Project Management Foundations with Bonnie Biafore
Learn what it takes to deliver projects successfully. Explore the basics of project management, from building a project plan to managing progress.
3h 20m • COURSE
Microsoft Project 2019 and Project Online Desktop Essential Training with Bonnie Biafore
Learn how to master Microsoft Project, the world's leading project management software. This training covers Project 2019 and Project Online Desktop.
5h 21m • COURSE
Microsoft Project Quick Tips with Bonnie Biafore
Get quick answers to your most urgent Project questions. These one-minute tips help you work more efficiently in Microsoft Project, the popular project management software.
37m 9s • COURSE
Project Management Foundations: Integration with Oliver Yarbrough
Accelerate your project's performance by mastering integration management. Gain tactical knowledge on how to integrate all the components of a project to make it successful.
44m 25s • COURSE
Project Management Foundations: Requirements with Terri Wagner
Discover how to gather and analyze project requirements.
1h 35m • COURSE
Project Management Foundations: Schedules with Bonnie Biafore
Learn how to proactively manage project schedules. Get project management tips to resolve schedule conflicts, shorten timeframes, and reduce costs.
2h 7m • COURSE
Project Management Foundations: Budgets with Bob McGannon
Learn how to manage your project's budget—a foundational knowledge area from the Project Management Body of Knowledge (PMBOK®).
1h 10m • COURSE
Project Management Foundations: Quality with Bob McGannon
Discover how to manage your project quality and produce results that provide lasting value to your business.
1h 22m • COURSE
Project Management Foundations: Teams with Bob McGannon
Discover how to build, shape, and maximize project teams.
1h 29m • COURSE
Project Management Foundations: Communication with Doug Rose
Learn communication strategies that can help you keep your projects on track. See how to create a communication plan, effectively manage project meetings, write concise reports, and more.
1h 1m • COURSE
Project Management Foundations: Risk with Bob McGannon
Learn how to manage project risk—a foundational knowledge area from the Project Management Body of Knowledge (PMBOK®).
1h 9m • COURSE
Project Management Foundations: Procurement with Oliver Yarbrough
Learn how to plan, manage, and execute project procurements, including procurement contracts, and explore emerging trends such as rapid procurement.
1h 12m • COURSE
Project Management Foundations: Stakeholders with Terri Wagner
Learn how to manage stakeholders with savvy communication strategies that increase engagement in the final project.
1h 1m • COURSE
Project Management Foundations: Ethics with Bob McGannon
Ethics are integral to project participation and success. Learn how to recognize and apply appropriate ethical standards to your project management process.
1h 11m • COURSE
Project Management Simplified with Chris Croft
Management consultant Chris Croft reveals 12 project-management techniques that any manager can use to save time and drive greater value from projects across the organization.
1h 19m • COURSE
Project Management Starts with Laying Good Ground Rules with Big Think
Get project management advice from real-world practitioners. Learn how to manage projects with clarity of purpose and creative freedom.
33m 58s • COURSE
The Top 10 Project Management Mistakes—and How to Avoid Them with Chris Croft
Approach project management from a new perspective: by exploring what NOT to do. Learn the 10 most common mistakes project managers make and how to avoid them.
2h 11m • COURSE
You'll learn project management with these experts.
Bonnie Biafore is a certified project management professional (PMP), trainer, and best-selling author.
Bonnie has 25+ years of experience in project management and training, and more than 25 best-selling books, including Practical Project Management with Microsoft Project 2016, Microsoft Project 2013: The Missing Manual, Successful Project Management—an award winner at the 2012 STC International competition—QuickBooks: The Missing Manual, and Your Project Management Coach. Her novel, Fresh Squeezed, is available on Amazon and other book retailers. She has authored dozens of courses for LinkedIn Learning. She also provides project management and Microsoft Project consulting services. When not attached to her computer, she hikes in the mountains, takes aerial dance classes and improv comedy classes, plays the banjo, and cooks gourmet food. You can find her on LinkedIn at https://www.linkedin.com/in/bonniebiafore.
