Project Management Training from DA&R





You need to get your projects done right, on time, and on budget. DA&R's Project Management experts can prepare you or an entire team for The Project Management Institute's Professional Certification exams such as Project Management Professional (PMP) or Certified Associate Project Manager (CAPM) through "BootCamp" classes. Choose from a range of foundation and advanced courses, designed to bring a few new PMs, or an entire team up to a high level of Best Practices and effective skills. Agile, Traditional, or Hybrid Project Methodologies are addressed.

We have delivered state-of-the-art training programs for commercial, public sector, and nonprofit clients to well over 11,000 Learners world-wide. All our courses are conveniently available Weekdays, Saturdays, or Evenings, in Austin, San Antonio, and around the world at your locations. We can even deliver Virtually, world-wide, for all time zones.

Don't see what you need? Let's talk! We can develop and present a custom blended learning solution just for you! See http://www.dataanalysis.com/customize-your-program







Project Management & Business Analysis Preview

1 Hour - Free. In this preview you will get industry insight into the worlds of Project Management & Business Analysis. Attendees will get information...

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Project Management & Business Analysis Preview

1 Hour - Free. In this preview you will get industry insight into the worlds of Project Management & Business Analysis. Attendees will get information about best practice trends, how Project Management and Business Analysis complement each other, benefits of PM and BA certifications, and information about our other training, staffing, speaking, and consulting programs.

 

Who Should Attend:




    • Project Managers & Team Members

 


    • Functional Managers & Executives

 


    • Business Analysts

 


    • Systems Analysts

 


    • Requirements Analysts or Managers

 


    • Process Improvement Professionals

 


    • Consultants



Course Outline:




    • Introductions, Challenges, & Topic Requests

 


    • Benefits of Project Management Certifications PMP® & CAPM®

 


    • Project Management & Project Management Programs

 


    • Benefits of Business Analysis Certifications CBAP® & CCBA®

 


    • Business Analysis & Business Analysis Programs



Project Management Preview – Examples from Course




    • The Project Management Body of Knowledge (PMBOK Guide)®

 


    • Project Management Topics as Requested



Business Analysis Preview – Examples from Course




    • The Business Analysis Body of Knowledge (BABOK)®

 


    • Business Analysis Topics as Requested



Best Practices and Pulling It All Together




    • Business Analysis Document Management Best Practices

 


    • PM & BA Processes, Improvements, and other Best Practices

 


    • Your Action Plan – How You Can Move Forward




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Project Management PMP/CAPM Bootcamp Advanced

Prepare for PMP®/CAPM® Certification exam on PMI® PMBOK® Project Management. Electronic Exam Simulator included...

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Project Management PMP/CAPM Bootcamp Advanced

Prepare for PMP®/CAPM® Certification exam on PMI® PMBOK® Project Management. Electronic Exam Simulator included in our blended learning environment.
     *  4 days training in a small class environment
     *  Dedicated PMP® Facilitator & Coach
     *  Color manual expanding on PMBOK® Guide in detail
     *  Realistic PMP®/CAPM® 1,400+ exam simulator
     *  Condensed PMBOK® Guide study notes (~60 pages)

As a Registered Education Provider (REP)® of the Project Management Institute (PMI)® for over a decade you can expect up to date Project Management Body of Knowledge (PMBOK® Guide) framework and world-class best practices you can apply on the job. Each tailored exercise is designed to bring experienced professionals in any field to be ready to pass the PMP® or CAPM® exams.

4-Days or 4-Sat. 8:30am-4:30pm or 8-Eves 6:-9:30pm $995. 14 PDU/CDU/CEU.

Public Delivery or On-site, content customizable to your needs upon request.

Detailed Course Description: (PDF tbd)

Register.
www.dataanalysis.com/contact or 1 512-850-4402.
Course Calendar www.dataanalysis.com/course-calendar. 

Audience.
This program is designed for experienced professionals eager to obtain the desirable PMP® or CAPM® Project Management Certification.
     * Those interested in PMP® or CAPM® Certification
     * Project Managers, Project Leads, Project Coordinators
  
   * Scrum Masters, Agile Managers, Team & Tech Leads
     * Program Managers, Portfolio Managers
     * Business Analysts, Business Systems Analysts
     * External and Internal Consultants
     * Operations & Line Managers, Senior Staff, Directors, VPs
     * Leaders at all levels
     * Managers of Project/Program Managers, or a PMO

Prerequisites.
College degree, or 2 years of professional experience in commercial, government, or nonprofit organizations, or our Project Management Foundation course or similar.

Benefits.
     * Study for Professional Project Manager (PMP®) Exam
     * Professional Project Manager (PMP®) practice exam
     * Understand PMI® A Guide to the PMBOK®
     * 12 double sided laminated job aids with study tips
     * Various exercises to reinforce key learning concepts
     * Increase probability of passing exam
     * Focus only on relevant exam topics
     * Personal study plan based on your learning style
     * Use our recommended 14 day study plan
     * Know the elimination process to help answer questions
     * Learn tricks for selecting the BEST answer per PMI®
     * Exercises and condensed notes
     * Conceptualize and understand, (not memorize)
     * Information you need, including those dreaded formulas!
     * Practice in a PMP® electronic exam simulator
     * Test your recall with 100s of flash cards

Instructors.
Facilitated by seasoned PMP® exam instructors who are experienced Project Managers.

