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PMI: Lessons from Top PMs

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About This Course

Don’t miss out on this highly informative course! This course describes the Alpha Study, a groundbreaking study that identifies top-performing project managers and the keys to their success. The course is based on research from the book Alpha Project Managers: What the Top 2% Know That Everyone Else Does Not by Andy Crowe, PMP. Meet the Top Performers – the Alphas – hear their advice and begin applying the Lessons today!


  • Introduction
  • Outliers & Alphas
  • The Alpha Study
  • Meet the Alphas
  • Differences in Alphas and Non-Alphas
  • Summary
  • Quiz


  • Thorough student notes to fill in as you follow along with the course
  • Course Progress Checklist
  • 10 Areas of Project Management Assessment
  • Exercise: Leading Without Authority
  • Certificate of Completion

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

Outcome: 5 Professional Development Units (PDUs) that can be applied towards the following certifications: PMP, PgMP, PfMP, PMI-ACP, PMI-BA, PMI-RMP, and PMI-SP

Authors: Andy Crowe and Bill Yates

Course Outline

Frequently Asked Questions

  • Is this course registered with PMI? Will I earn Professional Development Units (PDUs)?

    Yes and yes!  Your PDUs are important, and we’ve registered this course with PMI.  Velociteach is a Registered Education Provider (REP#1768).  This course is listed with PMI, provides Category A PDUs and is aligned with the PMI Talent TriangleTM. Once you have finished the course, our system will generate a Certificate of Completion for your records.

  • How long will I have access to this course?

    You will have access to this course for 6 months from the time you activate the key in your account.

  • 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.

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

    You will earn 5 PDUs for completing this course. Therefore, it should take you about 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.

  • 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.

  • How do I report my PDUs?

    You will receive a Certificate of Completion when you complete each course. PMI has step-by-step instructions on how to report your PDUs.

  • PDUs: 5

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PMI: Lessons from Top PMs

PMI Talent Triangle™

  • Leadership PDUs: 5
  • Technical PDUs: 0
  • Strategic PDUs: 0

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"I really believe you have a nice mix of data, external references and pragmatic tips all rolled up in an easy access and entertaining format....and that's why I'm a repeat customer!"

-D. Williams

"I love the exercises, and it was nice to hear what the Alphas thought of the process and the people. Very insightful information."

-E. Wesley

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