InstructorClark Valmont
TypeOnline Course
Price$750
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Project Management continues to grow as one of the world’s most well paying and enjoyable professions. This course is for project managers, as well as business people looking to excel and want a greater understanding of project management. The ability to plan, lead and coordinate projects has been recognised as some of the most essential skills by many of the world’s top business people and executives.

With our course you will learn the fundamentals of various project management schools of thought, receive examples of these in the workplace and work your way up in your career.

-Prince2
-Agile
-PMP
-Scrum
-Six Sigma

Our course is one of the most unique of its kind, well supported with numerous practical examples and case studies. It takes a multi disciplinary approach which is becoming increasingly attractive to employers. Having solid theoretical knowledge in these areas is essential to enter a better paying position as a project manager, administrator or executive. It also builds the fundamentals for deeper study in these areas.

Learn all about:
-Leading projects that are completed on time, on budget and on task
-Pert tools, Gantt charts, milestones and other common project planning methods
-Project strategies, portfolio management
-Voice of the customer, lean management, business strategies, communication strategies, etc.

This course is suitable for aspiring project managers in business, IT, construction, engineering management and more.

Career paths:

  • Project manager
  • Project administrator
  • Business owner or entrepreneur
  • CEO, COO or CIO
  • Team leader
  • Operations manager
  • Process improvement specialist
  • Business analyst
  • Senior manager
Section 1Introduction to Project Management
Lecture 1Objectives & SummaryFree Preview

Objectives

Project management is a broad discipline applied across industries which relies on many techniques to successfully complete a project’s goal. This course provides an overview of Project Management as a discipline with a focus on the
most popular approaches managing and implementing project activities.

In this chapter, you will gain an overview understanding of project management as a discipline. You should understand the following outcomes by the end of this chapter:

  • What is a project?
  • Common types of projects
  • Approaches to Project Budgeting
  • Approaches to Project Scheduling
  • Common tools used in Project Management

You will find a brief case study at the end of chapter to help apply these concepts. Use the case to creatively apply solutions based the basic understanding of projects and project tools.

Summary

Project management is the science (and art) of establishing the elements of a project, whether the project is development of a new product, the outline of a ground-breaking provision, a marketing drive, or a marriage. A project is distinct from normal business processes. A project needs assets (whether individuals, cash, tools, or time), and it has financial limits. This section will provide an overview of the fundamentals of project management and the elements within a project.

Lecture 2Project Management Fundamentals
Lecture 3Steps of Outline Projects
Lecture 4Time, Money, Scope
Lecture 5Elements of the Project
Lecture 6Project Phases
Lecture 7Roles and Responsibilities
Lecture 8Products or Services Needed (Part 1)
Lecture 9Products or Services Needed (Part 2)
Lecture 10Products or Services Needed (Part 3)
Lecture 11Project Portfolio Management to Project Management Strategy
Lecture 12Case Study
Section 2Project Management: Six Sigma
Lecture 13ObjectivesFree Preview

Objectives

This chapter will review the basic tenants of the Six Sigma approach to project management. Six Sigma is often known as the “best practice” approach to applying industry standards and expectations. This chapter seeks to provide the general framework to what can be specifically tailored to a single industry.

By the end of the chapter, you should understand the following concepts:

  • What is Six Sigma?
  • DMAIC
  • Six Sigma tools
  • Relationship between Lean and Six Sigma
  • Roles in the Six Sigma hierarchy

At the end of the chapter, you will find a short case study to help you identify the elements of Six Sigma. Use this case study to creatively apply new concepts and Six Sigma inspired solutions.

Lecture 14Introduction to Six Sigma
Lecture 15Definition of Six Sigma
Lecture 16DMAIC Process
Lecture 17Six Sigma Tools (Part 1)
Lecture 18Six Sigma Tools (Part 2)
Lecture 19Six Sigma Tools (Part 3)
Lecture 20Six Sigma and Lean Methodology
Lecture 21Six Sigma Roles
Lecture 22Six Sigma Roles (Continue)
Lecture 23Case Study
Section 3Project Management: PRINCE2
Lecture 24ObjectivesFree Preview

Objectives

This chapter will review the basic tenants of the PRINCE2 approach to project management. PRINCE2 is a specialized approach developed by the United Kingdom. This chapter seeks to provide the general framework of PRINCE2 that can be applied across industry standards.