Topics.
     * Professional Project Manager PMP®/CAPM® Exam
     * Exam & Application Summary
     * Exam Preparation, Study Plan, & Exam Simulator
     * Exam Planning, Strategies, & Success Tips
     * The Project Management Framework
     * PMBOK® Process Groups: Initiating, Planning, Executing,
       Monitoring & Controlling, Closing
     * PMBOK® Knowledge Areas: Integration, Scope, Time, Risk,
       Quality, Cost, Quality, Procurement, Human Resources,
       Stakeholder
     * Further Resources 

Courses are in Austin at Extellent Professional Development Centers, in San Antonio, at your site, at rented facilities world-wide, or Virtually by Data Analysis & Results DA&R professionals with 20+ years of experience. May include multiple on-site and virtual live instructors to maximize Learner experience and points of view. 

PMBOK Guide Knowledge Areas Covered: Integration, Scope, Time, Cost, Quality, Human Resources, Communications, Risk, Procurement, Stakeholder.

PMI, PMP, CAPM, and PMBOK are registered marks of the Project Management Institute, Inc.

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Project Management Advanced Certificate Program

9-Days 8:30am-4:30pm $3,795. This 9-Day course bundle contains the following courses:

Project Management PMP®/CAPM® Bootcamp Advanced...

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Project Management Advanced Certificate Program

9-Days 8:30am-4:30pm $3,795. This 9-Day course bundle contains the following courses:

Project Management PMP®/CAPM® Bootcamp Advanced (4-Days)

Project Management Best Practices (3-Days)

Managing Projects with Microsoft Project (2-Days)

 
This empowers and educates through multiple learning channels including direct team-based project experience, best practices discussion, tailoring processes, lecture, exercises, graphics, homework, provided and tailored templates, tool discussions, and frequent presentations complete with multiple feedback channels. As a Registered Education Provider (REP)® of the Project Management Institute (PMI)® for over a decade you can expect up to date Project Management Body of Knowledge (PMBOK® Guide) framework and world-class best practices you can immediately use. Each real-world, tailored exercise is designed to bring experienced professionals in any field through at least one full project life cycle. Reducing the forms, processes, and other low-value activities allow practitioners to focus on actionable efforts leading to immediate improved people and process performance. This course will provide you with the exposure to multiple project management methodologies, strategies, and best practices. You will be able to immediately apply these back on the job. You will create and keep a full project portfolio of templates, examples, and presentations useful on future projects.
 
Who Should Attend?
 
Those interested in PMP® or CAPM® Certification
Project Managers, Project Leads, Project Coordinators, Project Assistants
Scrum Masters, Agile Project Managers, Team Leads, Tech Leads
Program Managers, Portfolio Managers
Business Analysts, Business Systems Analysts, Staff Analysts
External and Internal Consultants
Not those with current PMP® as this course has high PMP® Prep content
Operations Managers, Line Managers, Executives, Senior Staff, Directors, VPs
Leaders at all levels
Gain 63 PDU/CDU/CEU. Customizable to your needs.
Prerequisites:
Two plus years in a business, government or non-profit professional environment OR Prior project team experience OR Technical or Business training.
The Professional Project Manager (PMP®) Certification:
This industry-recognized certification accredited by PMI® requires a minimum passing score on the associated rigorous assessment. Scrum.org maintains a public list with everyone holding a PSM® I certificate. The cost for the initial sitting for the exam is included in your course. Microsoft® uses the PSM® I assessment to show knowledge for its Silver and Gold Application Lifecycle Management (ALM) competencies. This course provides 14 of 21 Agile Project Management formal education hours needed to sit for the PMI-ACP®­ certificate or 14 PDU®s for PMP® or PMI-ACP®­ certificants. This course can be customized for your organization (see below).
 
Benefits:
Improve your career, your projects, and your team’s engagement by learning about and becoming a PMP®!
Prepare to pass the Professional Project Manager (PMP®) 
 
Certification:
Know and use the Agile & Integrated™ set of leveraging project best practices - dozens of best practice tips including efficient web, face to face, and document use
Obtain 25%+ cost & time advantage over projects without formal processes
 
Experience the Professional Project Manager (PMP®) practice exam and get more exam help
Understand the latest PMI® A Guide to the Project Management Body of Knowledge, (PMBOK® Guide)
90-day license for the PMP® or CAPM® Exam Simulators.
 
Learning Objectives:
 
Able to negotiate operational and project tradeoffs; able to motivate, lead, and provide process guidance for all levels of project and operations participants from executive sponsors to extended team members; able to manage multiple projects; move from passive reaction to project and operations events to proactive and agile management of issues and direct actions leading to more effective results.
 
 
Course Outline:
 
All during the course, you will develop, tailor, and update your Project Charter, Plan, Work Breakdown Structure (WBS), Schedule, Risk - Communication - and Stakeholder Registers, Project Logs: Actions, Issues, Decisions, Glossary, Quality Plan, and Requirements.
Product, Program, Project, Portfolio, PMO
The Project Management Framework
Management lifecycles and their integration
PMI® Process Groups: Initiating, Planning, Executing, Monitoring & Controlling, Closing
Tailoring your project lifecycle
4 "Hard Questions" to ask early
Estimates that stick and make sense
Building a realistic schedule
Negotiating with sponsors and teams
PMI® Knowledge Areas: Integration. Scope, Time, Cost, Quality, Human Resources, Communications, Risk, Procurement, Stakeholder Management
Reducing project documentation
Scope and Requirements Management and Control
Managing change including processes
Priority setting and consensus
Agile & Integrated™ Project Management concepts and how to apply them for maximum results
Risk, Contingency, and Mitigations
How to gain and keep commitment
Budgets and procurement
Why, how, and when to tailor processes
Setting default corrective actions
Integrating project Risk, Quality, Performance, and Status communications
Proactive issue management.
 
