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  • 6 hours of high quality e-learning content
  • 15 end-of-chapter quizzes
  • 5 downloadable e-books
  • Course completion certificate

Course description

  • What is this course about?

    The Introduction to Project Management course covers the introductory concepts of different Project Management methodologies like PMP® certification, Agile and Scrum. Participants will also learn how to create a Project schedule using Microsoft® Project 2013.

  • Who should do this course?

    This is the best introductory course for a professional who aspires to get into project management and know the different types of project management methodologies and processes.

  • What learning benefits do you get from Simplilearn's training?

    Project Management Professional (PMP)® and Agile Certified Professional (ACP)® certifications are the most coveted credentials in project management and are offered by the reputed PMI. The Introduction to Project Management course is the first step toward these bigger credentials. Simplilearn offers online training, classroom training and live classroom training. The Introduction to Project Management course covers the introductory PMP concepts, Agile methodologies, and scheduling tools such as Microsoft® Project 2013.
    Simplilearn’s training in PMP® certification offers the following benefits:
    • Ensure participants understand the fundamentals of project management and implement standard processes and practices to be successful in their project delivery.
    • Enable organizations in providing effective project management delivery which reduces costs, project duration and increases business value using different methodologies.
    • Establish the participant's knowledge on all project management concepts, terms, and tools.

  • What are the career benefits in-store for you?

    A person who takes up this course acquires the basic knowledge of project management, different types of methodologies, management jargon, terms and definitions, and understands how to schedule a project plan using Microsoft® Project 2013 tool. This course is a complete bundle of introductory project management learning areas that a PM aspirant looks for.  Regardless of the industry you are from, this course will enable you to move toward taking on project management roles

Course preview

    • 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 39:01
      • 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 02:51
      • 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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Reviews

Well-designed course content and I found it very useful in understanding the tips and tricks of the project management domain

A great learning experience as I got a good idea of the concepts supported with easy to follow examples

A great course for professionals stepping into the project management world

Course advisor

Tim Jerome
Tim Jerome Project Management Expert and Evangelist

Tim Jerome is a 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 and project management consultant.

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