Project Management Training Catalog – Introduction to Project Management Series!

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Overview: This instructor-led 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).

Series Taught By: Martin VanDerSchouw

Available PDUs for this Course Series: 21
By completing this course series, you will earn 21 PDUs. CareerAcademy is a Recognized Education Provider (REP # 4058) with the Project Management Institute (PMI®) and its courses have been approved for PDUs. Learn More

Available CEUs for Course Series Completion: 21
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Course Modules:

Module 01 -Introduction & Overview

(Duration: 35m)

  1. Workbook (Pdf)
  2. Introduction & Overview
  3. Course Expectations
  4. Some Project Management Numbers
  5. What Tools Do You Need?
  6. Certifications
  7. What Is Project Management All About?
  8. How To Attain Great Results?
  9. The Division of Skills
  10. Review Quiz (Number of attempts allowed: Unlimited)

Module 03 – Project Communication

(Duration: 1h 8m)

  1. Workbook
  2. Project Communication
  3. Why Is Communication Important?
  4. With Whom Do We Communicate?
  5. Listening
  6. Channels of Communication
  7. Where Do We Get Understanding
  8. Hallway Conversations & Lunches
  9. Didactic Communications
  10. Meetings
  11. Basic Meeting Rules
  12. The Communications Plan
  13. Team Board
  14. The Use of Collaboration Tools
  15. Review Quiz (Number of attempts allowed: Unlimited)

Module 05 – The Basics of Project Management

(Duration: 40m)

  1. Workbook
  2. The Basics of Project Management
  3. There Are No Absolutes
  4. What is Project Management? The Iron Triangle
  5. Project Boundaries
  6. PMBOK ® Guide Knowledge Areas
  7. The Process Groups & Knowledge Areas Combined
  8. Every Project Should Have…
  9. Project Management Plan
  10. The Project Management Plan Can Also Include
  11. The Reporting Information Flow
  12. The Project Data Sheet (PDS) / Charter
  13. Status Reporting
  14. Project Portfolio Dashboard
  15. The Basic Planning Steps
  16. Review Quiz (Number of attempts allowed: Unlimited)

Module 07 – Developmental Methodologies

(Duration: 1h 12m)

  1. Workbook
  2. Developmental Methodologies
  3. Project Management & Development Methodologies
  4. Developmental Methodology Pyramid
  5. Developmental Methodology Chart
  6. Three Major Types
  7. The Basic Waterfall Model
  8. Keys to the Waterfall Model
  9. Waterfall Keys Challenges
  10. The Spiral Development Cycle
  11. Advantages of the Spiral Model
  12. Challenges of the Spiral Model
  13. Prototyping
  14. Reasons to Prototype
  15. Dangers of Prototyping
  16. Agile Development Values…
  17. The 12 Principles of Agile Software
  18. XP Is Customer Focused
  19. XP, How Does It Work?
  20. Iteration 0
  21. The Basic Steps
  22. Tools For Agile Development
  23. Feature Cards
  24. Major Methodologies
  25. Selecting A Methodology
  26. Review Quiz (Number of attempts allowed: Unlimited)

Module 09 – Project Performance

(Duration: 1h 12m)

  1. Workbook
  2. Project Performance
  3. What Causes Project Delays?
  4. Multi-Tasking
  5. What Behavior Do You Want?
  6. The Keys to Success
  7. Measuring Success
  8. Project Performance Chart
  9. The Triangle
  10. Introduction to Earned Value
  11. Earned Value Requirements
  12. Earned Value- Key Terms
  13. Project Performance Key Values
  14. Cost Analysis
  15. Schedule Analysis
  16. Forecasting- ETC
  17. Forecasting- EAC
  18. Forecasting- TCPI
  19. Earned Value Graphs
  20. Earned Value Radar
  21. Spark Lines and Bullet Graphs
  22. Earned Value Chart
  23. The Results
  24. Conclusions
  25. Review Quiz (Number of attempts allowed: Unlimited)

