Delivering Successful Projects (Project Management)

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About Course

Learn how successful projects are organized and administered. This course introduces you to the concept of project life cycles, while giving you tools and techniques for structured project planning, how to manage change and risks, and how to manage stakeholder expectations.

The course also covers Lean Six Sigma as an improvement methodology designed to eliminate problems, remove waste and inefficiency, and improve working conditions to provide a better outcome.

What Will You Learn?

  • Learn the fundamentals of project management
  • Grasp the concepts of Lean Six Sigma
  • Obtain a thorough understanding of the similarities in both the project management methodology and the Six Sigma Framework

Course Content

Introduction to the Course
This course focuses on both project management and the Lean Six Sigma methodologies. There is weekly reading from the course slides as noted in each weekly reading section as well as weekly assignments. If the assignment has both a Six Sigma and Project Management components please utilize separate headings for these assignments in the same word document. Grading Rubric: All Assignments - 10 points each - total of 150 points Final Exam - 100 points Total of 250 points

Grading Rubric
Grading Rubric: All Assignments - 10 points each - total of 150 points Final Exam - 100 points Total of 250 points

Week 1 Reading
Project Slides 1 & 2 (What is a project and project charter and preliminary scope statement) Six Sigma Slides 1-30

Week 2 Reading
Project Slides 3 (Develop project scope statement) Six Sigma Slides 31-67

Week 3 Reading
Project Slides 5 & 6 (Create project schedule and project budget) Six Sigma Slides 68-110

Week 4 Reading
Project slides 8 (Risk management) Six Sigma slides 110-136

Week 5 Reading
Project slides 9 & 10 (Planning project resources and developing the project team). Six Sigma Slides 136-156

Week 6 Reading
Project slides 11 (conduct procurements and share information) Six Sigma Slides 157-180

Week 7 Reading
Project Slides 13 & 14 (Measuring and controlling project performance & control work results) Six Sigma Slides 181-end

Week 8 Reading
Project slides 15 (Closing the project)

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