Course Description

Explore the project procurement processes, from the initial procurement decision, through the solicitation process, to contract award, administration, and closure. Examine the interaction of these processes and how they overlap with the other areas of project management. Learn effective strategies to successfully manage key partners and vendors, and acquire the tools and techniques to manage each contract life cycle.

Course Details

This course follows the methodology of A Guide to the Project Management Body of Knowledge (PMBOK® Guide) – Sixth Edition.

Course Learning Outcomes

By completion of this course, successful students will be able to:

  1. Apply procurement and contract management practices on a work related or personal project.
  2. Demonstrate skills in designing and managing an efficient and effective project procurement process.
  3. Demonstrate techniques for effective management of contracts and purchase orders.
  4. Apply the procurement and contract management process to reduce the potential for issues, disputes, and claims on purchase orders or contracts.

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Oct 13, 2020 to Nov 16, 2020
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Course Fees
Flat Fee non-credit $585.00
Reading List / Textbook

Title: PMBOK
Edition: 6
Authors: PMI
Publisher: PMI
ISBN: 978-1-62825-382-5

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Section Notes

This course uses Desire2Learn (D2L), an online learning management system. The instructor will post your course outline and other materials in D2L. For more information about D2L, please visit our Online Learning Resources.

Unless notified, all online courses are available at 9 am MT the day before the start date. Students who register on (or after) the start date will receive access within one day of registration.

Students who are unfamiliar with Desire2Learn or Adobe Connect are recommended to take BMC 352 Learning Online prior to enrolling in this course.

Unless otherwise stated, notice of withdrawal or transfer from a course must be received at least seven calendar days prior to the start date of the course.

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