Exploring Project Management
  • Introduction
  • Defining Project Management
  • Understanding what it takes to be a Project Manager
  • The five processes of project management
  • Traditional vs. agile project management
  • Exploring project management software options
Initiating a Project
  • Initiating a Project
  • Writing a problem statement
  • Defining project goals and objectives
  • Choosing a strategy
  • Gathering requirements
  • Understanding deliverables and success criteria
  • Identifying assumptions and understanding risks
  • Creating a scope statement
  • Identifying Stakeholders
  • Obtaining Approval
  • Writing a project charter
Planning a Project
  • Planning a project
  • Understanding work breakdown structures
  • Building a work breakdown structure
  • Defining work packages
  • Building a schedule
  • Identifying resources
  • Building a project budget
  • Identifying risks
  • Creating a risk management plan
  • Setting up a communication plan
  • Developing a quality management plan
  • Setting up a change management plan
Building a Project Schedule
  • Estimating
  • Creating dependencies between tasks
  • Understanding work, duration, and units
  • Making a realistic schedule
  • Understanding the critical path
  • Understanding the critical chain method
  • Shortening a schedule
  • Documentinga Baseline
Runnig a Project
  • Running a project
  • Executing a project
  • Understanding Team Dynamics
  • Gathering Data
  • Understanding earned value analysis
  • Reporting on progress
  • Understanding financial measures
  • Getting a project back on track
  • Managing change, risk, and quality
Closing a Project
  • Closing a project
  • Gaining customer acceptance
  • Documenting lessons learned
  • Preparing a close-out report and archiving
  • Closing contracts and accounts and transitioning
Bonus And Quiz
  • PMP Preparation