Course Description

With the evolution of the project management profession comes the revision of existing standards, the establishment of new global standards, and the introduction of new approaches to effective project management. Today's successful project manager has to identify the proper project management methodology to use for each project and the associated project management processes required to successfully deliver project objectives.

This course provides participants with an intensive view of the current best practice tools and techniques that are used across a broad spectrum of project processes. Participants will gain an understanding of the tools and techniques available and which should be applied for traditional plan driven projects and projects using agile methodologies. The course will also provide a platform for participants to evaluate their understanding, skills, and capability to manage a project type and use the contents of the toolkit effectively.

Course Objectives

Upon completion of the course, a successful student will be able to:

  • Apply modern tools and techniques to project scheduling, resource estimating, and budgeting data
  • Understand which tools and techniques produce desired outcomes within a project
  • Assess the use of an agile project management methodology


This course is an open enrollment course. No application is required and registration is available by clicking "Add to Cart." Current students must register with their Georgetown NetID and password. New students will be prompted to create an account prior to registration.

Course Prerequisites

Project Management Fundamentals (XCPD-480) or permission of the instructor.

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