Professional Project Management Course

This is a free and open course for those who want to master professional project management based on the Project Management Body of Knowledge (PMBOK) by PMI, USA. The course covers Predictive project management, Agile Project Management and Hybrid Project management. Those who successfully complete this course will receive a course completion certificate from the Project Management Research Institute. The course takes approximately 35 hours of effort from the participants side to complete.

How to proceed?

  1. Register for the course by filling up the contact us form. Please provide the link to your linked in profile in the message section of the form. Click here
  2. Watch the video lessons (provided as links) (scroll to the bottom of this page). If you have any doubts, post them as comments to the video lesson
  3. Post your understanding of the topic as a comment to the video
  4. Complete all video lessons
  5. Request for course completion certificate

Video Lessons

Predictive Project Management

Basic definitions

  • Video Lesson#1 A birds eye view of Predictive Project Management – Video lesson
    Watch the video lesson and post your understanding as comments to the video on Youtube.
  • Video Lesson#2 – This video lesson explains Projects, Operations, Programs and Portfolios. Watch the video lesson carefully. Once completed, post the key points of the video lesson as comment to the video lesson. Click here for the video lesson
  • Video Lesson#3 – This video lesson explains concepts like project success criteria, enterprise environmental factors, Organizational process assets, Project Management Office, different types of organizational structures . Click here for the video lesson
  • Video lesson#4 – This video lesson explains the professional ethics to be followed by project managers. All project management decision making and actions must adhere to the professional ethics of project managers Click here to watch the video lesson

Project Initiation

  • Formal project initiation provides a solid start to the project. Project initiation comprises of two steps. Developing the project charter and preparing the stakeholder register.

Project Planning

Project execution

  • Approvals
  • Site readiness
  • Resource mobilization
  • Work allocation
  • Progress updates
  • Change management
  • Quality management
  • Procurements
  • Environment, Health & Safety

Monitoring & Controlling

  • Schedule monitoring & controlling
  • Cost monitoring & controlling
  • Quality monitoring & controlling
  • Procurements monitoring & controlling
  • Stakeholder engagement monitoring & controlling
  • Safety monitoring & controlling

Closing project / phase

  • Formal closure
    Project closure

Agile Project Management

  • What is Agile?
  • Agile Manifesto
  • 12 Agile Principles
  • Scrum framework overview
  • Product backlog
  • Release planning
  • Epics & Features
  • User stories
  • Story point estimation
  • Sprint planning meeting
  • Sprint backlog
  • Sprinting
  • Daily Scrum meeting
  • Sprint review
  • Sprint retrospectives

Hybrid Project Management

  • What is hybrid project management?
  • When to apply hybrid?

Frequently asked Questions

  1. Who can join this course?. Ans – Anyone
  2. Does this course cover the topics for Project Management Professional (PMP) and CAPM certifications? Ans – Yes
  3. Can one use the certificate while applying for PMP exam?. Does it cover the 35 contact hours requirement? Ans – Yes