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Improve your project planning and management skills and learn how to run effective projects at work or in your daily life with this Fundamentals of Project Planning and Management course from Darden School of Business by FutureLearn.

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Overview

In this course, you will learn project planning techniques, principles and execution methods to create projects that can be run more effectively and efficiently.

Whether it’s for projects at work or in daily life, you’ll discover the language and frameworks for scoping projects, sequencing activities, utilising resources, and minimising risks.

By the end of the Fundamentals of Project Planning and Management course from Darden School of Business by FutureLearn , you'll be able to:

  • Describe how to initiate a project by defining the project goal, identifying the priorities, and establishing the organization.
  • Explain how to develop a project plan by identifying the scope, task dependencies, schedule, critical path, and risks.
  • Identify factors that lead to project success.
  • Describe the four stages of the project-life-cycle and the role each stage has in the evolution of a project.
  • Explain how to execute a project by monitoring the progress, communicating with stakeholders, and deciding how to correct and control.
  • Develop an awareness of some behavioral biases in project settings and identify how these impact the planning and execution of a project.
  • Develop the language and mindset for planning and managing projects by properly setting and prioritizing project goals and objectives.
  • Identify the most appropriate project management methodology given the project objectives, the degrees of uncertainty, and the constraints.

Programme Structure

What topics will you cover?

  • What a project is, what it is not, and why that matters.
  • How projects are defined and a project’s three objectives.
  • Models for examining a project’s organization and its stakeholders.
  • Reasons why projects fail and how to measure success.
  • Key stages in the project life-cycle and the features of each

Key information

Duration

  • Part-time
    • 1 months

Start dates & application deadlines

You can apply for and start this programme anytime.

Language

English

Delivered

Online
  • Self-paced
  • No Attendance
  • Proactive tutoring and support
  • Individual work/assignments (with online group discussions)

Academic requirements

We are not aware of any academic requirements for this programme.

English requirements

We are not aware of any English requirements for this programme.

Other requirements

General requirements

  • This course is for anyone interested in project planning and management. If you want to develop planning techniques to ensure your projects run smoothly from start to finish, this is the course for you. You don’t need any prior experience.

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    Free
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 0 USD per year during 1 months.
  • National

    Free
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 0 USD per year during 1 months.
  • Limited access: Free
  • Unlimited: $23.33/month
  • Buy this course:$79

Funding

Studyportals Tip: Students can search online for independent or external scholarships that can help fund their studies. Check the scholarships to see whether you are eligible to apply. Many scholarships are either merit-based or needs-based.

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