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Module 02 – Teams & Leadership

(Duration: 1h 42m)

  1. Workbook (Pdf)
  2. Teams and Leadership
  3. Janssen’s Model for Reactions to Change
  4. Conceptual Approach
  5. Spontaneous Approach
  6. Normative Approach
  7. Methodical Approach
  8. Approaches Lead to Roles
  9. The P.E.P. Cycle
  10. It’s All In the Handoffs
  11. Five Reasons for Balancing Your Project Team
  12. The Five Dysfunctions of a Team
  13. Absence of Trust
  14. Absence of Conflict
  15. The Changing View of Conflict
  16. The Five (5) Conflict Resolution Modes
  17. Lack of Commitment
  18. Avoidance of Accountability
  19. Inattention to Results
  20. Review Quiz (Number of attempts allowed: Unlimited)

Module 04 – Stakeholder Management

(Duration:  19m)

  1. Workbook (Pdf)
  2. Stakeholder Management
  3. Who is a Stakeholder?
  4. Steps in Basic Stakeholder Management
  5. Stakeholder Super Groups
  6. The People Who Oppose Your Project
  7. Stakeholder Prioritization
  8. Review Quiz (Number of attempts allowed: Unlimited)

Module 06 – Scope and Requirements

(Duration:  1h 27m)

  1. Workbook (Pdf)
  2. Scope and Requirements
  3. The Importance of Scope & Requirements Definition
  4. The PMI Scope Management Framework
  5. The Product vs. Project Scope
  6. What is a “Requirement”?
  7. Types of Requirements
  8. Getting Quality Requirements
  9. The Work Breakdown Structure
  10. What the WBS Is
  11. What a WBS is NOT
  12. Components of the WBS
  13. A Basic WBS
  14. Managing Change
  15. What’s wrong with this WBS?
  16. Answer Four Key Questions
  17. The Fourth Question…
  18. Why use a WBS?
  19. Introduction to Displayed Thinking
  20. In Scope and Out of Scope
  21. WBS
  22. A Use Case
  23. Detailed Use Cases
  24. Review Quiz (Number of attempts allowed: Unlimited)

Module 08 – Effective Budgets & Schedules

(Duration:  1h 17m)

  1. Workbook (Pdf)
  2. Effective Budgets & Schedules
  3. The Basic Steps in Scheduling
  4. Sequencing
  5. Sequencing Methods
  6. Sequencing- Finish to Start
  7. Sequencing- Start to Start
  8. Sequencing- Finish to Finish
  9. Sequencing- Start to Finish
  10. Sequencing Diagram
  11. Resource Estimating
  12. Responsibility Assignment Matrix (RAM)
  13. Duration Estimating
  14. The Critical Formula
  15. Efficiency vs. Availability
  16. Project Evaluation & Review Technique (PERT)
  17. PERT Example
  18. Stages for Budget Development
  19. Estimating Techniques
  20. Don’t Back into Your Schedule
  21. Critical Path Method
  22. To Decrease Your Schedule
  23. Brooke’s Law
  24. Review Quiz (Number of attempts allowed: Unlimited)

Module 10 – Change Management

(Duration: 17m)

  1. Workbook (Pdf)
  2. Change Management
  3. Keys to Managing Change
  4. Scope Change Management
  5. Change Request Form
  6. Action Items or Issues
  7. Course Closure
  8. Review Quiz (Number of attempts allowed: Unlimited)

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  • 10 downloadable Pdf Workbooks
  • Unlimited time access (During Membership)
  • Access on mobile and Desktop
  • Certificate of Completion

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  • Professional Development Activities
    Students are provided access to professional development activity files which allow for an individual to test out course theories and apply the knowledge they earned from the course.

  • Review Quizzes
    Once a course is completed, test your knowledge by taking our course review quiz! Students have the ability to retake any review quizzes as many times as they wish to ensure they understand the material or to improve upon their scores.

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