About This Course
Introduction to project management: tools and techniques for defining, scheduling, and managing a project. Learn about team development and ways to enhance team performance through planning and executing a project. Requires use of MS Project, which will be made available to students without cost via download.
Sample course topics: organization structure and culture, estimating time and cost, managing risk, agile, outsourcing
Sample textbook: Larson, E. W. and Gray, C. F., Project Management: The Managerial Process. (7th ed.)
EdD, leadership, University of St. Thomas; MA, leadership, Augsburg University; BA, computer science/business administration, Minnesota State University, Mankato
Dr. William Bengtson is a corporate leadership consultant with over 30 years of experience in business and technology, having served over 20 Fortune 500 corporations and governmental entities. His expertise includes strategic assessment, project recovery and turnaround, change leadership, and program/project management. He is currently president and leadership consultant at the Minnesota Leadership Institute, which he founded. Dr. Bengtson previously served as chief operating officer of the Minnesota Security Board, director of financial systems at UnitedHealth Group, and senior manager with PricewaterhouseCoopers. He has spoken nationally on a variety of topics and retains certifications as PMP and Agile ScrumMaster.
- ABUS 4043 − Project Management in Practice