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Advanced Project Management: Learn the Advance Skills in Project Management

It's easy to forget the "manager" part of your "project manager" title amongst all the activity during a project. However, it is crucial that you hone your management skills as they are an important part of your success as a project manager. There are also some advanced project management techniques that you can master to bring your projects to the next level.

In this course, you will focus on two areas of advanced project management. The first area is advanced project management techniques, such as communication plans and status meetings. The second area is general management skills, such as building a winning team and rewarding team members.

Project Management Fundamentals: Learn The Basics Of Project Management

The basics of project management can help you get things done at home and at work. This course will familiarize you with the most common terms and practices of project management.

In this course, you will learn what a project is and what a project manager does. You will also learn about the life cycle of a project. In particular, you will focus on the conceptual phase of project management, where you identify, prioritize, and scope a project idea.

Intermediate Project Management: Achieve Your Goals Through Project Management

Project management is not just for certain industries or job titles. Most of us are expected to complete assignments that are not a usual part of our job and to get the job done well, within a budget, and on time. This course will share some project management techniques that can help you achieve your goals. We recommend that you complete “Project Management Fundamentals” before beginning this course.

In this course, you will focus on the last three stages of the project life cycle: planning, execution, and termination. This includes identifying tasks and resources; using scheduling techniques like the work breakdown structure, Gantt charts, and network diagrams; preparing a budget; executing a project; and controlling changes.

Project Management Training: Understanding Project Management: Execute Projects Effectively And Efficiently

The Project Management Institute defines project management as, “The application of knowledge, skills, and techniques to execute projects effectively and efficiently.” This course will give you the project management tools that you need to plan, manage, and execute small to medium sized projects.

This in-depth course will take you through all aspects of project management. First, you will consider what a project is and what a project manager does. Then, you will work through the four stages of the project life cycle: conceptual, planning, execution, and termination. You will also learn some supporting skills, like teamwork, communication, and presentation.

Project Planning: All You Need to Know: Learn Everything You Need To Know About Project Planning

This course gives you the skills to get in on the ground floor of project planning without the pursuit of a project management certification. You will learn the skills and tools you need take a project idea through the various steps that are required to develop an approach that utilizes the correct procedures on the way.

Once you complete this course you will have learned several valuable new skills that will allow you to properly plan for a project. You will come away from this course knowing about project management basics and how to being project planning. You will learn about the Work Breakdown Structure, how to prepare a basic schedule and all about Resource Breakdown Structures. You will conclude this course by learning about project planning worksheets.

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What The Course Will Teach You:

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  • Understand what is meant by a project
  • Identify benefits of projects
  • Recognize what steps must be taken to complete projects on time and on budget
  • Prioritize projects
  • Use project planning tools
  • Much more...

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Units Of Study

Course 1 - Certificate In Advanced Project Management

Session 1: Course Overview

Learning Objectives
Pre-Assignment

Session 2: Choosing the Project Team

Choosing the Team
Identifying Possible Candidates
Making it Happen
Tips for Getting the People You Need, Part One
Tips for Getting the People You Need, Part Two
Making the Best of an Assigned Team
Assigning Work
Pre-Assignment Review
Four Issues to Address with Project Teams

Session 3: Building a Winning Team

Why is Teamwork Important?
Maintaining Momentum
Staying Positive
Tips for Building a Winning Team
Summary
The Stages of Team Development

Session 4: Managing Team Meetings

Starting on the Right Foot, Part One
Starting on the Right Foot, Part Two
Summary
Making Committees Work
Tips for Success
Making Connections

Session 5: Easy Ways to Reward Your Team

Top Ten Rewards

Session 6: Developing a Communication Plan

The Five Components
Who
When
Why
What
How
How: Completing the Plan
Tips
A Word about Rumors
Communication Essentials
Case Study
Task Two

Session 7: Communicating with Sponsors and Executives

Communication Excellence
Setting Expectations
Staggering Deliverables
Staying on Track
Meeting Tips and Tricks
Making Connections

Session 8: Dealing with Problem Team Members

Developing Understanding
Mutual Respect
Common Ground
Staying in Control
When to Walk Away
When Things Don’t Work

Session 9: A Personal Action Plan

Starting Point
Where I Want to Go
How I Will Get There

Course 2 - Certificate In Project Management Fundamentals

Session 1: Course Overview

Learning Objectives
Pre-Assignment

Session 2: Defining Projects and Project Management

What is a Project?
Summary
What is Project Management?
Process Groups
Nine Knowledge Areas
Who Are the Key Players?
Example

Session 3: The Role of a Project Manager

Setting Your Sights
Improvement Proposal Form, Part One
Improvement Proposal Form, Part Two
Bringing the Team Together
Key Skill Areas

Session 4: Pre-Assignment Review

Pre-Assignment Review
Planning Questions
Eight Aspects of a Project

Session 5: How Can Projects Help Me?

