This course refers to the Project Management Institute (PMI)®, including the Project Management Professional (PMP)® certification and A Guide to the Project Management Body of Knowledge, (PMBOK® Guide). PMI, PMP, and PMBOK are registered marks of the Project Management Institute, Inc.
Now that you've completed the course, you might be asking the question, so now what? Well that depends on which direction you'd like to go. If this is just one course that you're taking to study for your Project Management Professional or PMP Exam, then you'll want to take these concepts and convert them into PMIs language. PMI uses various specific project management language. You'll be able to find most of what we talked about in the Project Management Body of Knowledge or PMBOK Guide. Much of the change management we discussed you'll find in the Monitoring and Controlling Process Group.
Specifically monitor and control process work, control schedule, control costs, and perform integrated change control. If you're studying for the PMP Exam at least half of the battle is trying to understand and speak in PMI's Project Management Language. It might be easier to remember control costs and control schedule. If you think about the 4 friends carrying the couch up the staircase, you might think about the dangers of runaway change when you study perform integrated change control.
Try to focus on the whole change management process. You'll find it'll be much easier to memorize the terms if you see how the terms fit together. If you're not interested in sitting for the PMP Exam or if you're already a Project Manager you might be interested in some other similar courses. The agile project manager course will introduce you to projects with less upfront planning and accepting more changes. Project management is an interesting and dynamic field where the practical is always pushing the processes in new and unexpected directions.
Don't be afraid to wander. The more you learn, the more you realize how much you can learn. I hope you enjoyed the course and good luck with your career.
Along the way, learn how to effectively manage your project for change requests and deal with common obstacles. Also see how to find the balance between too much and too little change—either can be threat to your project.
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- What are project changes?
- Planning for changes
- Accepting or rejecting a change
- Understanding the risks
- Learning from your changes<br><br>
- The PMI Registered Education Provider logo is a registered mark of the Project Management Institute, Inc.