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How Organizational Structures, Culture, Power and Politics Impact Project Management

How Organizational Structures, Culture, Power, and Politics Impact Project Management is a course that describes that investigates how organizations are structured and how various aspects of the organization impact project management. This course will explore how organizational structures will impact project management in the areas of: organizational goals, organizational structure, organizational culture, power, and politics. …

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Network Security for Project Managers

Project managers extensively use computers, mobile devices and rely on the availability of project data, as well as the ability to share project information. Network security protecting data and devices is a course that will describe the importance of network security for project managers and the networks that they use. This course will identify the vulnerabilities and …

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Monitoring and Controlling Projects

Monitoring and Controlling Projects is a course that will provide an overview of the monitoring and controlling process group. This course will describe each of the monitoring and controlling processes that are required to verify that the project is being executed correctly. This course will define inputs, tools and techniques and outputs for each process …

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Leadership Skills for Project Managers

Leadership is a broad term that describes the skill of leading or directing individuals, teams, or a business organization. The project manager serves a critical leadership role for programs and projects. Leadership is a skill that must be practiced by project managers during the manage project team process. This course will describe the various skills …

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Leadership and Motivation

Leadership is a broad term that describes the skill of leading or directing individuals, teams, or a business organization. The project manager serves a critical leadership role for programs and projects. Leadership also requires motivating project team members. This course will describe the skills and traits for leading and motivating project team members. This course …

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Keeping Project Data Safe

Project managers must be in control and manage the information contained in the Project Management Information System. Project managers must learn the best practices for keeping project information safe so it is reliable and available when needed. Keeping Project Data Safe is a strategic and business management course that has been written to align with …

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Introduction to Managing Project Costs

Introduction to managing project budgets is a course that will describe why budgets are needed for a project. Project cost management deals with planning the cost management process, estimating costs, creating a budget for the project and managing costs. The process of managing project costs involves planning project costs, creating budgets and controlling project costs. …

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Interpersonal Skills for Project Managers

Interpersonal skills are the skills that are used by project managers to guide a project team to accomplish project tasks. Interpersonal skills are often called soft skills because they address intangible attributes such as: Leadership, motivation, effective communication, problem-solving, conflict management, and team building. This course will describe the interpersonal skills required by project managers …

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Improving Writing Skills for Project Managers

Improving writing skills for project managers is a course that will provide guidance for improving all types of written communications created and distributed by project managers including written reports, presentations, emails and even text messaging. This course will illustrate the problems with poor writing and provide suggestions for improving all types of written communications. This …

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Emotional Intelligence

Emotional intelligence is a skill that should be used by all project managers to control relationships during a project. How we handle our emotions will have a direct impact on how well we handle problems encountered during the project. Emotional intelligence will have a direct impact, either positive or negative, for every project you manage. …

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Effective Listening Styles for Project Managers

Communication is important for all projects. Effective Listening Styles for Project Managers is a training course that will define different listening skill that can be used by project managers to improve project communications with project stakeholder and project team members. This course provides 4 Leadership PDUs for the following PMI certifications: PMP®, PgMP®

Effective Communication Styles for Project Managers

Communication is important for all projects. Effective Communication Styles for Project Managers is a training course that will define the various communication styles that are available to project managers. This course will define the communication process and describe the two parts to every message. This course describes four communication styles. Each communication style will be …

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Creating the Project Schedule

Creating the project schedule is a course that will describe the process of identifying the tasks that are required to be performed for the project, estimating the material, people, equipment and supplies required for each project task and the time for each individual task, and finally, creating the project schedule. This course provides 10 Technical …

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Creating the Project Cost Budget

Creating project cost budgets is one of the primary responsibilities of every project manager. Project cost management involves planning project costs, creating a project budget and controlling costs. This course will describe the various facets related to creating the project cost budget. This course provides 10 Technical PDUs for the following PMI certifications: PMP®, PgMP®

Creating the Project Charter

The project charter is the first document that is created when starting a project. This course describes how to start a project by defining the develop project charter process. The inputs will be reviewed with particular emphasis on the project statement of work (SOW) and the business case. Examples of these documents will be provided …

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Creating the Project Business Case

The project business case will document the economic feasibility of a proposed project. Once a potential project is identified, a business case is written as part of the formal project selection process. This course will describe the process of creating the project business case. This course provides 5 Strategic PDUs for the following PMI certifications: …

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Conflict Management

Conflict Management is a course that will provide an overview of conflict that can occur during a project. This course will identify what areas of the PMBOK® Guide address conflict management. This course will identify the issues that lead to conflicts between project team members. This course will also define techniques that can be used …

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