Course Description

This course is designed to help you implement an efficient and effective method of change control within your project management framework. It also provides a framework of building your knowledge and use of proven techniques of Earned Value Management to help you create project budgets, and effectively assess and manage them throughout the life cycle of your projects.

• Work Breakdown Structure: The Cornerstone of Effective Change and Cost Control
• Proactively Evaluating and Managing Risks
• Project Quality Management: Seven QM Tools that Help Keep You on Plan
• Creating Realistic Project Baselines
• Creating Realistic Project Change Management Controls and Tools—Effectively Managing Project Changes When There’s No Other Options
• Understanding and Using the Principles of Project Cost Budgeting and Earned Value Management Techniques to Track and Stay Within Budget
• Recognizing and Saving a Project that’s in Trouble
• Effective Techniques for Managing Multiple Projects

This seminar is ideal for: Project program managers and sponsors, project analysts, project team members, consultants, business owners, and others who want to enhance their project management skills and knowledge. Key benefits of participation: Individuals successfully completing this course can be expected to demonstrate a high level understanding for all aspects of project management.

PMP, Project Management Professional, Project Management Professional (PMP), and Certified Associate in Project Management (CAPM) are registered marks of the Project Management Institute.

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English Proficiency Requirements

Continuing Education Programs

Continuing Education (CE) courses and programs offered online through LSU Online & Continuing Education typically include a combination of lecture and discussion as well as reading and writing assignments. You need an adequate command of English in all skill areas (listening, speaking, reading, and writing) to participate in classes.

If English is not your native language, you must meet one of the English language proficiency requirements below to be successful in our CE programs. If you intend to register for a CE course or program, you can determine whether you meet English proficiency requirements by self-assessment prior to enrolling. We want to empower you, the learner, to progress successfully. Completing this self-assessment will enable you to make a good decision on whether you can complete one of our programs.

Intermediate English Skills

Most CE professional development courses and programs require at least intermediate English skills, which are equivalent to a B2 level of English language proficiency on the Self-Assessment Form. When assessing yourself, be sure to read through each of the categories under Column B2 to make sure you meet proficiency requirements.

Advanced English Skills

Online Distance Learning courses and microcreds are for-credit courses and might require more advanced English skills, equivalent to a C1 level on the Learner Self-Assessment Form. Be sure to read through each of the categories under Column C1 to make sure you meet proficiency requirements.

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