Courses are in Austin at Extellent Professional Development Centers, in San Antonio, at your site, at rented facilities world-wide, or Virtually by Data Analysis & Results DA&R professionals with 20+ years of experience in many industries. All courses may include multiple on-site and virtual live instructors to maximize Learner experience and points of view. 
 
 
Agile & Integrated Business Analysis (A&I BA), WEDIAKPO2!, and DA&R are trademarks of Data Analysis & Results, Inc.
IIBA, IIBA logo, BABOK, Business Analysis Body of Knowledge®, CBAP, Certified Business Analysis Professional, Certification of Competency in Business Analysis, CCBA, Endorsed Education Provider, EEP, and EEP logo are marks owned by International Institute of Business Analysis.
PSM, PSM I, PSM II, PSM III, and Professional Scrum Master and logos are marks owned by Scrum.org.
PMBOK Guide Knowledge Areas: Integration, Scope, Time, Cost, Quality, Human Resources, Communications, Risk, Procurement, Stakeholder. PMI, PMP, CAPM, PMI-ACP, and PMBOK are registered marks of the Project Management Institute, Inc.








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Project Management Best Practices

3-Days 8:30am-4:30pm $1,395. Executives and other leaders need fast, accurate, and efficient project results. No one has time for thick project methodologies that...

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Project Management Best Practices

3-Days 8:30am-4:30pm $1,395. Executives and other leaders need fast, accurate, and efficient project results. No one has time for thick project methodologies that bog down both your people and those your staff serves. Applying best practices from traditional, agile, and real-world projects using readily available productivity tools can reduce your project costs over 25%. Your people need techniques to reduce their repetitive conversations and status processes that do little to provide senior managers with summary data supporting actionable recommendations.

Each real-world, tailored exercise is designed to bring experienced professionals in any field through at least one full project life cycle. Reducing the forms, processes, and other low-value activities allow practitioners to focus on actionable efforts leading to immediate improved people and process performance. This course will provide you with the exposure to multiple project management methodologies, strategies, and best practices. You will be able to immediately apply these back on the job. You will create and keep a full project portfolio of templates, examples, and presentations useful on future projects.

It covers the generally accepted principles of multiple professional associations and bodies of knowledge. You will be exposed to multiple project management methodologies, strategies, best practices, instructors, and delivery methods including virtual. Familiarity with these state-of-the-art distributed learning individual and team-based online collaborative environments are mandatory skills for today’s project managers, operations managers, and staff at all levels.This empowers and educates through multiple learning channels including direct team-based project experience, discussion, understanding processes, lecture, exercises, graphics, tool discussions, and frequent presentations complete with multiple feedback channels.

Who Should Attend?

Project Managers, Project Leads, Project Coordinators, Project Assistants

Scrum Masters, Agile Project Managers, Team Leads, Tech Leads

Program Managers, Portfolio Managers

Business Analysts, Business Systems Analysts, Staff Analysts

External and Internal Consultants

Current PMP® and other experienced Project Managers

Operations Managers, Line Managers, Executives, Senior Staff, Directors, VPs

Leaders at all levels

Gain 21 PDU/CDU/CEU. Customizable to your needs.

Prerequisites:

Two plus years in a business, government or non-profit professional environment OR Prior project team experience OR Technical or Business training.

Benefits:

Improve your career, your projects, and your team’s engagement by learning about and becoming a PMP®!

Know and use the Agile & Integrated™ set of leveraging project best practices - dozens of best practice tips including efficient web, face to face, and document use

Obtain 25%+ cost & time advantage over projects without formal processes

Earn PDU, CDU, Education Hours, or CEU from this course

Negotiate operational and project tradeoffs in all five project dimensions

Learn how to effectively balance your needed biases toward action and planning

Learn how to WEDIAKPO2!™ - Write Everything Down in a Known Place, Once, Online!

Experience how to motivate, lead, and guide all levels of team members to build consensus

Identify, manage, and communicate deeply with all your various stakeholders

Identify, manage, track, and communicate your project scope and requirements

Identify and manage Risks, Contingency, Mitigations, Change, Issues, and Commitments

Move from reactive to proactive and agile management of deliverables, issues, people, budgets, procurement, supply chain, process improvement, and status

Know how to negotiate and build a schedule in as much detail as benefits your project

Templates you build & tailor: Complete Project Plan with all needed supporting documents Project Charter, Scope Statement, Project Plan (5 Management Plans), Schedule, Risk Register, Status Report, Action – Issue – Decision Logs, Change Request, Communication Matrix (Stakeholders), RAP (RACI) Chart, Work Breakdown Structure (WBS), Quality Plan and Steps, and others as needed or requested for your projects.

