Project Management Fundamentals

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Getting Ready To Manage Projects? Start With This Course

With this Project Management Fundamentals training course, you’ll develop a solid understanding of Project Management processes, terms, and techniques.

Length: 3 hrs 23 min

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Description

If you’re getting started with project management, you’ll want to familiarize yourself with generally accepted best practices.  In this Project Management Fundamentals course, PMP and Project Management guru Christina Tankersley will show you all the basics you need to know in order to effectively manage projects.

Topics covered include:

  • Identifying the Key Processes and Requirements of Project Management
  • Initiating a Project
  • Planning for Time and Cost
  • Planning for Project Risks, Communication, and Change Control
  • Executing, Managing, and Controlling a Project
  • Closing a Project

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1. GETTING STARTED WITH PROJECT MANAGEMENT
Identify Characteristics of a Project
Project Management Life Cycle
Skills of a Project Manager, Part 1
Skills of a Project Manager, Part 2
 
2. INITIATING A PROJECT
Determining the Scope of a Project, Part 1
Determining the Scope of a Project, Part 2
Project Teams
Identifying Risk
 
3. PLANNING FOR TIME AND COST
Work Breakdown Structure
Sequencing Activities
Creating a Project Schedule, Part 1
Creating a Project Schedule, Part 2
Determining Project Costs
 
4. RISKS, COMMUNICATION, AND CHANGE CONTROL
Analyzing Risk to a Project
Creating a Communications Plan
Changing Control
 
5. MANAGING A PROJECT
Beginning Project Work
Executing the Project Plan
Tracking Project Progress, Part 1
Tracking Project Progress, Part 2
Reporting Performance
Implementing Change Control
 
6. CLOSING THE PROJECT
Project Closeout Process
Creating a Final Report

Christina Tankersley

Christina Tankersley has been involved with software education and project management since 1994. Her career includes working on software development and varying manufacturing projects, helping people understand the power of diverse thinking, and continue to learn tools to share with customers, students, and the population at large. She has a BS in Business from the University of Charleston, an MBA from North Greenville University, and certifications including Project Management Professional (PMP), Comptia A+, Comptia Certified Technical Trainer, and Microsoft Certified Trainer. When not working or studying, she loves to travel, read, and spend time with friends and family.

Her primary focus for instruction includes:

  • Project Management
  • Leadership
  • Microsoft Software
  • Herrmann Brain Dominance Index
  • Customer Relationship Management Tools
  • Business Analysis
  • Information Technology Infrastructure Library

 

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