Monday, February 11, 2019

9 More Sample Videos: PMP Live Lessons (PMBOK 6th Edition) - Guaranteed Pass or Your Money Back







This is in continuation of the following posts: 

In this post, 9 more videos have been made public. The access to these videos is completely free and can be seen at the YouTube channel of Management Yogi.

Many aspiring PMPs have asked for few more sample videos. With these set of additional videos, in total, 27 videos have been shared. I believe it will help in finalizing your decision. 

The videos are from:
  • Lesson - 5: Project Integration Management (2 videos)
    • Video 5.49 - Manage Project Knowledge - What Happens?
    • Video 5.50 - Manage Project Knowledge - Process
  • Lesson - 9: Project Quality Management (2 videos)
    • Video 9.29 - Manage Quality - Process
    • Video 9.31 - Manage Quality - Inputs
  • Lesson - 11: Project Communications Management (2 videos)
    • Video 11.12 - Communication(s) Terms and Terminologies - Overview
    • Video 11.13 - 5Cs of Communication
  • Lesson - 12: Project Risk Management (3 videos)
    • Video 12.1 - Learning Objectives
    • Video 12.4 - Key Concepts
    • Video 12.13 - Risk Management - Process Flow 
You can check these videos one by one.
  • Part 1 of this series: Sample Videos from PMP Live Lessons (Link)
  • Part 2 of this series: More Sample Videos from PMP Live Lessons (Link)


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Videos: Lesson 5 - Project Integration Management

Video 5.49 - Manage Project Knowledge - What Happens? (5m:36s)
Knowledge management is in focus in the latest edition of the PMBOK guide. It is done by Manage Project Knowledge process. This video explains what happens in this process.



Video 5.50 - Manage Project Knowledge - Process (3m:33s)
The process overview of Manage Project Knowledge with its inputs, tools and techniques and outputs (ITTOs).




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Videos: Lesson 9 - Project Quality Management

Video 9.29 - Manage Quality - Process (6m:43s)
Manage Quality process is a confusing one for many aspiring PMPs. This videos explains the process with its inputs, tools and techniques and outputs (ITTOs).




Video 9.31 - Manage Quality - Inputs (3m:29s)
This videos explains some of the significant inputs of Manage Quality process.






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Videos: Lesson 11 - Project Communications Management

Video 11.12 - Communications Terms and Terminologies - Overview (1m:06s)
An overview of various communication terms and terminologies, which we will discuss in Communications Management knowledge area.





Video 11.13 - 5Cs of Communications (3m:19s)
For your PMP exam, you need to understand the 5Cs of written (sometimes oral) communication, i.e., communication has to be clear, concise, correct, coherent and controlling. This video explains.




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Videos: Lesson 12 - Project Risk Management


Video 12.1 - Learning Objectives (1m:43s)
Learning objectives for Project Risk Management knowledge area.





Video 12.4  - Key Concepts (5m:17s)
Various key concepts in Risk Management knowledge area - individual risks, overall project risk, positive risks, negative risks, iterative nature of risk management.





Video 12.13 - Risk Management - Process Flow (4m:10s)
The flow and interactions among processes of risk management knowledge area - Plan Risk Management, Identify Risks, Perform QLRA, Perform QTRA, Plan Risk Responses, Implement Risk Responses and Monitor Risks.






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To know more about this course and what is "Guaranteed PMP or Your Money Back Program", 
please refer:

PMP Live Lessons – Guaranteed Pass or Your Money Back
  • Part 1 of this series: Sample Videos from PMP Live Lessons (Link)
  • Part 2 of this series: More Sample Videos from PMP Live Lessons (Link)

If you require more information, please send a mail to: managementyogi@gmail.com


You can also see the sample videos in a playlist.



Monday, February 04, 2019

PMP Protein: Emotional Quotient – A Risk Factor

By Manjunath R, PMP        



        Taking ownership is the best way to get the things done. No matter what project management methodology is adapted, taking ownership always works. It is all about involving completely and taking accountability of the consequences. One needs to give his or her mind, heart and soul to the activity involved and make sure it is delivered with maximum possible efficiency. It requires lot of attention to detail. In the sense, one needs to understand the consequences of each actions. This is nothing but risk analysis. 
       
        Risk analysis is carried out in planning stage. Also, during execution unexpected things prop up and will become threat to the project progress. One such risk is emotions flowing through the project TEAM. The emotional balance of team members plays a very important role in the journey of the project. The emotional quotient should be kept in a watch list. If pulse of the team members isn’t understood properly, it will have an impact on project constraints. 

        Most of the times, a good rapport between the team members will be a great motivational factor. The team leader needs to respect the team member’s emotional bonding with the rest of the team. Efforts should be made to have an honest relationship, not only for the sake of the project, but also otherwise. 

        An honest relationship always works, may it be professional or family or social life. Team motivating programs should be designed to enhance the cohesiveness of the team.  If team members happen to lose faith in one another, then the fate of the project will be at stake. Having said that, people should not mix up their personal problems with profession. The distinction should be manifested. 

