Learn how to write an effective project charter
Use SMART framework to define project goals and objectives
Use analogous and three-point estimating techniques
Design presentation slide in Canva design platform
Effective planning is a key factor in strategic leadership and business operations that makes for better outcomes and successful projects. The project charter is not only a backbone of a project management plan but your project's best marketing tool which helps kick off the work of the project in the right way. By the end of this guided project, you will learn how to write a project charter, use the Canva design platform, and create a presentation slide to present the charter to stakeholders. You will learn what a project charter is and why it is an important artifact for project success. Throughout the project, you review the components of the charter, use the SMART framework to define project goals, practice analogous and three-point estimating techniques for a project budget estimate, and write project requirements, acceptance criteria, and assumptions, No prior experience in project management is required to complete this guided project. This project will benefit professionals wanting to broaden their knowledge and skillset in the area of project management, as well as project coordinators and entry-level managers seeking to obtain project management certifications.
In a video that plays in a split-screen with your work area, your instructor will walk you through these steps:
Task 1: What is a project charter?
Task 2: Design with Canva
Task 3: SMART goals and objectives
Task 4: Deliverables, requirements, and acceptance criteria
Task 5: Analogous and three-point estimating techniques
Task 6: Risks, assumptions, and constraints
Task 7: Putting it all together
Your workspace is a cloud desktop right in your browser, no download required
In a split-screen video, your instructor guides you step-by-step
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