This online course introduces learners to the basics of project management. Throughout
six segments, learners will practice the foundational skills of project management,
consider the ethics involved in leading a team, and explore similarities and contrasts
between Agile and Waterfall project management methodologies. The self-paced course
offers an assortment of interactive exercises, videos, selected readings, case studies,
and self-assessments that engage students and provide opportunities to practice project
Topics covered in the course:
- Managing Real World Projects
- Project Management Team Leadership
- Ethics for Project Managers
- Emotional Intelligence for Project Managers
- Effectively Managing Project Stakeholders
- Integrating Agile into a Waterfall Environment
This course has been evaluated by The American Council on Education's College Credit
Recommendation Service (ACE CREDIT®) with a recommendation of 3 credits, lower division,
in project management or fundamentals of project management.
A student's grade in the course will be based on their performance on a final, cumulative
exam. The final exam is composed of 50 multiple-choice questions. Students will have
2 hours to complete the exam. The exam is proctored. For more information, please
see the syllabus.
If students do not earn a passing score of 70% on their first attempt, they will have
the opportunity to take the exam 1 additional time (2 total attempts). Students must
wait 24 hours between exam retakes. A passing score of 70% of above is required to
request college credit for this certificate.