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A Project Management Essential: A Practical Approach
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1h 52m

This course is designed for those interested to learn the basics of projects and effective project management.

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Ben Moreau has 20 years experience as a Manager/Executive and is a certified Project Manager and coach As a Project Manager, Ben has been a successful Project Manager for more than 20 years working for (amongst others) IBM, HP, large Financial companies, Telecom and Government agencies. Ben has also been coaching Project Managers for more than 10 years in various industries. Ben's Project Management certification: - Prince2 - PMP/PMBOK (Project Management Professional) - Ag

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About This Course

Who this course is for:

  • Project managers
  • Business owners and business leaders
  • Anyone who’d like to learn about project management

What you’ll learn: 

  • To define a project.
  • To state what project management is. 
  • What most people don’t know about project management.
  • How to interact with project managers, project team members or anyone involved in a project.
  • What to ask a project manager to get respected and get what you want. 
  • Possibilities for a new career as a project manager. 
  • Advantages by understanding scope, scheduling, budget and stakeholder management.
  • Why it is important to know how projects are managed.


  • No prior knowledge is required to take this course

Projects are everywhere!

Are you confused about project management and do you think you will benefit from learning the most important aspects of project management? 

This course will set you on course and will allow you to PROGRESS at work whether you are from the business or part of a technical team. This course could also enlighten you to start a potential NEW CAREER as project manager.

My name is Ben, I have been a project manager for more than 20 years working for amongst others IBM, HP, large financial companies and also government agencies. I have also been coaching project managers for more than 10 years. I have all the most respected project management certifications (PMP, Prince2, MSP, Agile Project Management).

Our Promise to You

By the end of this course, you will have learned essentials of project management.

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Course Curriculum

Section 1: Course Introduction
Course Introduction 00:00:00
How To Make The Most Out Of This Course 00:00:00
Section 2: Introduction And High Level View
What Is A Project? 00:00:00
What Is Project Management? 00:00:00
Introduction To The Four Phases Of Project Management 00:00:00
The Nine Areas Of Project Management 00:00:00
Nine Areas High Level Explanation 00:00:00
Section 3: Project Management Process
Starting A Project: Introduction To The Initiation Phase 00:00:00
Initiation Phase Theory 00:00:00
Introduction To The Stakeholder 00:00:00
Stakeholder Matrix 00:00:00
Activities After Approval 00:00:00
Org Chart Example: Program Structure 00:00:00
Org Chart Example: Steering Committee 00:00:00
Exception To The Initiation Phase 00:00:00
Challenges In The Initiation Phase 00:00:00
The Olympics: Why Always Over Budget? 00:00:00
Multi-Phased Project 00:00:00
Initiation Example 00:00:00
Introduction To The Planning Phase 00:00:00
Planning Theory 00:00:00
Planning Theory Part 2 00:00:00
Scheduling 00:00:00
Budget 00:00:00
Planning Example 00:00:00
Introduction To The Execution Phase 00:00:00
Definition Of The Execution Phase 00:00:00
Issues During The Execution Phase 00:00:00
Risk And Issue Relationship 00:00:00
End Of The Execution Phase 00:00:00
Example Of Execution Phase 00:00:00
Introduction To The Closing Phase 00:00:00
Closing Phase Description 00:00:00
Closing Phase Example 00:00:00
Section 4: Beyond The Process
Linking Areas And Processes 00:00:00
Roadmap Walkthrough 00:00:00
7 Important Documents 00:00:00
Project Charter 00:00:00
Reports 00:00:00
Schedule Documents 00:00:00
Issue 00:00:00
Risks Register 00:00:00
Budget Document 00:00:00
Project Management Plan 00:00:00
Documents Summary 00:00:00
How To Talk To A Project Manager And Get What You Want 00:00:00
Pros And Cons Of Project Management 00:00:00
Section 5: Conclusion
Conclusion 00:00:00
Section 6: Resources
How To Talk To A Project Manager 00:00:00
The 4 Phases 00:00:00
Phase 1 Initiation 00:00:00
Phase 2 Planning 00:00:00
Phase 3 Execution 00:00:00
Phase 4 Closing 00:00:00
Stakeholders Basics 00:00:00
The Roadmap 00:00:00
What Is A Project 00:00:00
7 Documents Booklet 00:00:00
The Budget Basics 00:00:00

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