Effective Project Management

About this course

This is an advanced level course that will give you the skills to ensure your projects are completed on time and on budget while satisfying the needs of stakeholders. The course is three weeks long and is based on the third edition of the textbook Effective Project Management. You will need an average of one hour per day to complete the required activities such as lectures, forum participation and case study exercises. Participants will use a case study to practice some of the tools and methods, will participate in engaging online conversations, and will learn from the experience of development professionals from around the world. During the course you will receive a constant guidance from the instructor.


This course is designed for those who want to start a career in development project management, including seasoned professionals wishing to upgrade their skills and knowledge. This is an ideal course for team members, managers of project managers and students of project management who want to learn the modern practices of project management. If you are a project manager this course will give you an opportunity to explore new techniques and learn best practices from the latest research on project management. Participants to our courses come from various parts of the world, and they bring a wealth of experience and knowledge that is shared in the course forums.


Upon completion of this course, attendees will be able to: Understand the nine process areas of project management. Use a step-by-step process to manage projects. Apply best practices to plan a project using a proven four-step process. Understand the key activities that must be managed to ensure project success. You will learn a number of techniques for completing projects on time, within the estimated budget, and delivering promised results. Understand the characteristics of a project and its process deliverables. Understanding of projects, project leadership, project management and/or related experience is a recommended requirement.

Provider - Project Management for Development Organizations

Format - Online

Cost - USD$175

Duration - 3 weeks

Focus areas - Project Management

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