Quality Management and Continuous Improvement in Project Environments

Quality management is central to every initiative. In this course, you’ll learn how to develop an approach to quality that ensures you can deliver on your objectives, satisfy stakeholder needs, and limit risks that can hinder your project’s success.
Course info
Level
Intermediate
Updated
Aug 18, 2020
Duration
2h 11m
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Description
Course info
Level
Intermediate
Updated
Aug 18, 2020
Duration
2h 11m
Description

Unless we are able to define and uphold quality standards, our hard work on project initiatives is unlikely to yield the value we seek to create. In this course, Quality Management and Continuous Improvement in Project Environments, you'll learn what makes quality management so essential to effective project management. First, you’ll gain exposure to the principles of quality management, and the core terminology and concepts used to think about quality-related issues in project initiatives. Next, you’ll learn how to tailor a quality management strategy to your organization and project’s specific needs. Finally, you’ll discover how to apply your new knowledge and a suite of relevant techniques to assess quality-related challenges, and find new ways to continuously improve your team’s approach. By the end of this course, you’ll understand what makes quality management so central to effective project initiatives, and how you can develop and deploy a strategy of your own to ensure your project’s success.

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, Quality Management and Continuous Improvement in Project Environments. Unless we are able to define and uphold quality standards, our hard work on project initiatives is not likely to yield the value we seek to create. In this course, you'll learn what makes quality management so essential to effective project management. First, you'll gain exposure to the principles of quality management and the core terminology and concepts used to think about quality‑related issues in project initiatives. Next, you'll learn how to tailor a quality management strategy to your organization and project's specific needs. Finally, you'll discover how to apply your new knowledge and a suite of relevant techniques to assess quality‑related challenges and find new ways to continuously improve your team's approach. By the end of this course, you'll understand what makes quality management so central to effective project initiatives and how you can develop and deploy a strategy of your own to ensure your project's success. Before beginning this course, you should be familiar with some of the principles of project management in general in order to better relate to the material we'll discuss. This course is part of several series here at Pluralsight, including our series on project management, which can help you prepare for the PMP and other certification exams, as well as our Agile Transformation for Leaders and Team Members series. This course can also help you earn continuing education credits toward project management certifications, like PMP, and is a great resource for you, even if you're just looking to learn more about project management. I hope you'll join me on this journey to learn how you can ensure your project team generates high quality results with Quality Management and Continuous Improvement in Project Environments, here at Pluralsight.