Fast Forward MBA Project Management 6E

(PROJ-MGMT.AE1) / ISBN : 978-1-64459-545-9
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The Fast Forward MBA Project Management 6E course is designed to elevate your project management skills and empower you with the essential knowledge to excel in the dynamic field of project management. This comprehensive course offers a deep dive into project management principles, methodologies, tools, and best practices, providing you with a solid foundation to lead successful projects. Whether you are new to project management or seeking to enhance your existing skills, this course is tailored to meet your needs.

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Lessons

26+ Lessons | 99+ Exercises | 225+ Quizzes | 144+ Flashcards | 144+ Glossary of terms

TestPrep

1+ Full Length Tests | 36+ Practice Test Questions

Video Lessons

13+ Videos | 01:31+ Hours

1

PREFACE

2

Project Management: A Platform for Innovation

  • INTRODUCTION
  • A TIMELESS LEADERSHIP TOOLSET
  • END POINT
3

Project Leadership: People Before Process

  • INTRODUCTION
  • PROJECT LEADERS NEED POLITICAL SAVVY
  • END POINT
4

Foundation Principles of Project Management

  • INTRODUCTION
  • HOW A PROJECT IS DEFINED
  • PROJECT MANAGEMENT FUNCTIONS
  • PROJECT LIFE CYCLE
  • ORGANIZING FOR PROJECTS
  • END POINT
5

Agile and Waterfall: Choose a Development Process

  • INTRODUCTION
  • COMMON AGILE PRACTICES
  • COMMON AGILE BENEFITS
  • INNOVATION PROJECTS EXPERIMENT TO DISCOVER DESIRABILITY AND VIABILITY
  • PRODUCT DEVELOPMENT METHODS INFLUENCE PROJECT MANAGEMENT
  • END POINT
6

Project Initiation: Turn a Problem or Opportunity into a Business Case

  • INTRODUCTION
  • A MINI‐ANALYSIS PHASE OR A COMPLETE PROJECT
  • THE ROLE OF A PROJECT MANAGER IN PROJECT INITIATION
  • BUSINESS RISK AND PROJECT RISK
  • END POINT
  • FAST FOUNDATION IN PROJECT MANAGEMENT
7

Engage Your Stakeholders and Win Their Cooperation

  • INTRODUCTION
  • STAKEHOLDER FOCUS THROUGHOUT THE LIFE OF THE PROJECT
  • END POINT
  • FAST FOUNDATION IN PROJECT MANAGEMENT
8

Write the Rules: Manage Expectations and Define Success

  • INTRODUCTION
  • END POINT
  • FAST FOUNDATION IN PROJECT MANAGEMENT
9

Risk Management: Minimize the Threats to Your Project

  • INTRODUCTION
  • STEP ONE: IDENTIFY THE RISKS
  • STEP TWO: ANALYZE AND PRIORITIZE THE RISKS
  • STEP THREE: DEVELOP RESPONSE PLANS
  • STEP FOUR: ESTABLISH CONTINGENCY AND RESERVE
  • STEP FIVE: CONTINUOUS RISK MANAGEMENT
  • END POINT
  • FAST FOUNDATION IN PROJECT MANAGEMENT
10

A Work Breakdown Structure Makes a Project Manageable

  • INTRODUCTION
  • WHEN VERY SMALL TASKS MAKE SENSE
  • END POINT
11

Realistic Scheduling

  • INTRODUCTION
  • PLANNING OVERVIEW
  • PLANNING STEP FOUR: CALCULATE AN INITIAL SCHEDULE
  • PLANNING STEP FIVE: ASSIGN AND LEVEL RESOURCES
  • END POINT
  • FAST FOUNDATION IN PROJECT MANAGEMENT
12

Manage Agile Development with Scrum

  • INTRODUCTION
  • SCRUM AT A GLANCE
  • MANAGING THE PRODUCT BACKLOG
  • KEY FACTORS FOR SCRUM TO BE EFFECTIVE
  • SCRUM AND PROJECT MANAGEMENT
  • END POINT
13

The Art and Science of Accurate Estimating

  • INTRODUCTION
  • ESTIMATING FUNDAMENTALS
  • ESTIMATING TECHNIQUES
  • END POINT
  • FAST FOUNDATION IN PROJECT MANAGEMENT
14

