Project Management for Small Businesses

Small business management involves overseeing both small and large projects. Not all projects require extensive planning, but project management techniques can help teams of all sizes meet their goals more efficiently. This course introduces fundamental project management concepts, reviews common project pitfalls, and explains the importance of each of the five stages of the project life cycle: initiating, planning, executing, monitoring/controlling, and closing.


Learning Outcomes

  • Explain why project management is important in a small business setting
  • Describe the stages in the project life cycle
  • Create documents to initiate a project
  • Describe the problem of scope creep
  • Create a project plan
  • Identify the importance of performance reports and reviews
  • Explore ways to facilitate communication between project participants
  • Distinguish between push and pull communications
  • Explain the importance of monitoring progress, risks, and changes


Key Features

  • Expert-supported
  • Mobile-friendly
  • Accessible
  • Badge and credit-awarding
  • Games & Flashcards
  • Video content
  • Real-world case studies
  • Audio-enabled in app


Refund Policy

You may request a refund up to 5 days from the purchase date. The registration fee will only be refunded if less than 10% of the course has been completed. Completion percentage can be viewed on the Course Progress page from within the course.

  • Dates: Open Enrollment
  • Duration: 90 days
  • Time: 3 hours
  • Location: Online
  • Course Fee: $79.00 USD
  • CEUs: .3 CEUs
  • Code: 01-PRO-BUS-ON

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