SYNOPSIS

This one-day course provides an overview of project management concepts and is in alignment with PMI standards. It is suitable for project managers, those participating on projects, or for those seeking a better understanding of project management.

 

City: Rochester
Date: August 17, 2017
Class Hours: 8:00am-4:30pm
PDUs: 8
Location: The Project Solvers' Training Facility in East Rochester
Cost:

Early Bird rate until July 27th - $274-

$299 - volume discount applies

 


 After completing this course participants will :

  • Understand the life cycle of a project and the role the project manager has in it
  • Understand the various roles and stakeholders associated with a project
  • Understand the various organizational structures and how the way in which an organization is structured can impact the authority of a project manager
  • Learn the importance and components of a project charter
  • Learn how to create a project scope statement
  • Learn how to identify and manage risk as well as create and use a risk matrix 
  • Learn the benefits of and how to create a Work Breakdown Structure
  • Learn the benefits of and how to create a Network Diagrams
  • Learn the importance of and be able to identify the critical path
  • Learn various estimating techniques and how to create a Project Schedule
  • Learn how to determine project costs
  • Learn how to create a communication plan
  • Learn earned value techniques in order to track and forecast project status
  • Understand the concepts of quality assurance and quality control
  • Learn how to effectively and efficiently communicate project performance
  • Learn how to close out a project
 

SYNOPSIS

This one-day course provides an overview of project management concepts and is in alignment with PMI standards. It is suitable for project managers, those participating on projects, or for those seeking a better understanding of project management.

 

City: Rochester
Date: August 3rd, 2017
Class Hours: 8:00am-4:30pm
PDUs: 8
Location: The Project Solvers' Training Facility in East Rochester
Cost:

Early Bird rate until July 13th - $274-

$299 - volume discount applies

 


 After completing this course participants will :

  • Understand the life cycle of a project and the role the project manager has in it
  • Understand the various roles and stakeholders associated with a project
  • Understand the various organizational structures and how the way in which an organization is structured can impact the authority of a project manager
  • Learn the importance and components of a project charter
  • Learn how to create a project scope statement
  • Learn how to identify and manage risk as well as create and use a risk matrix 
  • Learn the benefits of and how to create a Work Breakdown Structure
  • Learn the benefits of and how to create a Network Diagrams
  • Learn the importance of and be able to identify the critical path
  • Learn various estimating techniques and how to create a Project Schedule
  • Learn how to determine project costs
  • Learn how to create a communication plan
  • Learn earned value techniques in order to track and forecast project status
  • Understand the concepts of quality assurance and quality control
  • Learn how to effectively and efficiently communicate project performance
  • Learn how to close out a project
 

SYNOPSIS

This one-day course provides an overview of project management concepts and is in alignment with PMI standards. It is suitable for project managers, those participating on projects, or for those seeking a better understanding of project management.

 

City: Rochester
Date: July 20, 2017
Class Hours: 8:00am-4:30pm
PDUs: 8
Location: The Project Solvers' Training Facility in East Rochester
Cost:

Early Bird rate until June 29th - $274-

$299 - volume discount applies

 


 After completing this course participants will :

  • Understand the life cycle of a project and the role the project manager has in it
  • Understand the various roles and stakeholders associated with a project
  • Understand the various organizational structures and how the way in which an organization is structured can impact the authority of a project manager
  • Learn the importance and components of a project charter
  • Learn how to create a project scope statement
  • Learn how to identify and manage risk as well as create and use a risk matrix 
  • Learn the benefits of and how to create a Work Breakdown Structure
  • Learn the benefits of and how to create a Network Diagrams
  • Learn the importance of and be able to identify the critical path
  • Learn various estimating techniques and how to create a Project Schedule
  • Learn how to determine project costs
  • Learn how to create a communication plan
  • Learn earned value techniques in order to track and forecast project status
  • Understand the concepts of quality assurance and quality control
  • Learn how to effectively and efficiently communicate project performance
  • Learn how to close out a project
 

Project Solvers, a PMI Registered Education Provider that is headquartered in Rochester, NY,  is partnering with Palisade Corporation to bring a first-ever course on Monte Carlo modeling as it applies to project management to Rochester. This course has been running in major cities around the country and in Europe, South America, and Asia and we are delighted to be able to bring it here to upstate NY.

The REP designation is important since it indicates that our curriculum has
passed a stringent quality review and is in conformance with all applicable PMI standards.

Duration:
One day
Class Hours:

8:00am - 4:30pm

PDUs/Contact Hours: 8
Date: Monday, June 6, 2016
Location: The Piano Works Mall, 349 West Commerical St, Suite 2320, East Rochester, NY 14445
Instructor: Jose Raul Castro Esparza, PhD
Cost:

This is normally a 2-day course that sells for $1499. We are bringing to Rochester at a reduced price!

Regular price: $699

Groups of 3-4: $649 each

Groups of 5-9: $629 each

Groups of 10+: $599

Included:

  • Lunch
  • Coffee, bottled water, snacks

 

Overview:

Learn how this popular tool by Palisade, Inc. can help you make decisions with high certainty. Training will show you how to build models in MS Project and Excel that will help you answer questions such as “What are the chances of completing this project on time and under budget?”, “How much contingency should we allocate?”  @RISK® is used to answer these and many other project management questions every day. An important application of @RISK is the analysis of risks in cost estimation and project scheduling. 

Topics Covered:

  • Introduction to Palisade Corporation and course contents
  • Introduction to Project Risk Analysis
  • Introduction to Probability, Background Statistics,  Monte Carlo Simulation and Common Distributions
  • The @RISK Interface: menus, icons, windows and dialogs
  • Importing a MSProject file into @RISK 6
  • Checking schedule logic
  • Creating a Simple Model
  • Adding Uncertainty and Variation to the Model
  • Examination of Simulation Results
  • Setting Simulation Parameters
  • Interpretation of Results
  • Sensitivity Analysis
  • Generating Reports and Probabilistic Gantt Charts
  • Tools to Facilitate the Creation of Models
    • Risk Categories
    • Parameter Entry Tables

Prerequisites:

Please note: Participants bring their own laptops. (No laptops are provided.). If you do not have the software you will be able to access a trial copy for the class.

You need to have basic knowledge about the following aspects:

  • PMBOKR  Guide Project lifecycle process.
  • MS Project and scheduling
  • Project Estimates.

You don’t need to know anything about the following:

  • ISO31000:2009.
  • Monte Carlo method.
  • @RISK skills & knowledge

 

Instructor: Jose Raul Castro Esparza, PhD

José Raúl Castro Esparza is a consultant and a full time professor at BUAP (Benemérita Universidad Autónoma de Puebla) in Puebla, Mexico where he co-founded the career of Actuarial Sciences. He earned his bachelor’s degree as an Actuary from Universidad de las Américas, Puebla (UDLAP), an MBA at Universidad Iberoamericana (IBERO) and a Ph. D. in Finance from Universidad Popular Autónoma del Estado de Puebla (UPAEP). Dr. Castro’s experience accounts for over 10 years in the chemical industry, working in the areas of Financial and Logistics Planning for companies such as Ciba-Geigy, Novartis Crop Protection and Syngenta. In the academic field he has taught for over 20 years a variety of Risk Analysis and Computer Modelling courses at a graduate and undergraduate level.

We are a PMI Registered Education Provider, providing you with the assurance of meeting the quality review requirements of the Project Management Institute.

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