Deliver Your Project & Master Project Management

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Published 4/2015 English

Course Description

Improve your project management skills and deliver your next project on-time, on-target and on-budget. Start fresh or add in LLAMA techniques (Lot Like Agile Management Approach) to your current approach to amplify your project success.

Course 1: Deliver Your Project

Take your project management skills to the next level, master the basics & keep everything on track.

  • Define the Goal
  • Build the Team
  • Define Boundaries
  • Plan for Success

Course 2: Master Project Management

In this course you'll learn to create a rich team ecosystem & hit moving targets through iterative project management practices.

  • Estimate the Work
  • Prioritize, Assign, Track
  • Handle Change with Ease

Agile is a hands-on practical approach created by the software industry to adapt to the increasing speed of change. Our LLAMA approach combines the best of traditional Agile with broader project management applications.

This two course bundle, taught by a veteran project manager, includes dynamic video, interactive practice lessons, tips from industry leaders, and downloadable PDFs. Each component is designed to be completed in short time allotments, or all at once, to suit your schedule. It will take approximately 1 hour to complete both courses.

If you've got a project you want to manage it, or it will manage you. Gain the tools you need to ace your next project.


What are the requirements?

  • This is a hands-on course best designed for those who have a project in mind & are ready to get started.
  • You will need Adobe Acrobat to download PDFs
  • You will need internet access. Google Chrome, Internet Explorer or Safari are preferred browsers to open links to interactive lessons.

What am I going to get from this course?

  • Tackle project management with confidence & competence to deliver on-time & in budget.
  • Use LLAMA to get inspired, define your goal, form your team & identify boundaries.
  • Apply adaptive techniques to estimate the work, prioritize & track, resolve issues & handle change with ease.
  • Put it all to work to manage your next project with excellence.

What is the target audience?

  • This project management course bundle offers a companion piece to your project management regardless of the approach you're currently using.
  • If you're new to project management this course will get you started.
  • If you're a seasoned project manager, think of this as a refresher & a way to pick up some new ideas.

What you get with this course?

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30 day money back guarantee.

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Lifetime access.

Learn on the go.
Desktop, iOS and Android.

Get rewarded.
Certificate of completion.

Curriculum

Section 1: Course 1- Deliver Your Project
01:19

If you've got a project, you need to manage it before it manages you. Project management keeps your goals out in front of you and helps you focus your energy to get the job done.

Section 2: Aim for Project Goals
02:58

If you don't know where you're going, you won't get there anytime soon. Learn how to define the project's goal so everyone's moving towards the same target.

1 page

Does your work seem like it's getting more complicated, despite access to better technology and tools? Change that with Yves Morieux's six rules to simplify and manage the complexity of business.

Section 3: Build the Project Team
02:59

You want the right people for the job, but forming your team is easier said than done. Find out what points you should consider when assigning roles for any given project.

1 page

Explore the RACI model in this interactive lesson. Learn about stakeholder responsibility and then practice sorting stakeholders into RACI categories based on their team roles & job descriptions.

1 page

Diverse perspectives make for a stronger team. Discover your workstyle with these four free assessments. Then share them with your team to find out how your different styles fit together.

Section 4: Define the Project's Boundaries
03:10

You define the parameters of a project by determining its scope. Learn how to define scope through Agile project management techniques like user stories & the INVESTU criteria.

1 page

Explore three different approaches to user stories to find out how you can make Agile management techniques work for you & your project.

Section 5: Plan for Success
03:01

Discover how to create top-down & bottom-up plans to keep track of project work & maximize efficiency.

1 page

Explore several different project management systems to see which of these might work for you & your team.

Section 6: Put It to Work
01:21

Consider this final piece of advice on managing risk as you take on project management.

3 pages

Use the tips & tools in this printable PDF to help you deliver your project.

5 questions

Ready to try it out? Check out these scenarios.

Section 7: Course 2 - Master Project Management
01:41

Take your project management skills to the next level. In part 2 of this course you'll learn to hit moving targets with skills such as estimating the work, how to manage change & what goes into making a schedule. Issues & changes can sometimes be one & the same, but with these skills you'll be more likely to handle them with ease. It's time to start mastering project management.

Section 8: Estimate the Work
03:17

Start with a top-down estimate to get to your bottom-up estimate. Find how out how these two estimates work together to make your project successful.

1 page

Not sure how long that task will take? Consider using these 4 quick & easy steps to help make your estimations a breeze.

Section 9: Think It Through
04:04

Don't compromise your sanity for your schedule. Learn how to use tools like SQERTS & understand how top-down & bottom-up schedules can aid in keeping your project on course.

1 page

If you feel like milestones are more daunting than helpful, dive deeper with Ginny Edwards & learn how to make milestones more effective.

Section 10: Identify & Resolve Issues
03:19

When an issue arises, know what type you have & how to handle it. Learn how to track issues, who you want to assign them to & what priority level they require.

1 page

Are you making enough progress on your project or do you need a new path? Dive deeper with Eric Reis to learn more about pivoting & what it can mean for your project.

Section 11: Handle Change with Ease
03:50

You want your project to adapt to the variety of changes that can happen. Find out what comes with particular changes & how you can work with, not against, them.

1 page

See if you can identify which piece of SQERTS impacts these stories.

Section 12: Put It to Work
01:12

Consider this final piece of advice on keeping open & transparent lines of communication as you work to master project management.

4 pages

Use the tips & tools in this printable PDF to help you master project management.

Master Project Management
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Instructor Biography

Eleventure Team, Higher Learning. @ Work

Let's face it - a lot of elearning out there is downright boring. The truth is, everyone wants the skills they need to do their jobs well. That's where Eleventure comes in. It's critical, on-the-job skills people need. It's fast. It's fresh. It's action based & it's designed and developed by award winning and veteran author, presenter & trainer, Megan Torrance of TorranceLearning.

Megan brings over a decade of business consulting and project management experience to her instructional design and development work. She teaches LLAMA (Agile project management) and instructional design classes, kicks off new design projects and makes sure everyone's having a good time. Elearning guru by day, and ice hockey goaltender by night, Megan is devoted to not only delivering outstanding work, but also creating a top-notch work environment based on trust, flexibility, compassion, and fun. Megan and her team have developed elearning for a variety of industries and topics including food ingredients, industrial chemicals, medical, non-profit, human resources, sales, marketing, and IT. Megan holds a BS in Communications with an emphasis on Organizational Communication and Public Relations, and an MBA, both from Cornell University.

TorranceLearning's instructional design processes are designed to quickly focus on the desired performance and learning objectives, then make the most of visual and verbal techniques to take full advantage of the learning opportunity.

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