Best Practices for Project Management Success Free Online Course by Rochester Institute of Technology

Rochester Institute of Technology

Rochester Institute of Technology is offering free online course on Best Practices for Project Management Success. In this project management course, you will learn what’s required from an organization for projects to excel.

In this eleven-week course, applicants will learn how to create an organizational environment that supports project success. This course will start on January 16, 2018.

Course At A Glance 

Length: 11 weeks
Effort: 8-12 hours pw
Subject: Business & Management
Institution: Rochester Institute of Technology and edx
Languages: English
Price: Free
Certificate Available: Yes, Add a Verified Certificate for $150
Session: Course Starts on January 16, 2018

Providers’ Details

Rochester Institute of Technology is home to leading creators, entrepreneurs, innovators and researchers. Founded in 1829, RIT enrolls more than 18,600 students in more than 200 career-oriented and professional programs, making it among the largest private universities in the U.S.

About This Course

Students will learn how to turn project management principles and theory into practice. The course will cover:

  • Project management methods and best practices
  • Project portfolio management
  • The project management office
  • Six Sigma
  • Corporate culture and organizational behavior
  • Project management leadership

Why Take This Course?

This course is part of the RIT Project Management Micro Masters Program that is designed to teach the importance of the organizational and leadership characteristics for the success of projects. In order to qualify for the Micro Masters Credential, you will need to earn a verified certificate in each of the three courses as well as pass a capstone exam.

Learning Outcomes

  • How to achieve success in project management
  • Best practices in organizational and leadership characteristics
  • How to overcome challenges of specific types of projects


Leonie Fernandes PMP

Leonie is an Instructor of Project Management at the School of Individualized Study at the Rochester Institute of Technology.


Successful completion of or understanding of concepts from PM9001x.

How To Join This Course

  • Go to the course website link
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  • Choose “Register Now” to get started.
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