PROJECTMANAGEMENT  2012–2013 Program  and Course Guide
PROJECT MANAGEMENTProject management has a direct impact on anorganization’s strategic success, so it’s not surprisingthat...
PROJECT MANAGEMENT CERTIFICATE PROGRAMFurther your career and gain an understanding of what it takes to lead a project tos...
“The Project Management Certificate Program                                                provided me with expertise that...
PMP® EXAM REVIEWThe PMP® Exam Review is designed to prepare project management students for the PMP® andCAPM® certificatio...
BUSINESS ANALYST CERTIFICATE PROGRAM   Business analysts understand the structure, policies and operations of an organizat...
Continuing and                                                                                                            ...
DePaul University’s ManagementDevelopment Center is a leading providerof innovative management programsfor more than two d...
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There is a trend recognized by leadership that any significant change that is not part of operations is a project. As projects grow in scope and complexity, organizations use the tools and techniques of project management to drive efficiencies and profitable growth. Successful project managers are highly visible to top management, and more likely to be considered for promotion. With DePaul CPE's Project Management Certificate Program, discover how this fast growing discipline can drive strategic changes within your organization and provide you a competitive advantage in your industry.

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DePaul CPE Project Management 2013 Program and Course Guide

  1. 1. PROJECTMANAGEMENT 2012–2013 Program and Course Guide
  2. 2. PROJECT MANAGEMENTProject management has a direct impact on anorganization’s strategic success, so it’s not surprisingthat the project management process has receivedincreasing attention in recent years. Projectmanagement is now widely seen not just as marshallingorganizational resources for operations, but also asguiding all of a company’s significant changes. Becauseof the growing scope and complexity of projects, toporganizations now want their employees to be certifiedin project management.
  3. 3. PROJECT MANAGEMENT CERTIFICATE PROGRAMFurther your career and gain an understanding of what it takes to lead a project tosuccessful completion—functional skills, communications abilities and leadership.Students who earn the Project Management Certificate often go on to become certifiedProject Management Professionals (PMP)® and holders of the Certified Associate inProject Management (CAPM)® qualification.Who Should Attend How You Will Benefit Learn critical tools and techniques toThis program benefits managers or team These two 10-week courses immerse improve performance and understandmember of projects in a variety of fields, you in the lifecycle of a project. The first how to integrate the essential functions ofincluding: 10 weeks address project initiation and project management, including:• Administration planning; the second 10 weeks focus• Construction on executing, monitoring, controlling • Scope Definition and Control• Consulting and closing a project. Based on A Guide • Time (Scheduling)• Customer Service to the Project Management Body of • Cost (Budgeting)• Education Knowledge (PMBOK® Guide), the Project • Quality Management• Financial Services Management Certificate Program will • Human Resource Management• Government educate you in project management • Communication• Healthcare best practice. Lectures, classroom • Risk Identification• Human Resources discussions and team activities prepare • Procurement and Contract• Information Technology you to advance your career, regardless Administration• Law of the field. • Professional and Social Responsibility• Purchasing• Supply Chain Management Online Option• Training For those who seek maximum flexibility, this program is available online. Receive timely guidance from instructors and engage with the material in multiple ways.PMI, PMP, CAPM, PMBOK and the PMI Registered Education Providerlogo are registered marks of the Project Management Institute, Inc.Continuing Education CreditsContinuing Education Credits (CEUs) arenationally recognized units that signify “As a result of my instructor’s willingnesspost-secondary studies ineligible fortraditional academic credit. Employers, to share her project managementrelicensing agencies and other entities experiences, I have a deeper appreciation foruse CEUs to record hours of instruction the project management profession.”required for career advancement. Each 10 Michelle Davishours of class time equals one CEU credit.Industry-Specific CreditsProject Management Professionals(PMP)® can earn professionaldevelopment units (PDUs) toward licenserenewal by taking these courses andseminars. Each contact hour equals oneCategory A PDU. Licensed professionalsin other fields may qualify to earnCE credits as well, depending on therequirements of licensing bodies. | 1
