Take a deep dive into planning and scheduling principles. Acquire knowledge and techniques necessary to initiate, plan, estimate, and schedule your next project successfully. Work within project teams to experience the planning process while generating associated planning documents. Other topics include project software, team contracts and interpersonal skills.
You will learn how to:
- Skillfully develop product scope (requirements) and understand its importance as the foundation for a successful project
- Create a project charter, scope statement, schedule, and cost baseline
- Develop a Work Breakdown Structure (WBS) and WBS dictionary; network diagrams; critical paths; and communication agreements
- Identify project risks, analyze their effects on the project and determine how to respond to them as part of the planning process
- Discover how current applications of earned value management concepts can be used to control schedule and cost against the project’s original baseline values
- Apply scheduling tools to manage and analyze project schedules
- Understand the importance of the critical path in the determination of the project’s completion
Important note: Students should complete Project Management Essentials or Project Management Boot Camp before enrolling in this course. Individual exceptions can be made based on previous experience and knowledge. Please contact firstname.lastname@example.org request an exception.
Traditional in-person class meetings at one of our campus locations with access to our online learning portal, "Canvas." Classes typically meet one evening a week, so working professionals can attend without having to take time off from work. Schedules can vary, so be sure to check the schedule before enrolling. Click on the “In-class” section below to view location, dates, and times.
Fully online instructor-led training using live virtual class meetings via Zoom or Virbela conferencing systems. Click on the “Live Online” section below to view details of the online meeting times and instructor information.
Fully online Instructor-led training with no class meeting times. Lectures are pre-recorded and your instructor will set weekly deliverables to help you stay on track and engage with the content in a meaningful way. Click on the “Online” section below to view course details.
Note: Not all formats may be available every quarter.
This course will provide 27 education hours. To receive Professional Development Units (PDU’s), submit your UCSD transcript to the Project Management Institute (PMI).
Note: Students should complete Project Management Essentials, Project Management Essentials in Science and Technology, or Project Management Boot Camp before enrolling in this course.
For questions about this course, please contact ProjectManagement@ucsd.edu.
Course Number: BUSA-40715
Credit: 3.00 unit(s)
Related Certificate Programs: Project Management
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7/10/2023 - 9/9/2023
This course is entirely web-based and to be completed asynchronously between the published course start and end dates. Synchronous attendance is NOT required.
You will have access to your online course on the published start date OR 1 business day after your enrollment is confirmed if you enroll on or after the published start date.
Hosch, Alex, Owner, The Office of Project Management and Coaching
Alex Hosch, Ph.D., MBA, MPM, PMP, is an independent Information Systems Management Consultant and Project Manager. He has worked in the financial services industry for more than 25 years, successfully managing technology, information systems, product development, and operational projects for various financial institutions.
The Fast Forward MBA in Project Management 6th
by Eric Verzuh
ISBN / ASIN: 9781119700760
An Introduction to Project Management: Predictive, Agile, and Hybrid Approaches 7th
by Kathy Schwalbe
ISBN / ASIN: 9798695713459
You may purchase textbooks via the UC San Diego Bookstore.
No refunds after: 7/17/2023.
7/10/2023 - 9/9/2023
You will have access to your course materials on the published start date OR 1 business day after your enrollment is confirmed if you enroll on or after the published start date.
7/13/2023 - 9/7/2023
Synchronous web-based class meetings that are scheduled to meet online at published times (time/date).
Zach Herman has over 20 years of experience in Project and Program Management. Currently, he is the Associate Director of the Information Services Project Management Office at UC San Diego Health. He has overseen large scale programs in Healthcare for over 10 years with a focus on Process Improvement and Implementation Best Practices. He holds a Master’s degree in Business Administration, a Project Management Professional Certification (PMP), Disciplined Agile Scrum Master (DASM) and holds a Lean Six Sigma Black Belt (LSSBB).
No refunds after: 7/20/2023.
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There are no sections of this course currently scheduled. Please contact the Business, Professional & Legal Programs department at 858-534-8131 or email@example.com for information about when this course will be offered again.