CompTIA Project+ (PK0-004)

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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

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.

PK0-004

The courses in this path will help prepare you for CompTIA's Project+ PK0-004 exam. For 10% discount when you sign up for your next CompTIA exam, use the code "PLURAL2020"

Beginner's Guide to Project Management

by Casey Ayers

Jun 30, 2017 / 1h 41m

1h 41m

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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
  2. A First Look at Project Management
  3. Introducing CompTIA Project+
  4. Project Roles & Responsibilities
  5. Constraints & Influences in the Project Environment

Defining Project Scope and Managing Resources

by Casey Ayers

Jun 30, 2017 / 1h 33m

1h 33m

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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
  2. Chartering Projects
  3. Defining Requirements
  4. Developing the Work Breakdown Structure
  5. Managing and Optimizing Resources

Developing Project Schedules and Budgets

by Casey Ayers

Jun 30, 2017 / 2h 2m

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
  2. Developing Project Schedules
  3. Implementing Agile Methods
  4. Developing Project Budgets

Managing Project Communications and Risks

by Casey Ayers

Jun 30, 2017 / 1h 60m

1h 60m

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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
  2. Developing Project Teams
  3. Managing Project Communications
  4. Managing Project Risks

Project Procurements, Performance, and Change Management

by Casey Ayers

Jun 30, 2017 / 2h 13m

2h 13m

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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 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
  2. Managing Project Procurements
  3. Measuring Project Performance
  4. Managing Project Changes
  5. Closing Out Projects
  6. Preparing for the CompTIA Project+ Exam

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