"Finally, an online course that teaches the ‘how’ of project management from an experienced veteran."
– Karin Brame 

Deeply Practical Project Management describes the most efficient way to implement project management, the way it is really done by the most professional organizations. It is currently the world's leading applied PM course, licensed to more than half of the Fortune 100 companies including Aflac, Box, Mattel, Nasdaq, Tata, Volkswagen and many others. It has more than 60K students, and more than 300K minutes are watched every month. It is now available direct to you.

I first learned project management while working in aerospace, where project success is mandatory.  The largest project I worked on was a $3B helicopter integration effort.  I was also on the PM team for a 140M aircraft retrofit project, and was project manager for a 55M software project, a 20M system integration project, a company process improvement effort, and a range of other projects.  Then I became a consultant and helped dozens of organizations with their project management, including government and non-profits.  Along the way I developed this course, and have given it live more than 330 times to more than 3,300 people, improving it every time.  By far the most important thing I've learned is that project management must give back more than it takes.  In other words, it must be very simple and *deeply* practical.

This course is your practical PM companion to the PMI PMBOK, describing how to apply the essential thread of proven PM processes to manage your projects of any size, from any domain, in the simplest and most practical way.  At the end of the course, you will not only understand project management, you will be able to *implement* it as efficiently as we know how.  You will also receive a certificate that gives you the credential Practical Project Manager with the right to append PPM after your name.  Thousands of people are now listing their PPM credential on their  LinkedIN profiles.

The course is end-to-end, comprehensive, and divided into more than 200 easy to digest videos of just a few minutes long.  First an overview is provided of all the fundamental concepts.  Then the critically important role of the Project Manager and the keys to team management are described.  Then the essential PM processes are mapped across the project time-line, and the specific actions you need to take at each step are explained in an easy to follow thread.  The use of software tools to support the PM process is explained.  The course is complete, providing one comprehensive resource with everything you need to become an expert project manager.

You will also receive:

  • Example. A complete set of realistic, professional PM documentation for a 44M project that you can reuse as a model for your own projects, including a Project Charter, Stakeholder Register, Requirements Baseline, Work Breakdown Structure, Precedence Diagram, Project Management Plan, Gantt Schedule, Risk Register, and more.

  • Templates. Microsoft Office templates for all the key PM documents, from Stakeholder Register to Project Plan to Final Report.

  • MS Office Guide. The invaluable guide "Project Planning With MS Office" that describes how to use Microsoft Office applications as simply as possible to prepare your project scope, schedule, and budget.

If you need to manage a project right now, are preparing for a PMI exam, or just want a solid grounding in the PM best practices to enhance your career, this course will really help.  You will also earn 16 Professional Development Units (PDU's).

Student Comments

"I am interviewing for a PM position in two days. This course boosted my confidence and gave me valuable insight into key PMBOK areas I haven't considered since I received my PMI certification in 2012. I’m also able to improve my resume since I now understand how certain PM functions I've been performing for years are much more valuable than I thought." – Dan Bischoff, PMP

"Over the course of a 20 year career I have purchased many training materials, video courses, study guides, etc, and this was hands down the best material I have ever used." – Christopher Irons

"I have been a PMP since 2006 and learned so much from this course, truly outstanding." – Mark Thorogood, PMP

"This is by far the best project management course I have ever taken!" – Susan Steigler, PMP

"This is the best real-world practical PM course on the web. Valuable knowledge and insight, clear, and hands on. A great investment when your time is really valuable and you don't want to waste a minute of it." – Sarah Hajipour

"This course offers some of the most valuable material I've consumed as a Project Manager." – Philip Kohler

"This is a very, very useful resource for both Project Managers and team members. The best PM course I have taken online." – Marcelo Palenzuela

"Excellent course -- easy to understand -- wish I had reviewed this resource before I took my PMP exam!" – Thomas Flores

"The only course you will need. Walks you through all the phases of project management. With examples, anecdotes, and most importantly - templates. Highly recommend!" – Allan Madhuram

"I took this course after earning my PMP certification, and am stunned by the practical insights it provides. Thank you! I definitely recommend for both newbies and experienced Project Managers." – Raj Bidika

"This was the best project management course that I have taken. I recommend to anyone interested in project management. Really above and beyond what I expected." – Mark April

"Really straightforward and clear. Wish I had taken this before I sat for my PMP test." – Alexander Feravich

"Great course, perfectly delivered. The PMBOK Guide applied to reality. I plan to repeat this course over and over again." – Alain Yeno

"Not only does this course teach you practical project management, it also teaches you life skills you will keep for a lifetime. Exceptional. I couldn't have asked for anything better." – Saad Faruqui

"Crisp and direct, no blabbing. Wise to go with this first before consulting any other material." – Rufus Okomhanru

"The course was amazing. A lot of real life examples. In my 17 years of PM experience I have never taken a more concise, informative, and easy to understand PM walk-through." – Vladimir Mitev

"I've been managing projects for several years, and picked up key points which will improve my work in the future, and would have made previous projects significantly better if I'd known them sooner. Highly recommended." – David Morrison

"This turned out to be the best money I ever spent. My only regret is I didn't take this course sooner." – Nicholas Ikpi

"One of the greatest courses I have ever had. Short videos you can digest at your own pace. A warm environment, seems that you are talking with him." – Francisco Zapata