Agile and Scrum Foundations Chicago

Agile and Scrum Foundations Chicago

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 help participants learn practical knowledge based on the fundamentals of Agile & Scrum Methodologies for use in their day-to-day work. In addition, 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…
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PMP Exam Refresher Course Chicago

PMP Exam Refresher Course Chicago

This course is intended for PMP (Project Management Professional) test-takers needing to review the exam material, emphasizing the terms, concepts, and calculations needed to pass the exam. We will also 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 in preparing 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 to 60 days after…
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Risk Management Workshop Chicago

Risk Management Workshop Chicago

We cover the fundamentals of risk management in a productive and interactive environment. Attendees will identify, classify, and manage risks systematically for a project's duration 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 and develop and implement a plan to deal with the unexpected. Attendees will learn about risk management theory and practice, using case studies and current…
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ISO/IEC 27001 Information Security Management Chicago

ISO/IEC 27001 Information Security Management Chicago

This 3-day course covers the methodology provided in this standard and the trainer’s experience in preparing a Security Management System (SMS), which is critical for any company to protect client and staff data, intellectual property, and other sensitive information. Additionally, when properly applied and incorporated into a security management plan, this standard 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 provide follow-up consulting for up to 60…
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PMI-ACP Exam Preparation Course Chicago

PMI-ACP Exam Preparation Course Chicago

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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ISO 14000 Family Environmental Management Chicago

ISO 14000 Family Environmental Management Chicago

This 3-day course covers this standard as a framework for organizations that are required to systemize and/or improve their environmental management efforts. And although the standard does not provide, nor detail out, the environmental management system (EMS) required within this standard, it does provide an outline and checklist for developing such a system. The requirements under these ISO Standards are an integral part of the European Union‘s Eco-Management and Audit Scheme (EMAS). Course Overview We design our ISO 14000 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 LEED Accredited Professionals (LEED AP.) LEED, which stands for “Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design,” is a certification issued by the United States Green Building…
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Agile and Scrum Foundations Chicago

Agile and Scrum Foundations Chicago

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 help participants learn practical knowledge based on the fundamentals of Agile & Scrum Methodologies for use in their day-to-day work. In addition, 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…
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PMP Exam Refresher Course Chicago

PMP Exam Refresher Course Chicago

This course is intended for PMP (Project Management Professional) test-takers needing to review the exam material, emphasizing the terms, concepts, and calculations needed to pass the exam. We will also 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 in preparing 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 to 60 days after…
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Risk Management Workshop Chicago

Risk Management Workshop Chicago

We cover the fundamentals of risk management in a productive and interactive environment. Attendees will identify, classify, and manage risks systematically for a project's duration 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 and develop and implement a plan to deal with the unexpected. Attendees will learn about risk management theory and practice, using case studies and current…
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ISO/IEC 27001 Information Security Management Chicago

ISO/IEC 27001 Information Security Management Chicago

This 3-day course covers the methodology provided in this standard and the trainer’s experience in preparing a Security Management System (SMS), which is critical for any company to protect client and staff data, intellectual property, and other sensitive information. Additionally, when properly applied and incorporated into a security management plan, this standard 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 provide follow-up consulting for up to 60…
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