Project Life Cycle Capstone


Course Details

This course can only be taken as part of the Certificate in Project Management.

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About this Course

You’ve learned the essential project management concepts, tools and techniques — now it’s time to get your hands dirty. In this course, you’ll apply all you have learned within a structured review of the PMBOK® Guide project life cycle.

Working as part of a team, you’ll manage a comprehensive simulated project from commencement through closeout. You’ll choose from a variety of industries, allowing you to develop profession-specific skills. Complete a project that demonstrates your knowledge and abilities to current or prospective employers.

What You’ll Learn

  • Project initiation: project overview statement and stakeholders
  • Project planning: scope, work breakdown structure, scheduling and budgeting, quality, communication and risk planning
  • Project execution: team development and management and procurement management
  • Project monitoring and control: scope and change control, schedule and cost management, Earned Value Management, quality control, risk monitoring and performance reporting
  • Project closeout: lessons learned

Get Hands-On Experience

  • Build a complete project management plan to add to your professional portfolio
  • Plan and execute a hybrid project using a combination of Predictive and Agile methodologies
  • Practice being a project manager, driving the timely submission of deliverables while ensuring stakeholder success criteria and requirements are met

PMBOK® is a registered mark of the Project Management Institute, Inc.

Program Overview

Complete the courses listed below to earn the certificate. You may be able to take individual courses without enrolling in the certificate program; check the course pages for details.

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