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September 2020

Agile for Waterfall and Operational Work Sep 18 Over the Web

September 18 11:00 am - 3:00 pm CDT
Over the Web
$175 – $225

Both Waterfall and Agile methodologies have pros and cons and can be effectively used to deliver successful projects and improve operational efficiency. Teams that are practicing Waterfall, or performing operational work, can benefit from Agile by implementing selected Agile practices iteratively. In this course, attendees will learn strategies to incorporate Agile practices for their projects or operational work. The instructor will share the real-world experiences to allow attendees to relate to their current projects. The key takeaways from this course…

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Agile Fundamentals Sep 21-22 Over the Web

September 21 8:30 am - September 22 4:30 pm CDT
Over the Web
$350 – $600

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. RefineM’s Agile Fundamentals course is a training that introduces you to the basics of Agile. Agile has been successfully used to deliver high value to customers within a fixed scope and time frame. This course will provide an overview…

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PMI-ACP Exam Prep Sep 21-23 Over the Web

September 21 8:30 am - September 23 4:30 pm CDT
Over the Web
$600 – $750

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. RefineM's Agile Certified Practitioner (PMI-ACP)® Exam Prep…

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Backlog Grooming for Agile Requirements Sep 25 Over the Web

September 25 11:00 am - 3:00 pm CDT
Over the Web
$175 – $225

Have you or your Agile teams had trouble refining requirements on an Agile project? Are your teams struggling with user stories and tasks that are too large for them to handle well? If so, you and your teams need more guidance to implement backlog / user story grooming. Backlog grooming is a step-by-step process of taking high-level (“coarse-grained”) requirements and refining them to lower-level user stories and tasks (“fine-grained”) that are ready to put into a sprint. Backlog grooming is…

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Project Management Fundamentals Sep 29-30 Over the Web

September 29 8:30 am - September 30 4:30 pm CDT
Over the Web
$350 – $600

This two day training course covers basic topics in Project Management. The first day consists of instructor-led training and the second consists of hands-on coaching. The second day allows attendees to implement the concepts learned on the first day to their real projects. It is the second part of the course where maximum learning happens as rubber meets the road. This course is aligned to the Guide to the Project Management Body of Knowledge (PMBOK® Guide) Fifth Edition to help attendees become familiar with the PMBOK® Guide framework…

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October 2020

Recipe to Deliver Projects Successfully Oct 2 Over the Web

October 2 11:00 am - 3:00 pm CDT
Over the Web
$295 – $400

Even though A Guide to the Project Management Body of Knowledge (PMBOK® Guide) Sixth edition describes 49 project management processes across 10 knowledge areas, have you seen anyone using all of them? What is the recipe for successful project delivery? It takes just the right ingredients and the proper amount of time to prepare a successful project, and managing all the cooks in the kitchen is a key part of it also. If you are skipping over crucial project management…

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PMP Exam Prep Oct 5-8 Over the Web

October 5 8:30 am - October 8 4:30 pm CDT
Over the Web
$795 – $1100

RefineM’s Project Management Professional (PMP)® Exam Prep Course not only covers A Guide to the Project Management Body of Knowledge (PMBOK® Guide), it incorporates real-life examples from project experience as well as practice tests. You will learn the most critical parts of each knowledge area, understand where your own knowledge gaps lie, and receive the individual attention you need to close these gaps. You will also receive PMP® exam test-taking tips and tricks to improve your confidence heading into your…

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Business Requirements for Agile Projects Oct 9 Over the Web

October 9 11:00 am - 3:00 pm CDT
Over the Web
$175 – $225

In Agile projects, requirements are more susceptible to change. This difference between Agile and traditional project management can help increase customer satisfaction, but also presents many challenges including identifying all stakeholders, setting up frequent meetings, and many more. In RefineM’s course, attendees will learn how to effectively gather business requirements on Agile projects. They will be exposed to techniques including brainstorming, focus group techniques, and many other. They will leave the course ready to gather business requirements for Agile projects.

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Leadership Skills for Project Managers, Oct 15, Over the Web

October 15 8:30 am - 4:30 pm CDT
Over the Web
$295 – $400

What is leadership, and how can managers become more effective leaders? These questions, and more, will be answered during this course. In this course, attendees will learn key differences between management and leadership to discover what a leader truly does. They will learn how emotional intelligence (EI) factors into effective leadership and how to develop EI competency. Attendees will learn about six fundamental leadership styles and will examine their own leadership styles. Through interactive group and individual exercises, attendees will…

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Agile for Waterfall and Operational Work Oct 16 Over the Web

October 16 11:00 am - 3:00 pm CDT
Over the Web
$175 – $225

Both Waterfall and Agile methodologies have pros and cons and can be effectively used to deliver successful projects and improve operational efficiency. Teams that are practicing Waterfall, or performing operational work, can benefit from Agile by implementing selected Agile practices iteratively. In this course, attendees will learn strategies to incorporate Agile practices for their projects or operational work. The instructor will share the real-world experiences to allow attendees to relate to their current projects. The key takeaways from this course…

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