Learn the data skills that every project manager must have. Enable data-informed decisions for improved project performance and outcomes.
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The future of project management is data-driven.
But only if project professionals have the right skills and mindset to enable data-driven insights.
Recognizing that the root cause of many project failures and performnce shortfalls lies in ineffective and misinformed decision-making, this program focuses on empowering you with the knowledge and mindset to ensure your project decisions are robustly informed by data-driven insights.
In this 4-week course, we delve into the core aspects that form the foundation of data literacy: fostering a mindset of positive skepticism, critical thinking, curiosity, and transparency. These attributes are crucial for navigating the complexities of project data, enabling you to identify, evaluate, and integrate factual evidence with human sensemaking.
You will learn the fundamentals of project data, how to identify, evaluate, and integrate factual evidence with human sensemaking, to establish effective data-informed decision making in your projects.
Furthermore, this course will equip you with a proven system and framework to effectively produce, maintain, and preserve project data and generate valuable and high-impact insights toward well-informed project decisions, improved project performance, and successful project delivery and outcomes.
Through a series of hands-on exercises, you will apply what you learn in real-world scenarios, ensuring that the knowledge gained translates into actionable insights for your projects.
This unique and tailored learning journey addresses specific project management challenges, including risk, cost, and schedule management, making it an indispensable resource for professionals seeking to enhance their impact and standing within their organizations.
By the end of this course, you will be equipped with the essential skills to use data more effectively in your projects, fostering a culture of predictability, resilience, and evidence-driven practice.
Embark on this journey to transform the way you manage projects, and pave the way for a future where data literacy is your strongest asset in achieving project excellence.
Project Managers looking to master the necessary data skills to make effective use of data-driven practices in projects.
Heads of Project Management looking to future-proof their project management practice, getting equipped for future challenges.
PMO leaders looking to get a better understanding of existing project management challenges and how to address them with data capabilities.
Learn essential analytical techniques and practices that unlock hidden insights from project management data and help you plan and manage your projects with higher confidence.
Analyze and interpret data effectively to extract meaningful insights that support your arguments and recommendations. By crafting compelling narratives around the presented data, you will be able to captivate your audience and leave a lasting impact.
Follow proven systems and frameworks to ensure effective project data management, identify appropriate data analysis methods and techniques, and generate actionable insights for data-informed decision-making in your projects.
Status reporting is more than just presenting facts and figures. It must include analysis and insights to facilitate understanding and decision-making. Selecting suitable charts and data visualizations not only ensures clarity but also drives impact and persuasion.
Get equipped with the skills and mindset to approach information and decision-making with critical thinking at the forefront. It promotes a deeper understanding of data, encourages questioning and validation, and leads to more effective problem-solving.
Falling into data traps can happen to anyone, not only data professionals but also project managers, decision-makers, and senior managers. Learn how to identify and avoid typical pitfalls in data collection, analysis, and presentation.
8 interactive live sessions
Lifetime access to course materials
27 in-depth lessons
Direct access to instructor
3 projects to apply learnings
Guided feedback & reflection
Private community of peers
Course certificate upon completion
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Data Literacy for Project Managers
Project Management expert with 25+ years of experience in technology and data-driven projects. Certified PgMP, PMP, PMI-ACP, Prince2, MSP
Marcus Glowasz is a trusted advisor and specialist in leveraging data and analytics capabilities in the project management domain.
With nearly 30 years of international experience in technology and data-driven projects, he provides guidance and support to project leaders and teams, helping them become data-literate and enable effective data-informed and evidence-based practices that align with the dynamic nature of today's business environments.
Marcus is the author of the book "Leading Projects with Data" which offers invaluable insights into overcoming cultural and behavioral barriers to successfully leverage data-informed practices in projects, empowering organizations to harness the power of data and drive project success.
His career and expertise are supported by a number of formal credentials:
You can find more details about him at https://marcusglowasz.com
5:30-8:00pm CEST / 11:30-2:00pm EST
Each session includes live lectures, case studies, group activities, and Q&A.
Recording will be available, in case you need to drop off earlier.
Active hands-on learning
This course builds on live workshops and hands-on projects
Interactive and project-based
You’ll be interacting with other learners through breakout rooms and project teams
Learn with a cohort of peers
Join a community of like-minded people who want to learn and grow alongside you