ABOUT THE COURSE
The course of Project Management aims to help individuals and researchers to deepen their knowledge in one of the most important and modern scientific fields. More specifically, its purpose is to provide the necessary resources to individuals wishing to upgrade their professional prospects, by cultivating skills related to the modern methods of designing, monitoring, selection, evaluation methodology and project budgeting. Topics such as the bureaucratic practices of project management, the management principles and the tools used in projects’ execution, the management of human resources and the formulation of an effective policy control, are included in the course, so that learners are able to use effectively the entire range of tools, techniques and methods that make up the main body of knowledge in project management.
Whatever you do in your life, is related to a project. From preparing your breakfast, to making up your bed, and from completing an assignment to renovating your house. All those sets of activities are small or big projects that require accurate planning, firm execution and all those staying within the available budget and time frame. After all, Project Management is the ultimate Conception of Realistic and not Idealistic Management.
Project management is the ultimate skill for tomorrow’s leaders. Sit back, relax and enjoy your knowledge trip.
By the end of this course, you will be able to :
1.Understand the nature of projects and to distinguish them from operations
2.Understand the basic documents that are required from a professional perspective in order to manage and control projects effectively
3.Employ the basic project time scheduling techniques, the basic budget controlling mechanisms, including the very useful tool of Earned Value Management Technique
4.Understand the basic principles of quality management in projects
5.Identify the fundamental differences between managing Projects and Managing Organizations in general
6.Understand how to acquire, manage and develop your project team
7.Identify and how to deal with potential risks in a qualitative and quantitative manner
8.Understand how to conduct and control procurements
9.Understand how to identify and manage project stakeholders