Dr. Harold Kerzner is a globally recognized expert on project, program and portfolio management, total quality management, and strategic planning. He is IIL Senior Executive Director of Project Management and Professor Emeritus of Systems Management at Baldwin Wallace University. 

Module 1 - History of Project Management
 
The early years of project management and some of the challenges that had to be overcome.

Module 2 - Principles of Project Management 
The core principles of project management, changes that have taken place, and the benefits that can be achieved.

Module 3 - Principles of Scope Management 
The core principles of project scope management including the statement of work, work breakdown structure, project planning, project startup, and project closure.

Module 4 - Principles of Time Management 
The core principles of time management, networking techniques to control the schedule, the use of slack, and ways to compress the schedule.  

Module 5 - Principles of Cost Management: Part 1 
Basic knowledge for cost management, overhead rates, the meaning of a variance, management reserves, and ways of converting hours to dollars.

Module 6 - Principles of Cost Management: Part 2 
Special cost management issues with emphasis on cost estimating, use of learning curves for estimating, trend analysis and cost estimating pitfalls.

Module 7 - Principles of Resource Management: Part 1 
Various organizational structures for project management, the advantages and disadvantages of the classical structure, the projectized structure and the matrix structure.

Module 8 - Principles of Human Resource Management: Part 2 
The complexities of project staffing for the positions of the project manager, assistant project manager, and team members; staffing ramp up and ramp down practices.

Module 9 - Principles of Human Resource Management: Part 3 
The complexities of working with people, leadership without authority, use of power, power and authority issues, and the responsibility assignment matrix.

Module 10 - Principles of Human Resource Management: Part 4 
Conflict management and techniques for resolving a conflict, types of conflicts, and the characteristics of a good conflict resolution manager.

Module 11 - Principles of Human Resource Management: Part 5 
Various time robbers that induce stress and potential burnout for the project manager, how to eliminate time robbers.

Module 12 - Principles of Communications Management 
Different forms of communications and the barriers and filters that create communication problems.

Module 13 - Principles of Risk Management 
The principles of risk management, types of risks, and ways to handle the risks.

Module 14 - Principles of Quality Management 
The core principles of quality management, pioneers in quality management and their contributions, quality circles, and the benefits of a good quality program.

Module 15 - Principles of Procurement Management 
The principles of procurement management, bidder conferences, the make-buy decision, and the role of the contract administrator.

Module 16 - The Role of the Executive in Project Management 
How the executive should interface a project as a sponsor or as part of a governance committee, and a list of topics to support the role of the sponsor.

Module 17 - Identifying the Variables for Project Management Success 
Success variables, the expectations that others have of the project manager, and expectations that the project manager has of others.

Module 18 - Success and Failure in Project Management 
The most common causes of project failure.

Module 19 - Scope Changes and Scope Creep 
Types of scope creep and ways to control scope creep.

Module 20 - Project Health Checks 
Periodic health checks, metrics for health checks, timing of health checks, and selection of the health check leader.