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Approx. 8 hours to complete

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Subtitles: Arabic, Portuguese (Brazilian), Vietnamese, Korean, English

What you will learn

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    Communicate proficiently to report project status

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    Develop and strengthen high performance teams

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    Monitor project activities and assess progress

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    Understand the stages of the project cycle

Skills you will gain

Project ManagementCommunicationLeadershipTeam Management

Course 1 of 10 in the

100% online

Start instantly and learn at your own schedule.

Flexible deadlines

Reset deadlines in accordance to your schedule.

Approx. 8 hours to complete

Suggested: 4-8 hours of videos, readings, and quizzes...

English

Subtitles: Arabic, Portuguese (Brazilian), Vietnamese, Korean, English

Syllabus - What you will learn from this course

Week
1
2 hours to complete

Foundational Project Management Elements

5 videos (Total 32 min), 5 readings, 1 quiz
5 videos
1.1 What is a Project?7m
1.2 Scope 9m
1.3 Planning and Scheduling7m
1.4 Stakeholder Analysis5m
5 readings
About this Course10m
Please Take this Survey10m
Project Management (General Links) 10m
Module 1 Lecture Slides10m
Stakeholder Management10m
1 practice exercise
Foundational Project Management Elements14m
Week
2
1 hour to complete

The WBS

3 videos (Total 24 min), 2 readings, 1 quiz
3 videos
2.2 Planning and the WBS, Part 14m
2.3 Planning and the WBS, Part 28m
2 readings
Module 2 Lecture Slides10m
WBS10m
1 practice exercise
The WBS 12m
Week
3
1 hour to complete

Planning and Scheduling

2 videos (Total 24 min), 1 reading, 1 quiz
2 videos
3.2 Constructing a Schedule11m
1 reading
Module 3 Lecture Slides10m
1 practice exercise
Planning and Scheduling14m
Week
4
4 hours to complete

Project Leadership, Teamwork, and Dealing with Difficult People

11 videos (Total 123 min), 8 readings, 1 quiz
11 videos
4.2 Assembling the Team6m
4.3 Leading and Managing the Team10m
4.4 Monitoring and Controlling8m
4.5 Closing a Project4m
4.6 Project Teamwork Part 114m
4.7 Project Teamwork Part 216m
4.8 Project Teamwork Part 312m
4.9 Working with Difficult People Part 114m
4.10 Working with Difficult People Part 214m
4.11 Working with Difficult People Part 312m
8 readings
Project Leadership Slides10m
What Happens When You Add More People to a Project?10m
When Communication Goes South (a Humorous Take)10m
The Skill of Persuasion10m
Project Teamwork Slides10m
Working with Difficult People Slides10m
Course Wrap-Up10m
End of Course Survey10m
1 practice exercise
Module 444m
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Top reviews from Project Management: The Basics for Success

By CWNov 20th 2016

Super overview of project management from start to finish and how to deliver successful project on time, on budget, and with desired quality along with ways to deal with technical and member issues a

By RRJan 17th 2016

I enjoyed the overview of project management and the detailed explanations that were immediately helpful in my work. Lots of great information! Many things for me to think about over a long time

Instructor

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Rob Stone, PMP, M.Ed.

Instructor, University of California, Irvine Extension

About University of California, Irvine

Since 1965, the University of California, Irvine has combined the strengths of a major research university with the bounty of an incomparable Southern California location. UCI’s unyielding commitment to rigorous academics, cutting-edge research, and leadership and character development makes the campus a driving force for innovation and discovery that serves our local, national and global communities in many ways....

About the Career Success Specialization

This series of courses will help you build, develop and hone the essential skills needed to improve your employability and advancement in today’s dynamic workforce. The courses in this Specialization may be taken in any order. Each course can also be taken independently. The Specialization concludes with a Capstone project that will give you the opportunity to integrate and apply the skills you have gained throughout the courses to your individual and organizational needs....
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