  4. 4. “The Project Management Certificate Program provided me with expertise that I was immediately able to apply to my career.” Mike Truchon, PMP ® Required Courses Project Management—Core Concepts I Project Management—Core Concepts II Through a case-study approach, (Project Initiation and Planning) (Executing, Monitoring and Controlling, you’ll apply what you’ve learned in the The Project Management Certificate and Closing) management of a hypothetical project. Program has two parts. In Core Concepts In Core Concepts II, the second half of the By the end of the program, you will I, you’ll learn about project initiation Project Management Certificate Program, have gained a thorough understanding and planning as presented in the Project you will continue to use the PMBOK® of the basic concepts covered in Management Institute’s A Guide to the Guide and learn the “how to” of project the Project Management Professional Project Management Body of Knowledge execution, monitoring and control, (PMP)® and Certified Associate (PMBOK® Guide). The course covers and closing. in Project Management (CAPM)® core activities—from preparing a project certification exams. charter to creating a preliminary scope This class covers fundamental project statement. By the end of Core Concepts I, management methodologies. How does Topics include the following: you will develop a project plan that a manager keep a project on track? • Project Risk Management would be a solid foundation for a What should be done if it’s falling behind • Contracts and Procurement successful project. schedule or going over budget? You’ll Management learn about earned value management, • Project Management and Leadership Topics include the following: change control processes, and quality • Customer Relationship Management • Project Management Overview assurance and control, while getting • Project Communications Management • The Project Management Context hands-on experience using classic project • Team Development and Effectiveness • Stakeholder Management management tools and techniques, such • Managing Project and Project Teams • Triple Constraint as control charts, histograms, cash flow • Professional Responsibility • Project Identification diagrams, and risk monitoring and control • Project Management Processes and processes. You’ll also learn the essentials Integration Management of leadership, team-building, negotiation • Proposals, Initiation and Charter and communication—the “people” skills • Scope Management and Planning required to interact with team members, • Time Management stakeholders and project sponsors. • Cost Management • Quality Management • Human Resource Management • Communication Management • Risk Management • Procurement Management • Integration and Plan Development2 |
  5. 5. PMP® EXAM REVIEWThe PMP® Exam Review is designed to prepare project management students for the PMP® andCAPM® certification exams. This 10-week course offers a comprehensive review of each of thenine project management knowledge areas and five process groups, as defined in the PMBOK®Guide. The course delivers a complete understanding of exam expectations and preparesstudents to think in terms of PMI®’s standards of best practices. Prerequisite How You Will Benefit Formal project management training, The instructor guides students through such as the DePaul Project Management the PMP® application process and each Certificate Program, or completion of a chapter of the PMBOK® Guide. The class self-study program and familiarity with also reviews the Professional Code of the PMBOK® Guide are required. Conduct as addressed in the exam and clarifies all expectations for the exam.STRATEGIC MANAGEMENT CERTIFICATE PROGRAMThe Strategic Management Certificate Program immerses you in the industry’s mostwidely respected and universally applied practices in strategic management. You’llgain an understanding of the discipline and prepare for certification with the Associationfor Strategic Planning (ASP). Who Should Attend How You Will Benefit • Professionals who manage, lead or • Learn the skills and tools to facilitate all consult on strategic management and phases of planning, implementing and development evaluating a managed process. • Owners and senior executives • Use interactive, multimedia tools to interested in implementing strategic build your capacity to manage strategy. internal improvements • Prepare to become an ASP Strategic Planning Professional (SPP), Strategic Management Professional (SMP) or Strategic Planning Associate (SPA). | 3
