Starting the project

In this course, students will explore the project start process, including choosing appropriate methodology and planning scope.

Course description

Now that you have assembled a high-performing, engaged and empowered team, you are ready to get started with the planning of the project. This course will explore how planning includes all aspect of a project, including budget, schedule, scope, quality, project activities, procurement and closure. Students will see why the project manager needs to determine the appropriate project methodology or method at the beginning of the project. This lesson addresses tasks from the Process domain of the PMP Exam Content Outline (ECO).


Determine appropriate project methodology/methods and practices

Video — 00:28:09

Determine and apply the most appropriate methodology and practices to your project.

Plan and manage scope

Video — 00:44:20

Managing the effort and the scope of the project.

Plan and manage budget and resources

Video — 00:24:42

Developing and managing project cost and resource management processes.

Plan and manage schedule

Video — 01:05:07

Developing and managing project schedule management processes.

Plan and manage quality of products/deliverables

Video — 00:24:04

Developing and managing project quality management processes.

Integrate project planning activities

Video — 00:18:04

Integrating all processes in developing and managing the project management plan.

Plan and manage procurement

Video — 00:30:27

Developing and managing project procurement management processes.

Establish project governance structure

Video — 00:07:28

Project management activities must stay aligned with business direction to increase project success.

Plan and manage project/phase closure

Video — 00:12:09

Planning the official close-out of a project and/or phase.

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