PMI-MTC Courses-On-Demand Class List

Dear Prospective Student:

Available course offerings are listed below. Click on the registration link to sign up for the course. The course instructor will be in touch with you within a few days of the registration posting to arrange a convenient date, time, and location for the meeting. Payment will be expected as you register. If you have any questions about these courses, or training in general, please contact our VP of Education at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

 

Course cost is explained below:

  • Courses that are 7 PDUs: $175-PMI-MTC Chapter Member; $250-PMI Member; $300-Non-Member
  • Courses that are 3½ PDUs: $90-PMI-MTC Chapter Member; $125-PMI Member; $150-Non-Member

 

The Basics of Project Management (7 PDUs)
This course assists students in preparing for the PMP certification examination by assessing five of the nine knowledge areas of the PMBOK® (the Project Management Body of Knowledge.) The course covers introductions to project initiation, project planning, work breakdown structures, decomposition, estimation, costing, scheduling, procurement, execution, and closure.  The course provides progressive exercises that build on one another as each knowledge area is explored.

Click here to register for this class.

Advanced Project Management (7 PDUs)
This course assists students in preparing for the PMP certification examination by providing a deeper dive into all concepts of project management as described in the knowledge areas of the PMBOK® (the Project Management Body of Knowledge.) The course covers team building, control planning, risk management, and project variance and examines project initiation, executing, controlling, and closure as they relate to advanced studies.  Exercises are designed to challenge students in the utilization of these knowledge areas. Make sure to bring a basic calculator to class.

Click here to register for this class.

Effective Project Communication (7 PDUs)
A project manager spends 75 to 90 percent of his or her time communicating with team members, management, executives, vendors, and others! Imagine how much more efficient a project would be if the project manager communicated effectively! This class provides an insight into proper communication techniques that can make a difference in project work. Topics covered include the components of communication and their definitions, various methods of effective communication, the planning and management of communication activities, and how to become an effective listener. In addition, barriers to effective communication are discussed with strategies for overcoming them.

Click here to register for this class.

Building a Resume That Works! (3½ PDUs)
To get a good job you need an interview, and to get an interview you need a good resume! This class treats the resume as a personal asset and explores the art of resume writing and how to capture the attention of a hiring manager. Resume examples are reviewed and discussed with explanations as to why certain resumes are rejected and others reviewed. A methodology is provided for constructing a document that stands out from the crowd and resources will be made available for those seeking further help and guidance. Students are encouraged to bring their existing resumes with them to the session.

Click here to register for this class.

Interviewing Techniques for Job Seekers! (3½ PDUs)
To get a job offer you need to perform well in an interview! This class examines the psychology behind job interviewing and provides insights into how to prepare for an interview, how to execute the interview, and how to follow up after the interview. Role-playing is an integral part of completing the process, including tips on dressing for the part, body language, questioning, and responding to questions. Resources will be made available for those seeking further help and guidance.

Click here to register for this class.

Networking Tactics to Get the Job You Really Want! (3½ PDUs)
More than 80% of real career jobs are never publicly advertised. Many are never posted and more still are created for people based on their talents or appeal to the organization. So, how can you tap into this “hidden” job market? This in-seat seminar examines the opportunities that await people who know how to obtain them. Various aspects of networking are examined, including how to access jobs through people you know, how to secure positions through agencies, and the secrets of how to gain access to your ideal position within your ideal company.

Click here to register for this class.

MS Project: Regaining Control of Your Schedule (3½ PDUs)
Schedule management can be difficult if you don’t know the proper control techniques! This workshop provides a method for making it easier than ever! Students will discover how to find tasks that need updating, how to visually represent where tasks are slipping beyond baseline, how to find what has changed in the schedule, how to work with multiple schedules and manage interdependencies between them, how to set up a Master Schedule, and how to quickly provide executives with a high-level picture of the project. Topics are presented through the use of Views, Fields, Tables, Groups, Filters, and Formulas. Schedule set up will also be demonstrated! Students are encouraged to bring a laptop, schedules, pencils, and paper to this workshop.

Click here to register for this class.

Project Scope & Requirement Engineering (7 PDUs)
Gathering project and/or application requirements is a difficult concept for many to grasp and is often overlooked during project execution. After all, if you are not coding, then you are not working. This seminar examines aspects of early project planning including scope definition, setting goals, creating measurable objectives, and gathering business and system requirements. Be prepared to share your insights and horror stories about projects you know of that have failed in any of these areas (and also, projects that have been successful in these areas.) Time will be permitted for practicing what is being taught.

Click here to register for this class.

