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Mastering Project Management (UMTPM012)   Register Online

Successful project management requires technical, process, and psychological skills. With this course, you learn how to bring these skill areas together to form the arsenal of tools needed to successfully achieve project objectives. Included are methods for making better decisions about projects, handling scheduling uncertainty, improving project management processes, and dealing with power and politics.

Special attention is given in this course to teaching participants to think like project managers – to be active instead of passive, to take responsibility for the project, and to take positive steps to keep on track. The reason for this emphasis is that we have found that many people learn the tools of project management, yet have no idea what is truly the role of a professional project manager.

Mastering Project Management is based on the work of Dr. James P. Lewis. Dr. Lewis is an adjunct professor at UMT who has conducted project management training for more than 20,000 supervisors and managers around the world. He is founder and president of The Lewis Institute.


To solidify the participant's position as a professional project manager going beyond introductory principles and addressing the real-world issues encountered on most projects.
What You Will Learn

  • What the management function really means on projects
  • How to identify and resolve problems that arise in project environments
  • How to improve decision-making and processes on projects

PMBOK® Guide Process Areas

  • Initiating
  • Planning
  • Executing
  • Controlling
  • Closing

PMBOK® Guide Knowledge Areas

  • Project Human Resource Management
  • Project Scope Management
  • Project Communication Management


  • Course modules containing cutting-edge knowledge developed by renowned experts in project management
  • Course Textbook: Mastering Project Management, a book by Dr. James P. Lewis
  • "Think and Review" section that helps you review key points of the modules
  • Answers to the "Think and Review" section
  • A final exam which contains multiple choice and true/false questions
  • Certificate of Completion

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