Acquire hands-on training and experience on the project management framework and foundation using a real life, single project from start to finish. Maximize your learning potential on project management processes across all 5 stages within the project life cycle.
Develop a business case, a feasibility study, a project charter, a project management plan, a requirements doc, a project scope statement doc, a WBS, a schedule, a budget, a risk register, a stakeholder register, final closure report, and lessons learned report
Integrate Agile and Waterfall methodologies and tools within the same project for on-time delivery
Develop project baselines and documents utilizing concepts of progressive elaboration and rolling wave planning while managing project quality and risk features
Utilize Earned Value Management and integrated change control processes as core techniques in monitoring and controlling key performance indicators throughout the lifecycle of the project
Deliver value by developing information radiators, practicing stand up meetings, story points, and task management with tools, techniques and templates provided in the course
About this course:
This course provides interactive training on the project management framework and foundation using a single project from start to finish spanning across all five phases in a project life cycle. Students work in groups as consultants and apply hands-on experience using a real-life project starting from initiation to closing to maximize learning potential in project management. The concepts learned during the course could be applied to any project within any industry and with varying complexities, putting a sharper focus on the people, processes, tools, techniques, and technologies needed to successfully execute projects and meet customer expectations. This course helps you gain knowledge towards the PMP® Exam by PMI® and qualifies for the required 35 Contact Hours or PDU’s to apply for or maintain an existing PMP® certification.
Completion of MGMT X 444.1 Fundamentals of Project Management course required to have knowledge of basic concepts and terminology to be used in this Capstone course.
UCLA Extension is a Premier Authorized Training Partner (ATP®) and is approved by PMI to issue professional development units (PDUs).