IPM 301 - Intermediate Project Management Skills Course

In this virtual course, student will learn and apply people skills and technical skills that project managers need to be successful during project planning. This course takes three weeks to complete, requiring an average of 20 hours each week, and is designed to fit into a student's work schedule. The first two weeks, students will complete lessons individually on topics such as comparative analysis, emotional intelligence, risk management, critical path management, and earned value management. Students can complete these lessons when it works best for them, while also meeting quiz due dates. During the third week, students will use MS Teams during daily half-day sessions 1200-1600 EST, where they will work within groups to complete a project simulation. This simulation will apply course lessons learned, and will require different project outputs and presentation of material to course instructors for feedback. This class is a fulfillment for DAU PMT 0140 and 2570 required for PM Practitioner certification, DAU PMT 0120, 0130, and 0170 required for PM Advanced certification, along with DAU EVM 263.

To Apply

Grade Restrictions: 1st Lt – Maj AFSC 63 AX Acquisition Managers and GS 11 – GS 13 occupational Series 1101 acquisition Program managers. Central funding may be available to other acquisition coded personnel performing project management work on a limited and case by case basis.

Special Requirements: For third week of offering, students must participate in daily live sessions M-F 1200-1600 EST using MS Teams. Students must have a laptop, internet access, microphone, and preferably web camera to participate in this course



Offering #

Start Date

End Date

Live Internet 24F 29 Apr 2024 17 May 2024
Live Internet 24G 07 Jun 2024 28 Jun 2024
Live Internet 24H 22 Jul 2024 08 Aug 2024
Live Internet 24I 11 Sep 2024 29 Sep 2024

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Course Information

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Delivery Method: In-Residence or On-site Course

Course Length: 3 Academic Training Weeks Blended using Canvas and MS Teams 60 Hours

Event Type: Training (Functional, Technical)

Primary Audience: 63X, 1101 requiring PM Level 2 certification, but open to all acquisition personnel on space available basis

CL Points: 60

Prerequisites:Recommended (though not required) order of PM classes: 1. IPM 350 2. IPM 301 3. WKSP0676 (IPM 320)

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