Knowledge Source Inc

Knowledge Source Inc
Knowledge Source Inc. has been providing superior trainers, relevant courses, and state-of-the-art classroom facilities since 1993. Courses include Microsoft Office end-user (Access, Excel, Outlook, PowerPoint, Word), Project Management, Microsoft Project, PMP Certification Prep, PMI-RMP Certification Prep, CPE courses for CPAs, Crystal Reports, Quickbooks, FRx, Leadership, Teambuilding, Diversity, and more
All computer classes are hands-on, instructor-led. Corporate, custom classes are available to meet your specific needs.
Knowledge Source Inc is based in Raleigh, NC, USA
Knowledge Source Inc. has been providing superior trainers, relevant classes, and state-of-the-art classrooms since 1993. We are the longest-standing training organization in the area. Our primary focus is in the following areas:
Computer/ Software Training - corporate groups and open enrollment classes in Microsoft Office Suite (including Access, Excel, Outlook, PowerPoint, Project, Word), Crystal Reports, etc.
Global Registered Education Provider for the Project Management Institute (R. E. P.) offering many project management courses, including certification preparation for PMP and PMI-RMP.
Continuing Education for Professionals CPE for CPAs, PDUs for Project Management Professionals
Organizational Development Diversity, Leadership, Conflict Resolution, Corporate Morale, etc.
Full-service Classroom Facility Rentals for local and national companies
Access 2007 Crash Course Learn Access in Two Days instructor led trainingcomputer lab : The Access 2007 Crash Course is designed for those who want to learn basic through advanced skills in a fast-paced environment. Users will learn the fundamentals of setting up tables and relationships upon which everything else in Access depends. Queries, Forms, and reports are covered in detail, as well as the features of the 2007 version.
Access 2007 Level I Introduction : Target Student: This course is designed for students who wish to learn the basic operations of the Microsoft Access database application to perform their day-to-day responsibilities, and to understand the advantages that using a relational database application can bring to their business processes. The Foundations course is for the individual whose job responsibilities include designing and creating new databases, tables, and relationships; creating and maintaining records; locating records; and producing reports based on the information in the database.  more...
Access 2007 Level II Intermediate : Target Student: Microsoft Office Access 2007: Level 2 is designed for students who would like to learn intermediate-level operations of the Microsoft Office Access program. The Level 2 course is for individuals whose job responsibilities include maintaining data integrity; handling complex queries, forms, and reports; and sharing data between Access and other applications. This course is also a prerequisite to taking more advanced courses in Access 2007more...
Advanced Project Management for the Experienced Practitioner : Introduction Source of project success and failure - Dealing with the Human element Many views of the project Project as investment Product lifecycle Business Value as a driver of project practice Enhanced definition of Project Management Project Structure The Project Environment Getting a project off to a good start Distinguishing project and business objectives  more...
Agile Requirements Product Ownership : Software Projects Require More Than Traditional Project Management Skills This workshop explores the dynamics of the Scrum Product Owner role, writing effective requirements (User Stories) and the interplay between the two. Ita ™s for any Product Manager, Business Analyst, Software Tester, or Product Owner who is looking to better understand and engage their agile teams with improved requirements. more...
Building Stakeholder Relationships : Length: 2 days PDUs: 14 PMI Activity ID#000468 Course Overview Stakeholders are the people and organizations whose interests may be either positively or negatively impacted by the execution or completion of an event, project, or program. The goal of Building Stakeholder Relationships is to enable the participants to better relate to their stakeholders, gather their requirements, create realistic expectations, build trust and rapport, and obtain the support needed to meet business goals and complete projects successfully. To do this it is essential to understand stakeholders': Goals and objectives Expectations more...
Controlling Project Risk Managing Threats and Promoting Opportunities : ProjectWho Should Attend This advanced PM course can benefit Project Managers, Managers of Project Mangers, Functional Managers and Executives with project responsibility, Project Management Office staff. The Challenge Every project has issues. Issues are threats to a project that have more...
Creating Employee Buy-In : Course Overview: Just as companies want more from their employees than just a showing up,a so do employees want more from their companies than just a pay check. This overlap creates an opportunity for the high performance and achievement that comes from having an engaged workforce. This course enables participants to look at every interaction with their employees as an opportunity to increase employee buy-in. By developing communication skills and understanding the psychological motives of others, managers and supervisors can create high-performing work environments in which employees want to do their jobs. In this dynamic and interactive seminar, the instructor integrates business fundamentals with leading-edge psychology.
