We provide Project Management Institute (PMI) certified courses fully aligned with latest PMBOK standards. Upon completion of the course, participants will earn professional development units (PDU’s) which can applied towards upcoming Project Management Professional (PMP) certification or PMP maintenance. We can insert real world scenarios from the client site if preferred. Courses run from one to five days and range from introductory to advanced levels.
Through hands-on exercises, you’ll learn the skills for becoming the communication link between all business areas and a critical player in project success. Your training will enhance your ability to define the statement of work (SOW) and master requirements elicitation techniques that are effective for a wide variety of projects and audiences.
Ultimately, you will equip yourself with the techniques for ensuring project success every step of the way; from identifying and analyzing potential projects to making sure that the final project product meets the requirements you identified.
Our curriculum is continually updated, so please contact us if you don’t see the class you want right now. Find out more about how we can help you with any training or development needs by calling us at 972-404-0069 or filling out our online contact form.
Advanced and Applied Project Management
The course is designed to re-introduce essential project management processes followed by hands-on application of skills using both a course case study and a project simulation tool.
Boot Camp PMP Exam Prep
The course content and delivery is structured around The Guide to the PMBOK knowledge areas and supplemental exam material. It is designed to help the PMP/CAPM candidates optimize their study and preparation time for the respective certification examinations.
Building Positive Project Customer/Stakeholder Relationship
Building Positive Project Customer/Stakeholder Relationships is a two day, instructor-facilitated, learning course designed to help project team members better develop and maintain stakeholder relationships.
Business Analysis and Requirements Gathering
Students will gain insight into the critical importance of requirements gathering as the foundation of good systems analysis and design.
Business Case Development
The end goal of this session is to provide the project or team leader with better insight into structuring a business that helps increase the organization's ability to deliver on relevant and realistic project commitments.
Business Intelligence & Analytics Workshop
A one-day workshop providing the definitions, concepts, and practices related to business intelligence and analytics. The session is designed to … Continue reading "Business Intelligence & Analytics Workshop"
Business Systems Testing Fundamentals
This course is designed for business experts, technical experts, quality assurance specialists, and managers who are responsible for the testing of SDLC deliverables, designing test plans or test cases, and/or participate in the quality assurance process.
Consulting Skills for the Business Analyst
Students will learn how to communicate effectively with all behavior types, how to handle conflict and deal with difficult people, effective methods for asking the right kinds of questions to elicit information, critical thinking and problem solving skills, and how to properly manage expectations using a 3 step approach.
“To do, or not to do, that is the question.” Though we can assume that Shakespeare’s character, Hamlet, was not … Continue reading "Cost-Benefit Analysis"
Creating Technical Documentation
Various types of documentation are discussed including technical reports, training material for computer systems, maintenance and reference documentation and documentation to accompany presentations.
Designing Systems from Requirements
The steps of structured design are defined and the various options of system and sub-systems that make up the future System Implementation Model are created and documented using process models, use cases, decision tables, program structure charts, flow charts, pseudo-code, screen and report layouts and database design models that can be used to create system prototypes.
Earned Value Management
The course structure effectively combines lecture and discussion with hands-on application of useful project reporting, monitoring, and controlling techniques for project scope, schedule, and cost baselines.
Effective Project Estimating and Control
A project’s success is often measured by the team’s ability to deliver a defined set of outcomes on time, on … Continue reading "Effective Project Estimating and Control"
Effective Stakeholder Facilitation
A project has many individuals, groups, organizations, and communities that have a vested interest in the outcome of a project. … Continue reading "Effective Stakeholder Facilitation"
Estimating Projects is a one-day training session designed to provide project team members and participants with better ways to successfully define, deliver, and control the cost factors of a project with more precision.
Facilitation Techniques for Requirements Development
In this highly interactive course, you will learn how to effectively help stakeholders define their needs and form these needs into quantifiable requirements through facilitation.
