Here for your consideration is the definition of a project taken from the Project Management Institute’s1 Guide to the Project Management Body of Knowledge (PMBOK) (5th Edition, 2013), page 3:
A project is a temporary endeavor undertaken to create a unique product, service or result.
So, you might discuss whether if you accept this definition, is your AMBA 640 a project?
The course certainly is a temporary endeavor with a beginning and an end. But is it creating something unique? You could (1) answer this question, and in doing so, (2) provide your own, full definition of a project — and (3) thereafter comment constructively on others’ definitions.
Here in addressing whether AMBA 640 is a project, you should consider critical-thinking questions such as:
You (4) should also think about, and discuss, why it matters whether something is a project, or not.
I’m (5) counting on you to provide, as tasked, at least one example of a project from your own work or other life experience and also whatever you come across that is new in PM.
Let the discussion begin.
None. However, use good English in all your postings.
If replying to another posting, include enough of it to give the context for your reply.
A guide to the project management body of knowledge (5th Ed.) (2013). Newtown Square, PA: Project Management Institute. Scan
1For information on the Project Management Institute, including its available professional certifications, see our Webliography and/or http://www.pmi.org directly.