Project Management 60.0

Course Code
1980424

Build your foundational skills as a project management professional and earn a valuable certificate from Caltech. The course content can be applied widely, teaching you the skills for large and small projects, product design and development, construction projects, technology projects, software development, and any other high-stakes initiative with critical performance, time, and budget targets.

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* Required Fields

  • Date April 6
  • Time Sat 8:00am - 5:00pm (PDT)
  • Duration 10 Days
  • Program Type Open-Enrollment/Public
  • Certificate Type Certificate Available
  • Format Live-Online
  • CEUs 8
  • PDUs 80
  • Fees $5,250

Build your foundational skills as a project management professional and earn a valuable certificate from Caltech. The course content can be applied widely, teaching you the skills for large and small projects, product design and development, construction projects, technology projects, software development, and any other high-stakes initiative with critical performance, time, and budget targets.

Project Management 60.0

Program Experience

Our Project Management Certification 10-day program allows you to build a comprehensive foundation of core PM skills and behaviors while preparing yourself for certification readiness from leading professional societies like PMI. You'll discover your personal style as a PM and join a vibrant community of Project Management certifciate holders. You will learn the fundamentals of becoming an adaptive, resiliant and confident leader.

The rigor of the Caltech program and the rich industry experience of our expert educators make this course unparalleled. We specialize in engineering-intensive arenas, such as electronics, aerospace and defense, medical devices and products, biopharma, chemical, energy/power, transportation, industrials, agriculture, civil engineering, and finance. Equally, alumni of this program can be found across academia, government agencies, national labs, research centers, and NASA.

Benefits
  • Our approach will provide you with knowledge and skills that you can apply immediately.

  • The program content is based on A Guide to the Project Management Body of Knowledge (PMBOK® Guide).

  • Our courses are developed and led by Project Management Professional (PMP®) subject experts with extensive industry experience.

  • We emphasize practical skills and tools supported by relevant case examples.

  • Highly interactive and hands-on, our courses promote maximum interaction among project management professionals from a variety of industries.

Topics

Project Initiation, Costing, and Selection

This course will show you how to develop the essential elements for starting a project—the business case and the project charter. You will learn how to use selection criteria and models to evaluate project economic returns and the project portfolio.

Project Organization and Leadership

In this course, you will examine the principles of effective program leadership and motivation. Our content focuses on practical methods for decision-making, conflict management, communications, and team development.

Detailed Project Planning

This course provides the foundation for successful project planning, including scoping, estimating, budgeting, and scheduling. With an emphasis on practical knowledge, our content includes common planning mistakes and pitfalls, as well as practical workarounds.

Project Monitoring and Control

This course covers the basics of tracking technical efforts against cost, schedule, and performance targets. Our emphasis is on reporting progress, identifying performance problems before they become severe, and determining how to recover when a project starts to go off course.

Risk and Opportunity Management

A well-structured and cost-effective risk management program is an essential ingredient of a successful project. In this course, you will learn proven methods and tools for recognizing, assessing, and responding to project risks. Our educators present real-life examples in classroom simulations and interactive exercises.

Who Should Attend
  • Project professionals aspiring for PMP® certification

  • Managers and emerging leaders

  • Consultants and business analysts

  • Project teams and individual contributors

  • Technologists, IT, and security professionals

  • Engineering and technical professionals

  • Individual learners needing a deep dive on a core topic, such as planning or project controls

Schedule
Course Duration Live Online (via Zoom)

Project Initiation, Costing and Selection 60.1

Course # 1530424

2 Days

April 6 & 20, 2024
Sat 8 AM - 5 PM Pacific Time

Project Organization and Leadership 60.2

Course # 1500424

2 Days

April 27 & May 11, 2024
Sat 8 AM - 5 PM Pacific Time

Project Detailed Project Planning 60.3

Course # 1510524

2 Days

May 18 & June 1, 2024
Sat 8 AM - 5 PM Pacific Time

Project Monitoring and Control 60.4

Course # 1520624

2 Days

June 8 & 22, 2024
Sat 8 AM - 5 PM Pacific Time

Project Risk and Opportunity Management 60.5

Course # 1540724

2 Days

July 13 & 27, 2024
Sat 8 AM - 5 PM Pacific Time