Project Management recently has become a popular topic especially in this digital age.  The reason is that more projects are happening, especially projects in digital development. But do you really know what Project Management actually means? What skills that a person must have in order to join Project Management?

If you are interested in the world of Project Management and want to know more, then Microsoft Skills For Job has a class that you can learn from. There are no special requirements, anyone from any background can join and no prior experience is needed. All you need to do is to have an internet connection as the class is online. 

You will learn Project Management from scratch. The class will be guided by an instructor that is experienced in the field. By taking the Project Management class from Microsoft Skills For Job, you will get material to prepare working in the world of Project Management. After completing the class along with the assignment you will get a certificate. And it is free of charge!

Some of the Project Management topics that will be discussed are:

  • Project Management Opportunities in the Digital Age
  • Project Management Fundamentals
  • Skills Required for Project Management
  1. Project Management Opportunities in the Digital Age

The first topic we will discuss the importance of the role of Project Management is today. And then we will continue to explore the potential career paths of people working in the Project Management world. There are so many digital projects now and ahead, and it’s a great opportunity to be able to join one of them. Some roles in Project Management that you can choose from are consultants, analysts, technicians, programmers, leaders or project managers and many more.

In addition to discussing the potential of the project, the class will also teach the knowledge starting from the basics. Such as understanding the definition of a project, the role of the project manager, and understanding the complexity of a project. You can learn about the work styles needed, skills sought, and business reasoning to qualify a project. From this topic, it is important that friends can understand what project management is, understand the responsibilities and roles that are carried out so that you can learn towards the next discussion.

  1. Project Management Fundamentals

This topic will share things that are practical. You will learn how to make a mature project plan. You will study SMART Goals (Specific, Measurable, Achievable, Relevant, Time-bound) in order to determine the goals of a project where you will be able to create detailed planning, where the level of the goals can be measured. 

Next, in this topic, you will learn how to use available resources to solve existing problems within a certain period of time. You will also be taught how to approach planning that is adaptive to the limited scope, time, and budget you have. Then you will learn to budget so you can understand better in making detailed plans and making realistic project timeframes.

  1. Required Skills

Just like the previous topics, the last discussion will focus on practical skills that you should have if you want to be involved in the world of project management. The class will teach how to use PM Tools from Microsoft Teams and Microsoft 365. Then you will be taught how to make Gantt Charts and Kanban Boards using Microsoft Project Tools which are crucial knowledge so you can practice on your own how to make project plans at the end of the lesson.

What are you waiting for? Participate in this class and click Invite your friends too so they can join and learn together!