EIP: Executing International Projects
Graduates of this online class are able to communicate across cultures in ways that build trust and enable
the exchange of accurate information and feedback, to execute international projects in spite of differences
in values and work styles, monitor project progress and insure fact-based decision making, and to maintain a
sense of one team, prevent conflict when possible and resolve it when necessary.
leverages participant and instructor experiences, and includes an extensive international project case study.
Note: Attending this class requires the prior completion of the
International Projects (IIP) online class.
Key Learning Areas
PMBOK® Knowledge Areas
Project Management Professionals®
receive 12 PDU credits for this class
Next Dates: to be announced
Please leave your contact
information if you would like to
stay informed about upcoming workshops and online classes.
Key Learning Areas:
Recognizing key cultural differences that matter in an international project environment
Communicating effectively across cultures in ways that build trust, develop a shared
understanding and enable the exchange of accurate information and feedback
Adapting leadership styles to the needs and expectations of team members from multiple cultures
Leveraging specific cultural characteristics in order to speed up international projects
and achieve high rates of success
Executing international projects; monitoring progress; insuring fact-based decision making; maintaining a sense of one team
Preventing conflict when possible, resolving it when necessary
1. Culture and Project Management
2. The Successful International Project Manager
Influencing stakeholder decisions
Qualities of outstanding International Project Managers
Adjusting leadership style to cultural context
Managing upward and leading projects in matrix organizations
Strategies, best practices and effective tools for virtual team managers
Effective versus efficient behaviors and practices
3. Executing, Monitoring and Controlling International Projects
HR management: international team assembly; development and maintenance requirements
Communications management: plan/scope updates; information distribution; work performance information
Conflict management: sources of conflict; risks; effective prevention strategies
Change management: change requests; decision making; escalation
4. Closing International Projects
Steps 1, 4, 7, 8: Individual Activities
Self-paced learning. Examples are self-contained
multimedia lectures or reading assignments.
Steps 2, 5, 9, 10: Team Activities
Working in teams of about 4-6 students. Some of these
activities are supported by participating instructors.
Steps 3, 6: Class Activities
Live Virtual Meetings with all students and the class
Each step requires about 1 to 1.5 hours.
All instructional materials are made available through password-protected access to the University
of Texas at Dallas' class website. Students download multimedia lectures to their computers and work on them at their own
pace. Live Virtual Meetings are conducted through Adobe Connect Pro, an industry-standard virtual meeting solution.
teams are about 4-6 participants strong; each team has an appointed team coordinator, who orchestrates the team schedules and works with
the instructors on tasks and issues.
PMBOK® Knowledge Areas covered:
Project Integration Management
Project Scope Management
Project Time Management
Project Cost Management
Project Risk Management
Project Human Resource Management
Project Communications Management
Project Stakeholder Management
Project managers working with international project teams
Project managers working with foreign collaborative development or outsourcing partners
Team members assigned to international projects
Registration information will be available soon.
Please leave your contact
information if you would like to stay informed
about upcoming workshops and online classes.
To inquire about in-house offerings, please call the UTD project management office at +1-972-883-5802 or e-mail us at
Online Class fee: $595 for the class (about 12 hours)
( Company and UTD Student discounts available )
top of page