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Leadership and Management for PM Practitioners in IT

Provided by University of Washington (UWashingtonX)
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2–5 hours
per week, for 4 weeks

$99 USD for graded exams and assignments, plus a certificate

Learn how to develop effective project management and leadership skills that are essential for successfully guiding diverse or distributed teams and projects.

Before you start

Course opens: Jun 18, 2019
Course ends: Aug 18, 2020

What you will learn

By the end of this course you will be able to:

  • Identify personal and performance competencies for project management
  • Build a plan for developing required project management competencies
  • Analyze how team dynamics and culture can influence a project
  • Link organizational change management to customer service and delivery readiness
  • Comprehend strategies for managing distributed team projects


Do you have the skills to be an effective project manager in a global market?

This course focuses on leadership and management competencies, along with the ways that different organizational cultures can influence project management.

In this course, you’ll learn the personal and performance competencies required of project managers. You’ll also explore organizational culture and see how a team’s dynamics affect a project. Finally, you’ll delve into team composition and communications, as well as the links between organizational change management and readiness.

Meet your instructors

Luke Panezich
Instructor of Project Management
University of Washington
Debra Hildebrand
Instructor of Project Management
University of Washington
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This course is part of:

Earn a Professional Certificate in 2-4 months if courses are taken one at a time.

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  1. 8–20 hours of effort

    In this course you will learn project management standards and frameworks that increase efficiency and deliver tangible business benefits.

  2. 8–20 hours of effort

    Learn how a Project Management Office (PMO) works, discover techniques to monitor and control projects and find out how to keep your project portfolio healthy.

  3. Leadership and Management for PM Practitioners in IT

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