Balance the Trade‐Off Among Cost, Schedule, and Scope

  • INTRODUCTION
  • THREE LEVELS OF BALANCING A PROJECT
  • BALANCING AT THE PROJECT LEVEL
  • BALANCING AT THE BUSINESS CASE LEVEL
  • BALANCING AT THE ENTERPRISE LEVEL
  • END POINT
15

Managing Creative Projects: Insights from Media and Entertainment

  • INTRODUCTION
  • LESSONS FROM FILM, TELEVISION, AND VIDEO PRODUCTION
  • LESSONS FROM CREATING VIDEO GAMES
  • LESSONS FROM MUSIC PRODUCTION
  • LEARNING TO MANAGE MEDIA, ENTERTAINMENT, TECHNOLOGY, AND ART (M.E.T.A.) PROJECTS
  • END POINT
16

Build a High‐Performance Project Team

  • INTRODUCTION
  • A FRAMEWORK FOR BUILDING HIGH‐PERFORMANCE TEAMS
  • TEAM IDENTITY
  • TEAM LISTENING SKILLS
  • MEETING MANAGEMENT
  • PROBLEM ANALYSIS
  • CONFLICT MANAGEMENT
  • CONTINUOUS LEARNING
  • END POINT
  • FAST FOUNDATION IN PROJECT MANAGEMENT
17

Communicate with Project Stakeholders

  • INTRODUCTION
  • EMBRACE YOUR ROLE AS A LEADER
  • CREATING A COMMUNICATION PLAN
  • COMMUNICATING WITHIN THE PROJECT TEAM
  • VIRTUAL TEAMS BENEFIT FROM FORMAL COMMUNICATION
  • CLOSEOUT REPORTING
  • END POINT
  • FAST FOUNDATION IN PROJECT MANAGEMENT
18

Change Management: Engage Your Stakeholders to Maximize Value

  • INTRODUCTION
  • ACTIONS REQUIRED: ORGANIZATIONAL CHANGE MANAGEMENT
  • END POINT
19

Control Scope to Deliver Value

  • INTRODUCTION
  • END POINT
  • FAST FOUNDATION IN PROJECT MANAGEMENT
20

Measure Progress

  • INTRODUCTION
  • END POINT
21

Solve Common Project Problems

  • INTRODUCTION
  • RESPONSIBILITY BEYOND YOUR AUTHORITY
  • DISASTER RECOVERY
  • WHEN THE CUSTOMER DELAYS THE PROJECT
  • THE IMPOSSIBLE DREAM
  • FIGHTING FIRES
  • MANAGING VOLUNTEERS
  • END POINT
22

Enterprise Project Management: Align Projects with Strategy

  • INTRODUCTION
  • THREE TIERS OF MANAGEMENT WITHIN EPM: PORTFOLIO, PROGRAM, PROJECT
  • THE FOUR COMPONENTS OF EPM: PROCESS, PEOPLE, TECHNOLOGY, PMO
  • ESTABLISH CONSISTENT EPM PROCESSES
  • TECHNOLOGY ENABLES EPM PROCESSES
  • SUPPORT PROJECT MANAGEMENT: THE PROJECT MANAGEMENT OFFICE
  • END POINT
23

Requirements: Describe the Solution Target

  • INTRODUCTION
  • REQUIREMENTS SCOPE AND PROCESSES
  • REQUIREMENTS DEVELOPMENT ACTIVITIES
  • THE AUDIENCE FOR REQUIREMENTS
  • END POINT
24

Use the Quality Discipline to Hit the Target

  • INTRODUCTION
  • BUILD THE QUALITY DISCIPLINE INTO A PROJECT
  • QUALITY ASSURANCE AND QUALITY CONTROL
  • THE QUALITY DISCIPLINE IMPROVES PROCESSES
  • QUALITY IS AN ORGANIZATIONAL COMMITMENT
  • END POINT
25

Pass the PMP Exam

  • INTRODUCTION
  • REQUIREMENTS TO EARN THE PMP
  • END POINT
26

APPENDIX A: The Detailed Planning Model

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