Master the Art of Initiating and Planning Projects


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About this Course

Successful projects require careful upfront planning. In this course, Master the Art of Initiating and Planning Projects you’ll learn the key roles and responsibilities of the project manager and project team. You’ll also learn to answer some key questions upfront to help you meet project objectives: What will this project accomplish? Why is this project important? Who benefits from this project? How will we plan for successful outcomes?

Upon completing this course, you will be able to:

  • Identify the key characteristics of a project
  • Identify primary project constraints in Master the Art of Initiating and Planning Projects
  • Define the role and responsibilities of the project manager
  • Identify Project Organizational Structures
  • Understand the definition of a Project Stakeholder in Master the Art of Initiating and Planning Projects
  • Define responsibility for managing stakeholder and controlling stakeholder engagement
  • Define the purpose of using a project charter
  • Summarize the key elements of a project plan in Master the Art of Initiating and Planning Projects
  • Identify common sources of conflict within a project environment
  • Describe the difference between authority and influence

What You Will Learn

  • Identify project stakeholders
  • Define the role and responsibilities of the project manager
  • Summarize the key elements of a project plan in Master the Art of Initiating and Planning Projects
  • Anticipate common sources of conflict within a project environment

Skills You Will Gain

  • Project Management
  • Project
  • Planning
  • Project Planning

Syllabus

WEEK 1
20 minutes to complete

Get Started!
Get started in this module by reviewing the course overview and participating in the course survey.

2 readings

WEEK 2
1 hour to complete

What is a Project?
In this module, we will identify the key characteristics of a project, identify primary project constraints, define the role and responsibilities of the project manager, and identify Project Organizational Structures.

3 videos (Total 25 min), 3 readings, 1 quiz

WEEK 3
2 hours to complete

Get to Know your Stakeholders
In this module, we will understand the definition of a project stakeholder, identify who they are, identify their information needs, and define responsibility for managing stakeholders and controlling their engagement.

3 videos (Total 22 min), 4 readings, 1 quiz

WEEK 4
1 hour to complete

Scope Matters
In this module, we will define the purpose of using a project charter, summarize the key elements of a project plan, and discuss the scope statement and the Work Breakdown Structure (WBS).

3 videos (Total 24 min), 3 readings, 1 quiz

WEEK 5
1 hour to complete

Authority vs. Influence
In this module, we will describe the difference between authority and influence and identify common sources of conflict within a project environment.

3 videos (Total 16 min), 4 readings, 1 quiz

WEEK 6
1 hour to complete

Wrap Up
Wrap up this course by meeting our industry expert panelists, taking the final exam, and participating in our post course survey.

1 video (Total 13 min), 2 readings, 1 quiz

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