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Tools and Fundamentals

Project Management Tricks of the Trade®

Duration:

3 Days – 8am-4pm

Contact Hours/PDUs:

21

This world-class course replaces the four to eight classes that other PM training companies recommend. Students learn real-world PM techniques, plus Tricks of the Trade® for dealing with issues that project managers face every day. In addition, students will share their real-world project experiences with other PMs in a variety of industries. Learn to translate the International Standards for Project Management into real-world project management technologies and real-world applications!

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PM Crash Course

Duration:

1 Day – 8am-4pm

Contact Hours/PDUs:

7

This 1-day course in real-world project management is perfect for people who are looking to get projects back on track, find easy-to-use tools that can make an immediate impact, or too busy to learn the fundamentals of project management. If you feel like you’re winging it, running out of time or losing control, you need this one day of training to start managing your projects the RIGHT way!

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PM Crash Course for IT Professionals

Duration:

1 Day – 8am-5pm

Contact Hours/PDUs:

8

The course is specifically designed to include references, examples and exercises for project leads and team members working on IT projects. This one-day course in project management is perfect for people who are looking to get IT projects on track and find tools that can make an immediate impact. The course includes detailed training in the most crucial elements of project initiating and planning, as well as great survey of the other project management processes, tools and techniques.

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Business Analysis Fundamentals

Duration:

3 Days – 8am-4pm

Contact Hours/PDUs:

21

Whether or not your title is “Business Analyst”, business analysis work is expected from project managers, quality assurance professionals, and pretty much everyone in the organization. It is a complex and broad discipline! This course outlines the critical tasks included in the business analysis profession, along with definitions and examples of the various requirements types. It will also cover key analysis techniques for eliciting, analyzing and presenting requirements.

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Introduction to Test-Driven Development

Duration:

2 Days – 8am-4pm

PDUs:

14

The practice of Test-Driven Development (TDD) allows an agile development team to efficiently convert user defined requirements into a well-designed, fully tested working implementation that not only meets the business need, but will also be easy and safe to extend, maintain and enhance over time. Rather than spending weeks or months on an extended “design phase,” agile teams use TDD to evolve and optimize their design and implementation over time, to meet the team’s evolving understanding of the business requirements.

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Agile Fundamentals

Duration:

2 Days – 8am-4pm

Contact Hours/PDUs:

14

Designed specifically for Agile project team members, product owners, project leaders and senior managers, this course offers project managers a firm grasp of the Agile approach as it relates to new product development. In addition, students will apply the fundamental models of Iteration Review and Iteration Retrospectives, and learn to utilize the concepts of Inspect and Adapt, Self Assessment, and Continuous Improvement. If you need to learn what is required to lead—or participate in—an Agile project within in your organization, this course covers Initiation thru Iteration, and everything in between!

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Creating a Winning Work Breakdown Structure

Duration:

1 Day – 8am-4pm

PDUs:

7

This accelerated learning course will walk you through the process of preparing a Work Breakdown Structure (WBS) for your own, real world projects. Expanding upon the WBS content in our popular Project Management Tricks of the Trade class, you will learn the benefits of a WBS in project management, and practice creating several work breakdown structures with the help of the instructor and your classmates. You will also be given the opportunity to begin creating a WBS for your current real world project.

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Managing Small Projects

Duration:

2 Days – 8am-4pm

PDUs:

14

Project Managers and other professionals are asked to manage small projects every day. Often, an individual is managing several smaller projects at the same time. These projects require a more flexible, less formal approach to project management. Even business analysts, marketing analysts, and software developers are expected to manage their own projects, while also performing much of the project work as a key team member—or the ONLY team member.

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Business Analysis: A Critical Role on Projects

Duration:

½ Day – 10am-2pm

PDUs:

4

This 4-hour course will define the two disciplines, as well as give students the opportunity to assess their personal skills as they relate to each role. The course will also offer specific suggestions for building strong PM/BA partnerships, and outline solutions for managing work when one person is assigned to perform both roles. Whether you are a Project Manager or Business Analyst—or both—this course will increase the value you bring to your organization!

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Core Training

Handling Unrealistic Project Schedules

Duration:

1 Day – 8am-4pm

PDUs:

7

Has your boss given you a project deadline that you believe is unrealistic? Did your sales team sell a project with a due date that you simply cannot meet? These might be common situations in the project management world, but they should NOT be happening… and now you can do something about it! This course will help you understand why this situation occurs, and will present real world solutions that you can implement immediately.

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Project Estimating: Advancing Critical Skills

Duration:

1 Day – 8am-4pm

PDUs:

7

As a project manager, can you predict how long a project will take and how much it will cost? Are you competent in the specific techniques to create defensible duration and effort estimates? Do you estimate throughout the project life cycle, and properly communicate estimates as you go? This course will help you understand why project estimating mistakes occur, and will present real-world estimating solutions that you can implement immediately on current projects.

