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Project Management Capstone

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IBM Skills Network Team
Daniel C. Yeomans

Instructors: IBM Skills Network Team

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18 hours (approximately)
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What you'll learn

  • Demonstrate end-to-end project knowledge of Project Manager capabilities

  • Manage scope, resources, and kick off a project as a project manager

  • Plan a project using adaptive methodologies such as Scrum and Sprints

  • Create predictive method artefacts such as a work breakdown structure, network diagram, quality and communications plans, and a risk register

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Gain insight into a topic and learn the fundamentals

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Advanced level

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18 hours (approximately)
Flexible schedule
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There are 5 modules in this course

In this module, you will review and analyze a comprehensive scenario. You will also review a business case that serves as a key input to develop a project charter. Then, you will go through a Stacey diagramming analysis that supports the project scenario. You will also watch a video that revisits the project charter and stakeholder register templates and development criteria. In this module, you will also participate in a structured lab and create a project charter and stakeholder register, leveraging the given project scenario and business case. Additionally, you will be provided with a potential solution. Lastly, you will take a graded quiz to test your understanding of the key concepts and prepare for the CAPM certification test.

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4 videos3 readings2 assignments6 plugins

In this module, you will be introduced to some project planning activities, such as a work breakdown structure (WBS), network diagram, high-level budget, quality management plan, communications management plan, and risk register. This module will help you build the predictive project management plan using the project scenario, business case, Stacey diagram analysis and the project charter and stakeholder register developed in the previous module. Lastly, you will take a graded quiz to test your understanding of the key concepts and prepare for the CAPM certification test.

What's included

6 videos1 reading4 assignments4 plugins

Welcome to module three. Module three introduces the adaptive or Scrum portion of the course. You will develop user stories, a product backlog, and a sprint backlog to support your app development project introduced in module one and the supporting documents developed from module two. Then in the second lesson of the module, you will create a Kanban board using the materials developed in the first lesson of this module. You will also analyze a burndown chart example provided.

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3 videos1 reading4 assignments5 plugins

Effective status reporting, change management, and closeout are essential to a project’s success. Module four addresses predictive monitoring, controlling, and closeout activities. In this module, you will create a project status report. You will analyze a proposed change to the project and complete a change form to update the status. To close out the module and complete the project, you will complete a closeout report based on a “lessons learned” document.

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3 videos1 reading4 assignments6 plugins

Welcome to module 5. In this module, you will submit your project, which you have been working on developing in the previous four modules. You will also be required to peer-review another’s project based on the rubric provided. In the bonus content lesson, you will explore the importance of having a personal portfolio and a great resume. A personal portfolio is a great way to share who you are, showcase the work you have accomplished, and demonstrate that you have the skills to excel in a potential new role. Writing a resume can be a challenge. You need your resume to be impactful, share a compelling story, and capture the attention of the reader. In this module, you will learn some helpful tips on how to create an impactful resume and portfolio.

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2 videos3 readings1 peer review3 plugins

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IBM Skills Network Team
IBM
55 Courses749,590 learners
Daniel C. Yeomans
16 Courses29,512 learners

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