MBAexpress: Project Management
Project management is a results-focused concept. This course will discuss the project management process from building a business case and planning to execution and managing your team.
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Upon completion of this course, participants will be able to:
Identify the parts of the project management process
Recognize the importance of considering "Personality Styles" when assembling project teams
Illustrate the benefits of replacing the timesheet as described in the article "Project Management for Accountants"
Discussion of the 5 groups that exist in a project management process (initiating, plan, execute, monitoring & controlling, and close).
Identifying the 10 knowledge areas that exist in a project management process
Explaining that change management is an area that exists within a project management system
Field of Study: Management Services
Recommended CPE Credit Hours: 1.0
Course Level: Basic
Designed For: CPAs, corporate finance teams, business leaders and other financial professionals
Instructor: Peter Margaritis, CPA, CGMA, MAc
Publication Year: 2016
Expiration Date: Course content is reviewed annually and revised with neccessary changes or else the course is removed.
Peter A. Margaritis, CPA, CGMA is an author, blogger, speaker, educator, humorist, improviser, and podcaster. Partnering with the Business Learning Institute, his firm “The Accidental Accountant” teaches CPAs and other business leaders how to apply the seven principles of improvisation to build respect, trust and support with their colleagues and clients. He is the author of Improv Is No Joke: Using Improvisation to Create Positive Results in Leadership and Life.
Peter earned is his Bachelor’s in Business Administration from the University of Kentucky, a Master’s Degree in Accountancy from Case Western Reserve University and he is a licensed, non-practicing, CPA in Ohio. He has worked for companies such as Price Waterhouse, Victoria Secret Catalogue (not as a model), two large banking institutions and has managed restaurants in his day. Don’t be surprised – he is Greek. He was also an assistant professor of accounting and taught in the MBA program at Ohio Dominican University in Columbus, OH.
Peter is a member of the American Institute of CPAs, Georgia Society of CPAs, Maryland Association of CPAs, Ohio Society of CPAs, and the National Speakers Association. He is also the past chairman of the Ohio Society of CPAs executive board and a former delegate to the AICPA governing council.