Climbing the Ladder: Moving from IT Pro to Manager

Learn how to develop as a technical professional, be an effective communicator and have a managers skill set.
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Published 4/2015 English

Course Description

Welcome to Climbing the Ladder: Moving from IT Pro to Manager from LearnSmart.

LearnSmart is Project Management Institute (PMI)® Global Registered Education Provider (REP 3577). This course qualifies for the above credit hours toward the PMP® or CAMP® training contact hours or toward maintaining your current certification. Thus meeting the Professional Development Unit (PDU) requirement necessary to continue their PMP® Certification or for experienced project managers wanting to brush up on their education.

In this course technical professionals will learn the skills to survive and thrive in the workplace. As a new and future managers will gain a clear understand of just how important clear lines of communication are -- with both employees and superiors.

If you're interested in becoming an accomplished project manager, this training will give you valuable real-life project management techniques. Learn the skills you need to be an effective project manager - this course qualifies for 9.75 PDU credit hours toward your PMP® certification from PMI®.

Course Overview:

We understand how easy it can be to become overwhelmed, and that management isn't always so much about leading, as it is about pointing the way. In this course technical professionals will learn the skills to survive and thrive in the workplace. Understand the different ways of managing the development of technical professionals, grow through gaining key successful communication and process management skills, and ultimately develop as leader as you transition into management.

Course Breakdown:

Section 1: In the pre-assessment quiz you'll face questions from all sections of this PMP Certification training. Test your current knowledge and know your strengths and weaknesses.

Section 2: As a technical professional, you will learn the skills to survive and thrive in the workplace. Understand what it takes to develop organizational skills,such as time management, performance management, and stress management.

Section 3: Gain a clear understand of just how important clear lines of communication are -- with both employees and superiors. In addition, students will see how easy it can be to become overwhelmed, with so much to do in what never seems like enough time. By concentrating on effective time management, these individuals can avoid much of the stress and pressure that comes with a new position.

Section 4: Management isn't always so much about leading, as it is about pointing the way. It is your duty to point the way by instructing, giving feedback and sharing your experience. This course looks at leadership roles, styles and behaviors, showing how to built the strengths of your team and overcome personality differences and conflict.

Section 5: As a short Final Exam, these questions ties all the above sections in a quick review of key concepts.

Recommendations:

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  • Smart method to learn - This course is helpful and using smart way to motivate thinking and understanding. The instructor has a professional delivery method, and the he materials are interesting and creative specially the flashcards and the exercises -- Ibrahim Alsayed
  • This course is of high quality - This course will let you become a PMP and CAMP master and it will explain you every concept. The instructor is highly engaging and highly motivating. Can't be better. Thank you -- Saber Tlili
  • Excellent class! -- I already have my PMP, but wish I had this class as a study tool prior to taking the test. I am confident that a person who studies the materials presented in this course should have no problem with the exam. I took the class for the PDUs to keep my certification up. On completion of the class I followed the instructions, and had no problem registering the credits with PMI -- Robert Vroom

® PMI, PMP, and CAMP are a registered trademarks of the Project Management Institute, Inc.

What are the requirements?

  • No pre-requisites for this course -A computer with Internet

What am I going to get from this course?

  • Upon completion of this course, technical professionals will gain a better understanding of how to pursue their personal development along with their professional development.
  • You will know how to effectively communicate to all the stakeholders of a project, including your team, peers, managers and external audience.
  • Students will be fully aware of how to lead and guide a team, will have the resources needed and will be able to mediate conflicting personalities.
  • This course qualifies for 4.50 PDU educational hours toward existing certified PMP® from PMI.org

What is the target audience?

  • Professionals looking to deepen their understanding of human resource and management responsibilities, and how to effectively do them.
  • Existing project managers wishing to get certified in recognition of their skills and experience, or others who wish to train to become accredited project managers.
  • Certified PMP® from PMI.org looking to gain Professional Develop Units to renew their PMP Certification.

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Curriculum

Orientation Video
Preview
01:13
Section 1: Pre-Assessment
Pre-Assessment
6 questions
Section 2: Managing the Development of Technical Professionals
02:07

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01:27

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Chapter 1 Quiz
4 questions
00:28

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01:18

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01:07

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04:35

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01:25

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00:54

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00:50

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00:50

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06:35

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02:56

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02:03

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03:01

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08:11

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Chapter 2 Quiz
8 questions
Section 3: Successful Communication and Process Management Skills
01:35

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01:07

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00:42

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00:49

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02:29

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01:56

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Chapter 1 Quiz
10 questions
02:34

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06:52

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04:17

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03:05

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02:17

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02:28

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Chapter 2 Quiz
5 questions
Section 4: Developing Leadership and Transitioning into Management
01:53

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00:28

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01:12

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01:31

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03:03

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03:46

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10:56

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Chapter 1 Quiz
7 questions
00:42

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01:09

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04:52

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02:46

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Section 5: Final
Final
22 questions
Section 6: Execution Strategies Pre-Assessment
Pre-Assessment
6 questions
Section 7: Introduction
Introduction to Business Execution
01:17
Foundations for Business Execution
01:41
Section 8: Adopting an Execution Culture
Changing from the Inside
01:48
What Does an Execution Culture Look Like?
07:37
Producing Outcomes
01:55
The Change Process
04:07
Eliminating Harmful Mentalities
05:36
Adding Value for Customers
07:50
The Value Disciplines
06:16
Creating a Winning Strategy
04:25
Summary
00:59
Section 9: Execution Strategies Final
Final
9 questions

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Instructor Biography

LearnSmart LLC, Smarter Training. Never Open a Textbook Again.

LearnSmart has served the learning community with high-quality professional skills and IT certification training since 1997. In that time, the company has helped thousands earn career-related certifications from respected vendors, such as Project Management Institute (PMI)®, Cisco, Microsoft, CompTIA, Oracle, and EC-Council. LearnSmart offers over 1,000 courses covering IT, project management, administrative, HR, and workplace safety topics. With a rapidly growing clientele of individuals and corporations, LearnSmart serves a broad range of Fortune 500 companies to universities, as well as government institutions and the armed forces.

LearnSmart is able to meet diverse career and learning needs through its extensive selection of training. LearnSmart uses industry experts to give learners the most up-to-date content in a video format as well as training resources including; reference tools, pretests, study guides and labs. For more information about how we can help pinpoint and solve your individual or multi-user training challenges.

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