35 Hours/PDUs Of No-Nonsense Project Management Training

This is the Big Kahuna package of project management training! Over 35 hours of lessons total spanning 8 courses. New project managers will have a head start of years, and experienced project managers will discover paradigm shifts and techniques that will change how they manage projects forever.

This course consists of all 8 other courses which you can browse through and watch sample lessons below. Check out the student feedback and you’ll see that both experienced project managers and new entrants into the field are raving about this coaching.

The Project Overview Course

The Project Overview Course
New project managers will come away from this course with the ability to start managing projects. Experienced project managers will come away with a new perspective and set of strategies and tools to manage their project more effectively.

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Initiation 1h 13m 28s
Business Case Part 1 16m 51s
Business Case Part 2 13m 56s
Project Plan Part 1 18m 16s
10m 33s
Project Plan Part 3 13m 25s
Planning 1h 22m 5s
27m 8s
Work Breakdown Structure Q&A 18m 37s
Schedule 13m 46s
Cost 5m 46s
Contingency Planning & Establishing a Baseline 16m 36s
Execution, Monitoring and Controlling 2h 57m 53s
Managing Resources 9m 7s
Managing Resources Q&A Part 1 8m 1s
Managing Resources Q&A Part 2 9m 7s
20m 55s
One-on-Ones 6m 35s
Project Team Meetings 3m 26s
Motivation 8m 52s
Motivation Webinar with Bas De Baar 19m 11s
Acquisition & Conflict Management 23m 17s
Leadership 8m 17s
Risk Management 23m 45s
Configuration and Quality Management 14m 35s
3m 21s
Status Reporting 16m 39s
Closing and Bonus Materials 1h 50m 10s
Project Closure 6m 57s
1 h 43m 10s
Certificate of Completion
7.25 Category B PDUs 7h 23m 37s

The Project Career Coaching Course

In this course, Josh Nankivel teaches you how to pursue you career in project management. The course includes lessons and worksheets to help you leverage your strengths, clearly define your career goals, and plot your career path. Josh teaches you how to build and maintain a strong professional network and target organizations you want to work for. Finally there are many lessons on the nitty-gritty details of job seeking and how to land your target role.

Introduction 35m 51s
9m 54s
Josh’s Story 12m 27s
Josh’s Story (Continued) 13m 29s
Starting Point & Goals 54m 21s
What Is Your Starting Point? ###[Download Worksheet]### 14m 55s
What Is Your Starting Point? (Continued) 12m 2s
What Are Your Career Goals? ###[Download Worksheet]### 13m 35s
13m 48s
Education & Certifications 1h 43m 51s
Education 12m 11s
Certification Overview 10m 42s
12m 46s
30m 30s
37m 41s
Gaining Experience & Career Planning 34m 54s
6m 44s
Gaining Experience Case Study 5m 8s
Gaining Experience (Continued) 13m 43s
Plan Your Career ###[Download Worksheet]### 9m 17s
27m 28s
Project Career – Interview with Cornelius Fichtner (Continued) 35m 41s
Professional Relationships 53m 17s
Professional Organizations and Networking ###[Download Worksheet]### 23m 34s
Online Networking 9m 15s
Offline Networking 8m 49s
11m 38s
Job Seeking 2h 42m 44s
Researching Organizations 16m 28s
10m 23s
Resume Writing Process 13m 12s
Resume Considerations 10m 53s
The Truthful Resume 14m 12s
Cover Letters 14m 45s
17m 41s
References 10m 57s
Interview Preparation 14m 5s
Interview Techniques 16m 40s
Interview Questions 16m 48s
Handling Offers 6m 33s
50m 54s
This course is not applicable for PDU Credit from the PMI. 9h 19m 3s

The Project Charter Course

In this course, Josh Nankivel explains the purpose and elements of a good project charter. He follows this up with examples and then creating a project charter from scratch. Two students revisions of their own project charters are reviewed and critiqued in front of your eyes. Finally Max Walker joins Josh for a discussion about managing small projects and the project charter.

