After completing all six units for this project management course, you should be able to define the terms project and project management; explain the role of the project manager during the project life cycle; identify human resource skills for forming and developing teams; balance project time, budget, and resource constraints; and apply project management tools and techniques for managing a project. More specifically, you should be capable of explaining what 5 key project management process groups are and what 9 key project management knowledge areas are. You should also be able to discuss what makes a project successful and what risks projects may have during the whole project life cycle. In today's global world, you also should be able to explain main challenges of managing global projects.
If you plan on taking the Project Management Professional (PMP) Certificate Exam, this section includes an optional self-assessment test and study guide to help you prepare.