Advanced Topics in Project Management

Location
University of La Verne
La Verne - United States

Dates
2 or 3 weeks
January, July or September

Language
English


Program Theme

Worldwide class project management with a focus on the human factor. Knowledge and experience indispensable to professionals in the area.

Target

Professionals with academic background and experience in projects.

Objectives

The student will discuss advanced project management topics, addressing global aspects. This program uses PMBoK concepts, with special attention to the human factor in projects, going beyond the usual topics discussed in the Project Management Institute.

Benefits for scholarship holders participating in this program:

- Free in-person English course in California
- Assistance and documents for obtaining the American visa
- Academic preparation and logistics for the program

Why should I attend this course?

  • Classes with PhDs teachers of the university, with great executive experience; 
  • Two meetings with local executives within the activity grid and optional visit to the port of Los Angeles; 
  • Learn the project management "world class", focusing on the human factor, knowledge and experiences indispensable to project professionals; 
  • Program developed based on PMBoK, with special attention to the human factor in projects.

 

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Advanced Topics in Project Management

Program Profile
Full-time classes and visits to companies
Workload
80 hours
lessons/activities/visits
Additional Activity
Business English module included in the program with 27h/lesson
Students per Classroom
From 15 to 30
students
Certification
Certificate in Executive Management (ULV) and Business English (ELS)
Investment
U$ 6.860 + Enrollment: U$ 90
Up to 16 installments

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Content

Module 1


1st week: Strategy & Management for Project Based Organizations

Project Management, Strategy, and Strategic Thinking; Completion of Strategy, and Project-based Organizational Structures; Management for Project-Based Companies. Company visits and Business Cases.

Module 2


2nd week: The Human Side of Project Management

The Challenges of Conducting People on Projects: Individual Differences (Personality, Skills, and Abilities); Leadership in Projects and Organizations; Building Cohesiveness Across Teams; Challenges of conducting multicultural teams. Company visits and Business Cases.

Module 3


3rd week: Managing Megaprojects

Virtual Teams; Introduction to Mega Projects; Risk Management: Proactive Risk Management and Contingency Planning; Outsourced Projects. Business Cases and Graduation Ceremony.

University of La Verne - ULV is one of the most traditional and respected American universities. Founded in 1891, it is a non-profit private institution associated with a foundation that supports students from all over the world. Located in California, 50 minutes from Los Angeles, it is in the center of the richest American state, in the city of La Verne.

Advanced Topics in Project Management

Profile of students who have attended this course

  • 3M
  • Abras
  • Accenture
  • ACHS
  • Adidas
  • ADP
  • Advanced Corretora de Câmbio
  • AGCO
  • Agro100
  • Alphaville Urbanismo
  • ALSTOM
  • Ambev
  • Banco do Brasil
  • BP
  • Capgemini
  • CSN
  • General Motors
  • Itaú Unibanco
  • Unilever

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