Course Outline:

You will learn about and take practice questions on Project Charter, Plan, Work Breakdown Structure (WBS), Schedule, Risk - Communication - and Stakeholder Registers, Project Logs: Actions, Issues, Decisions, Glossary, Quality Plan, and Requirements. Agile & Integrated™ Project Management concepts and how to apply them for maximum results

Product, Program, Project, Portfolio, PMO (Project Management Office)

Management lifecycles and their integration

Tailoring your project lifecycle

4 "Hard Questions" to ask early

Estimates that stick and make sense

Building a realistic schedule

During Best Practices sessions, your team will develop, tailor, and update your Project Charter, Plan, Work Breakdown Structure (WBS), Schedule, Risk - Communication - and Stakeholder Registers, Project Logs: Actions, Issues, Decisions, Glossary, Quality Plan, and Requirements

Negotiating with sponsors and teams

PMI® Knowledge Areas: Scope, Time, Cost, Quality, Human Resources, Communications, Risk, Procurement, Stakeholder Management

Reducing project documentation

Scope and Requirements Management

Managing change, including processes

Priority setting and consensus

Risk, Contingency, and Mitigations

How to gain and keep commitment

Why, how, and when to tailor processes

Setting default corrective actions

Integrating project Risk, Quality, Performance, and Status communications

Proactive issue management

Courses are in Austin at Extellent Professional Development Centers, in San Antonio, at your site, at rented facilities world-wide, or Virtually by Data Analysis & Results DA&R professionals with 20+ years of experience in many industries. All courses may include multiple on-site and virtual live instructors to maximize Learner experience and points of view.

Agile & Integrated Business Analysis (A&I BA), WEDIAKPO2!, and DA&R are trademarks of Data Analysis & Results, Inc.

IIBA, IIBA logo, BABOK, Business Analysis Body of Knowledge®, CBAP, Certified Business Analysis Professional, Certification of Competency in Business Analysis, CCBA, Endorsed Education Provider, EEP, and EEP logo are marks owned by International Institute of Business Analysis.

PSM, PSM I, PSM II, PSM III, and Professional Scrum Master and logos are marks owned by Scrum.org.

PMBOK Guide Knowledge Areas: Integration, Scope, Time, Cost, Quality, Human Resources, Communications, Risk, Procurement, Stakeholder. PMI, PMP, CAPM, PMI-ACP, and PMBOK are registered marks of the Project Management Institute, Inc.





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Managing Projects with Microsoft Project

2-Day, 14 PDU/CDU/CEU, $995. This “Managing Projects with Microsoft Project” course will both familiarize you with the software and also introduce best...

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Managing Projects with Microsoft Project

2-Day, 14 PDU/CDU/CEU, $995. This “Managing Projects with Microsoft Project” course will both familiarize you with the software and also introduce best practices for both managing projects and using scheduling software to make the job much easier.

 

This 2-day course is designed to familiarize you with the basic features and functions of Microsoft Project Professional so that you can use it effectively and efficiently in a real-world environment.

 

Prerequisite:

 

A general introductory-level understanding of project management concepts.

 

Course Outline:

 

Day 1

 

Lesson 1: Starting a Project




    • Project Management 101

 


    • Navigate and Customize the Project Interface

 


    • Add Tasks to a Project

 


    • Add Resources to a Project

 


    • Save a Project



Lesson 2: Working with Project Calendars




    • Manage Project Time Frames

 


    • Change Working Time



Lesson 3: Working with Project Tasks




    • Manage Project Tasks

 


    • Add Summary Tasks and Milestones



Lesson 4: Working with Project Resources




    • Manage Project Resources

 


    • Allocate and Level Work Resources



Lesson 5: Delivering a Project Plan




    • Print Project Views

 


    • Share Projects

 


  • Export Projects

 

Day 2
Lesson 1: Managing the Project Environment




    • Link Projects

 


    • Baseline a Project

 


    • Work with Custom Fields



Lesson 2: Managing Task Structures




    • Change a Task List

 


    • Create a Network Diagram

 


    • Manage the Critical Path

 


    • Use Lag and Lead

 


    • Analyze Earned Value



Lesson 3: Generating Project Views




    • Use View Commands

 


    • Use Existing Views

 


    • Create Custom Views

 


    • Format and Share the Timeline View



Lesson 4: Producing Project Reports




    • Use Existing Reports

 


    • Create Custom Reports

 


    • Export Visual Reports



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Scrum Master Certification & Agile Foundation

2-Days or 2-Sat. 8:30am-4:30pm or 4-Eves 6:-9:30pm $995. This Agile course concentrates on real-world, proven best practices. It covers...

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Scrum Master Certification & Agile Foundation

2-Days or 2-Sat. 8:30am-4:30pm or 4-Eves 6:-9:30pm $995. This Agile course concentrates on real-world, proven best practices. It covers the key components of Scrum. We address the challenges of adopting an Agile product development and project management approach. Scrum is the most popular Agile framework and uses simple techniques to increase productivity, delivery, and quality that also leads to greater team satisfaction. Scrum is an iterative, incremental framework for developing any product or managing any work.multiple Agile project methodologies, strategies, and best practices. These include Scrum, Kanban, Iterative & Spiral development, Test Driven Development, Product Backlog, Iteration Planning, Iteration (Sprint) Backlog, Burndown Charts, Removing Blockages, Collaborative Meetings, Team Reflection or Retrospectives, Planning Poker, Test Automation, Pair Programming, Rational Unified Process, and more.

Who Should Attend?

Anyone who manages those who take part or may be transitioning to Agile projects and wants increased Agile Process knowledge and ability; anyone who desires to improve Agile projects performance, Directors, VPs, Managers, Leaders, Project Managers, Project Leads, ScrumMasters, Product Owners, Agile Team Members, Seniors and Subject Matter Experts in all disciplines, Business Analysts, Systems Analysts, Developers, Consultants, and Business Operations.

Gain 14 PDU/CDU/CEU. Customizable to your needs.

Prerequisites: 
Two plus years in a business, government or non-profit professional environment OR Prior project team experience OR Technical or Business training.

