BP113 Project Execution and Management
About This Course
Once the project planning process is complete, it is time to implement. Effectively executing and managing a project requires establishing and motivating a team, working closely with stakeholders, and paying attention to all the factors that make a project successful.
This project management training course offers a detailed look at how to direct and manage the project work, including project execution, monitoring and control, and closeout. Students will learn how to monitor a project, with special attention on handling issues and change gracefully; and learn how projects should be successfully closed. Endings are often as important as beginnings. A short introduction to adaptive project management, with emphasis on Agile/Scrum, will also be taught.
|The course is delivered remotely, with a blend of virtual live sessions and self-paced activities.|
|4 times per year (Fall, Winter, Spring, & Summer)|
||One week with a 15-hour workload. Please check the schedule for live session dates and times.|
Projects are everywhere — in healthcare, IT, government, nonprofits, retail, construction, education, banking, and more. With a projected 6.2 million project management roles added in the U.S. by 2020, the field of project management continues to be a top career choice. The ability to create and lead...
What You’ll Learn
Upon completion of this course, students will have gained the knowledge to:
- Procure goods and services on behalf of the project;
- Articulate and manage the quality of ongoing work;
- Manage risk and react effectively in the face of the unexpected;
- Close a project, including taking good care of the team.
The Learning Environment
This course is delivered remotely, with a blend of synchronous and asynchronous activities. Virtual live sessions provide opportunities to engage with the instructor and other students in real-time and self-paced activities give students the chance to work through content on their own schedule.
Other Courses in this Certificate Track
Enrolling in the full certificate program provides students with a comprehensive overview of all aspects of project management.
Courses may be taken individually and in any order unless otherwise noted. Four courses are required to complete the certificate. If pursuing the certificate, all courses in the certificate program must be completed within three years. Visit the program page for a recommended sequence.
Christopher Dennis’ work in product and process development, problem-solving, and project management spans utilities, music publishing, food manufacturing, and electronics industries. His perspective on innovation was developed during six years on staff at Massachusetts Institute of Technology. Chris earned a BS in Physics from the University of Rochester and an MSEE from Northeastern University.