Project Management Crash Course
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Project Management Crash Course

Learn Project Management by walking through a step by step of the Project Management Life Cycle Methodology
3.9 (6 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.
23 students enrolled
Created by Damien Stark
Last updated 5/2016
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What Will I Learn?
  • Achieve success in managing projects, and possess a strong understanding of the tools, techniques, and knowledge that is required throughout the Project Management Life Cycle.
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  • Ensure you have note taking material to capture key items throughout the course and don’t hesitate to contact me with any questions.

In order to qualify for the PMP credential one must achieve 4500 to 7500 working hours leading projects. That is equal to having 3 to 5 years of work experience! 

Surpass others in the field by learning the key tools an d techniques while you prepare for your PMP exam. 

If you are already a skilled certified practitioner this course offers a wonderful refresher to ensure you are capturing all areas of project management successfully, I know I found it useful to review this material from time to time over my career. 

This course will get you on the right path by going through the methodology and  teaching you what tools you need and how to use them, when to engage your team, how to prepare your schedule, how to create a high level budget versus a low level project budget. This course on the Project Management Life Cycle provides a thorough overview on the fundamentals of managing a project from its idealization through to the completion of the project.

We walk through each phase of the Project Management Life Cycle, identifying the activities within the Concept, Definition, Planning, Implementation and Close-out phases, and I explain how to use the tools and provide you with the knowledge required to manage a project from beginning to end.

This course dives into the major deliverables of each phase and explains how to use the tools to complete a Business Case, Project Plan, Project Schedule, Implementation Plan, and lessons learned documents to enable you for success on your projects. 

I will discuss the techniques I use that has helped me be successful and well respected within my career! Don't wait any longer enrol now and get started in Project Management.

Who is the target audience?
  • This course on the Project Management Life Cycle is designed to provide sufficient knowledge of the tools, techniques, and processes for anyone interested in learning about project management to successfully navigate through a project from beginning to end, and it also serves as a great refresher course for experienced professionals.
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Curriculum For This Course
11 Lectures
Overview and Definitions
4 Lectures 21:41

In this lecture I provide background information about myself and organization as well as speak to the course benefits, objectives, learning outcomes, and describe the course outline.

Preview 03:42

In this lecture I describe the difference of Program management versus Project Management and the benefits of Strategic management and how they all work together within an organization.

Preview 06:34

In this lecture you will get a first look at the structure of the PMLC methodology, understand what PMLC is, and get an understanding of the major deliverables within each phase.

PMLC Definition and Overview
Concept Phase
2 Lectures 31:36

Part 1 of the concept phase covered an overview of the activities within the concept phase and starts to dive into the tools required for completing the first activity.

Concept Phase - Part 1 of 2

Part 2 of the concept phase focuses on how to build your business case and covers the tools and techniques required.

Concept Phase - Part 2 of 2
Definition Phase
1 Lecture 20:52

Within the Definition phase, we look at the activities within the definition phase and dive into the tools and how to complete a project charter document to obtain buy in and authority of your project. 

Definition Phase
Planning Phase
1 Lecture 14:05

Within the planning phase, I walk through the activities, tools and describe the Integrated Project Plan and building out your Project Schedule.

Steps through the Planning Phase
Implementation Phase
1 Lecture 17:57

In this lecture we review the implementation activities to monitor and control your project as the output of your project comes to life.

Implementing your project
Close-out Phase
1 Lecture 06:48

Within the close-out phase we look at the tools and activities to successfully complete your project and capture valuable lessons learned through the life cycle of your project.

Closing your project
BONUS: The Dimond Core
1 Lecture 05:13

Within this bonus lecture, I speak to the trade-offs in managing projects. this will provide you with the knowledge of how an impact to one area of your project affects other areas of your project.

Trade-offs and the triple constraint

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About the Instructor
Damien Stark
3.9 Average rating
5 Reviews
23 Students
1 Course
Experienced Business Leader

Damien Stark, founder of STARK LEARNING and STARK CONSULTING services is a strategic thinker who acts as a conduit in transitioning technical road-maps to strategic business visions while meeting demanding objectives on time and delivering within budget. Damien has the business knowledge, technical competence, leadership and financial expertise, with strong commitment to high quality and customer service to deliver success within each undertaking.

Damien has 20+ years solid experience, leading cross functional teams (project managers, developers, testers, technical experts, on–shore and off-shore vendors, QA, internal & external customers, and business leaders), delivering complex solutions and projects, and facilitating corporate growth, which he brings to the classroom to create a dynamic educational experience.

Damien is highly proficient in establishing and maintaining standards of excellence for management, programs, and projects, through best practices and industry guidelines, leveraging Six Sigma and ITIL, with innate awareness of industry trends, business conditions and internal processes to ensure success. Now, STARK TRAINING enables individuals to learn these award-winning methods to enhance their knowledge, improve skills and achieve certifications.