Managing Real World Projects


  10 Hours
  PDF Certificate
CEU: 1
CPD: 0.5
PDU: 10
ISC-B: 10

Course Description

This course presents a streamlined approach to project management based on the best practices of experienced, effective project managers. It cuts through the clutter and focuses on the key principles of project management in the real world, offering tools and techniques for achieving project success. This course provides a clear road map for leading a project through the five key project stages: Initiating, Planning, Controlling, Executing and Closing. You'll be exposed to the basic tools employed in each of these stages, including templates for a comprehensive project plan, work breakdown schedules, task list, issue list, risk register and close-out documents. Each stage is illustrated by examples and video commentary by project management professionals, where you can see how best practices are applied to solve project challenges.


Learning Outcomes

After completing this course, the learner should be able to:

  • Understand the five project stages (Initiating, Planning, Controlling, Executing and Closing)
  • Recognize constraints for projects (scope, time, and budget)
  • Explain key project management terminology
  • Outline the keys to a successful project launch
  • Understand how to establish project goals and deliverables with stakeholders
  • Manage the planning, execution, and control of your projects
  • Recognize project management best practice, including Agile, Lean, and other techniques
  • Understand project team dynamics
  • Understand how to communicate clearly with stakeholders and project team members
  • Recognize effective tools for change management
  • Explain and employ key tools and techniques employed in the five stages
  • Manage the closing process for your project, including transfer, acceptance, and approval

 $269.00