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Project Management Tools: Understanding PM Tools

Project Management Tools: Understanding PM Tools


Overview/Description
Expected Duration
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Expertise Level



Overview/Description

Explore different types of project management (PM) tools, including collaboration, productivity, messaging, and file-sharing tools. Discover how to choose the best tools and how to use them in this 16-video course. Key concepts covered here include what PM tools are and how they are used; why PM tools are important to successful project management and how to select optimum PM tools for projects; and features to look for when considering PM tools and using them specifically for managing project work. Learn about collaboration tools in the context of PM tools; learn personal productivity tools and techniques in the context of PM tools; and learn how to work with Gantt charts by using TeamGantt, with Kanban boards using Trello, with real-time messaging using Basecamp, with a knowledge base using Wrike, with Dropbox file-sharing tool, and with to do lists with Asana. Next, learn how to use personal tools to avoid distractions and improve productivity; learn features types and features of PM tools, list features of PM software, and describe collaboration tools and why PM tools are used.



Expected Duration (hours)
1.0

Lesson Objectives

Project Management Tools: Understanding PM Tools

  • discover the key concepts covered in this course
  • recognize what PM tools are and what they are used for
  • recognize why PM tools are so important to successful project management
  • recognize how to select the optimum PM tools for your projects
  • describe the key features to look for when considering PM tools
  • describe PM tools used specifically for managing project work
  • describe collaboration tools in the context of PM tools
  • describe personal productivity tools and techniques in the context of PM tools
  • work with Gantt charts using TeamGantt
  • work with Kanban boards using Trello
  • work with real-time messaging using Basecamp
  • work with a knowledge base using Wrike
  • work with Dropbox file sharing tool
  • work with to do lists with Asana
  • recognize how to use personal productivity tools to avoid distractions and improve productivity
  • list features types and features of PM tools, list features of PM software, and describe collaboration tools and why PM tools are used
  • Course Number:
    it_pmunptdj_01_enus

    Expertise Level
    Intermediate