Project Management: A Financial Perspective - Part 1

This series of courses (Parts 1, 2, and 3) on project management is designed to provide you with a deep understanding of the applications and importance of Project Management. You will learn how to assess a project with respect to time, costs, and resources in order to effectively and efficiently reach your goals. You will become familiar with the five processes involved in Project management - Initiating, Planning, Executing, Controlling, and Closing on time and within budget -- Project Integration, Project Scope, Project Time, Project Cost, Project Quality, Project Human Resources, Project Communications, Project Risk Management, and Project Procurement - that are essential to being an expert Project Manager. This series of courses follows for the most part the framework within the Project Management Institute's Project Management Body of Knowledge (PMBOK). The material, however, places a financial focus on projects as a way to accomplish desired changes in the enterprise in a coordinated and predictable way for favorable outcomes. Topics covered include economic feasibility study, life-cycle costing, target costing, and earned value analysis. Through better project management, you can reduce or eliminate failed projects and reduce the costs associated with successful one , increasing enterprise effectiveness in providing the maximum value to shareholders.

Learning Objectives:

  • Recognize what project management is and the steps involved in managing a project.
  • Define what the PMI is and what they do.
  • Identify attributes of an effective project manager and project teams.
  • Recognize key components of planning and controlling a project, such as responsibilities, schedules, and performance.
  • Identify the purpose of project scorecard metrics.
  • Recognize the relationship between project phases and project life cycle.
  • Identify the documents and roadmaps used during a project.
  • Understand when stakeholders have the greatest influence on a project.
  • Recognize key aspects of the work breakdown structure (WBS) for planning a project.

Prerequisites/Advanced Preparation:


Speaker / Author:

Steve Spafford, MBA, CPA, has over 20 years' experience as a CPA working with large public accounting firms, and in numerous executive roles at multinational public corporations. He is a member of DeltaCPE LLC, a leading publisher of continuing professional education courses for CPAs, and has edited CPA ethics courses provided to over 35 states.


Price (USD)

Standard: $49.90


Course Code : 99DEL55

Release Date : 01/17/2021
Expire Date : 01/31/2023
Credits :
CPE 2.00
QAS 2.00

Length : 1hr 40min
Course Level : Overview
Course Type : QAS Self-Study
Passing Grade : 70%
Format Type : eLearning
Mobile Compatible
Field Of Study : Management Services

Theme : Miscellaneous

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