Professional Education Subject

Project Management

Deliver projects on time and within budget, or simply learn how to apply project management concepts to your corporate programs through hands-on training by some of the industry's most renowned instructors.  Gain recognition as a Project Management expert, prepare for the Project Management Professional PMP® certification exam, or simply earn a Georgia Tech certificate in Project Management.

Courses In This Subject

  • Applying Project Management Fundamentals in your Company (COMP 6380P)

    Learn the principles and practices of disciplined project management while discussing the unique challenges of your own organization.

  • Better Requirements For Technology Projects (COMP 6210P)

    Take a hands-on approach to defining, facilitating, documentation gathering, and management of information technology project requirements. Use accepted template and techniques that are geared for significantly improving requirements, collection, and documentation. Focus on the importance of definition, validation, documentation, and management. Explore the roles of various players (project leaders, business analysts, client advocates, and customers) in determining the success of the requirements definition for IT projects.

  • Directing Technology Programs (COMP 6220P)

    This hands-on course is for directors, program managers, and senior project leaders who are responsible for overseeing a group of strategic technology projects and ensuring that the projects provide the intended benefits. Focus on managing project interdependencies and monitoring benefits realization. A review and analysis of key metrics is discussed to determine those most appropriate for your organization Case studies are from corporate and governmental programs.

  • Lean Project Management Tools for Product Development (MFG 2011P)

    Streamline the process flow of a product from concept through development with concurrent manufacturing preparation.

  • Project Management Introduction: Fundamentals to Successful Projects (COMP 6300P)

    This course introduces you to the principles and practices of disciplined project management. Class discussion and group exercises present best practices from both the PMI Framework but also from the world of hard knocks. Gain a comprehensive overview of the skills, knowledge and tools needed to effectively manage projects. Discover all the ten knowledge areas and the five process groups of A Guide to the Project Management Body of Knowledge (Fifth Edition) established by the Project Management Institute as the industry standard for project management instruction.

  • Project Management: Case Study Workshop (COMP 6340P)

    This final course in the PMP series allows you to apply the principles of project management to an experiential real case study. Demonstrate the knowledge, skills, and tools needed to effectively manage a project in a simulated environment of challenges, stress, and troubling vendor relations. Learn to build and use key project management documents. The unique challenges of projects are emphasized and groups get to compare their strategies and learn from the shared experience. You may take this final course regardless of whether your earlier courses were under the Fourth Edition PMBOK or the current Fifth Edition PMBOK.

  • Project Management: Communicating within Teams (COMP 6320P)

    Effective communication within teams is purposeful and managed. This course explores how teams differ in their communication requirements. Discover individual communications styles and how to adapt your style in project situations. Learn the stages of team development, the types of teams and how the project manager can apply different leadership styles depending upon the situation. Effective communication practices are combined with leadership techniques to help build more successful project teams.

  • Project Management: Delivering the Triple Constraints (COMP 6330P)

    Balancing the Triple Constraint of scope, schedule and cost often becomes the key to success in our projects. This course prepares you to face these competing forces by applying the knowledge, and tools needed to manage scope expectations within realistic project schedules and budgets. Learn to proactively identify and deal with schedule and cost variances to ensure successful project delivery. Gain the skills to effectively integrate quality processes into your project management practices. Use quality tools and build quality into project plans and the end product. Learn the specifics processes of scope, schedule, cost and quality management knowledge areas as defined by the Project Management Institute in A Guide to the Project Management Body of Knowledge (Fifth Edition), the industry standard.

  • Project Management: Managing Risk and Procurements (COMP 6310P)

    Reduce negative risk exposure in your projects and enhance opportunities by using effective risk management and procurement practices. Learn the specific processes of risk management and procurement knowledge areas as defined by the Project Management Institute in A Guide to the Project Management Body of Knowledge, the industry standard. Identify potential threats, determine the impact of the threat, and develop a management strategy by quantifying and prioritizing project risks. Learn to effectively manage project procurements, those undertaken in response to project risks as well as those undertaken to provide other needed products and services. Incorporate successful vendor management practices to ensure successful completion of project objectives.

     

  • Project Management: Preparing for the PMP Exam (COMP 6360P)

    Prepare to take and pass the Project Management Professional (PMP)® certification exam. Get an intense review of the material covered in the PMP examination. Learn techniques for taking the exam and review all the critical components of A Guide to the Project Management Body of Knowledge (PMBOK® Guide) Fifth Edition.