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This catalog lists the seminars in our Project Management Certificate program. All of them can be offered on an in-company basis or for other universities.

This catalog lists the seminars in our Project Management Certificate program. All of them can be offered on an in-company basis or for other universities.

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  • 1. Issued Fall 2010 • Save This Catalog Earn Your Certificate in Project Management Individuals satisfactorily completing these courses will be eligible for Continuing Education Units (CEUs), Professional Development Hours (PDHs) and AIA Learning Units (LUs) for each day of instruction. Please note: You may take any course in this catalog without being required to obtain your certificate. Great for those who need PDUs! “The material is presented in an interactive and enjoyable manner in which the students are motivated to use the skills in their workplace. It is helpful in understanding my own strengths and weaknesses; and then how to use my strengths to influence and negotiate in my job.” — Donna Leah Kennedy, Industrial Engineer, NAVFAC Atlantic, Norfolk, VA Start Earning Credits Today! Find out when these seminars are offered: •    n-line at   O •  Fax:  919.515.7614 ContinuingEducation.ncsu.edu •    -mail ContinuingEducation@ncsu.edu  e •  Call: 919.515.2261   Attendance in each class is limited. Donna Leah Kennedy (left) receives her NC State University Project Management Certificate from instructor Dr. James Lewis (right).
  • 2. why ThESE SEmInarS Can hELP You makE a dIFFErEnCE The Six Sigma people say most organizations run at a “three Airplanes, estimated during the 777 program (for which he was sigma” level, meaning that 30 cents of every sales dollar is lost chief engineer) that 30% of the cost to develop an airplane was due to scrap, re-work, and warranty costs. The same numbers re-work—meaning that one of every three engineers on the apply to projects. Numerous studies have shown that your team was spending full time re-doing what two other engineers organization may waste about 30 cents of every dollar spent on had done wrong. projects due to poor project management. With projects costing You will learn how to help your team in the hundreds of thousands of dollars, a small investment in perform better by: training and consulting can reduce your waste dramatically and e Improving communication gain a payback in very short order. Good project management can significantly reduce these wasted expenses! e Reducing destructive conflict Additionally, nearly 85% of software projects get into trouble, e Enhancing problem solving with close to 30% being canceled. Estimates in recent years e Making better decisions suggest that companies like yours lose about $120-130 billion e Increasing strategic thinking and planning annually on software projects. e Constructing better implementation plans The same is true of your product development projects. Alan e Fostering higher creativity and innovation Mulally, former President and CEO of Boeing Commercial Guarantee of Satisfaction FrEE SubSCrIPTIon! We realize how valuable your time Join our e-mail newsletter, the nC e Contribute your ideas for new and money are and that you and your State Training “hotLink” and you seminars, conferences and workshops organization expect to get a return on could win FrEE on-line training e Get valuable insight on the latest your investment. We promise that you e Be the first to receive schedules of issues in professional development will be completely satisfied with your courses in YOUR area of interest as and training learning experience or we will make it well as advance information on new To sign up, visit our website at right—guaranteed! courses ContinuingEducation.ncsu.edu. InSTruCTIon ProvIdEd by ThE LEwIS InSTITuTE, InC. The Lewis Institute has built a reputation for delivering practical, Dr. James P. Lewis has 15 years of hands-on instruction that provides tools and techniques you industry experience as an electrical can use immediately upon leaving the seminar to manage engineer and project manager, focusing your own projects. The Lewis Institute insists that all of their on the design and development of instructors have real-world experience managing projects, so communication equipment, and over 29 that they can go beyond the workbook content and answer your years of experience teaching seminars. questions. Questions such as, “What do you do when…?” and He has been conducting seminars “How do you handle a situation in which…?” These are the kinds worldwide and has trained more than of concerns that people have when they attend our programs; 40,000 individuals since 1981. Widely recognized as one of the they want more than a textbook answer—they want “meat and top writers on the subject, Jim has published ten books of his potatoes.” own and an 11th with co-author Bob Wysocki. His Lewis Method® of managing projects has been adopted by You also will find the instructors very generous with their time thousands of managers. Jim has a B.S. in electrical engineering in answering questions both during the class and after it is over. and a doctorate in psychology, both from NC State University. They freely give their e-mail addresses to their clients and invite them to correspond with them. They treat you as a client, not a The Lewis Institute is a registered education provider with customer. The difference is that a client is someone you care for, the Project Management Institute® and provides PDUs for whereas a customer is simply someone who buys from you. completion of these courses. 2
  • 3. your InSTruCTorS wILL Show YOU how you Can makE a dIFFErEnCE Doug DeCarlo is internationally recognized  he has managed or overseen the management of software  as a thought leader and paradigm shifter  implementations, process/quality improvement initiatives, and  in the world of projects that feature high- feasibility/programming projects. speed, high-change, high-stress and high  Mr. Hollins has bachelor degrees in engineering (Iowa State  uncertainty. He is the author of the landmark  University) and business management (Upper Iowa University) as  book, eXtreme Project Management: Using  well as a master’s degree in organizational leadership (St. Ambrose  Leadership, Principles and Tools to Deliver  University). He is a PMI-certified Project Management Professional  Value in the Face of Volatility. and has earned his certificate in project management from NC State  Brian Gugerty, DNS, MS, RN has been in the  University.  clinical informatics field for over 20 years.  Ken Whitaker, PMP of Leading Software  Dr. Gugerty is an independent consultant in  Maniacs™ (LSM) has more than twenty-five  clinical informatics where, for one of his major  years of software development executive  clients, he is overseeing  communication,  leadership and training experience in a  education, go-live support and evaluation  variety of technology roles and industries.  