Gathering and Analyzing User Requirements
This course presents a methodology for creating and validating all types of business requirements that accurately and effectively reflect the … Continue reading "Gathering and Analyzing User Requirements"
Introduction to Structured Business Analysis
This course is designed for business and technical experts that want to learn the basics of structured analysis and the importance of process modeling.
JumpStart into Project Management
JumpStart into Project Management is a five-day, instructor-led, training class designed to assimilate participants to the fundamental principles of the … Continue reading "JumpStart into Project Management"
Leadership Skills for the Project Professional
Leadership Skills for the Project Professional is three day, instructor-facilitated, learning course designed to develop the leadership attributes of the project/program management practitioner.
Lean-Agile Project Management
We will create your Creative Economy Project Management blueprint based on what you will learn in this seminar. A blueprint that may just change the way your organization manages its world of work going forward.
Managing Multiple Projects
More than ever before, project team members are required to not only take on more responsibilities in existing projects, but also engage in more projects in the same amount of time.
Modeling Techniques for the Business Analyst
This course presents the basics of Business Analysis. The course covers the creation of a current system implementation model and … Continue reading "Modeling Techniques for the Business Analyst"
Negotiation Skills for Project Professionals
Learn essential and advanced tools for negotiating with key stakeholders and Project Procurement Management.
PMP® Certification Exam Preparation
The course content and delivery is structured around The Guide to the PMBOK®* knowledge areas and supplemental exam material. It is designed to help the PMP®/CAPM® candidates optimize their study and preparation time for the respective certification examinations.
Project Estimating and Scheduling
Project Estimating and Scheduling s a one-day training session designed to provide project team members and participants with better ways to successfully define, deliver, and control the schedule and cost factors of a project with more precision
Project Management Executive Seminar
Participants will further expand their knowledge and experience through applied exercises. Using a selected organizational case study approach, participants will manage a sample project from initiation to closing.
Project Management Fundamentals
The course structure effectively combines introductory lecture and discussion with hands-on application of useful project management principles, tools, and techniques through applied case study exercises
Project Portfolio Management
The primary objective of the PPM learning experience is to help organizational leaders identify, evaluate, select, and prioritize the right projects (at the right time) that best align the organizational assets with its strategic objectives.
Project Procurement Management
Project Procurement Management is a two-day, instructor-led, training class designed to introduce participants to the essentials and advanced tools of the Project Procurement Management knowledge area.
Project Quality Management
The course structure effectively combines lecture and discussion with hands-on application of useful quality planning, assurance, and control techniques in the domain of project management.
Project Risk Management
Students will learn and apply valuable tools, techniques, and processes associated with eliminating and/or minimizing the presence and impact of adverse risk events (threats). Additionally, participants will learn about processes for capitalizing on positive risk events—or opportunities—that project teams may encounter.
Project Scope, Schedule, and Cost Control
This two day course is designed to not only introduce better practices for scoping, scheduling, and costing a project; it is also structured to facilitate hands-on learning through individual and team application.
Project Team Participation
In this course, participants will be introduced to common team member principles that must be applied in the project environment. After an introduction to the better practices for each learning unit, course attendees will apply these principles via relevant individual and team exercises.
Requirements and Process Modeling
This class is useful to any analyst that is responsible for gathering requirements and/or representing exiting or desired business processes.
The Essentials of Program Management
The Essentials of Program Management is a two day, instructor-facilitated, learning course where participants not only learn about what sets … Continue reading "The Essentials of Program Management"
The Project Smokejumper: Rescue and Recovery of Troubled Projects
The Project Smokejumper: Rescue and Recovery of Troubled Projects is a two and one-half day learning program designed to provide project management practitioners with effective tools and techniques to get errant projects back under control.
The Virtual Project Manager in Today’s Global Economy
This one-day workshop will cover the challenges, potential pitfalls, best practice recommendations, and lessons learned in leading virtual project teams.
Transitioning to a Project Leadership Role
This course will facilitate the migration from a task-oriented team member to a leader in the project or program environment.
Use Case Development
This course is designed for business analysts, quality assurance specialists, project managers, and technical personnel that want to learn to create effective Use Cases and User Stories