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Project Management Skills for Non-Project Managers

Video Description

The Project Management Skills for Non-Project Managers course teaches the key project management concepts to the professionals who are not project managers by job role but are required to undertake a project for their organization. The course assumes that the candidates have a closely related job to project management and fully understand a company’s products and quality requirements. The course will assist the candidates to gain project management knowledge along with the product knowledge which they already have and resultantly enable the candidates to work as successful and accomplished project managers within their organizations. The course is designed for those professionals who are not professional project managers but are required to learn the fundamentals of project management due to organizational requirements. The course helps the candidates to learn how to incorporate established project management processes into the organization, making the most of their skills and experience and allowing employers to develop management and leadership skills. PMI, Project Management Institute, Project Management Professional (PMP), PMP, Certified Associate in Project Management (CAPM), CAPM, PMI Agile Certified Practitioner (PMI-ACP), PMI-ACP, PMI Risk Management Professional (PMI-RMP), PMI-RMP, PMBOK, PgMP, PULSE OF THE PROFESSION, THE PMI TALENT TRIANGLE and The PMI REP Logo are registered marks of the Project Management Institute, Inc.

Table of Contents

  1. Course Introduction
    1. Introduction 00:00:08
    2. Course Introduction 00:01:44
    3. Instructor Introduction 00:01:33
  2. Lesson 1 - Planning the Project
    1. Planning the Project 00:01:30
    2. Define the Project Requirements 00:00:11
    3. Key Area Analysis: Things to Consider 00:05:18
    4. Questions to ask yourself? 00:05:02
    5. Definition 00:01:16
    6. Criteria for Judging a Project 00:03:23
    7. Stages of the Project 00:02:29
    8. Defining the Project Requirements - Real Life Example 00:03:23
    9. Defining the Project Requirements - Assessment Activity 00:01:59
    10. How to Define the Project Requirements - Guidelines 00:03:01
    11. Create Your Project Plan 00:01:06
    12. Schedule 00:02:23
    13. Benchmarks 00:01:50
    14. Benchmarks Real Life Example 00:03:22
    15. Team Development 00:03:04
    16. Pushback 00:03:04
    17. Project Plan 00:01:54
    18. Sample Microsoft Project Plan 00:00:53
    19. Sample Project Plan 00:01:08
    20. Milestones 00:01:49
    21. How to Create Your Project Plan - Guidelines 00:03:24
    22. Lesson 1 Reflective Questions 00:01:20
    23. Lesson 1 Review 00:12:59
  3. Lesson 2 - Implementing the Project Plan
    1. Implementing the Project Plan 00:01:02
    2. Execute the Project Plan 00:00:33
    3. Kick-Off Meeting 00:03:24
    4. Kick-Off Meeting - Real Life Example 00:01:02
    5. Delegation 00:01:49
    6. The Limitations of the Project-Management Role 00:01:33
    7. How to Execute the Project Plan - Guidelines 00:02:20
    8. Executing the Project Plan - Assessment Activity 00:01:39
    9. Monitor the Progress of the Project 00:01:12
    10. Time-Management Tools 00:02:39
    11. Checkpoints 00:03:55
    12. Performance Gaps 00:01:25
    13. Common Performance Problems 00:02:09
    14. Common Performance Problems - Real Life Example 00:02:44
    15. How to Monitor the Progress of the Project - Guidelines 00:02:15
    16. Monitoring the Progress of the Project - Assessment Activity 00:03:38
    17. Negotiate for Success 00:00:30
    18. Red Flags 00:02:12
    19. Troubleshooting 00:01:05
    20. Escalation 00:01:27
    21. Troubleshooting Strategies 00:02:23
    22. Negotiation Strategies 00:02:17
    23. How to Negotiate for Success - Real Life Example 00:02:23
    24. How to Negotiate for Success - Guidelines 00:03:26
    25. Evaluate the Process 00:00:30
    26. Close-Out Meeting 00:03:51
    27. How to Evaluate the Process - Guidelines 00:08:07
    28. Evaluating the Process - Assessment Activity 00:01:42
    29. Lesson 2 Reflective Questions 00:00:37
    30. Lesson 2 Review 00:04:33
    31. Course Closure 00:00:07