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Project Management

Project Management

Sophia's Project Management course takes you through the life cycle of managing a project, from designing the scope to completing the project and celebrating your success. Along the way, you will gain applied experience with project planning as well as managing project resources and risks. Full Description

  • Accepted for Credit Transfer by Rasmussen
  • 4 quarter credits at Rasmussen
  • Rasmussen Equivalency: Lower Division: Core - Project Management

Category: Business

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Description

Project Management

Course Description
Sophia's Project Management course takes you through the life cycle of managing a project, from designing the scope to completing the project and celebrating your success. Along the way, you will gain applied experience with project planning as well as managing project resources and risks.

Assessments & Grading

This is a pass/fail course. You must complete 8 Challenge assessments (these are like quizzes) and 4 Milestone assessments (these are like tests) with an overall score of 70% or better.

Learning Outcomes

At the end of the course, you'll be able to:

  • Analyze the beginning of the project
  • Illustrate the project planning process
  • Apply project management skills
  • Evaluate project completion

Sophia's Many Ways™
This course provides you access to Sophia's Many Ways™ learning model. This model provides you with various instructional styles for each learning objective. With this unique model, you can find a method that appeals to your individual learning preference.

Reviews

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1410 Student Reviews
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by Gemlyne M. on August 5, 2020
Wasn't overwhelming and still offered good content!
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by Kevin R. on August 5, 2020
Difficult and many of the questions were subjective. Study and take notes! Practice milestones help too.
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by kim b. on August 4, 2020
The information was comprehensive. The milestones were key to learning the topics. Would have enjoyed some visual examples of the concepts provided.
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by Shavonesia K. on August 4, 2020
this was hard
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by Oluwatosin J. on August 4, 2020
Too much unnecessary information was provided
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by Leah A. on August 4, 2020
The course was good, but I noticed that in several ways it conflicted with PMI's Project Management Body of Knowledge.
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by Robert P. on August 3, 2020
Very easy course, however less practical than expected. Many of the aspects are not applicable to a wide range of projects.
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by Amy H. on August 3, 2020
I hated this course. The test questions are worded so weird and tricky just to get you. You really have to read the questions over and over and over and over to make sure you know what they are really asking. It felt deceptive and unfair. While I passed the course, I dont think I would partake in any further Sophia courses as the other class I am taking with them is the same way.

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    A: The Free Trial allows you to access the course of your choice, or multiple courses. It gives you access to the first unit ("Challenge 1") in the course. This will let you meet the course instructors, sample the instructional content, and answer a set of assessment questions in the Challenge. You can also read the Student Guide and watch an Orientation Video to learn more about the course format, requirements, and resources.

    Any work you complete in the Free Trial is saved, so if you decide to register, you do not need to repeat it. Of course, we also let you reset it and start over if you wish.

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    A: Sophia is not a college or university and is not eligible for financial aid, military benefits, or other third-party payments. A Sophia membership is considered an out-of-pocket educational expense.

  • Q: When do the courses start and how long do I have to complete a course?

    A: You choose your own course start date and have 60 days from your chosen start date to complete each course. Sophia courses are self-paced, so many students complete a course in less than 60 days.

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    A: You do not need any textbooks for Sophia courses. All material is taught by video and text-based tutorials that are in the courseroom, and are included as part of a Sophia membership.

  • Q: How am I graded in the course?

    A: Sophia courses are graded on a pass/fail basis, with 70% overall required to pass the course. Your score is based upon points earned in the formative assessments ("Challenges"), summative assessments ("Milestones"), and if applicable, the authentic assessments ("Touchstones"). Currently, our Foundations of English Composition, English Composition I, and Public Speaking courses contain Touchstones.

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  • Q: Are the tests proctored?

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  • Q: I'm taking a course where I have to submit Touchstones. How long does it take for my Touchstone to be graded once it's submitted?

    A: We provide our faculty graders with up to 7 business days to grade a Touchstone. The actual time may vary based on volume and grader capacity.

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