He has worked in a variety of roles in project/program management, procurement, contract management, and portfolio management. Topham served as the Deputy Account Lead with responsibility for a M (annual) portfolio of U. Federal contracts, capturing and reporting financial data from all operations and projects; providing oversight, review, and approval of proposals and change requests; consolidating and presenting financial performance reports for senior management. Cox has been a Project Management Professional (PMP®) since 1999, and has more than thirty years experience in successful integration and implementation of large-scale IT systems in both the public and private sectors. Cox has successfully managed multi-year programs and projects ranging from M to more than 0M.Please refer to the Formal Presentation Requirements and the Facilitator Presentation Requirements located in the "Welcome" module of I-Learn.” Each week, one member of the team will present project progress.The type of presentation matches the project methodology, for instance during Waterfall a Formal Presentation is required, during Agile/Scrum a stakeholder meeting is required.This is sometimes referred to as "leadership from all angles" and is captured from a gospel perspective by the law of consecration.Grades will be determined based on your written goals and summaries, feedback from team members, and from the instructor's observations. 48) of the course catalog, "Grades are determined by each instructor based upon an evaluation of all assigned and completed course work.In short the term, management has to do with how to bring order to complexity.The intended outcomes of the course can be summarized as follows: Much of the success of project managers comes from developing good leadership and people skills.The graphic on the right shows how the project management methodologies integrate with the course timeline.Of course, there are more than 2 project management strategies; however, time and resource constraints limit this course experience.You will periodically take quizzes throughout the course. You will take three tests (Lesson 04, Lesson 06, Lesson 09). The quiz and test questions come from the the project management literature. You should spend at least one hour each week researching the topics, issues and questions listed on the Topics page.You aren't assigned a specific textbook, chapter and pages to read; however, you are expected to read and understand the project management literature.