Effective Communication Amsterdam

Effective Communication Amsterdam

According to project management experts, approximately 75-90 percent of a project manager’s time is spent formally or informally communicating with clients, staff, peers, and other stakeholders. Therefore, managers need to communicate efficiently and effectively. Effective communication, for example, is defined as “delivering the right message to the right audience at the right time,” which are skills that can be learned with training and practice. This 2-day workshop is intended for people who want to improve their communication skills, both verbal and written, to provide effective leadership to their teams, discern which communication channels best fit their project needs, and provide the appropriate communication to all stakeholders, especially the key ones. Course Overview We design our workshops to fit our clients’ needs and objectives. Therefore, our workshops include hands-on exercises and sufficient…
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Budgeting and Forecasting Workshop Amsterdam

Budgeting and Forecasting Workshop Amsterdam

This intensive 2-day workshop will help you understand the elements of budgeting and forecasting.  It covers the budget formulation process, developing tools for budgeting, and how to benefit from these tools.  Also, we will discuss how to control the budget through financial targets and cost control.  This course is designed for managers and department leaders that prepare budgets and monthly forecasts.  Budgeting is an organization's process for defining its plan and direction in financial terms.  It helps to allocate resources, set goals, and determine the actions required to achieve these goals. Course Overview Attendees will learn the use of developing a budget, creating a statement of cash flows, and defining cash flow forecasts to track and project future monthly cash needs, as well as forward-looking financial projections. Additionally, we design our workshops to…
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Finance 101 Understanding the Numbers Amsterdam

Finance 101 Understanding the Numbers Amsterdam

This intensive 2-day workshop will help you understand bookkeeping and financial management concepts, which is a crucial part of any business whether it relates to projects or operations. This course will assist you to effectively grasp the fundamentals of finances, as well as more advanced topics required for business success, such as understanding margins, establish financial targets, and control costs. It will help you to understand the accounting process and use that knowledge to improve cost controls and enhance revenue opportunities. Course Overview Attendees will learn the use of developing a budget, creating a statement of cash flows, and defining cash flow forecasts in order to track and project future monthly cash needs, as well as, forward-looking financial projections. Additionally, we design our workshops to fit our clients’ needs and objectives. Therefore, our…
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Change Management Amsterdam

Change Management Amsterdam

Change Management: Preparing, equipping, and supporting individuals to adopt a change to drive organizational success and outcomes successfully. This 2-day course offers a hands-on environment for Program and Project Managers to further their professional development in Change Management Change management is one of the main concerns for all types of businesses today. And not because change is seen as something complicated, which it sometimes is, but because so much change in project work occurs unchecked and unauthorized, which leads to cost overruns, schedule delays and, in some cases, claims which can be costly and affect client-consultant relationships. Prerequisites Have an understanding of the basics of general project management.  Target Attendees Project managers Assistant Project Managers Project Coordinators Change managers Contract managers Risk managers  Learning Outcomes After successful completion of this…
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ISO 31000 Risk Management Amsterdam

ISO 31000 Risk Management Amsterdam

This 3-day course is a must for any person working directly in project management and/or product development. The purpose of this standard is to assist companies in developing their own specific Risk Management Plan, which is essential for running a business, running programs and/or projects, as well as for addressing other risks inherent in any business. The course will teach participants how and where to identify risks, both positive (opportunities) and negative (threats), qualify (score) and quantify (currency) them, prepare appropriate responses, as well as determine how best to effectively monitor risk control. Course Overview We design our ISO 31000 workshops to fit our clients’ needs and objectives. Therefore, our workshops include hands-on exercises and real-world case studies similar to what is in their communities. Additionally, our instructors are certified…
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ISO/IEC 27001 Information Security Management Amsterdam

ISO/IEC 27001 Information Security Management Amsterdam

This 3-day course covers the methodology provided in this standard, as well as the trainer’s experience in the field of preparing a Security Management System (SMS), which is critical for any company in order to protect client and staff data, intellectual property, and other sensitive information. Additionally, this standard, when properly applied and incorporated into a security management plan, will satisfy the EU General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR), which is an essential part of any company working with and within the EU. Course Overview We design our ISO 27001 workshops to fit our clients’ needs and objectives. Therefore, our workshops include hands-on exercises and real-world case studies similar to what is in their communities. Additionally, our instructors are trained and certified in data protection and security management. Furthermore, we also…
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Business Case Development Amsterdam

Business Case Development Amsterdam

This two-day workshop helps the participants develop an outline required to decide on the profitability and feasibility of a new project and whether or not to proceed forward. The business case integrates the benefits, costs, and risks of a proposed project to assist executive management in making an informed decision. This is a part of the Project Charter. Training will assist participants in learning practical knowledge based on the fundamentals of Business Case Development for use in their day-to-day work. Participants will experience hands-on training with real-life case studies. Agenda Define the business need Expected benefits and how they are aligned with business strategy Critical factors for a defined successful outcome When and how the benefits will be delivered Identify what the risks are and how they will be managed…
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Risk Management Workshop Amsterdam

Risk Management Workshop Amsterdam

We cover the fundamentals of risk management in a productive and interactive environment. Attendees will identify, classify, and manage risks systematically for the duration of a project to control the probability and mitigate the impact of an adverse risk event. At the same time, we identify and evaluate positive risks, also known as opportunities, as part of risk management. Additionally, our risk management training courses provide you with the skills and knowledge to implement an effective risk management system based on PMI standards, as well as ISO 31000 guidelines. Course Overview This 2-day workshop will show managers and leaders how to create mitigation plans for anticipated risks, as well as develop and implement and a plan to deal with the unexpected. Attendees will learn about the theory and practice of…
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Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design Amsterdam

Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design Amsterdam

Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design (LEED) Examination Prep Course  Maneuvering through LEED accreditation and certification can be daunting; not just the requirements for both, but the core guidelines that help us reach sustainable design and the ultimate construction. Therefore, we have designed this 4-day course to not only help you pass the LEED exams you select, but also, and more importantly, to develop strategies for creating sustainable environments for individuals and communities. Additionally, this course will help you understand and develop, as required, an environmental management system (EMS) should you be seeking certification per the ISO Standards, which is an integral part of the European Union‘s Eco-Management and Audit Scheme (EMAS).  Course Overview We design our LEED workshops to fit our clients’ needs and objectives. Therefore, our workshops include hands-on exercises and…
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Project Management Foundations Amsterdam

Project Management Foundations Amsterdam

This 3-day workshop is intended for people who want to learn the fundamentals of project management, while not necessarily seeking to be certified as such. The classroom content will focus firstly on how to develop the project description (scope), as well as the associated budget and schedule. Additionally, other critical management tasks shall be included, such as dealing with changes, addressing risks, determining the quality objectives and how to reach them, as well as how to deal with risks and stakeholder management. Prerequisites None.  Target Attendees The course is ideal for those operating in the project domain where the integration of different technical inputs is vital, and project administrators wanting to update their knowledge of current project management principles. New or potential project managers Project Managers who want to refine…
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