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Project Management Series - Introduction to Project Management CBT Training
This course introduces students to basic project management concepts. Particular emphasis is placed on IEEE and ANSI project management professional standards as determined by the Project Management Institute (PMI).
This course was primarily developed for newly hired or promoted project managers, or managers who need a review of basic project management standards. This course is very effective when teams of project leaders take it together. After completing it, students will obtain 21 PDUs/contact hours.
- 3 DVDs with instructor demonstrations, video lectures, and review quizzes
- 21 PDU/Contact Hours
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Martin VanDerSchouw, PMP is the CEO and President of LookingGlass Development, LLC., a leading project management consulting and training firm. He previously sat on the Board of Directors at the Project Management Institute, served as its Secretary Treasurer, and chaired its External Relations and Involvement and Performance Oversight Committees. The Denver Business Journal named Martin as a Top 40 under 40, and the Project Management Institute awarded him its Business Leader of the Year award in 2004. He frequently speaks at conventions about project, performance, and risk management, and leadership. Martin currently serves as the Colorado State Commissioner for Information Management. He's responsible for supervising every IT project exceeding $500,000.
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Every course offers full-motion videos of classroom instruction. It's as if you're sitting in a classroom. Our one of a kind delivery mimics a one-on-one classroom setting for more personalized educational experiences.
Every section contains a review quiz to assist and enhance learning by testing whether students comprehend course concepts before moving forward.
Every course resumes where you finished during the previous session in case you forget where you stopped.
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Project Management Field
What Knowledge Do You Need?
What Is Project Management All About?
So How Does An Organization Attain Predictable Results?
The Division of Skills
Janssen's Model for Reactions to Change
Personality Profile - 4 Approaches
Team Dimensions Roles
Project Manager Role
The P.E.P. Cycle
Track and Field
Five Reasons for Balancing Your Project Team
The Five Dysfunctions of a Team
Absence of Trust
Fear of Conflict
The Changing View of Conflict
The Five (5) Conflict Resolution Modes
Fear of Conflict Cont.
Lack of Commitment
Avoidance of Accountability
Inattention to Results
5 Dysfunctions of a Team Exercise Introduction
Why Is Communication Important?
With Whom Do We Communicate?
Channels of Communication
Where Do We Get Understanding?
Hallway Conversations & Lunches
Basic Meeting Rules
The Communications Plan
The Use of Collaboration Tools
Damage to Temperature Correlation
How would you do the presentation differently?
Steps in Stakeholder Management
Stakeholder Super Groups
The People Who Oppose Your Project
There are no absolutes, just generally accepted practices
What is Project Management?
PMBOK Guide Knowledge Areas
Every Project Should Have
The Basic Planning Steps
The Major Project Documents
The Project Charter
The Statement of Work
The Project Management Plan
The Project Data Sheet (PDS)
The Importance of Scope & Requirements Definition
The PMI Scope Management Framework
Real World Best Practice
The Work Breakdown Structure (WBS)
What the WBS Is
Example of WBS
What a WBS is NOT
Components of the WBS
Code of Accounts
What's wrong with this WBS?
Answer Four Key Questions
The Fourth Question…
Why use a WBS?
Introduction to Displayed Thinking
In Scope/Out Of Scope
What is a "Requirement"?
Getting Quality Requirements
The Use Case
Detailed Use Cases
Project Management & Development Methodologies
Three Major Types
Keys to the Waterfall Model
The Basic Waterfall Model
Keys to the Waterfall Model Cont.
Waterfall Keys Challenges
Steps in the Spiral Model
The Spiral Development Cycle
Advantages of the Spiral Model
Disadvantages of the Spiral Model
Reasons to Prototype
Dangers of Prototyping
Manifesto for Agile Software Development
XP Is Customer Focused
XP, How Does It Work?
The Basic Steps
Tools For Agile Development
Selecting A Methodology
Developmental Methodologies Exercise Introduction
The Basic Steps in Scheduling
Potential Methods for Activity Sequencing
Finish to Start
Start to Start
Finish to Finish
Start to Finish
Responsibility Assignment Matrix (RAM)
The Critical Formula
Efficiency vs. Availability
Project Evaluation & Review Technique (PERT)
Stages for Budget Development
Don't Back into Your Schedule
Critical Path Method (CPM)
The Critical Path Method
To Decrease Your Schedule
Duration & Critical Path Introduction
Remember, over budget, late, technical successes are not considered successful projects!
What Causes Project Delays?
What Behavior Do You Want?
The Keys to Success
A Single Scale For All Three Legs
Introduction to Earned Value
Earned Value Requirements
Earned Value - Key Terms
Earned Value - Key Terms Cont.
Forecasting - ETC
Forecasting - EAC
Project Graph with Results
Earned Value Exercise Introduction
Keys to Managing Change
Defining Change Management
Scope Change Management
Change Request Form
Action Items or Issues