Being a Multi-Professional (Occasional Project Management)
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Being a Multi-Professional (Occasional Project Management)

Practical Project Management for Occasional Project Managers, at Work, in Business or in your Personal Life
4.7 (13 ratings)
Instead of using a simple lifetime average, Udemy calculates a course's star rating by considering a number of different factors such as the number of ratings, the age of ratings, and the likelihood of fraudulent ratings.
110 students enrolled
Created by Daniel Zitter
Last updated 6/2017
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  • 5.5 hours on-demand video
  • 2 Supplemental Resources
  • Full lifetime access
  • Access on mobile and TV
  • Certificate of Completion
What Will I Learn?
  • You will understand project management and the role of the project manager.
  • You will understand the Primary Paradox of project management and the challenges it poses to the project.
  • You'll be able to develop a high-level project plan using the Project Compass document.
  • You'll be able to create a detailed project work plan, including tasks, connections between tasks and constraints.
  • You'll be able to effectively control a project using ongoing controlling procedures, periodic controlling procedures and special controlling procedures.
  • You'll be able to communicate the project - formally and informally, to the different project stakeholders and team members.
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  • You don't have to know anything about Project Management in order to enroll in this course.
  • No pre-requisites required.

Professionalism is synonymous with success. The ability to act, to do, to change, is the ultimate engine of growth in any organization and in any environment. But today's world requires even more.

Often, being a professional in one thing is not enough. Today's professionals are faced with a variety of tasks and challenges, and the term 'Professional' is worn out and replaced by the term 'Multi-Professional'.

Multi-Professional reflects the new market demands for people that are capable of executing different projects - in addition to their role. This is also true in business and in our personal lives. We are required to do more. We multi-task and we always seem to be managing all sorts of projects.

Today it is known that project management is a profession that requires expertise; A profession that requires not only special skills, but also tools and techniques.
Most professionals - in any field, manage projects on a regular basis - in addition to their duties. These people are called "Occasional Project Managers" and although most of the projects they manage are small projects, they are adding to their workload and might be very challenging on their own therefore, they need simple methods and tools to be multi-professionals.
This course does exactly this.

In this course you will learn the principles of project management, alongside with practical tools and techniques necessary for being a multi-professional.

The course is based on the book "Being a Project Manager - A Different Kind of Project Management Book", and it focuses on the core elements of the profession: Planning, Controlling and Communication. The book as well as this course, outlines the way and explains at eye level, how to be project managers in practice.

If you are an occasional project manager, or a future professional project manager, this course is designed for you.
Your participation in this online course will be time well spent.
You'll get everything you need - and only what you need, in order to be an occasional project manager.

Who is the target audience?
  • This course is for anyone required to manage all sorts of projects from time to time.
  • This course is for marketing managers, sales managers, human resource managers, training managers, operations managers, logistics managers, manufacturing managers or any other professional in any field.
  • This course is for business owners or even home owners.
  • This course is for future professional project managers.
  • This course is for project team members or project clients.
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Curriculum For This Course
43 Lectures
Being a Multi-Professional - Course Overview
3 Lectures 11:19

Walk Through the Course Curriculum
The Beginning (Overview of Project Management)
7 Lectures 34:57
What is a Project?

The Golden Triangle and Triple Constraints

What is a Successful Project?

Who is a Project Manager?

Overview Summary

Project Management Overview Quiz
9 questions
The Project's Compass (Initial Planning)
12 Lectures 01:12:45

Project Necessity and Feasibility

Project Goals and Objectives

Project Critical Success Factors

Project Stakeholders, Key Players and Affected Parties

Working Assumptions and Constraints

Project Lifecycle, Milestones and Deliverables

Developing a WBS and Rough Estimates

Creating a General Work Plan

Preliminary Risk Identification

Launching the Project

Initial Planning Summary

Initial Planning Quiz
10 questions
It's All In The Details (Detailed Planning)
7 Lectures 01:14:04
Detailed Planning Overview

Breaking Down Work into Tasks

Task Dependencies and Constraints

Resources, Roles and Responsibilities

Duration and Effort Estimation

Detailed Risk Planning

Detailed Planning Summary

Detailed Planning Quiz
14 questions
You Have Reached Your Destination! (Project Controlling)
7 Lectures 01:23:03
Why Is Controlling Sooooo Important?

Ongoing Controlling Procedures

Periodic Controlling Procedures - part1

Periodic Controlling Procedures - part2

Special Controlling Procedures - part1

Special Controlling Procedures - part2

Controlling Summary

Project Controlling Quiz
11 questions
Who Said What to Whom? (Project Communication)
5 Lectures 47:25
Why Is Communication Sooooo Important?

Project Formal Communication - part1

Project Formal Communication - part2

Project Informal Communication

Communication Summary

Project Communication Quiz
10 questions
Course Summary
2 Lectures 17:34
Summary and Conclusions

The Project Compass Document
About the Instructor
Daniel Zitter
4.4 Average rating
23 Reviews
119 Students
3 Courses
Senior Project Manager and the Author of "Being a Project Manager - a Different Different Book on Project Management"

Daniel is an experienced project manager, a licensed industrial management engineer and holder of the Project Management Practitioner Certification of the Project Management Institute (PMI), the most widely recognized international association of project managers. He is a senior lecturer and consultant in the field and a specialist in standardizing project management processes, forming teams to manage projects and project portfolios, and implementing support tools that provide organizations with the capacity to manage projects effectively while meeting the organization’s goals and objectives.

With Hamutal Weisz, he wrote the unique book about project management called "Being a Project Manager - a Different Different Book on Project Management".