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Project Management Tips

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Overview

Get your most pressing project management question answered—in five minutes or less—with these expert tips.

Syllabus

Introduction
  • Tips for project management
  • Why does project management matter?
  • What does a project manager do?
1. Building a Great Project Plan
  • What is a project charter?
  • How to get buy-in from your project team
  • What are project milestones?
  • Compress project timelines
  • What is a RACI matrix?
2. Project Management Software Tips
  • What does project management software do?
  • Create a work breakdown structure (WBS)
  • What is a network diagram?
  • What is a critical path?
  • What is a Gantt chart?
3. Communication Tips
  • Build a communication plan
  • Ask the right project questions
  • Survey tools for project management
  • Data visualization for project management
  • Project scorecards for reporting
4. Tips for Project Update Meetings
  • Track unexpected project issues
  • How to raise project concerns
  • Avoid extra project costs
  • Monitor project risks
  • How to use a meeting parking lot
5. Helping Your Team Succeed
  • Manage a project crisis
  • Manage budget cuts and personnel changes
  • What is scope creep?
  • Maintain team engagement
  • Closeout a project
6. Agile Project Tips
  • What is an Agile project?
  • What is a persona?
  • What is a user story?
  • Break a user story into tasks
  • What is a Sprint?
  • What does a product owner do?
  • Run an Agile daily meeting
  • What is acceptance testing?
  • What is a project Kanban?
  • What is a minimum viable product?

Taught by

Daniel Stanton

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