Through this PMI "Best of Best" award winning workshop, you won’t just practice what you might do, you will experience it and actually do the work in an accelerated fashion. This course will share real life success stories and failures that will help guide you through both the Project R.E.A.L. experience and back on the job.
|Duration:||Classroom - 3 Days|
|Why Take This Course:||
The Project R.E.A.L. (Real ExperienceThe Project R.E.A.L. (Real Experience; Applied Learning) program is a hands-on, live project experience guided by experienced Facilitators with extensive backgrounds in Project Management, Business Analysis and 20+ years in Corporate America. Whether a Project Manager, Business Analyst, or both, you will expand on your previous experience in a robust, dynamic, and fast-paced environment. You will experience the pitfalls, roadblocks, curveballs, successes, and celebrations that happen on every project as part of a working team in a lively and safe environment!
Why take part in Project R.E.A.L.? It will teach you how to lead and make the tough decisions in moments of difficulty. Each individual’s experience will be unique. Each team will forge their own approach and path to success. What happens when the sponsor changes the due date – will you make the right decision? What happens when part of the project gets canceled – will you know what to do? What happens when a resource is changed or lost – how will you cope? What about that difficult stakeholder who changed the requirements – can you handle them? These questions and much more will be both experienced and resolved in the Project R.E.A.L. workshop!
You will take part in a full project life cycle playing multiple roles (PM, BA, QA, and Development), utilizing multiple methodologies, developing project artifacts, and completing tasks and deliverables of a real project.
You will actually fill various project roles, carry out the related responsibilities, and experience first hand how they function in a project. The workshop will prepare you to handle obstacles that can impede project success. You won’t just practice what you might do, you will experience it and actually do the work in an accelerated fashion. This course will share real life success stories and failures that will help guide you through both the Project R.E.A.L. experience and back on the job.
|Learn How To:||
The course will help you practically learn on the following areas:
This workshop may encounter the following project approaches
This workshop will progress through the following phases of a project (PMI definition)
Participants may encounter the following activities and outputs (but not be limited to)
Participants may encounter the following types of templates & models (but not be limited to)
|Format:||This is a dynamic, hands-on workshop set in an experiential learning environment using a variety of techniques and tools including guided exercises, class discussions, team discussions, pointed breaks, and if warranted, lectures. The instructor will oversee and/or participate in all activities and phases of the learning experience. To help assimilate the experience fully, there is a mixture of basic project templates, example artifacts, case study materials, handouts, and a participant workbook for your reference. Students will need to be prepared for the highest level of participation to get the most out of this course.|
|Who Should Attend:||Experienced Project Managers and Business Analysts.|
Students are required to have met at least one of the following requirements to participate in Project R.E.A.L.:
All participants must have a general understanding of various project approaches, project phases, project life cycles, and basic project templates.
Business Analysis Planning and Monitoring
Project Integration Management