Advanced Topics in Project Management

This program is designed for mid-level and senior managers and is available as part of our Executive Certificate in Management and Leadership.

Program Dates: There are no currently scheduled dates for a public offering of this program.
Delivery: Live Online - 3 sessions OR 1 day In-Person
(Participants need to complete all sessions to meet the program requirements). 
Program Cost: $895 

Private Delivery Available: If you have a group of 15 or more, please contact us at execed@lehigh.edu to arrange for a private offering of this program!

Program Overview:

Project management is fundamental to business success—but understanding the fundamentals will only get you so far. As the process continues to evolve, new tools and methods allow managers to more accurately plan and execute on projects, with a dramatic increase in their success rates. 

Advanced Topics Project Management will help you recognize and address today’s most critical project management challenges, taking a deep dive into the latest insights and practices with an emphasis on hands-on learning. As you increase your knowledge of critical areas such as risk, cost, change management, and agile methodology, you will also learn how to apply these concepts and methods. You will leave empowered to greatly improve project management results, adding significant value to your organization.

*This program is accredited by the Project Management Institute and counts toward the education requirement for Project Management Professionals (PMPs) and aspiring PMPs. 

Impact & Benefits:

  • Create a formal detailed Scope Statement and a Risk Management Plan to improve project success
  • Apply Agile Project Management methodology, tools, and techniques to appropriate projects
  • Engage in a scenario planning simulation to develop a risk contingency plan
  • Learn to use Affinity Diagrams and Mind Maps
  • Apply Earned Value Management, the most effective and efficient tool for measuring and reporting costs
  • Manage resources and costs more effectively

Who Should Attend?

Existing and new project managers who want to learn the latest best practices and significantly improve their success rates. 

Instructor:

John Juzbasich, D.Ed.(c), MLD, PMP, partner at Merit Career Development. John has been managing projects and teaching project management for over a decade. His business experience includes a successful career at IBM and a variety of high technology firms. 

 

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