Project Management Full Foundation Course (Based on Yonsei University Course)

Hans Weemaes

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60 Lessons (1h 36m)
    • 1. [Wk 0] A Brief Introduction

    • 2. {Wk1} Why is good Project Management Important (The Basics)

    • 3. {Wk1} What is a Project (The Basics)

    • 4. {Wk1} Three Characteristics (The Basics)

    • 5. {Wk1} Projects, Programs, Porfolios (The Basics)

    • 6. {Wk1} The Type of Organisation (The Basics)

    • 7. {Wk1} The PMO (The Basics)

    • 8. {Wk1} The Four Phases (The Basics)

    • 9. {Wk1} Different Methodologies (The Basics)

    • 10. {Wk2] The Sponsor (The People)

    • 11. {Wk2] The Project Manager (The People)

    • 12. {Wk2] The Team Leader (The People)

    • 13. {Wk2] The Team Members (The People)

    • 14. {Wk2] The Steering Committee (The People)

    • 15. {Wk2] The Stakeholders (The People)

    • 16. {Wk2] Recruit a Team (The People)

    • 17. {Wk2] Work with An existing Team (The People)

    • 18. {Wk2] Build one Effective Team (The People)

    • 19. {Wk3] Uncover the Root of the Problem (Initiation)

    • 20. {Wk3] Define Project Objecives (Initiation)

    • 21. {Wk3] Indentify Potential Solutions (Initiation)

    • 22. {Wk3] Dealing with competing Demands (Initiation)

    • 23. {Wk3] The Project Charter (Initiation)

    • 24. [WK4] Planning In a Rush

    • 25. [WK4] Planning Get the Priorities right

    • 26. [WK4] Planning Use the WBS

    • 27. [WK4] Planning Tips ot get the WBS right

    • 28. [WK4] Planning Scope Creep

    • 29. [WK4] Planning Goldplating

    • 30. [WK4] Planning Estimate Time

    • 31. [WK4] Planning Create a draft schedule

    • 32. [WK4] Planning GANTT Charts

    • 33. [WK4] Planning PERT Charts

    • 34. [WK4] Planning The Critical Path

    • 35. [WK4] Planning Float

    • 36. [WK4] Planning Select the right scheduling tool

    • 37. [WK4] Planning Tips for Scheduling

    • 38. [WK4] Planning Optimize the Schedule

    • 39. [WK4] Planning Fast Tracking

    • 40. [WK4] Planning Identify Cost Categories

    • 41. [WK4] Planning Determine whether to proceed

    • 42. [WK4] Planning Build in Contingency Funds

    • 43. [WK5] Keeping on Track Kick off Meeting

    • 44. [WK5] Keeping on Track Meetings

    • 45. [WK5] Keeping on Track Meeting Tips

    • 46. [WK5] Keeping on Track Stakeholder Communciations

    • 47. [WK5] Keeping on Track Monitor the Budget

    • 48. [WK5] Keeping on Track Investigate Variances

    • 49. [WK5] Keeping on Track Conduct Quality Checks

    • 50. [WK5] Keep on Track Track Milestones

    • 51. [WK5] Keep on Track Monitoring and Control System

    • 52. [WK5] Keep on Track Manage Risks

    • 53. [WK5] Keeping on Track Conduct a Risk Audit

    • 54. [WK5] Keeping on Track Take Actions

    • 55. [WK5] Keeping on Track Contingency Plans

    • 56. [WK6] Closing Closing the project

    • 57. [WK6] Closing Performance Evaluation

    • 58. [WK6] Closing Documentation

    • 59. [WK6] Closing Lessons Learned

    • 60. [WK6] Closing Celebrating (1080p)

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About This Class

You’ve been asked to manage project. You appreciate the vote of confidence, and are determined to do good job. At the same time, you have heard that as many as 60 percent of projects are unsuccessful. Where do you begin? How do I organize the work? How do create a schedule and budget? How do I keep the team members excited – when they have so many different pressures on them. 

Think of this course as Project Management for Beginners. This project management foundation course will allow you to master the most important concepts and tools of Project Management.  And this all in 2.5 hours.

This Project Management Foundation Course has been designed to enable you to become Agile the Agile way, in less than an hour! You will become Project Management certified when you finish this course (you will get a certificate upon completion) and you will learn from an expert Project Manager.

What will you learn?

  • The key concepts and tools of Project Management
  • 60 specific lessons ranging from 1 to 5 minutes on all important topics. Here and handful of examples
    • The difference between projects, programs and portfolios
    • The different project phases
    • How to deal with the triple constraint
    • Common cost categories
    • Tips for scheduling a project
    • The importance of lessons learned.
  • Definitions, concepts, tips, and how to avoid common mistakes.
  • How to apply strong project management in your job and projects.
  • Become more confident in your abilities to execute projects.


Why take this course?

  • Improve your skills, and receive the book “Project Management – A quick Guide worth $7.99” (I will send it to you on completion of the course)
  • You will be prepared to apply all skills to your projects.
  • You will be able to speak about Project Management with confidence.
  • You will understand the difference terms, definitions and methodologies.
  • You will learn from an experienced project manager and educator
  • It's short, effective and practical. Think of this course as agile in a nutshell.
  • It's been developed from the ground up with a focus on quality.
  • You will get tools and tips that you will love.


