• Length:
    10 Weeks
  • Effort:
    3–4 hours per week
  • Price:

    FREE
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  • Level:
    Intermediate
  • Language:
    English
  • Video Transcript:
    English

About this course

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This course will be offered in English

One of the challenges faced every day by governments, public organizations, nongovernmental organizations, development agencies, and other stakeholders that promote economic and social development in Latin America and the Caribbean is transforming proposals into concrete realities that improve society’s well-being and provide results within the time and resources available.

This course introduces concepts and tools that can be applied to project management to generate material changes and meet expected objectives with limited resources. This MOOC strengthens participants’ capacity to manage government and social projects (such as nonprofit and civil society projects) so that they are executed efficiently and effectively.

70% of the students who have taken the course state that they improved their ability to formulate, implement and/or evaluate public policies.

The course is based on the Inter-American Development Bank’s PM4R methodology and the PMBOK® Guide, Sixth Edition of the PMI®.

Project Management for Results (PM4R) was created by the IDB’s Inter-American Institute for Economic and Social Development (INDES).

Participants who receive a certificate for this course also obtain 35 PDUs, because INDES is a PMI® Registered Education Provider (R.E.P.).

To pass this course, participants must dedicate approximately 3 hours per week for 10 weeks. However, the self-paced modality provides them with the flexibility to take the course over a maximum of 8.7 months, as of April 2nd, 2020.

The creation of this course was funded by the Institutional Capacity Strengthening Fund (ICSF), thanks to the contribution of the Government of the People’s Republic of China.

PMBOK® Guide is a registered trademark of the Project Management Institute, Inc.

What you'll learn

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  • Basic project management concepts and techniques, within international standards

  • Widely tested tools and techniques that facilitate good communication within a project

  • How to identify success factors in government projects and social projects

Meet your instructors

Claudia Baca
Independent consultant specialized in Organizational Project Management (OPM)
PMI
Ernesto Mondelo
Director of the Project Management for Results Program (PM4R)
Inter-American Development Bank

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Learner testimonials

Mohammed Akram

Excellently designed for all professionals as per the availability. The content with a case study and relevant examples makes more sense.

I'm responsible for project design and monitoring, and the course provided some very useful tools and timely reminders that would simplify the execution of my duties.

IMPORTANT:  You can choose between auditing the course or obtaining a verified certificate. If you choose auditing the course, you will have free access to all course materials for 6 weeks, but you will not be able to participate in the assessment activities. If you’d rather obtain a verified certificate, you will have access to the assessment activities until the closing date of the course and you will be able to view the course materials for unlimited time.