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Hybrid Approach to Project Management Training Course

As every great tradesperson and chef knows, the more tools you know how to use, the better your creations. Same is true for great project managers.

4 onsite days (28 hours) or 8 virtual sessions (3.5 hours each) | 28 contact hours (PDU’s)

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COURSE DESCRIPTION

Each project is unique, which means the approach to each project needs to be unique as well.  That requires today’s project managers to be versatile in as many tools and techniques as possible.

A pure Traditional / Predictive / Waterfall approach or a pure Agile / Iterative approach to project management may not be applicable in every situation.  What most organizations benefit from is a “blended” approach leveraging the best of both Traditional / Predictive / Waterfall and Agile / Iterative.  In this course, you will learn how to use the best of both worlds to obtain incrementally better results.

This course utilizes many of the templates found in IPDI Project Management Template Library. You will have free access to this rich resource to use on your own projects.

You will be able to use the concepts learned the very next day on your projects, thus giving you the edge over your competition and an immediate return on your investment.  All our workshop courses are interactive, including small group exercises, large group discussions, and instructor facilitation.

COURSE TOPICS

  • Project Management Foundation Concepts
  • Why Agile Project Management
  • Project Management Process Groups and Knowledge Areas
  • Traditional / Predictive Project Mgmt vs Agile Project Management
  • Triple Constraints (Scope, Schedule, and Cost)
  • When to use Traditional / Predictive vs. Agile Project Management
  • Agile Manifesto
  • Your Organization Selected Projects for Course Exercises
  • Scope Statement
  • Stakeholder Assessment and Key Decision Makers
  • Work Breakdown Structure (WBS)
  • Agile Terms and Tools
  • Estimating Resources, Duration, and Costs
  • Communications Planning
  • Project Team Development
  • Quality Planning
  • Human Resource Planning and RASIC
  • Schedule Sequencing
  • Risk Management Planning
  • Procurement Planning
  • Workshop Provided Agile Case Study / Simulation
  • Schedule Development, Trade-off Analysis and Baseline
  • Project Execution
  • Monitoring and Controlling Project Work
  • Integrated Change Control
  • Project Close-out

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The PMP Exam has been pushed back (again) to 2-Jan-2021.  If you are interested in getting people in your organization PMP Certified, you should try to get it done by the end of 2020.  This is the biggest change to the PMP Exam in history – it will require much more knowledge in order to pass.