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Become a Project Manager

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Overview

Project managers are catalysts for change. Learn how to manage projects from beginning to end using proven project management techniques. After completing this learning path, you'll have the skills and knowledge to manage simple projects as well as complex, enterprise-wide initiatives.

  • Learn how to effectively manage a project, keeping it on time, in budget, and in scope.
  • Practice using Microsoft Project with best practices.
  • Develop essential project management skills.

Syllabus

  • Course 1: Project Management Foundations
    • Learn what it takes to deliver projects successfully. Explore the basics of project management, from building a project plan to managing progress.
  • Course 2: Project Management Foundations: Ethics
    • Ethics are integral to project participation and success. Learn how to recognize and apply appropriate ethical standards to your project management process.
  • Course 3: Project Management Foundations: Requirements
    • Learn an easy 10-step process to manage the requirements for any project.
  • Course 4: Project Management Foundations: Schedules
    • Learn how to proactively manage project schedules. Get project management tips to resolve schedule conflicts, shorten timeframes, and reduce costs.
  • Course 5: Project Management Foundations: Budgets
    • Learn how to manage your project's budget—a foundational knowledge area from the Project Management Body of Knowledge (PMBOK®).
  • Course 6: Project Management Foundations: Teams
    • Explore tools leaders can use to assess the character traits of team members and manage the development of teams.
  • Course 7: Project Management Foundations: Communication
    • Learn communication strategies to help you keep your projects on track. See how to create a communication plan, effectively manage project meetings, and write concise reports.
  • Course 8: Project Management Foundations: Risk
    • Learn how to manage project risk—a foundational knowledge area from the Project Management Body of Knowledge (PMBOK®).
  • Course 9: Managing Project Stakeholders
    • Stakeholder management is key to project success. Learn how to identify stakeholder needs and expectations, both explicit and implicit, and build and sustain engagement.
  • Course 10: Microsoft Project Quick Tips
    • Get quick answers to your most urgent Project questions. These one-minute tips help you work more efficiently in Microsoft Project, the popular project management software.

Taught by

Bonnie Biafore, Bob McGannon, Daniel Stanton, Bonnie Biafore, Bob McGannon, Daniel Stanton, Doug Rose, Bob McGannon, Natasha Kasimtseva, MS, PMP, CSM and Bonnie Biafore

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