PMI-ACP® Exam Prep Course Public

December 19, 2016

RefineM Training

Agile-Certified Practitioner (PMI-ACP®) Exam Prep Course

Course Details:

Where: Over the Web
Format: Three full days
Fee: $1,100 until 2 weeks before start date, $1,300 afterwards
Group discounts available up to 30%.

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Description: Are you looking for an Agile certification that shows your ability to lead Agile projects using a variety of methodologies? PMI’s Agile Certified Practitioner (PMI-ACP)® certification demonstrates this ability by requiring certification holders to demonstrate knowledge of a wide variety of methodologies and proven experience on Agile projects. If you want to obtain your PMI-ACP® certification but need help with contact hours or preparing for the exam, then this course is for you.

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Agile Fundamentals Public

December 19, 2016

RefineM Training

Agile Fundamentals / Agile 101

Course Details:

Where: Over the Web
Format: Two full days
Fee: $450 until 2 weeks before start date, $600 afterwards
Group discounts available up to 30%.

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Description: Are you looking for a way to deliver value and customer satisfaction? Are you seeking to implement Agile and unsure where to start? This course can address these problems, providing a stepping stone to take Agile practices to the next level.

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Advanced Techniques in Microsoft Project Public

December 15, 2016

RefineM Training

Advanced Techniques in Microsoft Project

Please contact us if you would like to set up a customized training course in your city or at your corporate site.

Duration: 1 day in person or two half-days online

Description: RefineM’s Advanced Techniques In Microsoft Project course is designed to introduce you to advanced tools and techniques available in Microsoft Project. This course will provide an overview of several advanced project tasks, including creating and monitoring the project plan, working with reports, customizing Microsoft Project, managing multiple projects, and exchanging project information.

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Scrum vs. Kanban: Which Works Best Where?

December 15, 2016

RefineM Training

Scrum vs. Kanban: Which Works Best Where?

Please contact us if you would like to set up a customized training course in your city or at your corporate site.

Duration: 1 day

Description: Scrum and Kanban are both crucial agile methodologies to improve productivity of project teams. Scrum provides a framework for organizing work by priority and keeping teams on task daily, while Kanban provides a framework for moving high-priority work through a path to completion. How do these frameworks differ from each other, and in what situations does each work best? These questions and more will be answered in RefineM’s course. Attendees will walk away with a better understanding of Scrum and Kanban and when to utilize each, together or separately, to drive project success.

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Metrics for Improving Project, Program, and Portfolio Performance

December 15, 2016

RefineM Training

Metrics for Improving Project, Program, and Portfolio Performance

Please contact us if you would like to set up a customized training course in your city or at your corporate site.

Duration: 1 day in person or two half-days online

Description: One of the keys to successful project, program, and portfolio management is measuring that success in ways that support critical decisions. Planned vs. actual duration and cost, number of defects, and number of change requests are only a few of the powerful metrics that can help drive strategic decision-making. If you want to learn more about metrics that can help you make project decisions, this course is for you.

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LEAN, Six Sigma, and Agile

December 15, 2016

RefineM Training

LEAN, Six Sigma, and Agile

Please contact us if you would like to set up a customized training course in your city or at your corporate site.

Duration: 1 day in person or two half-days online

Description: LEAN, Six Sigma, and Agile are all powerful ways to maximize an organization’s project delivery capability. LEAN, which was developed from manufacturing, focuses on efficiency across the enterprise. Agile, which was conceived for the software development industry, is finding increasing use across different industries for the way in which it helps teams deliver the highest value first and engage customers. Six Sigma can be leveraged to help discover and eliminate process defects, improving the quality of project outcomes.

Put together, these three frameworks can drastically increase an organization’s project delivery capability. How best can organizations achieve these integrations to achieve the results they want? In this course, you will learn more about LEAN, Six Sigma, and Agile, and how each can work together. Potential trouble spots for any integration will be identified, and solutions proposed to help you integrate LEAN, Six Sigma, and Agile in an ideal way.

Course Objectives: After completing the course, you will be able to
  • Explain similarities and differences between LEAN, Six Sigma, and Agile.
  • Learn how each integrates with the other.
  • Develop a plan to integrate LEAN, Six Sigma, and Agile in your organization.

