IBM
Project Management Communication, Stakeholders & Leadership
IBM

Project Management Communication, Stakeholders & Leadership

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Daniel C. Yeomans
Kasie Kyle

Instructors: Daniel C. Yeomans

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4.6

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19 hours (approximately)
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What you'll learn

  • Discuss ways to foster a healthy environment for team members and explain the effects of empowering team members.

  • Demonstrate better project communications by applying different communication skills and mediums.

  • Apply leadership skills to get positive project outcomes, build trusting teams, and establish strong stakeholder relationships.

  • Demonstrate increased stakeholder engagement by applying the knowledge and skills to acquire resources and keep stakeholders involved in the project.

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Course

Gain insight into a topic and learn the fundamentals

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(68 reviews)

Beginner level
No prior experience required
19 hours (approximately)
Flexible schedule
Learn at your own pace

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There are 6 modules in this course

Welcome to Module 1, where we will explore various methods to cultivate a positive and productive atmosphere for team members. A key aspect of a healthy environment is to “put people first.” We will examine how empowering team members can improve project outcomes. Additionally, we will dive into the importance of project objectives and how objective awareness can prevent scope creep. We will also explore the responsibility of a project manager in developing and communicating project objectives to the team and stakeholders. Finally, we will introduce the concept of servant leadership, its benefits, and tips to become a good servant leader.

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5 videos3 quizzes2 discussion prompts5 plugins

Welcome to Module 2, where we will explore the definition of numerous communications best practices and take a deep dive into the process of managing end-to-end project communications. We will look at different communication mediums and understand the concepts of the gulf of execution and the gulf of evaluation to identify communication gaps. We will touch on the failing fast concept and how the approach can help turn a failing project into a success. Finally, we will review the different roles that engage in a project and how the RACI matrix can be used to assign responsibilities.

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12 videos5 quizzes3 discussion prompts6 plugins

Welcome to Module 3, where we will introduce two common methods used to establish and effectively communicate an acceptable schedule baseline. The methods include critical chain and critical path method. We will also explain and illustrate a communications management plan. In addition, we will revisit the need to plan virtual communications effectively. We will discuss status reporting essentials and share how various communication styles can impact the quality of communications.

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9 videos3 quizzes1 discussion prompt9 plugins

Welcome to Module 4, where we will introduce some critical leadership skills, attributes, and styles. We will also cover the key differences between a manager and a leader. We will look at how to be effective as a leader in different situations. In addition, we will review the importance of knowledge sharing and understand why intuitive decision-making is an important skill for a leader.

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9 videos5 quizzes3 discussion prompts7 plugins

Welcome to Module 5, where we will explore effective resource management practices, including the resource breakdown structure (RBS) tool. You will learn the techniques to plan for and acquire resources, the challenges you may face, and strategies to overcome the challenges. You will also explore the principles and benefits of effective negotiation.

What's included

6 videos3 quizzes2 discussion prompts5 plugins

In this module, you will complete a final exam that tests your knowledge of the course’s content. The exam will include questions on topics including but not limited to effective communication, managing stakeholders, and effective leadership. You will also have the opportunity to demonstrate your skills in project management communications, stakeholder management, and leadership skills through a peer-graded final project.

What's included

1 quiz1 peer review9 plugins

Instructors

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4.3 (18 ratings)
Daniel C. Yeomans
SkillUp EdTech
16 Courses38,493 learners
Kasie Kyle
2 Courses53,644 learners

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