PM Hard Skills: Release

PM Hard Skills: Release

Monitoring, changes, completion!

How do you manage your project, progress, and team when changes are constantly coming in, and it seems like you can’t fix anything? PM Hard Skills 2 is a course where practicing managers will share their inputs and experience, teach you to control the work of your team, improve quality based on metrics, implement changes, and successfully complete or delegate projects.

April 7

start of the course

8 classes

5 specialists

Intermediate

complexity level

April 7
start of the course
8 classes
5 specialists
Intermediate
complexity level

Who is this course for?

How do you manage your project, progress, and team when changes are constantly coming in, and it seems like you can’t fix anything? PM Hard Skills 2 is a course where practicing managers will share their inputs and experience, teach you to control the work of your team, improve quality based on metrics, implement changes, and successfully complete or delegate projects.

Project manager

Project Manager

middle business analyst

Business Analyst

Product manager

Product Manager

Add these skills to your resume:

  • Supervising the execution of the project in regular and distributed teams.

  • Monitoring development effectiveness and improving results.

  • Working with changes (both external and internal) and implementing them.

  • Working with quality based on metrics.

  • Completing and delegating projects.

  • Understanding the process of adaptation and managing it in companies with different structures.

  • Optimizing work and implementing new practices.

  • Having a process, document, and solution to any change request from the client or any team’s request.

What will you learn?

What will you learn?

Add these skills to your resume:

  • Supervising the execution of the project in regular and distributed teams.
  • Monitoring development effectiveness and improving results.
  • Working with changes (both external and internal) and implementing them.
  • Working with quality based on metrics.
  • Completing and delegating projects.
  • Understanding the process of adaptation and managing it in companies with different structures.
  • Optimizing work and implementing new practices.
  • Having a process, document, and solution to any change request from the client or any team’s request.

Course program:

Project monitoring

We’ll help you understand what you need to track on the project and where to get data, will learn methods of monitoring and controlling the project.
Content control.
Earned Value Method (EVM).
Critical Path Method.
Control of execution if the scope of the project is unknown.
During the lecture, you will learn to use the hierarchical structure of the work and the requirements tracking matrix to control the content. You’ll figure out how to calculate deviations of earned value and look at the example of working with a critical way.

Monitoring in Agile projects and Remote Teams

We’ll help you understand the specifics of monitoring remote teams and the Delivery process in different methodologies and frameworks. Learn what it takes to build good processes and how to manage expectations.
What to choose: Scrum or Kanban;
Board types: Releases, Feature, Team;
Continuous Integration, Delivery, Deployment;
Control Graph, Cumulative Flow Diagram, Velocity Chart.
During the lecture, you will understand which metrics are best to use for monitoring and controlling the work of the team. You’ll learn how to properly control Workflow and how team culture helps to work more efficiently.

Working with changes: models and frameworks

We’ll learn what change really are, what they can be and when they are needed. We’ll consider the reasons that lead to the failure of changes and how to deal with the change management process.
Why we are afraid of changes and how to deal with this;
Why 70% of changes fail and how to prepare a team for them;
How to identify unsuccessful implementations using frameworks and models;
Implementation of organizational strategy using Kotter’s 8 step method;
How to use PDCA in IT projects;
Lean Change Management.
During the lecture, you will learn what initiates changes and what models for working with changes exist. You’ll analyze the phases of changes in Project Management and consider what steps should be taken in each phase.

Work with changes: documentation and metrics

We will learn how to set goals and what problems may arise with them. We’ll help you understand how to work with the unknown in planning.

Avoidance of empty goals in the project;
How to document planned and unplanned work;
Scope Change Control;
How to count Leading Indicators;
How to influence Lagging indicators.
During the lecture, you will examine a case on work with changes in Scrum. You’ll see how to monitor changes and what templates there are to work with them, as well as learn how to build a change process.

Working with changes: team and communication

We will find out what bad communication can lead to. We will examine the role of the leader and manager in changes. We’ll consider the importance of motivation in working with the team.
Information channels;
Adaptation and transformation;
Six Change Approaches;
Motivation 3.0;
Team Solutions.
During the lecture, you will learn what approaches to changes to use in what situation. You’ll understand why it is important to consider emotions while working with changes and how emotions influence decision-making. For your homework, you will create your own Change Manifesto.

Metrics in a project

We’ll help you understand what metrics exist and how to work with them, see which metrics should be tracked at each stage of the project.
Why it is important to monitor the Burn Down Chart;
Velocity as a project management tool;
Types of technical metrics;
Basic Kanban Metrics;
Description and definition of attributes of quality;
Metrics for a team.
During the lecture, you will analyze the examples of metrics that are needed for the work of a Project Manager. You’ll learn how to track which metrics in a team to understand how effective you are, and how to improve possible results.

Project completion and delegation

We’ll help you understand how to complete a project and what to do if a project is not completing successfully. You’ll learn how to properly delegate a product or a project.

