Project Initiation and Planning

Code UE : USII27

  • Cours
  • 3 crédits




Public et conditions d'accès

  • Bachelor’s Degree holder or equivalent
  • 3 years of professional experience
  • Proficiency in English: (TOEFL IBT 90 or IELTS: 6.5 or TOEIC 800)
  • This module is in the MBA study track: Project Management

Objectifs pédagogiques

The first semester provides students with strong, baseline project management skills. Industry leaders from UC Berkeley and Silicon Valley will teach project management best practices, tools and techniques to effectively management projects from project initiation and planning, through execution and control, and on through project delivery. Students will also complete in depth training in Agile management, mastering how to plan and manage Agile development with a wide range of techniques.  By the end of this program, students will be able to effectively lead projects in technology, life science, construction, financial services, health care, and other industries. Students will learn from individual assignments, quizzes, exams, presentations, and group projects. Through daily instruction and mentoring, students will have a high quality, immersive experience in beautiful Berkeley.

    Compétences visées

    By the end of this program students will:
    • Develop a complete set of skills to be effective project managers.
    • Undergo pragmatic, end-to-end training on all project management process groups, knowledge areas, tools and techniques, and best practices.
    • Master skills related to key project management knowledge areas:
      • Project integration management
      • Scope, Schedule, and Cost management (the “triple constraints”)
      • Risk management
      • Quality management
      • Stakeholder management
      • Procurement management
      • Communications management
      • Manage projects through their entire life cycle:
      • Project initiation and planning
      • Project execution and control
      • Project closure
    • Develop a strong foundation for the Project Management Institute’s (PMI) Project Management Professional (PMP) exam.


    Using a 4-step learning approach in full professional immersion, students will have a deep learning experience:
    • Conceptual learning:
    Lectures will introduce the latest theories and concepts, as well as best industry best practices and leading trends in Silicon Valley.
    • Experiential learning:
    In company visits and networking events, students will understand how the course content manifests in reality.
    • Applied learning:
    Courses offering real company projects to the students, allow them to practice their knowledge and learn to navigate the challenges of implementation in a real company.
    • Communicative learning:
    In team projects, workshops, networking events, conferences, demo nights, pitch contests, etc., students have the opportunity to collaborate and share their knowledge with others.

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    EPN 15 Stratégies - IIM
    2 rue conté
    75003 Paris
    Tel :01 40 27 26 36
    Emmanuelle Rochefort
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