Crystal Reports Advanced Skills : This course will build on the skills learned in Crystal Reports 2008: Basic. Students will learn how to create and use parameter fields, including interactive and cascading parameters. They will learn how to build advanced formulas using variables, advanced functions, and constructs. They will also learn how to create and customize charts and maps, how to apply advanced formatting options to report elements, and how to create alerts and subreports. They will learn about the Business Objects Enterprise Repository. Finally, students will learn advanced data access techniques including ODBC data sources and SQL query-building.
Crystal Reports Basic Skills : This course will teach students the fundamental features and functions of Crystal Reports 2008. Students will explore the program environment, and learn how to open, navigate, create, modify, and save reports. They'll learn the basics of formatting report objects, of sorting and selecting records, and creating groups and summaries. They'll also learn how to create simple formulas and functions. Finally, students will work with Crystal Reports' experts and wizards, and learn how to export reports to various file formats.
Dealing with Difficult People : Within an increasingly diverse work environment and global economy, there is an even greater potential for conflict in the workplace. This one-day seminar empowers participants with tools and techniques to deal more effectively and constructively with conflict and difference. By learning how to manage expectations and to use powerful communication strategies, conflict can be transformed into collaboration. This course is not about changing others but rather changing our approach to create better results both personally and professionally.
Delivering Powerful Presentations Even if You Hate Doing Them : Course Overview: Fear of public speaking consistently ranks number one on surveys year after year. Part of this concern stems from the fact that so few people ever get any real training in what it takes to deliver a good presentation. This one-day workshop enables participants to identify the key components of a good presentation and more importantly, how to turn into a great one. Participants will learn a comprehensive plan for creating presentations that work for both formal and informal presentations. The course shares a 3-step process that allows learners to A. C.E. their presentations while catering to the more...
Excel Crash Course instructor led traininggroup study and discussioncoursewareworkshop / seminarcomputer lab : Course Description: The first day of this course, you will create and edit basic Microsoft Office Excel 2010 worksheets and workbooks. On the second day, you will use advanced formulas and work with various tools to analyze data in spreadsheets. You will also organize table data, present data as charts, and enhance the look and appeal of workbooks by adding graphical objects.
Excel Macro Programming Level I : After completing this course, participants will be able to: Use the VB Recorder to create macros Learn and practice six different ways to run macros Learn how to open the Visual Basic Editor (VBE) Understand the VBE interface Use 4 simple rules for learning the Visual Basic for Application language (VBA) Practice simple edits in VBA using messaging tools, simple branching statements and a looping construct Design, program and test a custom dialog box in the VBE Understand VBA Events and practice automating automatic tasks
Excel Macro Programming Level II : Take this course to develop a strong understanding of the Excel object model used in VBA. Learn advanced Variable concepts, exploit VBA tools and functions.
Excellence in Contract Management : The materials presented in this class focus on improving the contract management skills of project managers, contract managers and administrators, project controls, and other personnel involved in planning and executing projects using contracted services. This course will give personnel an understanding of the contracting process from developing the RFP to planning, monitoring , and controlling contracted work and contract management and administration. Knowing the materials presented in this class will result in more effective and efficient control of the contracting process, improved contractor management and cost control, and increased assurance of completing contracts on time and on budget.
FRx Financial Reporting Software : Course Content: Creating presentation quality reports including Balance Sheet, Income Statement and Trial Balance Reports: Side by Side, Transactional Detail, Actual vs. Budget FRx basics: setting up companies, security How to drill down, analyze, print and export reports FRx building blocks: Row, Column and Tree Formats Troubleshooting Reports How to more...
Getting Started as a New Leader : Ita ™s an exciting day in the workplace when an individual is recognized for their outstanding performance and rewarded with a promotion to the leadership ranks. Unfortunately that stellar individual contributor isna ™t magically transformed into a successful frontline leader overnight. This course arms new leaders with the knowledge and skills they need to confront the challenges associated with getting their footinga and getting results more quicklya in their new leadership role. They learn how to focus their time and efforts on tasks that are most important to the organizationa ™s success. New leaders learn an approach that will accelerate their ability to achieve results through others
Greatest Coaches Ever Leadership Lessons from Roy Williams Dean Smith Coach K and Jimmy V : This workshop will summarize and synthesize the key leadership lessons from 4 of the most successful college basketball coaches in history. Learn how to transfer their winning formulas on the court into successful strategies for your professional and personal life. In the workshop, you will be challenged to set goals and stretch yourself a in the same way these great coaches have challenged and inspired their players to over 2700 wins and 9 national championships.
