Clarkson: Strategic Project Management Methodologies
Strategic Project Management Methodologies
About this Micro-Credential
The Strategic Project Management Methodologies micro-credential is a short non-credit online course where earners become acquainted with PMI’s PMBOK (PM Body of Knowledge) Guide. Earners learn how causes of unsuccessful project execution (due to both “technical” and “management” issues) have led to advancements in PM T&Ts (Tools & Techniques) over time, as well as their usage.
Meet Your Instructor
Michael M. Bissonette (MS, MBA, PfMP) is a highly successful engineer-turned-businessman and is considered both a thought-leader and subject matter expert in Portfolio, Program and Project Management within several diverse industries. His work experience spans over 40 years of product development and organizational management, including executive positions in large Fortune 500 companies. He is an author of two books on the subject of “Strategic Project Management” (the first is titled: Project Risk Management: A Practical Implementation Approach, a best-seller published by the Project Management Institute, Inc., in 2016, and the second was recently published in 2021 – titled Achieving Epic Business Results with Strategic Project Management). Mike is an instructor (at his alma mater, Clarkson University) in the MS-EM curriculum. He is an entrepreneur (Founder of RTConfidence, Inc. – a SaaS [Software as a Services] company), developing Chrono™, the most advanced and affordable integrated IMS (Integrated Master Schedule)/SRA (Schedule Risk Analysis)/ESM (Earned Schedule Management) SaaS Tool on the market. Mike has been a guest speaker at numerous events around the world. He has always been a world-wide training asset within all the organizations he’s worked at. And he has been engaged on occasion to help facilitate enterprise-level transformational change.
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KNOWLEDGE: Earners will be assessed via several multiple-choice exams and one comprehensive exam. Exams are graded immediately and multiple attempts are allowed.
Strategic Project Management Methodologies is a self-paced, online micro-credential course that Earners may work on and complete at any time.
Earners can register at anytime for this micro-credential.
Estimated Time to Earn
Earners are estimated to complete this micro-credential course in 10 hours or less.
The Strategic Project Management Methodologies Micro-Credential is composed of the following 4 learning modules: Module 1 - General Project Management Tools and Techniques, Module 2 - Project Management Tools and Techniques Options, Module 3 - Project Management Best Practices, and Module 4 - Project Postmortems. Within each module is an interactive lesson, instructional resources, e.g., PDF articles, webpages, or videos, and a multiple-choice exam.
There are no prerequisites.
- Work through the following four asynchronous lessons: General PM Tools & Techniques, PM Tools & Techniques Options, PM Bests Practices, Project Postmortems.
- Pass multiple, short "knowledge check" quizzes (multiple retries are allowed).
- Pass a final exam, which is largely a compilation of 26 quiz questions taken from the four lessons, with a score of 80% or higher.
Strategic Project Management Methodologies is the third micro-credential in a series (or "pathway") of five micro-credentials on Strategic Project Management. The recommended order in which to take them is (1) Project Portfolio Management, (2) Managing Project Risks, (3) Strategic Project Management Methodologies, (4) General Project Management Topics for Leaders, and (5) Advanced Project Management Tools and Techniques.