Pathway to Project Management

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Course Description

The FREE online Pathway to Project Management course will provide a brief overview and analysis of concepts in the field of project management. Students will be exposed to project management history, processes and knowledge areas. Students will examine how project management has evolved over time and found its way into a diversity of industries with project managers and project management offices (PMOs) now being commonplace. From traditional to agile methodologies, students will consider different approaches to project management.

Start Date 1/24/22

1 Credit Equivalency

Each Pathways experience is equivalent to 1 academic credit hour. Students can choose to pay $499 to have the 1 credit transcripted, and they can apply it to a degree in any of our Adult Degree Programs, including Project Management. George Fox University is accredited by the Northwest Commission on Colleges and Universities.

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Meet the Prof

Tim Bussman

Tim Bussman, MBA, MPA, PMP

“The project management pathway course will provide a brief overview of project management history, processes and knowledge areas. You’ll consider how, over time, PM has found its way into a diversity of industries with project managers and project management offices (PMOs) now being commonplace. We’ll also explore some of the differences between PM approaches like traditional waterfall and agile and scrum.”

Learning Outcomes

After completing this course, students will be able to:

Online Textbooks or E-Resources

Free open-access articles and videos

General Assignments / Projects

Optional 30 Minute Zoom Session Each Week (ungraded)

Week 1

Assignment for PMI Code of Ethics

Discussion on History of PM and Types of Projects

Assignment for PMOs and Project Charters

Discussion on PMBOK 6 and Project Planning

Discussion on Waterfall Methodology and CPM

Discussion on Agile and Scrum

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Registration Opens Nov. 1

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