As government agencies and companies continue to streamline operations and with the huge growth in public- and private-sector outsourcing, contract management is increasingly taking on many of the elements and responsibilities of project management.
When the lines between contract management and project management blur, clear communication and a working knowledge of each discipline’s core elements and competencies are vital to the success of a contract or project.
Reflecting the latest practices in the project management field, and viewed from the special perspective of contracting professionals, this course offers concise instruction on project management. Step-by-step, the course covers the entire project life cycle—from selection and initiation, through planning, implementation, and control, to termination and closeout.
Also highlighted are the latest insights taken from the Project Management Institute’s A Guide to the Project Management Body of Knowledge, incorporating information critical to successful projects.
Through case studies, exercises, and an array of practical experiences, you will learn lessons you can relate directly to your procurement activities immediately upon completing the course.