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  • Microsoft Project
    This course will familiarize you with the basic features and functions of Microsoft Project so that you can use it effectively and efficiently in a real-world environment. You will develop the critical knowledge and skills you need to create a project plan with Project during the planning phase. In other words, if your supervisor assigns you to lead a project, this course will enable you to draft a project plan and share it with your supervisor (and others) for review and approval. Note : This course is for anyone who has Project on the desktop, regardless of whether they purchased an “on-premise” edition or subscribed to a “cloud-based” (online) edition. Most project managers and project team members use the desktop application, so that is the main focus of this course. The main features of the online app are presented in an appendix.
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  • Microsoft Project
    This course empowers you with the advanced knowledge and skills you need to update a project plan in Project during the execution, monitoring, and controlling phases of a project. In other words, once your project plan is approved by the project sponsor, this course will enable you to manage the project so that it is completed on time, within budget, and according to scope.
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  • Microsoft Project
    This course is designed to familiarize students with the basic features and functions of Microsoft Project Professional 2016 so they can use it effectively and efficiently in a real-world environment. NOTE: This course will earn you 7 PDUs.
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  • Microsoft Project
    This course covers the skills a project manager needs to update a project plan during the execution, monitoring, and controlling phases of a project. This course will enable students to manage the project so that it is completed on time & within budget. NOTE: This course will earn you 7 PDUs.
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  • Microsoft Project
    The course begins with the basic concepts and leads students through all the functions they’ll need to plan and manage a small to medium-size project, including how to level resources and capture both cost and schedule progress. NOTE: This course will earn you 21 PDUs.
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  • Agile
    Agile project management has become an increasingly powerful and popular manner to develop new or improved products, services, or results in a variety of fields such as software development, engineering, product development, pharmaceuticals, and process improvement. In environments with moderate uncertainty (for example, changing customer needs or unknown root cause), agile project management has been found to product higher customer satisfaction in less time compared to more traditional, plan-driven project management methodologies. This two-day course provides both the practice and the theory of planning and managing agile projects using methodologies such as scrum, XP (eXtreme Programming), and lean project management methodologies. It provides both the agile knowledge and skills necessary for scrum masters (coaches), product owners (customers), and team members to succeed. NOTE: This course will earn you 14 PDUs.
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  • Project Management
    In this course, students will learn about and prepare for the Certified Associate in Project Management (CAPM) certification exam from the Project Management Institute, Inc. (PMI)®. NOTE: This course will earn you 28 PDUs.
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  • Project Management
    This is an intermediate/advanced course designed to provide participants with a clear understanding of the concepts covered within the CBAP® and CCBA® exams. The course provides valuable tips and techniques to help students prepare, study, and assess their personal readiness. Participants will work through instructor led discussions on each of the six Knowledge Areas covered by A Guide to the Business Analysis Body of KnowledgeTM (BABOK® Guide) version 3 and will be provided opportunities to answer simulated questions to gain skill and familiarity with applying personal knowledge to answer sample questions. Participants will review a number of business analysis techniques and personal skill competencies to understand how best to prepare for questions covering such topics. Each of the five business analysis Perspectives presented in the BABOK® Guide will be reviewed to support students in answering exam questions in these areas. After completing this course, participants will be better prepared to develop their study plan and will have identified knowledge gaps so study efforts can be directed toward their most critical areas. Students will also gain a solid understanding of key business analysis vocabulary to support this work. NOTE: This course will earn you 28 PDUs.
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  • Business Skills
    This workshop will give all participants an understanding of how change is implemented and some tools for managing their reactions to change.
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  • Project Management
    Using the Guide to the Project Management Body of Knowledge Sixth Edition as the source material, as well as shows participants how to leverage the power of Microsoft Project 2010, 2013, or 2016 to create and track a realistic plan.
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  • Business Skills
    Participants will learn crucial conflict management skills, including dealing with anger and using the Agreement Frame. If left unchecked or not resolved it can lead to lost production, absences, attrition, and even lawsuits.
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  • Project Management
    This three-day course provides participants with a solid foundation of the PMI-ACP® exam. Participants earning this certification demonstrate their knowledge of and commitment to this rapidly growing approach to project management. Organizations employing PMI-ACP® certified individuals are more likely to roll out projects that provide customer value in less time and with far less wasted money and effort. Note: participants must have 2,000 hours of general project experience and 1500 hours of agile project experience prior to taking the exam. Participants apply directly with PMI prior to scheduling their exam. For the most up-to-date information, visit www.pmi.org. Note: You will earn 21 PDUs.
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  • Business Skills
    This course, based on PMI®’s PMBOK® Guide, Sixth Edition, focuses on both improving the efficiency and effectiveness of all project-related communications, from initial planning through closure. It also examines best practices for identifying and engaging stakeholders, a critical component for successful project. Participants will apply all course principles to a work-related case study taken directly from their work environment. NOTE: This course will earn you 14 PDUs.
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  • Project Management
    This course introduces participants to the best practices of project management, as found in the Guide to the Project Management Body of Knowledge (PMBOK®) Sixth Edition. The PMBOK® Guide is authored and maintained by the Project Management Institute, a non-profit organization that collects and disseminates project management principles and practices found to improve the performance of projects and the organizations that run them. Participants will apply all course principles to a case study taken directly from their work environment. NOTE: This course will earn you 7 PDUs.