By the end of the chapter, you should understand the following concepts:

  • What is PRINCE2?
  • PRINCE2 tools
  • PRINCE2 Processes
  • Importance of PRINCE2 certification
Lecture 25Introduction to PRINCE2
Lecture 26PRINCE2 Features
Lecture 27PRINCE2 in the Organization and PRINCE2 Approach
Lecture 28PRINCE2 Elements , Characteristics, and Roles
Lecture 29Project Manager and Team Manager
Lecture 30Executive, Senior User, and Senior Supplier
Lecture 31Project Board, Project Assurance, and Project Support
Lecture 32Change Authority Role, Levels of project organization, PRINCE2 Scope, and Controlling Change
Lecture 33PRINCE2 Processes (Part 1)
Lecture 34PRINCE2 Processes (Part 2)
Lecture 35PRINCE2 Processes (Part 3)
Lecture 36PRINCE2 Certification
Section 4Project Management: Project Management Professional (PMP)
Lecture 37ObjectivesFree Preview

Objectives

This chapter will review the basic tenants of the PMP approach to project management. PMP is considered a standard core for project management mastery. This chapter seeks to provide the general understanding of PMP in order to better understand what many companies expect as proficiency from a project manager.

By the end of the chapter, you should understand the following concepts:

  • What is PMP?
  • PMP tools
  • PMPBOK
  • Importance of PMP certification
Lecture 38Introduction
Lecture 39History of Project Management Professional
Lecture 40Project Management Professional Concepts (Part 1)
Lecture 41Project Management Professional Concepts (Part 2)
Lecture 42Project Management Professional Certification Process
Lecture 43Project Management Professional Certification Process (Continue)
Lecture 44Prepare for the Project Management Professional Certification
Lecture 45Prepare for the Project Management Professional Certification (Continue)
Section 5Project Management: Agile
Lecture 46ObjectivesFree Preview

Objectives

This chapter will review the basic tenants of the Agile approach to project management. Agile has quickly become the IT industry standard of project management approaches due to the ability to adapt to quickly changing trends and requirements. The success of Agile has begun trends to apply the core principles of Agile across industries. This chapter seeks to provide the general understanding of Agile in order to better understand how Agile can be applied in a variety of environments.

By the end of the chapter, you should understand the Following concepts: 

  • What is Agile? 
  • Agile Manifesto 
  • Agile Approaches 
  • Advantages of Agile
Lecture 47Introduction
Lecture 48Concepts of Agile
Lecture 49Agile Project Roles
Lecture 50Agile Methods
Lecture 51Agile vs Customary SDLC Models
Lecture 52Agile Scrum Methodology
Lecture 53Extreme Programming (XP) and Crystal
Lecture 54DSDM and FDD
Lecture 55DRY (don’t repeat yourself)
Lecture 56Using Agile
Section 6Project Management: Scrum
Lecture 57ObjectivesFree Preview

Objectives

This chapter will review the basic tenants of the Agile approach to project management. Scrum is one of the most popular applications of the Agile method in IT project management . The success of Agile and Scrum has begun trends to apply the core principles of Scrum across industries and even beyond the limits of project management boundaries. This chapter seeks to provide the general understanding of Scrum in order to better understand how Scrum can be applied in a variety of environments.

By the end of the chapter, you should understand the Following concepts: 

  • What is Scrum? 
  • Relationship between Agile and Scrum 
  • Scrum Artifacts 
  • Responsibilities of the Scrum Master 
  • Scaling Scrum
Lecture 58Introduction
Lecture 59Features of Scrum
Lecture 60Features of Scrum (Continue)
Lecture 61Scrum Process
Lecture 62The Philosophy after Scrum
Lecture 63Scaling Scrum
Lecture 64Become a ScrumMaster (CSM)
Section 7Project Management – Quiz 1
Lecture 65Project Management – Quiz 1
Section Quiz
Section 8Project Management – Quiz 2
Lecture 66Project Management – Quiz 2
Section Quiz
Final Quiz