Project Manager Profession. Career Vision and How To Become One

Key skills of a project manager, project management principles, team communication secrets

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What you will get:
Learn all the features of Project Manager
Learn how to use professional terminology with the help of Project Manager Dictionary
Understand how the work on the project using the Waterfall and Agile methods
Learn which tasks change-management, and in what areas it is needed
Learn the mistakes that should be avoided Project Manager
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About this course
Project manager is a professional who knows how to set goals and achieve them, despite constant market fluctuations. To be successful, you need to have a clear plan. To do this, the project manager breaks down the goal into several component parts and gives each of them specificity. As a wise mentor, the manager is with the team at all stages of the project, helping it to avoid setbacks.

Project management is one of the most sought-after skills in the job market. But, at the same time, it is a complex and multifaceted skill that can take years to master. Fortunately, you have a unique chance to avoid many mistakes that every project manager makes early in their career.

If you feel an interest in management and want to reach the top career ladder, we will be happy to share our experience in our online course. The training will help you review all phases of the project life cycle and explore the basic responsibilities of a project manager. The course discusses common management mistakes and gives instructions on how to hedge against unforeseen circumstances.
Skills you will get:
  • Change management
  • Financial planning
  • Developing a project plan
  • Project management
Course structure

Lesson 1. Project management. Basic concepts

At the beginning of the course, you will get familiar with basic concepts and professional slang. You will learn about a project, project budget, a schedule, resources. You will understand the purpose of the project manager.

In addition, you can learn 12 rules of project management.

Lesson 2. Stages of the project

You will learn how to work effectively with the project and its four stages necessary for productive work. You will learn how to bring projects to life and follow them up as they develop. We will explore such methods of project management as Waterfall and Agile, study their advantages and disadvantages.In addition, you will learn when exactly project management methods are effective.

Lesson 3. Change-management

We will study the concept of Change-management and outline where you can apply it. You will learn what change management is, in what cases it is necessary, and learn how to effectively organize the management process.In the supplementary materials, you will be able to learn the top 5 management methods in times of constant change.

Lesson 4. Some useful tips for project managers

We will find out the difference between a good project manager and a bad one, and what their responsibilities. The lesson will help you develop the skills and qualities of a professional in demand. You will also learn what mistakes a project manager should avoid, how to use professional terminology in your work.In the supplementary materials, we prepared for you 10 rules of the project manager and mistakes to avoid. You will also receive a list of abbreviations that are used in project management.

Lesson 5. Project manager tools

The lesson will allow you to understand in detail the tools of the project manager that help with planning. You will learn how to manage projects using the Trello, what the advantages of the Asana application are, and you will understand the functionality of the Basecamp platform. We will discuss how to use systems such as Jira and Microsoft Project. As a bonus, you will get a useful list of services for building Gantt charts.Additionally, you will consider typical mistakes when setting tasks.

Lesson 6. Project budget

You will master the main tools of budgeting. You will also learn how best to organize your expenses and what you need to pay attention to when forming a budget. We'll give you a budgeting template along with some helpful tips to help you budget properly.In the supplemental materials, you will learn 5 common problems with the budget and how to solve them.

Lesson 7. Templates for project management

In this lesson, you will learn how to manage risks and changes, how to set long-term plans and effectively implement them. You'll get some useful risk management templates to take control of your projects. You will also learn how stakeholders can impact a project.In the supplementary materials, you will receive a planner that can help you to make a map of the tasks of the project participant and the project passport.

Lesson 8. How to become a project manager? Prospects of development

In the final lesson, we will discuss the earnings of the average project manager and where project managers are most in demand. We will talk about the advantages and disadvantages of this profession and how to master in a short time. In the end, you will receive tips for further growth.Additionally, we will give you a table of the required skills of a project manager.