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What you will learn

  • Identify project stakeholders

  • Define the role and responsibilities of the project manager

  • Summarize the key elements of a project plan

  • Anticipate common sources of conflict within a project environment

Skills you will gain

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Learner Career Outcomes

38%

started a new career after completing these courses

34%

got a tangible career benefit from this course

11%

got a pay increase or promotion
Shareable Certificate
Earn a Certificate upon completion
100% online
Start instantly and learn at your own schedule.
Flexible deadlines
Reset deadlines in accordance to your schedule.
Approx. 7 hours to complete
English
Subtitles: Croatian, Arabic, Catalan, Vietnamese, Thai, English, Spanish...

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Syllabus - What you will learn from this course

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Week
1

Week 1

20 minutes to complete

Get Started!

20 minutes to complete
2 readings
2 readings
Course Overview10m
Course Survey10m
Week
2

Week 2

1 hour to complete

What is a Project?

1 hour to complete
3 videos (Total 25 min), 3 readings, 1 quiz
3 videos
2.3 Case Study2m
Bonus Video: Deciphering the PMBOK® Guide12m
3 readings
2.2 Lesson10m
2.4 Optional Readings10m
2.5 Exercise10m
1 practice exercise
Module 2 Quiz20m
Week
3

Week 3

1 hour to complete

Get to Know your Stakeholders

1 hour to complete
3 videos (Total 22 min), 4 readings, 1 quiz
3 videos
3.3 Case Study2m
Bonus Video: A Stakeholder Story10m
4 readings
Congratulations!10m
3.2 Lesson10m
3.4 Optional Readings10m
3.5 Exercise10m
1 practice exercise
Module 3 Quiz20m
Week
4

Week 4

1 hour to complete

Scope Matters

1 hour to complete
3 videos (Total 24 min), 3 readings, 1 quiz
3 videos
4.3 Case Study1m
Bonus Video: WBS - We Build Strength8m
3 readings
4.2 Lesson10m
4.4 Optional Readings10m
4.5 Exercise10m
1 practice exercise
Module 4 Quiz20m

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