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Project Management

Project Management

Sophia's Project Management course takes you through the life cycle of managing a project, from designing the scope to completing the project and celebrating your success. Along the way you will gain applied experience with project planning as well as managing project resources and risks. Full Description

3 semester credits

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Description

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Using problem-based learning and real-world situations, this course teaches you how to apply knowledge in practical and relevant contexts. Our Many Ways™ learning model feature multiple teachers and various instructional styles for each concept so you can find a style that meshes with your individual learning preference. This rich, immersive experience helps you better understand and retain information, for an all-around smarter way to learn.

Sophia's Project Management course takes you through the life cycle of managing a project, from designing the scope to releasing the project team and celebrating your success. Along the way you will gain applied experience with project planning as well as managing project resources and risks.

In Sophia's Project Management course, you will complete a series of formative and summative assessments comprised of 12 Challenge assessments and 4 Milestone assessments and tied to the following learning outcomes:

  • Analyze the Beginning of the Project
  • Illustrate the Project Planning Process
  • Apply Project Management Skills
  • Evaluate Project Completion

Reviews

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95 Student Reviews
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by Rashida B. on September 15, 2017
I really enjoyed the tutorials by the instructor Jeff. The animation made for an entertaining learning experience.
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by Lisa M. on August 18, 2017
Great format - nice to have different options for instruction.
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by Annette V. on July 22, 2017
This class was very informational. I learned a lot of new skills taking this course. I highly recommend it!
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by Carolyn J. on June 19, 2017
Great!
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by Michael C. on June 5, 2017
I doubt I do another Sophia course - not because the curriculum is lacking, rather because of your partnership with ProctorU - incompetence doesn't begin to describe the experience - she literally wanted me to pickup a 50 pound Apple computer off my desk and carry it with me around the room to show her my four corners and under my desk... This after she insisted I needed to have a large mirror to show her my monitor screens - I did everything I could to try and make this process smooth, but in the end, I nearly quit the entire process over ProctorU - I was able to finish it and pass my exam - despite her jacking with my computer extensively (took an additional 30 minutes to setup things back up not to mention more than 30 minutes just to get started) - I like the idea of ProctorU, but I will never take a course that uses this service again - very poorly run, when compared to the quality of the Sophia program as a whole.
Sophia replied on June 5, 2017

Hi Michael -- Thank you for sharing your experience. While that is not what we hope, the standard practice is for the proctor to ensure no one else in the room, and your workspace complies with the academic policies that apply to the final exam. We will follow up with ProctorU to see what could have been done differently in this case. On a positive note, we are glad to hear you enjoyed the course material. Congratulations on your successful course completion!

— Mike F. | Sophia Learning Coach
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by Deborah W. on May 13, 2017
Sophia took a college course that I took twice, and each time struggling, and turned it into a pleasurable learning experience, I especially liked the ability to choose among many lesson presentations to find one that suited me best!
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by Theresa E. on April 9, 2017
I liked the course but ProctorU is terrible, took 52 minutes to set up before the test. Identifying questions had nothing to do with me therefore needed a second ID.
Sophia replied on April 11, 2017

Theresa - thank you for your feedback. We will review your incident with ProctorU to determine how it could have been avoided. Photo ID and verification questions are used to ensure academic integrity needed for credit approval/recommendation. Thank you, and we hope to see you in a future Sophia course.

— Mike F. | Sophia Learning Coach
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by Clayton S. on March 17, 2017
Thanks, I learned a lot.

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