for a four hospital, two-year, computerized  He has led commercial software teams at  provider order entry implementation in the  Software Publishing (remember Harvard  Midwest. He has been a project manager for  Graphics?), Data General, embedded systems  various healthcare information technology (HIT) implementation  software companies, and enterprise software suppliers. Mr. Whitaker  projects using traditional PM methods and on HIT software  is an active PMI® member, Project Management Professional (PMP)®  development teams using the Agile method. certified, a Lewis Institute Certified Instructor, and a Certified  Dr. Gugerty has served as director of nursing informatics at Erie  ScrumMaster (CSM). Sources for LSM’s presentations come from case  County Medical Center. Later, as a critical care clinical information  studies, personal leadership experience, the PMI Project Management system product manager for GE Medical Systems and then as a  Book of Knowledge (PMBOK® Guide), and Mr. Whitaker’s two books:  senior research analyst for Siemens, Dr. Gugerty had responsibility  Managing Software Maniacs and Principles of Software Development for specifying and modeling various aspects of commercial EHRs.  Leadership. As an assistant professor at the University of Maryland School of  Michael Wood, is a certified public  Nursing’s Informatics Department, Dr. Gugerty  taught graduate  accountant and subject matter expert on IT  courses and conducted evaluation research on clinical information  strategy and business process improvement  systems; he is currently an adjunct professor at the school. Dr.  at www.gantthead.com, the world’s largest  Gugerty is active in the American Medical Informatics Association as  IT project management content portal. well as other professional societies and initiatives. He has published  widely and presented on informatics topics including HIT project  Mr. Wood is currently a freelance consultant,  management, clinical documentation and evaluation of HIT. writer, speaker and workshop leader.  From 2000 to 2008, he was the president  George Hollins, P.E., PMP, has been  of The Natural Intelligence Group. Prior to that, he was Executive  responsible for the management of over  Vice President of Outcomes Management for the Corporation for  $1 billion in project value in his twenty-five  Standards and Outcomes (CS&O), a leader in the development of  year career as a professional engineer. He  outcome-based management methods and Internet applications   has worked on individual projects ranging  in the behavioral healthcare industry. in value from a few thousand dollars to  over $100 million - as well as programs and  Before joining CS&O, Mr. Wood was Vice President of MIS for  portfolios valued at several hundred million  Showboat Operating Company. In addition to his traditional  dollars. CIO duties, he led the implementation of all technology used at  Showboat’s newest properties in northwest Indiana and Sydney,  Early in his career Mr. Hollins worked as a project engineer for  Australia. the Iowa Natural Resources Council, the Iowa Department of  Transportation, and the City of Westminster, Colorado; he quickly  Previously, Mr. Wood headed Helix Corporation, a management  moved to leadership positions serving as the City Engineer for West  consulting company. He also served as an adjunct professor in  Des Moines, Iowa, Associate Director for Business and Finance for  Pepperdine University’s MBA program and as associate professor   the Iowa Board of Regents, and Director of Design and Construction  at California Lutheran University.  Services and Business Manager for the University of Iowa. Mr. Wood has conducted workshops and seminars on a national and  Mr. Hollins has developed and managed major capital programs  international basis. His broad industry background and experience  and associated projects ranging in scope from the creation of new  has positioned Mr. Wood as an expert in the field of business process  research, academic and office buildings, to utility installations  improvement and reengineering, which is the focus of his new book,  and plant expansions, to roadway and bridge improvements, to  The HELIX Factor: The Key to Streamlining Your Business Processes. building infrastructure renovations. In addition to capital projects,  3
  • 4. Core Course how To CommunICaTE, InFLuEnCE, and nEGoTIaTE In ProJECT manaGEmEnT Developing the People Skills to get Results without Direct Authority why you Should attend who Should attend The majority of a project manager’s time is spent working The project managers whose jobs involve engineering, data with people, not on technical tasks. As a project manager processing, information technology, construction, research you need to get work done by people over whom you usually and development, manufacturing, maintenance, corporate have no direct authority and have to work closely with planning, finance, marketing and quality will benefit from project stakeholders throughout the life of the project. this seminar. The principles you’ll learn can be applied to any kind of project. You and your project team usually have more than enough technical skill and creativity to get the job done. What you attend and you’ll receive need more of are the “people skills” that will help you get e Three textbooks, Influencer, by Kerry Patterson; Getting to the resources, organizational support, and buy-in at all Yes: Negotiating Agreement Without Giving In, by Roger levels necessary to get the project done on time and within Fisher and William Ury, a $30 value; and Difficult Conver- budget, while leaving the team ready for the next project. sations: How to Discuss What Matters Most, by Douglas Stone, Bruce Patton, Sheila Heen, Roger Fisher, a $15 value By attending this seminar you will be equipped with the e A comprehensive workbook, full of easy-to-use critical companion skills in communication, influencing, procedures, guidelines and worksheets and negotiating that complement the problem solving, e 1.8 CEUs/18 PDHs/18 AIA LUs/18 PDUs goal setting, scheduling, tracking, and other technical skills e Three networking luncheons needed by project managers for the administrative aspects of the job. e A Certificate of Attendance attend and you’ll Learn how To what others have Said e Use an array of techniques to communicate effectively with anyone who might affect the success “ This course gives real-world examples of how to work with peo- ple through improved communication styles. It really makes you of your project realize how important people are to the project.” e Use proven methods to influence the attitudes —   essica Elliott, Workforce Management, Biogen Idec,   J and performance of team members and stakeholders Durham, NC e Negotiate when necessary to meet your project “Course does an excellent job at providing a base-level introduc- objectives tion to common situation and techniques that people in business e Understand and work with communication styles will find themselves in and need to use.” of others —   aul Kaper, Engineer Project Manager, Gilbarco Veeder-Root,  P Greensboro, NC e Use active listening “ This course was very interactive and learning the material was e Read nonverbal communication and formulate made fun, I am walking away with new and useful knowledge.” your message — Erin Oakley, 3PL Operations Analyst, Greensboro, NC e Get your message across and use feedback “ This course offers you “real-world” examples for communicating, e Gain the skills that highly influential people use to influencing and negotiating with anything you do in work…not work with others successfully just for projects. It can be applied to almost everything you do.” e Plan out and influence strategy —   tephanie Monk, Senior Product Manager, SunTech Medical,  S Morrisville, NC e Analyze purpose, audience, and resources e Use several soft and hard tactics of influence without direct authority 4
