Project management is one of those things that looks easy until you try it. The basics of managing a project from beginning to end require a group of people with various knowledges and skills. Those individuals are in charge of planning and executing the project objectives and that takes something other than work and materials. A sound project plan can mean the difference between success or failure. Each undertaking takes follows a Project Life Cycle.
A successful e-Learning project stands on multiple pillars and involves many aspects that ensure success. With a variety of stakeholders, like instructional designers, subject matter experts, project managers, end learners etc., collaboration and review are essential to ensure a successful project.
Reviewing a course is essential to ensure quality and that goals are being met. Here are some of the things to remember when reviewing eLearning courses.
It doesn’t matter whether you are a beginning instructional designer or a seasoned veteran, you have most likely already experienced “scope creep.” Scope creep is generally seen as something a project manager controls, but what responsibilities do instructional designers have to keep scope creep in check?
This initial training can be taken on the job or at college, but there are online-only options as well. A common route for aspiring Project Management professionals is to take one of these certificates in preparation for the Project Management Professional (PMP®) exam. Such certificates cover fundamental areas such as Project Scope Management, Time Management, Cost Management, Quality Management, HR Management, Communications Management and Risk Management.
The best eLearning designers are not only masters of technology and design, they’re also skilled at partnering and collaborating with others in order to build highly interactive, engaging, and effective training solutions.