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


Few companies survive without sustainably releasing to market quality, cost-effective products and services ahead of competition. Your future projects will likely bring you to work with lean-agile teams using the SAFe© framework. This Agile class empowers you to practice lean thinking, achieve agility, and be ready to immediately work effectively with SAFe© teams. When you learn scaled agile project management for software development, you help companies develop three times more productively, complete four times faster, and deliver with five times fewer defects.

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

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

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Section Start Date Time Location Cost Instructor Name Full Schedule Enroll
CTDM.X401.(2) 9/18/2018 06:00 PM SANTA CLARA 750 Karim N Sajwani 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.

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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.X412.(4) 10/26/2018 06:30 PM SANTA CLARA 750 Eric C Heilmann View Enroll

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


Outsourcing and Contract Management


In this course you learn everything you need to know to successfully plan and organize outsource procurements as self-contained projects. Learn to develop procurement management teams, effective procurement management planning, preparing a successful request-for-proposal, and successfully managing and controlling subcontractors.

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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.X414.(803) 11/5/2018 12:00 AM ONLINE 775 Michael D Taylor 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.

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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.X416.(4) 9/21/2018 06:00 PM SANTA CLARA 750 Oliver D Gildersleeve 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

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.

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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.X405.(804) 10/30/2018 12:00 AM ONLINE 750 Frank M Mangini 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.(2) 7/30/2018 06:00 PM SANTA CLARA 720 Frank M Mangini View Enroll

Role of the Project Manager


The primary objective of this course is to acquaint students with a broad overview of project management and the roles that a project manager plays in the five primary processes involved in managing projects. In this course, the skills needed to successfully play these roles are identified and discussed. In addition, learning the life cycles of typical projects provides a basis for understanding the variety of skills needed, how these skills can be assembled, and how they relate to each other.

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No prerequisites


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Section Start Date Time Location Cost Instructor Name Full Schedule Enroll
PPMT.X400.(8) 7/25/2018 05:45 PM SANTA CLARA 775 Vaidehi R Bhandari View Enroll
PPMT.X400.(12) 9/5/2018 05:45 PM SANTA CLARA 775 Vaidehi R Bhandari View Enroll
PPMT.X400.(811) 9/10/2018 12:00 AM ONLINE 775 Sanjay Bhatia View Enroll

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