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Introduction to Project Management

Video Description

This instructor-led course focuses on introducing participants to the practical basics of project management. Focus is placed on the ANSI and IEEE accepted standards for professional project management as defined by the Project Management Institute (PMI). Student should enroll in this course to learn: 1) Ways to take their business and management skills to the next level. 2) Strategies for attaining useful and predictible results. 3) Good methods for leading and communicating with your team.

Table of Contents

  1. Course Introduction
    1. Course Introduction 00:00:10
    2. Instructor Introduction 00:00:49
  2. Section 01 - Introduction & Overview
    1. Section 01 Welcome 00:00:10
    2. Section 01 Introduction 00:02:41
    3. Introduction & Overview 00:01:47
    4. Course Expectations 00:01:17
    5. Some Project Management Numbers 00:09:48
    6. What Tools Do You Need? 00:03:07
    7. Certifications 00:05:08
    8. What Is Project Management All About? 00:01:27
    9. How To Attain Great Results? 00:07:26
    10. The Division of Skills 00:01:55
  3. Section 02 - Teams & Leadership
    1. Section 02 Introduction 00:00:10
    2. Teams and Leadership 00:00:17
    3. Janssen’s Model for Reactions to Change 00:09:10
    4. Conceptual Approach 00:02:08
    5. Spontaneous Approach 00:04:31
    6. Normative Approach 00:05:44
    7. Methodical Approach 00:02:20
    8. Approaches Lead to Roles 00:10:40
    9. The P.E.P. Cycle 00:02:09
    10. It’s All In the Handoffs 00:07:13
    11. Five Reasons for Balancing Your Project Team 00:01:25
    12. The Five Dysfunctions of a Team 00:01:02
    13. Absence of Trust Part1 00:15:34
    14. Absence of Trust Part2 00:05:08
    15. Absence of Conflict Part1 00:04:10
    16. Absence of Conflict Part2 00:02:04
    17. The Changing View of Conflict 00:01:36
    18. The Five (5) Conflict Resolution Modes 00:04:19
    19. Lack of Commitment Part1 00:07:09
    20. Lack of Commitment Part2 00:02:58
    21. Avoidance of Accountability Part1 00:05:16
    22. Avoidance of Accountability Part2 00:01:56
    23. Inattention to Results Part1 00:02:30
    24. Inattention to Results Part2 00:02:19
  4. Section - 03 Project Communication
    1. Section 03 Introduction 00:00:10
    2. Project Communication 00:00:06
    3. Why Is Communication Important? 00:07:58
    4. With Whom Do We Communicate? 00:02:37
    5. Listening 00:07:43
    6. Channels of Communication 00:01:25
    7. Where Do We Get Understanding 00:02:53
    8. Hallway Conversations & Lunches 00:01:59
    9. Didactic Communications 00:03:32
    10. Meetings 00:01:53
    11. Basic Meeting Rules 00:16:46
    12. The Communications Plan 00:12:36
    13. Team Board 00:03:21
    14. The Use of Collaboration Tools Part1 00:03:58
    15. The Use of Collaboration Tools Part2 00:01:04
  5. Section 04 - Stakeholder Management
    1. Section 04 Introduction 00:00:10
    2. Stakeholder Management 00:00:11
    3. Who is a Stakeholder? 00:01:09
    4. Steps in Basic Stakeholder Management 00:01:22
    5. Stakeholder Super Groups 00:03:26
    6. The People Who Oppose Your Project 00:09:42
    7. Stakeholder Prioritization 00:03:01
  6. Section 05 - The Basics of Project Management
    1. Section 05 Introduction 00:00:10
    2. The Basics of Project Management 00:00:20
    3. There Are No Absolutes 00:02:00
    4. What is Project Management? 00:02:21
    5. The Iron Triangle 00:03:25
    6. Project Boundaries 00:05:43
    7. PMBOK® Guide Knowledge Areas 00:02:13
    8. The Process Groups & Knowledge Areas Combined 00:02:32
    9. Every Project Should Have… 00:04:52
    10. Project Management Plan 00:02:28
    11. The Project Management Plan Can Also Include 00:01:13
    12. The Reporting Information Flow 00:00:21
    13. The Project Data Sheet (PDS) / Charter 00:06:40
    14. Status Reporting 00:01:31
    15. Project Portfolio Dashboard 00:00:49
    16. The Basic Planning Steps 00:03:08
  7. Section 06 - Scope and Requirements
    1. Scope and Requirements 00:01:54
    2. The Importance of Scope & Requirements Definition 00:10:25
    3. The PMI Scope Management Framework 00:03:00
    4. The Product vs. Project Scope 00:02:42
    5. What is a “Requirement”? 00:02:14
    6. Types of Requirements 00:04:26
    7. Getting Quality Requirements 00:02:18
