Evidence-Based Project Management

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Learn which project management strategies, tools and techniques are most effective by analyzing evidence-based research.

Course Format:Instructor-Led
Start Date:Mar 20, 2019

What you will learn

At the end of the course, students will be able to:

  • Identify the role of project management in organizational innovation.
  • Determine innovative strategies to address organizational opportunities and problems relating to projects.
  • Gauge the quality of available evidence in the domain of project management, and use this evidence to inform an effective course of action.
  • Recognize the organizational, social and ethical implications associated with different project management strategies.
  • Develop a portfolio approach to realize organizational and strategic benefits from projects.

Overview

Project management has emerged as a critical organizational capability in recent years. In parallel with this increased prominence has been the emergence of the “professional project manager,” supported by a sophisticated suite of project management tools and techniques.

Evidence-based project management will evaluate the accumulated data, evidence and research in support of different project management strategies, tools and techniques.

The critical thinking abilities, knowledge and decision-making skills developed in this course are particularly valuable for project managers, emergent leaders, and established managers.

This course is part of the Evidence-Based Management MicroMasters Program.

Before you start

Students are required to have completed EBM01x - Evidence Based Practice in Management. It is also recommended that students complete EBM06x – Evidence Based Technology Management prior to taking this course. This course is a graduate level course that assumes an undergraduate degree level understanding in a non-cognate area.
  • Instructor-Led: course contains assignments and exams that have specific due dates, and you complete the course within a defined time period.
  • Course ends: Mar 20, 2019

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“Everyone seems to be a project manager these days. This course provides some good frameworks for evaluating different strategies and improving project outcomes.”
– Previous student
 

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