  • 5. Core Course ProJECT manaGEmEnT: TooLS, PrInCIPLES, and PraCTICES How to Plan, Schedule and Control Projects Successfully why you Should attend e Risk analysis and management – assessing probability, Take the guesswork out of project management! If managing severity and detection for each risk projects to get results is important to your organization, you e How to develop a risk management plan can’t afford a seat-of-the-pants approach. Here are proven e Common mistakes made in planning tools and techniques used by world-class companies to make e Why you need both arrow diagrams and bar charts their projects sizzle! With these methods, your projects e How to use the schedule to manage the project will come in on time, on budget, and at the right level of e How ignoring resource limitations produces a performance. worthless schedule e How software can help you allocate resources This is not a theoretical, academic program, but a true nuts- e How to estimate when you have no historical data and-bolts, no-nonsense approach to project management, e The probability of scheduled completion taught by a seasoned project manager. Your instructor e How to improve performance by evaluating projects applies the latest methods of learning technology to e What to do to keep your projects on track accelerate your learning and increase your retention so you e How to forecast project completions can apply these important tools. You’ll see how all techniques e Factors that make a project successful relate to each other during five interactive exercises that simulate a project. attend and you’ll receive e The text, Project Planning, Scheduling & Control, by attend and you’ll Learn Dr. James P. Lewis, a $55 value e How to manage every aspect of a project to achieve e A comprehensive workbook schedule, cost, and performance objectives e 1.8 CEUs/18 PDHs/18 AIA LUs/18 PDUs e How to master the concepts and methods needed to manage resources efficiently to achieve project goals e Three networking luncheons e How to develop and coordinate the total project plan e A Certificate of Attendance e How to construct achievable project schedules using CPM, PERT, and bar charts who Should attend e How to develop valid estimates of resource This seminar will benefit project managers whose jobs requirements and costs by applying the work involve engineering, data processing, information technology, breakdown structure (WBS) construction, research and development, manufacturing, e Why the WBS is the most important tool of project maintenance, corporate planning, finance, marketing, and management quality. The principles you’ll learn can be applied to any kind e Rules for developing the WBS of project. e How to use the WBS to estimate time and cost e How to monitor and control project status using what others have Said Earned Value Analysis and other methods e How to avoid the ten most common causes of “I have worked in the construction industry for more than 30 years, the course was helpful in improving my skills and overall project failure competence.” e How to get project team members to buy in, even —   obert Bassford, Project Manager, Prince William County Park  R when they don’t report directly to you Authority, Manassas, VA e What you need for a viable project management system “I think any manager (project or otherwise) should take this course as e The Lewis Method® of project management a requirement. It is an incredible way to open your eyes to good, solid planning practices for projects.” e How to manage the project life cycle — Heather Kempfer, Therapy Support Coordinator, Biogen Idec, RTP, NC e The importance of clarifying the project mission “I have several project management ideas I look forward to imple- e The difference between mission and vision menting back at work.” e The difference between strategy and tactics, and why — Robert Powell, Group Product Manager, GrapeCity Inc., Morrisville, NC strategy is important 5
  • 6. Core Course TEam-baSEd ProJECT manaGEmEnT Dealing Effectively with the “People” Side of Projects why you Should attend who Should attend A committed and motivated project team can work As a project manager you will benefit from this seminar, miracles, but how do you create such a team? By applying especially if you are involved in engineering, data the methods taught in this dynamic seminar, you can turn processing, information technology, construction, research a project group into a winning project team! and development, manufacturing, maintenance, corporate planning, finance, marketing, and quality. The principles Through this seminar you will learn to manage and lead, to can be applied to any kind of project. The seminar is influence and motivate, and to work with team members to get especially valuable for managers who are concerned with the best possible performance from each individual. If you have effectively managing projects for which the cost, schedule, and ever said, “I have no trouble solving the technical problems in performance must meet rigid requirements. my projects—it’s the people problems I have trouble with,” then this seminar may be just what you’re looking for. attend and you’ll receive The job of the project manager is to integrate people with e A copy of the book, Team-Based Project Management, by different knowledge and skills into a functional team, so that Dr. James P. Lewis, a $35 value each can make a specific contribution. In short, a project e A comprehensive, workbook full of easy-to-use team needs a leader, not a manager. procedures, guidelines and worksheets, plus an extensive reading list. This book will help you put what A common problem for project managers is that they don’t you learn to work immediately—and will serve as a “own” the people in their project team. For that reason, handy reference in the years to come. you must have very good people skills in order to have a e Feedback from the Kiersey Temperament Sorter successful project. You must hone your interpersonal skills to help you understand your preferences for so that you can exercise influence, rather than power, to get dealing with others, contributing to your growth things done. You’ll return to work better equipped to bring as a manager out the best in those individuals on your team. e 1.8 CEUs/18 PDHs/18 AIA LUs/18 PDUs e Three networking luncheons attend and you’ll Learn how to e A Certificate of Attendance e Get team members to “buy-in” to the project mission, vision, and objectives e Create a sense of project ownership e Clarify roles of team members so everyone knows exactly what he/she is supposed to be doing e Determine how to handle decisions in your team (by consensus, majority vote, or autonomously) e Understand different personalities and how they best contribute to team performance e Build a climate to enhance innovation and promote acceptable risk-taking e Manage conflicts to promote creativity without having the conflicts become interpersonal e Determine what motivates team members e Achieve objectives through teamwork e Organize the project team and build commitment to project objectives e Build a team in matrix or subcontract environments e Deal with unsatisfactory performance e Manage team development stages e Lead the team improvement process e Improve your own performance 6
