Project Management Bootcamp
Project Management Foundation
Project Management Methodology
Project Management Methodology Free
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Project Management Domains
Understanding the domains found in the PMBOK® Guide will prepare an individual to manage a project. These domains are universally applicable across industries and project types and are essential aspects of project management throughout the project lifecycle.
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Uncertainty and Risk
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Project Teams and Team Leaders
Most large projects are managed by a cross-functional core team. Core team members have a dual responsibility; they are responsible for the project achieving its goals and they are responsible to ensure that the project complies with their function’s standards and best practices.
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Scrum Master/Product Owner
Agile Scrum projects rely on the leadership of the Scrum Master and Product Owner to assist the project team in accomplishing the project tasks. While neither of these individuals will be the project leader in a classic sense, both take on some of the typical responsibilities of project leadership that are necessary for effective project management.
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Measuring Training Outcomes
In the typical project of today, a project training plan is essential to address the challenges with project resources. At this time in the project, the impact of the training plan that was developed is assessed. In addition, changes to the project team will likely require modifications to the training approach.
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Mentoring Teams and Stakeholders
Projects are unique and project team members are frequently changing. Project mentoring - which focuses on coaching and aligning project team members and stakeholders - is frequently required. In this case, it is less about long-term career mentoring and more about effective engagement with other project team members to ensure project objectives are met.
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Applying Emotional Intelligence
A project manager can use the principles of emotional intelligence to improve their active listening skills. In addition, the application of emotional intelligence to project team and stakeholder interactions can reduce conflict and improve alignment between individuals.
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Project managers and core team leaders can use the framework of situational leadership to guide their interactions with team members. By assessing the readiness of team members, the project manager or core team leader can interact with a leadership style likely to improve team performance.
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Creating a Project Plan
Float, Slack, Buffer
Float (slack or buffer) is extra time that a task could consume beyond its duration estimate without impacting other aspects of the project. Total float is extra time without impacting the end date of the project and free float is extra time without impacting another project task.
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Quality Control - Quality Assurance
Quality management on projects are processes and tools that aid the project core team and the organization in their effort to both do the right things and do things the right way on projects. It includes a focus on both corrective actions and preventive actions.
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Project Team Dysfunctions
Since project teams are comprised of people, there are times when the project team will become dysfunctional. Team members begin to violate team ground rules and team cohesion and trust are undermined. In this lesson, we discuss a framework for recognizing this and addressing dysfunctional behavior.
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Depending upon your organization's culture, compliance may be a primary value or it may only be treated as a minor element of project management. In this lesson, we discuss the compliance mindset and multiple methods for strengthening compliance on your project.
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Survey Business Environment
There are a growing number of things outside the control of the project team in today's business environment. The project manager must monitor the industry and organization to assess the impacts. Risk management has expanded to include items outside the control of the project team.
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Confirm Project Compliance
Project compliance with all appropriate standards, regulations, policies, and requirements documents is the responsibility of the project team. However, typically an independent review of compliance, in the form of a project audit, is done to confirm compliance.
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Setting Earned Value
Earned Value Management is a comprehensive project management technique that combines scope, schedule, and resource management into one set of measures. An element, in fact, the element that provides the name of the technique, is the setting of Earned Value.
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Variance occurs when the actual situation is different from the planned or expected situation. In projects, variance analysis applies to schedule variance and cost variance. It determines both why the actual situation is different than what was planned and the impact that will have on the project.
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Project Transition to Closure
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