Full course description
DATE: May 28, 6-9 PM
Intro to Project Management
This course provides a practical overview of project management for individuals interested in entering the career field, or simply desiring an overview of the profession. It delivers a rational approach for building on the quality of practice, behavior, and understanding for initiating, planning, executing, monitoring & controlling, and an orderly closeout of a project. The foundation of this course is the PMBOK® Guide 6th Edition. It provides a working overview of the ten knowledge areas as they relate to the five stages of a project within the project lifecycle through a group project, which is carried through the course from initiation to close. Participants will focus on key concepts, terms, and principles to become familiar with the role of a project manager.
This session is facilitated by Dr. Mark Fitzloff. Mark Fitzloff is a perpetual student of learning. He also directs the Master of Project Management program at the University of Mary, serving as a member of the faculty for over 11 years. As a certified Project Management Professional, he has 18 years within the software industry, serving in a variety of capacities. Prior his work within the software industry, Mark had served over 9 years as a rescue professional (crash, fire, rescue, diver, paramedic). His personal motto is "Always curious, ready to learn, and ask questions!"