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Project Stories: LakePoint

You control the course! You choose the time, location, and pace. InSite is available when you are - 24/7.

About This Course

Take a look, from the project manager’s eyes, at a massive effort to transform 1300 acres into a premier sports vacation destination!

See and hear PM Brad Jacobs’ advice to project managers—what worked well—and what he would like to do over.

See the actual property via eye-catching videos.  The interviews, coupled with outline notes, knowledge checks, and challenges to your own project management practice are sure to benefit your customers and stakeholders.

Raise your project management game with the experiences from this actual stay-and-play tournament hub project!

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


  • Introduction
  • The Vision
  • Triple Constraints
  • The Obstacles
  • Trade Offs
  • Building a Team
  • Hub of the Project
  • Approach: Be Flexible
  • Managing Risk
  • Tipping Points
  • Surprises
  • Project Champion
  • The Role of Referee
  • Leadership
  • Managing Stress
  • Project Closing
  • Lessons Learned
  • Advice to Fellow PMs
  • Summary


  • Full Course Outline (with blanks to fill in as you follow along)
  • Certificate of Completion

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

Outcome: 2 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: Bill Yates

Check out our other course in the Project Stories Series: MRAP Vehicles


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 PDUs (1 Leadership PDUs and 1 Strategic & Business 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 PDUs for completing this course. Therefore, it should take you about 2 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

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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.

Project Stories: LakePoint

PMI Talent Triangle™

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

"This was one of the best PM videos I've seen. I liked how it was broken into different sections."

-Glenn P., PMP

"The videos, as well as the notes and Apply It thought-provoking questions really hit home!"

-Louis A., PMP

Customer Reviews

Based on 9 reviews

Loved the project! Honest inside view of how this actually happened and wasn't just a pretty plan.


I enjoyed the practical application of PM principles.


Putting all the elements of PMBOK and what it means to have a PMP certification into a practical and real-world project was really eye-opening and enlightening.


The interview was helpful


I was able to relate to the dialogue with my own experiences on projects.