Course Description

Whether you’re new to project management or you’re juggling several projects at once, a solid foundation in the fundamentals of project management is essential. This course introduces you to the project management framework, updated in accordance with the latest changes to the PMP® framework. You‘ll learn about the process and business environment domains, the tasks that project managers need to complete, and the actions needed to complete the tasks.

A small icon of three steps with a flag on the top stepLearning Objectives

By the end of this class, students will be able to:

  • Define the PMI framework for managing projects; 
  • Identify business outcomes of projects; 
  • Prepare a Project Charter to formally initiate a project; 
  • Perform a Stakeholder Analysis to map out optimal stakeholder engagement; 
  • Employ a Work Breakdown Structure to organize and track project work; 
  • Construct a project timeline. 

A small icon of a pair of hands holding a resumeInstructor Biography

Julie Spokus, Scrum Master, is an experienced IT Specialist with over 20 years of experience. Her work experience has been in the following fields: K-12 education, higher education, legal, healthcare, and government contracting. She got her start in the IT field as a technical trainer, and then moved into agile software development as a product owner and a scrum master. She is passionate about agile software development and holds various agile certifications as well as the PMP. Julie's education includes a Master of Art in Teaching Speakers of Other Languages (TESOL) from Mount Vernon College and a Master of Science in Management of Information Technology from the University of Virginia.

A small icon of a document on a clipboard with an exclamation pointCancellation, Withdrawal and Refund Policy

A participant who withdraws from a non-credit course, in writing, up to one-week prior to the starting date of the course, will receive a refund, minus a $25 withdrawal fee; for all certificate programs the withdrawal fee is $50. For courses costing $75 or less, the withdrawal fee is $10 per course. No refunds will be given after that time. E-mail your withdrawal request to: course.withdrawals@temple.edu. Please note that if you do not officially withdrawal from a course and you do not attend the course, you are still responsible for payment. Temple University reserves the right to cancel a course for any reason. If the course is cancelled, you will be notified and your entire tuition will be refunded.

Applies Towards the Following Certificates

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Section Title
Project Management Basics I
Online-fixed date/synchronous meeting(s)
6:00PM to 8:00PM
Sep 20, 2022 to Sep 27, 2022
Schedule and Location
Contact Hours
  • Online Learning
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Course Fee(s)
Section Notes

This course is held online. Classes will meet via Zoom: the Zoom link will be sent to you in advance of the first meeting. There will also be some self-paced work to complete between class sessions.

Questions about this course? Contact the Office of Non-Credit and Continuing Education at ncce@temple.edu or 267-468-8500.