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

      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 Advisor

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.

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.

Reviews

Caroline Peterson
Caroline Peterson

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

Kennedy Cooper
Kennedy Cooper

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

Mackenzie Morgan
Mackenzie Morgan

A great course for professionals stepping into the project management world

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