Conclusion: To summarize, every team member including the team lead, should have a great bonding which will eventually contribute to the self-development as well as strategic alignment to the vision and mission of the organization. 


Author: Manjunath R
Manjunath R is a project management professional in construction industry. He is a graduate Civil Engineer. He has been involved in construction industry as Deputy General Manager working for REVA University. He has worked with several reputed organizations in Bangalore. He is a certified Project Management Professional (PMP) from Project Management Institute (PMI). 




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Sunday, January 27, 2019

CAPM Live Lessons (PMBOK 6th Edition) – Guaranteed Pass or Your Money Back






It gives me a lot of pleasure in announcing the availability of CAPM® Live Lessons - a complete video course for Certified Associate in Project Management (CAPM) certification exam.  

"CAPM Live Lessons – Guaranteed Pass or Your Money Back"

This is one of its kind course in the world. No one ever has given a guaranteed pass, with FULL money back on CAPM exam in two attempts with live (video) lessons. 

I believe the CAPM certification is surely achievable for any sincerely preparing candidate. The questions are relatively direct. It mainly checks your understanding of the PMBOK® Guide, 6th edition. One needs right content, sound understanding of the PMBOK Guide, good quality questions and of course, sincere work to crack the exam.

This course is fully compliant with: 
  • PMBOK Guide 6th edition, and 
  • Examination Content Outline (ECO) for CAPM exam. 

The PMBOK guide 6th edition is bigger and complicated as compared to its earlier edition (though better organized), which makes aspiring CAPMs struggle. Also, many times as I’ve seen professionals appear for the CAPM exam, without any project management experience as the CAPM exam has one such option. Also, there are professionals who have experiences, such as architects, senior specialists, but they also have no formal project management experience. However, the good part is this: for CAPM exam, your one and only reference guide is the PMBOK Guide.

Hence, the entire course is presented and explained in layman’s language. It has been prepared based on my interactions and discussions with many successful CAPMs as well as PMPs. 

Top 10 Highlights: CAPM Live Lessons
  1. Total Video Duration: 30+ hours 
  2. Number of Videos: 522
  3. Number of Lessons: 14 (+2)
  4. Number of Questions: 1,900+
  5. Number of Full Length Question Sets: 4 (total = 600 Questions) 
  6. Lesson End Practice Questions: 70 questions (average); Total = 1,000+
  7. CAPM Smart Cards: 365 
  8. CAPM Process and ITTO exercises: 370+
    (Will help you master the processes as well as the ITTOs)
  9. Tips and Tricks: Many throughout the lessons.
  10. Content: Simplified content and interactive videos, with lots of exercises

High Level Course Breakdown
  • Welcome (9 videos): 14m 13s [14 minutes 13 seconds]
  • Lesson 1 – About PMI-CAPM Exam (16 videos): 50m 21s
  • Lesson 2 – Introduction (45 videos): 2h 53m 36s
  • Lesson 3 – Project Environment (24 videos): 1hr 37m 32s
  • Lesson 4 – The Role of PM (24 videos): 1hr 31m 14s
  • Lesson 5 – Project Integration Management (58 videos): 3h 27m 07s
  • Lesson 6 – Project Scope Management (47 videos): 2h 08m 29s
  • Lesson 7 – Project Schedule Management (56 videos): 2h 47m 08s
  • Lesson 8 – Project Cost Management (31 videos): 1h 41m 05s
  • Lesson 9 – Project Quality Management (29 videos): 1h 56m 32s
  • Lesson 10 – Project Resource Management (45 videos): 2h 38m 37s
  • Lesson 11 – Project Communications Management (26 videos): 1h 36m 11s
  • Lesson 12 – Project Risk Management (48 videos): 2h 51m 15s
  • Lesson 13 – Project Procurement Management (30 videos): 1h 39m 43s
  • Lesson 14 – Project Stakeholder Management (33 videos): 1h 47m 39s
  • Lesson 15 – 4 CAPM Full Length Question and Answer Sets
  • Lesson 16 - Final Talk (1 video): 2m 43s

The details on it are also available also available:
https://managementyogi.blogspot.com/p/videos.html

What is CAPM Guaranteed Pass or Your Money Back Program?
You go through the videos, along with detailed instructions (also in video format), and appear in the CAPM exam – only two attempts. If you couldn’t clear, share your exam report. I’ll refund your entire money - no questions asked. 

There are no little tricks, such as – “terms and conditions apply”, “** conditions apply” and others.

The premise is simple.
Give the exam. You pass and you are a CAPM. You win. 
In case you couldn’t clear the exam, your full money will be with you. You still win.  

To know more about Guaranteed CAPM Pass, you can watch this video (2 minutes 48 seconds).




Applicability and Validity
  • Project Management Experience Needed - None
  • PMBOK Guide - 6th edition
  • Valid Date for Guarantee – 6th months from the date of purchase
  • Number of Attempts – 2
  • Available since - January, 2019

Detailed Course Breakdown
The detailed course breakdown of the course is shown below (Embedded Document). It details on hours of learning, number of videos, practice questions, smart cards along with process and ITTO exercises for the CAPM exam. You can scroll to see the content.