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Project Management Made Easy

Course Overview

Project management is an indispensable skill for licensed professionals like you. Your technical competence, along with your management abilities, will determine how far you can go in your profession. This course will help you identify the three stages of a project, acquire knowledge in nine project management areas, and apply management techniques to the unique challenges in your own projects. Besides learning how to complete a project on time and within budget, you will gain knowledge of how to manage and exceed customer expectations along the way. This course is based entirely on a book entitled Project Management Made Easy by Sid Kemp, PMP, a nationally recognized expert in project management and strategic planning. This book explains why planning is important and how to turn those plans into reality. Kempís discussion on various aspects of project management, from team building to project execution, provides valuable insight into many business success stories. The bookís writing style is personal and entertaining, which makes it easy to read and easy to understand. This book is an ideal for someone who is already in business or plans to create their own business.

This course includes a multiple choice quiz at the end, which is designed to enhance the understanding of the course materials.

Learning Objective

At the conclusion of the course, students will be able to:

Intended Audience

This course is designed for engineers, land surveyors, architects, contractors, or anyone who would like to become a project leader or manage their projects more effectively.

Course Content

In this course, you are required to study the book Project Management Made Easy by Sid Kemp, PMP, which is available in your local library or from Amazon.com. We also have a few copies left (used) if you happen to need one (Please call 703-988-0088 if you need a copy. It may take up to 14 days to be delivered). You may also browse the book from the link below:

Project Management Made Easy (PDF, 272 pages)

Course Summary

Project management includes assembling the project team, defining the project requirements, selecting deliver methods, controlling quality, and managing scope, cost and schedule. Project management skills are very important for licensed professionals such as engineers, land surveyors and architects because they deal with projects on a daily basis. To become a successful project manager, one needs to have project management knowledge in addition to interpersonal skills.

Related Links

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Quiz

Once you finish studying the above course content, you need to take a quiz to obtain the PDH credits.


DISCLAIMER: The materials contained in the online course are not intended as a representation or warranty on the part of PDH Center or any other person/organization named herein. The materials are for general information only. They are not a substitute for competent professional advice. Application of this information to a specific project should be reviewed by a registered architect and/or professional engineer/surveyor. Anyone making use of the information set forth herein does so at their own risk and assumes any and all resulting liability arising therefrom.