The Professional Scrum Master Certification:
This industry-recognized certification accredited by Scrum.org requires a minimum passing score on the associated rigorous assessment. Scrum.org maintains a public list with everyone holding a PSM® I certificate. The cost for the initial sitting for the exam is included in your course. Microsoft® uses the PSM® I assessment to show knowledge for its Silver and Gold Application Lifecycle Management (ALM) competencies. This course provides 14 of 21 Agile Project Management formal education hours needed to sit for the PMI-ACP®­ certificate or 14 PDU®s for PMP® or PMI-ACP®­ certificants. This course can be customized for your organization (see below).

Benefits:
    * Improve your career, your projects, and your team’s engagement by learning about and going Agile!
    * Prepare to pass the Agile Professional Scrum Master Certification Exam (PSM)
    * Be able to confidently facilitate Scrum collaborations (Sprint Planning, Daily Scrum, Retrospective, and Sprint Review)
    * Know how to lead others in performing the main Scrum roles of ScrumMaster, Product Owner and Team Member) and how Business Analysts, Testers, and others fit in Agile
    * Create and use Scrum artifacts such as Product Backlog, Sprint Backlog, Burndown Charts
    * Learn the terms, jargon, and impact of Agile & Scrum processes
    * Understand the difference and benefits of Agile vs Traditional waterfall methods
    * Be able to describe the need for Agile flexibility and a clearly documented Product Backlog
    * Know and use the Agile & Integrated™ set of leveraging project best practices - dozens of best practice tips including efficient web, face to face, and document use
    * Obtain 25%+ cost & time advantage over projects without Agile Scrum Master processes
    * Experience the Professional Scrum Master practice exam and get more exam help

Course Outline:
The A&I Agile Processes Course Program
Introduction to Agile Flavors and Pick One!
The Four (and a half!) Main Agile Meetings
Iteration Planning - Product Backlog & Task Backlog
Daily Stand-Up
Scheduled Collaboration
Demo Practice & Demo
Retrospective
Roles and Stakeholder Management for Agile Projects
Estimating for Agile - Why and How - Planning Poker
How much Refactoring, Change, and Defect work to Plan in
Communication for Agile Projects
Risk Management for Agile Projects
Quality Management for Agile Projects

Courses are in Austin at Extellent Professional Development Centers, in San Antonio, at your site, at rented facilities world-wide, or Virtually by Data Analysis & Results DA&R professionals with 20+ years of experience in many industries. All courses may include multiple on-site and virtual live instructors to maximize Learner experience and points of view.

Agile & Integrated Business Analysis (A&I BA), WEDIAKPO2!, and DA&R are trademarks of Data Analysis & Results, Inc.

IIBA, IIBA logo, BABOK, Business Analysis Body of Knowledge®, CBAP, Certified Business Analysis Professional, Certification of Competency in Business Analysis, CCBA, Endorsed Education Provider, EEP, and EEP logo are marks owned by International Institute of Business Analysis.

PSM, PSM I, PSM II, PSM III, and Professional Scrum Master and logos are marks owned by Scrum.org.PMBOK Guide Knowledge Areas: Integration, Scope, Time, Cost, Quality, Human Resources, Communications, Risk, Procurement, Stakeholder. PMI, PMP, CAPM, PMI-ACP, and PMBOK are registered marks of the Project Management Institute, Inc.

For detailed course description click this PDF

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Project Management Certificate Program - Evening Track

14-Evenings 6:-9:30 and 2-Days 8:30am-4:30pm $3,795. This 9-Day course bundle contains the following courses:

Project Management PMP®/CAPM®...

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Project Management Certificate Program - Evening Track

14-Evenings 6:-9:30 and 2-Days 8:30am-4:30pm $3,795. This 9-Day course bundle contains the following courses:

Project Management PMP®/CAPM® Bootcamp Advanced (8-Evenings)

Project Management Best Practices (6-Evenings)

Managing Projects with Microsoft Project (2-Days 8:30am-4:30pm)

The rest of the course description is the same as the: ProjectManagementCertificateProgram-DayTrack-Course-DescExtellent

This 9-Day course bundle contains the following courses: 

Project Management PMP®/CAPM® Bootcamp Advanced (4-Days)

Project Management Best Practices (3-Days)

Managing Projects with Microsoft Project (2-Days)

This empowers and educates through multiple learning channels including direct team-based project experience, best practices discussion, tailoring processes, lecture, exercises, graphics, homework, provided and tailored templates, tool discussions, and frequent presentations complete with multiple feedback channels. As a Registered Education Provider (REP)® of the Project Management Institute (PMI)® for over a decade you can expect up to date Project Management Body of Knowledge (PMBOK® Guide) framework and world-class best practices you can immediately use. Each real-world, tailored exercise is designed to bring experienced professionals in any field through at least one full project life cycle. Reducing the forms, processes, and other low-value activities allow practitioners to focus on actionable efforts leading to immediate improved people and process performance. This course will provide you with the exposure to multiple project management methodologies, strategies, and best practices. You will be able to immediately apply these back on the job. You will create and keep a full project portfolio of templates, examples, and presentations useful on future projects.

Who Should Attend?

Those interested in PMP® or CAPM® Certification

Project Managers, Project Leads, Project Coordinators, Project Assistants

Scrum Masters, Agile Project Managers, Team Leads, Tech Leads

Program Managers, Portfolio Managers

Business Analysts, Business Systems Analysts, Staff Analysts

External and Internal Consultants

Not those with current PMP® as this course has high PMP® Prep content

Operations Managers, Line Managers, Executives, Senior Staff, Directors, VPs

Leaders at all levels

Gain 63 PDU/CDU/CEU. Customizable to your needs.

