Project Management & Other Tools for Career Development Specialization

Project management has been proven to be the most effective method of delivering products within cost, schedule, and resource constraints. It is an essential skill in the modern digital constantly changing world.
This intensive and hands-on series of courses gives you a blend of skills from project management. Successful projects require careful upfront planning. In this specialization, you will gain a strong working knowledge of the basics of project management. You’ll learn the key roles and responsibilities of the project manager and project team and to answer some key questions upfront to help you meet project objectives, as well as managing project risk.
Additionally, this specialization will train you in essential career success skills that have become indispensable, like business writing, negotiation and effective problem-solving. Thus, in addition to introducing you to project management, this specialization will help you build, develop and hone the essential skills needed to improve your employability and advancement in today’s dynamic workforce, giving you a complete, comprehensive skill set.
WHAT YOU WILL LEARN
- Allocate project resources
- Define a project’s scope
- Apply management principles and problem-solving skills
- Communicate with co-workers and produce clear and concise writing

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Managing Project Risks and Changes (Coursera)

This course will help you manage project risk effectively by identifying, analyzing, and communicating inevitable changes to project scope and objectives. You will understand and practice the elements needed to measure and report on project scope, schedule, and cost performance. You will be equipped with the tools to manage [...]
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Initiating and Planning Projects (Coursera)

Successful projects require careful upfront planning. In this course, you’ll learn the key roles and responsibilities of the project manager and project team. You’ll also learn to answer some key questions upfront to help you meet project objectives: What will this project accomplish? Why is this project important? Who [...]
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Effective Problem-Solving and Decision-Making (Coursera)

Critical thinking – the application of scientific methods and logical reasoning to problems and decisions – is the foundation of effective problem solving and decision making. Critical thinking enables us to avoid common obstacles, test our beliefs and assumptions, and correct distortions in our thought processes. Gain confidence in [...]
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High-Impact Business Writing (Coursera)

Effective writing is a powerful tool in the business environment. Learn how to articulate your thoughts in a clear and concise manner that will allow your ideas to be better understood by your readers. Improve your business writing skill by learning to select and use appropriate formats for your [...]
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The Art of Negotiation (Coursera)

The art of negotiation comes into play daily in the life of employees at all levels and in every position. Participants explore how current approaches to negotiation strategy and tactics are used, what negotiation entails, types of negotiation relationships that exist from hard bargain to win-win, to fully partnered [...]
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Average: 5 ( 3 votes )