Agile Product Life-Cycle Management (APLM)


This course introduces the fundamentals and practices of Agile Product Life-cycle Management (APLM).The first half of the course focuses on the roles and responsibilities of product owners (PO). Product owners play critical roles on agile projects, connecting the wants and needs of the customer and the business directly to the development teams in a dynamic and responsive way. The course then emphasizes the product delivery model.

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

Sections :


Section Start Date Time Location Cost Instructor Name Full Schedule Enroll
PPMT.X409.(2) 5/12/2018 08:30 AM SANTA CLARA 750 Eric C Heilmann View Enroll

Outsourcing and Contract Management


This course provides you with all the information needed to plan and organize the issuance of subcontracts as self-contained projects. Instruction also covers how to develop an effective subcontract management plan and how to prepare a successful request-for-proposal using subcontract management teams.

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

Sections :


Section Start Date Time Location Cost Instructor Name Full Schedule Enroll
PPMT.X414.(802) 4/30/2018 12:00 AM ONLINE 775 Michael D Taylor View Enroll

Managing the Development of New Products


On average, high-tech projects are late most of the time despite the use of modern-day tools. Learn the winning formula of best practices that project managers are using worldwide to get results in half the time and at half the cost. This course addresses the root problems and demonstrates proven techniques to create product visions, build effective teams, make wise cost-benefit-risk tradeoffs, and learn the step-by-step development flow in order to achieve fast time to market.

Prerequisites:


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

Sections :


Section Start Date Time Location Cost Instructor Name Full Schedule Enroll
PPMT.X412.(802) 1/22/2018 12:00 AM ONLINE 750 Eric C Heilmann View Enroll

Managing Projects with Microsoft Project


In fast-moving Silicon Valley companies, managing projects can be time-consuming and intense. Microsoft Project can make the process easier. This course presents practical guidance in the use of Microsoft Project to reduce the time spent on planning and increase the time available to manage the project. The course is based on project-management processes, not on software features.

Prerequisites:


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

Sections :


Section Start Date Time Location Cost Instructor Name Full Schedule Enroll
PPMT.X416.(2) 5/17/2018 06:00 PM SANTA CLARA 750 Oliver D Gildersleeve View Enroll

Extreme/Agile Project Management


Extreme Project Management (EPM) uses an agile development model to effectively address projects with short increment delivery schedules, high uncertainty, rapidly changing requirements, and high visibility. Participants examine the principles, values, skills, tools and practices of EPM, while exploring both the methodological and interpersonal skills needed to succeed under EPM conditions. Models covered include the Flexible Project Model, Adaptive Project Framework, and Scrum. The differences between traditional and extreme projects are highlighted throughout.

Prerequisites:


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

Sections :


Section Start Date Time Location Cost Instructor Name Full Schedule Enroll
PPMT.X405.(2) 1/16/2018 06:00 PM SANTA CLARA 750 Frank M Mangini View Enroll
PPMT.X405.(3) 4/5/2018 06:00 PM SANTA CLARA 750 Frank M Mangini View Enroll

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.

Prerequisites:


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.

Prerequisites:


No prerequisites


Sections :


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.

Prerequisites:


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

Sections :


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.

Prerequisites:


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.

Prerequisites:


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

Sections :


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

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