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Tuesday
Mar 12, 2013
PMP Exam Preparation
through Advisicon

28 PDUs available for this course

Course Description

Your career depends on your ability to demonstrate Industry Best Practices in project management. Project Management Professional (PMP) certification is the industry standard for project managers to validate and certify that you understand and can manage projects to Industry Best Practices.

This course prepares you to take and pass the Project Management Professional (PMP) certification exam from the Project Management Institute (PMI), by offering an in-depth examination of the required study areas. The experienced Advisicon instructors know the exam inside and out, and share their valuable tips and tricks for mastering the PMBOK concepts and passing the exam.

Included Materials

The Project Management Body of Knowledge (PMBOK), 4th Edition is the global standard for project management and is provided to course participants. It outlines the PMI framework of 9 Knowledge areas, 5 Process Groups, and the 44 Processes contained in the PMP exam.

Also provded to course participants is Andy Crowe's The PMP Exam How to Pass on Your First Try, an invaluable reference for those seeking to craft the simplest set of complete and effective requirements.

In addition to the printed manual each participant will receive a searchable CD of tools and templates to aid them in capturing, prioritizing and tracking requirements.

Who should to take this course?

Anyone preparing to take and PASS the the Project Management Institute's PMP exam. Please see the PMI website to review eligibility requirements.

Course Instructors & Accreditation

Advisicon is a PMI Registered Education Provider and an accredited Microsoft Gold Certified Partner. This course will be taught by an experienced Advisicon instructor, all of whom are PMI certified PMPs.

Course Outline

  • The 5 major project management processes, including inputs, outputs, tools, techniques, and terminology
  • How each process relates to the 9 project management knowledge areas
  • The project management framework and how processes flow within it
  • The professional responsibility subject matter PMI has added to the exam
  • The PMI formulas related to cost, time, quality, and risk, and the ability to apply them in real scenarios
  • How to produce network diagrams, calculate critical path, float, and lag, and the terms, tools, and techniques that apply to them
  • Test taking strategies to help you understand and decode PMI's test questions and avoid common traps and pitfalls
  • A working knowledge of PMI's vocabulary and terms.

Registration

Register at http://pmp-exam-prep.eventbrite.com/

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Monday
Apr 29, 2013
PMP Exam Preparation
through Advisicon

28 PDUs available for this course

Course Description

Your career depends on your ability to demonstrate Industry Best Practices in project management. Project Management Professional (PMP) certification is the industry standard for project managers to validate and certify that you understand and can manage projects to Industry Best Practices.

This course prepares you to take and pass the Project Management Professional (PMP) certification exam from the Project Management Institute (PMI), by offering an in-depth examination of the required study areas. The experienced Advisicon instructors know the exam inside and out, and share their valuable tips and tricks for mastering the PMBOK concepts and passing the exam.

Included Materials

The Project Management Body of Knowledge (PMBOK), 4th Edition is the global standard for project management and is provided to course participants. It outlines the PMI framework of 9 Knowledge areas, 5 Process Groups, and the 44 Processes contained in the PMP exam.

Also provded to course participants is Andy Crowe's The PMP Exam How to Pass on Your First Try, an invaluable reference for those seeking to craft the simplest set of complete and effective requirements.

In addition to the printed manual each participant will receive a searchable CD of tools and templates to aid them in capturing, prioritizing and tracking requirements.

Who should to take this course?

Anyone preparing to take and PASS the the Project Management Institute's PMP exam. Please see the PMI website to review eligibility requirements.

Course Instructors & Accreditation

Advisicon is a Project Management Institute (PMI) Registered Education Provider (REP) and an accredited Microsoft Gold Certified Partner. This course will be taught by an experienced Advisicon instructor, all of whom are industry experts in the field of project management.

Course Outline

  • The 5 major project management processes, including inputs, outputs, tools, techniques, and terminology
  • How each process relates to the 9 project management knowledge areas
  • The project management framework and how processes flow within it
  • The professional responsibility subject matter PMI has added to the exam
  • The PMI formulas related to cost, time, quality, and risk, and the ability to apply them in real scenarios
  • How to produce network diagrams, calculate critical path, float, and lag, and the terms, tools, and techniques that apply to them
  • Test taking strategies to help you understand and decode PMI's test questions and avoid common traps and pitfalls
  • A working knowledge of PMI's vocabulary and terms.

