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Beginner’s Guide to Project Management

by Casey Ayers

Lead projects with confidence and new knowledge. This course explores the valuable role of projects within organizations, the principles of project management, the range of project methodologies available to you, and creating project plans and much more.

What you'll learn

Lead projects with confidence and new knowledge. In this course, Beginner’s Guide to Project Management, you’ll learn what makes projects so valuable to today’s organizations, and how you can play an essential role in their success through project management. First, you’ll explore what sets projects apart from other kinds of work and the roles and responsibilities associated with project initiatives. Then, you’ll discover the different ways projects can be structured and managed, and how work on projects can thoughtfully begin. Finally, you’ll learn how project objectives are translated into plans for action, and how the environment in which projects operate can influence how teams work and how success is defined. By the end of this course, you’ll have a firm grasp on the core principles of project management and be ready to better serve your project team.

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About the author

Casey is an entrepreneurial leader with experience managing projects, analyzing challenges, and designing solutions in healthcare, mobile, digital media, online learning, and more. His Pluralsight courses have helped nearly 1,000,000 professionals gain the skills they need to tackle new challenges and earn globally-recognized certifications, including PMP, CBAP, CAPM, PMI-ACP, CompTIA Project+, ICAgile, and more.

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