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The Project Management Course: Beginner to PROject Manager

The Comprehensive Course You Need to Start a Career in Project Management
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365 Careers
2,952 students enrolled
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Learn the fundamental theory and best practices of project management
Perform an entire project from the beginning until its end, observing real-life scenarios and using practical PM templates!
Understand the project manager role and acquire the skills needed to become a successful project manager
Study Agile project management, performed with Scrum
Learn how to initiate, plan, execute, control, and complete a project
Develop the skills to manage an entire project on your own

This is the only online course you need to acquire the business acumen to:

  • Manage a project on your own

  • Understand how to structure projects in large, medium, and small organizations

  • Become a project manager

  • Get promoted and apply what you learn here to the real business world

  • Gain an all-around view of why some projects succeed and why others do not

Why this course?

Reason #1: The instructor

Ivan, the instructor of the course, has a proven track record. He is a PMP certified project manager who spent the last several years working as a project manager with AIG, the American International Group. Enrolling in this course will be like taking lessons from a proven professional who has been on the job and walked the same path as you will.

Reason #2: 365 Careers

365 Careers is one of the most popular course providers on Udemy. The average amount of time we spend creating a course is between 5 and 6 months. We take pride in our high-quality production, practice materials, and continued support to our students.

Reason #3: Udemy

Udemy is the leading global marketplace for online courses. Here you will find updated content (the year is 2018, not 2012). You will enjoy a seamless course-taking experience. And frankly you will find the best value for money deals on the Internet

The Project Management Course covers all the fundamental knowledge, concepts, tools and techniques you need to understand:

  • How a project works

  • How to best manage it

We will start from the proven theoretical basics and will gradually build up on that knowledge step by step. In each step of the way, we will add real-life practical examples, case studies and exercises.

What is unique about this course compared to similar materials is that we will be reviewing and analyzing a complete project – from its very beginning until its last day. Throughout, we carefully review the key tasks a PM should take at each stage along the way. Not only that, you will also receive more than 15 project management templates to help you lead projects in different industries.

 What sets this course apart from the rest of the Business courses out there?

  • High-quality production – HD video and animations (This isn’t a collection of boring lectures!)

  • Knowledgeable instructor (PMP certified with years of experience on the job)

  • Complete training – we cover all major topics and skills you need to become a successful project manager

    • Extensive case studies that will reinforce everything you’ve learned

  • Excellent support – if you don’t understand a concept or you simply want to drop us a line, you’ll receive an answer within 1 business day

  • Dynamic – we don’t want to waste your time! The instructor sets a very good pace throughout the whole course

Why do you need these skills?

  1. Salary/Income – A project manager salary in the US starts from $60k and gradually rises as he/she moves up the ladder

  2. Promotions – Project managers acquire valuable technical skills, which makes them the leading candidates for senior roles within corporations

  3. Secure Future – there is high demand for skilled project managers, and you won’t have to be concerned about finding a job

  4. Growth – this isn’t a boring job. Every day, you will face different challenges that will test your existing skills

This course comes with Udemy’s 30 day no-questions-asked money back guarantee. So, you have nothing to lose! Subscribe to the course and give it a try!

Click the ‘Take this course’ button now! This will be one of the best decisions of your professional career!

Welcome to the course! Introduction to projects and Project Management

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What does the course cover?
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Why are projects needed in the business world?
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Download all course materials
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Download project management templates
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How projects start and how to select which to work on - Project selection
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What is a Project Manager? What is their commitment in a project?
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What are the skills and the knowledge a Project Manager must have?
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How did projects and project management evolve?
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Project management terminology
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Introduction Quiz

The project phases

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How does a project start and how does it evolve? What a project's main stages?

The initiation phase

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What is the Initiation Phase about? Define the project goals
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What is involved in a business case?
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What does scope cover?
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Who performs the feasibility study and what does it involve?
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What goes into risk assessment? What are expectations?
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How to create a Project Charter?
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Case Study 1
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Initiation Phase

The planning phase

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What is Planning? Why is it important? What happens if it is not done correctly?
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Why is Planning so critical in Project management?
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What is the cost of Change in projects?
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What to do before you start?
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Project management insights
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Scope Planning
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Scope Planning (continued)
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Planning - Intro & Scope

The planning phase - timelines and schedules

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How to estimate when planning?
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The planning fallacy, optimism bias, illlusion of control
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How much to buffer?
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Identifying dependencies
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Planning - Estimation and Dependencies
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Identifying the critical path
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Using the Gantt chart to plan the project work streams
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Building the project schedule (+ MS Project tutorial)
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How to build a milestone table and its uses
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Planning - CPM and Gantt

The planning phase - cost

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The process of budgeting
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The process of budgeting (continued)
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Dealing with vendors
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Procuring non-financial resources
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Planning HR
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RACI matrix - assigning roles
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Quality requirements
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Planning - Budgeting, R&R, Quality

The planning phase - Expectations, Assumptions and Risks

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Planning expectations management
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How to control assumptions
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Planning Risk management
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Building a Risk log

The planning phase - Change process

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How to deal with and record change requests
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Planning - Risk and Change Management

The execution phase - Meetings

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Introduction to Execution and KO Meetings
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What is involved in a kick-off meeting
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Tips to handle meetings

The execution phase - Project Diary

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What is action-owner due date
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Filling in the project diary

The execution phase - Managing the team and work

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How the Project Manager manages tasks
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How the Project Manager manages the team
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Execution

The monitoring and control phase

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What is monitoring and control
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Controling in a PM environment
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M & C - Intro
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How to check if a project is on schedule
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How to see if a project is on budget
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M & C - Time and Cost
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How to perform quality control
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Keeping the risk log updated
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Dealing with change proposals
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M & C - Quality and Change management

The execution phase - Issue management

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How to record and build project report updates
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How to deal with any issues that occur during execution
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Case Study 2
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Execution - Status Reporting and Issue Management

The closure phase

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Why do we close a project
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What steps to take to close a project
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Closure

Agile project management

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Different kinds of project lifecycles
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Waterfall vs agile
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The benefits of agile
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Agile
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