Registration

Register at http://pmp-exam-prep.eventbrite.com/

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Friday
Aug 23, 2013
THE POWER OF PROFESSIONALISM/12th Annual Managing Projects Programs and Portfolios Conference
DoubleTree Hotel & Executive Meeting Center Portland - Lloyd Center

Friday, August 23, 2013

This premier educational event takes place every August.

Come join us to . . .

  • Learn the latest tools, tips, techniques and trends in project, program and portfolio management that will help you take your career to the next level and improve your organizational success.

  • Network and share ideas and experiences with executives, project, program and portfolio managers, sponsors, and other practitioners from a wide variety of industries, government agencies, and educational institutions.

  • Earn professional development units (PDUs) toward maintaining your PMI credential.

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Saturday
Feb 25, 2017
Intel Scrum Certification Workshop
Portland State University Engineering Building

Want to learn how to take your projects to the next level? Practical, Hands-on Training for Scrum

Join us for an all day Scrum workshop on Feburary 25th, 2017; hosted by the IBEA featuring Suzanne Ward MBA MEng PMP CSM CSPO PSM CSP, a Scrum Master & Agile Coach/Trainer from Intel.

Our world is changing fast. Markets and consumers are demanding faster, cheaper and better products. Demands for quicker turnaround on new product development and innovation have only increased. How do companies like Google, Yahoo, Amazon, and Apple keep up? They practice agile techniques, in particular they utilize scrum to manage their projects.

Scrum has the power to transform project management across every industry, every business, and even across your personal life. By using Scrum, you’ll become more agile, discovering how to react more quickly and respond more accurately to the inevitable change that comes your way. By staying focused, collaborating, and communicating with customers and your team, you can accomplish what truly needs to be done — successfully. Come get a taste of the future of project management and learn about the Scrum process. This one day classroom training with exercises will cover the material from scrum introduction certification class and Product Owner role in the Scrum Process.

STRUCTURE OF EVENT: Day 1 – Learn about the Scrum Process, Learn what a Scrum Master is responsible for, come away with insights on how to manage your next project

BENEFITS Retain more information because of our unique hands-on approach; based on the latest research into brain science Be entertained by stories from our real-world experienced and knowledgeable instructors Maximize investments already made by gaining valuable Professional Development Units (PDUs) Increase your personal worth within your company and in the marketplace Network with people from Intel Corporation and other software companies

Additional for Audience: SW Engineers: eXtreme Programming, Test Driven Development, Pair Programming Project Managers: Bridging the Gap between Project Management and Scrum

WHO SHOULD COME? People whose work is completed through projects and through teams; Software Engineers, Marketing Professionals, Project Managers, Technology Professionals.

ADDITIONAL BENEFITS? FOR FURTHER INFORMATION: PLEASE CONTACT US AT [email protected].

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Saturday
Jun 9
Scaled Agile Framework (SAFe) Agilist Training -Two Days Training
through Union Bank Tower

Intro to Scaled Agile Framework Agilist (SAFe) Training Two Days Training

Join us for a two-day Scaled Agile Framework workshop on June 09th, 2018 and June 16th, 2018; featuring Jay Mittal PMP, CSM, CSPO, SA, SPC; an experienced Project and Product Manager, whose client list include many of the Fortune 500 companies, including Nike and Standard insurance in Portland, OR. Jay is a certified trainer for SAFe Scrum Master, SAFe Product Owner, and SAFe Agilist courses.

Blockbuster. Kodak. Tower Records. Nokia. Taxi Industry. Compaq. These companie were all iconic market leaders that couldn’t adapt to new business models and technology innovations ahead of their competitors. Our world is changing fast. Markets and consumers are demanding faster, cheaper, and better products. Demands for quicker turnaround on new product development and innovation have only increased. Enterprises must learn how to adapt quickly to these changing technologies and economic conditions or they will become extinct, no matter their size, smarts, or strength. This holds true even for businesses that don’t consider themselves Information Technology (IT) or software companies. Professional services, financial services, healthcare institutions, and government entities are all highly dependent on their ability to produce new technology-based products and services. How do companies like Google, Yahoo, Amazon, and Apple keep up? They practice agile techniques.