LinkedIn Why You and Your Business Cant Afford to Be Locked Out : Course Description: This one-day course is designed for individuals seeking to learn LinkedIn for purposes of elevating their career and business using the #1 social networking media for professionals. The materials presented are content rich with how-to steps and strategies on using key features, functionality, and applications within LinkedIn. Participants will gain wisdom about LinkedIn beyond just building a profile or connecting with other colleagues. The tips and strategies offered can take individuals months and years to learn but participants can leverage them in just more...
Microsoft ® Office 2010 Tips & Timesavers : Course Description: Based on the besta selling courses in our KSI's history, John Sweet has developed this one day course that is filled with everya day shortcuts and timesavers that truly are a wow!a moments. The course is filled with tips for the experienced Microsoft Office user, and includes some of the newest features in MS Office 2010 designed to enhance your productivity. Don' t miss this opportunity to save time and become more productive a and we guarantee you more...
Microsoft Access 2007 Level III Advanced : The Level III course is for the individual whose job responsibilities include working with related tables; creating advanced queries, forms, and reports; writing macros to automate common tasks; and performing general database maintenance.
Microsoft Access 2010 Crash Course Learn Access in Two Days : This course includes a Blended Learning Bonus Pack. In addition to the instructor-led course and book, participants will also receive the following bonus on-line materials for 12 months at no additional charge: Microsoft Office Access 2010 Knowledge Assessment Microsoft Office Access 2010 Interactive Resources (CBT for instructor-led course) Microsoft Office Access 2010 e-Book Student Course Description: This course combines more...
Microsoft Access 2010 Level I : This course includes a Blended Learning Bonus Pack. In addition to the instructor-led course and book, participants will also receive the following bonus on-line materials for 12 months at no additional charge: Microsoft Office Access 2010 Knowledge Assessment Microsoft Office Access 2010 Interactive Resources (CBT for instructor-led course) Microsoft Office Access 2010 e-Book Student Using Data to Communicate (Includes Simulation) Interactive Resources Course
Microsoft Access 2010 Level II : This course includes a Blended Learning Bonus Pack. In addition to the instructor-led course and book, participants will also receive the following bonus on-line materials for 12 months at no additional charge: Microsoft Office Access 2010 Level II Knowledge Assessment Microsoft Office Access 2010 Level II Self-Paced Tutorial Microsoft Office Access 2010 Level II e-Book Managing Information Effectively (Includes Simulation) Interactive Resources
Microsoft Access 2010 Level III Advanced : Length: 1 day Prerequisites: Microsoft Access 2010 Level I and Level II or equivalent knowledge Course Level: Advanced This course includes a Blended Learning Bonus Pack. In addition to the instructor-led course and book, participants will also receive the following bonus on-line materials for 12 months at no additional charge: Microsoft Office Access 2010 Level III Knowledge Assessment Microsoft Office Access 2010 Level III Self-Paced Tutorial Microsoft more...
Microsoft Excel 2007 Level II Intermediate : This course is designed for the Excel user who has attended the Foundations course or who is proficient with those topics covered.
Microsoft Excel 2007 Macros Crash Course Learn VBA Programming in Two Days : Overview Save time and increase productivity by automating mundane and repetitive tasks with Macros and VBA procedures. Develop a strong understanding of the Excel 2007 object model used in VBA. Learn advanced Variable concepts. Exploit VBA tools and functions.
Microsoft Excel 2010 Crash Course Learn Excel in Two Days : Course Description: This is a fast-paced course and is designed for those who have been using Excel (any version) at a basic level, as well as those who are self-taught and want to learn short cuts and tips, plus some of the more advanced features. Packed full of information, topics range from fundamentals (using shortcuts) through advanced topics. The topics in this class are the most often-used and are a combination of features taught in the Foundations, Intermediate and Advanced Topics courses.