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  • Project Management Fundamentals
    In this course, students will identify and apply generally recognized practices in project management. NOTE: This course will earn you 21 PDUs.
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  • Project Management
    This one-day course introduces the senior managers, department managers, customers, and other key stakeholders to the principles and processes of project management. Based on the Project Management Institute’s (PMI®’s) Guide to the Project Management Body of Knowledge (PMBOK®) Sixth Edition, the course introduces participants to common terms, concepts, tools, techniques, documents, and processes. Additionally, the course outlines the roles, responsibilities, and contributions of managers, customers, and key stakeholders to successfully plan, execute, monitor and control, and close a project. Participants are encouraged to bring copies of their company’s mission statements and strategic plans with them to class. NOTE: This course will earn you 6.5 PDUs.
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  • Project Management Fundamentals
    Successfully managing a project requires effective planning and adherence to the industry's best practices in every step of the process. By understanding the fundamentals of project management, you will be better prepared to initiate a project in your organization and position it for success. In this course, you will identify effective project management practices and their related processes. NOTE: This course will earn you 7 PDUs.
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  • Project Management
    Over a million people in 170 countries hold the highly respected PMP® credential. This course prepares participants for the concepts found on the PMP® certification exam, effective January 2, 2021. As a Premier-Level Authorized Training Partner (ATP 3446) with the Project Management Institute (PMI®), Pinnacle Professional Development, LLC provides students with course materials specifically written by the PMI®, including a student manual with 300+ pages, a 200 question cloned PMP® exam, and over 500 additional practice questions using our proprietary online exam simulator. Only Premier-Level ATPs can provide participants with these exclusive, PMI®-authored materials. Participants also receive additional, valuable exam prep resources written by Pinnacle Professional Development, LLC experts. The PMP® exam is generally viewed as notoriously difficult. Maximize your chances of passing on the first attempt by trusting Pinnacle Professional Development, LLC. Over the past 20 years, we’ve helped thousands of candidates earn their PMP® certification. Participants will earn 35 contact hours/35 PDUs This fully satisfies the PMI training requirements to sit for the PMP® exam. This class can be run virtually (live) or in person at your location.
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  • Project Management
    Studies suggest that 90% of project problems can be foreseen through the application of project risk management techniques. Proactively identifying and controlling risk greatly increases the accuracy of the project’s scope, schedule, and budget, as well as reduces the amount of time the team spends putting out fires. This course focuses on improving the project manager’s risk management expertise, from initial planning through project closure. Participants will apply all course principles to a work-related case study taken directly from their work environment. At course completion, students will be able to identify, analyze, respond to, and control project risks. NOTE: This course will earn you 14 PDUs.
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  • Business Skills
    This course provides participants with tools and techniques to help them determine and deliver products, services, and results that meet requirements, expectations, and deadlines. NOTE: This course will earn you 14 PDUs.
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  • Project Management
    Project success depends on choosing, motivating, and leading the project team. This course focuses on improving the project manager’s human resource expertise, from initial planning through project closure. Participants will apply all course principles to a work-related case study taken directly from their work environment. At course completion, students will be able to develop a human resource plan, acquire optimal team members, develop and motivate team members, and manage team members to accomplish project goals. NOTE: This course will earn you 14 PDUs.
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  • Scrum
    Scrum Developer Certified (SDC™) is an entry level certification for Scrum Team members and those who interact with any Scrum Team. The objective of this certification is to ensure that Scrum Team members know enough about Scrum to effectively contribute to a Scrum project. NOTE: This course includes free access to the exam and will earn you 14 PDUs.
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  • Scrum
    Scrum Master Certified (SMC™) professionals have a practical, working knowledge of Scrum that equips them to implement and work in a Scrum environment. The purpose of the exam is to confirm the applicants have achieved sufficient understanding of how to apply Scrum in the projects and to tailor Scrum in a particular scenario. SMC™ professionals are facilitators who ensure that the Scrum Team is provided with an environment conducive to completing the project successfully. The Scrum Master guides, facilitates and teaches Scrum practices to everyone involved in the project, clears impediments for the team, and ensures that Scrum processes are being followed. Successful candidates will be awarded the Scrum Master Certified (SMC™) certification by SCRUMstudy after passing the included certification exam. NOTE: This course includes free access to the exam and will earn you 14 PDUs.
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  • Scrum
    Scrum Product Owner Certified (SPOC™) certification exam is designed to confirm applicants practical and working knowledge of Scrum that equips them to handle the business aspects and stakeholders in a Scrum environment. Product Owner represents the interests of the stakeholders in the Scrum Team. Commonly called ‘the voice of the customer’, the Product Owner is responsible for ensuring clear communication of product or service functionality requirements. The Product Owner also prioritizes the requirements from the point of view of an end user, for maximum business benefit, defines the Acceptance Criteria, and ensuring those criteria are met. Applicants will be awarded the Scrum Product Owner Certified (SPOC™) certificate by SCRUMstudy upon successfully passing the certification exam. NOTE: This course includes free access to the exam and will earn you 14 PDUs.
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  • Agile
    This course introduces students to JIRA Software which is one of the most popular agile project management tools. Agile methods help in accelerating the delivery of initial business value. Continuous planning and feedback ensures that value is maximized throughout the development process. JIRA Software lets you manage project backlog, plan and execute sprints, and manage releases. It also lets you view useful reports, such as, velocity, various burndown / burn-up charts.
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