Project Management Skills you will learn

  • Project Management
  • Program Management
  • Risk Management
  • Stakeholder Management
  • Agile Project Management

Who should learn Project Management Fundamentals

  • Project Managers
  • Team Leads
  • Project ExecutivesEngineers
  • Software Developers

What you will learn in Project Management Fundamentals

  • Introduction to Project Management

    • Lesson 01 - Introduction to Project Management

      17:03
      • 1.1 Introduction to Project Management
        00:14
      • 1.2 Objectives
        00:36
      • 1.3 Project
        00:25
      • 1.4 Project Management
        00:28
      • 1.5 Program Management
        00:31
      • 1.6 Portfolio Management
        00:34
      • 1.7 Relationship between Portfolios Programs, and Projects
        01:07
      • 1.8 Project Management Office
        01:10
      • 1.9 Managing the Triple Constraints
        01:20
      • 1.10 Organization Structure
        02:54
      • 1.11 Functional Organization
        01:50
      • 1.12 Projectized Organization
        01:13
      • 1.13 Matrix Organization
        01:44
      • 1.14 Project Lifecycle vs Product Lifecycle
        01:18
      • 1.15 Project Management Process Map
        00:38
      • 1.16 Project Management Process Groups
      • 1.17 quiz
      • 1.18 Summary
        00:52
      • 1.19 Thank You
        00:09
    • Lesson 02 - Project Management Techniques - Overview

      37:32
      • 2.1 Project Management Techniques Overview
        00:15
      • 2.2 Objectives
        00:26
      • 2.3 Project Selection Techniques
        02:12
      • 2.4 Project Selection Techniques(contd.)
        00:24
      • 2.5 Project Selection Techniques(contd.)
        00:34
      • 2.6 Work Breakdown Structure
        01:23
      • 2.7 Work Breakdown Structure Example
        01:15
      • 2.8 Gantt Chart
        00:56
      • 2.9 Gantt Chart Relationships
      • 2.10 Network Diagram
        01:18
      • 2.11 Network Diagram Example
        00:34
      • 2.12 Critical Path Method
        01:28
      • 2.13 Program Evaluation and Review Technique
        01:08
      • 2.14 PERT Example
        01:21
      • 2.15 Earned Value Management
        01:27
      • 2.16 Quality Planning vs. Quality Assurance vs. Quality Control
        02:08
      • 2.17 Quality Management Concepts
        01:27
      • 2.18 Responsibility Assignment Matrix and RACI
        01:22
      • 2.19 Risk Categorization
        01:26
      • 2.20 Perform Qualitative Risk Analysis
        02:43
      • 2.21 Perform Quantitative Risk Analysis
        02:29
      • 2.22 Plan Risk Responses
        03:35
      • 2.23 Types of Contract
        04:52
      • 2.24 Stakeholder Engagement Assessment Matrix
        00:52
      • 2.25 Stakeholder Engagement Assessment Matrix Example
        00:28
      • 2.26 quiz
      • 2.27 Summary
        01:20
      • 2.28 Thank you
        00:09
    • Lesson 03 - Introduction to Agile and Scrum

      09:28
      • 3.1 03 Introduction to Agile and Scrum
        00:15
      • 3.2 Objectives
        00:22
      • 3.3 Agile Manifesto
        02:18
      • 3.4 Agile Project Management
        00:58
      • 3.5 Agile Project Management Life cycle
        01:14
      • 3.6 APM Framework
      • 3.7 What is Scrum
        01:01
      • 3.8 Scrum History
        00:42
      • 3.9 Overview of Terminologies used in SCRUM
        00:56
      • 3.10 Overview of SCRUM Roles
      • 3.11 Best Practices of SCRUM
        00:47
      • 3.12 quiz
      • 3.13 Summary
        00:45
      • 3.14 Thank You
        00:10
    • Lesson 04 - Other Agile Methodologies

      09:35
      • 4.1 Other Agile Methodologies
        00:16
      • 4.2 Objectives
        00:24
      • 4.3 Overview of Agile methodologies
        00:47
      • 4.4 Overview of Crystal
        01:26
      • 4.5 Introduction to Extreme Programming
        00:57
      • 4.6 Introduction to Dynamic Systems Development Method
        02:18
      • 4.7 Overview of Feature Driven Development
        01:10
      • 4.8 Agile Unified Process
        00:51
      • 4.9 Quiz
      • 4.10 Summary
        01:14
      • 4.11 Thank You
        00:12
    • Lesson 05 - Managing Projects Using MS Project 2013

