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Project Management Essentials

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8 weeks
1,800 USD
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8 weeks
1,800 USD
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Self-paced Online
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Course description

Project Management Essentials

Earn an official certificate of professional achievement from George Washington University.

You'll walk away with:

  1. Core project management competencies, including strategic project planning and scheduling, and time, cost and scope management.
  2. Practical project management tools including Gantt charts, project initiation documents (PID) and work breakdown structure (WBS).
  3. Key interpersonal, leadership and strategic skills to enhance team motivation and stakeholder engagement for effective project execution.
  4. Validation of your project management skills in the form of a digital certificate of completion from the GW School of Business.

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  • Self-paced Online
  • Online
  • English

Who should attend?

This program is for you if:

  • You're a professional interested in developing your project management career by learning its core principles and applications
  • You manage multiple projects, within any given occupation and industry, and require the skills to execute them effectively, from inception to completion
  • You're an operations manager, a supervisor or a managing director aiming to advance your management skill set and gain new knowledge in a competitive market

Training content

Learn how to effectively implement and communicate project plans in the workplace as you work through the weekly modules of this online short course.

Module 1

Principles of organizational theory in health care

Module 2

Initiate and develop a project

Module 3

Develop a project schedule

Module 4

Execution and control of projects

Module 5

Leadership and project management

Module 6

Communication and stakeholder management

Module 7

Project management approaches: Agile and traditional

Module 8

Measures of project and project management success

Course delivery details


  • 8 weeks Excluding orientation
  • 7–10 hours per week entirely online

Why choose GetSmarter?

  • Data-driven course selection
  • Outcomes-based design
  • People-mediated delivery
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