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Course

Managing International Projects | PPMT.X411


As businesses globalize, project managers must collaborate with team members from multiple countries. Surveys indicate that less than 40% of international projects succeed at meeting their baseline business objectives. This course provides project managers with tools and techniques for developing international projects that succeed in the competitive multinational business environment.

You’ll learn critical success factors for international projects, using objective metrics, as well as applicable resources and techniques and lessons learned. The course covers techniques for expanding projects into the international business arena and finding partners in emerging markets.

Learning Outcomes

At the conclusion of the course, you should be able to

  • Describe Major Global Project Management Standards
  • Discuss business, technical, and organizational values of global projects
  • Explain unique characteristics of Managing International Projects
  • Identify challenges facing Projects Managers dealing with global projects

Topics Include

  • Global business trends
  • Characteristics of international projects
  • Critical success factors for international projects
  • International organizational options
  • Intellectual property management
  • Managing international contracts and agreements
  • Effective communication management in a geographically fragmented project team
  • Unique international project costs
  • Finding international partners

You'll be assessed on a practical problem-solving, exercise-based project. If your company is looking to extend its market reach, or if your start up is seeking a footprint in emerging market spaces, this is the course for you.

Professional Credit

The Project Management Institute (PMI)®--PMP® 15 Professional Development Units.

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