This course was designed as a supplemental study guide for the major content areas of Chapter 9 of A Guide to the Project Management Body of Knowledge (PMBOK Guide), Fourth Edition. In this course, you will learn how to acquire and negotiate the best staff, how to define roles and responsibilities in project documentation, and how to employ the essentials of good people management.
After completing this course, you will be able to:
Understand how staffing is planned for and acquired in an organization
Understand how internal and external staff will have different management needs
Understand and manage for constraints and limited availability of human resources
Understand and apply resource leveling techniques to deal with limited human resources
Identify and choose between the various techniques for visually representing the roles and responsibilities of individuals, teams, and organizations
Understand what makes a successful team and how project managers can assess and develop their teams and individual workers
Employ effective people management, including how to motivate and manage teams and how to resolve team conflict
Understand the general approaches to decision-making, and how they might be applied to project scenarios
This course is self-paced and online. You will have access to this course for 30 days.
Target Audience: This course is designed for adult learners with some project management experience.
Prerequisites: Learners should have some experience in project management and will need to have access to the Project Management Institute's A Guide to the Project Management Body of Knowledge, Fourth Edition (PMBOK Guide).
Estimated time to complete: 3.5 hours of online course work