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Project Management, Part 6: Executing a Project

with expert Sandy Haydon


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Release date Release date 11/20/2013
Level Level Intermediate
Runtime Runtime 1h 40m
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Course description

We have now completed project planning and integrating the outputs from each of the planning processes into a comprehensive project management plan. In this lesson, we will officially transition from planning to executing a project and start leveraging that pm plan. Project execution is the third of five pm process groups that you will perform on most projects you manage. In this course we will actually perform project work.

Prerequisites

This course is designed for users preparing for the project management certification. It is recommended before taking the certification that you also use the Project Management Book of Knowledge (PMBOK) Guide, Fifth Edition to study with. You should have already viewed Project Management: Risks and Plans.

Learning Paths

This course will help you prepare for the following certification and exam:
Project Management Professional
PMP: Project Management Professional

Meet the expert

Sandy Haydon Sandy Haydon is a certified project manager in software development and a project management instructor. She has 40 years of experience with IBM as a software developer, manager, and project manager responsible for leading teams located worldwide. Sandy holds a BA in Mathematics and an MA in Management and is a certified Project Management Professional (PMP) and an IBM Senior Certified Project Manager.


Course outline



Executing a Project

Manage Project Work (13:14)
  • Introduction (00:21)
  • Direct & Manage Project Work (01:44)
  • Approved Change Requests (00:42)
  • Tools and Techniques (00:59)
  • Project Mangement Info System (00:25)
  • PMIS (02:10)
  • Outputs (02:19)
  • Guidelines (02:17)
  • Activity: Project Execution (01:57)
  • Summary (00:15)
Quality Assurance (13:08)
  • Introduction (00:26)
  • Quality Assurance Plans (00:32)
  • Quality Assurance Process (00:32)
  • Quality Assurance Inputs (01:01)
  • Tools and Techniques (01:44)
  • Types of Quality Tools (01:47)
  • Quality Audits (03:02)
  • Quality Assurance Outputs (00:53)
  • Guidelines (01:17)
  • Activity: Quality Assurance (01:34)
  • Summary (00:13)
Acquire Project Team (11:15)
  • Introduction (00:24)
  • Acquire Project Team Process (01:42)
  • Acquire a Project Team Inputs (01:15)
  • Tools and Techniques (01:46)
  • Virtual Teams (00:57)
  • Criteria Types (00:52)
  • Acquire a Project Team Outputs (01:01)
  • Guidelines (00:51)
  • Activity: Acquire Project Team (02:10)
  • Summary (00:13)
Develop Project Team (16:56)
  • Introduction (00:20)
  • Develop Project Team Process (00:46)
  • Team Development (01:26)
  • Team Development Stages (01:53)
  • Develop Project Team Inputs (00:44)
  • Tools and Techniques (02:28)
  • Training (00:40)
  • Team-Building Activities (00:53)
  • Co-location (00:56)
  • Rewards & Recognition Systems (00:51)
  • Develop Project Team Outputs (00:42)
  • Guidelines (03:04)
  • Activity: Develop Project Team (01:47)
  • Summary (00:20)

Managing a Project

Manage Project Team (13:07)
  • Introduction (00:24)
  • Manage Project Team Process (00:55)
  • Manage Project Team Inputs (01:57)
  • Tools and Techniques (01:42)
  • Causes of Conflict (00:46)
  • Conflict Management (00:30)
  • Conflict Management Approach (01:31)
  • Performance Appraisal Tools (00:24)
  • Manage Project Team Outputs (01:12)
  • Guidelines (03:27)
  • Summary (00:14)
Manage Communications (10:31)
  • Introduction (00:27)
  • Manage Communications Process (00:27)
  • Info Distribution Techniques (01:00)
  • Manage Communications Inputs (01:15)
  • Tools and Techniques (01:09)
  • Manage Communications Outputs (01:03)
  • Guidelines (02:16)
  • Activity: Manage Communication (02:39)
  • Summary (00:12)
Conduct Procurements (13:17)
  • Introduction (00:42)
  • Conduct Procurements Process (00:43)
  • Conduct Procurements Inputs (02:01)
  • Tools and Techniques (02:42)
  • Weighting Systems (00:17)
  • Procurement Negotiations (01:11)
  • Conduct Procurements Outputs (01:16)
  • Qualified Sellers (00:54)
  • Guidelines: Conduct Procurements (00:54)
  • Guidelines: Project Sellers (00:55)
  • Activity: Conduct Procurements (01:21)
  • Summary (00:15)
Stakeholder Engagement (08:40)
  • Introduction (00:30)
  • Manage Stakeholder Engagement (00:31)
  • Stakeholder Engagement Inputs (00:53)
  • Tools and Techniques (01:04)
  • Stakeholder Engagement Outputs (01:17)
  • Guidelines (02:30)
  • Activity: Stakeholder Engagement (01:40)
  • Summary (00:10)