    8. The Work Breakdown Structure 00:01:12
    9. What the WBS Is 00:01:17
    10. What a WBS is NOT 00:01:09
    11. Components of the WBS 00:03:23
    12. A Basic WBS 00:03:22
    13. Managing Change 00:03:16
    14. What’s wrong with this WBS? 00:07:34
    15. Answer Four Key Questions 00:01:22
    16. The Fourth Question… 00:02:04
    17. Why use a WBS? 00:04:02
    18. Introduction to Displayed Thinking 00:14:56
    19. In Scope and Out of Scope 00:03:28
    20. WBS 00:04:36
    21. A Use Case 00:04:06
    22. Detailed Use Cases 00:03:59
  8. Section 07 - Developmental Methodologies
    1. Developmental Methodologies 00:00:21
    2. Project Management & Development Methodologies 00:06:09
    3. Developmental Methodology Pyramid 00:02:22
    4. Developmental Methodology Chart 00:11:15
    5. Three Major Types 00:03:34
    6. The Basic Waterfall Model 00:01:03
    7. Keys to the Waterfall Model 00:02:48
    8. Waterfall Keys Challenges 00:04:44
    9. The Spiral Development Cycle 00:00:41
    10. Advantages of the Spiral Model 00:03:40
    11. Challenges of the Spiral Model 00:00:53
    12. Prototyping 00:02:16
    13. Reasons to Prototype 00:00:45
    14. Dangers of Prototyping 00:01:05
    15. Agile Development Values... 00:03:29
    16. The 12 Principles of Agile Software 00:05:39
    17. XP Is Customer Focused 00:02:10
    18. XP, How Does It Work? 00:03:23
    19. Iteration 0 00:03:25
    20. The Basic Steps Part1 00:01:24
    21. The Basic Steps Part2 00:03:25
    22. Tools For Agile Development 00:01:19
    23. Feature Cards 00:01:24
    24. Major Methodologies 00:02:28
    25. Selecting A Methodology 00:02:31
  9. Section 08 - Effective Budgets & Schedules
    1. Section 08 Introduction 00:00:10
    2. Effective Budgets & Schedules 00:03:59
    3. The Basic Steps in Scheduling 00:08:23
    4. Sequencing 00:03:43
    5. Sequencing Methods 00:01:27
    6. Sequencing - Finish to Start 00:01:53
    7. Sequencing - Start to Start 00:01:09
    8. Sequencing - Finish to Finish 00:00:51
    9. Sequencing - Start to Finish 00:01:06
    10. Sequencing Diagram 00:02:13
    11. Resource Estimating 00:04:29
    12. Responsibility Assignment Matrix (RAM) 00:01:09
    13. Duration Estimating 00:01:06
    14. The Critical Formula 00:02:37
    15. Efficiency vs. Availability Part1 00:01:08
    16. Efficiency vs. Availability Part2 00:00:16
    17. Efficiency vs. Availability Part3 00:01:45
    18. Project Evaluation & Review Technique (PERT) Part1 00:06:28
    19. Project Evaluation & Review Technique (PERT) Part2 00:02:06
    20. PERT Example 00:02:40
    21. Stages for Budget Development 00:01:58
    22. Estimating Techniques 00:02:20
    23. Don’t Back into Your Schedule 00:02:53
    24. Critical Path Method Part1 00:00:59
    25. Critical Path Method Part2 00:02:44
    26. Critical Path Method Part3 00:10:45
    27. Critical Path Method Part4 00:02:00
    28. To Decrease Your Schedule 00:01:53
    29. Brooke's Law 00:02:39
  10. Section 09 - Project Performance
    1. Section 09 Introduction 00:00:32
    2. Project Performance 00:01:19
    3. What Causes Project Delays? Part1 00:10:09
    4. What Causes Project Delays? Part2 00:09:27
    5. Multi-Tasking 00:01:35
    6. Multi-Tasking Part2 00:02:05
    7. What Behavior Do You Want? 00:02:15
    8. The Keys to Success 00:02:28
    9. Measuring Success 00:03:25
    10. Project Performance Chart 00:01:00
    11. The Triangle 00:05:25
    12. Introduction to Earned Value Part1 00:00:40
    13. Introduction to Earned Value Part2 00:01:04
    14. Earned Value Requirements 00:02:28
    15. Earned Value Requirements Part2 00:01:35
    16. Earned Value - Key Terms 00:02:18
    17. Project Performance Key Values 00:03:03
    18. Cost Analysis 00:00:47
    19. Schedule Analysis 00:02:02
    20. Forecasting - ETC 00:05:30
    21. Forecasting - EAC 00:01:18
    22. Forecasting - TCPI 00:02:18
    23. Earned Value Graphs 1 00:01:34
    24. Earned Value Graphs 2 00:02:36
    25. Earned Value Radar 00:01:05
    26. Spark Lines and Bullet Graphs 00:01:59
    27. Earned Value Chart 00:00:40
    28. The Results 00:00:47
    29. Conclusions 00:00:46
  11. Section 10 - Change Management
    1. Change Management 00:00:27
    2. Keys to Managing Change 00:02:18
    3. Scope Change Management 00:04:36
    4. Change Request Form 00:05:13
    5. Action Items or Issues 00:03:31
    6. Course Closure 00:00:31