Project Management: The Basics for Success

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3,690 ratings
769 reviews

Course 1 of 10 in the Career Success Specialization

This course combines the essential elements of Project Management and Team Leadership into one course. Through class engagement and reflection, you will acquire further understanding of the responsibilities of leadership and become better prepared to apply this knowledge to the project environment. Upon completing this course, you will be able to: 1. Learn about the role of high performance teams and leadership in project management 2. Learn about the tools and techniques for developing and strengthening high performance teams and team members 3. Learn about the stages in project cycle 4. Apply best practices to develop competencies and skills in planning and controlling projects to ensure successful outcomes 5. Learn how to monitor project activities and assess progress 6. Learn to communicate proficiently to report project status and performance to stakeholders and contribute to organizational knowledge base
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100% 在线课程

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完成时间大约为7 小时

建议:4-8 hours of videos, readings, and quizzes
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您将学到的内容有

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    Communicate proficiently to report project status
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    Develop and strengthen high performance teams
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    Monitor project activities and assess progress
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    Understand the stages of the project cycle

您将获得的技能

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Globe

100% 在线课程

立即开始,按照自己的计划学习。
Clock

完成时间大约为7 小时

建议:4-8 hours of videos, readings, and quizzes
CommentDots

English

字幕:English, Vietnamese, Portuguese (Brazilian)

Syllabus - What you will learn from this course

1

Section
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2 hours to complete

Foundational Project Management Elements

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SvgReading
5 videos (Total 32 min), 5 readings, 1 quiz
Video5 videos
1.1 What is a Project?7m
1.2 Scope 9m
1.3 Planning and Scheduling7m
1.4 Stakeholder Analysis5m
SvgReading5 readings
About this Course10m
Please Take this Survey10m
Project Management (General Links) 10m
Module 1 Lecture Slides10m
Stakeholder Management10m
Quiz1 practice exercises
Foundational Project Management Elements14m

2

Section
Clock
1 hour to complete

The WBS

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SvgReading
3 videos (Total 24 min), 2 readings, 1 quiz
Video3 videos
2.2 Planning and the WBS, Part 14m
2.3 Planning and the WBS, Part 28m
SvgReading2 readings
Module 2 Lecture Slides10m
WBS10m
Quiz1 practice exercises
The WBS 12m

3

Section
Clock
1 hour to complete

Planning and Scheduling

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SvgReading
2 videos (Total 24 min), 1 reading, 1 quiz
Video2 videos
3.2 Constructing a Schedule11m
SvgReading1 readings
Module 3 Lecture Slides10m
Quiz1 practice exercises
Planning and Scheduling14m

4

Section
Clock
4 hours to complete

Project Leadership, Teamwork, and Dealing with Difficult People

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SvgReading
11 videos (Total 123 min), 8 readings, 1 quiz
Video11 videos
4.2 Assembling the Team6m
4.3 Leading and Managing the Team10m
4.4 Monitoring and Controlling8m
4.5 Closing a Project4m
4.6 Project Teamwork Part 114m
4.7 Project Teamwork Part 216m
4.8 Project Teamwork Part 312m
4.9 Working with Difficult People Part 114m
4.10 Working with Difficult People Part 214m
4.11 Working with Difficult People Part 312m
SvgReading8 readings
Project Leadership Slides10m
What Happens When You Add More People to a Project?10m
When Communication Goes South (a Humorous Take)10m
The Skill of Persuasion10m
Project Teamwork Slides10m
Working with Difficult People Slides10m
Course Wrap-Up10m
End of Course Survey10m
Quiz1 practice exercises
Module 444m
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Briefcase

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got a tangible career benefit from this course

Top Reviews

By JGMar 28th 2018

Very informative and interesting. Lots of useful tools. What I liked in this course was that there were lots of examples given on how to act when something does not go as planned or if issues arrise.

By CWNov 20th 2016

Super overview of project management from start to finish and how to deliver successful project on time, on budget, and with desired quality along with ways to deal with technical and member issues a

Instructor

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Rob Stone, PMP, M.Ed.

Instructor, University of California, Irvine Extension

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