  • 7. Elective EXTrEmE ProJECT manaGEmEnTTM  How to Deliver Value in the Face of Volatility why you Should attend attend and you’ll Learn Traditional project management models, tools, and e When to apply and not apply the principles of eXtreme bureaucracy simply don’t work and often backfire on project management projects that many would describe as chaotic: those e A world view and management style that is compatible complex, volatile adventures characterized by high speed, with chaos and unpredictability high change, high unpredictability, and high stress. e How to apply the tools of eXtreme project management from planning through execution Now there are agile and intuitive project management e The eXtreme project management infrastructure frameworks proven to work: approaches that result in quick • The four accelerators for unleashing motivation and ramp-up, enable adaptation to sudden opportunities and innovation risks, and reduce time-to-profit. • The ten shared values for building the confidence and trust needed to succeed By attending this interactive, experiential workshop, you • The four business questions for ensuring that bottom- will learn how to address the unique challenges of eXtreme line benefits are delivered to the project sponsor projects and how to manage both the mechanics and • The five critical success factors that comprise best the dynamics of an eXtreme project. You will leave with practices in self-mastery, leadership by commitment, the know-how and skills to maintain control and deliver flexible project process, real-time communication, and organizational agility business value in the face of volatility. In the process, you will experience a holistic project management method, one e How to identify a development life cycle that is compatible with the project’s business objectives that’s built on a proven foundation of principles, shared values and critical success factors that are essential for e How to get the eXtreme project team up rapidly and running with clarity and speed, and how to sustain succeeding on today’s ultra-demanding projects. commitment throughout the project who Should attend e How to manage change without letting the project get out of control This course is ideal for project managers, program managers, e How to partition stakeholders and identify their win team members, and project sponsors who are expected conditions to succeed on projects that are deadline driven and/or e How to use “timeboxing” to keep the project on target feature high speed, high change, and high uncertainty. and keep the project sponsor in the driver’s seat Implementations of eXtreme project management are e How to track results effectively thriving in information systems, research, new product e Survival techniques in assertiveness and conflict development, and process re-engineering environments resolution across all industry sectors. No previous training in project e Communication infrastructure capabilities needed to management is required to reap the benefits of this workshop. accelerate the rapid flow of information and decision- Project managers whose jobs involve engineering, data making processing, information technology, construction, research e How to improve self-mastery: the ability to lead oneself and development, manufacturing, maintenance, corporate in the face of adversity planning, finance, marketing, and quality will benefit from e How to assess your organization’s ability to succeed this seminar. The principles you’ll learn can be applied to any on eXtreme projects and to sustain a change-tolerant environment kind of project. e eXtreme project management templates that you can attend and you’ll receive take back for immediate use e A copy of the book, eXtreme Project Management: Using Leadership, Principles & Tools to Deliver Value in the Face of Volatility, by Doug DeCarlo, a $50 value what others have Said e A comprehensive class workbook “The course was a pleasant surprise. Many facets of the course cover the soft side of project management that is often excluded in tradi- e 1.8 CEUs/18 PDHs/18 AIA LUs/18 PDUs tion project management.” e Three networking luncheons — Steve Boehling, Plant Manager, LL Building Products, Burgaw, NC e A Certificate of Attendance 7
  • 8. Elective how To bE a hIGhLy EFFECTIvE ProJECT manaGEr Learn How to Achieve Your Business and Personal Goals Faster and with Less Effort! why you Should attend e Developing a balanced approach to your life so that you tackle any task with calm assurance of a successful As a project manager you may feel that the odds of winning outcome to are low while the odds of losing seem to be very high. You e Applying the principles and practices to both your work may have complained that you have a lot of responsibility and personal endeavors and little or no authority, so how are you to get the job done? e Being more effective in dealing with your boss, You don’t need authority to be effective if you know how to co-workers, and other stakeholders to your projects exercise personal power. Personal power is not given to you e Designing and experience your compelling future by your position in the organization—it is achieved by how e Discover and release unconscious blocks that rob you you think, how you communicate, and how you behave. It of energy in your professional and personal life is about who you are as a person, rather than what tools e Identifying a set of practices to become self-generative you use, what degrees or certifications you have, or your and self-correcting political skills. People who know how to exercise personal e Attracting people and circumstances that can lead power are winners. Those who don’t are often losers—if they to greater financial rewards even get into the game at all! Effective individuals exercise e Improving relationships with the important people in power. Ineffective people try to get things done by using your life force. There is a huge difference. Force is always met with who Should attend resistance…resistance while power…dissolves resistance. Functional and department managers, project managers and This is illustrated by the power of water to carve the Grand business professionals who want to: Canyon. e Better align their jobs with their life’s purpose and passion Principles and practices that make an effective project e Energize constituents and improve individual and team manager also make can you a more effective individual in performance whatever you do, whether at work or outside of work. In this high-impact three-day program, you get more bang for your attend and you’ll receive buck because you will be more effective in every area of your e A comprehensive workbook life! When you start living from your power zone—where e Assignment to a Power POD to further support your your greatest strengths reside—your weaknesses become growth in personal power irrelevant. e 1.8 CEUs/18 PDHs/18 AIA LUs/18 PDUs e A Certificate of Attendance benefits of attending You’ll learn how to achieve your business and personal goals faster and with less effort by: e Using power, rather than force, to accomplish your objectives e Tailoring your current job to better fit what you really want to be doing e Getting more of what you want and less of what you don’t want e Staying on track to achieve your goals in the face of change e Gaining greater control over your work day e Building strong loyalty of followers to your aspirations e Reducing burnout, while increasing performance and job satisfaction for team members and those who work for you 8
