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To work together effectively on any project, everyone on the team needs to use a common language and have a clear understanding of all expectations. This unique seminar is designed for individuals with little or no prior knowledge of project management who serve on project management teams, those who simply want to know more about PM or those who are making the transition to project management. In just two days, you’ll develop an understanding of essential terminology and apply basic PM tools and techniques to increase your effectiveness both on the team and in your own functional area.
Get on track to achieving this prestigious credential and greater career potential. This PMP certification exam prep seminar will help you prepare for today's more rigorous PMP® exam based on A Guide to the Project Management Body of Knowledge® (PMBOK® Guide). You'll cover all 47 processes and 10 knowledge areas, including professional responsibility, through instruction and testing and increase the probability of gaining your PMP certification.
Get on track to achieving this prestigious credential and greater career potential. Plus gain tools and techniques to help you overcome challenges when managing projects.
Delays, cost overruns, or quality problems can wreck your project. Keep it on course with this 5-day overview of project management.
Aligned with PMI’s PMBOK®, this workshop helps you master the entire project management process. You’ll earn 35 professional development units (PDUs) pre-approved by PMI, and you’ll gain skills and in-depth knowledge that prepare you for the next level: the Project Management Professional certification.
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Learn everything you need to know about employee selection in this seminar! Making the wrong hiring decision means throwing away a substantial investment of time and money on recruitment, training and benefits. This fundamentals seminar is your ticket to make the right hiring decisions and contribute more to your company's bottom line.
Whether you're a recently appointed HR manager, are new to HR or have a non-HR job with HR responsibilities, this course can give you the know-how you need. Understand essential HR functions and learn to develop an action plan to put to work in your organization.
This comprehensive seminar delivers a clear-eyed analysis of HR's role in organizations now, and identifies future trends. . .from confronting issues of workplace harassment to recognizing compliance red flags. . .from preparing policies and procedures manuals to identifying the elements of effective performance management. . .from flexible benefits packages to cost-effective retention strategies, and more.
If your organization has forged strategic alliances—or is planning to—you can’t afford to miss this information-packed session. You’ll gain insight into both the operational and cultural requirements of management strategy for successful partnerships, as well as learn practical methods for ensuring top performance throughout the alliance life cycle.
Time is a salesperson’s most valuable asset. Lost hours mean lost sales and lower earnings. Poor sales territory management leads to missed opportunities and meager results. To survive in today’s fiercely competitive marketplace, you need the best sales territory management training you can get!
It is commonly said that up to 90% of a project manager's time is spent communicating.
In the recently-released fifth edition of A Guide to the Project Management Body of Knowledge (PMBoK), a new 10th Knowledge Area was added addressing Project Stakeholder Management.
Keeping influential stakeholders involved and engaged for long-lasting, positive relationships is important to a project’s success.
In this 3-day course, you will acquire new tools and techniques and upgrade your communication skills so you can successfully resolve thorny issues that often derail projects. Discover how to implement, review, and monitor tools and resources to control stakeholder engagement. Plus, manage stakeholder expectations and deal with difficult personalities and conflicts of interest.
Now you can describe project benefits without sounding technical, so stakeholders buy in. Give relevant status updates to outside vendors and clients. And, manage remote teams involving stakeholders who are not colocated.
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Your immediate takeaway
Managing a project is like piloting a plane. In flight, anything can happen, from sudden turbulence to a stalled engine. Real-world projects are also subject to unplanned events, from missed milestones to poor communications. Like the pilot, the project manager must learn to react quickly and take appropriate action. In this seminar, you’ll have the unique opportunity to time-travel through a three-month project in a matter of hours. In the simulated project environment, you’ll experience leadership challenges and changing expectations—as well as the stress, emotions, and other issues that can derail projects.
Working in groups of four, you and your peers will start with an unfinished project plan and see it through, from planning to closing. With the clock ticking, the project simulation software will hold you accountable for reaching every milestone. You’ll choose your project team and assign resources to project activities, and make the necessary decisions to solve problems, manage conflicts, and motivate team members. The immediate feedback you’ll get will help you identify areas where improvement is needed.
Attend this fast-paced, decision-making project simulation to help ensure your projects succeed first time, every time.
Your immediate takeaway
• Clearly define the strategic benefits of your projects
• Prioritize projects effectively and maintain their scope over time
• Maximize resources and gain executive buy-in
Tired of constantly changing project priorities, scope creep and projects that aren’t prioritized? Are your resources stretched too thin, in too many directions? Having trouble getting consistent executive support for your projects? This seminar can change all that, and more. Get proven tools and techniques to help you ensure active and future projects are in alignment with strategic goals and business priorities. Learn how to create and lead projects that support organizational strategy—even if you’re in charge of multiple projects. Explore effective ways of proactively auditing external factors that can influence the direction for your projects. Get tools and techniques to support strategic alignment and communicating strategy to the team. Learn how to review key performance indicators and other success factors. The course will also help you to influence the viability of potential new projects.
Ace multiple-project assignments by balancing time and resources. This updated seminar provides you with examples of best practices within the profession. Learn how to develop a culture for consistent, standardized Multi-Project Management (MPM) practices, utilize proven metrics for MPM performance and implement innovative tools and techniques for successful completion of multiple projects.