Project Management MicroDiploma
The curriculum covers not only technical skills but also the critical social aspects of project management. Students learn about conflict management, effective communication, team building, and motivation, all of which are essential for effective project management.
About This Program
This program has been designed to provide you with an understanding of both the technical and social components of project management. Through a range of experiential learning opportunities and hands-on activities, you will develop a core set of technical and managerial skills required for successful project management.
Covering all aspects of project management, from initiation to closure, you will learn about project planning, risk management, scheduling, and budgeting, as well as effective communication, team building, and conflict resolution. You will also explore different project management methodologies and frameworks, including Agile and Waterfall.
As you progress, you will engage in a range of learning activities, including video lectures, case studies, simulations, and group discussions. You will have the opportunity to apply your learning in practical scenarios, receiving feedback and guidance from industry experts.
Upon completion, you will have developed the knowledge and skills necessary to successfully manage a project of any size and complexity. You will be able to effectively plan and execute projects, manage project risks and issues, and communicate with stakeholders at all levels.
What you will learn
- The importance of balancing technical and sociocultural aspects while managing projects.
- Why understanding an organization’s strategy is crucial for project managers and how they can gain this understanding.
- Identifying various project management structures and gaining an understanding of their strengths and weaknesses.
- The significance of establishing project priorities with respect to cost, time, and performance.
This course has been designed to equip you with the essential supervisory skills required to supervise as a project manager. Learn a range of topics including conflict management, motivation, onboarding, training, and the impact of technology and social media on recruiting and reference checks.
Throughout, you will engage in a range of learning activities, including video lectures, case studies, group discussions, and interactive exercises. In addition, you will learn about the different styles of conflict management and develop strategies for resolving conflicts effectively. You will also explore the different motivational techniques that can be used to drive performance and engage employees.
Among the subjects covered are the costs and benefits of training, including how to design and deliver effective training programs. You will also learn about the impact of technology and social media on the recruitment process, including how to conduct effective reference checks in a digital age. When you are done, you will have developed the supervisory skills necessary for project management.
What you will learn:
- Identify the general functions of a supervisor.
- The potential connection between personal traits and leadership ability.
- Describe how supervisors can lead a productive team.
- The major types of ethical behaviour that supervisors should practice.
This MicroDiploma is designed to provide comprehensive knowledge and skills in project management practices and principles, as well as supervisory skills required for success in business management. The first course covers project management from initiation to closure, while the second focuses on essential supervisory skills such as conflict management, motivation, onboarding, and training. Students engage in practical learning activities and exercises created by industry experts to develop the knowledge and skills required to effectively manage projects of any size and complexity and succeed in a management role.
All MicroDiploma courses have different grading systems. For most, it is a combination of homework, assignments, quizzes and exams. Some course grading is 100% based on assignments or exams. An example of the breakdown is listed below.
- Homework and Lab Assignments – 30%
- Review Quizzes – 30%
These will test your comprehension of course materials following each section of the course.
- Knowledge Assessments – 40%
An overall assessment of the course material, may consist of one or more exams.
This MicroDiploma is part of:
8 weeks at 20 hours per week.
All courses are taught in English.
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Module credits you have completed can be put towards a MicroDiploma. Earn MicroDiploma credits to put towards a Diploma.
Supervision Concepts and Skill-Building
Supervision: Concepts and Skill-Building helps students learn what it takes to be a successful supervisor in today’s complex work world. The focus of this new edition continues the tradition of presenting useful tools and solutions for meeting present-day supervision challenges. In addition, the 11th edition furnishes students with an even richer mix of real-life examples that illustrate how modern supervisors handle contemporary problems. Carefully studying proven supervision concepts and their relationship to real-world, practical examples throughout this text will greatly enhance a student’s chances of gaining success and personal rewards as a supervisor.
Samuel Certo: The Emeritus Dean and Steinmetz Professor of Management at the Roy E. Crummer Graduate School of Business at Rollins College, Certo has been a professor of management for more than 20 years and has received prestigious awards, including the Award for Innovative Teaching from the Southern Business Association, the Instructional Innovation Award granted by the Decision Sciences Institute, and the Charles A. Welsh Memorial Award for outstanding teaching at the Crummer School. His numerous publications include articles in prominent journals, and he is the author of several successful academic and professional titles. Several of his books have been translated into many different languages.
Project Management: The Managerial Process
This text provides a holistic and realistic approach to Project Management combining the human aspect and culture of an organization with the tools and methods used It covers concepts and skills used to propose, plan secure resources, budget and lead project teams to successful completion of projects. this text is not only about how the management process works but also why it works. It’s not intended to specialize by industry type or project scope, rather it is written for the individual who will be required to manage a variety of projects in a variety of organizational settings.
Erik Larson: Professor of project management in the Department of Management, marketing, and international business at the College of Business, Oregon State University. He teaches executive, graduate, and undergraduate courses on project management, organizational behaviour, and leadership. His research and consulting activities focus on project management. He has published numerous articles on matrix management, product development, and project partnering.
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