Managing Technical Professionals
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Managing Technical Professionals

Learn how to lead and and manage technical teams.
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Created by LearnSmart LLC
Last updated 11/2014
Price: $40
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  • 2 hours on-demand video
  • 1 Article
  • Full lifetime access
  • Access on mobile and TV
  • Certificate of Completion
What Will I Learn?
  • This course will help you develop the skill set needed to manage technical teams.
  • By the end of it, you will be able to inspire and encourage technical subordinates to take part more actively in your team.
  • More importantly, you will give them the resources to be productive at work and build better professional rapport.
  • his course qualifies for 2.75 PDU credit hours toward the PMP® certification from
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  • No prerequisites for this course - A computer with Internet

Welcome to Managing Technical Professional 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.

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 2.75 PDU credit hours toward your PMP® certification from PMI.

Course Overview:

Managers are given a thorough overview of how to effectively lead technical professionals. You will cover material on the high-tech business environment to how to establish and maintain credibility. You will find discussions on how to keep technical professionals motivated. And how, when inspired, these dedicated individuals will help support a company’s strategic objectives. But to do this, they need assistance from managers in identifying their career goals. Overall, you’ll learn how to assist your organization – and the technical professionals you manage – in reaching and exceeding their goals.


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
Who is the target audience?
  • Professionals looking to deepen their understanding of human resource and management responsibilities, and how to effectively do them.
  • Project managers who are looking to keep their project management certification and fulfill their professional development hour requirements.
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Curriculum For This Course
27 Lectures
0 Lectures 00:00
20 questions
Course Introduction
10 Lectures 24:45

Meet the Players

Remote Office and Virtual Team Scenario

Personal and Professional Traits of Technical Professionals

Factors of Job Satisfaction for Technical Professionals

Establishing and Maintaining Credibility
Attracting, Motivating and Retaining Technical Professionals
5 Lectures 21:16
Techniques for Attracting Technical Professionals

Motivating Technical Professionals

Motivating Technical Professionals Scenario

Setting Challenging Goals

Work Environments that Retain Technical Professionals

Chapter 1 & 2 Quiz
10 questions
Models for Managing Technical Professionals
6 Lectures 44:19
Motivating and Management Models

Leadership Styles

Developing a High-Performing Team

Developing a High-Performing Team Scenario

Forming and Organizing a Technical Task Team

Overcoming Performance Issues
Developing Career Plans for Your Technical Professionals
5 Lectures 19:50
Professional Motivation

Professional Motivation Scenario

Performance Evaluation Tools

Career Plan Goals


Chapter 3 & 4 Quiz
11 questions
Final Exam
1 Lecture 00:04
Final Exam
20 questions

Supplementary Materials
About the Instructor
LearnSmart LLC
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85,347 Students
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LearnSmart has served the learning community with high-quality professional skills and IT certification training since 1997. In that time, the company has helped thousands earn career-related certifications from respected vendors, such as Project Management Institute (PMI)®, Cisco, Microsoft, CompTIA, Oracle, and EC-Council. LearnSmart offers over 1,000 courses covering IT, project management, administrative, HR, and workplace safety topics. With a rapidly growing clientele of individuals and corporations, LearnSmart serves a broad range of Fortune 500 companies to universities, as well as government institutions and the armed forces.

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