Kick-start your career in project management as a project coordinator. From project management basics to communication and meeting leadership, you'll learn how to keep project tasks and teams on track in the most efficient ways.
Learn essential principles of project management.
Develop fundamental communication and teamwork skills.
Create and manipulate Gantt charts and solve common project problems.
Management consultant Chris Croft reveals twelve simple project-management techniques that any manager can use to save time and drive greater value from projects across the organization.
1h 19m • COURSE
Communication Foundations (2013) with John Ullmen
Effective communication is more than what you say. Learn to overcome anxiety, improve your listening ability, hone your message, and deliver it better.
2h 5m • COURSE
Business Writing Principles with Judy Steiner-Williams
Discover the secrets of business writing that engage and inspire action.
1h 32m • COURSE
Teamwork Foundations with Chris Croft
Management trainer Chris Croft discusses the qualities of great teams and what you can do to be an effective team member.
1h 16m • COURSE
Leading Productive Meetings with Dave Crenshaw
Discover how to get the most from your meetings—turning them into productive avenues for communicating, connecting, and accomplishing real work.
1h 4m • COURSE
Time Management Fundamentals with Dave Crenshaw
Get time management strategies to stay organized, keep a clear mind, and be more productive—in work and life.
2h 53m • COURSE
Note-Taking for Business Professionals with Paul Nowak
Learn how to take better notes in business settings. Discover how to take notes more quickly, capture more ideas, and help prepare for different types of meetings.
47m 32s • COURSE
Enhancing Your Productivity with Dave Crenshaw
Discover and learn to focus on your most valuable activities in order to enhance your productivity.
45m 37s • COURSE
Project Management: Solving Common Project Problems with Chris Croft
Professional PM trainer Chris Croft outlines techniques for addressing the most common people, quality, cost, and time-management problems that arise when working on projects.
1h 5m • COURSE
Learning Gantt Charts with Chris Croft
Project management trainer and consultant Chris Croft provides tips and tricks for creating a Gantt chart to manage your projects.
1h 17m • COURSE
You'll learn project coordination with these experts.
Lecturer turned thought leader Chris Croft has trained 80,000+ people in project management and leadership.
Chris has also provided instruction on time management and negotiation, and has trained six million people on Lynda.com and LinkedIn Learning. He comes from an operations background, having earned an engineering degree from Cambridge, qualified as a chartered engineer, and worked as a senior manager in manufacturing for 10 years. He earned an MBA and worked as a university lecturer at Bournemouth University Business School for four years before starting his own training company in 1992. Since then, he has been in constant demand as a speaker, and his free email tips are sent to over 20,000 people.
His website, www.chriscroft.co.uk, offers a free email tip of the month, a wide-ranging and unusual blog, and free instant guides. Chris has also created numerous free iPhone and Android apps, notably his Jobs To Do app and his Daily Happiness Tips app.
Dr. John Ullmen is an executive coach and professor at the UCLA Anderson School of Management.
John Ullmen, PhD, is an internationally acclaimed executive coach who oversees MotivationRules.com and is on faculty at the UCLA Anderson School of Management, where his course on interpersonal communication was voted by students as one of the "top 10" experiences in their graduate program.
Dr. Ullmen is a frequent keynote speaker on how to influence for results without resorting to authority or relying on rewards and penalties. His most recent book, Real Influence: Persuade without Pushing and Gain without Giving In (Amacom, 2013), coauthored with Mark Goulston, is in print in many languages, and was chosen as one of the 30 Best Books in Business for 2013 by Soundview Executive Book Summaries.
Spanning a wide range of industries, his clients include industry leaders such as Apple, Bain & Co., Cisco, Deloitte, Disney, Genentech, Frito-Lay, Johnson & Johnson, Merrill Lynch, NASA, Nike, Oreck, Raytheon, St. Jude Children's Research Hospital, UBS, Verizon, Yamaha, and many others.
Dr. Ullmen also works with senior leadership teams, and one of the programs he created for a leading global firm was featured in a Harvard Business School case study on successful strategic and human capital change.
He received a BS from the U.S. Air Force Academy, a Master in Public Policy from Harvard University, and a PhD in organizational behavior from UCLA. He began his career as an officer in the U.S. Air Force, where he served in a global top-secret intelligence program and later at the U.S. Air Force Academy's Center for Character and Leadership Development.
Judy Steiner-Williams is a senior lecturer at Kelley Business School.
Judy teaches writing and business communication. During her 30-plus year tenure at Indiana University, Judy has taught both students and support staff. English, business, and adult education are her areas of expertise—all related to increasing effectiveness in the workplace. She also coauthored an e-text on effective business communication strategies and has conducted workshops and seminars to a variety of business groups.
Dave Crenshaw is an author and leadership coach who has been featured in Time and USA Today.
Dave Crenshaw is the master of building productive leaders. He has appeared in Time magazine, USA Today, Fast Company, and the BBC News. His courses on LinkedIn Learning have received millions of views. He has written four books and counting, including The Myth of Multitasking: How "Doing It All" Gets Nothing Done, which was published in six languages and is a time management bestseller. As an author, speaker, and online instructor, Dave has transformed hundreds of thousands of business leaders worldwide. Find out more at DaveCrenshaw.com.
Paul Nowak teaches speed-reading and memory improvement at organizations such as NASA and Google.
Paul Nowak is the founder and program director of Iris Reading, the largest provider of speed-reading training and memory improvement. His workshops have been taught to thousands of students and business professionals in major cities throughout the world. He has been a guest speaker at universities that include Harvard, Stanford, and the University of Chicago. His training programs have been taught to employees of NASA, Google, and a number of other Fortune 500 companies.