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Foundations of Effective Project Management

by Casey Ayers

Projects allow organizations to develop new products, serve new customers, and create a better tomorrow. In this course, you’ll learn what makes project work unique and the principles of leadership that empower project teams to thrive.

What you'll learn

Today’s organizations find ways to better serve customers and produce the innovations necessary for a brighter future through project initiatives.

In this course, Foundations of Effective Project Management, you’ll learn about the foundations of effectively managing these initiatives:

  1. learn what makes projects special, and how project teams fill a unique role in organizations
  2. explore how project teams work together to accomplish goals and generate new value
  3. gain familiarity with the core principles and practices of effective project leaders
By the end of this course, you’ll understand what it takes to successfully lead project teams, and establish a foundation for continued learning about project leadership.

Course FAQ

What will I learn in this project management course?

In this course, you will learn about what makes projects special, how project teams work together, and the core principles and practices of effective project management.

Who is this course for?

This course is for anyone who wants to learn how to be more effective when it comes to project management or would like to be able to better identify effective project managers.

What is project management?

Project management is the process of leading the work of a team to achieve goals and meet success criteria at a specified time.

Are there any prerequisites for this project management course?

For the course, it is recommended that you have experience with project environments.

What are some popular project management skills?

Some common skills that correlate with effective project management are communication, organization, leadership, critical thinking, and patience.

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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