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Preparing Project and Program Leaders for Organizations of the Future: Foundations

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About This Course

This is the intro course for a 5-part series by Eric Norman, PMI Fellow.

Do you sense a shift in your profession? The project management world is changing and former practices are not as effective as they once were. Organizations are demanding more from project managers. The role is evolving and brings with it entirely new performance expectations to compete in this rapidly evolving environment. In this course, Eric highlights the fundamental changes in developing project management competencies, skills, judgment and experience to prepare you for the future. The course helps you differentiate and examine important concepts, such as:

  • Project Manager and Project Leader
  • Tactical and Strategic
  • Project Management and Program Management
  • Program Management Office and the Program Management Practice

This foundations course is the first of an innovative and influential series that will enrich your performance and take your career to the next level, Preparing Project and Program Leaders for Organizations of the Future Bundle. Not ready to commit to the whole series? This course is a great way to introduce the concepts, meet the instructor, and decide if the full series is right for you.

This course is also available in the PDU Passport, our all-access pass to every InSite PDU course.

Outline: 

  • Introduction
  • The Role of Initiative Leader
  • Role Delineation Study and Definitions
  • Management and Leadership
  • Project Management, Project Leadership, and Program Management
  • Program Management Concepts
  • Project Management and Program Management
  • Program Leadership and Project Leadership Working Together
  • Program Management office
  • Quiz Retrospective Review
  • Quiz – Detailed Review

Takeaways: 

  • Certificate of Completion

Target Audience: Best for PMP® and PgMP® certification holders.

Outcome: 1 Professional Development Unit (PDU) that can be applied towards the following certifications: PMP, CAPM, PgMP, PfMP, PMI-ACP, PMI-BA, PMI-RMP, and PMI-SP

Author: Eric Norman

Frequently Asked Questions

  • WILL I EARN PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT UNITS (PDUS)?

    Yes, you can! All of our InSite courses qualify for Professional Development Units (PDUs) through PMI®. We’ve aligned them to meet the requirements of the PMI Talent Triangle™ making it easy for you to submit them with PMI®. We’ve created step-by-step instructions to claiming your PDUs here.

  • WHAT IS THE TALENT TRIANGLE, AND HOW DOES IT IMPACT MY PDUS?

    PMI requires that you earn a minimum number of 8 PDUs in Technical Project Management, Leadership, and Strategic and Business Management categories. This course qualifies for 1 Strategic & Business PDU towards your recertification.

  • HOW LONG WILL I HAVE ACCESS TO THIS COURSE?

    If you purchase the individual course or Eric’s full series, Preparing Project and Program Leaders for Organizations of the Future, you will have access for 6 months from the time you activate the course key in your account. If you purchase the PDU Passport, you’ll have either 6 or 12 months from date of purchase depending which PDU Passport subscription you chose.

  • WHEN WILL I BE ABLE TO ACCESS THIS COURSE?

    Upon purchase, this course will automatically be added to your account. However, your 6-month access period will not begin until you activate the key. If you are purchasing the entire Eric Norman Series, each course can be activated one at a time to ensure you have plenty of time to complete a course before moving on. If you purchase the PDU Passport, your access will begin right away.

  • Is this course included in a bundle?

    Yes! This course is part of Eric Norman Series, a 5 course bundle. It is also part of the PDU Passport, an all access pass to every PDU course on InSite. You can also add this course to your own custom bundle when you use our Build Your Own Bundle tool.

  • HOW LONG WILL IT TAKE ME TO COMPLETE THE COURSE?

    You will earn 1 PDU for completing this course. Therefore, it should take you about 1 hour to complete the course, but you can revisit sections or watch lessons as many times as you wish during your access period. One of the best features is you can pause a course and pick up right where you left off when you log back into your account. InSite is self-paced, which makes it simple for you to learn when it is convenient for you.

  • CAN I ACCESS THIS COURSE FROM A MOBILE DEVICE?

    Yes, you can take this course from your computer, tablet or mobile device.  If you can access the internet, you can access this course.

  • HOW DO I REPORT MY PDUS?

    You can report your PDUs and check your current PDU balance directly through PMI. For your convenience, we’ve created step-by-step instructions to claiming your PDUs here. You will receive a Certificate of Completion when you complete this course which you should save in case you get audited by PMI.

  • PDUs: 1

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Preparing Project and Program Leaders for Organizations of the Future: Foundations





PMI Talent Triangle™

  • Leadership PDUs: 0
  • Technical PDUs: 0
  • Strategic PDUs: 1

"The definition and comparison between project management and program management was spot on! "

Vijay, M., PMP

"I can't wait for the rest of the series to be released!"

Tera, E.

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