Software Projects: Recruiting the Project Team

  • 14 Videos | 46m 15s
  • Includes Assessment
  • Earns a Badge
  • Certification PMI PDU
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Learners will explore how to find the right talent for a software project team to ensure the success of the project in this 14-video course. Discover the requisite skills for successful teams and challenges in recruiting; look at interviewing and onboarding, communication and technical skills; and examine best practices in retaining the software team. Begin by identifying roles and responsibilities of key members within a team, and recognize key challenges faced when recruiting key talent. Discover critical skills required for a software developer and project manager, two key project team members. Explore recruitment sources, and learn how to apply guidelines and best practices to create an effective job description to attract the best talent. Learn key steps involved in candidate evaluation, and how to evaluate communication and technical skills of a candidate to determine the right fit for a developer role. Also, discover how to interview a candidate, and guidelines to follow to recruit the best-fit software project manager. Learn onboarding and induction skills, and best practices for retaining talent.

WHAT YOU WILL LEARN

  • discover the key concepts covered in this course
    identify the roles and responsibilities of key team members within a software project team
    recognize the key challenges faced when recruiting key talent for a software project
    discover the critical skills required for a software developer and a software project manager, two key software project team members
    identify the various sources from where talent can be recruited for a software project team
    apply guidelines and best practices to create an effective job description to attract the best talent
    identify the key steps involved in evaluating a candidate for a software developer role in the software project team
  • recognize how to evaluate the communication skills of a candidate to determine the right fit for a software developer role
    recognize how to evaluate the technical skills of a candidate to determine the right fit for a software developer role
    describe how to interview a candidate for a software developer role in a software project team
    recognize the guidelines to follow to recruit the best-fit software Project Manager for a software project team
    describe the methods used to induct newly recruited team members into a software project for an effective team
    describe the best practices to adopt to retain talent in the software project team
    summarize the key concepts covered in this course

IN THIS COURSE

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    1. 
    Course Overview
    1m 23s
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    2. 
    Composing the Right Software Team
    3m 22s
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    3. 
    Challenges in Recruiting for Software Projects
    2m 25s
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    4. 
    Requisite Skills for Successful Teams
    3m 23s
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    5. 
    Exploring Recruitment Sources
    3m 18s
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    6. 
    Making Job Postings Count
    4m 43s
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    7. 
    Planning the Evaluation Process
    4m 26s
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    8. 
    Evaluating Communication Skills
    3m 18s
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    9. 
    Evaluating Technical Skills
    3m 34s
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    10. 
    Choosing the Right Interviewing Skills
    3m 45s
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    11. 
    Finding the Right Software Project Manager
    3m 38s
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    12. 
    Onboarding Skills
    3m 12s
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    13. 
    Retaining the Software Team
    4m 39s
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    14. 
    Course Summary
    1m 9s

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