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ScheduleProject ManagementEarned Value Management (EVMT)Planning

Learner Career Outcomes

25%

got a tangible career benefit from this course

33%

got a pay increase or promotion
Shareable Certificate
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100% online
Start instantly and learn at your own schedule.
Flexible deadlines
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Beginner Level
Approx. 23 hours to complete
English

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Syllabus - What you will learn from this course

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Week
1

Week 1

1 hour to complete

Course Introduction

1 hour to complete
2 videos (Total 3 min), 8 readings
2 videos
Introduction to Specialization43s
8 readings
Course Icon Legend10m
Pre-Course Survey10m
Specialization Assignments10m
Peer Review Guidelines10m
Discussion Forum Guidelines10m
Accessibility and Accommodations Statement10m
General Course Information10m
Using, Editing, and Submitting Documents in this Course10m
4 hours to complete

Project Scope Management

4 hours to complete
7 videos (Total 38 min), 2 readings, 5 quizzes
7 videos
Scope Development - Part 14m
Scope Development - Part 25m
Requirements Development10m
Scope Control Process9m
Kaz and Tom Weekly Conclusion2m
Assignment Overview2m
2 readings
Recommended Readings10m
Example Project Scope Statement - Electric Car Case10m
4 practice exercises
Concept Check30m
Concept Check30m
Reflection30m
Module 1 Quiz30m
Week
2

Week 2

4 hours to complete

Project Schedule Management

4 hours to complete
7 videos (Total 18 min), 2 readings, 5 quizzes
7 videos
What is a WBS?3m
Work Packages2m
Steps for Creating a WBS3m
Case WBS2m
Kaz and Tom's Weekly Conclusions2m
Assignment Overview3m
2 readings
Recommended Readings10m
Example WBS and Dictionary - Electric Car Case10m
4 practice exercises
Concept Check30m
Concept Check30m
Reflection30m
Module 2 Quiz30m
Week
3

Week 3

5 hours to complete

Project Time Management

5 hours to complete
15 videos (Total 39 min), 2 readings, 6 quizzes
15 videos
Time Management2m
Critical Path Method Overview1m
Types of Diagrams2m
Activity on Node Example1m
Finding Critical Path2m
Forward Pass Diagram4m
Backward Pass Diagram3m
Total Slack3m
Free Slack3m
Things that can go wrong1m
Strategies for Dealing3m
Tools and Conclusion1m
Kaz and Tom Weekly Conclusion2m
Assignment Overview2m
2 readings
Recommended Readings10m
Example Project Schedule - Electric Car Case10m
5 practice exercises
Concept Check30m
Concept Check30m
Concept Check30m
Reflection30m
Module 3 Quiz30m
Week
4

Week 4

4 hours to complete

Cost Estimation

4 hours to complete
7 videos (Total 45 min), 2 readings, 5 quizzes
7 videos
Preparing an Estimate11m
Estimate Bases11m
Type of Estimates11m
Cost Baseline4m
Kaz and Tom Weekly Conclusion1m
Assignment Overview3m
2 readings
Recommended Readings10m
Example Project Cost Estimate - Electric Car Case10m
4 practice exercises
Concept Check30m
Concept Check30m
Reflection30m
Module 4 Quiz30m

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