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Successful projects begin at the beginning. So should the project manager.
No class on March 31
|Time:||6 - 8 p.m.|
|Location:||University of Montana campus
James E. Todd Building
|Hours of Instruction:||12|
Fundamentals of Project Management provides foundational knowledge to get you started in project management and techniques you will employ throughout the life of a project.
The course covers critical project management skills and provides you with the necessary tools to manage all phases of a project including initiating, planning, executing, controlling, and closing. Learn how to use various project management techniques including project charter development, stakeholder identification, developing the scope of the project via a work breakdown structure (WBS), schedule development, team management, and tracking projects. The role of the successful project manager will also be discussed. View the course outline for a complete list of covered subjects.
By the end of this 6-week course, you will have learned how to:
Students will gain the most benefit from this course by doing the reading as assigned. Students are responsible for purchase of their own textbook (order information is below). Case studies and other articles will be provided in class.
Chris Kirschten is an experienced manager of projects large and small. Since 1992, he has worked in the role of Project Manager for large corporations such as AT&T and Siemens as well as small rural companies. Chris is currently employed by Blackfoot Telecommunications in Missoula and leads the Western Montana chapter of PMI (Project Management Institute).