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Project Management

XCPM 1000 - Project Management Essentials

Project Management is the use of principles, techniques and tools to execute projects effectively and efficiently. For most organizations it is a necessary competency which allows them to reach business goals via project deliverables. This 3-day course uses lecture, discussion and case studies to provide an overview of project management concepts and principles. Topics include the Project Management Framework, Process Groups, and Knowledge Areas. Specific issues such as project authority, leadership skills, and stakeholder communication strategies will also be covered. The project management classes offer PDUs and satisfy the Project Management Institute's (PMI) classroom requirements for the PMP certification. These courses have been approved by PMI. (21 PDUs) This class is also part of the Project Management Smart Package. Take all of the classes in this package at a 30% discount off the full price. For details visit the Smart Package store. Class textbook included in course fee. Textbooks distributed in first course meeting. The "Project Management Body of Knowledge" (PMBOK) book is provided.

CEU Hours: 2.1

Contact Hours: 21

Outline: 
What is a Project?
Project Definition
Triple Constraint
Project or Operation?
The Project Management Framework
The Iterative Process Model
Types of Organizational Structures
Context-synthesis understanding of a project 
PM Related Terminology
Establishing leadership authority on a project 
Stakeholders
Project Management Process Groups
Project Management Knowledge Areas
Project Integration Management
Project Scope Management
Project Time Management
Project Cost Management
Project Quality Management
Project Human Resource Management
Project Communication Management
Project Risk Management
Project Procurement Management
Leadership 
Motivational Approaches 



 
CRN Days Time Date Location Instructor Seats Open
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Clinic Courses (CLI) provide practical application and are offered on or off campus. Instructors supervise/direct student in a simulated or on-site setting.
Face-to-Face Courses (F2F) take place in a classroom. Based on JCCC's Statement of General Education. Students in all classes, including face-to-face classes, are expected to use technology appropriate to the course content and as needed to access web-based course materials. Face-to-face classes typically require access to computer equipment (either at home or in college labs provided for student use) and computing skills utilizing standard office, business and web browsing applications.
Hybrid Courses (HYB) combine face-to-face classroom instruction and the convenience of online web-based learning, resulting in a reduction of the amount of time spent in the face-to-face classroom and a significant increase of time spent studying online materials. Students registered in hybrid courses must attend class meetings as listed in the JCCC Schedule of Classes.
Internships (INT) provide experience to students for on-the-job training with cooperating businesses, agencies, and organizations. The number of hours for each internship varies.
Lab Courses (LAB) are face-to-face classes where students perform tasks as directed by faculty. Faculty members monitor the activity and provide individual and/or group instruction/assistance
Media Courses (MED) deliver all or a portion of instruction through either cable broadcast or pre-recorded video lessons. The videos are available in DVD format from the Billington Library.
Online Courses (ONLNE) use the Internet and a Learning Management System (D2L) to deliver course materials and to facilitate student-instructor, student-content, and student to student interaction. To participate in online courses, the student should have a good understanding of computer hardware and software applications and the Internet.
Continuing Education Online Courses (CEONL) and materials are delivered via the Internet. To participate in online courses, the student should have a good understanding of computer applications and Internet navigation. For more information about this course and other online learning options visit CE Online.
Private (PLV) lessons for credit are available from beginning to advanced in voice, piano, guitar, brass, woodwind and percussion. Lessons are scheduled by arrangement with private music instructors.
Self-Paced Courses (SEL) and Self-Paced Online (SPO) are offered on a schedule of study that allows students more flexible scheduling options. Course interaction is based upon a contract between student - instructor and in some cases can take up to one calendar year to complete. Some courses may use online delivery to facilitate the learning experience.
Self-Paced Courses (SEL) and Self-Paced Online (SPO) are offered on a schedule of study that allows students more flexible scheduling options. Course interaction is based upon a contract between student - instructor and in some cases can take up to one calendar year to complete. Some courses may use online delivery to facilitate the learning experience.
Travel Courses (TRV) may require in-class activities as well as traveling to a destination. Students will be responsible for the cost of the travel as well as the course costs.
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