Project Management Free Online Course by University of Adelaide

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The University of Adelaide is offering free online course on Introduction to Project Management. Students will learn practical ways to use project management skills, whether your project is large or small. Join us to explore how you can benefit from using project management techniques in your own projects.

In this six-week course, applicants will learn the principles of project management and apply them in your own work and life.

Course At A Glance 

Length: 6 weeks
Effort: 2-3 hours pw
Subject: Business & Management
Institution: University of Adelaide and edx
Languages: English
Price: Free
Certificate Available: Yes, Add a Verified Certificate for $50
Session: Self-Paced

Providers’ Details

The University of Adelaide is one of Australia’s leading research-intensive universities and is consistently ranked among the top 1% of universities in the world.

About This Course

Project management is an essential skill-set for many careers and in many contexts in our lives. Introduction to Project Management is an ideal starting point if you need to manage projects at work or at home, while not necessarily being a formally trained project manager.

Why Take This Course?

University will show you practical ways to explore and understand your goals from the outset of your project, and to consider all the factors that may affect its execution. Step by step you will learn how to plan, scope, schedule, cost and manage your project from beginning to end. Since every project relies on the people who are delivering it, the course also enables you to explore how you can effectively communicate, manage people and employ leadership skills to successfully deliver your own project.

Learning Outcomes

  • Core knowledge and applied skills in project management
  • Essential communication skills to help you manage a project
  • An understanding of why today’s projects are more complex

Instructors

Frank Schultmann

Professor in Complex Project Management

The University of Adelaide

Noel Lindsay

Pro Vice-Chancellor, Entrepreneurship

The University of Adelaide

Anton Jordaan

Adjunct Associate Professor

The University of Adelaide

John Sing

Adjunct Associate Professor

The University of Adelaide

Stella Bachtis

Education Design Specialist

Australian Skills Development Institute

Requirements

None

How To Join This Course

  • Go to the course website link
  • Create an edX account to SignUp
  • Choose “Register Now” to get started.
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