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Outsourcing Practices for Guaranteeing Project Success Video Course

Outsourcing Practices for Guaranteeing Project Success Video Course is developed by Operations Courses Professionals to help you pass the Outsourcing Practices for Guaranteeing Project Success exam.

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Description

This course will improve your knowledge and skills required to pass Outsourcing Practices for Guaranteeing Project Success exam.

Curriculum For This Course

  • 1. Introduction to the course (39 minutes) 4 Videos 00:38:29
    • Course Overview 06:54
    • What is outsourcing? 06:10
    • What you should outsource and what you should not 11:54
    • Planning your budget and estimating costs 11:57
  • 2. Getting started (70 minutes) 7 Videos 01:09:46
    • Where to find outsourcing firms and freelancers 07:13
    • Introduction to Elance 19:13
    • Going further in-depth with Elance 02:26
    • Introduction to UpWork 19:21
    • Going further in-depth with Upwork 05:35
    • Introduction to Freelancer 08:44
    • Using alternative techniques and platforms to find contractors 05:22
  • 3. Diving deeper (63 minutes) 5 Videos 01:02:33
    • Planning your subcontracting strategy 08:06
    • Deciding between a firm or a freelancer 19:34
    • Country profiles & how to pick your ideal combination 18:16
    • The relationship between Price & Autonomy 07:49
    • The Goldilocks syndrome 07:21
  • 4. Posting expertise (67 minutes) 5 Videos 01:06:60
    • Writing a title that attracts the right bids 08:47
    • Hands on with writing titles 12:21
    • Writing the perfect description 10:48
    • Getting hands on with writing descriptions 14:53
    • Getting the settings right 18:45
  • 5. Strategies for minimizing costs and time (54 minutes) 9 Videos 00:53:35
    • Rapid cycling posts 04:36
    • The $50 test 03:56
    • The "Keyer" question strategy 07:24
    • Repeating the project back to you 03:54
    • Getting them off the platform 04:04
    • The long term strategy 05:17
    • Using messaging to your advantage 06:57
    • Fixed rate vs per hour? Use our technique instead 09:10
    • The Specializations strategy 06:07
  • 6. Best practices (74 minutes) 10 Videos 01:14:09
    • 5 pillars for evaluating contractors 16:15
    • 6 red flags for contractors 07:33
    • How important is site reputation? 04:34
    • Understanding your response rate 04:22
    • How to handle extra work and specifications 01:52
    • What is good? Avoid this trap 08:45
    • How to treat referrals 02:58
    • Is outsourcing a long term solution? 05:39
    • Legality with outsourcing 10:39
    • Outsourcing & Protecting your IP 08:57
  • 7. Documentation (98 minutes) 10 Videos 01:37:50
    • Creating an overview 05:35
    • Creating a functions list 10:13
    • Example: Creating our functions list 10:16
    • Adding pages 19:31
    • Creating the user section 11:07
    • Creating the parameters list 10:33
    • Adding comments 02:33
    • Intro to Balsamiq 19:31
    • Going further with Balsamiq 03:08
    • An example site made in Balsamiq 03:04
  • 8. Selecting the right person (41 minutes) 4 Videos 00:41:25
    • What to look for in their language 09:28
    • Further analyzing language 13:43
    • The response rate test 06:13
    • Dissecting their bid amount 10:51
  • 9. Internal management skills (23 minutes) 2 Videos 00:22:26
    • Getting acquainted with Asana, the king of project management tools 12:10
    • Going further with Asana 09:46
  • 10. Bug hunting (19 minutes) 4 Videos 00:18:27
    • Becoming a bug hunting master 10:48
    • Bug hunting on mobile 04:43
    • Some thoughts on bug hunting 01:23
    • TIP: Accelerate your testing this way 00:33
  • 11. Common scenarios and how to handle them (39 minutes) 6 Videos 00:38:45
    • Low quality work 05:54
    • Missing Deadlines 08:01
    • Repeatedly missing bugs 05:51
    • They ask for money upfront 04:57
    • They bid and disappear 03:59
    • Contractor raises their price 07:49