As the old saying goes, failure to prepare is preparing to fail, and a lack of planning can land your project in all sorts of problems.
About the Course
When you’re faced with an exciting challenge it can be really tempting to jump right in, disregarding any planning in favour of getting on with the job at hand. At the other end of the scale, project managers have been known to suffer from the dreaded curse of too much planning, where projects never get going despite there being a robust plan with lots of checkboxes, charts and graphs. The key is to get the right balance between planning and action – and this course will show you how you can do this using Critical Path Analysis.
• One Minute Planning - Project plans explained in less than 60 seconds • Critical Path Analysis- When your to-do list becomes a monster you need more than a checklist to keep track of it • Project Managers Toolbox - CPA is only one tool available to you – there are of course many other project management tools. You’ll find out a little more about each one • Discover the six core sections your business case needs if you don’t want decision makers feeling uninspired • Take our actionable advice challenge and find a planning tool that suits you
Who is it for?
• Anyone who would like to learn more about the world of project management • Experienced project managers who want a refresher on the basics • People looking to advance their careers by getting involved in project teams
Course format: There's 10 minutes worth of content
Learn at your own pace during this exciting animated explainer course. The interactive course allows you to navigate the different sections which include animated explainer videos and a short quiz. If you’re in a rush, you can click on a specific topic you’d like to sharpen up on.