EduHubSpot – A YouTube Channel Review

Channel Overview

EduHubSpot is a YouTube channel maintained by a PMP certification training company of the same name. It hosts over 20 videos that project managers preparing to take the latest Project Management Professional certification exams will find helpful. In September 2017, the PMI released the sixth edition of the Project Management Body of Knowledge Guide or PMBOK. In line with that, the PMP exam also has been updated starting March 2018. EduHubSpot provides PMP and CAPM certification training, and its YouTube channel shows some training videos related to its PMP training course.

Description of Videos

EduHubSpot currently contains about 22 videos, mostly PMP training videos aligned with the PMBOK sixth edition. The PMBOK Guide includes discussion of the 10 knowledge areas. In this YouTube channel, some of the training videos are dedicated to 2 of these knowledge areas. These are integration management and scope management. The training videos are usually hosted by Varun Anand, PMP, the instructor of the company. Varun has more than 10 years of project management experience with different industries and companies, including eBay, AARP, Infosys, and Genpact. He received his MS in engineering management at the University of Maryland. Varun is also a certified Scrum Master. The length of the videos vary from as short as a couple of minutes about an introduction, to as long as 1 hour for a training video.

Most Popular Video

The most popular video on this channel is titled PMBOK 6 Edition Videos – Integration Management – Develop Project Charter Video. It is the first part of the integration management knowledge area training videos. In the latest PMBOK Guide, developing a project charter is the first topic in integration management. This video was uploaded on March 12, 2018, and has already been viewed over 7,100 times. It is an extensive training video that spans more than 1 hour. The video covers the introduction of the whole series of integration management videos and its agenda, but focuses on the development of project charter.

Most Recently Uploaded Video

The most recently uploaded video from the EduHubSpot channel is a PMP training video about Scope Management. In particular, it is the fourth part of a discussion on the knowledge area of scope management – defining scope. It was uploaded on March 15, 2018, and has been viewed 1800 plus times. It is a short video as compared to others, and Mr. Varun Anand explains in this 15:30 minute video how to define scope using the planning process. He gives a short review of the previous process of collecting requirements, and proceeds with the detailed discussion of the tools and techniques, as well as the expected output document called the project scope statement.

Other Featured Videos or Playlists

Aside from the individual training videos, this channel also includes playlists, or videos grouped together that can be played one after the other automatically. The 3 playlists are about the 7-part scope management PMP training series, the 7-part integration management PMP training series, and a 6-part series that covers the first 3 chapters of the PMBOK. They include videos about the introduction, tips and tricks, professional responsibility, foundational terms and concepts, process framework, and organization types and leadership. The quality of the videos are clear, and can be increased up to HD quality. The audio is also clear, with adjustable speed settings. For more information on EduHubSpot training courses, visit their website or their Facebook page.

Jose Maria Delos Santos

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