Essential Business MOOCs For January



Project Management for Business Professionals

School: None

Platform: Canvas

Registration Link: Project Management for Business Professionals

Start Date: January 26, 2015 (9 Weeks)

Workload: Not Specified

Instructor: Peter von Stackelberg

Credentials: von Stackelberg has completed major projects in software design, instructional systems design, and strategy development for companies like Shell, Kraft Foods, and American Express. An instructor at Alfred State College, he earned his M.S. in Information Design and Technology from SUNY IT (State University of New York Institute of Technology).

Graded: A certificate of completion, which can be used to meet professional development requirements for the PMI’s Project Management Professional (PMP) certification, is available for a fee.

Description: This course covers the basic concepts and techniques of project management. After completing the course, “students will be able to plan, schedule, budget, estimate, control, and monitor projects. In addition, they will become familiar with resource allocation, resource loading and the creation and use of GANTT and PERT charts.” The course will employ video lectures, discussion forums, peer-assessed assignments and group projects to help students apply basic PM principles.

Review: None

Additional Note: The purchase of the Project Management Institute’s Project Management Body of Knowledge Guide (PMBOK) is optional.

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