BPM 102 - Module 2 - Understanding Project Management

The goal of this module is to provide project management methods, skills, tools, and techniques that will assist you on your journey of learning how to successfully plan and manage projects while providing value to your organization. Module 2 of 3.
BPM 102 - Module 2 - Understanding Project Management

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Kelsy

The course was beyond beneficial

Kelsy

Thanks you so much Wayne. The course was beyond beneficial and was laid out in a very practical way. Thanks again.
Patti

Wow?

Patti

Wow thank you! I have learnt so much. I am blessed. Have an awesome day!
Goldie

Feel well prepared

Goldie

I have learned a lot and feel well prepared to do a good job as a project manager. I look forward to our paths crossing again sometime in the future. Have a wonderful adventure no matter where you go :)
Jessey

Your course was so informative

Jessey

Your course was so informative, and the hands on experience is what topped it off as a must-take course! I've been telling my coworkers about it! I'm sure that I'll be in touch again as I look at all the documents and begin planning my next project! Thanks Wayne,
Kim

Working hard because I want to learn

Kim

This program is a very big time commitment and I am working hard because I want to learn. To me, my grades reflect the effort I put in and confirm that the investment my company made (by paying the fees) was worthwhile. Thanks Cheers,

Course curriculum

  • 1
    Welcome
  • 2
    Week 1 - Introduction to Project Management
    • Project Management - Invest in your future FREE PREVIEW
    • Download - Invest in your future document
    • Download PMI's - Project management skills gap report 2020 (700,000 jobs needed)
    • Overview - Project Management Structure
    • Presentation: Terminology and Key Elements of Project Management
    • Presentation: Key Elements - Scope (things to do)
    • Presentation: Key Elements - Project Statement
    • Project Statement as a Commercial
    • Presentation: Key Elements - Project Priorities
    • Presentation: Key Elements - Business Case
    • Presentation: Key Elements - Stakeholders
    • Video: How to Identify Stakeholders
    • This is the end of Week 1 - Take a Quiz to test your understanding
    • Student Discussion Assignment Week 1 - Introduction to Project Management Structure
    • Assignment: Create Action Plan - Week 1 - Introduction to Project Management
  • 3
    Week 2 and 3 - The 10 Steps to Successful Projects
    • Step 1 - Initiate the Project
    • Watch and Read: Prior to Initiating a Project
    • Reading Assignment: Project Business Case Template
    • Presentation: Initiate the Project - Part 1
    • 7 Steps to create Product Requirements
    • Assignment: Create Product Requirements Statement Using the S.M.A.R.T. method
    • Presentation: Initiate the Project - Part 2
    • Reading Assignment: Guideline for creating a Project Charter
    • This is the end of Step 1 - Take a Quiz to test your understanding
    • Discussion Assignment Step 1 - Initiate the Project
    • Assignment: Create Action Plan - Step 1 - Initiate the Project
  • 4
    Step 2 - Identify the Work
    • Step 2 - Identify the Works
    • Presentation: Identify the Work
    • Reading Assignment: The Sponsor Kick Off Meeting
    • Reading Assignment: The Team Kick Off Meeting
    • How to Create a WBS (Project Planning) using Sticky Notes
    • This is the end of Step 2 - Take a Quiz to test your understanding
    • Discussion Assignment Step 2 - Identify the Work
    • Assignment: Create Action Plan - Step 2 - Identify the Work
  • 5
    Step 3 - Estimate the Work
    • Step 3 - Estimate the Work
    • Presentation: Estimating the Work (Time and Cost)
    • Audio of a more in-depth explanation of Three-point Estimation
    • One view of how to estimate time and cost
    • This is the end of Step 3 - Take a Quiz to test your understanding
    • Student Discussion Assignment Step 3 - Estimate the Work
    • Assignment: Create Action Plan - Step 3 - Estimate the Work
  • 6
    Step 4 - Schedule the Work
    • Step 4 - Schedule the Work
    • Presentation: Schedule the work - Part 1
    • Assignment: Arrange in Sequence - (Easy)
    • Explanation of Assignment - Arrange in Sequence - Easy
    • Assignment: Arrange in Sequence - (Harder)
    • Explaination of Assignment - Arrange in Sequence - Harder
    • Network Diagram - Explained
    • Presentation: Schedule the work - Part 2
    • Assignment: Create a Critical Path document
    • This is the end of Step 4 - Take a Quiz to test your understanding
    • Discussion Assignment Step 4 - Schedule the Work
    • Assignment: Create Action Plan - Step 4 - Schedule the Work
  • 7
    Step 5 - Determine the cost - create a Budget
    • Step 5 - Determine the Cost - create a Budget
    • Presentation: Determine the cost
    • Writing Assignment: Creative
    • This is the end of Step 5 - Take a Quiz to test your understanding
    • Discussion Assignment Step 5 - Determine the Cost
    • Assignment: Create Action Plan - Step 5 - Determine the cost
  • 8
    Step 6 - Complete the Plan
    • Step 6 - Complete the Plan
    • Presentation: Complete the Plan
    • Risk Management steps
    • Reading Assignment: Risk template explanation
    • Introduction to Procurement
    • This is the end of Step 6 -Take a Quiz to test your understanding
    • Discussion Assignment: Step 6 - Complete the Plan
    • Assignment: Create Action Plan - Step 6 - Complete the Plan
  • 9
    Step 7 - Do it - Execute the Plan
    • Step 7 - Execute the Plan (Do it)
    • Presentation: Execute the Plan (Do it) - Part 1
    • How to successfully Execute a plan
    • Presentation: Execute the Plan (Do it) - Part 2
    • How to run a Project Team Meeting
    • Writing Assignment: Ideas that contribute to excellent Meetings
    • Presentation: Execute the Plan (Do it) - Part 3
    • This is the end of Step 7 -Take a Quiz to test your understanding
    • Discussion Assignment: Step 7 - Execute the Plan (Do it)
    • Assignment: Create Action Plan - Step 7 - Execute the Plan (Do it)
  • 10
    Step 8 - Conclude the Project
    • Step 8 - Conclude the Project
    • Presentation: Conclude the Project
    • Closing out a Project
    • This is the end of Step 8 - Take a Quiz to test your understanding
    • Discussion Assignment: Step 8 - Conclude the Project
    • Assignment: Create Action Plan - Step 8 - Conclude the Project
  • 11
    Step 9 - Enjoy and Learn from Success
    • Step 9 - Enjoy and Learn from Success
    • Presentation: Enjoy and learn from your success
    • How to capture Lessons Learned
    • Discussion Assignment Step 9 - Enjoy and learn from Success
    • Assignment: Create Action Plan - Step 9 - Enjoy and learn from Success
  • 12
    Step 10 - Resources - Build your Library
    • Step 10 - Resources
    • Project Management - Templates
    • Link to Project Management Tools
    • Explore the Project Management Institute (PMI)
    • Assignment: Create Action Plan - Step 10 - Resources - Build your Library
  • 13
    Final Exam - For BPM 102 - Module 2 - Understanding Project Managment
    • This is the end of the course - Take the Final Exam
  • 14
    What is Next?
    • This is the end of this module - here is what is next