Course Overview

Foundations in Project Management provides 28 hours of in-depth review of project management fundamentals and practical real-life scenarios and exercises.

Build your confidence in managing projects of all sizes and complexities. Deepen your understanding of the language and science of project management. And then apply your learning on the job. The course is taught by PMP-certified practitioners with decades of relevant experience. So you will be learning from the best.

Down the road, if the call of PMP certification grows clearer, you can apply these education hours towards the PMP exam eligibility requirement and rest a little easier knowing your foundation is in place.


Course Schedule

The next session of the Foundations in Project Management course is as follows:

FALL 2024 Session

Foundations in Project Management

Details to be announced at a later date.

(Note: Registration is through the PMI Delaware Valley Chapter (PMI-DVC) site.)


Note: Students need to acquire all class materials before the first class session.

Purchase either the print or electronic version of:

Project Management: The Managerial Process 8th Edition

Erik Larson and Clifford Gray

Print Edition 1260238865, 978-1260238860   eText 1260736202, 9781260736205


Course Outline

Modern project management

Organization strategy and project selection

Structure and culture

Defining the project

Estimating project times and costs

Developing a project schedule

Managing risk

Scheduling resources and costs

Reducing project duration

Being an effective project manager

Managing project teams

Outsourcing: managing inter-organizational relations

Progress and performance measurement and evaluation

Project closure

Agile project management

International projects