Project Initiation and Planning
October 24 – December 5, 2017
The overall course objective is to teach the student the fundamentals of effective project management. The focus of this course is to introduce the student to project management processes; the role of the Project Manager; and project management planning. It begins the planning process covering topics such as SMART project objectives, high-level scope and success criteria. Specific course objectives include:
Obtaining a general understanding of the project management discipline.
Understanding the benefits of project management and project management techniques.
Understanding the role and responsibilities of the project manager.
Learning project selection criteria.
Learning how to begin the project planning process.