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Planning Introduction (11:45)

Overview Review the overall concepts of planning, and review the subject matter through the lens of 10 "knowledge areas" in both predictive and agile projects.

Initiate (36:50)

Overview Review key documents and activities involved in the initiating stage of projects: Initiating documents Documents vs. Artifacts Business Case Management Plan Overview Benefits Management Plan Project Charter Team Charter Project Management Plan Initiating activities Team formation & development Securing enablers Stakeholder engagement Kickoff meeting

Methodology (28:20)

Overview Explore the major methodologies involved in project management today: Methodology vs Life Cycle Methodologies Life Cycles Terms & Characteristics Agile Manifesto

Exam Information (24:18)

Overview Become familiar with the PMP® Exam and a helpful approach to attacking it: The PMP® Exam The PMBOK® Guide Composition Execution Approach The appropriate “lens” through which to take the exam “How PMI thinks; how they see PMs” Studying