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Project Management Essentials


Christopher Potthast

What You Will Learn

Project Management uses principles, techniques and tools to execute projects effectively and efficiently to reach business goals. Through lecture, discussion and case studies, gain an overview of project management concepts and principles. Topics include the Project Management Framework, Process Groups, and Knowledge Areas. Specific issues discussed: project authority, leadership skills, and stakeholder communication strategies. Courses offer PDUs and satisfy the Project Management Institute's (PMI) classroom requirements for the PMP© certification. Content is approved by PMI and 21 Technical PMI Talent Triangle PDUs (21 PDUs).

The PMBOK© Guide book is provided.

PMBOK Guide and PMP are registered trademarks of Project Management Institute.

Authorized Training Partner by Project Management Institute™. For questions about voucher purchase and certification exams, contact Regnier Testing Center on JCCC main campus.

If you are taking this course for CEU credits, please verify with your licensing organization this course qualifies prior to enrolling.

This is a component of the Project Management Certificate.

This section is facilitated by an instructor online. Within 2 business days of the class start date, you will receive instructions about how to access the class online.

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Project Management Essentials


Dates: Feb 28-Mar 16

Times: 5:30PM-9:00PM

Location: Live Online Campus Map

Other Details

Course Code: PM-001-51

Category: Project Management

Contact Hours: 21.0

Format: Classroom

After registering for this course, you can come back to the catalog to register for more courses.

Need help registering? Please contact us at or call 913-469-2323.

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  1. What is a Project?
  2. Project Definition
  3. Triple Constraint
  4. Project or Operation?
  5. The Project Management Framework
  6. The Iterative Process Model
  7. Types of Organizational Structures
  8. Context-synthesis understanding of a project
  9. PM Related Terminology
  10. Establishing leadership authority on a project
  11. Stakeholders
  12. Project Management Process Groups
  13. Project Management Knowledge Areas
  14. Project Integration Management
  15. Project Scope Management
  16. Project Time Management
  17. Project Cost Management
  18. Project Quality Management
  19. Project Human Resource Management
  20. Project Communication Management
  21. Project Risk Management
  22. Project Procurement Management
  23. Leadership
  24. Motivational Approaches