Prerequisites:

Two plus years in a business, government or non-profit professional environment OR Prior project team experience OR Technical or Business training.

The Professional Project Manager (PMP®) Certification:

This industry-recognized certification accredited by PMI® requires a minimum passing score on the associated rigorous assessment. Scrum.org maintains a public list with everyone holding a PSM® I certificate. The cost for the initial sitting for the exam is included in your course. Microsoft® uses the PSM® I assessment to show knowledge for its Silver and Gold Application Lifecycle Management (ALM) competencies. This course provides 14 of 21 Agile Project Management formal education hours needed to sit for the PMI-ACP®­ certificate or 14 PDU®s for PMP® or PMI-ACP®­ certificants. This course can be customized for your organization (see below).

Benefits:

Improve your career, your projects, and your team’s engagement by learning about and becoming a PMP®!

Prepare to pass the Professional Project Manager (PMP®) Certification

Know and use the Agile & Integrated™ set of leveraging project best practices - dozens of best practice tips including efficient web, face to face, and document use

Obtain 25%+ cost & time advantage over projects without formal processes

Experience the Professional Project Manager (PMP®) practice exam and get more exam help

Understand the latest PMI® A Guide to the Project Management Body of Knowledge, (PMBOK® Guide)

90-day license for the PMP® or CAPM® Exam Simulators.

Learning Objectives:

Able to negotiate operational and project tradeoffs; able to motivate, lead, and provide process guidance for all levels of project and operations participants from executive sponsors to extended team members; able to manage multiple projects; move from passive reaction to project and operations events to proactive and agile management of issues and direct actions leading to more effective results.

Course Outline:

All during the course, you will develop, tailor, and update your Project Charter, Plan, Work Breakdown Structure (WBS), Schedule, Risk - Communication - and Stakeholder Registers, Project Logs: Actions, Issues, Decisions, Glossary, Quality Plan, and Requirements.

Product, Program, Project, Portfolio, PMO

The Project Management Framework

Management lifecycles and their integration

PMI® Process Groups: Initiating, Planning, Executing, Monitoring & Controlling, Closing

Tailoring your project lifecycle

4 "Hard Questions" to ask early

Estimates that stick and make sense

Building a realistic schedule

Negotiating with sponsors and teams

PMI® Knowledge Areas: Integration. Scope, Time, Cost, Quality, Human Resources, Communications, Risk, Procurement, Stakeholder Management

Reducing project documentation

Scope and Requirements Management and Control

Managing change including processes

Priority setting and consensus

Agile & Integrated™ Project Management concepts and how to apply them for maximum results

Risk, Contingency, and Mitigations

How to gain and keep commitment

Budgets and procurement

Why, how, and when to tailor processes

Setting default corrective actions

Integrating project Risk, Quality, Performance, and Status communications

Proactive issue management.

Courses are in Austin at Extellent Professional Development Centers, in San Antonio, at your site, at rented facilities world-wide, or Virtually by Data Analysis & Results DA&R professionals with 20+ years of experience in many industries. All courses may include multiple on-site and virtual live instructors to maximize Learner experience and points of view.

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Project Schedule Management

2-Day, 14 PDU/CDU/CEU, $995. This course addresses the identification, elaboration, planning, and management of the project schedule. Including selected processes from the ...

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Project Schedule Management

2-Day, 14 PDU/CDU/CEU, $995. This course addresses the identification, elaboration, planning, and management of the project schedule. Including selected processes from the Project Management Institute (PMI)® Integration, Cost, Scope and Time Knowledge Areas, this class addresses the development of a Project Activity List, development and analysis of Project Network Diagrams, Schedule Analysis, Critical Path Methodology, Critical Chain Methodology, Schedule Contingency Planning, Level of Effort Planning, Hammock Tasks, Schedule Compression, and the Project Schedule Baseline. In addition it addressed preparing a schedule that supports variance analysis and corrective action using Earned Value Management. Using a combination of theory based lecture and hands on exercises, students are provided with an effective skill set for developing and controlling the project schedule baseline.

2-Days or 4 Evening sessions
14 PDU/CDU/CEU 

 

Prerequisite:

 

Students should have taken e or equivalent project management experience.

 

Course Outline:

 

Upon Completion Students will have these tactical skills:




    1. 1. Develop and understand a thorough project scope.

 


    1. 2. Tools for identifying Schedule Activities based upon the project Work Breakdown Structure

 


    1. 3. Tools for developing the Project Network Diagram

 


    1. 4. Resource Planning and Schedule Activity Duration Estimation.

 


    1. 5. Critical Path Identification and Analysis

 


    1. 6. Schedule compression

 


    1. 7. Resource Leveling

 


    1. 8. Implementing Schedule Variance Analysis and Control.

 


    1. 9. Communicate schedule needs and status to the project team and senior management

 


    1. 10. Understand the course take-away templates




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Project Scope Management

2-Day, 14 PDU/CDU/CEU, $995. The Scope Management course addresses Best Practices for the identification, elaboration, planning, and management of project scope....

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Project Scope Management

2-Day, 14 PDU/CDU/CEU, $995. The Scope Management course addresses Best Practices for the identification, elaboration, planning, and management of project scope. Covered are project Initiation, Requirements identification and analysis, Scope identification and planning, the Scope Baseline, Scope management and Change control, Scope verification and also addresses aspects of Quality Planning, Quality Assurance, and Quality Control. Using a combination of lecture, discussion, and hands on exercises, attendees come away with immediately actionable skills and templates for identifying and controlling project scope and deliverables.

