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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 Management00:14
      • 1.2 Objectives00:36
      • 1.3 Project00:25
      • 1.4 Project Management00:28
      • 1.5 Program Management00:31
      • 1.6 Portfolio Management00:34
      • 1.7 Relationship between Portfolios Programs, and Projects01:07
      • 1.8 Project Management Office01:10
      • 1.9 Managing the Triple Constraints01:20
      • 1.10 Organization Structure02:54
      • 1.11 Functional Organization01:50
      • 1.12 Projectized Organization01:13
      • 1.13 Matrix Organization01:44
      • 1.14 Project Lifecycle vs Product Lifecycle01:18
      • 1.15 Project Management Process Map00:38
      • 1.16 Project Management Process Groups
      • 1.17 quiz
      • 1.18 Summary00:52
      • 1.19 Thank You00:09
    • Lesson 02 - Project Management Techniques - Overview 39:01
      • 2.1 Project Management Techniques Overview00:15
      • 2.2 Objectives00:26
      • 2.3 Project Selection Techniques02:12
      • 2.4 Project Selection Techniques(contd.)00:24
      • 2.5 Project Selection Techniques(contd.)00:34
      • 2.6 Work Breakdown Structure01:23
      • 2.7 Work Breakdown Structure Example01:15
      • 2.8 Gantt Chart00:56
      • 2.9 Gantt Chart Relationships
      • 2.10 Network Diagram01:18
      • 2.11 Network Diagram Example 00:34
      • 2.12 Critical Path Method01:28
      • 2.13 Program Evaluation and Review Technique01:08
      • 2.14 PERT Example01:21
      • 2.15 Earned Value Management01:27
      • 2.16 Quality Planning vs. Quality Assurance vs. Quality Control02:08
      • 2.17 Quality Management Concepts01:27
      • 2.18 Responsibility Assignment Matrix and RACI02:51
      • 2.19 Risk Categorization01:26
      • 2.20 Perform Qualitative Risk Analysis02:43
      • 2.21 Perform Quantitative Risk Analysis02:29
      • 2.22 Plan Risk Responses03:35
      • 2.23 Types of Contract04:52
      • 2.24 Stakeholder Engagement Assessment Matrix00:52
      • 2.25 Stakeholder Engagement Assessment Matrix Example00:28
      • 2.26 quiz
      • 2.27 Summary01:20
      • 2.28 Thank you00:09
    • Lesson 03 - Introduction to Agile and Scrum 09:28
      • 3.1 03 Introduction to Agile and Scrum00:15
      • 3.2 Objectives00:22
      • 3.3 Agile Manifesto02:18
      • 3.4 Agile Project Management00:58
      • 3.5 Agile Project Management Life cycle01:14
      • 3.6 APM Framework
      • 3.7 What is Scrum01:01
      • 3.8 Scrum History00:42
      • 3.9 Overview of Terminologies used in SCRUM00:56
      • 3.10 Overview of SCRUM Roles
      • 3.11 Best Practices of SCRUM00:47
      • 3.12 quiz
      • 3.13 Summary00:45
      • 3.14 Thank You00:10
    • Lesson 04 - Other Agile Methodologies 09:35
      • 4.1 Other Agile Methodologies00:16
      • 4.2 Objectives00:24
      • 4.3 Overview of Agile methodologies00:47
      • 4.4 Overview of Crystal01:26
      • 4.5 Introduction to Extreme Programming00:57
      • 4.6 Introduction to Dynamic Systems Development Method02:18
      • 4.7 Overview of Feature Driven Development01:10
      • 4.8 Agile Unified Process00:51
      • 4.9 Quiz
      • 4.10 Summary01:14
      • 4.11 Thank You00:12
    • Lesson 05 - Managing Projects Using MS Project 2013 30:32
      • 5.1 Introduction to Project Management00:18
      • 5.2 Objectives00:23
      • 5.3 Microsoft Project 201300:29
      • 5.4 Basic Information for a New Project00:55
      • 5.5 Microsoft Project 2013 Interface00:42
      • 5.6 Create Project from a Blank Project Template00:22
      • 5.7 Components of a Blank Project Template00:41
      • 5.8 Create Project from an Existing Template00:28
      • 5.9 Create Project from an Existing Project00:30
      • 5.10 Create Project from Microsoft Excel Workbook00:16
      • 5.11 Create Project from Microsoft SharePoint Task List00:39
      • 5.12 Types of Base Calendar00:43
      • 5.13 Create New Base Calendar00:52
      • 5.14 Set Baseline00:30
      • 5.15 Create a Template from a Completed Project00:43
      • 5.16 Create Task Dependencies with Links01:01
      • 5.17 Create Project Milestones00:55
      • 5.18 Timeline View00:29
      • 5.19 Project Summary00:24
      • 5.20 Resources00:26
      • 5.21 Responsibility Matrix00:35
      • 5.22 Types of Resources01:56
      • 5.23 Add Resources00:38
      • 5.24 Add Resources (contd.)00:55
      • 5.25 Work Resources00:29
      • 5.26 Material Resources00:23
      • 5.27 Cost Resources00:23
      • 5.28 Generic Resources00:59
      • 5.29 Adding Date Constraints03:06
      • 5.30 Setting Deadlines01:13
      • 5.31 Adding Project Percentage00:54
      • 5.32 Identifying Critical Path Using MS Project01:06
      • 5.33 Reports and Dashboards01:58
      • 5.34 Master Projects and Subprojects01:15
      • 5.35 Inter Project Dependencies00:41
      • 5.36 Resolve Resource Conflicts between Shared Projects01:13
      • 5.37 quiz
      • 5.38 Summary00:56
      • 5.39 Thank You00:06
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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 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.

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