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Project management: the start of the project journey

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Project management: the start of the project journey

This free course, Project management: The start of the project journey, introduces projects, what they are, how they come about, responses to problems and planning. It explores the role of key players including the project manager, feasibility studies, decision making and project life cycles.

Course learning outcomes

After studying this course, you should be able to:

  • define what a project is
  • understand the importance of risk
  • define the questions a decision maker needs to ask
  • list the main activities and tasks of a project manager
  • consider phased development, prototype approaches or agile methods.

First Published: 09/08/2012

Updated: 16/03/2016

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