PMP® 8: Project Resource Management

Price of course: $79.00
Estimated length: 3.5 hours
Access Time: 90 days
Total PMI PDUs/Contact Hours: 3.5
  • Leadership: 1.5
  • Technical: 2
IACET CEUs: 0.5

Course Description

This course was designed as a supplemental study guide for the major content areas of Chapter 9 of A Guide to the Project Management Body of Knowledge (PMBOK® Guide), Sixth Edition. In this course, you will learn how to plan for, acquire, and manage the physical and human resources necessary for project completion. You will learn how to acquire and negotiate the best staff, how to define roles and responsibilities in project documentation, and how to employ the essentials of good people management. In addition, you will learn how to facilitate a team environment and supply a project with the appropriate materials, equipment, facilities, and infrastructure needed for success. You will learn how to properly allocate resources on a project and control their utilization.

This course aligns with the PMBOK® Guide Sixth Edition. (The PMBOK® Guide is not included in the cost of this course and must be purchased separately.)

Taking advantage of online interactivity, the course contains a vocabulary game, flashcards, and other activities to help you master the material.


Learning Outcomes

  • Describe how staffing is planned for and acquired in an organization
  • Explain how internal and external staff will have different management needs
  • Recognize and manage for constraints and limited availability of human resources
  • Apply resource optimization techniques to deal with limited human resources
  • Identify and choose between the various techniques for visually representing the roles and responsibilities of individuals, teams, and organizations
  • Describe what makes a successful team and how project managers can assess and develop their teams and individual workers
  • Employ effective people management, including how to motivate and manage teams and how to resolve team conflict
  • Identify the general approaches to decision making, and how they might be applied to project scenarios

Key Features

  • Expert-supported
  • Mobile-friendly
  • Accessible
  • Badge and credit-awarding
  • Games & Flashcards
  • Video content
  • Real-world case studies
  • Audio-enabled in app

Refund Policy

You may request a refund up to 5 days from the purchase date. The registration fee will only be refunded if less than 10% of the course has been completed. Completion percentage can be viewed on the Course Progress page from within the course.


Notes

Estimated time to complete: 3.5 hours

Learners should have some experience in project management and will need to have access to the Project Management Institute®'s A Guide to the Project Management Body of Knowledge (PMBOK® Guide), Sixth Edition.

This course has an "Ask the Expert" feature, which submits your questions directly to an expert in the field you are studying. Questions are answered as quickly as possible and usually within 24 hours.

Learners must achieve an average test score of at least 70% to meet the minimum successful completion requirement and qualify to receive IACET CEU credit. Learners will have three attempts at all graded assessments.

Project Management Institute, PMI, the Registered Education Provider logo, Project Management Professional, PMP, PgMP, PfMP, Project Management Body of Knowledge, PMBOK, PMI Agile Certified Practitioner, PMI-ACP, PMI Risk Management Professional, PMI-RMP, PMI-SP, PMI-PBA, the PMI Talent Triangle, and the PMI Talent Triangle logo are marks of the Project Management Institute, Inc.

Information in this course has been taken from A Guide to the Project Management Body of Knowledge, (PMBOK® Guide) — Sixth Edition, Project Management Institute Inc., 2017.

The following list outlines the PDUs you will earn for completing this course, based on the certification you have.

  • PMP®/PgMP®
    • Technical: 2
    • Leadership: 1.5
    • Strategic/Business: 0
    • TOTAL: 3.5
  • PMI-RMP®
    • Technical: 0
    • Leadership: 1.5
    • Strategic/Business: 0
    • TOTAL: 1.5
  • PMI-SP®
    • Technical: 0
    • Leadership: 1.5
    • Strategic/Business: 0
    • TOTAL: 1.5
  • PMI-ACP®
    • Technical: 0
    • Leadership: 1.5
    • Strategic/Business: 0
    • TOTAL: 1.5
  • PfMP®
    • Technical: 0
    • Leadership: 1.5
    • Strategic/Business: 0
    • TOTAL: 1.5
  • PMI-PBA®
    • Technical: 0
    • Leadership: 1.5
    • Strategic/Business: 0
    • TOTAL: 1.5