Who Should Attend: This course is ideal for project/program managers, portfolio managers, change agents, PMO leaders, project team members, business/systems analysts and other project stakeholders.

PDUs: 7 PDUs (Strategic: 7, Leadership: 0, Technical: 0) (8 PDUs for two half-days over the Web)

Course Delivery: Variable

Course Material: RefineM will prepare and provide the necessary training course material for all attendees.

About RefineM's Instructors: RefineM's instructors are experienced and certified in project management and Agile and bring real-world experience to their instruction. Our instructors not only teach concepts, we also provide insights and hands-on experience. And we don’t waste time. Our training is focused and hard-hitting. We offer practical targeted training in just the key topics that will make the most impact.

Contact us about future dates or to arrange for this training to be delivered in your organization or city.

Microsoft Project 2016

December 15, 2016

RefineM Training

Microsoft Project 2016

Please contact us if you would like to set up a customized training course in your city or at your corporate site.

Duration: 1 day in person or two half-days online

Description: RefineM’s Microsoft Project 2016 course is designed to introduce you to basic and advanced tools and techniques available in Microsoft Project 2016, the latest version of Microsoft's popular project management tool. This course will provide an overview of several advanced project tasks, including creating and monitoring the project plan, working with reports, customizing Project, managing multiple projects, and exchanging project information. It will also include discussion of what is new in Microsoft Project 2016. You will benefit from a stress-free small-group environment with meals and parking provided, and will receive hands-on training in Microsoft Project from an experienced instructor. You will leave the course ready to use Microsoft Project on your projects right away.

Course Objectives: After completing the course, you will be able to
  • Create a project plan in Microsoft Project, analyze it, and make adjustments.
  • Create, modify, and view reports, including new customizable reports.
  • Customize Microsoft Project to your project needs through macros, custom fields, adjustable views, and Gantt chart formats.
  • Manage multiple projects and consolidate and share resources among them.
  • Create summary tasks, project calendars, and resource calendars and utilize collaboration tools.

Who Should Attend: This course is ideal for project/program managers, portfolio managers, PMO leaders, project team members, business/systems analysts and other project stakeholders. This course is very useful for project managers who have some experience with Microsoft Project and need to learn more advanced tools and techniques.

PDUs: 7 PDUs (Strategic: 0, Leadership: 0, Technical: 7) (8 PDUs for two half-days over the Web)

Course Delivery: Variable

Course Material: RefineM will prepare and provide the necessary training course material for all attendees.

About RefineM's Instructors: RefineM's instructors are experienced and certified in project management and Agile and bring real-world experience to their instruction. Our instructors not only teach concepts, we also provide insights and hands-on experience. And we don’t waste time. Our training is focused and hard-hitting. We offer practical targeted training in just the key topics that will make the most impact.

Contact us about future dates or to arrange for this training to be delivered in your organization or city.

Microsoft Project 2013

December 15, 2016

RefineM Training

Microsoft Project 2013

Please contact us if you would like to set up a customized training course in your city or at your corporate site.

Duration: 1 day in person or two half-days online

Description: RefineM’s Microsoft Project 2013 course is designed to introduce you to basic elements of Microsoft Project 2013, the latest version of Microsoft's popular project management tool. This course will provide an overview of the navigation tool bar, working with different views supported by Microsoft Project, creating and updating tasks, performing resource management, and finalizing the project schedule. It will also include discussion of updates from Project 2010, including new customizable report options (including burndown charts) and task path tracing.

Course Objectives: After completing the course, you will be able to
  • Develop project schedules for small- to medium-size projects.
  • Navigate through MS Project 2013 menu bars.
  • Create, modify, rearrange, and format tasks.
  • Work with different views and switching between different views.
  • Create summary tasks.
  • Create project and resource calendars.
  • Manage resources for the project.
  • Develop a project schedule and optimize by refining the critical path.

Who Should Attend: This course is ideal for project/program managers, portfolio managers, PMO leaders, project team members, business/systems analysts and other project stakeholders. This course is very useful for project managers who are new to MS Project and need help getting started with the tool.

PDUs: 7 PDUs (Strategic: 0, Leadership: 0, Technical: 7) (8 PDUs for two half-days over the Web)

Course Delivery: Variable

Course Material: RefineM will prepare and provide the necessary training course material for all attendees.

