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Climbing the Ladder: Moving from IT Pro to Manager

Learn how to develop as a technical professional and become an effective manager. We are an Accredited PDU Provider.
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Upon completion of this course, technical professionals will gain a better understanding of how to pursue their personal development along with their professional development.
You will know how to effectively communicate to all the stakeholders of a project, including your team, peers, managers and external audience.
Students will be fully aware of how to lead and guide a team, will have the resources needed and will be able to mediate conflicting personalities.
This course qualifies for 4.50 PDU educational hours toward existing certified PMP® from PMI.org

Welcome to Climbing the Ladder: Moving from IT Pro to Manager 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.

In this course technical professionals will learn the skills to survive and thrive in the workplace. As a new and future managers will gain a clear understand of just how important clear lines of communication are — with both employees and superiors.

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

Course Overview:

We understand how easy it can be to become overwhelmed, and that management isn’t always so much about leading, as it is about pointing the way. In this course technical professionals will learn the skills to survive and thrive in the workplace. Understand the different ways of managing the development of technical professionals, grow through gaining key successful communication and process management skills, and ultimately develop as leader as you transition into management.

Course Breakdown:

Section 1: In the pre-assessment quiz you’ll face questions from all sections of this PMP Certification training. Test your current knowledge and know your strengths and weaknesses.

Section 2: As a technical professional, you will learn the skills to survive and thrive in the workplace. Understand what it takes to develop organizational skills,such as time management, performance management, and stress management.

Section 3: Gain a clear understand of just how important clear lines of communication are — with both employees and superiors. In addition, students will see how easy it can be to become overwhelmed, with so much to do in what never seems like enough time. By concentrating on effective time management, these individuals can avoid much of the stress and pressure that comes with a new position.

Section 4: Management isn’t always so much about leading, as it is about pointing the way. It is your duty to point the way by instructing, giving feedback and sharing your experience. This course looks at leadership roles, styles and behaviors, showing how to built the strengths of your team and overcome personality differences and conflict.

Section 5: As a short Final Exam, these questions ties all the above sections in a quick review of key concepts.

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  • 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

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Orientation Video

Pre-Assessment

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Pre-Assessment

Managing the Development of Technical Professionals

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Moving from Technical Professional to Management

Attached are some recourses to supplement your learning, and can be used anytime throughout the course.

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Defining the Technical Professional

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Chapter 1 Quiz
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Strengths and Weaknesses

Attached are some recourses to supplement your learning, and can be used anytime throughout the course.

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Appreciating the Differences

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Necessary Changes

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Self-Assessment

Attached are some recourses to supplement your learning, and can be used anytime throughout the course.

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Personal and Professional Development

Attached are some recourses to supplement your learning, and can be used anytime throughout the course.

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Interpersonal Concerns

Attached are some recourses to supplement your learning, and can be used anytime throughout the course.

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Strategic Alliances

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Establishing a Positive Managerial Image

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Methods for Avoiding Career Pitfalls

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Tools to Help You Become a Better Manager

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Why Technical Professionals Fail as Managers

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Why Managers Fail

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Why Managers Fail, Part II

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Chapter 2 Quiz

Successful Communication and Process Management Skills

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Leading by Example

Attached are some recourses to supplement your learning, and can be used anytime throughout the course.

2
Stages of Spoken Communication

Attached are some recourses to supplement your learning, and can be used anytime throughout the course.

3
Ways to Avoid Communication Barriers

Attached are some recourses to supplement your learning, and can be used anytime throughout the course.

4
Modes of Communication in New Media

Attached are some recourses to supplement your learning, and can be used anytime throughout the course.

5
Five Signs That You're Communicating Wrong

Attached are some recourses to supplement your learning, and can be used anytime throughout the course.

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Managerial Pressure

Attached are some recourses to supplement your learning, and can be used anytime throughout the course.

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Chapter 1 Quiz
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Being Organized

Attached are some recourses to supplement your learning, and can be used anytime throughout the course.

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Four Steps of Time Management

Attached are some recourses to supplement your learning, and can be used anytime throughout the course.

10
Goal Setting for Managers

Attached are some recourses to supplement your learning, and can be used anytime throughout the course.

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Signs and Symptoms of Workplace Stress

Attached are some recourses to supplement your learning, and can be used anytime throughout the course.

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Common Causes of Workplace Stress

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Stress Management Techniques

Attached are some recourses to supplement your learning, and can be used anytime throughout the course.

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Chapter 2 Quiz

Developing Leadership and Transitioning into Management

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Pointing the Way

Attached are some recourses to supplement your learning, and can be used anytime throughout the course.

2
Gallup Organization Findings

Attached are some recourses to supplement your learning, and can be used anytime throughout the course.

3
All About People

Attached are some recourses to supplement your learning, and can be used anytime throughout the course.

4
Leadership Qualities You'll Want to Learn

Attached are some recourses to supplement your learning, and can be used anytime throughout the course.

5
Ten Leadership Styles You May Relate To

Attached are some recourses to supplement your learning, and can be used anytime throughout the course.

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Leadership Pitfalls

Attached are some recourses to supplement your learning, and can be used anytime throughout the course.

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Strengthening Your Leadership Skills Day By Day

Attached are some recourses to supplement your learning, and can be used anytime throughout the course.

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Chapter 1 Quiz
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Performance Evaluations

Attached are some recourses to supplement your learning, and can be used anytime throughout the course.

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21st Century Tools

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Building a Good Relationship with Your Manager

Attached are some recourses to supplement your learning, and can be used anytime throughout the course.

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Closing

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Final

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Final

Execution Strategies Pre-Assessment

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Pre-Assessment

Introduction

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Introduction to Business Execution
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Foundations for Business Execution

Adopting an Execution Culture

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Changing from the Inside
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What Does an Execution Culture Look Like?
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Producing Outcomes
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The Change Process
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Eliminating Harmful Mentalities
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Adding Value for Customers
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The Value Disciplines
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Creating a Winning Strategy
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Summary

Execution Strategies Final

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Final
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