Are you a part-time or accidental project manager? If you've been assigned projects and need a quick jump start to get going, then this is the course for you. You'll learn the 10 essential skills you need to survive and thrive, including understanding the business need and the related project outcomes, setting project boundaries, getting to know your project stakeholders and their needs, and creating a schedule. You'll also see how to manage project execution, from reporting progress to handling problems to project closure. Throughout the course, you'll find examples that demonstrate how each of these essential skills applies in the real world.
Nikki Choyce is a certified Project Management Professional (PMP), with more than 20 years of project management experience. She has been working as a consultant and trainer for much of that time. She has worked in a variety of industries including Information Technology, Insurance, Manufacturing, Government, Aerospace, Construction, Healthcare and Telecommunications. Nikki believes she has the best job in the whole world. Her consulting engagements provide opportunities to “practice what I preach” and applying project management principles in real world situations. When she teaches, her consulting experiences provide her with more examples. A common comment from students is that they enjoy hearing how the concepts are used in the “real world”.