MANAGEMENT STUDIES

Spring/Summer - 17 In-class Downtown/St. George Building on principles you learned in 1860 Foundations of Project Management, this course develops what are often called the soft skills of leadership: communication, conflict resolution, people management and team-building. Topics include project selection based on strategy, organizational structure and culture, project management maturity models, setting up a project management office, communication methods, conflict management, team development and high-performance teams. Read More
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Our Program This College Certificate program provides students with the skills and knowledge required to deliver high-quality, well-defined project solutions. Through applied learning activities, students learn skills and strategies for moving through the project life cycle phases. They develop a critical understanding of management and human resources, project risk and quality, scheduling and software, and contracting and procurement. Students work through the curriculum to develop a project management plan that can be applied to real-life scenarios. The curriculum is based on the Guide to the Project Management Body of Knowledge (PMBOK) developed by the Project Management Institute, Inc. (PMI). One of the leading international associations of professionals specializing in the art and science of project management, the PMI sets the standard of excellence for the profession. Algonquin College has been reviewed and approved as a provider of the project management training by PMI. Our instructors are PMP credential holders. To qualify for this certificate, you must complete the program within four years. Success Factors This program is well-suited for students who: Possess leadership and management skills. Have strong computer and mathematics skills. Strive to attain performance goals. Possess strong oral and written communication skills. Display skills of strategic planning and problem-solving.
Since 1999, The Stanford Advanced Project Management program has been a high-quality leadership and management professional education program for project managers around the world. The program blends academic theory with proven project management techniques from leading companies to provide crucial insights and practical tools for managing projects, portfolios and complex systems. Project management focused courses are delivered online, at work and at Stanford.
Project management practitioners need to understand the established industry norms, methods, and practices for managing all stages of the project life cycle and its related processes. Students are introduced to the fundamental principles of project management, such as project strategy, selection, scheduling, risk management, quality assurance, performance measurement, audit and closure. By participating in discussions, analyzing readings, and conducting preliminary research, students acquire a working understanding of project management knowledge and theory.
On-Campus & Online Formats Increasing Efficiencies to Impact Results In today’s rapidly changing business landscape, there is a growing need for professionals who possess the technical knowledge and leadership skills that are required to effectively plan, manage, and execute complex projects. Georgetown University’s Master of Professional Studies (MPS) in Project Management (PM) primes students to manage and lead businesses through some of today’s greatest challenges. Students not only gain a deeper understanding across the project management lifecycle, but also master the competencies needed to think critically, balance competing demands, and communicate with diverse stakeholders—all while producing deliverables that align with organizational objectives. Who Should Apply The master's in Project Management is designed for those who are looking to enter or advance in project management. Ideally, applicants will have some prior relevant education or work experience as well as a desire to learn more about coordinating and leading projects, structuring workflow, and managing the complexities and uncertainties of the work environment. A Solid Foundation for a Successful Future Applied Learning. The program integrates hands-on learning to ensure that students can successfully apply the project management tools and techniques learned in the classroom to real-world scenarios. Flexible Format. The program offers a flexible curriculum that enables students to take classes online, on campus, or through a combination of both; students also have the options to enroll in the program on either a part-time or full-time basis. Transferrable Skills. Students develop the analytical frameworks, strategic planning skills, and advanced managerial insight needed to become more effective leaders and contributors across a broad range of industries. Industry Insights. Students engage with a faculty of experienced practitioners, who bring industry expertise and real-world experience directly into the classroom. Take a closer look at the master's in Project Management >>
The ability to successfully steer a project from the planning stages to conclusion is highly valued in today's workplace. With ALISON's free, online Project Management courses, students will gain the skills needed to successfully oversee projects at work. In the diploma-level course in Project Management training, you will receive a comprehensive overview of the methodology, tool sets and documentation necessary to oversee a project's life cycle. In other courses, such as Fundamentals of Project Management and Introduction to Modern Project Management Theory and Practice, you will dive into the philosophy of sound project management and learn how to apply them in real-world situations. Other courses include Designing and Implementing Monitoring and Evaluating Systems and Working with Clients and Project Teams. ALISON also offers an Arabic version of the project management fundamentals course. These classes are perfectly suited for those considering further project management training, including PMP training and certification.
Since 1999, The Stanford Advanced Project Management program has been a high-quality leadership and management professional education program for project managers around the world. The program blends academic theory with proven project management techniques from leading companies to provide crucial insights and practical tools for managing projects, portfolios and complex systems. Project management focused courses are delivered online, at work and at Stanford. As of April 25, 2017, this program will be discontinued to allow for future professional education offerings. Applications for this program closed on September 30, 2016. No new participants are being accepted into the program.
Building on principles you learned in 1860 Foundations of Project Management, this course develops what are often called the soft skills of leadership: communication, conflict resolution, people management and team-building. Topics include project selection based on strategy, organizational structure and culture, project management maturity models, setting up a project management office, communication methods, conflict management, team development and high-performance teams.
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