Project Control and Change Management
MGMT X 443.8
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This course focuses on the tools and techniques project managers must master in order to effectively bring in each project work on-time and within budget.
What you can learn.
- Describe the essence of project monitoring and control
- Define the relationship and interdependencies between project planning and control
- Apply techniques to capture project status, track progress, and analyze project performance to determine if its on track and/or what needs to be changed
- Apply the steps to effectively monitor and control project work to meet desired goals using situational approachs
About this course:
Once projects cross their planning stage, the execution phase starts with the inevitable reality of needing to change and update the original plans. Supported with formal baselines for project schedule, cost, quality and resources, the project manager’s key role is to ensure changes against those baselines are made orderly, formally, and effectively. This course focuses on project implementation and the various qualitative and quantitative methods project managers rely on to control and manage their project changes to successfully complete them on-time and within budget. Project changes in one area will necessarily impact other areas, requiring a relentless balancing act among schedule, cost, quality, staffing, and risk-related priorities. This course will also cover tactics to manage the myriad of stakeholders on the project during its implementation and control stages, utilizing an integrated change management approach to minimize negative impacts and maximize positive outcomes.
MGMT X 443.1 Fundamentals of Project Management or consent of instructor.
UCLA Extension is a Premier Authorized Training Partner (ATP) and is approved by PMI to issue professional development units (PDUs).