This course will provide entry-level project managers with the knowledge and skills necessary to successfully complete the Project Management Institute’s nationally recognized Certified Associate in Project Management (CAPM) exam. This credential is considered the standard of excellence in the field of project management and is often a required credential in the field. This comprehensive course will use learning activities, practice exams, and assignments to help students prepare for, and successfully complete the CAPM exam.
Certified Associate in Project Management Exam Prep Objectives: Describe the importance of project management, organizational project management maturity and the CAPM® certification process. Identify the nine knowledge areas of PMI’s Guide to the PMBOK®. Describe the project management process from start to finish. Identify the 47 key processes of project management and how they relate. Describe projects and project management disciplines. Identify the steps taken when initiating a project. Describe how to plan project work. Develop project schedules, cost estimates and budgets. Explain how to plan project quality, staffing and communications. Describe the process for monitoring and controlling project work, schedules, costs, quality, staffing, and communications. Explain how to monitor and control project risks and contracts.
Offering a straightforward introduction to the basic principles of leadership, this course provides you with practical strategies for becoming a more effective leader in an organizational setting and in your own life. Using leadership theory and practical activities, this course will provide a comprehensive overview of the basics of leadership in an understandable, student-centered format. Each section of this course will focus on a fundamental aspect of leadership, discuss how it can be applied in real leadership situations, and provide relevant profiles of leaders. The course will utilize applied activities such as case studies, self-assessment questionnaires, observational exercises, and reflection and action worksheets to help the student further explore leadership concepts and real-world applications.
Organizational and Behavioral Leadership Objectives: Define leadership and explain the evolution of the concept of leadership. Identify the different traits of leaders. Describe how to engage people’s strengths through the leadership process. Define the three types of leadership: the authoritarian, democratic, and laissez-faire styles, and develop an individual leadership style and philosophy. Describe the strategies used to attend to both tasks and relationships as part of the leadership process. Describe the importance of developing leadership skills, and identify common leadership skills that improve effectiveness. Describe the process of developing a workable vision within any context of leadership. Identify the strategies used to establish a constructive climate, manage conflict, and overcome obstacles.
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