      30:32
      • 5.1 Introduction to Project Management
        00:18
      • 5.2 Objectives
        00:23
      • 5.3 Microsoft Project 2013
        00:29
      • 5.4 Basic Information for a New Project
        00:55
      • 5.5 Microsoft Project 2013 Interface
        00:42
      • 5.6 Create Project from a Blank Project Template
        00:22
      • 5.7 Components of a Blank Project Template
        00:41
      • 5.8 Create Project from an Existing Template
        00:28
      • 5.9 Create Project from an Existing Project
        00:30
      • 5.10 Create Project from Microsoft Excel Workbook
        00:16
      • 5.11 Create Project from Microsoft SharePoint Task List
        00:39
      • 5.12 Types of Base Calendar
        00:43
      • 5.13 Create New Base Calendar
        00:52
      • 5.14 Set Baseline
        00:30
      • 5.15 Create a Template from a Completed Project
        00:43
      • 5.16 Create Task Dependencies with Links
        01:01
      • 5.17 Create Project Milestones
        00:55
      • 5.18 Timeline View
        00:29
      • 5.19 Project Summary
        00:24
      • 5.20 Resources
        00:26
      • 5.21 Responsibility Matrix
        00:35
      • 5.22 Types of Resources
        01:56
      • 5.23 Add Resources
        00:38
      • 5.24 Add Resources (contd.)
        00:55
      • 5.25 Work Resources
        00:29
      • 5.26 Material Resources
        00:23
      • 5.27 Cost Resources
        00:23
      • 5.28 Generic Resources
        00:59
      • 5.29 Adding Date Constraints
        03:06
      • 5.30 Setting Deadlines
        01:13
      • 5.31 Adding Project Percentage
        00:54
      • 5.32 Identifying Critical Path Using MS Project
        01:06
      • 5.33 Reports and Dashboards
        01:58
      • 5.34 Master Projects and Subprojects
        01:15
      • 5.35 Inter Project Dependencies
        00:41
      • 5.36 Resolve Resource Conflicts between Shared Projects
        01:13
      • 5.37 quiz
      • 5.38 Summary
        00:56
      • 5.39 Thank You
        00:06

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Course Advisors

  • Tim Jerome

    Tim Jerome

    Project Management Expert and Evangelist

    Tim Jerome is an international project management expert with over 15 years of experience at companies like Intel and Digital Network Services. A former president of the PMI Rio Grande Chapter, Tim is also a PMP instructor with over 10 years of experience in addition to his extensive project management consulting experience.

  • Jeff Allen

    Jeff Allen

    Project Management and Agile Expert, Consultant, Author

    Jeff Allen is a highly regarded project management and Agile expert with more than 15 years of experience at large companies like Compaq and HP. As an Agile Coach, he has mentored over 5000 professionals globally.

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Why you should learn Fundamentals of Project Management

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FAQs

  • What are the prerequisites to learn the project management basics program?

    There are no prerequisites to take this project management fundamentals program. Any Individual with an interest in project management can take this program.

  • How do beginners learn project management fundamentals?

    A Project manager is a senior-level role that requires professionals to have specialized skills. So, learning the project management basics from a reliable source is important. This free online program is a great way to go out about it. Simplilearn also offers various blogs, tutorials, and YouTube videos for beginners to learn the basics of project management.

  • How long does it take to learn project management?

    It requires a few years of experience to succeed in the field of project management. The 2 hours of video modules covered in this project management foundations program help you learn everything from scratch. It would then depend on the learner's pace and dedication towards the field of project management.

  • What should I learn first in the project management basics program?

    To start with, the project management basics program covers the overview of project management techniques, work breakdown structure, Gantt chart and network diagrams.

  • Is the project management basics program easy to learn?

    Learning project management needs a thorough understanding of concepts which may not be easy to comprehend for many. However, the instructor featured in this project management fundamentals program understands the different learner needs and has explained all the concepts clearly enough for even beginners to easily follow.

  • What are the basics in a project management program?

    The basic concepts covered in this project management foundations are project, program, and portfolio management, managing triple constraints, organization structure, and project management process groups.

  • What is project management used for?

    Projects are often complex in nature and require careful planning, organization, and monitoring by an expert to be finished successfully. Project management is that structured approach which ensures that all the phases of a project life cycle, right from initiation to closure are completed systematically, and successfully.

  • Can I complete this project management basics program in 90 days?

    Yes, this project management fundamentals program can be completed within 90 days.

  • What is the next learning option after completion of the Project Management Fundamentals Program?

    After completing the Project Management Fundamentals program, one can take the PMP Certification program to take their career to new heights.

  • What are the career opportunities in project management?

    Project managers are required in almost all the industrial sectors for the purpose of overseeing all phases of the project life cycle and bringing them to successful completion. Cisco, Accenture, Microsoft, Ericsson, and Amazon are the top companies that hire project managers and pay high salaries to them. By taking this project management fundamentals program, you could find even better opportunities in this field.

  • Does the free project management course include practice tests?

    No, to try practice tests, you would have to upgrade and enroll for paid courses like Project Management Expert Master’s Program or Post Graduate Program in Project Management. 

  • Will I get a certificate after completing the Introduction to Project Management Course?

    Yes, You will receive a Course Completion Certificate from SkillUp upon completing the Introduction to Project Management free program. You can unlock it by logging in to your SkillUp account. As soon as the certificate is unlocked, you will receive a mail with a link to your SkillUp learning dashboard on your registered mail address. Click the link to view and download your certificate. You can even add the certificate to your resume and share it on social media platforms.

Learner Review

  • Ferdian Julianto

    Ferdian Julianto

    3rd Year, Computer Engineering, , University of Indonesia, Jakarta, Indonesia

    The Introduction to Project Management course is great! You get to practice all the lessons learned and it gives us a clear picture of project management in real-world scenarios. As a beginner, it was really helpful for me

  • Ivee Pascual

    Ivee Pascual

    The course serves as a baseline for me to acquire my PMP certification. Thank you so much Simplilearn!

  • Muhammad Shahbaz Khan

    Muhammad Shahbaz Khan

    The course was delivered was in an exceptional manner. The modules were laid out in such a way that all the core points were covered.

  • Suprabha Burfule

    Suprabha Burfule

    The course gives you a complete idea about project management. Highly recommended!

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