The Benefits of Projects
Case Study: Mary Marvelous
Question

Session 6: A Projects Life Cycle

The Life Cycle
Phase One: Conceptual
Phase Two: Planning
Phase Three: Execution
Phase Four: Termination
Milestones
Why Do Projects Fail?
How Can My Project Succeed?
Three Ways to End a Project
Stages of a Project

Session 7: Selling a Project

Advice from Tom Peters
Gathering Support for Your Idea
Key Questions
The Priority Matrix
The Priority Matrix, Part One
The Priority Matrix, Part Two
Priority Quadrants, Part One
Priority Quadrants, Part Two

Session 8: Creating a Vision

The Vision Process
Sample Brainstorming Diagram
Defining Objectives
Creating a Vision
Making Connections

Session 9: Project Goals

Setting Goals with SPIRIT
SPIRIT Goals
Two Additional Criteria
Your Projects Goals

Session 10: Using a Target Chart

Creating a Target Chart, Step One
Creating a Target Chart, Step Two
Creating a Target Chart, Step Three
Creating a Target Chart, Step Four

Session 11: Preparing Your Project

Things to Consider, Part One

Session 12: Laying Out the Project

The Statement of Work
Defined Purpose
Statement of Scope
Project Deliverables
Goals and Objectives
SWOT
Cost and Schedule Estimates
List of Stakeholders
Authority Levels
Assumptions and Agreements
The Communication Plan
Individual SOW
Project Planning Worksheet

Session 13: A Personal Action Plan

Starting Point
Where I Want to Go
How I Will Get There

Course 3 - Certificate In Intermediate Project Management

Session 1: Course Overview

Learning Objectives
Pre-Assignment

Session 2: What Really Needs To Be Done?

Where Do We Start?
Case Study
Sample Resource List, Part One
Sample Resource List, Part Two
Sample Resource List, Part Three
How Far Do You Go?
Sample Cost List
No One Works For Free!
Petes Cost List

Session 3: The Work Breakdown Structure

About Milestones
About the Work Breakdown Structure
Sample WBS

Session 4: Scheduling Techniques

Preparing a Basic Schedule
Gathering Resources
Formula for Estimating Time
Sample Estimation Table
Other Scheduling Factors
Scheduling Checklist
Planning Tool Options
Activity Scheduling
Planning Tools
Action Planning Worksheets
Milestone Charts
PERT Diagrams, Part One
PERT Diagrams, Part Two
Along the Critical Path
Gantt Charts
Computer-Created Gantt Charts
Creating a Gantt Chart
Network Diagrams
Sample Network Diagram
Five Steps to Create a Network Diagram
Other Things to Know about Network Diagramming, Part One
Other Things to Know about Network Diagramming, Part Two
Tips and Tricks
Flow Charts
Sample Flow Chart

Session 5: Budgeting Tips and Tricks

Budgeting Basics
Estimation Techniques
Gathering Information
Budgeting Challenges
Sample Template
Petes Budget

Session 6: Assessing Project Risks

Understanding Risks
Common Risks
Planning for Risk

Session 7: Preparing the Final Plan

Planning Checklist
Additional Documents
Master Chart Sample

Session 8: Making it Fit

Schedule and Budget Compression
Compressing the Budget
Notes
Case Study
Budget Template

Session 9: The Execution Phase

Key Tasks
Maintaining the Rhythm
The 95% Phenomenon

Session 10: Controlling Changes

A Basic Process
Sample Change Request Form

Session 11: Closing Out a Project

Preparing for Closing
Checklist of Tasks
Lessons Learned

Session 12: A Personal Action Plan

Starting Point
Where I Want to Go
How I Will Get There

Course 4 - Certificate In Project Management Training: Understanding Project Management

Session 1: Course Overview

Learning Objectives
Pre-Assignment
Why a Project?
How Does This Fit Into the Course?
Applying the Learning

Session 2: What is a Project?

What is a Project?
Definitions of a Project

Session 3: Project Management Basics

What is Project Management?