The Purpose of the Project Charter 15m 26s
5m 32s
The Purpose of the Project Charter (continued) 6m 37s
The Purpose of the Project Charter (continued) 3m 26s
Elements of the Project Charter and Change Management 18m 52s
6m 27s
Elements of the Project Charter (continued) 5m 59s
Project Charter Change Management 6m 26s
Project Charter Examples 38m 33s
Exploring Examples of Project Charters 10m 10s
16m 34s
Exploring Examples of Project Charters (continued) 11m 49s
Creating a Project Charter From Scratch 34m 47s
Creating a Project Charter Template From Scratch 9m 41s
Creating a Project Charter Template From Scratch (continued) 15m 40s
37m 35s
Project Charter – Interview with Max Walker (mp3 download)
Certificate of Completion
4 Category B PDUs 3h 41m 13s

The Project Management Plan Course

The Project Management Plan Course
What is a Project Management Plan, really? What’s it good for? And if it’s such a good thing to do how can it be done effectively?

Get ready for a whirlwind of in-depth concepts and practical how-to demonstration you can put into practice immediately for successful project management!

PM Plan Demo Files [.doc] / [.docx] (These are the end result of what I create from scratch on video with you through the lessons)

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Concepts 1h 13m 24s
4m 23s
Config, Quality, Documentation, Scope, Schedule, Cost Management 18m 04s
HR, Communication, Risk, Procurements Management 10m 21s
Examples 10m 29s
Needs Assessment – Communications, Documentation, Schedule Management 13m 40s
Needs Assessment – Scope, Cost, Risk Management 7m 59s
Needs Assessment – HR, Config and Quality Management 8m 25s
Creating a Project Management Plan From Scratch 5h 19m 59s
Purpose, Configuration and Quality Management 16m 09s
Scope Management 21m 26s
Schedule Management 34m 48s
Cost Management 17m 13s
12m 47s
Cost Management Continued (EVM Focus) 16m 21s
Tool Time! Microsoft Word Formatting Tips & Tricks 17m 47s
Human Resources 19m 30s
Tool Time! Microsoft Word Cross-Referencing 3m 16s
Human Resources Continued (Labor Categories, Staff Transitions, Performance) 14m 24s
Human Resources Continued (Training Practices and Artifacts) 8m 32s
4m 06s
Human Resources Continued (Sample RACI) 21m 39s
Communication Management (Approach) 17m 58s
Communication Management Continued (Standing Meetings) 18m 21s
Communication Management Continued (Adhoc Meetings, Status Reporting) 10m 12s
Risk Management 11m 00s
Risk Management 12m 36s
5m 58s
Risk Management (Strategies and Triggers) 15m 16s
Risk Management (Risk Management Board) 8m 2s
Procurement Management & Final Formatting 12m 25s
Certificate of Completion PM Plan Demo Files [.doc] / [.docx]
6.5 Category B PDUs 6h 33m 23s

It’s Xmind that I use for Mind Mapping Software

I replied to point out the links to download the full completed file that I created live during the course, and used this feedback to make the download links easier to see for students.

The Work Breakdown Structure Course

The Work Breakdown Structure Course
The Work Breakdown Structure (WBS) is one of the most powerful tools available to a project manager. And yet it’s used incorrectly or not at all by so many practitioners today. This course will change your paradigm in regards to the WBS and it’s use in effective project management.

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Getting Started 37m 49s
Full, stand-alone eBook version of this entire course
9m 44s
Why do I need a WBS anyway? (audio) 7m 21s
What do I need before I start? (audio) 5m 6s
How do I structure my WBS? (audio) 15m 38s
Tools 44m 26s
Excel 2m 33s
Mind Manager 6m 29s
MindMeister 6m 25s
Mindomo 10m 45s
Post-it Method 4m 30s
Visio 9m 47s
3m 57s
Implementation 41m 13s
How do I actually create my WBS? (audio) 11m 24s
WBS Checklist
How do I use my WBS? (audio) 6m 16s
14m 53s
Example Project (When the WBS Graphic Becomes Too Big!) 8m 40s
Q&A Sessions and Interviews 2h 3m 55s
Q & A (Terminology and Sequencing) 3m 51s
6m 31s
Q & A (Using MS Project to create your WBS?) 8m 48s
Interview – General Work Breakdown Structure 28m 39s
Interview – Structure 29m 15s
Interview – More WBS Tips 46m 51s
Certificate of Completion
4 Hours plus 2 hours assigned study = 6 Category B PDUs 4h 7m 23s

The Project Requirements Course

In this course, Josh Nankivel introduces core concepts for project requirements. Following that, lessons are given on requirements elicitation, modeling, specification, verification, and validation.

