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Project Management Overview

A required course in the Certificate Program in Project Management.

Course Description

This course is an introduction to project management, the roles and responsibilities of the project manager and project team, and project methodologies, including Traditional/Waterfall, Agile, and hybrid methodologies. Students will learn what happens at each stage of the project life cycle and will explore the importance of tailoring to fit their own project context.

This course must be taken be taken as a standalone first, as it serves as a foundation for the remainder of the program. Learners will also be selecting the project that they will be using for the duration of the program. Remaining courses may be taken in any order.

All courses in the Project Management Program require a PMI membership. By becoming a PMI member, you'll gain access to Standards+ and a digital version of the most recent PMBOKĀ® Guide, both of which are required for this course.

This course uses live sessions via Zoom.   A device with audio and visual will be needed to participate.  The student guide provides additional resources/information on how to use and access your courses Zoom sessions. Please note these sessions will be recorded and posted in the course for all students to access.

  • Details
  • $625
  • January 08, 2024 to February 04, 2024
  • Delivery Mode: Online
  • Reg#: 00083
  • ID/Units: MGMT X402.2  (1.50)
    ( Section 1 )
  • Quarter: WINTER 2024


Tim Covington, M.S., PMP, is a Project Engineer for The Boeing Company. He's been with Boeing for over 28 years, and has led projects in manufacturing, production and engineering. In his current position, Tim leads projects in the "core engineering" organization for Boeing Defense Space & Security (BDS). He is a certified Project Management Professional (PMP), and a member of the Project Management Institute - Orange County Chapter (PMI-OC). Tim is a part-time instructor in the UCI Division of Continuing Education Project Management Program, and holds a Master's of Science degree in Project Management.

Textbook Information

Textbooks for your course may be purchased from any vendor or bookseller of your choice.

No textbook information is available for this course.

Meeting Schedule

EventDateDayStart TimeEnd TimeLocationRoom
START01/08/2024Monday------Online (Access Begins)---
OL-LEC01/10/2024Wednesday6:30 PM7:15 PMZoom---
OL-LEC01/17/2024Wednesday6:30 PM7:15 PMZoom---
OL-LEC01/24/2024Wednesday6:30 PM7:15 PMZoom---
OL-LEC01/31/2024Wednesday6:30 PM7:15 PMZoom---
END02/04/2024Sunday------Online (Access Ends)---