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Project Communications Management

2-Day, 14 PDU/CDU/CEU, $995. The Communications Management course addresses the planning and implementation of project Communications and Stakeholder management...

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Project Communications Management

2-Day, 14 PDU/CDU/CEU, $995. The Communications Management course addresses the planning and implementation of project Communications and Stakeholder management processes as they are integrated into the overall project plan and execution. Students, through case study based exercises, learn the tools and techniques of Communications Planning, Stakeholder Analysis and Management, Information Distribution, and Performance Reporting. Take away templates are provided.

2-Days or 4 Evening sessions

14 PDU/CDU/CEU 

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Project Risk Management 

2-Day, 14 PDU/CDU/CEU, $995. The Risk Management course addresses the project risk management processes of identification, analysis, response development and control....

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Project Risk Management 

2-Day, 14 PDU/CDU/CEU, $995. The Risk Management course addresses the project risk management processes of identification, analysis, response development and control. Students are provided with theory and practice on all 6 of the Project Management Institute (PMI)® Risk Management Processes with emphasis on developing the Risk Register.

2-Days or 4 Evening sessions
14 PDU/CDU/CEU 

 

Risk Planning is discussed and practiced as an integral part of the overall project planning sequence. Risk Identification involves hands-on practice using a team case study. Identified risks are subjected to both qualitative and quantitative analysis techniques to identify the most important risks, quantify their probability of occurrence and impact. Response plans for influential risks are developed and analyzed. Take-away risk management templates are provided.

 

Prerequisite:

 

Students should have taken Project Management Foundation or equivalent project management experience.

 

Course Outline:




    1. 1. PMI® Risk Knowledge Areas

 


    1. 2. Risk identification during project planning

 


    1. 3. Explore tools for risk identification during project execution

 


    1. 4. Qualitative Risk Analysis

 


    1. 5. Probabilistic Risk Analysis

 


    1. 6. Develop and maintain a Risk Register as a risk database

 


    1. 7. Monte Carlo simulation as a project risk analysis tool

 


    1. 8. Risk response planning

 


    1. 9. Monitor and control project risks during execution




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Project Quality Management

2-Day, 14 PDU/CDU/CEU, $995. The Quality Management course addresses the planning and implementation of project Quality management processes as they are integrated into the ...

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Project Quality Management

2-Day, 14 PDU/CDU/CEU, $995. The Quality Management course addresses the planning and implementation of project Quality management processes as they are integrated into the overall project plan and execution. Students learn the evolution of Product and Project Quality and are provided with theory and practice on the 3 Project Management Institute (PMI)® Quality Management Processes. Quality Planning is discussed and practiced as an integral part of the overall project planning sequence.

2-Days or 4 Evening sessions
14 PDU/CDU/CEU 

 

Process based Quality Assurance is addressed with a set of hands-on practice using a team case study. Students are taught Product based Quality Control through a series of case study based analyses and discussion exercises.

 

Prerequisite:

 

Students should have taken Project Management Foundation or equivalent project management experience.

 

Course Outline:

 

Upon Course Completion Students will gain:




    • An understanding that Quality Assurance is less expensive than Quality Control

 


    • A perspective into why Quality must be addressed from the earliest stages of project planning through to product delivery

 


    • Fluent working knowledge of the PMI® best practices for Project Quality Management

 


    • Cost effective mechanisms for integrating quality practices into the overall project management architecture




Tactical Skills Developed:




    • Planning project Quality

 


    • Assuring project Quality

 


    • Quality Control

 


    • Understand the history of Project Quality Management

 


    • Tools for project process quality: Quality Assurance

 


    • Tools for project product quality: Quality Control

 


    • Understand the relationship between Quality Control and Scope Verification

 


    • Implement Quality Assurance tools including Quality Audits

 


    • Implement Quality Control tools including Pareto Charts, Control Charts, Cause & Effect

 


    • Diagrams, and Quality Metrics




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Project Management for Executives

2-Day, 14 PDU/CDU/CEU, $995. This seminar was developed by request of many of our clients’ senior leaders especially for their executives, project sponsors, and...

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Project Management for Executives

2-Day, 14 PDU/CDU/CEU, $995. This seminar was developed by request of many of our clients’ senior leaders especially for their executives, project sponsors, and other senior managers. Senior Management, Executives, and other Leaders need to keep up with project methods – at the right level. Learn how to get the best out of your important project teams. Balance the real conflict between increased governance of all types and the “Git ‘er done” needs of all organizations today.

2-Days or 4 Evening sessions
14 PDU/CDU/CEU 

 

Who Should Attend:




    • C-level & other senior leaders

 


    • Project or Program Sponsors

 


    • Directors, VPs, Executives

 


    • PMP®’s who need PDU’s

 


    • Any senior executive, leader, or manager who manages or leads those that manage projects including outsourced projects who wishes to improve project and staff performance




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Project Document Management

2-Day, 14 PDU/CDU/CEU, $995. As a project manager, program manager, business analyst, technical writer, team lead, department manager, director, or other leader, you have...

