Project Management Professional Learning Series

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Description

This learning series has been designed by project managers for project managers, to not only provide a solid foundation in both traditional/prescriptive project management and agile methodologies, but also equip participants with the knowledge, tools, and techniques to pass the Project Management Professional (PMP)® Certification Exam.

Additionally, we utilize “hands-on” exercises during the class to reinforce learning in a fun, interactive environment. Project exercises will receive a kick-start to the creation of key real-world deliverables, as well as tools to plan and manage them effectively.

Fundamental Project Management $1,495.00 15 PDUs In-person
Agile Project Management $1,695.00 15 PDUs In-person
PMP® Exam Prep $550.00 5 PDUs Online, asynchronous
Total $3,740.00 $3,190.00

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Sign up for both Fundamental and Agile and get the PMP® Exam Prep for FREE!

Who should participate?

  • Beginning project managers, project coordinators, “accidental” project managers and other team members who need to understand basic project management terminology and processes.
  • Experienced project managers who would like to refresh their skills or learn agile techniques.
  • Project Management Professionals (PMP)® who want to update their knowledge or those seeking to earn the (PMP)® Certification, by gaining the educational hours or Professional Development Units (PDUs) required for certification or renewal.
  • Anyone who needs to perform project management (either traditional/predictive or agile) in their current job or would like to investigate project management as a career.

Instructors

Kellie McDermott, PMP®, DASSM®, has over 12 years of experience providing training management, instructional design, and facilitation services to clients. She is a practicing project manager working with many different state and federal agencies and has designed and taught many project management topics over the years. She is certified as a trainer through the Project Management Institute's Train the Trainer Program and is passionate about teaching others about project management best practices.

Cory Camic, PMP®, DASSM®, has over 20 years of experience in the training and consulting industry, with proven ingenuity in the areas of team development and management, as well as leveraging solutions-based project management techniques to increase project success. Over his career, Cory has coordinated and executed training projects which have delivered training to thousands of students, across a variety of industries, throughout the United States. He enjoys working with organizations to implement solutions that bring measurable value to the organization and provide individual benefit to the training participants. Currently, Cory is serving as the Communication and Training lead on an E-PMO implementation for the Wisconsin Division of Medicaid Services, which is charged with modernizing all Medicaid Systems for the state of Wisconsin.

Schedule

The Project Management Professional Learning Series is typically held every Thursday evening in-person from 6:00pm - 9:00pm with five (5) sessions for Fundamental Project Management and five (5) sessions for Agile Project Management for a total of ten (10) three-hour sessions for the entire series.

For more information, contact Tora Stubberud-Dobbs at tora.ks@uky.edu

This program will provide the attendee a solid understanding of the fundamental building blocks of project management, and an introduction of best practices that can be used in all endeavors by people across all industries and organizations. Participants learn, from experienced project managers, the concepts, terms, tools, and techniques needed to communicate about, organize, monitor, and successfully complete projects.

This program serves as the foundation on which all other project management development builds. It will provide 15 hours of educational credit from the Project Management Institute (PMI)® for those seeking their Project Management Professional (PMP)® certification or 15 Professional Development Units (PDUs) for those already certified.

In-person every Thursday evening from 6:00 pm to 9:00 pm from February 9, 2023 through March 9, 2023.
Outline & Schedule
Module 1: Introduction & Project Management Framework February 9, 2023
Module 2: Project Initiating & Planning February 16, 2023
Module 3: Project Planning (continued) February 23, 2023
Module 4: Project Executing, Monitoring & Controlling March 2, 2023
Module 5: Project Closing, Trends in Project Management and Bringing It All Together March 9, 2023

In today's fast-paced business world, there isn't always time to do traditional project delivery. Project Managers and project teams need to be more flexible in their approach. This course provides a solid understanding of the fundamental building blocks for utilizing the best of the spectrum of Agile approaches in a format that replicates a short Agile Iteration Cycle. Students learn from experienced Agile project managers the concepts, terms, tools, and techniques they can use to successfully work with their organizations and teams to complete Agile projects.

This program serves as the second part of the fundamental project management workshop, but can also be taken as standalone course. It will provide 15 hours of educational credit from the Project Management Institute (PMI)® for those seeking their Project Management Professional (PMP)® certification or 20 Professional Development Units (PDUs) for those already certified.

In-person every Thursday evening from 6:00 pm to 9:00 pm from March 23, 2023 through April 27, 2023.
Outline & Schedule
Module 1: Introduction & Agile Basics March 23, 2023
Module 2: Development Approach/Life Cycles & Project Initiation March 30, 2023
Break
Module 3: Agile Teams & Project Planning April 13, 2023
Module 4: Implementing Agile April 20, 2023
Module 5: Continuous Improvement & Project Closeout April 27, 2023

Need a refresher before taking the PMP exam? Need some more hours to qualify to sit for the exam? This is the course for you. This course provides quality information in the form of previously recorded study sessions. These study sessions go over the important information you need to know to pass the exam. Most sessions contain tips and tricks for the exam and end with sample questions that you may encounter on the exam. You can also hear the discussions and questions from the participants. Sessions are broken down into short chunks to make studying a little easier and any references to materials will be included in the Files section of the course. Please take notes, make flashcards, pause the videos to answer questions before hearing the answer - whatever study strategy helps you.

This course will provide 5 hours of educational credit from the Project Management Institute (PMI)® for those seeking their Project Management Professional (PMP)® certification or 5 Professional Development Units (PDUs) for those already certified. Please note that this course alone does not qualify as the entire 35 hours of formal education needed to sit for the PMP exam.

Cancellation Policy:

Time prior to service Charge
3 weeks or more No charge
2-3 weeks Half charge
Less than 1 week Full amount