Education Program


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The PMINYC Education Program invites members and non-members to courses that help you Learn, Earn and Advance. Please click the link or contact us at Education-Team@pminyc.org for more info.

Education Offerings  

The following classes / workshops have links below:

     - CAPM, PMP, PgMP, PfMP, CSM, CSPO

     - Disciplined Agile (101; Personas; Hot Topics for Exam Prep)

     - Jira (Fundamentals and Intermediate)

     - Hybrid Project Management

     - Change Management: for Professionals; Boot Camp

     - Leadership, Transformation, Planning and Soft Skill events

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Attaining the entry-level CAPM certification shows your capability to work as part of a project team, with demonstrable knowledge of project management best practices. The CAPM certification ensures that the certified individual has the fundamental knowledge of project management and its associated processes.

 

This one-day workshop is to introduce/reinforce the fundamentals of Disciplined Agile. The participants will have the opportunity to apply DA to current, real-life projects. This hands-on approach reinforces the fundamentals of DA and begins a solid foundation for creating a new Way of Working.

 

This one-day Disciplined Agile course will provide an opportunity for hands-on use of the DA Toolkit. This Master Class will enable participants to get started with Disciplined Agile. A persona-based approach is taken, so each participant can focus on their context, their situation, their project or program, their current or desired role. The basics of DA are reviewed, personas introduced, and based on a real-life project or a suggested simulation the participants dig deep into the toolkit to craft their new approach to their way of working.

 

This one-day course is to review all the Hot Topics required for success with your DASM certification. You should have completed the first milestone of completing the official PMI DASM course. A big congrats on that milestone.

Perhaps you took the on-demand course and want a review, or perhaps were not able to take the exam as planned, priorities changed, and now you want to refresh the subject area to prep for the certification. We have compiled this list of Hot Topics for your preparation.

 

The DASSM designation is available to those with 3 years of agile experience. This course is designed for those who have achieved the official PMI course- completion milestone for DASSM* and wish to have a refresher of the key content areas. Thus, you have yet to take the DASSM certification exam and want to validate your understanding of the required topics.

This course is designed to give you a rapid-fire review of all the Hot Topics required for success with the DASSM. The complete list of what must be mastered from the DA constructs to the requisite soft skills and leadership skills.

 

This course applies a combination of traditional lecturing of key concepts, discussion of cases, review of important artifacts, sharing of experiences and access to the PgMP Exam Simulator, which contains over 1,800 questions.

 

Jira fundamentals training is targeted for team members and those in an oversight role for technology delivery and sustainment programs. The hands-on training teaches students how to use Jira to manage and track their work in an immersive environment that simulates a large, diverse organization. The course covers Jira fundamentals such as how to create and search for issues, as well as how to use popular Agile methods Scrum and Kanban while putting them in a practical context.

 

Jira intermediate training is targeted for team members and those in an oversight role for technology delivery and sustainment programs. The hands-on training teaches students how to use Jira to manage and track their work in an immersive environment that simulates a large, diverse organization. Thoughtfully configured and enhanced with a carefully curated set of plugins, the training highlights lessons learned and best practices, demonstrating how effortless Jira can be.

 

In working toward creating an agile culture, it’s about finding the right path and support. This CSM course provides a comprehensive review of everything scrum. It deep dives into the scrum framework, covering its history from origins to principles to how to apply it in practical settings If you’ve ever wanted to know everything about scrum, this is the course for you. The experienced instructor will deliver invaluable information and engage you with interactive learning activities. By understanding all the components of scrum, you’ll be able to apply agile techniques to your product development.

 

In working toward creating an agile culture, it’s about finding the right path and support. One role that will be influential in your transformation is the product owner. This course provides product owners the foundational tools and knowledge to master the responsibilities of product ownership.

 

You will learn how to build and manage a team, and to plan, execute, and complete a project that is aligned to the business environment. You will learn the tools and techniques to create a high-performing team, plan, manage and execute a project, keep the team on track and assess the project work.

 

The PfMP Bootcamp applies a combination of traditional lecturing' discussion of cases, review of important artifacts, and sharing of experiences. The course includes access to the PfMP Exam Simulator, which contains over 1,700 questions.

 

Participants learn how to successfully plan and execute organizational change including "how to apply behavior to trigger, action and reinforce change" and "how to mitigate and manage change risks such as readiness, resistance, and saturation".

 

This virtual class explores ways to successfully use Agile approaches with the Traditional Predictive Planning approach. It also explores how Hybrid and Agile help us solve key risks all project managers are facing today.

 

This training focuses on key moments that matter from the lens of a project professional to drive change and improve project outcomes. It helps answer the question “what is the value of change and what is the role I need to play to help accelerate change”. 

 

Learn why IT Departments should stop trying to improve their customer's perceptions. Why it's more important to figure out your team's role in Improving Customer Satisfaction, Employee Satisfaction, and Profitability. Develop a "Team Brand" that MATTERS to your people and your customers and drives the behavior you need, to achieve the necessary and expected outcomes.

 

Learn the difference between a boss and a leader. Practice the psychology of getting great results with "communicate to lead" skills. Develop "Crazy Good Leadership Skills" by taking responsibility for what is heard. How to establish the need for change – Start with Why, not How. Teach your Leaders to adequately assess their Challenges & Opportunities. The secrets to delivering powerful feedback. • How to distill why your team matters to your customers, the real problem you solve, the future you want to create.

  

Understand the differences between a leader and being a boss, with a fundamental understanding of the benefits of using leadership over authority. Learn and practice leadership skills rooted in empathy, purpose, and serving people. Articulate the differences and benefits of Enterprise Project Management, Agile/Scrum, Change Management, Program Management, and Portfolio Management. Identify and articulate a common purpose and goal that brings diverse stakeholders and team members together. Leverage the collective IQ in collaboration and community with Transformational Leadership Program cohort, while growing your professional network and influence. Learn why IT Departments should stop trying to improve their customer's perceptions. Why it's more important to figure out your team's role in Improving Customer Satisfaction, Employee Satisfaction, and Profitability. Develop a "Team Brand" that MATTERS to your people and your customers and drives the behavior you need, to achieve the necessary and expected outcomes.

 

Getting Transformation Done - The Role of Brand (3/15/23)

Learn difference between a boss and a leader. Practice the psychology of getting great results with "communicate to lead" skills. Develop "Crazy Good Leadership Skills" by taking responsibility for what is heard. How to establish the need for change – Start with Why, not How. The secrets to delivering powerful feedback. How to distill why your team matters to your customers, the real problem you solve, the future you want to create.

 

Why do we need to define the project and create a plan? Won’t we finish sooner if we just start the work? The plan says the project will take eight months … Why is it going to take so long? Why do we need to complete those ten tasks to get the project done?

If you find yourself tongue-tied, talking in circles, and unable to answer these questions, it’s time to stop and master the Science of Planning a Project that Gets Sh*t Done.

 

Go beyond your biases and assumptions to tackle (and overcome) the root cause of your business challenge. Make change relevant to those who must do things differently tomorrow than what they do today. Apply psychological leadership practices that ensure teams feel safe to engage, lead, fail. Gain the framework to unlock higher levels of team performance and engagement with a common purpose. Make change stick by sparking a movement that your team and organization want to belong.

 

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