Project Management for Engineering and Technology

(pearson-info-sys-mgmt) / ISBN : 978-1-64459-339-4
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Use the Project Management for Engineering and Technology course to gain knowledge and skills required to work with project management techniques such as negotiation, personal time management, change management, diversity, and overcoming adversity. This project management training course is intended for project managers and reflects the latest standards in the "Project Management Body of Knowledge" (PMBOK). The course imparts the skills that are required for the project managers to work as team leaders and motivators.

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18+ Lessons | 151+ Quizzes | 88+ Flashcards | 88+ Glossary of terms

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54+ Pre Assessment Questions | 60+ Post Assessment Questions |

1

Overview of Project Management

  • Project Defined
  • Need for Project Managers
  • Essential Elements of a Project
  • Internal Versus External Projects
  • Speaking the Language of Project Management
  • Project Success Criteria
  • People Skills in Project Management
  • Summary
  • Key Terms and Concepts
  • Review Questions
  • Application Activities
2

Roles and Responsibilities of Project Managers

  • The Project Manager's Functions
  • Process Functions of Project Managers
  • People Functions of Project Managers
  • Characteristics of an Effective Project Manager
  • Functional, Matrix, and Project-Based Organizations
  • Project Management Certifications
  • Summary
  • Key Terms and Concepts
  • Review Questions
  • Application Activities
3

Project Initiation

  • Outcomes of the Project Initiation Phase
  • Project Description
  • Project Feasibility Analysis
  • Project Concept Document
  • Project Charter
  • Stakeholder Register
  • Project Kickoff Meeting
  • Summary
  • Key Terms and Concepts
  • Review Questions
  • Application Activity
4

Project Planning — The Schedule

  • Benefits of Planning and Scheduling
  • The Planning and Scheduling Process
  • Developing the Work Breakdown Structure
  • Key Facts About Developing a WBS
  • The WBS Dictionary
  • Enterprise Environmental Factors
  • Estimating Activity Duration and Sequencing Activities
  • Displaying the Project Schedule
  • The CPM Network Diagram
  • Scheduling Software and Combined Schedule Formats
  • Summary
  • Key Terms and Concepts
  • Review Questions
  • Application activities
5

Project Planning — The Cost Estimate and Budget

  • The Cost Estimate
  • Costs To Be Included in Estimates
  • Estimating Methods
  • Estimating Products
  • The Budget
  • Summary
  • Key Terms and Concepts
  • Review Questions
  • Application Activities
6

Project Planning — HR, Communication, Procurement, and Quality Plans

  • The Human Resource Plan
  • The Communication Plan
  • Procurement Plan
  • The Quality Management Plan
  • Summary
  • Key Terms and Concepts
  • Review Questions
  • Application Activities
7

Project Planning — The Risk Management Plan

  • Risk Defined
  • Risk Management Defined
  • Classifications of Risk Factors
  • Risk As It Relates to Project Success Criteria
  • Risk Identification Process
  • Qualitative Risk Analysis
  • Quantitative Risk Analysis
  • Quantitative Analysis Tools
  • Summary
  • Key Terms and Concepts
  • Review Questions
  • Application Activities
8

Project Execution — Build the Project Team

  • Teambuilding Defined
  • Common Mission: The Basis of Effective Teamwork
  • Building the Project Team
  • Explaining the Roles of Team Members
  • Explain How the Team is Supposed to Operate
  • Four-Step Model for Building Effective Teams
  • Evaluating Teambuilding Activities
  • Initiating the Team's Work
  • Teams should be Coached
  • Handling Conflict in Teams
  • Summary
  • Key Terms and Concepts
  • Review Questions
  • Application Activities
9

Project Execution — Procurements

  • Procurement Methods
  • Preparing an RFP or RFQ Package
  • Bonds, Addenda, and Alternates
  • Contracts for Subcontractors and Materials Suppliers
  • Evaluating Bidders and Bids
  • Ethics in Procurement
  • Summary
  • Key terms and concepts
  • Review questions
  • Application Activities
10

Project Monitoring and Control

  • Monitoring and Controlling Scope
  • Monitoring and Controlling the Schedule
  • Monitoring and Controlling Costs
  • Earned Value Management
  • To-Complete Performance Index
  • Performance Reviews
  • Cost Monitoring and Control Software
  • Quality Monitoring and Control Methods
  • Monitoring and Controlling Risk
  • Summary
  • Key Terms and Concepts
  • Review Questions
  • Application Activities
11

Project Closeout

  • Steps in the Project Closeout Process
  • Verify the Scope
  • Close Out the Contract
  • Close Out the Administrative Aspects of the Project
  • Conduct a Lessons-Learned Review
  • Develop the Project Closeout Report
  • Recognize Team Members
  • Complete the Final Step
  • Summary
  • Key Terms and Concepts
  • Review Questions
  • Application Activities
12

Project Managers as Team Leaders

  • Leadership Defined
  • Influencing Team Members
  • Eight Cs of Leadership for Project Managers
  • Caring and Leadership
  • Competence and Leadership
  • Character and Leadership
  • Communication and Leadership
  • Clarity and Leadership
  • Commitment and Leadership
  • Courage and Leadership
  • Credibility and Leadership
  • Summary
  • Key Terms and Concepts
  • Review Questions
  • Application Activity
13

Project Managers as Motivators

  • Motivation Defined
  • Motivational Context
  • Basic Survival Needs and Motivation
  • Safety and Security Needs and Motivation
  • Social Needs and Motivation
  • Esteem Needs and Motivation
  • Self-Actualization Needs and Motivation
  • Developing Personal Motivation Plans
  • Additional Motivation Strategies
  • Summary
  • Key Terms and Concepts
  • Review Questions
  • Application Activities
14

Communicating, Influencing, and Negotiating

  • Begin with a Communication Plan
  • Communication Skills can be Learned
  • Communication Defined
  • Communication is a Process
  • Not All Communication is Effective
  • Factors that can Inhibit Communication
  • Listening Well Improves Communication
  • Nonverbal Communication
  • Verbal Communication
  • Communicating Corrective Feedback
  • Written Communication
  • Influencing and Negotiating in Project Management
  • Negotiation Defined
  • Characteristics of Effective Negotiators
  • Preparation and Successful Negotiations
  • Conducting Negotiations
  • After Agreeing—Follow Through
  • Summary
  • Key Terms and Concepts
  • Review Questions
  • Application Activities
15

Project Managers and Time Management

  • Poor Time Management and Team Performance
  • Common Time Management Problems and their Solutions
  • Summary
  • Key Terms and Concepts
  • Review Questions
  • Application Activities
16

Project Managers and Change

  • Change Management Model for Project Managers
  • Summary
  • Key Terms and Concepts
  • Review Questions
  • Application Activities
17

Project Managers and Diversity

  • Diversity Defined
  • Diversity-Related Concepts
  • Prejudice is Learned Behavior that can be Unlearned
  • Overcoming Prejudice and Embracing Diversity
  • Summary
  • Key Terms and Concepts
  • Review Questions
  • Application Activities
18

Project Managers and Adversity

  • Do Not Give Up and Never Quit
  • Face Adversity and Overcome It
  • Accept Adversity as a Normal Part of Life
  • Accept that Life can be Unfair
  • Help Team Members who are Facing Adversity
  • Dealing with Micromanagers who create Problems
  • Summary
  • Key Terms and Concepts
  • Review Questions
  • Application Activities

Why Do Learners Love This Course?

I reviewed uCertify's Project Management for Engineering and Technology: First Edition course. This training takes its language directly from the PMI book it is based on.

Danielle Levsky
Danielle Levsky
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