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15 PDU-Practical Project Management Software Part 1: Essential

15 PDU-Practical Project Management Software Part 1: Essential

15 PDU-Practical Project Management Software Part 1: Essential

*** Course Clearance*** Special conditions: All clearance courses must be completed within 30 days of purchase date. No time extension will be offered on these courses.These courses will be discontinued October 1, 2013.***


This course offers a mix of technical and management learning activities that will enable students to acquire essential skills to successfully manage projects using PM software. All PMP certified seeking to integrate project management software into their tool set will take advantage of this training "Part 1: Essential" while gaining 15 PDUs Category 3 (Category A as of March 1, 2011).
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Overview

This course will provide learners with practical skills to use leading Project Management (PM) software (MS Project®) as well as managerial awareness about enterprise PM Software and their challenges.

Take full advantage of the following courses by earning PDUs to retain your PMP certification and gain new soft skills to advance your career.

This course provides a 15 PDU Certificate at completion.

This course is fun and interactive. The mix of technical and management learning activities allows students to acquire essential skills to successfully manage projects using PM software.

All students earn their 15 PDU certificate by completing the quizzes and interactive activities. Answers and Activities suggested solutions are provided and students can re-do all activities as many times as needed to obtain a passing score. This is a no hassle (yet interesting!) course.

Learning Objectives

Upon completion of this course, students will:

  • Possess the practical skills to use leading Project Management (PM) software (MS Project)
  • Possess managerial awareness about enterprise PM Software and their challenges.
  • Be able to successfully manage projects using PM software

Training Strategy

This course has a two-fold structure:

  • First, you will undergo 12 hours of multimedia mini lessons about MS Project. You will be exposed to the content at hand and get a chance to explore in an engaging multimedia environment.
  • Second, you will undergo 3 Hours of highly interactive activities specific to project management (quizzes, short essays, surveys, article reviews, case study and simulations) through which you will get a chance to contextualize and master all the material.

Your path and all the steps required to fulfill the requiremets are clearly sketched out for you in the Study Road Map. Just follow along as you go. It's as simple as that.

Instructional Material

Study Roadmap:
your step by step guide to accumulate knowledge, skills and contact hours as you go.

Karma™ Instructional Software:
Interactive simulations comprising quizzes, self reflective surveys and case studies. Strengths and Weaknesses Analyzer.

15 PDU Certificate of Completion:
At the end of the course, you will have completed all of your activities that count toward your 15 PDU Certificate. You can immediately print your certificate and use it to claim PDUs for your PMP certification renewal.


Course Modules

This course includes 4 mini lessons and 2 sets of interactive activities:

MS Project Lessons:

  • Mini Lesson 1: Managing Project Files
  • Mini Lesson 2: Creating a Task List
  • Mini Lesson 3: Scheduling Tasks
  • Mini Lesson 4: Viewing a Schedule Interactive Activities

Enterprise PM Software Interactive activities (simulation , self reflective surveys and case studies):

  • Set 1:
    • Activity 1: What is a Project Management software? Advantages of PM Software against Pen and Paper
    • Activity 2: Which PM Software for What Project?
    • Activity 3: Impacts on Resourcing, Estimating, Planning and Team Collaboration
    • Activity 4: Is my Organization ready for a PM Software? Interactive Activities

  • Set 2:
    • Activity 1: Understanding Your Project Schedule
    • Activity 2: Resolving Scheduling Problems
    • Activity 3: Accenture Scheduling Application

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Hardware and Software Requirements

Hardware Requirements

* Computer: P500+ with 128 MB memory or higher
* Internet connection: 56K minimum connection; broadband (256 kpbs or higher) connection recommended;
* Monitor: 800 x 600, True Color 32-bit or better.
* Sound card with speakers and headphones strongly recommended.
* Operating system: Windows XP, 2000, 2003
* Internet Browser: MS Internet Explorer version 5.5 or higher - Warning: No other browser is supported for these courses. Alternate operating systems such as Mac or Linux and alternate web browsers such as Firefox, Safari and the AOL browser are NOT supported.
* Windows Media Player 9.0 or higher.
* Enable pop-up window, Javascript, DHTML and cookies.
* Toolbars such as Google and Yahoo toolbars (among others) impede the functionality of courses. These and other nonstandard toolbars must be disabled.
*Personal firewall programs must allow the access to the courses.

Flash Player

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PDF Reader

 

The condensed notes in this training program are in the PDF format. You will need the free Adobe Acrobat PDF Reader software to view the reading packages.
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Course Summary

  • Self-study guide: course Study Roadmap
  • Multimedia mini-lessons
  • Interactive activities
  • Certificate of 15 PDUs Category 3 (Category A as of March 1, 2011)
  • Access for 30 days access, 24/7 unlimited (start date is date of purchase)
  • online HelpDesk
  • 30 days unlimited 24/7 hours access