Learn how to set up a change management plan.
- [Voiceover] The Government Tax Code…started out so simple, but a deduction here,…a new rule there, and now we have the long,…involved tax return preparations of today.…Changes are unavoidable so the only solution…is to manage them.…A Change Management Plan helps you incorporate…important changes into your project,…while keeping out the ones that don't make sense.…First, you need to identify the items…that you want to control, such as the project scope,…requirements, or the entire project plan.…
The versions you control are called baseline documents.…For example, the list of project requirements…approved by the stakeholders is your baseline.…If new requirements are suggested,…you can use your change management process…to decide whether or not to add them…to the requirements list.…You also need a group that reviews change requests…and decides whether to approve them.…This group is called a Change Review Board,…and is usually made up of key stakeholders,…such as the customer, the executive team,…groups involved in the project,…
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.
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- 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
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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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