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International Project Management (UMTPM258)   Register Online

This course examines project management as it is carried out in the global arena. Recent advances in computers, telecommunications, and transportation have truly led to a shrinking world. Virtual global project teams, once a curious dream, are a common reality today. The global dimension raises new challenges in managing projects, including: managing across cultures, time zones, languages, education systems, labor systems and regulations; making/receiving international payments in multiple currencies; leveraging fundamental global economic principles, such as comparative advantage and increasing returns to scale.


To understand how technology and economic forces are increasing the number of global projects being executed. To learn how to deal with the special challenges presented by the globalization of project management.
What You Will Learn

  • Understanding the challenges of managing culturally diverse virtual teams
  • Understanding how the customs, laws, and practices of different countries affect the management of global projects
  • Identifying the economic drivers that portend the dramatic growth of global projects
  • Being aware of international legal issues: Patents, trademarks, copyrights, trade secrets, licensing, export controls, import regulations
  • The roles of key global players: WTO, World Bank, WHO, ADB, OECD, OAS.

PMBOK® Guide Knowledge Areas

  • Project Human Resource Management
  • Project Integration Management
  • Project Time Management
  • Project Scope Management
  • Project Quality Management
  • Project Communications Management
  • Project Cost Management
  • Project Risk Management
  • Project Procurement Management


  • Course modules containing cutting-edge knowledge developed by renowned experts in project management
  • Course readings: A set of key international project management documents
  • "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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