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Format: Online

Duration: 8 weeks

Credits: 3 credits

This course examines strategies used to effectively complete projects through people and stakeholder groups and the role of the project manager as leader.

Upon completion of this course, students are expected to be able to do the following:

  1. Identify, assign, and communicate project roles, responsibilities, and reporting relationships.
  2. Synthesize in a balanced manner the individual, organizational, and systemic issues in conflicting situations and negotiations.
  3. Develop strategies to identify, address, and manage the diverse expectations of the project team and other stakeholder groups.
  4. Evaluate attributes that shape decisions on tailoring project approaches.
  5. Demonstrate, select, and adapt communications styles critical to project environments and progress.
  6. Adapt personal leadership style for alignment with the organization culture and project needs.
  7. Develop facilitation skills for virtual and in-person interactions among teams and groups.
  8. Close projects effectively, including staffing, finance, and archiving lessons learned and project documentation.
  9. Direct and manage project work.

Prerequisite: PRM 600 Foundations of Project Management, PRM 601 Project Scope and Scheduling and, PRM 611 Technical Communication

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