Course Description

In today’s business environment, there is a need for good project management. Project management provides visibility of project health to the business and the customer. Through continuous monitoring, early detection of variations to plan, schedule, and budget can be communicated to stakeholders for quick resolution, including project cancelation.

This course introduces the student to the 10 Project Management Knowledge Areas and their support role and relationships to the five Project Management Processes.


Course Outline

Unit 1
Project Integration & Scope Management
- Integration Management
- Direct & Manage Project Work
- Perform Integrated Change Control
- Scope Management
- Control Scope
Unit 2
Project Time & Cost Management
- Time Management
- Sequence Activities
- Control Schedule
- Cost Management
- Plan Cost Management
Unit 3
Project Quality, Human Resources & Communications Management
- Quality Management
- Human Resources Management
- Communications Management
Unit 4
Project Risk, Procurement & Stakeholder Management
- Risk Management
- Plan Risk Responses
- Procurement Management
- Stakeholder Management


Andy Stanhope has a Master’s of Business Administration, a Master’s of Science in Computer Systems and is a certified Project Management Professional, PMP, with over 25 years’ experience managing projects within medium and large companies, domestically and internationally. He has managed projects in a variety of software implementations, including Oracle, SAP, and SASS applications. He now works as a senior project manager at a large aerospace corporation.

He has previously taught PMP certification preparation sessions as well as taught undergraduate project management courses in Business and IT programs.


Learner Outcomes

After completing the course you will have an in-depth knowledge of the Project Management Knowledge Areas and their relationship to the Project Management Processes, including:
-PM Processes
-Project Integration Management
-Project Scope Management
-Project Time Management
-Project Cost Management
-Project Quality Management
-Project Human Resources Management
-Project Communications Management
-Project Risk Management
-Project Procurement Management
-Project Stakeholder Management


Course Objectives:
To provide the students with:
-Knowledge of the ten (10) Project Management Knowledge Areas
-Information on the integration of the Knowledge Areas and the Project Management Processes
-Learning about quality, human resources and communications management in project management
-The knowledge to project risk, including how to perform qualitative risk analysis, plan risk responses, and control risk

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Section Title
Project Management Knowledge Areas
Online-Self Paced
Aug 07, 2023 to Sep 01, 2023
Contact Hours
Course Fee(s)
Tuition non-credit $195.00
Section Notes

For further information on this course, please contact Darby Lanpher at dlanpher@harprcollege.edu.

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