Project Management Fundamentals - The Complete Guide
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Project Management Fundamentals - The Complete Guide

Master Project Management Skill from Start-Up to Completion: Governance, Project Documentation, Sign-Offs, Tools & More!
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Created by Linn Ohman
Last updated 6/2020
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This course includes
  • 1.5 hours on-demand video
  • 19 downloadable resources
  • Full lifetime access
  • Access on mobile and TV
  • Certificate of Completion
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What you'll learn
  • Project Management Essentials: best practice
  • Project Management Fundamentals
  • How to complete Project Documentation & Templates for Status Reporting
  • Project Governance
  • Key Activities During the Project Lifecycle
  • Project roles you need to have in a project & the individual responsibilities
Requirements
  • Project Management Beginners
  • Laptop, Internet access, Curiosity about Project Management
Description

The complete project management fundamentals will teach you how to start out in a Project Management role and quickly navigate all the confusing terms, such as; required documentation, sign-offs, escalation points, roles etc.  You will also get the templates for the key required documentation during the project life-cycle.

The course will have you ready to hit the ground running! 

The document templates and process maps will be of huge benefit when you start out as a Project Manager!

The course is your track to obtaining Project Management skills like you always knew you should have!

This course will take you from having little knowledge in Project Management to creating detailed planning documents, such as; project charter, business case, project plans, risk logs and status updates in no-time.

So what else is in it for you?

You will feel confident in taking on a role as a PM, whether you are transitioning from a technical role or currently in a management track

  • You will gain instant access to all the 10 sections and 32 lectures of this course

  • You will get 14 templates that you can easily apply in your projects

  • The following templates are included; the Project Status Reports, the Project Charter, The Business Case and the Project Initiation Document

  • You will receive course notes for each section that can serve as a manual when you start out

  • The course is supported with 1.5 hours of theory and examples + case studies to make you learn as effectively as possible


Description

The course is hugely interactive with examples, checklists & actionable lectures built into every section.

Learn step by step how to initiate, deliver and close down a project.


Over the 10 sections you will learn about the following topics:

1. Introduction to Project Management

2. Project Roles & Responsibilities

3. The Project Idea - "Pre-Project Phase"

4. Starting a Project - "Project Initiation Phase"

5. Working On a Project - "Project Delivery Phase" 

6. Wrapping Up a Project - "Close-Down Phase" 

7. The Project Documents and their unique contents

8. Case Study#1

9. Case Study #2

10.Case Study#3


By the end of this course, you will be confidently taking on the role as a project manager and enjoying the upside of the new responsibilities at your workplace. Get ready to step up your game! 

Pay once, benefit a lifetime!

Don’t lose any time, start your learning journey today and quickly get up to speed and excelling in your career!


Here is what you will get with this course:

1. High-quality video lectures

2. Complete beginner to advanced PM skills

3. Project templates & course notes

4. Real-world cases & examples

5. A certificate of completion: add this to the course section of your CV or LinkedIn profile


Who this course is for:

  • Project Management absolute beginners

  • People with some Project Management experience

  • Anyone who wants to Become a Project Manager

  • Developers, Programmers, Business Analysts, Coordinators, Change Managers, Analysts and anyone who would like to switch or grow into an exciting career in Project Management.

Why should I take this course?

- In order to apply best practice to your project

- Get a toolbox of  Project Templates for Project Reporting

- Complete all the required documentation

- To get your project authorized and finally successfully closed


Who this course is for:
  • Aspiring Project Managers
  • Students, Individuals on a Management path or Technical Resources wanting to transition into Project Management
Course content
Expand all 33 lectures 01:41:03
+ Introduction to Project Management
4 lectures 20:40

An introduction to the main benefits of taking this course. A high level description of what we will cover.

Preview 08:29

You will learn how we define a Project and what characteristics belong to a Project

Preview 06:13

Learn  a well-tested method for introducing change and undertaking projects

Benefits of using a Project Management method
01:24

Learn about the Project Life Cycle, which is a standard process by which teams achieve project success. It takes you through a standardized process all the way from pre-project, initiation, delivery through to execution.