Delegating the project to support;
Unfair ways to deliver the work;
Delegating the project to another PM;
Post-Mortem.
During the lecture, you will find out what kind of reporting is required for the project. In your homework, you will consolidate the skills you have gained from the lecture by describing your project for completion or transfer to another PM.

Adaptation in different structural types of companies

We’ll help you understand what adaptation is and how it differs in different structures of companies. You will learn what the adaptation cycle is and what it consists of, consider how to assess the effectiveness of adaptation and how long it can last.
Adaptation in a functional company.
Adaptation in a matrix company.
Adaptation in a project company.
During the lecture, you will learn why you need to manage adaptation and how to do it correctly. You will analyze the map of communications through examples, and for the homework, you’ll create a communication map and RACI matrix for your project.

Speakers and Mentors

Павел Устинов P

Pavel Ustinov | Speaker

PM Officer at Solar Digital

He has 15 years of experience in the IT sphere.

He has 15 years of experience in the IT sphere. Pavel is engaged in the development of mobile applications, websites, blockchain systems. He also worked with system integration and on a number of technological projects. Pavel can code with: C#, JS, MooTools, PHP, jQuery. He has more than 10 years of teaching experience, both offline and online.

Иван Пашко I

Ivan Pashko | Speaker

Delivery Manager at Preply

He currently focuses on products, teams, and processes

He currently focuses on products, teams, and processes: provides trust in communication with customers, eliminates gaps in product delivery and process optimization, coaches the team on leadership skills, helps with professional growth. Ivan knows how to deal with changes in all their manifestations.

Владислав Самойлов V

Vladislav Samoilov | Speaker

Project Manager at eHealth

He is experienced in working with Outsource, Product, Telecom companies for CIS, European, American, and Asian markets.

He is experienced in working with Outsource, Product, Telecom companies for CIS, European, American, and Asian markets. Vladislav has experience in managing multi-project teams of up to 120 people. He’s applied both classical and Agile models of management. He is a mentor, coach, speaker at PMDayKiev, PMDayLviv and PMDayKharkiv, IT Connection.

Алексей Киселев A

Alexey Kiselev | Speaker

R&D Director at Playtika

He has been in IT for 10+ years, 5 of them as a Java engineer. Alexey manages a department of 60+ people from 10 teams and 3 managers.

He has been in IT for 10+ years, 5 of them as a Java engineer. Alexey manages a department of 60+ people from 10 teams and 3 managers.

Дмитрий Клименко D

Dmitriy Klimenko | Mentor

Delivery Manager at Maxbill

He is a Delivery Manager with a technical background.

He is a Delivery Manager with a technical background. Dmitriy has been in IT for more than 10 years, 5 of them on positions of Tech Lead, QA Lead, SM. He is a certified Scrum Master with product development experience in Fintech, Telco/Utility, GameDev. He’s ready to share practical examples and tips, both for beginners and experienced students.

Денис Михайленко D

Denis Mikhailenko | Mentor

Project Manager at DIGIS

He works with development of applications and systems of various types on web and mobile.

He works with development of applications and systems of various types on web and mobile. Denis came to management after 12 years in different positions in testing and quality assurance, so quality requirements, as well as compromises on quality, have a special place in his heart. He has mentored more than 25 courses.

What you’ll get

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Practice

Our course is about practice, real-life cases, examples, and information in the “off-the-shelf” style.

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Document templates

We have prepared for you a number of templates, examples, and checklists in the “how to” format.

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Up to date information

We created PM Hard Skills 2 based on alumni' requests on what managers need to know about project implementation.

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Project development

As the course goes, you will be able to ask questions and get advice on your own projects.

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    FAQ:

    How are the classes conducted?

    The classes are held in the format of 1.5-hour online masterclasses where you can consult with the speaker on your questions. In the process of learning, students will not only listen to theory but also practice, see live cases, and do different tasks. You’ll have a lifetime access to the course’s additional materials and six months of access to class videos. All students are invited to a private chat on Telegram, where they can always ask for advice or help.

    What level of knowledge is required to get into this course?

    In order to get the most out of our course, you will need basic experience in Project Management. However, you will be able to gain knowledge even if you’ve only worked for a few months, it will just take more time to learn.

    How can I test my knowledge level?

    You can register for the course and get a free interview with our consultant. We will give you feedback on your current knowledge level and possible growth areas.

    How are practical lessons of the course conducted?

    During the course, you don’t just listen to theory, but also explore different cases and do homework. As a result, you come out with a concrete result after testing your knowledge.

    Can I pay in installments?

    Yes, you can. You can make a deposit of 1000 UAH to secure your place on the course. The rest of the payment must be proceeded before the start of the course. Other fee-splitting terms are negotiated on a case-by-case basis.

    Do I get a certificate?

    Yes, we will issue you a certificate of completion of the course. It will be available in PDF format and can be used as an attachment to your LinkedIn profile. 

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