• Online, Self-Paced
Course Description

If you would like to learn the basics of what it means to lead a project ? without all the technical jargon ? this course is for you. You'll learn some of the foundational concepts, such as what a project is and what you'll be responsible for, and things you'll need to understand before planning begins. You'll also learn where to go to access useful information and how to identify the different types of people who will have an interest in the project ? its stakeholders.

Learning Objectives

Project Management Basics

  • describe the attributes that all projects have
  • identify the business reasons for a undertaking a project
  • recognize the responsibilities of a project manager
  • describe the factors within an environment that may influence a project
  • identify sources of information to use when starting a project
  • identify key stakeholders for a project
  • recognize the actions to take when preparing to manage a project

Framework Connections

The materials within this course focus on the Knowledge Skills and Abilities (KSAs) identified within the Specialty Areas listed below. Click to view Specialty Area details within the interactive National Cybersecurity Workforce Framework.