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In Controlling Project Costs and Risks, fundamentals of cost and risk management were examined. Now, dive deeper into the topic with advanced cost and risk techniques used by senior project practitioners in larger project environments and global/virtual project environments. Discover more effective strategies for project initiation and decision making. See how previous techniques like Earned Value and PERT can be combined into powerful tools to manage costs and related risks. Learn how to be even more effective at identification of project risks and opportunities. Participants will complete a short case study of a major project with a focus on cost and risk management.

This course will use a case study approach that makes the subject interesting and engaging. Immediate skills you will take away from this course include:

  • a project recovery methodology
  • a means of discerning important team cultural differences
  • an ethical decision making framework
  • how to use, apply, and create case studies

This course will provide 18 education hours. To receive Professional Development Units (PDU’s), submit your UCSD transcript to the Project Management Institute (PMI). 

Note: Prerequisite: Controlling Project Cost and Risk or equivalent knowledge. If you feel you have the equivalent knowledge please contact ProjectManagement@ucsd.edu.

Course Number: BUSA-40873
Credit: 2.00 unit(s)
Related Certificate Programs: Project Management

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