How will this help you?

  • You will be able to deliver projects, better, quicker and avoid common mistakes
  • You will go prepared to a job that requires knowledge in Project Management.
  • You will feel more confident about Project Management and how to apply it.
  • You will be able to add this to your CV (just put it under "Professional Development" Project Management Foundation Coures, Skills Share, Year of Completion). This will help you land more jobs!
  • What you will learn will make you effective and successful :)


Who is behind this course?

I am a university teacher (Yonsei University Korea), Project Manager, entrepreneur, and enjoy teaching. I have an MBA from London Business School.


This course is specifically for:

  • People who want to learn about Project Management.
  • Beginners, people without any Project Management experience or knowledge.
  • People who have heard the words "goldplating," "scope creep," "steering committee" "critical path," "sponsor," "waterfall method," "WBS," "Project Charter," "PERT" etc. and wondered what it meant.
  • Developers, Engineers, Business Analysts, Solution Architects, Enterprise Architects, Data Base Administrators and basically anyone interested in learning Project Management
  • People with an open mind and a willingness to learn.
  • People capable of taking notes and applying the concepts and tools provided in this course.


This course is not suitable for:

  • People that prefer quantity over quality. 
  • People that like lengthy and theoretical explanations.
  • People who aren't prepared to go through the entire course and take notes.
  • People who expect things to work out without any effort or preparation.
  • People who already have a lot of experience with Project Management and are more intermediate to advanced.
  • People who want to learn about less popular or specific methodologies such as Agile


The Facts

  1. You will learn all the concept of Project Manaement!
  2. You will receive the book “Project Management a Quick Guide” on completion of the course. Worth $7.99 in hardcopy and $2.99 in ebook verison
  3. Project management will allow you to deliver projects, products and apps better and more effectively
  4. Project Management is a core skill in the business world. You career will accelerate once you gain more project experience.
  5. This course doesn’t get you ready for the PMP exam. But it will give you the solid foundation and is key to preperation.
  6. Knowing about Project Management will allow you to land more jobs and this course will help you prepare.
  7. You will enjoy this skillshare course, here are some examples of what people say about my work with them in the past


What other students wrote about me:

“Hans was my professor in strategic management and entrepreneurship in Yonsei University, in Seoul. Attending these courses enabled me to find a job in this field. Hans has great teaching skills and a valuable experience that he delivers very well to his students. He could bring us to adopt a strategic way of thinking with multiple perspectives. Besides, Hans is very responsive and always willing to help. I really recommend him.. -Solene Moitry "

"Hans was my professor of "Entrepreneurship and Strategy" during one semester this year. I have to say that this class was one of the best I ever had. Indeed, the content was very interesting and Hans made it even better. He explained us things with well known examples and very interesting shows. Moreover, he always knew how to make the class lively and dynamic by pushing people to express what they thought. I also really liked the way Hans structured the class throughout the semester and I think that it the best way to learn how to become an entrepreneur! -Arnaud Girard” 

“Icannot recommend Hans enough! He was an amazing lecturer during my time at Yonsei University. He taught was able to project his knowledge in such an interesting way, which made the learning experience enjoyable. Prior to this class I had no background knowledge of anything business related. Hence, It is amazing that after his short three week class, I have learnt so much. Hans is definitely one of the best lecturers I have ever encountered, if not, the best. – Elizabeth Nguyen”

“Hans was my professor in in Yonsei University, in Seoul. Attending these courses enabled me to find a job in this field. Hans has great teaching skills and a valuable experience that he delivers very well to his students. He could bring us to adopt a strategic way of thinking with multiple perspectives. Besides, Hans is very responsive and always willing to help. I really recommend him – Yassine Benjelloun”

Join me and start learning about Project Management now. You will learn about all the powerful tools and concepts that will enable you to become more successful in your projects. We will go cover all the topics from the definition, to activities, concepts, examples and reflections.  So take the course now to learn what all of this means in more detail and how you can apply it to become and Project Management Expert


My Production Notes

  • This course was developed by using Project Management principles
  • The creation process involved a planning, executing, and a focus on quality.

My Pledge to You (both current & future students)

  1. Students First. The first objective is for you to enjoy and learn. I will never compromise your experience to make money.  Yes, this is a premium course – but this is only to make sure people are serious.  I am professor and just want to share more of my content with you.  Students are always at the forefront of my courses and I want to ensure you have a unique, valuable and memorable experience.
  2. 24x7x365 Support.You can contact me 24 hours a day, 7 days a week, year round, even on holidays, Christmas and New Years Eve; I will get back to you quickly (in a few hours tops) and deliver outstanding quality of service in my support. I promise. 
  3. Humbleness, kindness and social responsibility.I believe in giving back to you and the world. So think of me as your coach.  If you need advice or support just ask. And if I can do something to help you in your journey, I will. I promise.
  4. Quality over Quantity. I will strive to make courses concise, to the point and relevant. Time is one of our most valuable assets and we need to invest it carefully. So I won't make a course long for the purpose of displaying it has more hours; only when strictly necessary. To me it's about quality and if I can deliver that in 2 minutes and save you time, I will. I promise.