Who is this course for?

Before I tell you about this course, let's talk about who this is really for. You are a project manager with a strong desire to improve the initiation of your projects, engaging your project sponsors and key stakeholders to get everyone on the same page. Perhaps you've had some challenging projects in the past that lacked clarity in the project goals, deliverables, assumptions, and exclusions. And you know your projects could be more successful with better upfront communication. Earn 2 technical PDUs.

Course curriculum

  • 1

    The Project Charter Lessons

    • 1.1.Welcome to the What, Why, & How of Powerful Project Charters

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    • What Do You Hope to Get From This Course?

    • eBook: Start Writing Your Project Charter Today!

    • 1.2.Why the Project Charter is Needed

    • 1.3.How to Use a Project Charter

    • 1.4.Why Project Managers Fail to Create Project Charters

    • 1.5.What is a Project Charter?

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    • 1.6.How to Right-Size the Project Charter

    • 1.7.How to Reduce Rework

    • 1.8.How to Identify and Analyze Project Stakeholders

    • 1.9.How to Engage Project Stakeholders

    • 1.10..Select the Project Sponsor and Project Manager

    • 1.11..The Project Charter Recipe

    • 1.12.Four Project Charter Checkpoints

    • 1.13.What to Include - Part 1

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    • 1.14.What to Include - Part 2

    • 1.15.What to Include - Part 3

    • 1.16.What to Include - Part 4

    • 1.17.What to Include - Part 5

    • The Business Case Study

    • Check Your Project Charter

    • Report Your PDUs

eBook: Start Writing Your Project Charter Today!

This course includes a copy of my 30-page eBook: Start Writing Your Project Charter Today! In this eBook, you will discover how to create a project charter, step-by-step. Whether you are new to project management or just want a refresher, this book will bring you up to speed quickly. You will learn to create, refine, and share your project charters in the shortest time possible. What are the results? Less rework and surprises. Fewer missed deadlines and blown budgets. Happier team members.

Instructor(s)

Project Risk Coach

Harry Hall, PMP, PMI-RMP

My name is Harry Hall, ex-corporate project manager and creator of the ProjectRiskCoach.com! Early in my project management career, I lacked the confidence and know-how to manage projects successfully. And much of my struggle was due to poor risk management. Fast forward past hundreds of projects and lessons learned and you would see the path I took to become a successful project manager, program manager, and enterprise risk manager. I create project management courses to give you practical, actionable strategies, helping you reach more of your true potential. If you are an aspiring project manager or one in the making, looking for ways to add value to your organization and advance your career, you are definitely in the right place!

By the end of this course, you will be able to. . .

  • Engage your project sponsors and key stakeholders in the development of project charters

  • To cite the benefits of project charters

  • Use a project charter throughout the project lifecycle to deliver greater value

  • Share key inputs for project charters

  • List and explain components of a project charter

  • Discuss how project charters can reduce project risk

Let's Get Started

Tired of the rework and adverse impacts to your project schedules, budgets, and scope due to a lack of clarity early in your projects? Leverage the power of project charters to put you and your team in the best position possible for success!