Microsoft Excel 2010 Formulas Functions PivotTables for the Advanced Excel User : Take this course if you want to learn useful tools, tricks and tips for utilizing functions and formulas available in Microsoft Excel 2007. Learn which are best suited from over 300 available built-in functions. If you need to analyze large amounts of data quickly and easily, this class covers PivotTables - Excel's best resource for doing so.
Microsoft Excel 2010 Level I Foundations All New Content : Course Length: 1 day Recommended CPE: 8 hours PDUs: 6. 5 PMI Activity ID# 000338 Prerequisites: Familiarity with the Windows operating system. Course Level: Introductory Course Fee: $295 Course Hours: 8: 30-4: 15
Microsoft Excel 2010 Level II Intermediate : Course Objectives: use advanced formulas. organize worksheet and table data using various techniques. create and modify charts. analyze data using PivotTables, Slicers, and PivotCharts. insert and modify graphic objects in a worksheet. customize and enhance workbooks and the Microsoft Office Excel environment.
Microsoft Excel 2010 Level III Advanced : builds on the skills and concepts taught in Excel 2007: Intermediate. Students will work with advanced formulas, as well as lookup functions such as VLOOKUP, MATCH, and INDEX. In addition, students will learn about data validation and database functions such as DSUM. They will learn how to work with PivotTables and PivotCharts, how to import and export data, more...
Microsoft Excel 2010 Level IV Advanced Functions Data Analysis Tools : Length: 1 day CPE: 8 hours Software Version: 2007/ 2010 Prerequisites: Familiarity with the Windows operating system. Course Level: Introductory through intermediate topics
Microsoft Excel 2010 VBA Programming : Prerequisites: Excel 2010 knowledge, including how to create, edit, format, and print worksheets that include sorted and filtered data is required. You should also know how to write and edit simple formulas.
Microsoft Excel Advanced Topics 2007 2010 All New Content : 8 hours Software Version: 2007/ 2010 Prerequisites: Familiarity with the Windows operating system. Course Level: Introductory through intermediate topics Course Outline: Validating, Protecting, and Auditing Forms and Templates Using Data Validation And Tracing Invalid Data How To Validate Data Input How To Compose A Data Input Message How To Create An Error Alert Message How To Circle Invalid Data Creating A New Workbook Base On A Template How more...
Microsoft Excel Advanced Topics-2007 2010 : Course Description: You will automate some common Excel tasks, apply advanced analysis techniques to more complex data sets, troubleshoot errors, collaborate on worksheets, and share Excel data with other applications. Course Objectives: enhance productivity and efficiency by streamlining the workflow. collaborate with other workbook users. audit worksheets. analyze data. work with multiple workbooks. import and export data. integrate Excel data with the web. structure workbooks with XML.
Microsoft Excel Level I Foundations : Course Objectives: create a basic worksheet by using Microsoft Excel 2010. perform calculations in an Excel worksheet. modify an Excel worksheet. modify the appearance of data within a worksheet. manage Excel workbooks. print the content of an Excel worksheet.
Microsoft Excel Macros Made Easy Working with Interactive Multiple Worksheets : Prerequisites: Intermediate to advanced knowledge of MS Excel required. No programming experience necessary
Microsoft Office 2007 Crash Course Learn the Fundamentals of Excel Outlook PowerPoint and Word in Two Days : Course Content: This course has been extremely popular and has attracted employees from all organizations and at all levels. Plan on two days packed full of information from the a review of good file management techniques through a "quick start" for Word, Excel, PowerPoint, and Outlook. If you have never had formal training (or need a refresher), or if you are new to the Office 2007 Suite, this is the perfect more...
Microsoft Outlook 2010 Crash Course Learn Outlook in One Day : Prerequisites: Microsoft Windows XP or later knowledge Target Student: This course applies to both 2007 and 2010 Users. You will enhance your presentation by using features that will transform it into a powerful means of communication. You will customize the PowerPoint interface to suit your requirements and use features to create dynamic and visually appealing presentations. You will then finalize a presentation and secure it to authenticate its validity.
Microsoft PowerPoint 2010 Crash Course : Target Student: This course is designed for students who are interested in learning fundamentals through advanced features needed to create and modify presentations using Microsoft ® PowerPoint. You will explore the PowerPoint environment and create a presentation. You will format text on slides to enhance clarity. To enhance the visual appeal, you will add graphical objects to a presentation and modify them. You will learn to use and customize Slide Masters and Templates. You will then finalize a presentation to deliver it.