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Developing High Impact Project Communications

Duration:

2 Days – 8am-4pm

Contact Hours/PDUs:

14

Do you experience communication-related problems on projects? Does your team struggle with knowing how, when, and what to communicate? Over 90% of what a project manager does is communication-related, and this 2-day course is designed for project managers, program managers, and team members who wish to improve communication effectiveness. This course goes beyond the basics to help project managers integrate all aspects of project communication for a high positive impact on project outcomes.

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Tricks of the Trade® for Risk Management

Duration:

2 Days – 8am-5pm

PDUs:

16

Rita Mulcahy’s leading-edge risk management techniques are recognized by project management organizations around the world, including the Project Management Institute—which gave Rita the Professional Development Product of the Year award for her SIRK-KIT Risk Analysis Kit. Each student in this class will receive Rita’s book Risk Management, Tricks of the Trade® for Project Managers—as well as additional course handouts and supplemental materials—for free as part of course registration.

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How to Buy and Sell Almost Anything on a Project

Duration:

2 Days – 8am-5pm

PDUs:

16

Are you often involved with contracts on projects? Are you having trouble getting work delivered from a project-related vendor? Do you feel uncomfortable dealing with legal documents, attorneys and contract language? Do you need to get more work? If so, this invaluable 2-day class designed by Rita Mulcahy—one of the world’s leading experts with billions of dollars of contracting experience on private and public sector projects—is exactly what you need to master both buying and selling!

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Tricks of the Trade® for Defining and Managing Requirements: A Six Step Process

Duration:

1 Day – 8am-5pm

PDUs:

8

This unique 1-day course combines the requirements-related processes from the PMBOK® (Project Management Book of Knowledge) and the BABOK® (Business Analysis Book of Knowledge) into an easy, six-step process. In addition to Tricks of the Trade® for eliciting requirements, this course also offers over a dozen templates designed for obtaining BETTER requirements—as well as techniques for gaining cooperation from managers, customers and all stakeholders throughout the requirements process.

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Eliciting and Modeling Requirements

Duration:

3 Days – 8am-4pm

Contact Hours/PDs/PDUs:

21

Regardless of the solution development approach being used (agile, scrum, waterfall, etc.) good quality requirements are a critical success factor for every project or business solution. Developed by certified business analysis professionals and aligned with the IIBA’s BABOK® Guide, this 3-day course is designed for business analysts, project managers and agile professionals interested in improving their ability to elicit and analyze requirements—as well as present them to stakeholders.

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Agile Estimating & Planning

Duration:

1 Day – 8am-4pm

PDUs:

7

Agile planning processes balance the effort and investment in planning with the knowledge that the plan will evolve throughout the project. Agile planning and estimating happens at several levels—release planning, iteration planning, and daily planning. This course provides techniques and approaches for project estimation and planning that are consistent with the core principles of agile methods such as Scrum and Extreme Programming (XP). You will learn how to estimate using story points and ideal days, and how to use estimation techniques such as planning poker. You will learn how to plan and schedule an agile project, and how to monitor performance against the plan. You will apply what you learn in a series of activities that take you through the agile estimating and planning process.

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Coaching Agile Teams

Duration:

1 Day – 8am-4pm

PDUs:

7

This course teaches you how to effectively transfer knowledge to others in a way that builds their skills and confidence so that they can work more effectively on their own. In this course you learn and refine coaching techniques to apply with teams at different stages of group development and with various levels of agile skills and acceptance. Throughout this course you will practice making judgment calls, overcoming resistance to change, and applying the soft skills that are the essence of day-to-day coaching activities.

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Best Practices and Specialty Topics

15 Attributes of the Most Successful Project Managers

Duration:

2 Days – 8am-4pm

Contact Hours/PDUs:

14

Have you ever wondered what the difference between an average project manager and a great project manager might be? Is it experience, motivation, education, people skills—or something else? And if you could find out what these differences are and learn to apply them throughout your career as a project manager, would it be worth two days of your time?

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Tricks of the Trade® for Negotiation

Duration:

2 Days – 8am-5pm

PDUs:

16

Understanding the negotiation process and creating a plan for all negotiations within a project are the keys to your success as a project manager. Learn to manage negotiations within a team environment, bypass critical deadlocks, interpret non-verbal communication, counter dirty tricks and games, and effectively say “no” with this invaluable 2-day class.

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Facilitation Skills Workshop

Duration:

3 Days – 8am-4pm

Contact Hours/PDUs/PDs/CEUs:

21

This facilitation skills workshop is designed for professionals working in project management, business analysis, traditional and agile development environments who are looking to help stakeholders more effectively communicate with each other. Being an excellent facilitator requires an understanding of human communication styles, a toolbox of techniques for working with diverse groups, and lots of practice, and this workshop leads students through the five essentials of effective facilitation: Purpose, Planning, Performance, Professionalism, and Practice—in a safe and positive environment!

