Fundamentals of Project Planning and Management is a free, online course, conducted by the University of Virginia. Fundamentals of Project Planning and Management is an introductory course on the key concepts of planning and executing projects.
About the course
Fundamentals of Project Planning and Management will introduce basic concepts from project planning, critical path method, network analysis, and simulation for project risk analysis. You will gain an appreciation for what is required in planning and executing large-scale projects and gain an understanding of Agile Project Management principles. Together, we will develop an awareness of some behavioral biases that come to play in project settings and identify how these impact the planning and execution of a project.
Week 1: Welcome to the World of Projects
Week 2: The Ins and Outs of Project Planning
Week 3: It's a Risky World, and Then the Unexpected Happened
Week 4: Ready, Set, Go: Project Execution
No formal project management background is required.
August 17, 2015 - September 27, 2015
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