Come get a taste of the future of management and learn about SAFe (Scaled Agile Framework). This two day classroom training with exercises will cover the material from SAFe Agilist (SA) Certification program and is for executives, managers and Agile change agents who are responsible for leading a Lean/Agile change initiative in a large software enterprise.

FAMOUS LAST WORDS:

IBM: "There will only ever be a need for 100 computers." DEC: "No one would ever buy a personal computer." Blockbuster: "People don't want to watch films over the internet." Novell: "Our technology is much more sophisticated than Microsoft." Bookstores: "People want to pick up and handle the books, not read them on the computer." SONY: "Beta technology is far superior to VHS." LOTUS: "Our spreadsheet is far superior to Microsoft even if it is complicated." NOKIA: "Our phones are the world standard, even if they are proprietary." TOWER RECORDS: "People want to own their own music, not rent it online." BlackBerry: "Our security is what companies want, they won't let Android or iPhones on their network, even if our stuff costs more." Kodak: "People will always prefer film cameras, even if we invented digital ones."

LEARNING OBJECTIVES:

– Learn about the Scrum Process. Learn what a Product Owner and Scrum Master is responsible for. Come away with insights on how to manage your next project – Learn about the Scaled Agile Framework for enterprises. Learn what a Product Owner and Scrum Master is responsible for. And how large organizations like Intel, Nike, Google, and Apple are implementing Agile techniques in Scaled environments. Come away with insights on how to manage your next projects.

BENEFITS:

  • Retain more information because of our unique hands-on approach; based on the latest research into brain science
  • Be entertained by stories from our real-world experienced and knowledgeable instructors
  • Maximize investments already made by gaining valuable Professional Development Units (PDUs)
  • Increase your personal worth within your company and in the marketplace Network with people from Intel Corporation and other software companies

WHO SHOULD COME?

People whose work is completed through projects and through teams; Software Engineers, Marketing Professionals, Project Managers, Technology Professionals, Students in MBA or undergrad business programs.

JAY MITTAL’S CAREER ACCOMPLISHMENTS:

  • Highly skilled professional with over fifteen years of experience, Jay has extensive experience in diverse software and hardware platforms providing management, leadership, analysis, design, development, migration to implement business technology solutions.
  • Experienced in complete life cycle of software development projects in both Waterfall and Agile frameworks including working as Project Manager, - Product Manager, Scrum Master and Agile coach.
  • Consulting experience with Standard Insurance, Anthem Insurance, Nike, Michelin Tire, Novelis, WebMD.
  • Experienced in different Industry Verticals including: Retail, Life & Health Insurance, Manufacturing, Advertising, and Banking.
  • Worked as Project and Product Manager with Fortune 500 companies. Client list include Nike, Standard Insurance, Michelin Tire, and WebMD.

JAY MITTAL'S CERTIFICATIONS:

  • Implementing Scaled Agile Framework - SAFe 4.5 Program Consultant (SPC)
  • Leading Scaled Agile Framework - SAFe 4.5 Agilist (SA)
  • Scaled Agile Framework for Teams - SAFe 4.5 Practitioner (SP)
  • Scrum Alliance Certified Scrum Master (CSM)
  • Scrum Alliance Certified Scrum Product Owner (CSPO)
  • PMI certified Project Management Professional (PMP)
  • Microsoft Certified Professional (MCP - MS Project 2010)

CERTIFICATIONS FOR THIS TRAINING:

This workshop is meant to introduce professionals and students to the Scrum methodology, though the material we cover will give you the knowledge and material covered in the exam for the Professional Scrum Master (PSM) certification. https://www.scrum.org/. Our students have gone on to take this test after the event, and passed.

ADDITIONAL BENEFITS?

