Course provided by Future Learn

Study type: Online

Starts: Anytime

Price: Free

Overview

Understand the key principles of project management

According to a key report in 2017, only 37% of teams in the UK reported completing projects on time. Managing project costs was given as the biggest problem, followed by hitting deadlines.

On this course you will learn the key principles of project management and understand the project management skills needed to complete projects on time and on budget. You will focus on the three biggest challenges to project managers: completing projects on time, managing costs, and communication. You will learn from case studies and real life examples to bring your learning experience to life.

What topics will you cover?

Week 1

  • What is Project Management?

  • The Project Lifecycle

  • Risk Management

  • Discussion/examples

  • Mini Case Study

Week 2

  • Project Information and Communications

  • Closing a Project

  • Contemporary Practice: Project Management Software, Agile Project

  • Management, Operations Management

  • Discussion/examples

  • Mini Case Study

When would you like to start?

Start straight away and learn at your own pace. If the course hasn’t started yet you’ll see the future date listed below.

  • Available now

Who is the course for?

This course is for anyone working in project management roles in any industry, from engineering and programming, to marketing, aviation and more. It will be useful to any professional responsible for managing projects.

It is ideal for anybody considering undertaking Anglia Ruskin’s MSc Project Management.

Who developed the course?

Anglia Ruskin University

ARU is a global university with campuses across the East of England. They are passionate about transforming lives through innovative, inclusive and entrepreneurial education and research.

  • Established1858
  • LocationCambridge, UK
  • World rankingTop 350Source: Times Higher Education World University Rankings 2018