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    Project Management Skills for Non-Project Managers

    From managers to staff members, the need to assume leadership responsibilities for projects is always needed, regardless of your job title. This course will teach you how to make a meaningful contribution by leading others through the stages of planning, executing, and completing a project.

    Program Name

    Project Management Skills for Non-Project Managers

    Program Code

    CA-PMS-NPM

    Website Short Description

    From managers to staff members, the need to assume leadership responsibilities for projects is always needed, regardless of your job title. This course will teach you how to make a meaningful contribution by leading others through the stages of planning, executing, and completing a project.

    Duration

    6 months

    Hours

    4

    Language

    English

    Outline

    Lesson 1 - Planning the Project
    Planning the Project
    Define the Project Requirements
    Key Area Analysis: Things to Consider
    Questions to ask yourself?
    Definition
    Criteria for Judging a Project
    Stages of the Project
    Defining the Project Requirements - Real Life Example
    Defining the Project Requirements - Assessment Activity
    How to Define the Project Requirements - Guidelines
    Create Your Project Plan
    Schedule
    Benchmarks
    Benchmarks Real Life Example
    Team Development
    Pushback
    Project Plan
    Sample Microsoft Project Plan
    Sample Project Plan
    Milestones
    How to Create Your Project Plan - Guidelines
    Lesson 1 Reflective Questions
    Lesson 1 Review
    Lesson 2 - Implementing the Project Plan
    Implementing the Project Plan
    Execute the Project Plan
    Kick-Off Meeting
    Kick-Off Meeting - Real Life Example
    Delegation
    The Limitations of the Project-Management Role
    How to Execute the Project Plan - Guidelines
    Executing the Project Plan - Assessment Activity
    Monitor the Progress of the Project
    Time-Management Tools
    Checkpoints
    Performance Gaps
    Common Performance Problems
    Common Performance Problems - Real Life Example
    How to Monitor the Progress of the Project - Guidelines
    Monitoring the Progress of the Project - Assessment Activity
    Negotiate for Success
    Red Flags
    Troubleshooting
    Escalation
    Troubleshooting Strategies
    Negotiation Strategies
    How to Negotiate for Success - Real Life Example
    How to Negotiate for Success - Guidelines
    Evaluate the Process
    Close-Out Meeting
    How to Evaluate the Process - Guidelines
    Evaluating the Process - Assessment Activity
    Lesson 2 Reflective Questions
    Lesson 2 Review
    Course Closure

    Audience

    This course is intended for a wide range of managers and staff members who need to successfully manage small- to medium-sized projects.

    Instructor Description

    This class supported by an Educational Mentor. Educational mentors have worked or are working in the subject they mentor. Educational Mentors review student work, student progress, and interact with students as needed. They respond to any questions or concerns you might have, as well as encouraging and motivating you to succeed.

    Required Materials

    This course does not require any additional purchases of supplementary materials.

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