SYNOPSIS

This one-day course provides an overview of project management concepts and is in alignment with PMI standards. It is suitable for project managers, those participating on projects, or for those seeking a better understanding of project management.

 

City: Rochester
Date: August 17, 2017
Class Hours: 8:00am-4:30pm
PDUs: 8
Location: The Project Solvers' Training Facility in East Rochester
Cost:

Early Bird rate until July 27th - $274-

$299 - volume discount applies

 


 After completing this course participants will :

  • Understand the life cycle of a project and the role the project manager has in it
  • Understand the various roles and stakeholders associated with a project
  • Understand the various organizational structures and how the way in which an organization is structured can impact the authority of a project manager
  • Learn the importance and components of a project charter
  • Learn how to create a project scope statement
  • Learn how to identify and manage risk as well as create and use a risk matrix 
  • Learn the benefits of and how to create a Work Breakdown Structure
  • Learn the benefits of and how to create a Network Diagrams
  • Learn the importance of and be able to identify the critical path
  • Learn various estimating techniques and how to create a Project Schedule
  • Learn how to determine project costs
  • Learn how to create a communication plan
  • Learn earned value techniques in order to track and forecast project status
  • Understand the concepts of quality assurance and quality control
  • Learn how to effectively and efficiently communicate project performance
  • Learn how to close out a project
 

SYNOPSIS

This one-day course provides an overview of project management concepts and is in alignment with PMI standards. It is suitable for project managers, those participating on projects, or for those seeking a better understanding of project management.

 

City: Rochester
Date: August 3rd, 2017
Class Hours: 8:00am-4:30pm
PDUs: 8
Location: The Project Solvers' Training Facility in East Rochester
Cost:

Early Bird rate until July 13th - $274-

$299 - volume discount applies

 


 After completing this course participants will :

  • Understand the life cycle of a project and the role the project manager has in it
  • Understand the various roles and stakeholders associated with a project
  • Understand the various organizational structures and how the way in which an organization is structured can impact the authority of a project manager
  • Learn the importance and components of a project charter
  • Learn how to create a project scope statement
  • Learn how to identify and manage risk as well as create and use a risk matrix 
  • Learn the benefits of and how to create a Work Breakdown Structure
  • Learn the benefits of and how to create a Network Diagrams
  • Learn the importance of and be able to identify the critical path
  • Learn various estimating techniques and how to create a Project Schedule
  • Learn how to determine project costs
  • Learn how to create a communication plan
  • Learn earned value techniques in order to track and forecast project status
  • Understand the concepts of quality assurance and quality control
  • Learn how to effectively and efficiently communicate project performance
  • Learn how to close out a project
 

SYNOPSIS

This one-day course provides an overview of project management concepts and is in alignment with PMI standards. It is suitable for project managers, those participating on projects, or for those seeking a better understanding of project management.

 

City: Rochester
Date: July 20, 2017
Class Hours: 8:00am-4:30pm
PDUs: 8
Location: The Project Solvers' Training Facility in East Rochester
Cost:

Early Bird rate until June 29th - $274-

$299 - volume discount applies

 


 After completing this course participants will :

  • Understand the life cycle of a project and the role the project manager has in it
  • Understand the various roles and stakeholders associated with a project
  • Understand the various organizational structures and how the way in which an organization is structured can impact the authority of a project manager
  • Learn the importance and components of a project charter
  • Learn how to create a project scope statement
  • Learn how to identify and manage risk as well as create and use a risk matrix 
  • Learn the benefits of and how to create a Work Breakdown Structure
  • Learn the benefits of and how to create a Network Diagrams
  • Learn the importance of and be able to identify the critical path
  • Learn various estimating techniques and how to create a Project Schedule
  • Learn how to determine project costs
  • Learn how to create a communication plan
  • Learn earned value techniques in order to track and forecast project status
  • Understand the concepts of quality assurance and quality control
  • Learn how to effectively and efficiently communicate project performance
  • Learn how to close out a project
 

Agile methods are in great demand - here is an opportunity to learn what it's about!

SYNOPSIS

You are familiar with the concepts of traditional project management and may have used the concepts to manage multiple projects. For projects in which the requirements are continuously changing, you may need a more proactive project management approach; Agile!

 

City: Rochester
Date: Wednesday, September 14th
Class Hours: 8:00am-4:30pm
PDUs: 8
Location: The Project Solvers' Training Facility in East Rochester
Cost:

$199

Lunch is included in the course fee.

 

HOW YOU'LL BENEFIT

Upon successful completion of this course, students will be able to:

  • describe Agile project management.
  • describe the Scrum methodology used to manage a project.
  • manage projects using the Scrum methodology.
  • understand the critical success factors to implement Agile.

WHO SHOULD ATTEND

  • This course is intended for Project Managers, Program Managers, or anyone who wants to efficiently manage projects that experience frequent changes in user requirements. It is ideal for those who would like an introduction to Agile methods (esp. Scrum), learn the pros/cons, and understand the steps necessary to manage an Agile project. For those already managing Agile/Scrum projects it may be too high-level.

WHAT IS COVERED

 

Lesson 1: Getting Started with Agile Project Management

  • Overview of Agile
  • Describe the Values of Agile
  • Describe the Principles of Agile
  • Identify Methodologies of Agile

Lesson 2: Using the Scrum Methodology

  • Identify Roles and Responsibilities in Scrum
  • Implement the Scrum Process

Lesson 3: Managing Projects with the Scrum Methodology

  • Estimating a Scrum Project
  • Track Scrum Projects
  • Communication in Scrum Projects
  • Best Practices to Manage Scrum

Lesson 4: Understanding Critical Success Factors to Implement Agile

  • List Risks in Agile Projects
  • Myths About Agile
  • List the Challenges in Agile
  • List the Benefits of Agile

Testimonials

"I found the course to be an extremely valuable investment of my time. The course far exceeded my expectations. Materials were very well done, the course was presented professionally, and I found the interaction with other experienced project managers to be exceptionally valuable." - Doug Charlton, DH Charlton Associates

"The course exceeded my expectations. Suzy did a great job." - Joyce H.

"The instructor Suzanne Ahrens has lot of energy and enthusiam to teach this new approach to project management and did a commendable job!." - Naveen M.

"Suzanne did a fantastic job covering the material and including real life examples." - Sherry M.

"Loved the class! Exceeded expections!" - Susan M.

 
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