University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
Business Value and Project Management Specialization
University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign

Business Value and Project Management Specialization

Coursework to build great organizational leaders.. Learners will be able to form a more wholistic perspective on business fundamentals and better manage organizational development, change, and projects.

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Fataneh Taghaboni-Dutta, Ph.D., PMP, CSM, CSPO
Oktay Urcan
E. Geoffrey Love

Instructors: Fataneh Taghaboni-Dutta, Ph.D., PMP, CSM, CSPO

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Specialization - 6 course series

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Specialization - 6 course series

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Beginner level
No prior experience required
2 months at 10 hours a week
Flexible schedule
Learn at your own pace
Progress towards a degree

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Specialization - 6 course series

Financial Accounting: Foundations

Course 112 hours4.7 (4,403 ratings)

What you'll learn

  • Accounting information and how it is used by different capital market participants

  • Record financial information and produce the main financial statements

  • Fundamental accounting concepts and revenue recognition criteria in preparing financial statements,

  • Conduct the accounting for short-term assets, with a particular focus on accounts receivables and inventories.

Skills you'll gain

Category: Financial Accounting
Category: Accounting
Category: Accrual
Category: Financial Statement

Financial Accounting: Advanced Topics

Course 211 hours4.7 (1,679 ratings)

What you'll learn

  • to account for fixed assets

  • understand accounting for liabilities

  • evaluate shareholders’ equity section of a balance sheet, and

  • understand preparation and information provided by cash flows statement.

Skills you'll gain

Category: Scope (Project Management)
Category: Risk Management
Category: Resource Management
Category: Project Initiation Skills
Category: Stakeholder Management
Category: Project Management Fundamentals
Category: Budgeting and Cost Management
Category: Scope Management

Designing the Organization

Course 313 hours4.7 (1,631 ratings)

What you'll learn

Skills you'll gain

Category: Organization Design
Category: Strategic Management
Category: Knowledge of General Business Functions
Category: Organizational Theory
Category: Organizational Structure

Managing the Organization

Course 412 hours4.7 (1,390 ratings)

What you'll learn

Project Initiation and Planning

Course 521 hours4.7 (115 ratings)

What you'll learn

  • Describe the concepts of project management and the key activities in the project life cycle

  • Develop a project management plan that documents the actions necessary to define, coordinate, and measure all project activities

  • Identify necessary labor and material resources, estimate the required units to meet expectations, and demonstrate impact of changes to project scope

  • Demonstrate how teams are assigned and formed, describe the stages of team development, and optimize the project schedule

Skills you'll gain

Category: Organizational Change
Category: Decision-Making
Category: Strategic Leadership
Category: Organizational Culture
Category: Ethics

Project Execution and Control

Course 621 hours4.8 (45 ratings)

What you'll learn

Skills you'll gain

Category: Cash Flow
Category: Financial Accounting
Category: Cash Flow Statement
Category: Financial Statement

Instructors

Fataneh Taghaboni-Dutta, Ph.D., PMP, CSM, CSPO
University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
7 Courses65,318 learners
Oktay Urcan
University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
5 Courses167,403 learners
E. Geoffrey Love
University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
13 Courses123,055 learners

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This Specialization is part of the following degree programs offered by University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign. If you are admitted and enroll, your coursework can count toward your degree learning and your progress can transfer with you.

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