Course curriculum

  • 1

    Introduction

    • Intro to the Course

    • What We Will Cover

  • 2

    Landing a Profitable Project - Part 1: Discovery

    • Introduction to Project Discovery

    • The Business Problem

    • Expectations and Objectives

    • Dealing with Budgets

    • Establishing Timelines

    • Knowing the Stakeholders

    • Section Summary

  • 3

    Making Money on Your Project - Part 2: The Proposal

    • Introduction to Proposals

    • Project Description

    • Documenting the Timelines

    • Dependencies & Resources

    • The Pricing Conondrum

    • Section Summary

  • 4

    Managing Your Way to Profit - Part 3: Contract & Scope Danger Zones

    • Introduction to Contracts

    • Devil's in the Details

    • Scope Creep Kills

    • Payment Terms

    • Case Study: A Story About Payments

    • Errors, Omissions, Resources

    • Section Summary

  • 5

    Managing Your Way to Profit - Part 4: Project Management Essentials

    • Introduction to Project Management

    • Tracking and Monitoring Progress

    • Deliverables and Getting Approvals

    • Change Management

    • Project Review (...or "did we make any money?")

    • Section Summary

  • 6

    Course Review and Conclusion

    • Course Review and Conclusion