The success or failure of a project can often be determined by the knowledge and skills of the project manager leading it. From courses for new project managers looking for an overview of the PM process to preparation courses for those looking to attain the Project Management Professional Certification, Rutgers’ customized training can help your team close more projects successfully. Whether you are looking for a one hour seminar, a half-day workshop, a customized certificate program, virtual training, or a topic for your next staff development day, we can help!
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I’m a New Project Manager! Where Do I Begin?
Are you new to Project Management? Have you been given a project to manage but have no idea where to start? We’re here to help! This course will provide an entry-level overview of the general project management process and the PM’s role throughout the process, with practical tips along the way. A case study will engage the attendees in developing a project charter or project plan for a fictional product.
Introduction to Agile Project Management
Agile Project Management is a method of managing short development cycles for small projects using an iterative development methodology and progressively elaborated incremental requirements. Risks and costs are reduced using continuous involvement of stakeholders. Participants in this Agile Project Management Introduction course will enhance their focus on approach, mindset, and principles to expand value to project success.
Introduction to Agile Project Management Video Preview
Introduction to Project Management
Project Management is critical to manage changes for today’s business and to achieve organizational success. Participants in this Project Management Introduction course will refresh their knowledge of skills, concepts, and techniques and build a foundation of Project Management knowledge.
Note: We also offer the Introduction to Project Management course as an open market offering that individual registrants can sign up for and attend. Learn more.
Project Leadership Basics
This informative workshop will break down the basics of project leadership, review how to avoid some of the common pitfalls, and discuss strategies integral to bringing your project in on time, on budget, and with satisfied stakeholders. A project leader has more of a focus on the people rather than the project. Leaders will learn how to engage and motivate their team by creating a vision and purpose around the project.
Project Management Certification Preparation
This 35-hour program will prepare participants to take the Project Management Professional exam, which leads to a globally-recognized certification credential based on the Project Management Institute® (PMI) Project Management Body of Knowledge (PMBOK). The PMBOK consists of competencies such as project integration, cost management, project control, risk management, quality management, communications management, and professional responsibility. These skills will prepare participants to become future Project Management leaders.
Note: We also offer a Project Management 35-Hour course as an open market offering that individual registrants can sign up for and attend. Learn more.
Things Happen! Managing Project Risks
Try as you may, there is no way to avoid taking risks in business, which is why it is best to forecast and assess project risks before decisions are made. The course will cover how to identify, measure, and analyze risks in projects of all sizes and scopes. Grounded in the processes and good practices of the Project Management Institute® (PMI), learn how to better handle things that may go wrong and take advantage of opportunities to increase project success. In this interactive course, you will have the chance to prepare a risk analysis and risk responses for a fictional project. Learn how to evaluate the risks your organization takes and understand how to minimize their impact.
Things Happen! Managing Project Risks Video Preview
Interested in Bringing Project Management Training to Your Organization?
These courses can be customized to suit the needs and initiatives of any organization.
To find out how to bring these topics — or any of our other staff training courses — to your company, please request a free consultation or contact us:
Sharon Gutterman, Senior Program Coordinator