Introduction to General Industry Project Management

This course provides a strong foundation of best practices of project management while affording learners with skills they can apply in their own work and/or life.

Each participant will learn how to plan, organize and control projects with an emphasis on five processes: initiating, planning, executing, controlling, and closing, as well as the nine project management knowledge areas including integration, scope, schedule, cost, quality, resource, communications, risk, procurement, and stakeholder management.

This course will also introduce students to the basic process of the Project Management Professional (PMP) certification.


• Initiating, planning, executing, controlling, and closing
• Integration Management
• Scope Management
• Schedule Management
• Quality Management
• Risk Management
• Stakeholder Management

Anyone interested in expanding their knowledge in project management.

Note: PEWD program participants should be 18 years or older.

No prerequisites required.

Tony N K Lynch

Tony N K Lynch is a former US Marine and currently a doctoral candidate in Management at the University of Texas Rio Grande Valley. His research focuses on understanding the antecedents and consequences of supply chain disruptions. Specifically, he focuses on understanding Gray Swans and their effects on supply chains. Gray Swans are low probability risks that can severely impact a firm’s operations. Tony has presented his research at major conferences including the Production and Operations Management Society (POMS) and Decision Sciences Institute (DSI).

Edinburg Course Information

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Edinburg CESS Building

Mr. Tony N K Lynch

$ 59

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