Certified ScrumMaster (CSM) Boot Camp

December 29, 2016

RefineM Training

Agile Training for Certified ScrumMasters

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

Duration: 2 days

Description: ScrumMasters play a vital servant leader role on agile teams, helping them adhere to the Scrum process for maximum results and removing impediments to the ability of the team to meet sprint goals and deliverables. Certified ScrumMasters (CSMs) are better prepared to step into this pivotal role, increasing their value on agile projects. This Agile training course will help attendees prepare for the CSM certification exam and pass with confidence.

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Project Management Professional (PMP)® Exam Prep Course Public

December 19, 2016

RefineM Training

Project Management Professional (PMP)® Exam Prep Course

Course Details:

Where: Over the Web
Format: Five full days OR Eight 5-hour sessions over eight Saturdays
Fee (2021 Web): $999 until 30 days before start date, $1,249 afterwards
Discounts Available:

  • 10% for PMI and AITP members
  • 25% for Student or Unemployed
  • Group discounts up to 30%.
Only one discount can be applied at checkout.

Register:

Our 2021 training dates are available here.

Description: Are you seeking your PMP certification and want a focused, hard-hitting prep course? If yes, then this class is for you.

Our previous student, Terry, had this to say about our course:

“I took the RefineM Exam Prep course and passed the exam five days after the last class. Each question that was raised by a student was met with real-world application of PMBOK® Guide principles.”
—Terry Parker, Project Manager

 
Our PMP® exam prep course is aligned to PMI's Exam Content Outline and covers the PMBOK® Guide, Agile Practice Guide, and other resources. The course incorporates real-life examples from project experiences to make it more relevant to your project environment while . You learn the most critical parts of each domain and task, understand where your knowledge gaps lie, and receive the individual attention needed to close these gaps. You also receive PMP® exam test-taking tips and tricks to improve your confidence.

In addition to preparing for the exam, you learn how to implement project management in a way that helps you stand out as a PMP®-certified project manager, further increasing your competitive advantage. We offer multiple practice exams throughout the course, and a full-length practice exam at the end of the course.

What to expect: Our course is delivered by experienced instructors certified by PMI specifically to teach PMP Exam Prep. There will be opportunities for discussion, practice exams, and hands-on activities, making the entire course experience engaging and fun. You receive unlimited free phone/email support after the course to help you prepare to take the exam with confidence.

Course Objectives: After completing the course, you will be able to
  • Better prepare for the PMP® exam to pass on your first attempt.
  • Explain and apply project management domains and tasks.
  • Understand critical exam topics and the highest-value project management processes.
  • Perform project management practices with optimized resource management.

Who Should Attend: This course is geared toward anyone who wants to pass the PMP® certification exam.

Contact Hours:
  • 5-day Course: 35 Contact Hours (Strategic: 3.5, Leadership: 3.5, Technical: 28)
  • 8-week Course: 36 Contact Hours (Strategic: 4, Leadership: 4, Technical: 28)
Course Delivery: This course will be delivered over the Web in two modes:
  • Five full days (Monday-Friday, 9:30 AM-5:00 PM Central time each day)
  • Eight weeks, 5-hour sessions (Eight consecutive Saturdays from 11:00 AM-4:00 PM Central time each day)
Course Material: RefineM will prepare and provide the necessary training course material for all attendees. Training course material to be provided by RefineM includes the following:
  1. Pre- and post-training packages/assessments to help you get maximum ROI from the class.
  2. PMP Exam Prep course material provided by PMI.
  3. Short Videos targeted on specific Project Management topics.
  4. A case study that will be used throughout the course to help attendees better understand the concepts.
  5. A full-length (200-question) practice test provided by PMI.
  6. 90-day subscription to RefineM’s on-line PMP Exam Prep test simulator with a question bank of more than 1,000 high-quality questions developed by experienced PMP instructors.
  7. 90-day Subscription to RefineM's Agile Fundamentals Self-Paced Online Course to help you gain foundational Agile knowledge for the exam.
  8. A “brain dump” of critical exam topics to record on scrap paper.
  9. Unlimited Post-training support after the training to help students ace their exam.
  10. Subscription to RefineM's PDU Bundle so students can earn Professional Development Units after attaining their certification.
About RefineM's Instructors: RefineM's instructors for this course are certified to teach PMP Exam Prep courses through the Authorized Training Partner Program.
NK Shrivastava, MBA, PMP, PMI-RMP, PMI-ACP, CSP, SPC4, has over 10 years of experience teaching PMP Exam Prep courses. He is CEO / lead instructor at RefineM and an experienced and certified Project Management Consultant and coach with more than 30 years of experience leading and directing projects and delivering project management consulting and training. View NK's LinkedIn profile at https://linkedin.com/in/nkshrivastava
Victoria Kumar, PMP, PMI-ACP, CDA, DALSM, CSM, CSPO, SA, has over 10 years of experience teaching PMP Exam Prep courses. She is a skilled program manager and project manager with over 30 years of experience. She has delivered training to hundreds of project managers through her business, PMLeadersTraining. View Victoria's LinkedIn profile at https://linkedin.com/in/victoriakumarpmp

Cancellation Policy: Please refer to RefineM's Training Policies.