Session 4: Pre-Assignment Review

Eight Project Categories

Session 5: How Can Projects Help Me?

The Benefits of Projects
Case Study: Mary Marvelous

Session 6: A Projects Life Cycle

The Life Cycle
Phase One
Phase Two
Phase Three
Phase Four
Milestones
Why Do Projects Fail?
Overview of Success Factors
Three Ways to End a Project

Session 7: Selling a Project

Tom Peters
Bringing Ideas Forward
Selling Your Project
The Priority Matrix
Using the Matrix
Priority Quadrants

Session 8: Preparing Your Project

Things to Consider

Session 9: Preparing Your Project

A Project Managers Skills
To Be Completed By Proposer
To Be Completed By Proposers Manager
Bring the Team Together
Key Skills

Session 10: Project Goals

Goals with SPIRIT!
Project Goals
Making Connections

Session 11: Laying Out the Project

The Statement of Work
Defined Purpose
Project Deliverables
To Be Completed By Proposers Manager
Goals and Objectives
SWOT
Cost and Schedule Estimates
List of Stakeholders
Authority Levels
Assumptions and Agreements
The Communication Plan
Individual SOW
Project Planning Worksheet
Time Management
Cost Controls
Results Expected
Approvals
Writing Reports
Four Stages in Report Writing
Basic Formats

Session 12: Project Risks

Risk Tolerance Exercise
About Risks
Reducing Risks
Sources of Risk
Constraints

Session 13: Contingency Planning

Contingency Planning
Components of a Contingency Plan

Session 14: What Really Needs To Be Done?

Beginning to Plan
Preparing a Basic Schedule
Estimating Time
Estimating Time Exercise
Float Time
Scheduling Checklist
Activity Scheduling
Scheduling My Project

Session 15: The Work Breakdown Structure

The Work Breakdown Structure
Sample WBS

Session 16: Planning Tools

Two Basic Tools
Milestone Charts
PERT
PERT Diagrams
Along the Critical Path
Gantt Charts
The Network Diagram
Revealing Workflow
Five Steps to Create a Network Diagram
More About Network Diagrams
Network Diagrams Conclusion
The Flow Chart

Session 17: Budgets

Component Costs
Budget Methods
Making Connections
Costs and Time
Budget Controls

Session 18: Teamwork

Why is Teamwork Important?
Building a Winning Team
Tips for Building a Winning Team

Session 19: Developing Teams

Four Issues to Address with Project Teams
Checklist for Success
Team Development
Forming
Storming
Norming
Performing
Adjourning

Session 20: Teamwork

Introduction
Individual Action Steps

Session 21: Communication Tips

Communicating as Project Manager

Session 22: Closing Out a Project

Closing Smoothly

Session 23: Team Meetings

Coordinating Team Meetings
During the Meeting
Effective Meeting Management
Making Committees Work
Assigning Work

Session 24: Presentation Primer

Project Management Presentation
Presentation Strategies
Speaking with Confidence

Session 25: Project Presentations

Preparation Time
Evaluation Worksheet

Session 26: A Personal Action Plan

Starting Point
Where I Want to Go
How I Will Get There

Course 5 - Certificate In Project Planning: All You Need to Know

Session 1: Course Overview

Learning Objectives
Pre-Assignment

Session 2: Project Management Basics

The Project Life Cycle
Phase One - Initiating
Phase Two - Planning
Phase Three - Executing
Phase Four - Closing
Monitoring and Controlling
Project Management
The Role of a Project Manager
Key Project Management Skills

Session 3: Beginning the Project Planning

Project Charter
What is a Project Charter?
When do I use a Project Charter?
Climate Change Training Program Exercise
Statement of Work
SOW: Commercial Vegetable Garden

Session 4: The Work Breakdown Structure

Sample WBS
Creating a Work Breakdown Structure
Work Breakdown Structure Exercise

Session 5: Preparing a Basic Schedule

Critical Elements for Success
Gathering Resources
Activity List
Estimating Task Times
Planning and Scheduling Your Garden Project
Tips for Increasing Estimation Accuracy

Session 6: Resource Breakdown Structure

What is a Resource?
Resource Breakdown Structure
Sample Resource Breakdown Structure
Creating the Resource Breakdown Structure
Availability and Skills
Resource Breakdown Structure: Commercial Vegetable Garden

Session 7: Project Planning Worksheet

Planning Worksheet Information
Planning Worksheet

A Personal Action Plan

Starting Point
Where I Want to Go
How I Will Get There

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