 


PMI-MTC Courses-On-Demand Class List (2)

Dear Prospective Student:

Available course offerings are listed below. Click on the registration link to sign up for the course. The course instructor will be in touch with you within a few days of the registration posting to arrange a convenient date, time, and location for the meeting. Payment will be expected as you register. If you have any questions about these courses, or training in general, please contact our VP of Education at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

 

Course cost is explained below:

  • Courses that are 7 PDUs: $175-PMI-MTC Chapter Member; $250-PMI Member; $300-Non-Member
  • Courses that are 3½ PDUs: $90-PMI-MTC Chapter Member; $125-PMI Member; $150-Non-Member

 

The Basics of Project Management (7 PDUs)
This course assists students in preparing for the PMP certification examination by assessing five of the nine knowledge areas of the PMBOK® (the Project Management Body of Knowledge.) The course covers introductions to project initiation, project planning, work breakdown structures, decomposition, estimation, costing, scheduling, procurement, execution, and closure.  The course provides progressive exercises that build on one another as each knowledge area is explored.

Click here to register for this class.

Advanced Project Management (7 PDUs)
This course assists students in preparing for the PMP certification examination by providing a deeper dive into all concepts of project management as described in the knowledge areas of the PMBOK® (the Project Management Body of Knowledge.) The course covers team building, control planning, risk management, and project variance and examines project initiation, executing, controlling, and closure as they relate to advanced studies.  Exercises are designed to challenge students in the utilization of these knowledge areas. Make sure to bring a basic calculator to class.

Click here to register for this class.

Effective Project Communication (7 PDUs)
A project manager spends 75 to 90 percent of his or her time communicating with team members, management, executives, vendors, and others! Imagine how much more efficient a project would be if the project manager communicated effectively! This class provides an insight into proper communication techniques that can make a difference in project work. Topics covered include the components of communication and their definitions, various methods of effective communication, the planning and management of communication activities, and how to become an effective listener. In addition, barriers to effective communication are discussed with strategies for overcoming them.

Click here to register for this class.

Building a Resume That Works! (3½ PDUs)
To get a good job you need an interview, and to get an interview you need a good resume! This class treats the resume as a personal asset and explores the art of resume writing and how to capture the attention of a hiring manager. Resume examples are reviewed and discussed with explanations as to why certain resumes are rejected and others reviewed. A methodology is provided for constructing a document that stands out from the crowd and resources will be made available for those seeking further help and guidance. Students are encouraged to bring their existing resumes with them to the session.

Click here to register for this class.

Interviewing Techniques for Job Seekers! (3½ PDUs)
To get a job offer you need to perform well in an interview! This class examines the psychology behind job interviewing and provides insights into how to prepare for an interview, how to execute the interview, and how to follow up after the interview. Role-playing is an integral part of completing the process, including tips on dressing for the part, body language, questioning, and responding to questions. Resources will be made available for those seeking further help and guidance.

Click here to register for this class.

Networking Tactics to Get the Job You Really Want! (3½ PDUs)
More than 80% of real career jobs are never publicly advertised. Many are never posted and more still are created for people based on their talents or appeal to the organization. So, how can you tap into this “hidden” job market? This in-seat seminar examines the opportunities that await people who know how to obtain them. Various aspects of networking are examined, including how to access jobs through people you know, how to secure positions through agencies, and the secrets of how to gain access to your ideal position within your ideal company.

Click here to register for this class.

MS Project: Regaining Control of Your Schedule (3½ PDUs)
Schedule management can be difficult if you don’t know the proper control techniques! This workshop provides a method for making it easier than ever! Students will discover how to find tasks that need updating, how to visually represent where tasks are slipping beyond baseline, how to find what has changed in the schedule, how to work with multiple schedules and manage interdependencies between them, how to set up a Master Schedule, and how to quickly provide executives with a high-level picture of the project. Topics are presented through the use of Views, Fields, Tables, Groups, Filters, and Formulas. Schedule set up will also be demonstrated! Students are encouraged to bring a laptop, schedules, pencils, and paper to this workshop.

Click here to register for this class.

Project Scope & Requirement Engineering (7 PDUs)
Gathering project and/or application requirements is a difficult concept for many to grasp and is often overlooked during project execution. After all, if you are not coding, then you are not working. This seminar examines aspects of early project planning including scope definition, setting goals, creating measurable objectives, and gathering business and system requirements. Be prepared to share your insights and horror stories about projects you know of that have failed in any of these areas (and also, projects that have been successful in these areas.) Time will be permitted for practicing what is being taught.

Click here to register for this class.

 


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