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Business 311: Project Management

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Take Business 311: Project Management to earn 3 college credits that can be transferred to over 2,000 colleges and universities. You'll learn how to initiate, plan, execute, monitor, control and close business projects. This course is conveniently self paced and mobile friendly.
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19 Chapters in Business 311: Project Management

19 chapters in Business 311: Project Management

Ch 1. Project Management Fundamentals {{cp.topicAssetIdToProgress[79710].percentComplete}}% complete
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Lesson 1 - What is Project Management? - Definition & Examples Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[65153].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[65153].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 2 - What Are Project Management Skills? - Definition & Examples Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[65157].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[65157].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 3 - What is a Project Management Office? - Definition & Roles Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[65161].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[65161].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 4 - The Benefits of Project Management Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[65174].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[65174].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 5 - Project Management: Elements of a Project Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[79711].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[79711].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 6 - Project Stakeholders: Definition, Role & Identification Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[79712].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[79712].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 7 - Project Management Planning: Process & Tools Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[65181].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[65181].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 8 - The Six Constraints of Project Management Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[79713].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[79713].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 9 - Phase Reviews in Project Management Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[79714].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[79714].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 10 - Business Portfolio Management: Definition & Example Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[79715].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[79715].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 11 - What is Project Portfolio Management? - Definition, Process & Tools Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[65156].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[65156].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 12 - What is Global Project Management? - Factors & Success Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[79716].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[79716].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 13 - Project Management Best Practices & Techniques Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[65166].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[65166].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 14 - Ethics in Project Management Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[65185].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[65185].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
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Lesson 1 - Key Steps in Planning a Project Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[79725].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[79725].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 2 - Project Scope Statement: Definition & Components Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[79726].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[79726].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 3 - Project Resource Management Plan: Definition & Importance Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[79727].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[79727].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 4 - Work Breakdown Structure (WBS): Example & Definition Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[62628].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[62628].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 5 - Project Cost Management: Planning & Estimation Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[74152].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[74152].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 6 - Creating a Quality Plan for a Project Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[79732].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[79732].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 7 - Risk Planning for Project Management Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[79733].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[79733].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 8 - Acceptance Planning in Project Management Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[79734].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[79734].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 9 - Procurement Planning for Project Management Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[79735].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[79735].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 10 - Project Management Communication Plan: Definition & Example Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[65168].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[65168].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 11 - Kickoff Meeting in Project Management: Purpose & Agenda Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[79736].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[79736].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
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Lesson 1 - Important Processes in Project Execution Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[79742].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[79742].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 2 - Project Time Management: Definition, Process & Techniques Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[65170].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[65170].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 3 - The Project Team and Work Breakdown Structure Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[40318].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[40318].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 4 - What Are Milestones in Project Management? - Definition & Examples Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[65182].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[65182].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 5 - Project Cost Management: Process & Importance Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[79744].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[79744].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 6 - Project Quality Management: Process & Metrics Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[74149].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[74149].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 7 - Project Change Management: Plan & Components Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[79745].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[79745].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 8 - What is Project Risk Management? - Definition, Process & Examples Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[65162].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[65162].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 9 - Project Issue Management: Process & Importance Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[79746].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[79746].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 10 - Project Procurement Management: Importance & Examples Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[74155].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[74155].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 11 - Project Resource Leveling: Definition & Scheduling Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[79747].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[79747].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 12 - Deliverable Approval Management for Projects Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[79748].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[79748].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 13 - Project Communications Management: Benefits & Importance Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[79749].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[79749].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 14 - Creating a Status Report in Project Management Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[79750].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[79750].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
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Lesson 1 - Project Control Process: Definition & Function Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[79752].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[79752].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 2 - Estimating Activity Duration in Project Management Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[79753].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[79753].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 3 - Project Management Scheduling: Tools & Techniques Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[65178].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[65178].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 4 - Total Slack, Critical Path & Free Slack Project Scheduling Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[79754].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[79754].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 5 - Updating the Project Schedule & Dealing with Change Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[79755].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[79755].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 6 - Steps & Approaches to Project Schedule Control Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[79756].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[79756].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 7 - How to Manage Alterations to the Scope of a Project Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[79757].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[79757].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
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Lesson 1 - Calculating & Categorizing Actual Project Cost Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[79764].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[79764].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 2 - Calculating the Value of Work Done (VOWD) Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[79765].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[79765].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 3 - Earned Value Management (EVM): Definition & Example Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[79766].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[79766].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 4 - Cost Variance: Definition, Formula & Analysis Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[28118].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[28118].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 5 - Cost Efficiency: Definition & Analysis Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[64771].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[64771].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 6 - Direct Cost: Definition, Formula & Examples Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[16061].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[16061].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 7 - Project Cost Control: Definition & Steps Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[79767].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[79767].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
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Lesson 1 - Precedence Diagram Method in Project Management Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[79771].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[79771].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 2 - Critical Success Factors in Project Management Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[65184].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[65184].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 3 - Project Management Tools for Systems Development Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[1791].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[1791].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 4 - Gantt Charts & Bar Graphs: Henry Gantt's Contributions to Management Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[2040].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[2040].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 5 - PERT Analysis & Project Completion Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[2153].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[2153].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 6 - Functions of Information Systems in Project Management Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[79772].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[79772].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 7 - Using the Monte Carlo Simulation in Risk Management Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[79773].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[79773].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 8 - Using S-Curves in Project Management Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[79774].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[79774].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
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Lesson 1 - Setting Team Goals & Objectives Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[56246].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[56246].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 2 - Building Collaborative Relationships Between Organizations & Their Stakeholders Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[27029].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[27029].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 3 - The Stages of Team Development Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[52452].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[52452].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 4 - Groupthink: Definition & Examples Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[2084].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[2084].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 5 - Team Conflict and the Work Process Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[2085].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[2085].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 6 - The Work Team in Contemporary Business: Definition & Analysis Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[20898].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[20898].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 7 - Conflict Resolution: Managing Conflict in Organizations Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[2086].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[2086].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 8 - Roles of Group Members: Perceptions, Expectations & Conflict Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[7582].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[7582].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 9 - Techniques for Group Decision-Making in Business Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[10179].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[10179].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 10 - Strengths and Weaknesses of Group Decision Making Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[10177].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[10177].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
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Lesson 1 - Advantages of Virtual Teams Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[57788].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[57788].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 2 - Challenges of Virtual Teams Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[146733].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[146733].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 3 - Planning & Organizing a Virtual Team Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[57789].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[57789].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 4 - Tips for Building Productive Virtual Teams Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[57790].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[57790].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 5 - How to Lead Virtual Teams Effectively Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[57791].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[57791].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 6 - Communication Strategies for Virtual Teams Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[57794].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[57794].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 7 - Communication Tools for Virtual Teams Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[57795].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[57795].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
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Lesson 1 - Effective Listening: Definition & Obstacles Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[18436].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[18436].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 2 - Developing an Audience-Centered Presentation Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[22097].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[22097].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 3 - Preparing Visual Aids for a Speech: Guidelines & Tips Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[19939].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[19939].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 4 - Presentation Software and Graphic Suites: Illustrator, PowerPoint & CorelDraw Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[1741].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[1741].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 5 - Informational and Analytical Reports: Definition and Uses Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[22091].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[22091].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 6 - The Planning Processes for Informational and Analytical Reports Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[22092].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[22092].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
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