Managing the Project Resources (2021 Update)

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Project managers must play close attention to resource management. They must assess the project's needs, in terms of both materials and staffing, create organizational charts and position descriptions, and acquire all of the necessary resources. Further, managing human resources also requires interpersonal skills to build and manage teams.

In this course, you'll learn about planning, estimating, acquisition, and coordination of project resources. You'll also explore meeting training and development needs, setting ground rules, and strategies for mixing virtual and collocated team members. Finally, you'll learn how to apply personnel and team performance assessments and conflict management skills. 

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Managing the Project Resources (2021 Update)

  • discover the key concepts covered in this course
  • recognize the role of the project manager in project resource management activities
  • identify the tools and techniques for planning resources
  • recognize the components of a RACI chart
  • identify the purpose of estimating activity resources
  • identify the tools and techniques you use for estimating activity resources
  • recognize the principles of using the bottom-up estimating technique
  • identify a resource breakdown structure, given a scenario
  • recognize effective techniques for controlling resources
  • Knowledge Check: Reviewing Your Project Resource Management Skills
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