Managing Project Changes

No matter how thorough your planning efforts may be, change is a certainty for any project. In this course, you’ll learn how to effectively manage change and embrace the possibilities for value creation it offers to your initiative.
Course info
Level
Advanced
Updated
May 12, 2021
Duration
1h 39m
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Description
Course info
Level
Advanced
Updated
May 12, 2021
Duration
1h 39m
Description

In any initiative, even the most thorough planning can’t contemplate every bump in the road and unexpected development. Managing change with grace and competence in an optimal fashion is the hallmark of a seasoned project leader. In this course, Managing Project Changes, you’ll see what kind of changes most often impact project work and how methodology influences the way leaders seek to manage change. First, you’ll explore the impact of the external environment in which your project team operates. Next, you'll discover how organizational factors influence effective change management. Finally, you’ll learn how to tailor a change management plan to fit your project’s unique characteristics. By the end of this course, you’ll have the skills and knowledge needed to prepare your team for whatever unexpected challenges and opportunities come your way.

About the author
About the author

Casey has experience leading projects, analyzing challenges, and designing solutions in many fields, including healthcare, digital media, mobile app development and education. He's always in pursuit of new knowledge and loves to share what he learns along the way with others. To inquire about speaking engagements or consulting opportunities, and to learn more about his other ventures, visit http://CaseyAyers.com

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Section Introduction Transcripts
Section Introduction Transcripts

Course Overview
Hi everyone. My name is Casey Ayers, and welcome to my course, Managing Project Changes. In any initiative, even the most thorough planning can't contemplate every bump in the road and unexpected development. Managing change with grace and competence in an optimal fashion is the hallmark of a seasoned project leader. In this course, you'll learn what kind of changes most often impact project work and how methodology influences the way leaders seek to manage change. Then, you'll learn about the impact of the external environment in which your project team operates and how organizational factors influence effective change management. After that, you'll learn how to tailor a change management plan to fit your project's unique characteristics. By the end of this course, you'll be ready to prepare your team for whatever unexpected challenges and opportunities come your way. Experience in project environments in some capacity, either as a leader or team member who aspires to lead teams in the future, will help you to best relate to the content we'll discuss. This course is part of our series here, at Pluralsight, on project management skills, which can help you prepare for the PMP and other certification exams, as well as earn continuing education credits toward project management certifications and is a great resource even if you're just looking to learn more about project management. I hope you'll join me in exploring how you can lead teams to success despite the unexpected with Managing Project Changes here, at Pluralsight.