PM 101 - Introduction to Project Management - For Success

The goal of this course is to provide project management methods, skills, tools, and techniques so you can successfully plan and manage projects that provide value to your organization.
PM 101 - Introduction to Project Management - For Success

Testimonials

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
    • Welcome and Introduction to Course Instructor
    • 002 - Course Overview FREE PREVIEW
    • What and Why - Project Management?
    • Quizzes - Testing your understanding
    • Take a Quiz
    • Introduce Yourself (this information is confidential)
  • 2
    Module 1 - Introduction to Project Management
  • 3
    Module 2 - Project Management Structure
    • Module 2 - Overview
    • Presentation: Terminology and Key Elements of Project Management
    • Presentation: Key Elements - Scope (things to do)
    • Assignment: Read the Case Study
    • Presentation: Key Elements - Project Statement
    • Assignment: Create Project Statement
    • Presentation: Key Elements - Project Priorities
    • Assignment: Create Project Priorities document
    • Presentation: Key Elements - Business Case
    • Video: 12 steps to develop a business case
    • Assignment: Create the Business Case document
    • Presentation: Key Elements - Stakeholders
    • Video: How to Identify Stakeholders
    • Assignment: Create Stakeholders Plan
    • This is the end of Module 2 - Take a Quiz to test your understanding
    • Assignment: Create Action Plan
    • Student Discussion forum for Module 2 - Project Management Structure
  • 4
    Module 3 - Initiate the Project
    • Module 3 - Overview
    • Presentation: Initiate the Project - Part 1
    • Video: 7 Steps to create Product Requirements
    • Assignment: Create Product Requirements document
    • Presentation: Initiate the Project - Part 2
    • Assignment: Read the guideline for creating a Project Charter
    • Assignment: Create a Project Charter
    • This is the end of Module 3 - Take a Quiz to test your understanding
    • Assignment: Create Action Plan
    • Student Discussion forum for Module 3 - Initiate the Project
  • 5
    Module 4 - Identify the Work
    • Module 4 - Overview
    • Presentation: Identify the Work
    • Video: How to Create a WBS (Project Planning) using Sticky Notes
    • Assignment: Create a WBS
    • This is the end of Module 4 - Take a Quiz to test your understanding
    • Assignment: Create Action Plan
    • Student Discussion forum for Module 4 - Identify the Work
  • 6
    Module 5 - Estimate the Work
    • Module 5 - Overview
    • Presentation: Estimating the Work (Time and Cost)
    • Video: A more in-depth explanation of Three-point Estimation
    • Video: One view of how to estimate time and cost
    • This is the end of Module 5 - Take a Quiz to test your understanding
    • Assignment: Create Action Plan
    • Student Discussion forum for Module 5 - Estimate the Work
  • 7
    Module 6 - Schedule the Work
    • Module 6 - Overview
    • Presentation: Schedule the work - Part 1
    • Assignment: Arrange in Sequence - (Easy)
    • Assignment: Arrange in Sequence - (Harder)
    • Video: Network Diagram
    • Presentation: Schedule the work - Part 2
    • Assignment: Create a Critical Path document
    • This is the end of Module 6 - Take a Quiz to test your understanding
    • Assignment: Create Action Plan
    • Student Discussion forum for Module 6 - Schedule the Work
  • 8
    Module 7 - Determine the cost - create a Budget
    • Module 7 - Overview
    • Presentation: Determine the cost
    • Assignment: Create a Top Down Cost plan
    • This is the end of Module 7 - Take a Quiz to test your understanding
    • Assignment: Create Action Plan
    • Student Discussion forum for Module 7 - Determine the cost - create a Budget
  • 9
    Module 8 - Complete the Plan
    • Module 8 - Overview
    • Presentation: Complete the Plan
    • Video: Risk Management steps
    • Assignment: Read explanation about creating a Risk Document
    • Assignment: Determine Risk
    • Video: Introduction to Procurement
    • This is the end of Module 8 -Take a Quiz to test your understanding
    • Assignment: Create Action Plan
    • Student Discussion forum for Module 8 - Complete the Plan
  • 10
    Module 9 - Do it - Execute the Plan
    • Module 9 - Overview
    • Presentation: Execute the Plan (Do it) - Part 1
    • Video: How to successfully Execute a plan
    • Presentation: Execute the Plan (Do it) - Part 2
    • Video: How to run a Project Team Meeting
    • Assignment: Ideas that contribute to excellent Meetings
    • Presentation: Execute the Plan (Do it) - Part 3
    • This is the end of Module 9 -Take a Quiz to test your understanding
    • Assignment: Create Action Plan
    • Student Discussion forum for Module 9 - Do it - Execute the Plan
  • 11
    Module 10 - Conclude the Project
    • Module 10 - Overview
    • Presentation: Conclude the Project
    • Video: Closing out a Project
    • This is the end of Module 10 - Take a Quiz to test your understanding
    • Assignment: Create Action Plan
    • Student Discussion forum for Module 10 - Conclude the Project
  • 12
    Module 11 - Enjoy and Learn from Success
    • Module 11 - Overview
    • Presentation: Enjoy and learn from your success
    • Video: How to capture Lessons Learned
    • Assignment: Create Action Plan
    • Student Discussion forum for Module 11 - Enjoy and Learn from Success
  • 13
    Model 12 - Resources
    • Overview
    • Project Management - Templates
    • Project Management Tools
    • Project Management Institute (PMI)
  • 14
    Final Exam - All Modules
    • This is the end of the course - Take the Final Quiz - All Modules (25 questions)
  • 15
    What is Next?
    • This is the end of the course - here is what is next
    • Thanks for taking the Course - Please take a minute or two to provide feedback (to make it better)