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This series provides a detailed examination of project management concepts and strategies. It discusses the seven components of a management system and the five phases of the project life cycle, and looks at factors that affect cost and quality. The proje

This Project Management online training series provides over 22 hours of self-paced courseware. This web-based training provides 6 months of unlimited access to all of the following lessons:

1 . Closing Out the Project
2 . Defining the Problem
3 . Determining the Strategy
4 . Developing Project Teams
5 . Developing the Work Breakdown Structure
6 . Ensuring Your Own Effectiveness
7 . Estimating and Scheduling Resources
8 . Formalizing Project Management Standards
9 . Project Management Overview
10 . Tracking Project Activities
11 . Understanding Scheduling Computations
12 . Understanding the Project Manager's Role

Lesson Detail:

Closing Out the Project
This course explains the close-out phase of a project and describes the activities that must be performed during this phase.

  • How Projects End
  • Closing a Project
  • Verification and Approval of Results
  • Reallocation of Resources
  • Delivery of Results
  • Final Report

Defining the Problem
This course describes the importance of specifically narrowing down the problem statement. In addition, it explains the detrimental impact that bypassing this step has. It also distinguishes between different types of problems and possible methods for ide

  • The Importance of the Definition Phase
  • Stakeholders
  • Aspects of the Definition Phase
  • Solving Closed-Ended Problems
  • Defining Open-Ended Problems
  • The Project Charter

Determining the Strategy
This course defines strategy, describes methods to generate and rank a strategies list, and explains the importance of risk and contingency planning.

  • Definition of Strategy
  • Steps to Determine Strategy
  • Develop the Strategies List
  • Rank the Strategies List
  • Identify Risk
  • Contingency Planning
  • People Problems

Developing Project Teams
This course describes project team dynamics and provides guidelines on how to effectively build a project team.

  • Definition of Team
  • How Project Teams Are Different
  • Team Building
  • Communication
  • Issues in Team Building
  • Team Member Roles and Responsibilities
  • Teams and Decision Making
  • An Individual's Needs
  • Differences in Thinking Styles

Developing the Work Breakdown Structure
This course describes how to create and organize project tasks by developing the work breakdown structure and a network diagram.

  • WBS basics
  • Identifying tasks
  • WBS procedures
  • WBS guidelines
  • Network diagram basics
  • Network diagram procedures

Ensuring Your Own Effectiveness
This course gives tips on how to be a more effective project manager.

  • The values approach
  • Life planning
  • Time management guidelines
  • Speaking and writing skills
  • Certification

Estimating and Scheduling Resources
This course explains estimating and scheduling concepts, provides guidelines for estimating and scheduling, and describes the advantage of project management tools such as Microsoft Project.

  • Basics of Scheduling
  • The Definition of Estimating
  • Assumptions When Estimating
  • Estimating Methods
  • Resource Estimates
  • Basics of Budgeting
  • Approval of Work Plan
  • Project Management Software

Formalizing Project Management Standards
This course provides an overview on the nature of projects as well as project management.

  • Developing a project methodology
  • Roles and responsibilities
  • Deliverables and approvals
  • Process review
  • ISO requirements

Project Management Overview
This course provides an overview on the nature of projects as well as project management.

  • Definition of project and project management
  • The project management system
  • The project life cycle
  • Project constraints
  • The costs of quality
  • Managing small projects
  • Gaining organizational support

Tracking Project Activities
This course describes the control phase of a project and provides guidelines on how to effectively control a project.

  • Basics of Control
  • Guidelines for Controlling a Project
  • Approaches to Monitoring
  • Graph Analysis
  • Spreadsheet Analysis
  • Status Reporting
  • Review Meetings
  • Accommodating Changes Deviations

Understanding Scheduling Computations
This course explains how to perform forward and backward computations to determine the critical path in a project network diagram and shows how an activity-on-node network diagram can be changed to make an activity-on-arrow diagram and a bar chart.

  • Basics of scheduling computations
  • Forward pass computations
  • Backward pass computations
  • Activity maximum float
  • Network calculations
  • Constrained end date scheduling
  • Reducing activity durations
  • Use of the bar chart

Understanding the Project Manager's Role
This course explains the role of the project manager and the traits and abilities he or she must have to be effective.

  • Traits of a project manager
  • Responsibilities and duties
  • The need for good people skills
  • The importance of leadership
  • Effective meeting guidelines
  • Problems in assuming multiple roles

Project Management

This series is for anyone wanting to learn about project management. It can also be helpful in preparing for the Project Management Institute project management certification.


  • Simulations teach learners to perform specific tasks in applications through guided, multi-step exercises.
  • Activities allow learners to apply course concepts in an interactive questioning environment.
  • Exercises allow learners to practice in the actual application being studied.
  • A Course Topics list contains active hyperlinks, permitting quick access to specific topics.
  • Find-A-Word allows learners to look up an unfamiliar term in the Glossary, on the Web, or in a dictionary. In addition, it lets them find other occurrences of the term in the same course.
  • Search text enables learners to rapidly search all text within a course to easily retrieve information required.
  • Courses challenge the learner with a variety of question formats, including multi-step simulations, true/false, multiple choice, and fill-in-the-blank.
  • A skill assessment generates a customized learning path based on the results of a pre-test.
  • A glossary provides a reference for definitions of unfamiliar terms.
  • Bookmarking tracks the learner's progress in a course.

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What You Get:

You will receive Unlimited Access to all of the Project Management training tutorials listed above. Your online training courses will be available from anywhere you have internet access.This e-learning series includes all of the online training tutorials listed and is provided in an interactive, self-paced format. Retake any or all of our computer training as often as you want. Our online tutorials allow you to learn anywhere, anytime from any computer with internet access. All courses allow for 6 months of unlimited access (1 user), include a variety of features and qualify for Continuing Education Unit credit.

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