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Are You Too Soft?

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About This Course

Sometimes the right things to do are the most difficult. Do you struggle with making tough and unpopular-related decisions, even though your instincts warn you that you are not taking the most effective action? In this course, we will help you recognize too soft behavior, show you how to avoid being too soft, and demonstrate why too soft behavior is harmful and how not being too soft can help you be far more effective and successful as a project manager.

This course is also available in the Neal Whitten – 5-Course Series and the PDU Passport, our all-access pass to every InSite PDU course.

Outline:

  • What is “Too Soft?”
  • Why Project Managers Fail
  • Why We Are Too Soft
  • Effective Project Managers
  • Will Too-Soft Behavior Win Friends & Respect?

Takeaways:

  • Examine Your Too Soft History
  • Case Study – Are You Too Soft?
  • Power Snippet – Are You Too Soft?
  • Quiz (with answers)
  • Certificate of Completion

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

Outcome: 2.5 Professional Development Units (PDUs) that can be applied towards the following certifications: PMP, CAPM, PgMP, PfMP, PMI-ACP, PMI-BA, PMI-RMP, and PMI-SP

Author: Neal Whitten

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 2.5 Leadership PDUs towards your recertification.

     

  • How long will I have access to this course?

    If you purchase the individual course, 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. If you purchased this individual course, your 6-month access period will not begin until you activate the course key.  Once activated, you can access the course anytime you want, 24/7, with internet connection for 6-months. If you purchase the PDU Passport, your access will begin right away.

  • How long will it take me to complete the course?

    You will earn 2.5 PDUs for completing this course. Therefore, it should take you about 2.5 hours 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: 2.5

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Once you purchase the course, your access key will be added to your account. Your subscription period begins when you activate the key rather than when you purchase the access. Buy now. Learn later.

Are You Too Soft?





PMI Talent Triangle™

  • Leadership PDUs: 2.5
  • Technical PDUs: 0
  • Strategic PDUs: 0

"I really enjoyed the entire course and believe that it will aide me in becoming a more effective manager."

-A. Kramer

"I especially like the "Power Snippets" and the reviews. They are very helpful. The short segments are to-the-point and easy to digest and remember. Good approach."

-C. Sikorsky

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