Climbing the Ladder: Moving from IT Pro to Manager
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Learn how to develop as a technical professional and become an effective manager. We are an Accredited PDU Provider.
4.2 (18 ratings)
Instead of using a simple lifetime average, Udemy calculates a course's star rating by considering a number of different factors such as the number of ratings, the age of ratings, and the likelihood of fraudulent ratings.
517 students enrolled
Created by LearnSmart LLC
Last updated 8/2015
English
Price: $40
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Includes:
  • 2.5 hours on-demand video
  • Full lifetime access
  • Access on mobile and TV
  • Certificate of Completion
What Will I Learn?
  • 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
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Requirements
  • No pre-requisites for this course -A computer with Internet
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:

Learn from others! Here are some reviews from the participants enrolled in this course (Click on reviews to see full list of reviews)

  • 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.

Who 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 For This Course
50 Lectures
02:25:00
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Orientation Video
1 Lecture 01:13
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Pre-Assessment
0 Lectures 00:00
Pre-Assessment
6 questions
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Managing the Development of Technical Professionals
15 Lectures 37:47

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Preview 02:07

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Preview 01:27

Chapter 1 Quiz
4 questions

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Preview 00:28

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Preview 01:18

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Preview 01:07

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Preview 04:35

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Personal and Professional Development
01:25

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Interpersonal Concerns
00:54

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Strategic Alliances
00:50

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Establishing a Positive Managerial Image
00:50

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Methods for Avoiding Career Pitfalls
06:35

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Tools to Help You Become a Better Manager
02:56

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Why Technical Professionals Fail as Managers
02:03

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Why Managers Fail
03:01

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Why Managers Fail, Part II
08:11

Chapter 2 Quiz
8 questions
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Successful Communication and Process Management Skills
12 Lectures 30:11

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Leading by Example
01:35

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Stages of Spoken Communication
01:07

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Ways to Avoid Communication Barriers
00:42

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Modes of Communication in New Media
00:49

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Five Signs That You're Communicating Wrong
02:29

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Managerial Pressure
01:56

Chapter 1 Quiz
10 questions

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Being Organized
02:34

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Four Steps of Time Management
06:52

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Goal Setting for Managers
04:17

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Signs and Symptoms of Workplace Stress
03:05

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Common Causes of Workplace Stress
02:17

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Stress Management Techniques
02:28

Chapter 2 Quiz
5 questions
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Developing Leadership and Transitioning into Management
11 Lectures 32:18

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Pointing the Way
01:53

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Gallup Organization Findings
00:28

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All About People
01:12

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Leadership Qualities You'll Want to Learn
01:31

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Ten Leadership Styles You May Relate To
03:03

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Leadership Pitfalls
03:46

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Strengthening Your Leadership Skills Day By Day
10:56

Chapter 1 Quiz
7 questions

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Performance Evaluations
00:42

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21st Century Tools
01:09

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Building a Good Relationship with Your Manager
04:52

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Closing
02:46
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Final
0 Lectures 00:00
Final
22 questions
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Execution Strategies Pre-Assessment
0 Lectures 00:00
Pre-Assessment
6 questions
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Introduction
2 Lectures 02:58
Introduction to Business Execution
01:17

Foundations for Business Execution
01:41
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Adopting an Execution Culture
9 Lectures 40:33
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
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Execution Strategies Final
0 Lectures 00:00
Final
9 questions
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