Continuing Education

PMGT102 - Productivity and Continuous Improvement

Prerequisite:
PMGT101
Course Equivalencies:
PMC102

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Course Overview

Project managers are focused on organizing resources and leading teams to complete projects that contribute value to internal and external stakeholders. Upon successful completion of this course you will be able to apply productivity improvement principles to enhance project effectiveness and efficiency.

Effective project managers constantly reflect on project results to identify opportunities for process improvements that contribute to greater organizational effectiveness and efficiency. Graduates of this course will be able to apply tools, techniques, and strategies to make your projects and project teams more effective and efficient. After completing this course, you will be able to describe the importance of continuous improvement in creating client satisfaction and increasing organizational success in the global marketplace. You will be able to identify barriers to productivity within projects, describe how to build cooperative relationships that foster productivity, and how to deal with difficult people and provide productive feedback to team members when challenges arise. Finally, you will develop and apply process flowcharts and related tools to identify the cause of project challenges and plan for adjustment and improvement.

When you successfully complete the learning outcome assessment within this course, you will earn a NAIT micro-credential and receive a digital badge to share on social media and with your network.

Upcoming Offerings

Delivery Methods

  • Face to Face: Where: In-person meetings. When: Course is scheduled at a specific time for students to attend. Face-to-face instruction at all class meetings. Location may be on campus or at a worksite.
  • Blended: Where: Mixture of in-person & online components. When: Course is scheduled at a specific time for students to attend. Combination of face-to-face and online components at specific times. Some online components may be accessed online anytime.
  • Hyflex: Where: Choice to attend in-person or online meetings. When: Course is scheduled at a specific time for students to attend. For each class, students choose to attend in-person with the instructor or online at a specific time.
  • Remote Live Delivery: Where: Online with instructor. When: Course is scheduled at a specific time for students to attend. Instruction is delivered at set times online. Students do not come to campus.
  • Remote On-Demand Delivery: Where: Online anytime. When: No set class meetings. Coursework is accessed on-demand and online. While there are no set class meetings, there may be set due dates and deadlines for some activities. Students may interact with peers through virtual tools.
  • Remote Independent: Where: Online anytime. When: No set class meetings. Coursework is accessed on-demand and online, with no instructor support. While students choose when to do coursework, there may be set due dates and deadlines. 
  • Work Placement: Where: In-person meetings. When: Work is scheduled at a specific time for students to attend. Onsite work integrated learning. Location at a worksite.
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