CoSN is pleased to offer the first-ever project management course that focuses on the unique needs and challenges of school system technology leaders. Using thought leadership resources and best practices, this course is aligned to CoSN’s Framework of Essential Skills for the K-12 Chief Technology Officer (CTO), the foundation for the nationally-accredited Certified Education Technology Leader (CETL) Program. Its structure and content are also based on the Project Management Institute’s A Guide to the Project Management Body of Knowledge (PMBOK® Guide) – Sixth Edition – a global industry standard for project management and the most widely recognized project management model for business and government.
This eight-week course provides participants with high-quality, practical and wide-ranging protocols and resources that empower responsive and scalable project management practices. Course content references effective methodologies rooted in research and correlated to the K-12 environment through a practical lens.
Participants will learn the fundamentals of project management through seven modules:
1. Project Management Framework
2. Project Initiation
3. Scope, Schedule and Budget Plan
4. Resource, Risk and Procurement Plan
5. Leadership and Quality Management
6. Monitor and Control
7. Closure and Success
9 CEA Credits toward CETL® recertification.