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Project Management for Business Professionals

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This course provides an introduction to the concepts, techniques, and principles of project management. Primary emphasis will be on learning the project management process outlined in the Project Management Institute's PMBOK Guide (Project Management Body of Knowledge Guide). Agile, extreme, and other variations of project management will be discussed and their key features related to the PMBOK Guide.

Upon completion of the course students will be able to plan, schedule, budget, estimate, control, and monitor projects. In addition, they will become familiar with resource allocation, resource loading and the creation and use of GANTT and PERT charts.

Purchase of the PMBOK Guide for use as a text is optional. For those wanting to use this course to support new or continuing certification by the Project Management Institute (PMI), purchasing the text is recommended. A certificate and supporting documentation is available for a fee upon completion of this course. This certificate can be used to meet professional development requirements for the PMI’s Project Management Professional (PMP) certification.

Taught by

Peter von Stackelberg


4.5 rating, based on 18 Class Central reviews

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  • Vijayakumar Menon N completed this course, spending 5 hours a week on it and found the course difficulty to be medium.

    Project management for Business professionals is a course that introduces you to practical concepts in the management of projects including various methodologies. The instructor, Peter Von Stackelberg uses a small number of videos, and plenty of rea…
  • Eryn Van Lear

    Eryn Van Lear completed this course, spending 5 hours a week on it and found the course difficulty to be medium.

    I found this course to be very helpful in aiding my path towards receiving my PMP certificate. Please note that completion of the course does not guarantee a PMP certificate but at the very least it will set you up to do well on the test.
  • CK Korowkin

    CK Korowkin completed this course.

    I've taken live classes by Peter von Stackelberg, he's excellent.
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    This course is well taught, and professionally given to any one who's trying to understand, and continue practice Project Management. Peter Von Stackelberg is so far one of the best to do this.
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