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23 Hours






What you'll learn:

This program explores major elements of project resource management as well as the broader context of this critical planning function. Learners will begin to understand that sound resource management is an important part of developing a sustainable competitive advantage in the emerging global marketplace. Primarily focuses on operations and productivity, resources in project management, product design, process strategy, layout strategy, human resources and job design, supply chain, inventory management and scheduling.

Learning Objectives

By the end of this program, learners will have demonstrated their ability to:

  • Define the role of a project manager and analyze ways in which they coordinate a wide array of resources, including human resources, financial resources, production resources, and inventory resources
  • Identify the processes and terminology of project management resources
  • Demonstrate how the process of resource management operates within a broader context, including product design, process strategy, layout strategy, job design, the supply chain, and inventory management
  • Identify how process strategy for optimal resource management is developed
  • Analyze the design of goods and services and how it affects resource management decisions
  • Identify how location and layout strategies affect resource management decisions
  • Assess how human resources and job design decisions impact project resource management

What you'll do:

This program is divided into 6 courses that are designed around a particular theme. Each course is accompanied by related assignments and quizzes that are intended to test you on the content of the readings and any additional course material. The quizzes are a combination of multiple-choice and true/false.

  1. Introduction to Resources in Project Management
  2. Resources in Project Management: Plan Resource Management
  3. Resources in Project Management: Estimate Activity Resources
  4. Resources in Project Management: Acquire Resources
  5. Resources in Project Management: Develop and Manage Teams
  6. Resources in Project Management: Control Resources

Who this course is designed for:

Anyone interested in learning about Project Resource Management


Meet the instructor

David Corlett - Lecturer

David received his Ph.D. in History from the College of William & Mary in Williamsburg, Virginia. He is currently a Lecturer with the Faculty of Leadership and Integrative Studies in CISA. Before joining the LIS team he held several university staff positions. Prior to ASU, he held a Professional Faculty appointment as Assistant and then Interim Director of the National Institute of American History and Democracy and was affiliated faculty with the Department of History at the College of William & Mary. As a partnership between William & Mary and the Colonial Williamsburg Foundation, NIAHD offers programs, courses, internships, and public lectures on American history, public history, material culture, and museum studies. He is currently on the board of directors for several area museums and community organizations.

Erica Peters - Program Manager

Erica Peters holds a Master of Public Health Practice. She earned her MPH studying the relationship between continuing education and health education. Today, she spends her days managing multiple projects for the Faculty of Leadership and Interdisciplinary Studies, and specializes in multiple forms of Project Management.