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CompTIA Project+ (PK0-004)

Author: Casey Ayers

CompTIA Project+ PK0-004 is CompTIA’s newest version of this popular, entry-level project management certification. Project+ is recognized worldwide as a sign employees understand... Read more

PK0-004

The courses in this path will help prepare you for CompTIA's Project+ PK0-004 exam.

Beginner's Guide to Project Management

by Casey Ayers

Jun 30, 2017 / 1h 40m

1h 40m

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Description

An effective PM needs to learn to lead projects with confidence, develop and meet requirements, and come in on time and within budget. In this course, Beginner's Guide to Project Management, the first course in the CompTIA Project+ series, you will learn about the principles of project management. First, you will delve into the roles and responsibilities associated with the project landscape. Next, you'll dive into how organizational structure can impact project management. Finally, you will learn how effective Project Managers balance the various constraints and influences that come along with any project. When you are finished with this course, you will have an understanding of the fundamentals of project management, and be ready to continue your learning for the CompTIA Project+ exam.

Table of contents
  1. Course Overview2m
  2. A First Look at Project Management26m
  3. Introducing CompTIA Project+13m
  4. Project Roles & Responsibilities28m
  5. Constraints & Influences in the Project Environment29m

Defining Project Scope and Managing Resources

by Casey Ayers

Jun 30, 2017 / 1h 32m

1h 32m

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An effective PM needs to learn to lead projects with confidence, develop and meet requirements, and come in on time and within budget. In this course, Defining Project Scope and Managing Resources, you will learn about the project chartering process. First, you will learn how effective project managers define requirements. Next you will walk through the development of a work breakdown structure. Finally, you will explore how constrained resources can be effectively managed for project success. When you are finished with this course, you will have an understanding of the project chartering process and be ready to continue your learning for the CompTIA Project+ exam.

Table of contents
  1. Course Overview2m
  2. Chartering Projects22m
  3. Defining Requirements29m
  4. Developing the Work Breakdown Structure24m
  5. Managing and Optimizing Resources14m

Developing Project Schedules and Budgets

by Casey Ayers

Jun 30, 2017 / 2h 2m

2h 2m

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An effective PM needs to learn to lead projects with confidence, develop and meet requirements, and come in on time and within budget. In this course, Developing Project Schedules and Budgets, you will take an in-depth look at how projects are scheduled and budgeted. First, you will learn how to sequence tasks and understand dependencies. Next, you will determine critical paths and allocate resources. Finally, you will learn to track expenditures, and harness agile methods. When you are finished with this course, you will have the knowledge necessary to schedule and budget your own projects, and be ready to continue your learning for the CompTIA Project+ exam.

Table of contents
  1. Course Overview1m
  2. Developing Project Schedules1h 8m
  3. Implementing Agile Methods22m
  4. Developing Project Budgets29m

Managing Project Communications and Risks

by Casey Ayers

Jun 30, 2017 / 1h 59m

1h 59m

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An effective Project Manager needs to learn to lead projects with confidence, develop and meet requirements, and come in on time and within your budget. In this course, Managing Project Communications and Risks, you will see how project teams are developed and how risks are identified and addressed. First, you will learn about developing project teams. Next, you will delve into managing project communications and stakeholder needs. Finally, you will learn all about managing project risks. When you are finished with this course, you'll know how to build teams for success, resolve conflicts, manage communications, and be ready to continue your learning for the CompTIA Project+ exam.

Table of contents
  1. Course Overview1m
  2. Developing Project Teams46m
  3. Managing Project Communications33m
  4. Managing Project Risks37m

Project Procurements, Performance, and Change Management

by Casey Ayers

Jun 30, 2017 / 2h 12m

2h 12m

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An effective Project Manager needs to learn to lead projects with confidence, develop and meet requirements, and come in on time and within budget. In this course, Project Procurements, Performance, and Change Management, you will learn how to manage relationships with vendors and procurement sources. First, you will delve into managing project procurements and measure project performance. Next, you will learn about managing project changes. Finally, you will learn how projects are closed out. When you are finished with this course, you'll know how to select and manage relationships with vendors, use quality measurement tools and charting techniques to gauge project performance, and ensure project change requests are handled quickly and implemented correctly. You are now prepared for the CompTIA Project+ exam. Now go out and pass it!

Table of contents
  1. Course Overview1m
  2. Managing Project Procurements44m
  3. Measuring Project Performance25m
  4. Managing Project Changes27m
  5. Closing Out Projects17m
  6. Preparing for the CompTIA Project+ Exam15m

What you will learn

  • Pre-project Setup and Initiating
  • Project Planning
  • Project Execution and Delivery
  • Change Control and Communication
  • Project Closure

Pre-requisites

No prerequisites are necessary.

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