The Project Life Cycle and Variables
04:34
+ Project Roles and Responsibilities
2 lectures 05:20

It is key that the different roles are filled in order to achieve adequate change control, quality Management, approvals, and signoffs throughout the life of the project. Learn all about why we need defined roles in a Project.

Why do we need project roles and responsibilities
01:46

Learn about the different roles in more detail and their main responsibilities.

The different project roles
03:34
+ The Project Idea. Pre Project Phase
3 lectures 04:21

Learn how to take the project idea and translating it into a viable project proposition.

The Project Idea
02:22

Get familiar with the official documents within the Pre-Project phase.

Key Documents
01:09

Get to know all the key activities that must be performed in the Pre-Project phase.

Key Activities
00:50
+ Starting Up a Project Project Initiation Phase
4 lectures 04:30

Learn hot to plan the project and ensure a solid foundation.

Starting Up a Project
01:52

Understand how to plan a project in detail.

Planning a Project
00:45

Learn about the official documents. How the business case is refined and understand the purpose of the Project Initiation Document.

Official Documents
01:21

Get familiar with the key activities during the “initiation” phase.

Key Activities
00:32
+ Working on a Project Project Delivery Phase
4 lectures 09:04

Understanding how projects are executed. Know how to deal with planning and financial management and how we handle changes in scope.

Executing a Project
02:05

Know how to assess if the project’s actual progress is delivering according to what was agreed and report on project progress.

Planning and Financial Management
02:20

Understand how to  start communicating on the project progress as early as possible and get familiar with the Status Reporting Templates.

Communication and Reporting
02:22

Learn about the key activities during the “delivery” phase.

Key Activities
02:17
+ Wrapping Up a Project Close Down Phase
3 lectures 04:28

Learn why sometimes projects are closed down prematurely and some fail. Learn mitigating actions to prevent failure.

Project Failure
01:19

Learn the importance of having a definite end to a project and prepare planned closure.

Successfully Closing Down a Project
02:05

Learn about the key activities during the “close down” phase.

Key Documents and Activities
01:04
+ The Project Documents
2 lectures 08:16

Understanding what documents are required in a project and understand the purpose and high-level content of the different key documents.

Formal Project Documents and the Lifecycle
03:00

Know the structure and high-level content of the different key Project documents.

Content of the Project Documents
05:16
+ Case#1
4 lectures 22:25

The intro to the first case study. Learn about how to take this business idea and translate it into a project proposition.

Intro Into Case Study
02:50

Learn how to develop the Project Charter. How to write it and get a template and example from our case.

Developing the Project Charter
14:34

Learn how to develop the Business Case. How to write it and get a template and example from our case.

Developing the Business Case
04:36

Put your knowledge to the test and attempt to create a Project Charter and Outline Business Case for our Case. Refer to the resources if you get stuck.

Summary and Self Study
00:25
+ Case#2
5 lectures 15:11

The intro to the second case study. Learn about how to detail the Project idea through the development of the Business Case, produce the Project Initiation document. Get all the templates and give it a go!

Intro to Case Study#2
01:55

See a how we develop the Project and Resource plan for our case.

Creating the Project and Resource Plan
03:19

Learn how to detail the outline business case and create a solid detailed business case.

Developing the Business Case
01:43

Assemble and create the Project Initiation Document. Get the template and learn how to write the document step by step by continuing on the case.

Creating the Project Initiation Document
07:45

Put you knowledge to the test and attempt to fill in the templates for our case.

Summary and Self Study
00:29
+ Case#3
2 lectures 06:48

Get access to the Reporting template and learn how to communicate with the Project Board and Project stakeholders.

Intro to Case#3, Reporting and Communication
06:10

Attempt to put all your knowledge in this course to the test and create a solid Project update to the Project Board on our case.

Summary and Self Study
00:38