Introduction to Project Management (PM101) - Earn 21 PDUs

Course introduces students to Project Management, earning 21 contact hours/PDUs (REP 4058) towards certification.
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  • Lectures 225
  • Contents Video: 6 hours
    Other: 3.5 hours
  • Skill Level Beginner Level
  • Languages English
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Published 12/2013 English

Course Description

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The Introduction to Project Management course focuses on introducing participants to the practical basics of project management. Focus is placed on the ANSI and IEEE accepted standards for professional project management as defined by the Project Management Institute (PMI).

Career Academy is a Project Management Institute (PMI)® Registered Education Provider (REP) and all PDU/Contact hours are submitted to PMI® through Career Academy's REP number of 4058.

Total Video Time: 6h 12m

Review Quizzes included for each Section, test your knowledge!

Workbooks included for each Section, print out the course slides and take notes as you go!

Some Topics Include:

Introduction & Overview

Teams & Leadership

Project Communication

Stakeholder Management

The Basics of Project Management

Scope and Requirements

Developmental Methodologies

Effective Budgets & Schedules

Project Performance

Change Management

Your Trainer: Martin VanDerSchouw

Martin VanDerSchouw, PMP currently serves as President & CEO of LookingGlass Development, LLC., a premier provider of project management tools, training, and consulting. He served 3 years on Project Management Institute's International Board of Directors as well as PMI's Chair of Performance Oversight, Chair of External Relations and Involvement Committee, and as Secretary Treasurer. Martin was named in the Top 40 under 40 by the Denver Business Journal and was named PMI's 2004 International Business Leader of the Year. Additionally, he regularly makes more than 50 presentations per year to groups in the areas of leadership, performance management, and program/project management. He is currently the Colorado State Commissioner for Information Management governing all IT projects over $500,000.

PMI, PMBOK, PMP are registered marks of the Project Management Institute, Inc.

What are the requirements?

  • A Computer

What am I going to get from this course?

  • Learn practical basics of project management
  • Instructor Led Training by Leading Industry Expert
  • Review Quizzes for Each Section
  • Downloadable Workbooks
  • Learn at Your Own Pace, Entire Video Presentation Program!

What is the target audience?

  • Anyone new to project management!
  • Those looking for a refresher on the basics
  • Project leadership teams

What you get with this course?

Not for you? No problem.
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: Introduction & Overview
Instructor Introduction
Preview
01:13
Introduction & Overview
Preview
01:28
Course Expectations
Preview
00:39
Project Management Field (Part 1)
Preview
00:50
Project Management Field (Part 2)
Preview
03:58
Exercise Introduction
00:53
What Knowledge Do You Need?
02:29
Certification
03:19
What Is Project Management All About?
Preview
01:51
So How Does An Organization Attain Predictable Results?
Preview
02:55
The Division of Skills
01:05
Pretest Introduction
00:12
Introduction & Overview
10 questions
Workbook
10 pages
Section 2: Teams & Leadership
Teams & Leadership
00:43
Janssen’s Model for Reactions to Change
04:53
Personality Profile - 4 Approaches
01:02
Conceptual Approach
00:57
Spontaneous Approach
01:23
Normative Approach
01:04
Methodical Approach
01:58
Team Dimensions Roles
00:27
Creator Role
01:23
Advancer Role
01:16
Refiner Role
02:00
Executor Role
01:50
Project Manager Role
00:52
Team Z-Process
00:41
The P.E.P. Cycle
01:29
Track and Field
04:15
Five Reasons for Balancing Your Project Team:
00:51
The Five Dysfunctions of a Team
00:41
Absence of Trust (Part 1)
01:21
Absence of Trust (Part 2)
02:42
Fear of Conflict
01:13
The Changing View of Conflict
01:25
The Five (5) Conflict Resolution Modes
02:17
Fear of Conflict Cont.
03:25
Lack of Commitment (Part 1)
01:40
Lack of Commitment (Part 2)
01:20
Avoidance of Accountability (Part 1)
04:48
Avoidance of Accountability (Part 2)
06:09
Inattention to Results (Part 1)
01:15
Inattention to Results (Part 2)
00:48
5 Dysfunctions of a Team Exercise Introduction
00:14
Teams & Leadership
10 questions
Workbook
31 pages
Section 3: Project Communication
Project Communication
00:25
Why Is Communication Important?
02:05
With Whom Do We Communicate?
01:16
Listening
01:32
Channels of Communication
00:33
Where Do We Get Understanding?
02:59
Hallway Conversations & Lunches
02:22
Meetings
16:17
Basic Meeting Rules
06:45
The Communications Plan
02:38
The Use of Collaboration Tools
01:37
Challenger (Part 1)
04:30
Challenger (Part 2)
04:24
Challenger (Part 3)
09:27
Challenger (Part 4)
06:37
Challenger (Part 5)
03:00
Challenger (Part 6)
01:15
Challenger (Part 7)
02:56
Challenger (Part 8)
06:21
Challenger (Part 9)
00:16
Challenger (Part 10)
00:45
Challenger (Part 11)
00:27
Challenger (Part 12)
00:37
Challenger (Part 13)
01:38
Challenger Conclusion (Part 1)
00:23
Challenger Conclusion (Part 2)
01:07
Damage Index
01:08
Damage to Temperature Correlation
02:16
Temperature Chart
00:47
How would you do the presentation differently?
00:12
Project Communication
7 questions
Workbook
26 pages
Section 4: Stakeholder Management
Stakeholder Management
00:07
Who is a Stakeholder?
00:31
Steps in Stakeholder Management
02:05
Stakeholder Super Groups
01:14
The People Who Oppose Your Project:
03:24
Stakeholder Prioritization
01:05
Stakeholder Management
5 questions
Workbook
6 pages
Section 5: The Basics of Project Management
The Basics of Project Management
00:10
There are no absolutes, just generally accepted practices.
00:55
What is Project Management?
01:08
The Triangle
01:05
PMBOK Guide
02:13
Project Boundaries
01:47
PMBOK Guide Knowledge Areas
00:49
Every Project Should Have
02:39

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