Fundamentals of Project Management
In this project management certificate, you’ll develop core knowledge and skills, understand how risk management works, and how to communicate with stakeholders.
About this course
This 3-month course, delivered through edX, is taught by the University of Adelaide and is ideal if you would like to start your career as a project manager and want a certification to give you an advantage in the job market. Upon completion, you will receive a Professional Certificate.
The course is part of AdelaideX online learning and is taught by faculty from the University of Adelaide in Australia, which is consistently ranked in the top 1% of the world’s universities.
The project management program consists of two courses: Introduction to Project Management (an edX Prize 2017 Finalist), and Risk Management for Projects. You’ll learn fundamental principles to manage small, DIY projects to large, corporate- and government-scale programs across a wide range of industries and sectors. You’ll also learn about the application of the principles to carefully considered scenarios with broad-ranging contexts and share your insights and experiences with other learners. A few examples of the topics covered by this course:
- Core knowledge, applied skills, and essential communication
- Understanding why today’s projects are more complex
- Risk management as part of a compliance framework
- Strategies for reporting and communicating risks to various stakeholders
Frequently Asked Questions
Is this really 100% online?
This course is completely online, so you can study from anywhere! All you’ll need is a device with an internet connection, such as a computer or a smartphone. If the course has any live, instructor-led sessions, you may need a microphone and possibly a webcam to fully participate. The instructor will make you aware of this beforehand.