Project Management Foundations

  • Course details

    Project management is a set of techniques that anyone can apply to achieve goals and make projects more successful. Project management can be used to guide small, simple projects as well as complex enterprise-wide initiatives. Bonnie Biafore has always been fascinated by how things work and how to make things work better. In this course, she explains the fundamentals of project management, from establishing project goals and objectives and building a project plan to managing resources and work, meeting deadlines, and closing the project. Along the way, she provides tips for communicating, holding meetings, keeping a project on track, and gaining customer acceptance. This course provides exercises for most videos based on a healthcare/IT case study project.

    Instructor

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      Bonnie Biafore

      LinkedIn Learning author, Project management and Microsoft Project consultant, trainer

      Bonnie Biafore is a certified project management professional (PMP), trainer, and best-selling author.

      Bonnie has 25+ years of experience in project management and training, and more than 25 best-selling books, including Practical Project Management with Microsoft Project 2016, Microsoft Project 2013: The Missing Manual, Successful Project Management—an award winner at the 2012 STC International competition—QuickBooks: The Missing Manual, and Your Project Management Coach. Her novel, Fresh Squeezed, is available on Amazon and other book retailers. She has authored dozens of courses for LinkedIn Learning. She also provides project management and Microsoft Project consulting services. When not attached to her computer, she hikes in the mountains, takes aerial dance classes and improv comedy classes, plays the banjo, and cooks gourmet food. You can find her on LinkedIn at https://food.oliplife.com/?page=in/bonniebiafore.

    Skills covered in this course

  • Deliver successful projects

    - How do projects get started? When someone has a problem to solve or an opportunity to pursue. We all want our projects to be successful. Organizations want to enjoy the benefits that those projects produce. And as project managers, we look forward to our next project with opportunities to learn about new industries or manage projects around the world. Delivering a project successfully is more than writing up and handing out to-do lists. Your job, as project manager, is an on-going balancing act between project scope and the time, resources, and budget you've been given. To make things more interesting, people will ask for changes mid-stream, risks will become real issues, and work never goes according to plan. So you have to continually correct course pretty much until the project is done. In this LinkedIn Learning course, we'll use a case study to explore how to manage project successfully. We'll look at how to…

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