Jul 9, 2020

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Essential Skills 1: Project Management

by Will Francis

Posted on Jul 9, 2020

What exactly is project management? Well, at the simplest level, it's really just the ability to plan projects and tasks effectively – and to quickly take action when things go wrong. And it's an essential skill in today’s fast-moving workplace, even the digital one!

In the videos, DMI epxert Will Francis, will take you through three main areas you need to know about:

  1. What is a project and how do you manage it.
  2. What a project manager does.
  3. A seven-step framework to help you manage projects, from identifying what the project is, to finishing the final project on time, on budget, and to the required standard. 

About The Essential Skills Series

This series includes a number of videos that explore those personal skills that we tend to overlook but which are becoming ever more important in your marketing life. These includecommunication, creativity, persuasion, project management, collaboration, strategic thinking, and crisis management.

These videos come from our DMI Expert course

1. Introduction to Project Management

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2. The Role of the Project Manager

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3. The 7-Step Framework for Managing Projects

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Will Francis
Will Francis

Will Francis is a recognized authority in digital and social media, who has worked with some of the world’s most loved brands. He is the host and technical producer of the DMI podcast, Ahead of the Game and a lecturer and subject matter expert with the DMI. He appears in the media and at conferences whilst offering his own expert-led digital marketing courses where he shares his experience gained working within a social network, a global ad agency, and more recently his own digital agency.

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