Strategic PDU Bundle

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This bundle has combined four online, self-paced courses into this Strategic PDU Bundle, to provide practitioners with many of the PDUs they need to fulfill requirements in this important skill area!

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Bundle Description

The Project Management Institute ® (PMI ®) requires all credential holders to earn PDUs in the three areas of the PMI Talent Triangle ®.

The four self-paced courses included in this bundle— Emotional Intelligence for Project Managers, Introduction to Finance, PM Primer: Conflict Resolution, and Understanding and Managing Budgets—provide 11 PDUs in total, with 7.25 PDUs specifically targeted to Strategic and Business Management competencies.

Each of the four courses in the bundle contains real-world examples, videos, interactive games, assessments, and focused instruction. Glossaries and search functions help students quickly and easily navigate through the course, and "Ask the Expert" features allow students to pose course-related questions that will be resolved within 24-48 hours by a specialist in the field.

Upon successful completion, you can download a printable certificate of completion for this online course suite.

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Bundle Information


    Suite Price: $249.00

    Estimated length: 11 hours

    PDUs/Contact Hours: 11 | CEUs: .9

    Access Time: 360 Days


Bundle Courses


Emotional intelligence (EI) is our ability to identify and control our emotions to achieve positive outcomes in our relationships. Project managers with high EI are better equipped to deal with team members, vendors, stakeholders, and sponsors and to handle and resolve conflicts. This course reviews the underlying concepts of emotional intelligence and explores how project managers can improve, and make use, of their emotional intelligence.

Learning Outcomes:

• Discuss the role of emotional intelligence for managers and project managers

• Explain why improving emotional intelligence can improve managerial performance

• Recognize the importance of emotional intelligence in successful project management

• Discuss the nine key EI factors

• Apply EI factors to project scenarios


Course Price: $79

Estimated Length: 3 Hours

PDUs/Contact Hours: 3 | CEUs: .3

Access Time: 90 Days

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Understanding basic finance is important for any managerial position, even non-financial managers. This introductory-level course starts at the beginning, discussing finance as an organizational setting and legal forms of business. The course continues on to cover the responsibilities of financial managers, roles of finance in a typical business organization, and relevant financial markets of interest to financial managers. Further, the course will discuss corporate financing and the role the stock market plays in the business world.

Learning Outcomes:

• Identify and differentiate the three most common types of business organizations and the structure of each

• State the fundamental objectives of a corporation and the differences between wealth and profit maximization

• Recognize the impact of social and ethical responsibility on business

• Identify and describe the structure and functions of the finance department within an organization

• Define the principal-agent relationship and strategies for overcoming conflicts of interest and motivating managers

• List and define the five key principles that form the foundation of financial management

• Recognize and define the five key financial markets

• Identify the sources, rules, and life-cycle stages of corporate financing

• Describe the function of the stock market and the three trading venues it utilizes

• Recognize the factors related to interest rate determination and the impact of interest on an organization


Course Price: $79

Estimated Length: 3 Hours

PDUs/Contact Hours: 3 | CEUs: .3

Access Time: 90 Days

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This online course focuses on how project managers can resolve conflicts in a project setting. Any time you convene a group of people to work together as closely as project teams do, conflicts are bound to happen. Project team members will likely have different views, personalities, and work styles that may clash as project objectives and goals are pursued.

To ensure that projects achieve their goals and project teams reach their full potential, conflicts must be carefully managed and effectively resolved by skilled practitioners and key stakeholders. Project managers and team leaders must recognize the triggers that signal conflict and intervene as early as possible, to prevent problems from shifting focus away from work and to ensure those project participants interact professionally as they meet their responsibilities and execute their roles.

Learning Outcomes:

• Identify the stages of conflict

• Recognize the structural differences that can cause conflict

• Distinguish between different conflict types and apply strategies to resolve them

• Describe how concern for oneself and concern for others interact to create different styles for dealing with conflict

• Compare different negotiation styles and describe when each should be used

• Demonstrate how power and BATNA can be used as tools during negotiations


Course Price: $79

Estimated Length: 2 Hours

PDUs/Contact Hours: 2

Access Time: 90 Days

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A budget is a detail of expenses and incomes for a set period of time. This introductory-level course covers budgets and how they are used in organizational settings including the uses and functions of master budgets, operating budgets, sales, production and cost of goods sold budgets, and cash budgets. You will also learn about the budgeting process, and how organizations are using different budgeting techniques to overcome operating challenges.

Learning Outcomes:

• Recognize the uses and functions of budgeting

• Recognize the key activities, considerations, and benefits of strategic organizational planning

• Recognize the purpose and make-up of a master budget

• Identify the components and calculations used to create a master budget and recognize uses for this information

• Identify the components and purpose of an operating budget

• Recognize how sales, production, and cost of goods sold budgets are created and perform related calculations

• Recognize the purpose of cash budgets and how they are prepared

• Identify ways the budget process can be managed for optimal results and recognize the benefits and limitations of the management-by-objective system


Course Price: $79

Estimated Length: 3 Hours

PDUs/Contact Hours: 3 | CEUs: .3

Access Time: 90 Days

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Bundle Details


★ Expert Supported

★ Accessible

★ Games & Flashcards

★ Real-world case studies


 

★ Mobile-friendly

★ Badge and credit-awarding

★ Video content

★ Audio-enabled in-app

 
 

This course is designed for adult learners with some understanding of general project management practices.

 
 

No Prerequisites.

 
 

This course does not require any additional purchases of supplementary materials.

 

This course has an "Ask the Expert" feature, which submits your questions directly to an expert in the field you are studying. Questions are answered as quickly as possible and usually within 24 hours.

 

Learners must achieve an average test score of at least 70% to meet the minimum successful completion requirement and qualify to receive IACET CEU credit. Learners will have three attempts at all graded assessments.

 

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UTRGV Continuing Education

McAllen Teaching Site:
1800 S. Main Street
Suite 1100 McAllen, TX 78503

 

Phone: (956) 665-2071

 


Brownsville Campus:
One West University Boulevard, BMAIN 1.210K
Brownsville, Texas 78520

 

Phone: (956) 882-7711