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Introduction to Project Management: Scope, Schedule and Cost Planning




This course introduces the concepts, principles and applications of managing projects. You will explore organizational and project systems to develop an awareness of factors that affect managing projects. The knowledge gained in this course is pivotal to vocabulary and concept building in all other courses.

What You Will Learn

At the completion of this course students will be able to:

  • Develop a statement of work
  • Design and build their own Work Breakdown Structure
  • Understand and build a schedule using critical path methodology
  • Develop a project cost baseline

What to Expect

This course is offered in class and online. There is a reasonable amount of work involved outside the classroom. Textbooks are required, and reading will be assigned on a regular basis.

If you choose to take this course online you should plan to log into your course regularly throughout the week.

Please come to this course prepared to share your experiences, opinions and perspectives with the class.


Professional Affiliations

This course is recognized by:

Project Management Institute

Qualified Administrative Assistant Program


"The course is well crafted and delivers good value to the student. I learned a lot and increased my knowledge base for managing projects and make decisions."

Registration Options

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PJMG6201 - 017 Jan 11 - Apr 04, 2016 Enrollment Closed

Day Date Time Location
Mon   Jan 11 to Feb 01, 2016 6:30PM to 9:30PM Downtown Campus, Citi Plaza, 124
Wed   Feb 17, 2016 6:30PM to 9:30PM Downtown Campus, Citi Plaza, 124
Mon   Feb 22 to Apr 04, 2016 6:30PM to 9:30PM Downtown Campus, Citi Plaza, 124

Required Software/Technology: This course is web enhanced via the OWL learning platform. Participants require access to the Internet. We recommend high-speed internet connection to get the most from OWL, now powered by Sakai.

Completion Requirements
This is a graded course. Evaluation will be based on any combination of participation, tests, and assignments.

Required Textbooks

Guide To Project Management Body of Knowledge (PMBOK), PMI, 5th Edition, ISBN 9781935589679. 

Project Management A Managerial Process with/Ms Project, Gray & Larson, 6th Edition, ISBN 9781259186400.  

Steve Toll

Course Fee $699.00 ?
Western Employee $699.00 ?

Potential Discount(s): Citi Plaza , Tech Alliance , Western Alumni , Pillar , CIM , Amway