Discover how to manage projects effectively with “real world” techniques, so you can earn more money and advance your career.
PM Student offers practical training and resources for people who want to manage projects successfully NOW, without any useless theory or fluff.
Our Project Management Courses
as Offered on Coursera
Project Management Principles and Practices Specialization
Taught by Margaret Meloni, MBA, PMP (your pmStudent Community Leader), it is great for project management basics, it is affordable, it is self-paced and 100% online. Margaret Meloni developed this course with the University of California, Irvine. And this could be the overview that some of you seek. It's called the Project Management Principles and Practices Specialization
You will see Margaret in the videos, and you will be completing assignments she designed, As a self-directed course, you will receive credit for your work - but Margaret will not be in the discussions or specifically grading your work.
THOUSANDS of people have enrolled in this course. Why not you?
Work Smarter, Not Harder: Time Management for Personal and Professional Productivity
Even as a master of estimates and timelines, you still might want to improve your own time management skills. If you are feeling like your days are getting away from you. If you know that you are subject to distractions, and you would like some helpful tips and techniques to get more out of your day, without spending more time working - then jump into this self-directed fully online course and add to your skillset.
Work Smarter Not Harder - it is self-directed and taught by Margaret Meloni.
Leading with Compassion: How YOU Can Be a Compassionate Project Manager$52
Compassion can make you a stronger and more effective leader. In this leadership course you will:
- Learn the benefits of compassion in the workplace
- Understand how to introduce compassion to your organizational culture
- Create strategies to use compassion in difficult workplace situations
- Create your own plan for leading wit compassion
- Earn 8 professional development units
And this course is completely self-paced, you access the materials on your schedule.
Positive Politics for Project Managers$24
Politics are necessary, but they are not necessarily evil. A successful leader is a good politician, project managers are leaders therefore project managers are politicians too. One of the biggest mistakes you can make as a project manager is not to play politics.
Positive politics is power used ethically. Don't skip politics, play positive politics. Use your power for good Your team needs you to wield your power in order to help them overcome the obstacles they face while they work. It is wrong for you to sit back and let your time get pushed around simply because you refuse to play politics.
This audio course is for project managers who are looking to fine-tune leadership skills, specifically seeking to understand politics in the workplace and how those politics impact your project success.
What will you learn in this course?
- Understand what politics has to do with project management
- Make a commitment to become a project politician
- Understand the key networks you need to build
- Successfully leverage, power, influence, and currencies
- Create your political plan
- Implement your political plan
Strategic Project Status$24
YOU are being judged. And your ability to run a project and to perform as a leader is being assessed while you present the latest about your project.
This short self-paced course will show you the following:
- How to be strategic with project status.
- Why organizational culture matters.
- How to take stakeholder analysis seriously.
- How to use what you know to communicate effectively.
- How to deliver difficult news.
And you will earn 1.5 professional development units.
Project Management Mini-Lessons$18
Sometimes you just need some quick tips to shore up your existing knowledge and experience.A mini-lesson to help bridge the gap between a concept and the real world. That is what Project Management Mini-lessons will bring you. Practical advice on how to handle stakeholders, conduct resource planning, report status to executives, create accurate estimates and much, much more.
WBSCoach TrainingFrom $8.99
Discover how to structure every project so that it is clearly defined. WBSCoach Training will lead you from chaos to structure. Replacing confusion about the project with clarity and direction. This step-by-step process makes it easy to start using right away.