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Secrets of Dealing with Difficult Teams

Duration:

2 Days – 8am-4pm

Contact Hours/PDUs:

14

As many experienced project managers know, the biggest problem encountered on projects is not related to resources or budget or technology, but to people—more specifically, communication with people. Getting people to work as a unit instead of a group of individuals is both challenging and frustrating, especially when team members are chosen ad hoc or assigned by upper management.

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Business Analysis Executive Briefing

Duration:

½ Day – 8am-12pm

Hours:

4

This briefing is designed for organizational executives, leaders and managers working to leverage the business analysis profession—with the goal of improving their business. Attendees will learn how other organizations have defined the role of the business analyst, as well as the differences between business analysis and project management activities.

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Test-Driven Development Workshop

Duration:

3 Days – 8am-4pm

Hours

21

The practice of Test Driven Development (TDD) allows an agile development team to efficiently convert user defined requirements into a well-designed, fully tested working implementation that not only meets the business need, but will also be easy and safe to extend, maintain, and enhance over time. Rather than spending weeks or months on an extended “design phase,” agile teams use TDD to evolve and optimize their design and implementation over time to meet the team’s evolving understanding of the business requirements.

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Agile Product Owner Enablement

Duration:

2 Days – 8am-4pm

Contact Hours/PDUs:

14

Agile software development employs certain principles and practices that enable development teams to quickly build and deploy high quality software products. An example of one Agile practice is to establish the Scrum Product Owner role. The Agile philosophy is to approach the system under development as a holistic product, not a series of disparate projects. This course explores the responsibilities and expectations of the Product Owner role. Students will learn how a Product Owner can infuse business priorities, goals, and vision, into a development team and thereby build highly functional systems.

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Agile Team Enablement Workshop

Duration:

3 Days – 8am-4pm

Hours:

21

During this course, students will learn to apply the basic practices of any Agile approach, with a focus on Scrum. Participants will apply what you learn in a series of exercises that take you through project start-up, project/release planning, Sprint planning, and Sprint execution.

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Tricks of the Trade® for Program Management

Duration:

2 Days – 8am-5pm

PDUs:

16

Tricks of the Trade® for Program Management is designed for experienced project and junior program managers, PMO managers and senior managers looking to acquire a firm grasp of specific steps in the Program Management process—or of the entire process from beginning to end. In addition, because this course teaches students how to apply International Program Management standards in the real world, it can be taken as additional prep for people looking to earn a Program Management Professional (PgMP®) Certification.

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Leading SAFe

Duration:

2 Days – 8am-4pm

Hours:

14

In this two-day course, attendees will gain the knowledge necessary to lead an enterprise agile transformation by leveraging the Scaled Agile Framework, and its underlying principles of lean thinking and product development flow. Students will leave with an understanding of how the principles and practices of the framework support Lean- Agile Programs, Scaling Agile, Lean-Agile Program Portfolio Management and Scaling Leadership.

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Certification Prep Courses

PMI-ACP® Exam Prep Course

(3 Days)
Duration:

3 Days – 8am-4pm

Contact Hours:

21

This accelerated learning course is designed to help you prepare for the new PMI-ACP® Agile Certified Practitioner exam—and gain the most understanding with the least amount of study. Developed by a five-person team including four members of the PMI-ACP® Steering Committee, this course is designed to decrease your after-class study time from hundreds of hours to less than 40.

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PMP® Exam Prep Course

(2 Days)
Duration:

2 Days – 8am-5pm

Contact Hours:

16

This accelerated learning course is designed to help you prepare for the PMP Exam—and gain the most understanding of project management with the least amount of study. Developed by Rita Mulcahy, this course is designed to decrease your after-class study time from hundreds of hours to less than 40.

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Accelerated PMP® Exam Prep Course

(4 Days)
Duration:

2 Days – 8am-5pm

Contact Hours:

40

This intensive 4-day course is designed to prepare you for the PMP exam in a fun and effective manner—with minimal required studying after class! In addition to unique games and activities, there are exercises and techniques designed specifically to increase both learning and knowledge retention, giving students not only the knowledge they need to pass the exam in only four days, but also to become a better project manager—without rote memorization.

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PMP Combo: PM Tricks of the Trade® + 2-Day PMP® Exam Prep

Duration:

5 Days – 8am-4/5pm

Contact Hours:

37

This combination course is specifically designed for project managers who need exam preparation training AND a refresher on project management fundamentals. It entails five consecutive days of training and two exceptional courses.

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CAPM® Exam Prep Course

(2 Days)
Duration:

2 Days + 7 Online Hrs – 8am-5pm

Contact Hours:

23

This accelerated learning course is designed to help you prepare for PMI’s Certified Associate in Project Management (CAPM®) Exam—and gain the most understanding of project management with the least amount of study. Developed by Rita Mulcahy, this course is designed to decrease your after-class study time to less than 40 hours.

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