About RefineM's Instructors: RefineM's instructors are experienced and certified in project management and Agile and bring real-world experience to their instruction. Our instructors not only teach concepts, we also provide insights and hands-on experience. And we don’t waste time. Our training is focused and hard-hitting. We offer practical targeted training in just the key topics that will make the most impact.

Contact us about future dates or to arrange for this training to be delivered in your organization or city.

Ace Your PMP Exam: Final Review

December 15, 2016

RefineM Training

Ace Your PMP Exam: Final Review

Please contact us if you would like to set up a customized training course in your city or at your corporate site.

Duration: 1/2 day

Description: Have you been studying for the Project Management Professional (PMP)® certification on your own or through a self-guided course? Do you feel like you are close to being ready but have some lingering concerns or specific questions you would like to address with a live instructor? Would you like to increase your confidence to ace the exam? If yes, then this ½ day final review course is for you.

RefineM’s PMP® Exam Review course can help you take your exam preparation to the final level. The course covers critical exam topics and allows plenty of time for attendees to ask questions and get clarifications. Don’t worry if you have any questions after the review course and before the exam, as the instructor will be available to answer your questions via email or phone. Our goal is to help you pass the PMP® exam.

Course Objectives: After completing the course, attendees will
  • Understand their level of readiness to take the PMP® exam.
  • Be armed with a toolkit of insider tips and tricks to pass the exam.
  • Have a better understanding of critical exam topics.
  • Have enough guidance to develop and practice a “brain dump” for improved recall during the exam.

Who Should Attend: This course is ideal for anyone seeking to pass the PMP® certification exam who needs additional guidance from an experienced live instructor. It is geared at those who studied for the certification on their own or through a self-guided course or for candidates who attended PMP® Exam Prep classes in the past and now need a quick review.

PDUs: 4 PDUs (Strategic: 0, Leadership: 0, Technical: 4)

Course Delivery: Variable

Course Material: RefineM will prepare and provide the necessary training course material for all attendees.

About RefineM's Instructors: RefineM's instructors are experienced and certified in project management and Agile and bring real-world experience to their instruction. Our instructors not only teach concepts, we also provide insights and hands-on experience. And we don’t waste time. Our training is focused and hard-hitting. We offer practical targeted training in just the key topics that will make the most impact.

Contact us about future dates or to arrange for this training to be delivered in your organization or city.

Risk Management Professional (PMI-RMP)® Exam Prep

December 15, 2016

RefineM Training

Risk Management Professional (PMI-RMP)® Exam Prep

Please contact us if you would like to set up a customized training course in your city or at your corporate site.

Duration: 3 days

Description: Are you looking for a certification to show your experience and skills with risk management? Have you heard of the Risk Management Professional (PMI-RMP)® certification but need to put together a study plan to earn the credential? If so, RefineM’s course is for you.

RefineM’s PMI-RMP course covers basic and advanced techniques in project risk management to help you prepare for the PMI-RMP exam. You will learn how to identify and categorize risks, conduct qualitative and quantitative risk analysis, build a risk management plan, and identify proper risk responses. You will leave the course prepared to apply for your PMI-RMP exam and pass on your first attempt.

Course Objectives: After completing the course, you will be able to
  • Prepare for the PMI-RMP® exam and pass on the first attempt.
  • Identify risks and risk responses.
  • Develop a risk management plan for your projects.
  • Perform qualitative and quantitative risk analysis.

Who Should Attend: This course is ideal for project managers and risk management specialists who want to obtain the PMI-RMP certification.

PDUs: 21 PDUs (Strategic: 2 Leadership: 2, Technical: 17)

Course Delivery: Variable

Course Material: RefineM will prepare and provide the necessary training course material for all attendees.

About RefineM's Instructors: RefineM's instructors are experienced and certified in project management and Agile and bring real-world experience to their instruction. Our instructors not only teach concepts, we also provide insights and hands-on experience. And we don’t waste time. Our training is focused and hard-hitting. We offer practical targeted training in just the key topics that will make the most impact.

Contact us about future dates or to arrange for this training to be delivered in your organization or city.

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