- NY Credits : 2.0
- TX Credits : 2.0
Project Management Essentials for the CPA
In this introductory course, we will discuss the basic essentials of project management. We will start with the definition of what a project is and what it is not. We will go on to discuss the project management process, the project plan, directing and managing project execution, monitoring and controlling the project, and closing the project.
Upon successful completion of Project Management Essentials for the CPA, the user should be able to:
define a project and explain the role of the project manager,
discuss the key elements of project initiation and prepare a project statement of work,
identify the phases in the project management plan,
describe project execution and manage stakeholder expectations,
define and explain the importance of scope, schedule and cost, and
evaluate project performance and employ project closing tools and techniques.