Univ of Virginia offers online course on Project Planning & Management

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.

Course Syllabus


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.

Course Sessions

August 17, 2015 - September 27, 2015

Course Length

4 Weeks

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Univ of Virginia offers online course

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