  6. 6. BUSINESS ANALYST CERTIFICATE PROGRAM Business analysts understand the structure, policies and operations of an organization and have the ability to recommend solutions to help an organization achieve its initiatives. This program covers the International Institute of Business Analysis’s (IIBA®) Body of Knowledge, supplemented with practical examples and resources, to help you prepare for the examinations to earn the Certified Business Analysis Professional (CBAP) or Certification of Competency in Business Analysis (CCBA) designations. Who Should Attend How You Will Benefit • Business analysts, business systems • Learn to create high-impact marketing analysts and business analyst plans and programs. managers • Develop your analytical skills to gain • Product, project and program deeper business insight. managers • Create and participate in new initiatives • Business and software architects to advance your career. AGILE PROJECT MANAGEMENT The demand for Agile project managers is growing as more organizations are using Agile methods to deliver projects for clients quickly and effectively. This three-week program will instruct you in using Agile principles and practices to successfully manage change, improve communication, reduce cost, increase efficiency, and demonstrate value to your customers and stakeholders. It also will prepare you for the PMI Agile Certified Practitioner (PMI-ACP) certification exam. Who Should Attend How You Will Benefit This program is designed for project • Master the foundations of Agile project management professionals who currently lifecycles, methods and practices. use or are interested in implementing • Learn how to conceive, plan, execute, Agile practices. control and deliver Agile projects. • Prepare for the PMI Agile Certified Practitioner (PMI-ACP) examination.4 | Management Development Center
  7. 7. Continuing and DePaul UniversityProfessional EducationREGISTRATION FOrm Management Development Center 2012–2013 Project Management Certificate Programs Name Date of Birth Ways to Register Home Address City State Zip Online: Home Phone Home Email Employer Title Mail in: DePaul University, CPE Business Address City State Zip 1 East Jackson Boulevard Chicago, Illinois 60604-2287 Business Phone Business Email Fax Walk in: Preferred mailing address: Home Business 14 East Jackson Blvd., Suite 1010 Preferred email address: Home Business Fax registration form to: How did you hear about us: Email Print Ad Direct Mail (312) 362-8764 Internet Search Word of Mouth Employer CPE Event Professional Organization/Association Call: Other (312) 362-6300Applicant — Detach here. Highest level of education: High School/GED Bachelor’s Degree Professional Degree Associate Degree Master’s Degree Doctoral Degree Other School previously attended: Program Title Dates Days Campus Cost TOTAL: Payment Options (Payment must be received at the time of registration.) Check (payable to DePaul University CPE) Visa MasterCard Discover American Express Account Number Expiration Date Name as it appears on the card Signature Payment may be made by check, VISA, Master Card, Discover, American Express or money order. Cash will not be accepted. Payment must be received at the time of registration. Checks should be made payable to DePaul University CPE and reference the student’s name. University policy requires a $25.00 Non-Sufficient Funds (NSF) fee to be charged for all returned checks. All registrations are due seven calendar days before the course start date. Any registration submitted after that deadline will be charged a mandatory $75.00 late registration fee. You will receive confirmation of your registration by email. If you need confirmation or a receipt mailed to you, contact our office at (312) 362-6300 or Written notification of cancellation is required seven calendar days before the course start date to receive a full refund (minus a $75.00 cancellation fee). DePaul’s complete registration and student policies can be found on our website at We reserve the right to substitute instructors, change the day and location that programs meet, and cancel programs due to insufficient enrollment or unforeseen events. PM2013B
  8. 8. DePaul University’s ManagementDevelopment Center is a leading providerof innovative management programsfor more than two decades, and canhelp both individuals and organizationsacquire new skills and enhance existingknowledge. Our programs include bothopen enrollment and customized on-site Pcourses covering a variety of traditionaland emerging business topics. MMDC Programs• Basic Management Skills• MBA Primer• Purchasing and Supply Management• Six Sigma Green Belt• Supplier Diversity• Supply Chain ManagementVisit Our WebsiteFor online registration, course informationand current dates, please visit our websiteat ContactEilish McDonagh, Program Manager(312) 362-5295emcdonag@depaul.eduCustomized On-site Learning SolutionsFor organizations wishing to increasethe knowledge and skills of theiremployees, DePaul’s Continuing andProfessional Education (CPE) offerscustomized on-site learning solutionsthrough Custom Programs andOn-site Services.