  • 9. Elective manaGInG CaPITaL ProJECTS How to Meet Critical Project Objectives by Producing Measurable Results why you Should attend e Deal with conflict. Investment in capital assets is on the rise. Billions of dollars e Incorporate a regular program of lessons-learned are being committed to new construction as well as repairs into the project management methodology (teaching people to teach people to teach people). to roadways, bridges, buildings, power plants, dams, levees, pipelines and more. From federal stimulus packages to e Maximize project success through appropriately developed plans and specifications (detailed vs. universities to K-12 schools improvements, investment in performance, peer review, modeling, mock-ups) facilities and infrastructure is nearing record levels. Through this seminar, you’ll learn to maximize your return on who Should attend investment. Experienced project managers will instruct you You must know the following to attend this course: in bringing capital projects on-line while meeting project fundamentals of managing projects, including developing objectives. mission statements, using work breakdown structures, creating a critical path schedule, and tracking progress using This program will benefit public and private owners and earned value analysis. If you have taken the PM Tools class project managers who want to improve the delivery of in this series (or an equivalent course that covered the topics capital projects. The principles and techniques presented in listed above), or if you have your PMP®, you are qualified. this class are directed toward creating a predictable project Otherwise, you should not register for this program. management system for capital projects, in essence, a pipeline, where standard inputs produce predictable results attend and you’ll receive – success in meeting project objectives. e A comprehensive workbook attend and you’ll Learn how to e 1.8 CEUs/18 PDHs/18 AIA LUs/18 PDUs e Assemble the right project team with clear roles and e Three networking luncheons responsibilities e A Certificate of Attendance e Understand the project cycle and progressive elaboration what others have Said e Develop a communication plan that coordinates team member roles and keeps stakeholders informed as the “ The managing capital projects course was relevant, insightful project progresses and taught by an excellent instructor with a lot of experience.” — James Van Etten, Fuquay-Varina, NC e Select the appropriate design professionals to help with the design and administration of the work – architects, “I really enjoyed this class. George was a great teacher and kept engineers, and other specialists things interesting. I appreciate the instructor’s real-world experience and he shared experience as examples of course e Define an organizational methodology which will help material. He proves that you learn as much from your mistakes to reduce stress and improve success as much as accomplishments.” e Develop a design intent report to serve as a foundation —   ynn Tarsi, Construction Administrator, General Sports Venue,  L document within the project management plan LLC, Raleigh, NC  e Select the appropriate project delivery system (e.g., design-bid-build, design-build, construction manager as agent, construction manager at risk, turn-key lease, partnerships) for your project parameters FrEE! nC STaTE ProJECT manaGEmEnT wITh dr. JIm LEwIS. Project Management Webinar: http://continuingeducation.ncsu.edu/pmr.html 9
  • 10. Elective manaGInG dISaSTEr PLannInG, rESPonSE, and rECovEry ProJECTS How to Develop a Framework for Effective Response why you Should attend e Assemble the right project team with clear roles and responsibilities. All too often we read about natural disasters and their effects on people, organizations and communities…and we sigh, e Conduct a risk assessment and establish a risk register for your organization or community. “I‘m glad it didn’t happen here…to us.” But what if it did? Are you and your organization or community prepared to e Identify strategies to avoid, transfer or mitigate the various risks. respond? Through this seminar, you’ll learn to develop the framework for an emergency response plan to guide you e Estimate preliminary budgets for various strategies. in case your organization or community experiences such e Develop a communication plan that coordinates team a disaster. You’ll learn tools and techniques to assist you in member roles and keeps stakeholders informed as the project progresses. managing the response as well as in recovering, getting back to a sense of normalcy, after the event. e Deal with conflict that might arise throughout the planning, response or recovery periods. An experienced leader and project manager will instruct you e Identify whether certain materials should be stockpiled in putting together the basic project management planning in advance and in what quantities. framework for meeting response and recovery objectives. e Determine whether outside consulting professionals are More than once in his career your instructor has had to “walk required and establish relationships and engagement the talk” that he provides in this seminar. He knows exactly protocols prior to the disaster. what the expression “been there, done that” means …and e Test the plan prior to needing to use it through “Table- how critical advanced planning is to successful response and Top” exercises, peer reviews and other means. recovery. e Execute the plan during the disaster response and recovery phases. You’ll learn how advanced planning saved one organization— and no doubt the surrounding community—millions of who Should attend dollars in property losses and how a well thought out This program will benefit public and private leaders and response plan may have helped save the lives of many who, project managers who want to be proactive with regard without warning, would have been totally unprepared to planning for disasters. The principles and techniques for what lay in store for them as a river steadily rose—to presented in this class are directed toward creating a unprecedented levels—that no one dreamed it could reach. somewhat predicable system for managing disaster situations should the need arise. This class unfolds like a thriller novel, as the instructor