Master project management basics

Master project management basics

Build a successful and actionable project plan with Asana.

About this course

Would you get on a bus without knowing where it is going? Probably not. So why do so many of us find ourselves working on projects without a clear understanding of the goals and progress? Instead, we’ll teach you the basic components of building a successful project. Throughout the course, you'll learn how Asana can help you have success with each project component. Whether you’re leading or contributing to a project, this course will help you feel confident that you are taking steps to avoid common project pitfalls and contribute to successful projects.

You’ll learn how to:

  • Use Asana to organize and plan different types of work
  • Clarify your project's goals
  • Prepare an actionable project plan
  • Create a realistic project schedule

    Course expectations:
  • Watch 4 on-demand videos
  • Take 4 quizzes

Time:

  • 5-10 minutes per unit
  • 30 minutes for the entire course

Who should take this course?

  • Project managers
  • Individual contributors working on projects with their team
  • Those new to using Asana

Curriculum

  • Lesson 1: What is a project?
  • Introduction
  • How Asana is organized
  • Defining a project
  • Check your understanding
  • Reflection
  • Up next
  • Lesson 2: Create a successful project plan
  • Introduction
  • Key terms
  • Project purpose & scope
  • Check your understanding
  • Exercise
  • Up next
  • Lesson 3: Turn your project plan into action
  • Introduction
  • Building a successful project with tasks
  • A best in class task
  • Exercise
  • Checkpoint
  • Reflection
  • Join the community
  • Check your understanding
  • Up next
  • Lesson 4: Keep your project plan organized
  • Introduction
  • Organize your project plan for success
  • Check your understanding
  • Case study
  • Exercise
  • Checkpoint
  • Tell us what you think
  • Learn more
  • Course complete

About this course

Would you get on a bus without knowing where it is going? Probably not. So why do so many of us find ourselves working on projects without a clear understanding of the goals and progress? Instead, we’ll teach you the basic components of building a successful project. Throughout the course, you'll learn how Asana can help you have success with each project component. Whether you’re leading or contributing to a project, this course will help you feel confident that you are taking steps to avoid common project pitfalls and contribute to successful projects.

You’ll learn how to:

  • Use Asana to organize and plan different types of work
  • Clarify your project's goals
  • Prepare an actionable project plan
  • Create a realistic project schedule

    Course expectations:
  • Watch 4 on-demand videos
  • Take 4 quizzes

Time:

  • 5-10 minutes per unit
  • 30 minutes for the entire course

Who should take this course?

  • Project managers
  • Individual contributors working on projects with their team
  • Those new to using Asana

Curriculum

  • Lesson 1: What is a project?
  • Introduction
  • How Asana is organized
  • Defining a project
  • Check your understanding
  • Reflection
  • Up next
  • Lesson 2: Create a successful project plan
  • Introduction
  • Key terms
  • Project purpose & scope
  • Check your understanding
  • Exercise
  • Up next
  • Lesson 3: Turn your project plan into action
  • Introduction
  • Building a successful project with tasks
  • A best in class task
  • Exercise
  • Checkpoint
  • Reflection
  • Join the community
  • Check your understanding
  • Up next
  • Lesson 4: Keep your project plan organized
  • Introduction
  • Organize your project plan for success
  • Check your understanding
  • Case study
  • Exercise
  • Checkpoint
  • Tell us what you think
  • Learn more
  • Course complete