identify the processes for managing project communication.
- [Voiceover] Communication is key to project success.…Let's face it,…as a project manager, you spend most of your time…communicating with people about the project.…Communication management helps you…and everyone else on the project team…communicate well.…During planning, you develop a plan…for communicating on your project.…This plan outlines the information you communicate,…the audiences who receive information,…the methods you use to send it,…and how often you stay in touch.…
For the duration of the project,…you put your communication plan to work.…Creating, distributing, retrieving,…and storing project information.…You also monitor communication.…I don't mean listening in on people's phone calls,…rather, you make sure that stakeholders…are getting the information they need…in the best possible way.…Because so much of project management…is communicating with others,…managing project communication is crucial…to project success.…
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 defining the problem, establishing project goals and objectives, and building a project plan to managing team resources, meeting deadlines, and closing the project. Along the way, she provides tips for reporting on project performance, keeping a project on track, and gaining customer acceptance.
- Defining the components of a project
- What it takes to be a project manager
- Using project management software like Microsoft Project
- Managing project scope, budget, and schedule
- Managing project resources, including people
- Managing project risk
- Initiating a project
- Identifying and managing stakeholders
- Identifying requirements and deliverables
- Developing a project plan
- Building a project schedule
- Assigning resources to tasks
- Understanding the critical path
- Running the project
- Managing teams
- Monitoring performance
- Closing a project
Skill Level Beginner
1. Getting to Know Project Management
2. Exploring Project Management Knowledge Areas
3. First Things First
How to develop requirements4m 19s
4. Developing a Project Plan
5. Building a Project Schedule
6. While You Run the Project
7. Working with Teams
8. Monitoring and Controlling Progress and Performance
9. Closing a Project
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