relates a step-by-step approach to managing a disaster that could attend and you’ll receive have been much worse. This is undoubtedly one of those e A comprehensive workbook areas in which you want to learn from the experience of others, rather than having to do it through the school of hard knocks! e 1.8 CEUs/18 PDHs/18 AIA LUs/18 PDUs e Three networking luncheons attend and you’ll Learn how to e A Certificate of Attendance e Identify the basic elements of a disaster management ® The Lewis Method is a registered trademark of the Lewis Institute, Inc. plan ™ The ThinkAbout titles and HBDI are trademarks of Herrmann International Please note: you must know the following to attend this course: fundamentals of managing projects, including developing mission statements, using work breakdown structures, creating a critical path schedule, and tracking progress using earned value analysis. If you have taken the Pm Tools class in this series (or an equivalent course that covered the topics listed above), or if you have your PmP®, you are qualified. otherwise, you should not register for this program. 10
  • 11. Elective manaGInG hEaLThCarE IT ProJECTS and ProGramS How to Effectively Address Today’s Complex Development and Implementation Programs why you Should attend e The future of healthcare project and program Healthcare Information Technology (HIT) has been identified management as a critical success factor in achieving more effective and • Governance and leadership efficient healthcare organizations. The federal government • Managing rapid transformation is supporting the meaningful use of certified electronic • Integrating healthcare with multiple industries health records with tens of billions of dollars over five and ways of life years and healthcare organizations—in aggregate—are who Should attend pitching in many times that amount. This is spawning Healthcare and healthcare IT project managers, team mega development and implementation projects that are members and key stakeholders involved in or soon to be significantly changing operations, work and roles within and involved in multi-technology and/or multi-site complex across healthcare organizations. This workshop will review healthcare development or implementation projects and or and reinforce select fundamental practices and principals programs. of project management stressing that these fundamentals are the basic building blocks of the development and You must know the following to attend this course: implementation of projects in healthcare today. While fundamentals of managing projects, including developing necessary, project management fundamentals are not mission statements, using work breakdown structures, sufficient for today’s mega initiatives, however. Intermediate creating a critical path schedule, and tracking progress and advanced project management skills, program using earned value analysis. If you have taken the PM Tools management and strategic change management techniques class in this series (or an equivalent course that covered relevant to healthcare will be covered. You’ll benefit from the topics listed above), or if you have your PMP®, you are five active learning small group exercises based on a real-life qualified. Otherwise, you should not register for healthcare IT enterprise program initiative that will keep you this program. engaged throughout the workshop. Practical “take-aways” that have immediate application to your organization are attend and you’ll receive additional key benefits of the workshop. e Healthcare Information Technology Project and Program Management Workshop workbook attend and you’ll Learn e 1.8 CEUs/18 PDHs/18 AIA LUs/18 PDUs e Background and current state e Three networking luncheons • The implications for project and program management of the federal initiative to spur the adoption of HIT and e A Certificate of Attendance other important trends • The state of process, project and program management in healthcare e Program and project life cycle phases in multi- technology and/or multi-site complex healthcare development or implementation scenarios •  The program charter •  Aligning project, program and organization objectives •  Strategy planning •  Work breakdown structures and other project/program visualization tools •  Matrix task and resource scheduling •  Managing a complex array of project team members, subject matter experts, internal and external consultants and stakeholders •  Earned value management •  Critical closing activities •  Learning across projects 11
  • 12. Elective How to Develop Contingencies against Project Disasters through manaGInG rISkS and ProCurEmEnT In ProJECTS why you Should attend e Make award determinations While the topics of risk and contract management are not e Manage contracts after the award the most exciting aspects of project management, they e Close-out a contract are essential to have a well-rounded knowledge of how to who Should attend manage projects successfully. The key to effective learning is This program will benefit project managers whose relevance, so this course is taught through team and skill- jobs involve engineering, data processing, information practice exercises in the risk management section. You will technology, construction, research and development, receive defining information on the types and sources of risk, manufacturing, maintenance, corporate planning, finance, and you will take home the necessary tools to handle them. marketing, and quality. You will also receive an overview of contract administration and explore each of the steps involved in handling contracts. attend and you’ll receive Techniques for handling the solicitation, awarding, and e The text, Project Procurement Management, execution of contracts will be thoroughly covered during by Quentin W. Fleming, a $50 value your class—together with methods of handling conflicts that e A comprehensive notebook may arise. e Additional handouts for the class exercises Actually, everything you do to manage a project is really e 1.8 CEUs/18 PDHs/18 AIA LUs/18 PDUs about managing risk. It is certain that if you don’t manage e Three networking luncheons risk, it will manage you and derail your project. Since you e A Certificate of Attendance can’t anticipate everything that might go wrong, you will learn how to use a process to identify, quantify, and mitigate many of the things that could wreck the job you’re doing. Most importantly, the instructor for this program has many years of experience in managing projects, and can help you take advantage of that experience in your own projects. attend and you’ll Learn how to e Identify significant risk factors e Conduct a SWOT assessment e Control the major risk factors e Develop a procurement plan e Conduct a solicitation “Jim Lewis brings a passion for the discipline of project management. He and the other instructors did a fantastic job of bringing together theory and practical application in the classroom. I would highly recommend the Project Management Certificate Program!” — Richard Bishop, Integration Engineer, Advanced Micro  Devices, Orlando, FL richard bishop receives his nC State university Project management Certificate from instructor 12 George hollins (right).
