Effective Communication San Jose

Effective Communication San Jose

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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Presentation Skills Workshop San Jose

Presentation Skills Workshop San Jose

Presentation Skills – we offer training to help you clearly articulate a new project idea, the status of an existing project or reporting on an innovative approach developed by you or your team. The class runs for two (2) days, including coaching and delivering actual presentations to strengthen the participants’ confidence level. At the end of this course, you will be able to: Work on valuable skills including reading, analyzing and organizing. Handle fear Understand the use of technology for presenting Understand Stage presence and poise Influence and persuade Know how to rephrase questions and negative comments Learn how negotiation and communication skills may influence your presentation. Put thoughts in writing with a goal in mind, prioritizing ideas and messages Work on valuable skills including reading, analyzing and organizing. Handle audiences,…
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Agile and Scrum Foundations San Jose

Agile and Scrum Foundations San Jose

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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Project Management Professional PMP Exam Preparation San Jose

Project Management Professional PMP Exam Preparation San Jose

This 4-day workshop satisfies the 35 contact hours required by the Project Management Institute (PMI) in order to apply for the exam. The course is based on the Project Management Book of Knowledge (PMBOK) 6th edition, but our trainers use real-world experience, as well as customized case studies to better understand the material. In other words, we incorporate both the theoretical, as well as practical, sides of project management into all our trainings. To that end, all our workshops include study materials required to learn and understand the 49 processes, inputs-tools & techniques-outputs (ITTO), process groups, and knowledge areas. Outline Introduction to PMI and PMP Project Management Guidelines PMP certification – internationally recognized Project Management Framework Project Management Office Organizational Structure Role of the Project Manager Soft and Hard skills…
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Project Management Foundations San Jose

Project Management Foundations San Jose

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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Leadership Development San Jose

Leadership Development San Jose

Leadership Development  Steve Jobs once said, “Leadership is about inspiring people to do things they never thought they could.” This 2-day workshop is intended to enhance participants’ leadership skills through a hands-on approach to the fundamentals of active management, regardless of whether you deal with team members, peers, supervisors, and other stakeholders. It is intended to build both hard practical skills, as well as soft ones, with a focus on improving leadership capabilities, self-assessing leadership styles. We will also cover how to apply these skills to generate a positive impact, enhance emotional intelligence, and develop the managerial skills required to encourage stakeholder engagement. Course Overview We design our workshops to fit our clients’ needs and objectives. Therefore, our seminars include hands-on exercises and sufficient practice to gain leadership skills and accompanying self-confidence…
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PMI-ACP Exam Preparation Course San Jose

PMI-ACP Exam Preparation Course San Jose

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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Presentation Skills Workshop Online

Presentation Skills Workshop Online

Presentation Skills – we offer training to help you clearly articulate a new project idea, the status of an existing project, or reporting on an innovative approach developed by you or your team. The class runs for two (2) days, including coaching and delivering actual presentations to strengthen the participants’ confidence level. At the end of this course, you will be able to: Work on valuable skills including reading, analyzing, and organizing. Handle fear Understand the use of technology for presenting Understand Stage presence and poise Influence and persuade Know how to rephrase questions and negative comments Learn how negotiation and communication skills may influence your presentation. Put thoughts in writing with a goal in mind, prioritizing ideas and messages Work on valuable skills including reading, analyzing and organizing. Handle audiences,…
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