RMC Virtual Class Catalog

A Live Training Alternative for Remote Groups and Offsite Employees

RMC offers more than 80 courses in multiple formats to meet your needs that may not be scheduled at this time. If you don’t see the course you’re looking for, check out our LIVE classes or VIRTUAL classes available for on-site scheduling. Contact Us for more information or Request Training Info.

Tools and Fundamentals

Business Analysis Fundamentals

Duration:

3 Days – 8am-4pm

Contact Hours/PDUs:

18

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 which are included in the business analysis profession, along with definitions and examples of the various requirements types. It also will cover several key analysis techniques for eliciting, analyzing and presenting requirements.

Project Management Tricks of the Trade®

Duration:

3 Days – 9am-4pm

Contact Hours/PDUs:

18

This world-class project management course offers students real-world project management techniques and Tricks of the Trade® presented in an instructor-led virtual setting with a PMP-certified instructor. This course replaces four to eight classes most other training companies recommend. During this 3-day course, students will share their-real world project experiences with others from a variety of industries and learn techniques to deal with challenges project managers face every day. This course is designed to translate the International Standards for Project Management into real-world technologies and applications for project managers, team members, project offices, and senior managers. The course will review specific steps in the project management process, from beginning to end. In addition, because this course teaches students how to apply project management standards in the real-world, it offers students additional preparation toward a number of project management certifications.

Managing Small Projects

Duration:

2 Days – 9am-4pm

Contact Hours/PDUs:

12

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.

Core Training

Creating a Winning Work Breakdown Structure (WBS)

Duration:

1 Day – 9am-4pm

Contact Hours/PDUs:

6

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.

Project Estimating: Advancing Critical Skills

Duration:

1 Day – 9am-4pm

Contact Hours/PDUs:

6

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.

Defining and Managing Project Requirements: A Six Step Process

Duration:

1 Day – 9am-4pm

Contact Hours/PDUs:

6

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.

Handling Unrealistic Project Schedules

Duration:

1 Day – 9am-4pm

Contact Hours/PDUs:

6

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.

Best Practices and Specialty Topics

Tricks of the Trade® for Negotiation

Duration:

2 Days – 9am-4pm

Contact Hours/PDUs:

12

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?

How to Buy and Sell Almost Anything on A Project: Mastering Buying and Selling in This Economy

Duration:

1 Day – 10am-2pm

Contact Hours/PDUs:

4

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 4 hour class is exactly what you need to master both buying and selling!

Quality Management on Projects: A Step by Step Guide

Duration:

1 Day – 9am-4pm

Contact Hours/PDUs:

7

In this 6-hour course, project managers will practice with and use real-world quality management skills and tools to improve their results on projects. The course begins with an overview of quality management on projects—discussing concepts like the Cost of Quality, Cost Benefit Analysis, and Quality Planning. After breaking down a number of real-world tools and techniques, project managers will then review common errors related to quality on projects, and learn to perform both Quality Assurance and Quality Control. Also, students are encouraged to bring their project quality challenges to the course, and leave with an action plan to successfully deal with them!

Secrets of Dealing with Difficult Teams

Duration:

2 Days – 9am-4pm

Contact Hours/PDUs:

12

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.

Making Project Management Work in Your Organization

Duration:

1 Day – 10am-2pm

Contact Hours/PDUs:

4

As an experienced project manager, you know that utilizing sound project management fundamentals and techniques gives you the best chance for success. But in many organizations, getting project management to work the way it needs to work is difficult, and sometimes impossible. Between the people around you who don’t practice good PM—and the lack of support from management—how can you be expected to succeed?

Common Risk Management Errors That Can Ruin Your Career

Duration:

1 Day – 10am-2pm

Contact Hours/PDUs:

4

Do you want to control your projects instead of having them control you? Managing risks could be the answer—but avoiding the mistakes others have made is key to overall project success. Two International studies conducted by Rita Mulcahy have shown that MOST companies are repeatedly making the same mistakes when it comes to Risk Management. Don’t fall into these traps! This humorous and informative presentation will provide you with a list of the most common Risk Management errors—ones that have the potential to cost you your job—as well as tips on how to avoid them.

International Project Fundamentals

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.

Project Management for IT Professionals

Duration:

1 Day – 9am-4pm

Contact Hours/PDUs:

6

This IT-focused course is full of tools and techniques that can be applied immediately any IT project—to deliver them on time, on budget, and with fewer headaches. In addition to reviewing concepts like planning, scheduling and budgeting, this course moves BEYOND the basics to cover a number of real-world project management tools and techniques for IT initiatives. Students will leave the course with indispensable practical checklists, templates and exercises to reinforce learning—as well as dozens of tricks, insights and contributions from real-world PMs sharing their experiences with real-world IT projects. Get your IT projects back on track using proven, real-world project management tools and techniques!

Business Analysis: A Critical Role on Projects

Duration:

1 Day – 10am-2pm

Contact Hours/PDUs:

4

The disciplines of Project Management and Business Analysis are closely tied together, with some organizations combining the two roles, and others delineating them and assigning different individuals to each. To be effective in either role, professionals must have a clear understanding of both the work involved AND their personal abilities. 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!

Improving Your Project Communication

Duration:

1 Day – 9am-4pm

Contact Hours/PDUs:

6

Do you regularly experience communication-related problems on projects? Does your project team struggle with knowing how, when, and what to communicate? Did you know that 90% of what a project manager does on a day-to-day basis is communication-related? This 6-hour Live Online course is designed for project managers, program managers, and team members who wish to improve their understanding of and effectiveness in one of the most misunderstood areas of Project Management—Communication.

Certification Prep Courses

PMP® Exam Prep

Duration:

3 Days – 9am-4pm

Contact Hours/PDUs:

18

This accelerated learning course is designed to help you prepare for PMI’s Project Management Professional (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 to less than 40 hours.

CAPM® Exam Prep

Duration:

3 Days – 9am-4pm

Contact Hours/PDUs:

18

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.