Managing Technical Professionals
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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.
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.
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|Section 1: Pre-Assessment|
|Section 2: Course Introduction|
Introduction to Managing Technical ProfessionalsPreview
Managing Technical Professionals Scenario DescriptionPreview
Characteristics of a High-tech Business EnvironmentPreview
Management Structures Suited to a High-tech CompanyPreview
Trends That Affect the High-tech WorkforcePreview
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
|Section 3: Attracting, Motivating and Retaining Technical Professionals|
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
|Section 4: Models for Managing Technical Professionals|
Motivating and Management Models
Developing a High-Performing Team
Developing a High-Performing Team Scenario
Forming and Organizing a Technical Task Team
Overcoming Performance Issues
|Section 5: Developing Career Plans for Your Technical Professionals|
Professional Motivation Scenario
Performance Evaluation Tools
Career Plan Goals
Chapter 3 & 4 Quiz
|Section 6: Final Exam|
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