Establishing Higher Functioning Project Teams and Managing Resources

Online

Projects are accomplished by human resources, and effective project managers must know how to manage people to develop the best teams to accomplish an organization’s goals. Intended for anyone who wishes to learn how to effectively manage project teams, this course addresses the PMBOK knowledge areas of Human Resource Management, Communication Management and Stakeholder Management. Through interactive lectures, hands-on assignments and real-world case studies, students will learn the skills required to successfully run a project, including leadership, emotional intelligence, communication and more. By the end of this course, students will be able to develop comprehensive human resource and communication plans, manage stakeholder expectations, and analyze and report on individual and team performance to achieve project success.

Learning Outcomes

  • Use four communication styles to effectively manage a cross-functional project management team
  • Motivate a project team by creating a culture that breeds team building, decision-making and success
  • Use emotional intelligence to assess yourself and project team members, and overcome team adversity, conflict and setbacks
  • Develop a communication plan and manage communication across project teams and stakeholders
  • Analyze, report and improve project team performance

Skills You Will Gain

  • Human resource management
  • Communication
  • Facilitative leadership
  • Stakeholder management
Academic Units
3
Section Number
212PMG651
Instruction Method
Online class

Section Notes

This is an online course with class materials that can be accessed throughout the week. The course is structured to move from one week to the next with assignments due regularly throughout the course.

Students will receive an email with login information to access the course on the first day of class.

Certificate Students: Students must earn a grade of C or higher (not a C minus) in order for this course to count towards the requirements for the Project Management Certificate. Courses applied towards the Project Management Certificate must be completed within five years.

Enrollment Policies

Drop requests (withdraw with a refund) will be approved, less a $30 processing fee, if the request is received within the first two weeks of the course. Click here to view complete enrollment policy information including details on withdrawals and transfers.

Students have the first week of class to enroll with the understanding that students who enroll after the first day of class are expected to reach out to their instructors to make sure they receive all content and are on track with the course.

*Project Management Institute, PMI, Project Management Professional, PMP, Certified Associate in Project Management, CAPM, and PMBOK are registered marks of the Project Management Institute, Inc.

Prerequisites

This course has no prerequisites; however, it is highly recommended that students take Foundations of Successful Project Management before taking this course.

Technical Requirements

All elements of this class will be conducted online. Students must have a computer with access to the internet and an email account in order to complete this course. Students must be able to download and upload files from and to the online classroom. To ensure your success in this course, please review our technical requirements page.

Discounts

Group Discount

Groups of three or more, enrolled at the same time with a single payment method may receive a 10% discount on each enrollment.  Contact UC Davis Continuing and Professional Education Student Services office to enroll your group: (530) 757-8777.

PMI

Members can receive 10% discount on the course fee by entering the Coupon Code.  If you don’t have your association discount code, contact UC Davis Continuing and Professional Education Student Services at (800) 752-0881.

IIBA

Members can receive 10% discount on the course fee by entering the Coupon Code.  If you don’t have your association discount code, contact UC Davis Continuing and Professional Education Student Services at (800) 752-0881.

Early Enroll Discount

Enroll 14 days before the course start date to save $50 on the course fee.

Info Session Discount

Attendees of UC Davis Continuing and Professional Education Information Sessions may be eligible for $100 discount on a class by entering the Coupon Code provided at the Information Session.  Contact UC Davis Continuing and Professional Education Student Services office, at (800) 752-0881, if you have questions about this discount.

CAAA Member Discount

Current members of the Cal Aggie Alumni Association and other UC alumni associations receive $50 off the course fee. If you don't have your association discount code contact UC Davis Continuing and Professional Education Student Services at (800) 752-0881.

Capitol Corridor Rider

Capitol Corridor riders are eligible for a one-time $100 discount on a UC Davis Continuing and Professional Education course (some exceptions apply). The Discount Code is available on the UC Davis Continuing and Professional Education course page on the Capitol Corridor’s onboard Wifi system.