Microsoft PowerPoint 2010 Crash Course Learn PowerPoint in Two Days : Upon successful completion of this course, students will be able to: identify the components of the PowerPoint 2010 interface. create a presentation. format text on slides. add graphical objects to a presentation. modify graphical objects in a presentation. work with tables in a presentation. add charts to a presentation. prepare to deliver a presentation customize the PowerPoint environment customize a design template. add SmartArt graphics to a presentation. add special effects to a presentation. customize a slide show. collaborate on a presentation. secure and distribute a presentation.
Microsoft PowerPoint 2010 Crash Course Learn PowerPoint in One Day : Course Length: 1 day PDUs: 6. 5 PMI Activity ID #000360 Prerequisites: Familiarity with the Windows operating system Course Fee: $345 Course Hours: 8: 30 a. m. -4: 15 p. m. Target Student: This course is designed for students who are interested in learning fundamentals through advanced features needed to create and modify presentations using Microsoft ® PowerPoint. You will more...
Microsoft PowerPoint 2010 Level I Foundations : Upon successful completion of this course, students will be able to: identify the components of the PowerPoint 2010 interface. create a presentation. format text on slides. add graphical objects to a presentation. modify graphical objects in a presentation. work with tables in a presentation. add charts to a presentation. prepare to deliver a presentation
Microsoft PowerPoint 2010 Level II Advanced : Performance-Based Objectives: Upon successful completion of this course, students will be able to: customize the PowerPoint environment. customize a design template. add SmartArt graphics to a presentation. add special effects to a presentation. customize a slide show. collaborate on a presentation. secure and distribute a presentation.
Microsoft Project 2007 Crash Course Learn Project in Two Days : Getting Started Project management concepts Meeting and Using Project Managing Project Files Getting Help in Project Lesson 2: Starting a Project Creating a Project Creating Tasks Editing Tasks Setting Constraints Lesson 3: Scheduling a Project Creating the Project Calendar Setting a Project Baseline Setting an Interim Plan Setting the Critical Path Lesson 4: Using Resources Resource Basics  more...
Microsoft Project Level II Advanced : Length: 1 day CPE: 8 hours PDUs: 6. 5 PMI Activity# 000400 Cost: $495 Prerequisites: Microsoft Project 2010 Level I Foundations or equivalent knowledge. People enrolling in this course should have the ability to create and update project plans in MS Project 2010. Target Student: This course is designed for a person who has an understanding of project management concepts, who has the basic skills to create and modify project plans using Microsoft Project 2010, and who needs to use Microsoft Project 2010 to manage and more...
MicrosoftOffice 2010 Transitioning from Office 2003 : identify the features that are common to all applications in the Microsoft Office suite. modify documents using Microsoft Office Word 2010. present spreadsheet data using Microsoft Office Excel 2010. create Microsoft Office PowerPoint 2010 presentations. work with databases using Access 2010. manage tasks using the new features in more...
Office 2007- New FeaturesTarget Student This course is a high-level overview of those features of Microsoft Office 2007 that a instructor led trainingbook : Target Student: This course is a high-level overview of those features of Microsoft Office 2007 that are new to the Office system - with a general overview of the most noticeable new features of each application. When working with newly designed Office programs, it will take some getting used to at first. The menus are gone and the toolbars have been replaced with the ribbon and contextual tabs. It might seem a bit cumbersome at first, but remember to think categorically. Office 2007 programs that use this new interface were more...
Office 2007-2 Days of NonstopTips, Shortcuts, and TImesavers instructor led training : Length: 2 days Prerequisites: prior experience with the various applications within the MS Office suite (versions 2007 and prior) Course Content: Learn every-day useful tools in Excel, Outlook, PowerPoint and Word. This course is designed for people who have either already attended formal training, or consider themselves seasoned users of each of the applications. Think you know the ins and outs of more...
OpenOffice The Free and Powerful Alternative to Microsoft : Course Description: This one-day course is designed for individuals seeking a free, yet compatible, alternative Microsoft Office. OpenOffice is the leading open-source office software suite for word processing, spreadsheets, presentations, graphics, databases and more. It stores all your data in an international open standard format that can easily be shared with virtually all other applications. Participants will get a hands-on, broad-brush overview of the complete OpenOffice suite including simplified download and installation more...
Outlook 2007 Crash Course Learn Outlook in one Day : This course is a fast-paced class that is designed for those who are familiar with the basics of Outlook and want to explore the functions and features that improve productivity in a corporate environment. In addition to covering the shortcuts and basics from the Foundations course, the Crash Course includes topics on Shared Calendars, Forms, Address Book management, Personal Folders, managing Outlook folders, mail management tools, Instant Search, Search Folders and more!
PMP Certification Crash Course - Prepare for Certification in Five Days : This course is designed for experienced project managers who want to increase their project management skills, apply a standards-based approach to project management, and prepare for Project Management Institute, Inc. (PMI) Project Management Professional (PMP ®) Certification.
PowerPoint 2007 Crash Course - Learn PowerPoint in One Day! instructor led trainingworkshop / seminar : Take this course if you are a a self-taught PowerPoint User and want to learn the new features, as well as the many powerful features of the new PowerPoint 2007. This course is designed to teach students how to create a professional, polished presentation from start to finish! Use Templates, graphics, Tables, Charts and more to wow your audience and make your presentation stand out!
Project Management Essentials : Time and CostThis course teaches students basic project-management techniques, including managing time and costs. Students will identify the features and attributes of a project, the steps and variables of the project management process, the effects of environmental, socioeconomic and organizational structure issues, and the responsibilities of a project manager. Course activities also cover defining the project scope, writing a project charter, developing a work breakdown structure, identifying time management components, describing schedule development, using mathematical analysis techniques, and assigning resources. Students will also learn how to more...
Project Management for Functional Managers Bridging the Gap Between Operations and Project Teams : Course Overview This must have course addresses a common gap between the functional manager of a project team and the actual project managers. The course explores the differences between Operations and Projects and how these differences affect the manner in which scope, schedule, cost and risk are approached in a project environment. The Functional Manager will gain insight into what documents can be expected from the project team and how to assess the quality of these documents. Course more...
Quickbooks Premier Accounting 2014 Crash Course Learn Quickbooks in Two Days : Prerequisites: You can successfully complete this training guide without any prior software knowledge or computer experience. A basic understanding of the computer operating system you are using is recommended. This training guide is dedicated to providing you with a flexible, high-performance learning system. Each guide is written to assume the user has no prior computer skills. If you are using the software for the first time, you will be introduced to its primary features. If you are familiar with the software, you will quickly learn the new features and functionality of this version. Regardless of your skill level, you will learn with the greatest of ease.
Quickbooks Pro 2011 Crash Course Learn Quickbooks in Two Days : This comprehensive 2-day course is designed for new or self-taught users of Quickbooks Pro 2011. The course will take participants from the setup of a new company, through invoicing clients, processing payments, working with inventory, creating reports, using preparing payroll and job/ time/ cost tracking
Social Marketing Boot Camp Creating Your Social Marketing Strategy : This full day workshop will provide you with a comprehensive introduction to Social Marketing. The seminar is divided into six different topics including: An Executive Overview, LinkedIn, Facebook, Blogging & Twitter and YouTube. We conclude the day with tips for creating your Social Marketing Strategy and how to measure your success. Please read below for more specific class information
Successful Small Project Management : Course Overview Small Project Management assumes that the student is skilled in basic project management processes, tools and techniques or has attended the Essentials for Project Management Teams or equivalent. This course focuses on the challenges of managing projects in a Functional or Weak Matrix Organization where resource availability is limited to a part time basis and where those resources may not be familiar with more...
The Consultative Process for Project Managers : A consultant is a person in a position with the ability to influence others; an individual, group, or organization; but lacks direct authority to make changes or implement programs. Every time you are asked to give advice with no direct control over the resources or actions, yet you want people to listen and heed your advice, you are acting as a consultant. Every time you give advice to someone who is in the position to make a decision, you are consulting. The moment a consultant has direct line control, they are acting as a manager. Many a staffa positions are consulting roles as they perform functions such as planning, recommending, assisting, and advising. The more...
Time Management for Time-Crunched Professionals : Course Overview: Although the promise of technology has been to increase free time by increasing efficiencies, many have found the opposite to be true. With technology, professionals seem more connected to work than ever before with email, cell phones, and a variety of other gadgets designed to help you stay connected. For many, this has blended the line between work and home creating a feeling of a workinga all the time. This doesna ™t have to be the case. Even jobs requiring an a always ona mentality can benefit from learning and using proven time management techniques. This course enables participants to immediately use a variety of prioritization more...
Word 2007 Crash Course - Learn Word in One Day : Lesson 1: Starting Out Meeting Microsoft Office Word 2007 Creating a Document Navigating in Your Document Doing More with Your Document Working with Your Document Getting Help in Word Lesson 2: The 2007 Interface Getting Acquainted The Quick Access Toolbar Ribbons and Chunks The Home Ribbon The Insert Ribbon  more...
Working as a High Performance Team : For a team to achieve peak performance, its members must involve, support, and trust one another. And they must share information and commit to a process that will lead to success. This course teaches employees how their team can transform itself into a top-performing unit that significantly enhances its impact on the organization. Participants learn the personal, interpersonal, and business advantages of working in teams.
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Agile Essentials Introduction to Agile Software Development : Software Projects Require More Than Traditional Skills This workshop focuses on establishing a baseline understanding to the core of the agile methods for software development. It is intended as an introduction for anyone who is or will be exposed to an agile team or where the methods are being actively used. Those participants include: Software Developers, Testers, Business Analysts, Project Managers and Managers and Directors of software organizations
Agile Project Management Introduction : Creating Agile Projects a Ita ™s More Than a Buzzword Agile methods are taking the IT and software development worlds by storm. Why? Because theya ™re effective and they better align with the realities of software development projectsa changing requirements, ever more challenging technologies, highly compressed schedules and evolving teams. This workshop teaches you how to adapt and respond to all of these challenges within your software projects. Software Projects Require More Than Traditional Project more...
Are Your Projects Successful Its All About Your People : The Challenge People are the ultimate source of project success and failure. This has been documented over and again in the CHAOS Study by the Standish Group. We have seen dynamic, energized teams succeed in seemingly impossible situations. On the other hand, people can kill promising projects through unrealistic expectations, poor communication, lack of executive support and much more. If we are to make our projects reproducibly successful, we must find solutions to these problems.
Building a Customer Centric Project Scope : Course Description: It is typically at the end of the Project Lifecycle that we see a project spin out of control. This is deceiving because the factors that cause the project to spin out of control are typically set in motion early in the project. Research shows that what we estimate, we generally estimate pretty well. Our problem is that we typically dona ™t estimate everything that we should have, and as one oversight after another cascades throughout the project lifecycle, the project budget and schedule push closer and closer to irrecoverable overruns. This short course more...
Building and Managing Project Budgets : Building and Managing Project Budgets delivers practical, hands-on training in the development and management of project budgets. Budgeting is viewed both from the portfolio level, where effective project selection is critical, and the project level where detailed planning is a must. Attendees are shown how to generate useful preliminary estimates; use a project charter to establish a solid foundation for project budgeting; use Work Breakdown Structure, Risk Analysis and other techniques to drive budget accuracy; employ more...
Choosing the Right Projects at the Right Time : Overview of the PPM Process How projects support Business Strategy The Project Selection Process Project Identification Project Selection Criteria Evaluating and Selecting Projects Project Categorization Project Prioritization and Funding Real World PPM
Essential Project Skills for Teams : The basics of project definition, planning and control Defining and managing project risk Planning for Organizational Adoption Managing stakeholder expectations Creating a communication management plan for any project Making effective decisions Managing conflict Effective delegation Good Meetings Practice Turning Lessons Recorded into Lessons Learned
Essentials of Project Portfolio Management : What is PPM? Fundamental PPM Concepts PPM Roles and Responsibilities Promise of PPM Prerequisites of PPM The PPM Process a Overview Portfolio Definition Process Stakeholders & Governance Project Identification & Categorization Evaluating Projects How to Fund Projects Effectively Reporting on Portfolio Results Implement formal PPM Organizational Adoption of PPM What is PPM? Fundamental PPM Concepts PPM Roles and more...
Microsoft Project 2010 Level I Foundations : This course is designed for a person who has an understanding of project management concepts, who is responsible for creating and modifying project plans, and who needs a tool to manage those project plans. The foundation is built by creating and defining the project calendar. From there the task list is produced and outlined. Various task properties are defined and discussed prior to the development of the project by creating the task dependency links. Next the students will be exposed to the definition of project resources which will in turn be assigned to the tasks. Subsequent topics evolve into resource leveling, crashing the critical path, and setting the project baseline. more...
Negotiation Skills for Project Managers : Course Overview We constantly negotiate in order to meet our goals and objectives and to accomplish our project tasks and activities. Essential time is wasted and relationships damaged when parties focus on a positionsa versus the underlying a interesta which defines the problem. Often we attack each other in trying to reach an agreement that WE will accept versus attacking the problem to achieve a wise outcome for both parties. When the words negotiate or negotiations are mentioned, people often a heara the word conflict and fear the worst. Why? Because far too many of us view negotiations as a win-lose proposition, or lose-win, depending on our past more...
One Page Project Plan : In One Page Project Plan we learn that putting the entire project into one page focuses the project management process and your energy. Project management identifies the who, what, when, where, how, how much and why for each project. In One Page Project Plan we customize a view of your project. This serves to making the project successful. You can see schedule, milestones, issues, risks, key resources, stakeholder, budget status and more on one page. This is more than simply a dashboard; One Page Project Plan shows you how to successfully manage the project with a dynamic one page view.
Program Management Professional PgMP Certification Prep Course : Program Management, unlike Project Management, is focused on realization of benefits to the organization in the overall coordinated management of their projects portfolio. This level of competency and maturity affords companies to provide better visibility, decision making, governance and management of demand to obtain achievement of strategic goals. PMIa ™s Program Management Professional (PgMP) ® credential recognizes the advanced experience and skill of more...
Project Management for IT Professionals : Prerequisites This course assumes some experience as a project team member. However, no specific prior PM training is required. Who Should Attend This course will be of special value to project managers and team leads who want a solid, guiding PM framework, experienced project managers who are looking for a refresher on foundational concepts and techniques, managers of project mangers, functional managers with project responsibility, and Project Management Office staff.
Project Management Fundamentals Best Practices : Course Overview This course is designed for individuals whose primary job is not project management, but who manage projects on an informal basis. Also, anyone who is considering a career path in project management and desiring a complete overview of the field and its generally accepted practices should take this course. Participants will examine the elements of sound project management and apply the generally recognized practices to successfully manage projects.
Project Management Professional PMP Crash Course Prepare for Certification in Five Days : Globally recognized and demanded, the Project Management Professional (PMP) ® credential demonstrates to employers, clients, and colleagues that a project manager possesses project management knowledge, experience and the skills to bring projects to successful completion. As the demand for skilled project managers is at a critically urgent level, practitioners who hold the PMP credential are well positioned to provide the professional skills necessary to lead project teams and achieve successful project results. The PMP recognizes the competence of an more...
Project Portfolio Management What Every Executive Must Know : This course explains how to optimize PPM. It describes steps you can take to ensure that only the highest value projects receive funding. Participants review governance options, the details of project selection and the need for measurement of business value. They are shown the ingredients for a project environment that ensures every project is fully supported and given what it needs to succeed. Project Portfolio Management: What Every Executive Must Know shows you how to maximize the return from your project more...
Recognizing and Managing Project Risk : Who should attend? This course is perfect for people who work engineering projects although all project managers will benefit from attending. This includes engineers, designers, project managers, planners, schedulers, and implementation personnel. It is well suited for new construction, refurbishment and repair project. We can customize this course for your team to include in-house tools you may already be using such as MS Project and MS Excel.
Risk Management Essentials for the Project Manager : Learning objectives include: Understanding the critical success factors for effective risk management Recognizing the value of risk management for project success Learn to emphasize positive, as well as negative risks Learn to use real world effective workplace tools and techniques to identify and analyze risks. Learn Quantitative Risk Analysis Tools and Techniques including Decision Trees and Monte Carlo analyses. Developing more...
Risk Management Professional PMI-RMP Certification Preparation Crash Course Prepare for Certification in Four Days : Prepare for the PMI Risk Management Professional certification exam (PMI-RMP ®) through this four day, instructor led course. This course offers an in-depth look at risk management through a PMI perspective, and is delivered in a combination of lecture and hands-on learning format. In this boot camp style course, you will receive a comprehensive introduction to project risk and cover the four primary exam objectives: Risk Communication Risk more...
The Core of Project Management Scope Time Cost and Delivery : Project Scope: Defining and controlling the work of the project Creating a budget that makes sense Resource-loaded schedule and the performance baseline Knowing where you are: Accurate status and forecasting with Earned Value Going in for a safe landing: Planning for delivery and transition to operations
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