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION: PLEASE CONTACT US AT [email protected]. P.S. Location might change due to size of class. If this is the case; we'll be using a different venue in the downtown Portland Area.

RSVP Now: http://bit.ly/agiletraining2018

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Saturday
Jun 23
Scrum Certification Workshop
Portland State University

Want to learn how to take your projects to the Next Level

Practical, Hands-on Training for Scrum

Join us for an all day Scrum workshop on June 23rd, 2018; featuring Suzanne Ward MBA MEng PMP CSM CSPO PSM CSP, a Scrum Master & Agile Coach/Trainer from Intel.

Our world is changing fast. Markets and consumers are demanding faster, cheaper and better products. Demands for quicker turnaround on new product development and innovation have only increased. How do companies like Google, Yahoo, Amazon, and Apple keep up? They practice agile techniques, in particular they utilize scrum to manage their projects. Scrum has the power to transform project management across every industry, every business, and even across your personal life. By using Scrum, you’ll become more agile, discovering how to react more quickly and respond more accurately to the inevitable change that comes your way. By staying focused, collaborating, and communicating with customers and your team, you can accomplish what truly needs to be done — successfully.

Come get a taste of the future of project management and learn about the Scrum process. This one day classroom training with exercises will cover the material from scrum introduction certification class and Product Owner role in the Scrum Process.

LEARNING OBJECTIVES

– Learn about the Scrum Process. Learn what a Product Owner and Scrum Master is responsible for. Come away with insights on how to manage your next project

BENEFITS

Retain more information because of our unique hands-on approach; based on the latest research into brain science Be entertained by stories from our real-world experienced and knowledgeable instructors Maximize investments already made by gaining valuable Professional Development Units (PDUs) Increase your personal worth within your company and in the marketplace Network with people from Intel Corporation and other software companies

ADDITIONAL FOR AUDIENCE

SW Engineers: eXtreme Programming, Test Driven Development, Pair Programming, Project Managers: Bridging the Gap between Project Management and Scrum

WHO SHOULD COME?

People whose work is completed through projects and through teams; Software Engineers, Marketing Professionals, Project Managers, Technology Professionals, Students in MBA or undergrad business programs.

SPEAKER'S CAREER ACCOMPLISHMENTS

Product, Brand, and Marketing Management in diverse range of markets and industries, with P&L responsibilities up to $100 million annual sales. Quick Learner of new industries/product offerings with results-oriented achievements. Created excitement around a static accessories category in condensed timeframe. Created full line of support, educational, training, and presentation materials. Impact of efforts increased sales from $16.4M to $37.2M in 24 months. Program management for multiple high tech/electronic development projects, averaging $3 million annual budget. Serve in project manager and product manager capacities. Two successful worldwide launches in 3 years. $1M annual OEM/B2B sales and $10M annual sales. Combine demonstrated product management leadership experience with strong hands-on technical background. Equally comfortable delving into product requirements with hard-core engineers as well as presenting to executive level decision makers. Uniquely skilled at fostering new ideas, building successful cross-functional teams, and nurturing a culture of consumer-driven product development and user experience innovation. Experience working in and managing cross-functional, cross-division, cross-geographic and multi-cultural sales, marketing and engineering organizations. International program management, sourcing, engineering, OEM/ODM management/development experience. Overseas work assignments in EU and Asia with extended stay in Asia.

SUZANNE WARD'S CERTIFICATIONS

PMP, Project Management Professional, Project Management Institute PSM, Professional Scrum Master, Scrum.org CSM, CSPO, Certified Scrum Master, Certified Scrum Product Owner, Scrum Alliance CSP, Certified Scrum Professional, Scrum Alliance

CERTIFICATIONS FOR THIS TRAINING

This workshop is meant to introduce professionals and students to the Scrum methodology, though the material we cover will give you the knowledge and material covered in the exam for the Professional Scrum Master (PSM) certification. https://www.scrum.org/. Our students have gone on to take this test after the event, and passed.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION: PLEASE CONTACT US AT [email protected]. P.S. Location might change due to size of class. If this is the case; we'll be using a different venue in the downtown Portland Area.

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