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YouTube, the video platform with over 2.6 billion monthly active users is more than a popular entertainment platform. It’s also become a learning destination, especially with the explosion of online/distance learning in the past two years. For project managers, YouTube is an invaluable source for videos about project management help facilitate learning about the subject as well as make the learning process interesting.
Learning from project management-related videos on YouTube is gaining popularity, momentum, and acceptance. Videos cater to both visual and auditory types of learners. It grabs the attention of learners better than other types of media. As a result, video-based learning channels have increased in number.
Moreover, busy professionals and project managers can conveniently choose on YouTube the time to watch these videos, repeat them as often as they like, and subscribe to specific channels of interest for updated content.
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Top Project Management YouTube Channels
Project professionals and anyone involved in project management can take advantage of these YouTube channels with valuable PM content.
TechnologyAdvice, a sister site of Project-Management.com, is a resource for both buyers and sellers of business technology. The site features hundreds of user reviews, original market research, product videos, and other unbiased resources since 2013 to simplify the technology buying process. What’s more, TechnologyAdvice turns many of the articles and product reviews found here into helpful videos for project managers.
ProjectManager is a provider of cloud-based project and work management software. Its YouTube channel, which started in 2011, contains product feature videos as well as instructional videos on how to best use the software. Also, more than 300 PM videos that help viewers how to manage projects from start to finish.
Adriana Girdler, CET, PMP, is the president of Cornerstone Dynamics, a company of project and productivity management specialists. Adriana’s channel has been on YouTube since 2013 providing videos that focuses on the skills and strategies needed by professionals to excel in their career. The videos share project management and career success tips to help viewers become more productive and stand out in their performance.
Project Management Institute
The Project Management Institute (PMI) is the world’s leading association of project, program, and portfolio management professionals. It joined YouTube on 2009 and continues to inform millions of project professionals around the world with news and insights about its products, services, and topics that impact the project management community. It also features some of the world’s most influential projects.
iZenBridge Consultancy is a provider of professional online live certification training sessions. Founder Saket Bansal joined YouTube in 2012 and continues to provide content that helps professionals bridge the gap in needed project skills and effectively apply the required knowledge in projects and organizations. It has videos that answer specific questions, define project management terms, and discussion on PMP exam prep questions.
Online PM Courses – Mike Clayton
Online PM Courses is a provider of project management training and learning. Founder and CEO Mike Clayton, PhD, is also an author, video course presenter, speaker, trainer, and executive coach and counsel for a select group of clients. His channel provides practical and engaging project management videos for people who want to build a project career.
Chris Croft is an expert in leadership and management training and a provider of online courses. His YouTube channel has been available since 2007, providing a mixture of educational videos, business advice, and occasional fun sessions. He continues to offer in-person courses in the UK, as well as his bestselling online training on LinkedIn Learning, Udemy, and www.lifeskillscollection.com.
Association for Project Management
Association for Project Management is a chartered membership organization for the project profession. It offers membership for individuals, organizations, and students. The APM delivers education, develops qualifications, conducts research, and provides resources for the project profession. Its channel features videos about the association, qualifications, and membership, events, webinars, and project management videos.
International Institute for Learning
The International Institute for Learning (IIL) is a company that provides corporate training to enable growth and success of individuals, teams, and organizations. It has been on YouTube since 2009 providing videos about training, certifications, coaching and mentoring, consulting, and custom courses in the areas of project, program, portfolio management, business analysis, Lean Six Sigma, and Agile.
Easy Projects | Birdview PSA
Easy Projects is a provider of online project management software and professional services automation platform (Birdview). These software platforms are feature-rich tools that help users streamline and optimize their key business processes. This channel includes tutorial videos for the software, best practice webinars, and project management basics.
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Jose Santos is a long-time contributing writer for project-management.com. He is a subject matter expert in the field of project management and has many years of experience writing about project management software and tools. He has written hundreds of articles for the project management industry, including numerous software reviews, book reviews, training site reviews, and more.