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CompTIA Project+ (PK0-004)

Author: Casey Ayers

CompTIA Project+ PK0-004 is CompTIA’s newest version of this popular, entry-level project management certification. Project+ is recognized worldwide as a sign employees understand... Read more

PK0-004

The courses in this path will help prepare you for CompTIA's Project+ PK0-004 exam.

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Beginner's Guide to Project Management

by Casey Ayers

Jun 30, 2017 / 1h 40m

Beginner • 1h 40m

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Description

An effective PM needs to learn to lead projects with confidence, develop and meet requirements, and come in on time and within budget. In this course, Beginner's Guide to Project Management, the first course in the CompTIA Project+ series, you will learn about the principles of project management. First, you will delve into the roles and responsibilities associated with the project landscape. Next, you'll dive into how organizational structure can impact project management. Finally, you will learn how effective Project Managers balance the various constraints and influences that come along with any project. When you are finished with this course, you will have an understanding of the fundamentals of project management, and be ready to continue your learning for the CompTIA Project+ exam.

Table of contents
  1. Course Overview
    2m 19s
  2. A First Look at Project Management
    26m 54s
  3. Introducing CompTIA Project+
    13m 38s
  4. Project Roles & Responsibilities
    28m 28s
  5. Constraints & Influences in the Project Environment
    29m 28s
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Defining Project Scope and Managing Resources

by Casey Ayers

Jun 30, 2017 / 1h 32m

Beginner • 1h 32m

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An effective PM needs to learn to lead projects with confidence, develop and meet requirements, and come in on time and within budget. In this course, Defining Project Scope and Managing Resources, you will learn about the project chartering process. First, you will learn how effective project managers define requirements. Next you will walk through the development of a work breakdown structure. Finally, you will explore how constrained resources can be effectively managed for project success. When you are finished with this course, you will have an understanding of the project chartering process and be ready to continue your learning for the CompTIA Project+ exam.

Table of contents
  1. Course Overview
    2m 4s
  2. Chartering Projects
    22m 39s
  3. Defining Requirements
    29m 26s
  4. Developing the Work Breakdown Structure
    24m 38s
  5. Managing and Optimizing Resources
    14m 6s
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Developing Project Schedules and Budgets

by Casey Ayers

Jun 30, 2017 / 2h 2m

Beginner • 2h 2m

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An effective PM needs to learn to lead projects with confidence, develop and meet requirements, and come in on time and within budget. In this course, Developing Project Schedules and Budgets, you will take an in-depth look at how projects are scheduled and budgeted. First, you will learn how to sequence tasks and understand dependencies. Next, you will determine critical paths and allocate resources. Finally, you will learn to track expenditures, and harness agile methods. When you are finished with this course, you will have the knowledge necessary to schedule and budget your own projects, and be ready to continue your learning for the CompTIA Project+ exam.

Table of contents
  1. Course Overview
    1m 56s
  2. Developing Project Schedules
    1h 8m 20s
  3. Implementing Agile Methods
    22m 57s
  4. Developing Project Budgets
    29m 3s
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Managing Project Communications and Risks

by Casey Ayers

Jun 30, 2017 / 1h 59m

Beginner • 1h 59m

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An effective Project Manager needs to learn to lead projects with confidence, develop and meet requirements, and come in on time and within your budget. In this course, Managing Project Communications and Risks, you will see how project teams are developed and how risks are identified and addressed. First, you will learn about developing project teams. Next, you will delve into managing project communications and stakeholder needs. Finally, you will learn all about managing project risks. When you are finished with this course, you'll know how to build teams for success, resolve conflicts, manage communications, and be ready to continue your learning for the CompTIA Project+ exam.

Table of contents
  1. Course Overview
    1m 54s
  2. Developing Project Teams
    46m 4s
  3. Managing Project Communications
    33m 45s
  4. Managing Project Risks
    37m 54s
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Project Procurements, Performance, and Change Management

by Casey Ayers

Jun 30, 2017 / 2h 12m

Beginner • 2h 12m

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Description

An effective Project Manager needs to learn to lead projects with confidence, develop and meet requirements, and come in on time and within budget. In this course, Project Procurements, Performance, and Change Management, you will learn how to manage relationships with vendors and procurement sources. First, you will delve into managing project procurements and measure project performance. Next, you will learn about managing project changes. Finally, you will learn how projects are closed out. When you are finished with this course, you'll know how to select and manage relationships with vendors, use quality measurement tools and charting techniques to gauge project performance, and ensure project change requests are handled quickly and implemented correctly. You are now prepared for the CompTIA Project+ exam. Now go out and pass it!

Table of contents
  1. Course Overview
    1m 58s
  2. Managing Project Procurements
    44m 22s
  3. Measuring Project Performance
    25m 45s
  4. Managing Project Changes
    27m 45s
  5. Closing Out Projects
    17m 23s
  6. Preparing for the CompTIA Project+ Exam
    15m 31s

What you will learn

  • Pre-project Setup and Initiating
  • Project Planning
  • Project Execution and Delivery
  • Change Control and Communication
  • Project Closure

Pre-requisites

No prerequisites are necessary.

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