Practical Introduction to Enterprise Agility Using the Scaled Agile Framework SAFe©



Agile frameworks have been popularized because technical product development often cannot succeed simply by executing to specs and to plans. Many companies produce large complex products, or a portfolio of products with interdependent components and decisions. Business value must be delivered to users that is validated. In recent years, SAFe© has emerged as the framework of choice in Silicon Valley for scaling Agile to maintain and maximize value and avoid confusion and frustration.

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Offering code Offering title
PPMT.X400 Role of the Project Manager

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Section Start Date Time Location Cost Instructor Name Full Schedule Enroll
PPMT.X419.(1) 2/2/2018 06:00 PM SANTA CLARA 750 Hong Nguyen-Phuong View Enroll

Clinical Project Management


This course addresses critical elements in the effective planning and management of clinical trials. Exercises and case studies illustrate how to develop and manage activities, timelines and budgets; examine staffing and resource requirements; and lead and motivate effective teams. Strategic development plans, team and site performance problems, and post-marketing studies are also discussed.

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Offering code Offering title
REGL.X400 Good Manufacturing Practices
BTEC.X401 Drug Development Process
CTDM.X411 Good Clinical Practices

Advanced Schedule Optimization Techniques


This follow-up course to Schedule Optimization Techniques provides objective metrics that answer the question "How will we know this is a good schedule?" Using the tools provided, you will learn practical techniques to select and develop schedules which achieve desired business goals. There are schedules to help achieve any goal, whether it is minimum time to market, lowest project cost, or most cost-effective resource assignments.

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Offering code Offering title
PPMT.X400 Role of the Project Manager
PPMT.X413 Schedule Optimization Techniques for Managers

Schedule Optimization Techniques for Managers


As time-to-market reduction drives organizations to shorten their schedules, managers strive for optimal scheduling of people and other resources to keep project duration to a minimum. Recent developments in scheduling theory have provided managers with new techniques to find the best schedule for each project. These techniques take into account such factors as tasks of varying duration, precedence constraints, resource capabilities, resource loading, and business objectives.

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No prerequisites


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Section Start Date Time Location Cost Instructor Name Full Schedule Enroll
PPMT.X413.(1) 1/23/2018 06:00 PM SANTA CLARA 720 William M Brooks View Enroll

Decision-Making Tools and Techniques


Project managers are, above everything else, decision makers and problem solvers. A project manager's effectiveness is directly proportional to his or her decision-making ability. This course is for those professionals who want to improve their decision-making skills through the use of modern-day computer tools and techniques. Participants learn how to make effective decisions relating to project schedules, product design trade-offs, project cost estimating, problem solving and project risk analyses.

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Offering code Offering title
PPMT.X400 Role of the Project Manager

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Section Start Date Time Location Cost Instructor Name Full Schedule Enroll
PPMT.X418.(1) 1/22/2018 06:00 PM SANTA CLARA 720 William M Brooks View Enroll

Managing International Projects


As businesses globalize, project managers must collaborate with team members from multiple countries. Surveys indicate that less than 40% of international projects succeed at meeting their baseline business objectives. This course provides project managers with tools and techniques for developing international projects that succeed in the competitive multinational business environment


You’ll learn critical success factors for international projects, using objective metrics, as well as applicable resources and techniques and lessons learned.

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Offering code Offering title
PPMT.X400 Role of the Project Manager

Managing Projects at Startup Companies


Standard practices and techniques in the Project Management Body of Knowledge (PMBOK Guide), work very well at established companies, but are not always applicable to young companies or fast-track projects. In the turbulent environment of young companies, change occurs faster than in more mature companies.

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Offering code Offering title
PPMT.X400 Role of the Project Manager

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Section Start Date Time Location Cost Instructor Name Full Schedule Enroll
PPMT.X401.(1) 1/13/2018 08:30 AM SANTA CLARA 720 Sanjay Bhatia View Enroll

Agile Project Management Using Scrum


This course is eligible for Project Management Institute--PMP Professional Development Units: 15.0 hours.
This course introduces the principles and practices associated with Agile project management using the popular Scrum framework. We will discuss the project management processes of initiating, planning and executing, as well as monitoring, control and closing, all in the context of Scrum. Theory and real life examples will be used to demonstrate the benefits of the Scrum framework in promoting open collaboration and flexibility in adapting to changing market requirements.

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Offering code Offering title
PPMT.X400 Role of the Project Manager

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Section Start Date Time Location Cost Instructor Name Full Schedule Enroll
PPMT.X408.(1) 2/21/2018 06:30 PM SANTA CLARA 720 Arun Ramanna View Enroll
PPMT.X408.(2) 6/2/2018 12:00 PM SANTA CLARA 720 Ravi Kalluri View Enroll

Lean-Agile Project Management: Achieving Business Value


This course provides an introduction to managing development projects and programs at both the team and enterprise levels using Agile and Lean processes. The course covers agile and lean thinking principles as implemented by the Scrum, Kanban and Scrumban project management frameworks. The course will also address the business case for agility, lean projects, portfolio management, and becoming a Lean-Agile enterprise.

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Offering code Offering title
PPMT.X400 Role of the Project Manager

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Section Start Date Time Location Cost Instructor Name Full Schedule Enroll
PPMT.X407.(1) 2/26/2018 06:00 PM SANTA CLARA 720 Frank M Mangini View Enroll

Principles of Business Analysis


This course provides a sound foundation in business analysis concepts and lays the groundwork for advanced studies. You'll learn the Six Sigma techniques to define value; including the project management skills needed to plan, manage, and communicate; requirements management approaches needed to elicit, analyze, solicit, and verify requirements; and enterprise architecture techniques to promote knowledge retention, reduction of complexity, and reuse.

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No prerequisites


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Section Start Date Time Location Cost Instructor Name Full Schedule Enroll
BUSM.X400.(1) 4/14/2018 08:30 AM SANTA CLARA 880 Richard B Rondeau View Enroll

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