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About This Course
Successful Project Management, Second Edition, is the introductory course in AMA’s self-study program on project management. This practical, concise course covers the project management process from beginning to end, focusing on practical skills you can apply immediately to complete projects on time, on budget, and on target!
This course teaches you how to use proven strategies in large or small projects to clarify the objectives, avoid serious errors of omission, and eliminate costly mistakes. Gain the skills to:
Modern project management has emerged as a premier solution in business and nonprofit organizations. Project managers find success using a structured approach to project planning, scheduling, resourcing, decision making, and control.
This course isn’t just for project managers. Team members need to know how to carry out their part of the project, and business executives need to understand how they must support project management efforts in the organization. Now you can master the skills and techniques you need to bring projects in on schedule, and on budget, with Successful Project Management. No matter how complex or extensive your project, you’ll understand how to exercise the strict planning, tracking, monitoring, and control techniques needed to stay on top of every project.
Course Objective: Develop skills to plan and execute projects to ensure that they meet agreed goals of time, cost, and scope.
Larry Richman is a certified Project Management Professional® (PMP®) with 25 years of experience. As the Director of the Project Coordination Division of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints, he leads a project office that manages 8,000 printed, audiovisual, software, and Web projects each year in 185 languages. He has also developed and implemented computer-assisted project management systems. Mr. Richman has authored eleven books, including four on project management, as well as articles in professional journals.
Mr. Richman specializes in teaching the basic principles and processes of project management. As a management consultant, he provides one-on-one coaching to executives and managers and has taught hundreds of corporate employees in classroom settings. Dr. Richman holds a Ph.D. in Religion and an M.S. in Instructional Science. He lives in Salt Lake City, Utah, with his wife and four children.