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Foundations of Project Management


Course Details

  • Location: Online
  • Duration: 4 weeks
  • Times: Evenings
  • Cost : $390

Next Start Date:

August 10, 2021

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About this Course

There has never been a better time to learn the foundational skills of professional project management. Demand for project management skills continues to grow at a rapid pace in many companies and organizations.

In this course, we’ll start with the basics of business vocabulary and working in a professional environment. You’ll understand the importance of project management and how it fits into business practice. You’ll learn about effective teamwork skills, including collaboration, communication and dealing with conflict. We’ll cover best practices for balancing priorities and for making decisions within business constraints. Finally, you’ll get practice reviewing business cases and data to draw conclusions and make actionable plans. 

You can take this course on its own or use it to prepare for the Certificate in Project Management.

Designed For

Anyone interested in learning the foundational business concepts related to project management. 

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What You’ll Learn

  • Techniques for communicating effectively and navigating team dynamics
  • Ingredients for good decision-making, including defining the criteria and involving the right stakeholders
  • Time management, scheduling and prioritization

Get Hands-On Experience

You’ll use a variety of data and metrics to measure project performance.

Learning Format

Online With Real-Time Meetings

Combine the convenience of online learning with the immediacy of real-time interaction. You’ll stream courses online and interact with your instructors and fellow students via chat, web conferencing or phone, all in real time. Learn More »

Course Sessions

Online With Real-Time Meetings


Meet your instructor

Eduardo Reif

COO, Jump On Languages


You'll earn 1.5 continuing education units (CEUs) for successfully completing this course. Learn more about noncredit courses.

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