Business Essentials for PMs

Business skills, or the lack thereof, can make or break projects and organizations, yet they are left out of many project management educational programs. At Norwich Pro, we take a different approach by making business a core element of our Project Management Certificate program. Whether you’re learning these skills for the first time or refreshing your knowledge, join us to make sure you’re equipped to thrive.

 

THE CURRICULUM

Business Essentials for Project Managers

This course covers the business skills that project managers need to succeed. Among other topics, we cover risk, strategy, managing finances, international culture and etiquette, and how to create measurable and meaningful KPIs to demonstrate your project’s effectiveness. You’ll also get opportunities to do hands-on work with relevant tools and formulas.

 

Topics Include:

  • Making better business decisions and recommendations
  • Creating stronger business cases
  • Managing global projects—working with international audiences or in foreign settings
  • Calculating ROI
  • Using cost vs. benefit considerations to influence others
  • Using strategic SWOT analysis to minimize risk and recognize opportunities
  • Measuring project performance using the Earned Value Management technique
  •  

MEET YOUR INSTRUCTOR

Steve is an accomplished businessman with a passion for all things innovation. His focus is on helping companies and organizations avoid disruption by making innovation repeatable and measurable. Steve holds an MBA from George Mason University and is the owner of Ever Evolving Inc. He has also served in a number of positions throughout his career ranging from Information Systems Engineer to Director of Operations.

Price: $595.00
Quantity: