April 7-9, 2014
May 5-7, 2014
8:30 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.
$1,595 per person
Online Registration (14 days before seminar)
$1,495 per person
to change for future programs
in PDF format
Advanced Project Management
with Team Simulation
21 PMI PDUs / 2.1 CEUs
We’ve updated our Advanced Project Management Course to include an online interactive project simulation to test not only knowledge, but performance. Learn by making actual project decisions.
This course picks up where other traditional project management courses leave off. Participants learn to monitor a project using SimulTrain®, software that provides a simulation for planning and executing phases of a project. During project execution, participants are placed in common situations that generate stress and require timely decisions that affect not only project performance but team motivation.
This class also focuses on advance project management competencies, tools and techniques. If you manage projects every day and need advanced skills, this course is for you. It is the second step for continued development for any project manager as well as foundation for the Project Management Professional (PMP®) exam certification. Participants receive the Project Management Institute, A Guide to Project Management Body of Knowledge (PMBOK® Guide) - Fifth Edition, Project Management Institute, Inc., 2013, as well as other classroom materials.
Learn “real” project and resource management: leading and engaging stakeholders, motivating team members, making decisions, allocating resources
Demonstrate controlling the big picture: performance measurement using Earned Value Management, Schmidt charting, schedule control, rolling wave development process
Understand the project management maturity model, project management methodologies, critical chain schedule development, continuous improvement, Six Sigma and managing multiple projects and inherited projects
Monitor risk management processes and attitudes towards risk with risk analysis techniques and tools and planned responses
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Who Should Attend:
For maximum benefit, we strongly recommendthat participants attend Developing Project Management Skills or an equivalent course and have at least one-year practical project management experience. Participants should review project management principles prior to attending this course.
Courses Available in
Project Management Certificate
PMP® Exam Preparation
brings over twenty years of practical experience in the discipline of
project management to Capstone Development International, LLC.
Additionally, he has over ten years of classroom experience in adult
education and serves as adjunct faculty for The University of Texas at
Arlington, The American Management Association, and The International
Institute for Learning and is a former USAF Master Instructor. He is
also an active member of both the Dallas and Fort Worth Chapters of the
Project Management Institute.
As a project director, Mike has successfully planned and executed
projects of varying complexity with budgets in the multi-million dollar
range. His expertise extends to developing project management
methodologies, critical chain project management, risk management,
resource management, establishing long-term customer relations,
organizational dynamics, change management, and instructional system
Applying his worldwide experiences in management and training, Mike
creates practical, results-oriented approaches for defining and
delivering results. Innovative needs analysis techniques and established
methodology have allowed him to guide leading organizations in business,
industry and government through the difficult stages of goals
definition, planning, and schedule analysis to achieve timely and cost
effective programs. Mike has worked with a variety of industries
including PEMEX, J.P. Morgan Chase, General Electric, USAF RED HORSE,
Nokia, Alcon Labs, National Instruments, and Brinker International.
In addition to certification as a Project Management Professional by the
Project Management Institute, Mike has a Bachelor of Science degree from
Regis University in Technical Management. He has an additional degree in
Electronics Technology and has continued to advance his education with
courses in time management, production control, inventory management,
master planning, capacity planning, computer programming, ISO 9000
auditor procedures, interactive management, academic counseling,
instructional systems development, test and measurement.
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