Practical Project Management

About: 

Project management is an essential skill in today’s business world. Organizations are faced with increasing pressure to complete projects within shorter time frames and with smaller budgets than in the past. Professionals need a workable method to ensure that their projects are profitable and aligned with the strategic goals of their organization.

Practical Project Management provides professionals with the essential skills they need to succeed in an increasingly competitive job market. Materials in this class are based on the Project Management Institute, A Guide to the Project Management Body of Knowledge, (PMBOK® Guide) - Fourth Edition, Project Management Institute (PMI®), Inc., 2008. This highly interactive course combines expert instruction with case studies and team exercises. In addition to technical competencies, the course covers the human and political aspects of project management by using examples from students’ own projects.

When you complete this course, you'll be ready to assume the role of Project Manager and you'll receive the 35 educational contact hours (3.5 CEUs) required to apply for PMP certification.

Program Highlights:

  • Flexibility
  • Students will learn how to Initiate, Plan, Execute, Control, and Monitor & Close a project
  • Students with gain essential skills they need to succeed in an increasingly competitive job market.

Learn more about this program:
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RESIDENTS OF ALABAMA, ARKANSAS, MARYLAND, AND MINNESOTA:
The University of Massachusetts Boston is currently not accepting students for online study who reside in Alabama, Arkansas, Maryland, or Minnesota, due to regulations in those states. Please contact your state's Board of Education for details. Click here for information on distance education authorization in other states.

Tuition/Fees: 

Registration is administered through College of Advancing and Professional Studies at UMass Boston. Payment is due upon registration. Please see Fee Schedule below.

Type of Fee Amount
Fee per course $1015-$1160 per course
Late Reg. Fee per semester* $0
Returned Check Fee per semester** $28
Total for course

$1015 - $1160

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*applicable when you register after deadline; non-refundable unless course has been cancelled

** applicable when checks returned unpaid

Accreditation: 

The University of Massachusetts is accredited by the New England Association of Schools and Colleges (NEASC).

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  • University of Massachusetts Lowell’s B.S. in Information Technology Ranked Among Top Affordable Online IT Degrees by Get Educated in 2011
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  • UMassOnline, UMass Boston President's Special Achievement Award, Valerie C. Haven, Sloan-C 2010 Awards
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  • UMassOnline Awarded Public Sector of the Year by Mass Technology Leadership Council , 2008
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  • 21st Century Best Practices Award, United States Distance Learning Association (USDLA)
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  • Excellence in Faculty Development, Sloan-C Excellence Awards
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  • Excellence in Distance Teaching Education - United States Distance Learning Association (USDLA)

Request Information

Contact: 
Shona Jackson
Phone: 
617-287-6934
Campus: 
Boston
Level: 
Non-credit
Type: 
Professional Development
Tuition Per Credit: 
$1,015 - $1,160 fee per course
Format: 
Online
Subject: 
Business / Management
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