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Project Document Management

2-Day, 14 PDU/CDU/CEU, $995. As a project manager, program manager, business analyst, technical writer, team lead, department manager, director, or other leader, you have the responsibility to create or influence the creation and updating of various types of business and project documents. No one has time for duplication of data, excess forms, nor can they tolerate missing information. In order to successfully manage all your business documents, you need to thoroughly understand which documents work best for specific situations and how to structure them and their online repository or collaborative area. In this course, you will learn how to choose the best ways to prepare and organize your documents to help you achieve your business goals.

 

Benefits and Strategic Topics:

 

You will identify specific and actionable techniques for business documents creation and storage, including project plans, contracts, requirements of all types, reports, procedures, business rules, and policies, and the methods of preparing your collaboration areas and tools for the documents your audience needs. Balance the real conflict between increased governance of all types and the “Git ‘er done” needs of all organizations today.

 

Who Should Attend:




    • Project or Program Managers and Sponsors

 


    • Directors, Senior Leaders

 


    • PMP®’s who need PDU’s; anyone seeking continuing education credits

 


    • Business Analysts, Systems Analysts, Senior Technical Writers

 


    • Any senior contributor, leader, or manager who needs to get a handle on their document content, structure, and reference processes.



Prerequisite:

 

Participation on several projects and a desire to reduce the number of and frustration around documents.

 

Course Outline:




    • Lesson 1: Technical Writing Topics

 


    • Lesson 2: Writing Requirements

 


    • Lesson 3: Communicating Technical Concepts

 


    • Lesson 4: Writing Help, Error, and Announcement Content

 


    • Lesson 5: Technical Document Management Topics

 


    • Lesson 6: Why Control Documents?

 


    • Lesson 7: Naming Conventions and How To Store and Find Documents

 


    • Lesson 8: How to Reduce the Sheer Number of Documents including Eliminating Meeting Minutes

 


    • Lesson 9: Glossary: Organization. Department. Project creation, ownership, and use

 


    • Lesson 10: Putting It All Together






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Personal Productivity Seminar

2.5 Eve. Hours, $4.99. Come to this concise, yet powerful Personal Productivity seminar to learn how to leverage your time and get control of your work, your...

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Personal Productivity Seminar

2.5 Eve. Hours, $4.99. Come to this concise, yet powerful Personal Productivity seminar to learn how to leverage your time and get control of your work, your commitments, and your life!

 

Join our complimentary seminar, as renowned speaker, consultant, & trainer Darrel Raynor teaches us how Personal Productivity techniques can help you organize your:





      • Work







      • Department operations







      • Projects







      • Volunteer tasks







      • Personal life







      • Beware, these processes will force you to assess your workload, your throughput, your commitments, your priorities, and make some changes that will be out of your comfort zone. Many have reported startling gains in productivity through the disciplined use of many of these techniques.




LEARN





      • How to increase your productivity through the disciplined use of many A&I™ techniques.







      • How to use simple and inexpensive (even some free) tools to help you be productive







      • Come ready to learn and do some exercises with your laptop, tablet, or paper…







      • We will start promptly at posted session start time - nothing will be sold during the seminar




Who Should Attend:





      • Those with a desire to better manage their tasks







      • Those wanting to increase their organizational skills







      • Those wanting to better leverage their time







      • Process Improvement, Compliance, Audit, and Staff, Thought Leaders, Transformation & Change Champions, Change Managers







      • Executives, Managers, & other Leaders







      • Program Managers, Portfolio Managers







      • Team Members, Team Leads







      • Those interested in PMP®, CCBA®, or CBAP® PDUs CDUs







      • External and Internal Consultants







      • Those seeking gains in personal productivity







      • Those who wish to quickly improve their personal & organization operations & project processes







      • Those who manage staff at any level







      • Supervisors & their Staff







      • Project Managers, Project Leads, Project Coordinators, Project Assistants







      • Technical & other Subject Matter Experts







      • Operations Managers, Line Managers, Senior Staff, Directors, VPs







      • Executive & Administrative Assistants







      • Business Analysts, Business Systems Analysts, Staff Analysts




Prerequisite:

 

None, other than wanting to improve your Personal Productivity!

 

Course Outline:

 

Introduction & Expectations

 

Introductions




      1. 1. Transitioning to Your Personal Productivity System (PPS) is a Project!




      1. 2. Outlining Your Personal Productivity System




      1. 3. Takeaways You Will Come Away With Today



What is Personal Productivity?




      1. 1. Knowing What Is Important




      1. 2. Knowing What Comes Next




      1. 3. Handling All Your Inputs




      1. 4. Using Your PPS to Ward Off Low Priority Commitments



Why Do I Want It?




      1. 1. Too Many Tasks & Priorities




      1. 2. Too Many People to Please




      1. 3. Work-Life Balance




      1. 4. Getting Your ‘A’ Priorities Done




      1. 5. Bring Order & Satisfaction Back to Your Life




      1. 6. Setting Expectations of Others



InfiniteQ!™




      1. Single List of Everything You Think You Need to Do




      1. Has Operations, Recurring, Project, & Misc. Tasks




      1. Exercise: Make Your 1st Draft List




      1. How Did That Feel?



Mechanics of Your System




      1. 1. Make Your List




      1. 2. Exercise: Reprioritize & Annotate Your List




      1. 3. Process to Transition to Your PPS




      1. 4. Process for Daily Use of Your PPS



Tools to House Your Process




      1. 1. How to use simple & inexpensive (some even free) tools, such as:




      1. 2. Microsoft Office




      1. 3. Google Docs / Google Drive




      1. 4. Microsoft SharePoint




      1. 5. Jira




      1. 6. Asana




      1. 7. Microsoft Project, and more.



 



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