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Project Management for Administrators (Team Members)


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Summary

Price
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£29 inc VAT (was £199)
Offer ends 30 November 2019
Study method
Online, self-paced
Duration
12 Months
Qualification
12 CPD points / hours

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Overview

  • Presented by award-winning Project Management Professional (PMP) instructor Ray Sheen
  • Earn up to 12.5 PDUs or project management training hours with PMI
  • Certificate of training upon completing the course
  • Accredited with CPD UK
  • Bite sized video tutorials, cheat sheets, exercise files and quizzes
  • Unlimited testing
  • Self-paced course can be completed in your own time over 12 months

Description

  • Course Syllabus includes 25 beginner to intermediate level lessons:
    • Project Management Context
      • Triple Constraint

Understand the inter-relationship between the triple constraints on a project of scope, schedule, and resources.

  • Project Leader

Know the role and responsibilities of the project leader.

  • Stakeholders

Know how to identify stakeholders and understand how they measure project success.

  • Project Lifecycle

Understand the phases of a project lifecycle and know how to approach a predictive project versus an adaptive project.

  • Project Initiation
    • Project Boundaries

Learn how to quickly identify project boundaries using the W questions.

  • In-Frame & Out-of-Frame

In-Frame/Out-of-Frame is a technique for clarifying project boundaries by list both the activities and deliverables that are in scope for the project and listing the activities that are not required as part of the project.

  • Scope Planning
    • Deliverables Deployment

Learn how to identify project tasks and activities using the deliverables deployment technique.

  • Task Description

Task Descriptions are the statements of scope for each of the project activities. They are written in the format of “action – completion point.”

  • Schedule Planning
    • Milestone Schedule

Understand when and how to use a milestone schedule on a project. Learn how to create a milestone schedule.

  • Gantt Chart

Understand when and how to use a Gantt chart on a project. Learn how to create a Gantt chart.

  • Task List Schedule

A Task List Schedule is a schedule format used to communicate tasks with dates to extended team members or those who do not have a major role in the project.

  • Resource Planning
    • Project Budget

Understand what is normally shown in a project budget. Learn how to create a time-phased project budget.

  • Resource List

The project Resource List is a list of all individuals working on the project with their contact information and all special equipment and facilities required to accomplish project tasks.

  • Estimating
    • Estimating Uncertainty

Project plans are built with an accumulation of estimates, each of which has a level of uncertainty associated with it. The level of uncertainty is a major contributor to the accuracy of the plan and the amount of project risk.

  • Time-Box Estimating

Time Boxes are an estimating technique that sets a finite time for a task or task group. The amount of scope that is completed is variable. Whatever scope is done when the time box ends is the amount of scope for that activity on the project.

  • Project Risk
    • Positive and Negative Risk

Understand the difference between positive and negative risk. Learn the major steps of project risk management.

  • Project Execution
    • Team Building

Learn the characteristics of a project core team and understand the stages of a team building lifecycle.

  • Communication Management

Understand the characteristics of the major categories of project communication. Know the communication constraints typically encountered on project.

  • Project Decision-Making

Project Decision Making is the process whereby the project leader and project team decide upon project strategy, tactics, and acceptable actions. For Project Stakeholders, the decisions normally concern project boundaries. For Project Core Team members, the decisions normally concern project plans and execution.

  • Team Meetings

Team Meetings are a gathering of team members to discuss aspects of the project. Team pulse meetings focus on status. Team problem solving meetings focus on problem resolution.

  • Task Accountability

Task Accountability is the project management activity associated with ensuring successful completion of project activities.

  • Project Control
    • Dashboards

Learn how to create and use a project dashboard to communicate project status with both management and your project team.

  • Management Reviews

Understand the purpose of a project management review and learn how to prepare for one.

  • Scope Creep

Scope creep is the uncontrolled expansion to project scope without adjustments to time, cost, and resources.

  • Project Closeout
    • Stakeholder Acceptance

Understand how to gain stakeholder acceptance during project closeout and learn how to create and use a Punch List.

Who is this course for?

This online course is designed to teach project or office administrators how to better manage their projects for work and business. It is also suited for junior project managers, business owners or those looking to enter a new project management role. It includes 25 lessons delivered in bite sized, engaging video tutorials by a certified Project Management Professional (PMP) instructor, Ray Sheen.

Requirements

None

Career path

Business & Management, IT, Admin, Secretarial & PA, Project Management

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Azhar asked:

I would like to complete this course within 3 months. Is this achievable if I work full time? If so, how many hours I should spend studying per week?

Answer:

The Project Management for Administrators course includes 25 lessons. We estimate that a lesson will take 30 minutes to complete if you watch the video tutorial, complete the exercise files, read through the reference documentation and take the short quiz at the end of the lesson. The total estimated study time for this course is 12.5 hours.

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Adisa asked:

Is there any written exam?

Answer:

Hi Adisa, There are multiple choice quizzes at the end of each lesson. Once all the lessons are complete you can take a final exam, which is multiple choice, and when you've passed the exam you will receive a certificate for completing the course. Cheers, GoSkills Support

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Solomon asked:

i have done bechular of arts. if i complete this course is it possible that i get job or i will do more for studies for joining this field?

Answer:

The Project Management for Administrators course will definitely help increase your skills in this field and make you a more valuable employee. In addition, the course is registered with PMI.org and will earn you contact hours towards a PMP Certification.

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Suleman asked:

is the study background matter to get enroll in this course?

Answer:

Your study background does not matter for this course. There are no prerequisites for the Project Management for Administrators course, so once you sign up you will be able to start up with the first lesson and work your way through.

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Sophie asked:

Hi, whats the course certificate after this? e.g the name of it? Thanks, Sophie

Answer:

GoSkills courses are certified by the Continuing Professional Development Certification Service. We provide a Certificate of Achievement at the end of the course, which you can add to your CV or resume, to show potential employers that you have undertaken training from us. GoSkills is also a Registered Education Provider (R.E.P) with the Project Management Institute. You can earn contact hours or PDUs from our project management and finance courses to put towards certification with PMI.

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Jacqui Williams asked:

Is there a minimum period of time this course can be completed?

Answer:

Hi Jacqui, Thanks for your inquiry. You will have 12 months to complete the Project Management for Administrators course. Cheers, GoSkills Support

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