Oliver Yarbrough, PMP®, is an author, speaker, trainer, and project management and strategic marketing expert.After a highly productive corporate career that took him from the halls of corporate America to assignments in the Middle East and beyond, Oliver combined his diverse B2B marketing, sales, and project management experience in order to empower organizations and professionals to build relationships faster, shorten sales cycles, execute projects better, and increase profits.He offers fresh insights and encourages his audiences and clients to take action with a captivating, entertaining, and down-to-earth style. He shares with them his hands-on experience building and managing professional relationships for some of the largest companies in the world, including Lucent Technologies, Staples, and Sprint, along with his own successful business ventures.Oliver holds a master's degree from the F. W. Olin Graduate School of Business at Babson College (MBA program ranked #1 in entrepreneurship for 25 consecutive years by U.S. News & World Report). He is a former board member of the Technology Association of Georgia (TAG), as well as the National Contract Management Association (NCMA), Atlanta chapter. Additionally, he has been featured in "People on the Move" in the Atlanta Business Chronicle.Today, he is an active member of the Project Management Institute (PMI®). Oliver is also president of BOBCAT Academy. He can be found at OliverYarbrough.com and on Twitter @OliverYarbrough.On a personal note, Oliver has a great passion for global cultural immersion. He loves to travel and learn about customs from locals that he meets. He has been fortunate to live, work, and explore such fascinating places as South Africa, Asia, South America, Central America, Saudi Arabia, and Canada. Currently, he lives and works in Atlanta, Georgia, where he is a staple in the city's professional and social fabric, volunteering with nonprofit organizations, moderating events, and regularly networking.
Terri Wagner is a PMP and certified scrum master. She leads high-profile project portfolios for her clients.
Terri Wagner has managed multimillion dollar project management office portfolios for domestic and international consulting clients. She has provided the capital planning and earned value management efforts for a program over $130 million dollars. Terri has also led teams of project managers, business analysts, process specialists, operational groups, and trainers in the planning, design, development, and deployment of system and operational enhancements, as well as client-based initiatives. She has been awarded honors for being a creative thinker with the ability to successfully apply technology for the advancement of internal and external operational efficiencies and quality. She has taught project management, project leadership simulations, portfolio management, program management, business leadership, quality management, business acumen, emotional intelligence, critical thinking, team problem solving, and other topics to state agencies, governmental entities, corporate clients, and at the graduate level in the university system. Terri has delivered training, consulting, and project management in the United States, Canada, the Caribbean, and Europe while continuing to both run projects and consult with organizations on project management methodologies and strategies.
Terri is owner/managing member of Mentor Source, Inc., a Colorado-based project management consulting and training company. She is a certified Project Management Professional and certified Scrum Master. Visit her website at mentor-source.com.
Bob McGannon is a PMP and a PRINCE2 certified consultant, coach, author, and keynote speaker.Bob has set up project management and leadership programs on three continents. He currently serves as the director of Intelligent Disobedience Leadership Pty Ltd in Australia. His company focuses on improving the quality and quantity of business outcomes by sharing novel leadership techniques—using approaches deployed to train dogs! He regularly leverages his capabilities in the portfolio, program, and project management space, and provides leadership consulting, workshops, keynotes, and coaching.Bob specializes in organizational leadership using "intelligent disobedience." He also has extensive experience in strategic program and portfolio management. He has over 30 years of IT, project management, and project analysis experience, 18 of those years with IBM. His management experience includes technology outsourcing, IT delivery measurement and quality, business analysis, and general project management. Bob has worked internationally while playing a major role in the development of international trade applications in use in the United States and Europe. He resides in Australia, where he has worked on government and international private enterprise improvement projects. He has managed project teams as large as 460 individuals, once serving as the IT delivery manager for IBM, supporting American Express.Bob is certified as a Project Management Professional by the Project Management Institute, an Executive Project Manager with IBM, and a Project Management Coach for the Boeing Corporation. He also holds a practitioner certificate in the PRINCE2 project management methodology. Bob's book, Intelligent Disobedience: The Difference Between Good and Great Leaders is available from Amazon outlets or from the publisher (Routledge in Oxford, UK).
Doug Rose teaches Fortune 500s and next-gen project management professionals how to be agile and lead change.
Doug Rose specializes in organizational coaching, training, and change management. He's worked for more than 20 years transforming organizations with technology and training. He's helped several Fortune 500 clients optimize their business processes and improve productivity and delivery. His most recent book is Leading Agile Teams. He also teaches several lively and engaging courses at the University of Chicago, Syracuse University, Emory University, and the University of Virginia.
Doug has a master's degree in information management and a juris doctor (JD) degree. He is a certified Project Management Professional (PMP), Agile Certified Professional (PMI-ACP), Certified ScrumMaster (CSM), Certified Scrum Professional (CSP), and CompTIA Certified Technical Trainer (CTT+), as well as a Cloudera Certified Developer for Apache Hadoop (CCHD).
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.
Big Think is one of the largest short-form video providers of soft skills knowledge.
Big Think is a thought-leadership platform that creates and curates the world's leading experts' insights and distills them into bite-sized knowledge for quick, easy, and actionable learning. Whether it is a neuroscientist, scholar, entrepreneur, or CEO, Big Think provides content from the best and brightest minds of today in ways to help you become better personally, or professionally.
The mission of Big Think is to help people get faster and smarter to help them achieve success in the 21st-century knowledge economy.