Everyday Project Management

Learn how to manage the projects in your everyday life, based on principles from professional project management.
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  • Lectures 9
  • Length 1 hour
  • Skill Level Beginner Level
  • Languages English
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About This Course

Published 12/2014 English

Course Description

Are you having trouble getting things done? Has your boss given you a project to run, and you don't know where to start? Or are you feeling overwhelmed by the sheer mountain of work in front of you?

"Everyday Project Management" can help give you the tools to overcome this.

This course includes...

  • Nine video lectures in clear and simple language and minimal jargon
  • Seven quizzes and a final exam so you get instant feedback on how well you learned the material
  • Seven assignments that will be personally reviewed and graded by an expert Project Manager. You'll get feedback on your work, which is critical to learning project management

This course is great for those who manage small projects at work (marketing campaigns, annual budgeting cycles, etc) or at home (family events, holidays).

What are the requirements?

  • There are no prerequisites for this course, other than a desire to manage small projects well and the dedication required to complete the work.

What am I going to get from this course?

  • Get projects done!
  • Plan projects effectively, considering people, resources, time and constraints.
  • Execute and control projects, managing problems efficiently.

What is the target audience?

  • FOR professionals that run small projects in the course of performing their responsibilities.
  • FOR people who want to learn how to manage small projects effectively... in their work or home lives.
  • NOT for professional Project Managers.
  • NOT for technologists, Business Analysts, or those in similar roles who will need in-depth project management training.

What you get with this course?

Not for you? No problem.
30 day money back guarantee.

Forever yours.
Lifetime access.

Learn on the go.
Desktop, iOS and Android.

Get rewarded.
Certificate of completion.

Curriculum

Section 1: Course Introduction
05:13

Overview of the course. What it's all about and who it's for.

Section 2: Planning your Project
05:37

This lecture is all about how to choose the goal(s) of the project.

SMART Goals
3 questions
07:18

In this lecture, we'll cover how to make task lists... one of the most important elements of the project plan.

Task List
3 questions
03:13

In this lecture, we'll discuss assigning tasks to people and how to do it most effectively.

Task Assignments
1 question
07:46

Now the question is when the tasks should be scheduled for. We'll cover that in this lecture.

Time Factors
2 questions
05:41

What will your project need in terms of resources? In this lecture, we'll cover this in detail.

Resources
2 questions
Section 3: Managing your Project
10:43

It's not enough to just plan the project. We also have to make it happen. Here's how you do that.

Executing and Controlling
4 questions
09:40

No project ever goes 100% smoothly. Here we'll talk about risks and issues and how to handle them when they arise.

Risks and Issues
3 questions
Section 4: Course Conclusion
02:12

Quick recap of the course and next steps.

Final Exam
7 questions

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Instructor Biography

Don Hussey, Business Analyst Training

Don Hussey serves as Managing Director of Client Service and Business Development for Seventh Morning LLC.

Prior to founding Seventh Morning, Mr. Hussey was Senior Vice President of Global Internet Strategy for a global financial institution. In this role, he drove online strategy for the private bank, oversaw all business analysis and project management for the bank’s online channel, and overhauled the way these functions were run.

Before this role, Mr. Hussey was a star Project Manager/Business Analyst with a major investment bank. There, he managed the delivery of numerous critical projects and participated on teams that reengineered the project oversight process and introduced user-focused development disciplines.

Earlier in his career, Mr. Hussey held various roles in sales and sales management, client service, operations, and technology.

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