Project Management Basics for Non-project Managers

This course provides managers with an overview of the most popular project management methodologies. By the end of this course, you will be able to choose the right project management methodology for your team and your types of projects.
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Rating
(22)
Level
Intermediate
Updated
Jan 4, 2019
Duration
2h 7m
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Description
Course info
Rating
(22)
Level
Intermediate
Updated
Jan 4, 2019
Duration
2h 7m
Description

This course, Project Management Basics for Non-project Managers, is for any manager (or aspiring manager) who is starting out in project management. Throughout this course, you will be presented with everyday project management scenarios to show what types of projects work well with each project management method. You will begin by applying traditional methodologies including Waterfall, Critical Path Method (CPM), and Critical Chain Project Management (CCPM). Next, you will be implementing agile project management including Scrum, Kanban, Extreme Programming (XP), and Adaptive Project Framework (APF). Then, you will begin using process-based methodologies including Lean and Six Sigma. Next, you will learn practicing change management including Event Chain Methodology (ECM) and Extreme Project Management (XPM). Finally, you will learn how to utilize PMI/PMBOK. By the end of this course, you will be able to choose the right project management methodology for your team and your types of projects.

About the author
About the author

Shelley has 20+ years of experience in IT as an Entrepreneur, Manager, Trainer, and Lead Sitecore Developer. She has a passion for technology, gaming, and general nerdery. She loves to learn new things as well as mentor and teach others.

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Section Introduction Transcripts
Section Introduction Transcripts

Course Overview
Hello world. My name is Shelley Benhoff, and welcome to my course, Project Management Basics for Non-project Managers. I'm a Senior Consultant and Professional Trainer at HoffsTech, and I'm a top author here at Pluralsight. I've also managed global teams, and this course includes real stories from my professional career. In this course, we're going to go through several entertaining animated scenarios featuring a cast of characters that hold various positions within an organization. You'll watch as the management team develops their project management practices to achieve the delivery of project milestones on time, on budget, and at a high level of quality. Some of the major topics that we'll cover include learning project management, applying traditional methodologies, implementing agile project management, using process-based methodologies, practicing change management, utilizing Project Management Institute and the Project Management Body of Knowledge, and finally, choosing the right project management methodology. By the end of this course, you'll know how to apply the strategies you learned in this course in your current job as a manager to help you roll out project management practices that'll support the goals of your team and organization. I hope you'll join me on this journey to effectively develop your project management practices with the Project Management Basics for Non-project Managers course, here on Pluralsight.