Project management: the start of the project journey

Project management: the start of the project journey

Course provided by Open University

Summary overview

  • Online anytime

  • 35 hours study time

  • Business, consulting and management

  • Free

  • Level 3

About this course

This free course, Project management: The start of the project journey, introduces projects, what they are, how they come about, responses to problems and planning. It explores the role of key players including the project manager, feasibility studies, decision making and project life cycles.

Learning outcomes

  1. Define what a project is.
  2. Understand the importance of risk.
  3. Define the questions a decision-maker needs to ask.
  4. List the main activities and tasks of a project manager.
  5. Consider phased development, prototype approaches or agile methods.