  • 13. Elective maSTErInG IT ProJECT manaGEmEnT A Road Map to Improving Your On-time and On-budget Success Rate why you Should attend e Requirements management CIO Magazine says only 29% of IT projects are completed on • Prescriptive vs. adaptive approaches to identifying and managing requirements time and on budget. According to other sources, even that • When to use prototypes to help elicit requirements may be optimistic. IT projects are among the most complex of all project types. e IT project staffing • The myth of multitasking In this class you will go beyond the methods covered in • When to use overtime Project Management: Tools, Principles, and Practices and • The Peopleware™ factor the Project Management Institute’s PMBOK , or Project e Change management Management Body of Knowledge® to address critical project • Typical causes of IT project change management practices for improving the success of IT • Strategies for managing change on IT projects projects like selecting the best life cycle for your project, e Tracking and reporting progress developing the WBS and estimating effectively, staffing • Measuring the abstract your project, identifying the real requirements, managing • Accounting for unknowns risk and complexity, tracking progress, and communicating • Using earned value in IT projects with sponsors, users, stakeholders, and team members. In addition, you will review current and emerging options in e Project management information systems project management systems, portals, and collaboration • Enterprise project management system selection platforms. • Project management portals and collaboration platforms If you really want to improve the success rate of your e IT project contracting organization’s IT projects, this class will give you the tools • Addressing risk in IT project contracts you need. • Contract pricing models for managing unknowns attend and you’ll Learn who Should attend e IT projects—why are they so difficult? You must know the following to attend this course: • The role of complexity, technology, and change Fundamentals of managing projects, including developing • Knowns vs. unknowns mission statements, using work breakdown structures, • The continuum of project complexity creating a critical path schedule, and tracking progress e IT project failure—is it really that bad? using earned value analysis. If you have taken the PM Tools • Defining IT project success and failure class in this series (or an equivalent course that covered • Common causes of IT project failure the topics listed above), or if you have your PMP®, you • Assessing your organization’s risk are qualified. Otherwise, you should not register for this program. e IT project life cycles • Why does life cycle matter? attend and you’ll receive • The best life cycle approaches for different project types e A comprehensive class workbook • Agile vs. traditional—benefits and risks of each e 1.8 CEUs/18 PDHs/18 AIA LUs/18 PDUs e IT project estimation e Three networking luncheons • Why IT project estimation is so difficult e A Certificate of Attendance • How a bad estimate can ruin a good project • Advanced tips and tools for estimating IT projects 13
  • 14. Elective maSTErInG aGILE SoFTwarE dEvELoPmEnT LEadErShIP How to Use a Balanced Approach to Improve Your On-time Product Delivery why you Should attend •  Defining project scope the first time This highly interactive workshop is designed specifically for •  Scheduling projects the right way software/IT organizations and will show you how to master •  Incorporating Agile workflow tactical and strategic planning, apply process management principles, and lead your people to transform your •  Verifying and controlling scope organization to become more agile. •  Ensuring quality throughout the software life cycle •  Simulating an actual software project life cycle You will receive a solid foundation to improve on-time product delivery using a balanced approach of planning, process, and •  Understanding how an Agile (Scrum) project really works people leadership: •  Avoiding failure on a Scrum project Planning – Maximize your organization’s time with jus’ e’nuff™ e How to transition to an Agile, communicating organization planning to enable your teams to focus on execution of tactical successfully goals while building a bought-in strategic vision and roadmap. •  Conducting organizational spring cleaning Process – There’s no secret that a more interactive approach •  Using broken squares to show the importance of such as Scrum provides a more realistic framework based on team dynamics a series of discovery, investigation, and quality validation •  Finding the right resources using creative techniques cycles. You’ll learn how to apply best-of-breed PMI® project •  Retaining the best staff management processes to your agile projects. •  Motivating the team to outperform your competition People – These days every organization needs to do more •  Creating a winning workplace with effective with less time, smaller budgets, and fewer resources than ever communication before. You’ll learn tips and techniques that will motivate, •  Understanding stakeholders and sponsors empower, and improve your team’s overall effectiveness without introducing needless bureaucracy. •  Being effective at meeting management •  Getting balanced results with the 4Ps priority board Learning these key software leadership principles ultimately results in building a software/IT organization that consistently who Should attend delivers quality, on-time results. To reinforce best practices e Project, program, or portfolio managers, managers, learned, you’ll work with others to simulate a typical project’s directors, VPs of software development life cycle using agile. If you are finding yourself in a rut, your teams lacking motivation, or you’re hopelessly struggling e Software developers or technical lead advancing to a trying to prioritize among all of the incoming customer and management role business needs, this workshop is definitely the “breath of fresh e Anyone in a leadership position that must transform their air” that will guide you to take charge of your role and your organization to be more adaptable and agile in order to career. improve results attend and you’ll Learn you must know the following to attend this course: e Tools and techniques to prepare for the worst (yet may e Fundamentals of managing projects, including developing produce the best outcome) mission statements, using work breakdown structures, creating a critical path schedule, and tracking progress •  7 deadly habits of ineffective software managers using earned value analysis. If you have taken the PM •  Relating PMBOK® Guide best practices to software Tools class in this series (or an equivalent course that development and the 4Ps™ covered the topics listed above), or if you have your PMP®, •  Understanding to Agile thinking you are qualified. Otherwise, you should not register for this program. •  Aligning to your company vision •  Preparing for the unexpected using risk management attend and you’ll receive techniques to prepare for the unexpected e The text, Principles of Software Development Leadership, •  Controlling the cost of a project by Ken Whitaker, a $50 value •  Deciding whether to outsource e A comprehensive workbook e How to adopt a pragmatic project management approach e 1.8 CEUs/18 PDHs/18 AIA LUs/18 PDUs to deliver products on time, every time e Three networking luncheons •  Deciding whether a new process methodology needed e A Certificate of Attendance 14
