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Effective project management skills are important to professionals in any industry. This particular course is geared to those students interested or working in the life sciences, engineering, and technology fields. Students will learn how to define, plan and execute a project whether the goal is simple or complex; gain the tools and knowledge for delivering projects on time and on budget, while meeting performance specifications; explore the basic components of project management and the project life cycle. This course will also help you determine the correct project through strategic portfolio analysis; create a successful charter; assemble and manage a team; analyze and control risk; monitor project milestones; and close out the project.

This course will provide 27 education hours. To receive Professional Development Units (PDU’s), submit your UCSD transcript to the Project Management Institute (PMI). 

Note: This course fulfills the prerequisite needed to take all other Project Management courses.

Course Number: BUSA-40862
Credit: 3.00 unit(s)
Related Certificate Programs: Project Management