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Table of Contents

Chapter: Introduction

Introduction

04m 5s

Chapter: Lesson 1: Why Projects?

Learning objectives

00m 35s

1.1 Understand the general characteristics of projects

15m 52s

1.2 Recognize why projects are important for business success

08m 14s

1.3 Understand the project life cycle

10m 12s

Chapter: Lesson 2: Project Scope

Learning objectives

00m 38s

2.1 Understand the elements of project scope

03m 19s

2.2 Identify the conceptual development steps

11m 28s

2.3 Learn the critical elements of the scope statement

23m 40s

2.4 Determine what is required for work authorization

05m 23s

2.5 Recognize critical information related to scope reporting, control, and closeout

15m 50s

Chapter: Lesson 3: Risk Management

Learning objectives

00m 53s

3.1 Understand the critical nature of project risk management

14m 46s

3.2 Employ the four steps of risk management

37m 43s

Chapter: Lesson 4: Creating the Project Network

Learning objectives

00m 50s

4.1 Employ multiple elements in project planning and scheduling

23m 17s

4.2 Learn to break projects down into sub-elements

12m 50s

4.3 Learn key project scheduling terminology

05m 21s

4.4 Create project activity networks

25m 49s

Chapter: Lesson 5: Duration Estimation and Critical Path

Learning objectives

00m 44s

5.1 Employ activity duration estimation techniques

24m 3s

5.2 Identify the project’s critical path

24m 38s

5.3 Understand the steps to reduce the critical path

12m 34s

5.4 Employ Gantt charts as an alternative network method

05m 39s

Chapter: Lesson 6: Evaluation and Control

Learning objectives

00m 47s

6.1 Employ common methods for project tracking

27m 32s

6.2 Learn important Earned Value terminology

07m 42s

6.3 Recognize the steps in Earned Value management

21m 0s

6.4 Employ earned value to develop key tracking metrics

14m 44s

6.5 Understand key challenges in the effective use of earned value

04m 32s

Chapter: Lesson 7: Project Termination and Close-out

Learning objectives

00m 53s

7.1 Understand the important steps in project closeout

09m 37s

7.2 Learn to get the most out of lessons learned meetings

08m 5s

7.3 Learn the information required to close out projects

04m 33s

7.4 Understand why termination decisions are so difficult

16m 26s

7.5 Prepare for critical claims and disputes

13m 40s

Chapter: Summary

Summary

02m 31s