LEARNING OBJECTIVES: Upon completion of this course, students will be able to: • Define project prioritization, life cycles, and roles • Identify the steps involved in developing a project management plan • Comprehend methods for assessing project needs, costs, and risks • Identify the elements involved in performing and controlling projects • Describe modern developments and the future of project management DESCRIPTION: If you’re looking for project management programs to improve your project management skills and increase your responsibility in the professional landscape, then this program is what you need. This assessment-rich program includes information that is consistent with the latest edition of the PMBOK Guide. This way, you can have an advantage when you try to become a Certified Project Management Professionals (PMP). In this program, you’ll learn how to master tried and tested project management methods and relatively new techniques in today’s industry. Thus, some details you’ll learn are as follows. • Basic functions and features of Microsoft Project 2013 • How to define life cycles, project prioritization, and roles • The steps used to develop a project management plan • How to assess a project’s needs, risks, and costs This program also includes an interactive simulation in which you’ll be operating as a project leader. This simulation is a significant part of this program because it provides you with an opportunity to learn through simulated experience. Therefore, you’ll learn how to: • Initiate the project • Plan the project • Execute the project • Monitor and control the project • Close the project • Use cross-cutting skills and knowledge Therefore, by gaining first-hand experience, you’ll be more than ready to take on real-world professional opportunities. CERTIFICATION: Regardless of your career stage, the Certified Associate in Project Management (CAPM)® certification credential from the Project Management Institute (PMI) is an asset that will distinguish you in the job market and enhance your credibility and effectiveness working on — or with — project teams. Project management is a rapidly growing profession. Through 2020, 1.57 million new jobs will be created each year and qualified practitioners are in demand. With the CAPM, you’ll be on the fast track to opportunity. Each state may have additional licensing requirements, be sure to research your states requirements for employment by visiting your states occupation board.