Agile and Scrum Foundations Amsterdam

Agile and Scrum Foundations Amsterdam

This is a two-day class geared towards flexible projects with quick turnaround demands, such as IT and R&D, where the requirements and solutions evolve through collaboration among cross-functional teams. It is geared towards fast-changing project requirements, which will lead to improved quality control, greater efficiencies, reduced waste and cost savings. Training will assist participants in learning practical knowledge based on the fundamentals of Agile & Scrum Methodologies for use in their day-to-day work. Participants will experience hands-on training with real-life case studies. Who Should Take This Course Managers and members of project teams who currently use or plan to adopt agile techniques. Agenda Agile Tenets Agile Project Management Essentials Adopting an Agile Approach to Project Management An Overview of Agile Methodologies Agile Planning: Project Initiating and Requirements Gathering Agile Planning:…
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Quality Management Amsterdam

Quality Management Amsterdam

Providing high-quality services and deliverables is one of the critical factors that can distinguish you and your business from the competition. That said, effective quality management is often overlooked or minimized for the sake of meeting schedule and budgetary constraints, even though it has been proven that the cost of poor quality can far outweigh cost overruns and penalties for missed deadlines. This is because re-work, liabilities, and loss of business are detrimental to any company in the short and long-term. Course Overview We designed this 2-day workshop to fit our clients’ needs and objectives. Therefore, our course work includes hands-on exercises and real-world case studies similar to what the client encounters regularly. Additionally, we provide follow-up consulting for up to 60 days after the participants have finished the workshop.…
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PMI-ACP Exam Preparation Course Amsterdam

PMI-ACP Exam Preparation Course Amsterdam

This 3-day course satisfies the 21 contact hours requirement established by the Project Management Institute (PMI) in order to apply to take the PMI-Agile Certified Practitioner (PMI-ACP)® exam. Additionally, PM Workshops (PMW) incorporates both the theoretical, as well as practical, sides of Agile into all our trainings. To that end, all our workshops include study materials, exercises, and real-world case studies. Course Overview In this course, we cover the “Agile” approach to project management, which is intended for relatively small projects that require flexibility throughout the development path, effective and quick change management, and the ability for the team to adapt to any situation that arises during the project lifecycle. The course also includes training in various agile methodologies, including Lean, Scrum, and Kanban, as well as the following areas:…
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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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PMP Exam Refresher Course Amsterdam

PMP Exam Refresher Course Amsterdam

This course is intended for PMP (Project Management Professional) test-takers in need of reviewing the exam material with an emphasis on the terms, concepts, and calculations needed to pass the exam. Also, we will cover the basics in detail, such as the Project Charter, the Project Management Plan, Earned Value Management (EVM), the ITTOs (Input-Tools & Techniques-Outputs,) and other sections from the PMBOK needed to pass the PMP Exam. Additional emphasis will be placed on understanding the elements required to improve participants’ project management skills. Course Overview This 2-day workshop will assist PMP candidates to prepare for the exam as efficiently as possible, while at the same time retaining the fundamentals of the PMI framework, which they can apply to their daily workload.. Additionally, we provide follow-up consulting for up…
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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/or feasibility of the new project and whether or not to proceed forward. The business case integrates the benefits, costs, and risks of a proposed project in order 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 the risks are and how they will be…
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