Introduction 44m 58s
7m 39s
FURPS 15m 43s
Rational Unified Process and Other Approaches 12m 15s
Requirements Process 9m 19s
Requirements Elicitation & Modeling 1h 0m 4s
Eliciting Requirements – Stakeholder Identification 9m 21s
Eliciting Requirements – Stakeholder Interviews 10m 40s
11m 37s
Modeling Requirements – Use Case Example Part 1 8m 46s
Modeling Requirements – Use Case Example Part 2 9m 18s
Modeling Requirements – Use Case Example Part 3 10m 19s
Requirements Specification 1h 5m 35s
11m 10s
Good Requirements Specification (Continued) 11m 09s
Bad Requirements Specification 10m 20s
Bad Requirements Specification (Continued) 11m 13s
Requirements Management 9m 51s
Requirements Specification Example 12m 0s
Requirements Verification & Validation 5m 23s
5m 23s
Certificate of Completion
3 Hours = 3 Category B PDUs 2h 56m 02s

The Project Estimation Course

In this course, Josh Nankivel explains exactly what a Basis of Estimates(BOE) is, important project estimation concepts including task decomposition, and estimation techniques including planning poker and storyboarding. A Basis of Estimates is then created before your eyes and explained along with an example of an Agile Basis of Estimates.

Introduction 25m 16s
10m 5s
BOE Considerations 15m 11s
Task Decomposition 23m 27s
8m 9s
Task Decomposition with Xmind 15m 38s
Project Estimation Techniques 1h 45m 26s
18m 25s
Needs Assessment – Scope, Cost, Risk Management 14m 31s
Needs Assessment – HR, Config & Quality Management 9m 14s
Purpose, Configuration & Quality Management 11m 11s
Scope Management 13m 52s
Schedule Management 12m 49s
Cost Management 15m 44s
Cost Management Continued (EVM Focus) 9m 40s
Project Estimation Examples 47m 14s
Cost Management Continued (EVM Focus) 10m 14s
Tool Time! Microsoft Word Formatting Tips & Tricks 16m 58s
7m 28s
Tool Time! Microsoft Word Cross-Referencing 12m 34s
Certificate of Completion
3.25 Category B PDUs 3h 21m 43s

The Project Scheduling Course

In this course, Josh Nankivel explains universal scheduling concepts, followed by specific discussion and examples of waterfall, lean/kanban, agile/scrum, and critical chain project scheduling.

Objectives 3m 44s
3m 44s
Universal Concepts 45m 47s
Universal Scheduling Concepts 10m 24s
9m 37s
Scheduling Prerequisites and Crashing 11m 30s
Common Scheduling Mistakes 14m 16s
Waterfall Project Scheduling 1h 19m 14s
Waterfall Scheduling Concepts 17m 51s
Waterfall Scheduling Example using MS Project 24m 32s
4m 23s
32m 28s
Lean/Kanban Project Scheduling 1h 3m 43s
10m 1s
Physical Kanban Scheduling Example 16m 31s
Online Kanban Scheduling Example 15m 40s
Kanban Flow, Prediction, Status, and Schedule Change 21m 31s
Agile Scrum Project Scheduling 30m 36s
Agile Scrum Scheduling 13m 58s
Agile Scrum Scheduling (Continued) 16m 38s
Critical Chain Project Scheduling 25m 20s
25m 20s
Certificate of Completion
4 Category B PDUs 4h 4m 40s

Kanban 101

Kanban is a method for developing products with an emphasis on just-in-time delivery while not overloading the developers. It emphasizes that developers pull work from a queue, and the process, from definition of a task to its delivery to the customer, is displayed for participants to see.

In this presentation, Josh shows you exactly why Kanban is so powerful. Then you will witness Kanban in action and come away with a deep understanding of the process and how to implement it on your own project teams immediately. You also get a glimpse inside Cornelius’ fantastic PDU Podcast.

Lean Project Management 101 with Kanban 1h 34m 36s
Core Lean/Kanban Concepts 28m 1s
Lean/Kanban Benefits and Examples 31m 47s
Lean/Kanban Benefits and Examples (continued) 34m 48s
Certificate of Completion
1 Hours = 1 Category B PDU 1h 34m 36s

Price: $ 397
35 hours/PDUs