François Chung, Ph.D.

Tag: resource allocation

Project planning and management

Project planning and management

Coursera training, MOOC (2017). Given online by the University of Virginia (US), this training introduces the key concepts of planning, executing and managing various types of projects. Every organization runs projects, formally or informally. Project management provides organizations and individuals with the language and methodologies for scoping projects, identifying dependencies, sequencing activities, utilizing resources and […]

Introduction to Scrum

Introduction to Scrum

iLean training, Belgium (2015). This classroom training introduces Scrum, which is an iterative and incremental software development methodology used for product development. This training, which combines theoretical concepts, practical exercises, games, discussions and real-life examples, explains how Scrum maximises product value, while minimizing software development-related risks, by iteratively delivering small increments to allow fast feedback. […]

Introduction to operations management

Introduction to operations management

Coursera training, MOOC (2015). Given online by The Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania (US), this training introduces the management skills required to run operations (e.g. to run a restaurant or a hospital). Specifically, the training explains how to improve productivity, increase responsiveness, provide more choice to the customer and deliver higher quality standards. […]

Sustainable development: issues and paths

Sustainable development: issues and paths

UL training, MOOC (2015). Given online by Université Laval (UL), this training provides the main keys to understand the concept of sustainable development in order to promote active participation in debates and actions for transition to its implementation. The training explains the basic concepts of environmental, social and economic issues related to the development, while […]

Sustainability in practice

Sustainability in practice

Coursera training, MOOC (2015). Given online by The School of Design (PennDesign) of the University of Pennsylvania (US), this training provides an introduction to the ideas and practices that people are using to understand and change connections, including connections across time, that create systems that are greater than the simple sums of their parts, with […]