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PMP and PMBOK are registered marks of the Project Management Institute, Inc.

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 (2021 Web): $600 until 2 weeks before start date, $750 afterwards
Discounts Available:

  • 10% for PMI and AITP members
  • 25% for Student or Unemployed
  • Group discounts up to 30%.
Only one discount can be applied at checkout.

Register:

Our 2021 training dates are available here.

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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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.

Certified Associate in Project Management (CAPM)® Exam Prep Course

December 15, 2016

RefineM Training

Certified Associate in Project Management (CAPM)®Exam Prep Course

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

Duration: 3 or 4 days

Description: If you are seeking your Certified Associate in Project Management (CAPM)® certification and you want a focused, hard-hitting prep course, this class is for you.

RefineM’s CAPM® exam prep course covers the full Guide to the Project Management Body of Knowledge (PMBOK® Guide) Fifth Edition and 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 CAPM® exam test-taking tips and tricks to improve your confidence heading into your test day. We offer multiple practice exams throughout the course, and a full-length practice exam at the end of the course.

Course Objectives: After completing the course, you will be able to
  • Better prepare for the CAPM® exam to pass on your first attempt.
  • Explain and apply the project management process groups and knowledge areas.
  • Understand critical exam topics and the highest-value project management processes.

Who Should Attend: This course is geared toward anyone who wants to pass the CAPM® certification exam.

PDUs: 23 PDUs (Strategic: 2, Leadership: 2, Technical: 19)

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.

CAPM and PMBOK are registered marks of the Project Management Institute, Inc.

PMP® Exam Prep Course

December 9, 2016

RefineM Training

Project Management Professional (PMP)® Exam Prep Course

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

Duration: 4 or 5 days (35 hours total)

Description: If you are seeking your Project Management Professional (PMP)® certification and you want a focused, hard-hitting prep course, this class is for you.

Our previous student, Terry, stated this about our course: Pass Guarantee

“I took the RefineM Exam Prep course and passed the exam five days after the last class. Each question that was raised by a student was met with real-world application of [A Guide to the Project Management Body of Knowledge (PMBOK® Guide)] principles.”
—Terry Parker, Project Manager, CSI Designs

 
RefineM’s 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 test day.

In addition to preparing you for the exam, you will learn how to implement the project management processes that will help you stand out as a PMP®-certified project manager, further increasing your competitive advantage. For example, you will learn how to develop a WBS to perform Scope Management and use stakeholder analysis tools to perform Stakeholder Management. We offer multiple practice exams throughout the course, and a full-length practice exam at the end of the course.

What to expect: At RefineM we do our best to ensure that you have a comfortable, yet effective learning environment to properly prepare for the PMP® exam. You will receive 35 contact hours of project management education by an experienced, PMP®-certified instructor.

Our instructors deliver the course in an informal lecture format, with opportunities for discussion, practice exams, and hands-on activities. You will receive course materials valued at over $100. On-site attendees will be treated to morning snack, lunch, and an afternoon snack each day.

Finally, we stand by our class attendees and are committed to their exam success. To learn more about our pass guarantee for PMI® certification exams, please visit our Training Policies page.

Course Objectives: After completing the course, you will be able to
  • Better prepare for the PMP® exam to pass on your first attempt.
  • Explain and apply the project management process groups and knowledge areas.
  • Understand critical exam topics and the highest-value project management processes.
  • Perform project management practices with optimized resource management.

Who Should Attend: This course is geared toward anyone who wants to pass the PMP® certification exam.

PDUs: 35 PDUs (Strategic: 3.5, Leadership: 3.5, Technical: 28)

Course Delivery: This course will be delivered in-person over four days from 8:00 AM to 5:00 PM each day, and over the Web as 9 four-hour sessions.

Course Material: RefineM will prepare and provide the necessary training course material for all attendees. Training course material to be provided by RefineM includes the following:

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.

Cancellation Policy: Please refer to RefineM's Training Policies.

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PMI, PMP, CAPM, PMI-ACP, PMI-RMP, and PMBOK are all registered marks of the Project Management Institute, Inc.