  • 15. Elective ProJECT LEadErShIP LaboraTory Techniques to Help You Go Beyond “Managing” to Become a True Project Leader why you Should attend As a project manager, you are generally given a lot of Even though they can’t be reduced to a tidy formula or responsibility with little actual authority. The Project equation, the principles of leadership are every bit as Leadership Laboratory unveils a comprehensive program for legitimate—and learnable—as those of finance or engineering. developing the skills of a leader. You’ll discover techniques This powerful seminar will provide you with a blueprint for for matching individuals’ talents to specific tasks, skills becoming a successful project leader, capable of motivating for delegating authority without losing control, physical team members to achieve project objectives, not because they approaches for quickly building rapport with other people, have to but because they want to. You’ll have a unique hands- tips for acquiring credibility in an unfamiliar setting, and on look at project leadership going beyond theory to examine much more. the real-world relationship among task, leader, and follower. It has been said that the first step to understanding others is You’ll learn the important steps you can take to gain the trust to understand yourself. In this laboratory, you will assess your of your team members — the first step toward leadership— own personality and disposition as a leader using the and you’ll become familiar with these other critical elements: following instruments: e Commonly encountered personality traits of both leaders e Kiersey Temperament Sorter (similar to the and followers Myers-Briggs) e Case studies of leadership in action, in both business and e Thinking Styles Inventory non-business settings e Leadership Practices Inventory e Leadership principles that can successfully be applied to numerous situations e LEAD-Self Instrument Research has shown that successful project leaders exhibit e Emotional Intelligence Instrument remarkably consistent actions and behaviors, and that These tools and techniques provide valuable data to help virtually anyone can adopt these practices to improve their you optimize your approach to leadership, minimize your leadership effectiveness dramatically. You’ll discover what weaknesses, and understand followers at the same time. In effective project leadership is really all about, and learn addition, the laboratory helps you learn by doing, engaging principles that—if followed—can greatly increase your project you in various skill-building exercises to make the theory management success. relevant and practical back on the job. attend and you’ll Learn who Should attend The Project Leadership Laboratory focuses on the unique skills This program will benefit project managers whose jobs necessary for leading people in a project environment. Non- involve engineering, data processing, information technology, technical and accessible, it provides an easy-to-follow program construction, research and development, manufacturing, for transforming yourself from a by-the-book manager into maintenance, corporate planning, finance, marketing, and a leader capable of encouraging team members to plan, quality. The principles you’ll learn can be applied to any kind accomplish, and sustain excellence. In this step-by-step course of project. for developing leadership proficiency, you will learn: attend and you’ll receive e Proven leadership principles, with methods for understanding and adopting them e The text, Project Leadership, by Dr. James P. Lewis, a $35 value e Strategies for changing from the command-and-control role to that of facilitator e A comprehensive workbook e Proven steps for building the personal credibility required e 1.8 CEUs/18 PDHs/18 AIA LUs/18 PDUs for effective leadership e Three networking luncheons e A Certificate of Attendance 15
  • 16. Elective whoLE-braInTM ProJECT manaGEmEnT How to Improve Project Management through the Technology of Thinking™ and the Lewis Method® why you Should attend who Should attend Seldom do projects fail because people don’t know how to As a project manager, you’ll find this seminar especially create a proper schedule or work breakdown structure. They beneficial if your job involves engineering, data processing, fail most often because infighting, conflict, hidden agendas, information technology, construction, research and communication problems, and egos plague project teams. All development, manufacturing, maintenance, corporate of these problems can be reduced or eliminated completely if planning, finance, marketing, and quality. The principles people are given the proper tools for dealing effectively with you’ll learn can be applied to any kind of project. each other. This dynamic program will show you how. attend and you’ll receive Teams, like individuals, do not always demonstrate a e Your own personal Herrmann Brain Dominance “whole brain” preference for thinking. This means that Instrument (HBDI™) profile and report, which shows teams can also apply ineffective thinking to problems they your thinking preferences and describes general must solve. By enabling teams to think in a whole-brain characteristics of your personality based on this profile. way, their performance can be greatly improved—with You will take the HBDI on-line before the program obvious bottom-line results. By combining individual and receive feedback on your own thinking preferences! thinking profiles with the team profile, project leaders e A comprehensive workbook can take maximum advantage of the strengths of each e A copy of Whole-Brain Business Book, by Ned Herrmann, a member and minimize any weaknesses that exist. When $25 value the Lewis Method® is combined with the Technology of e 1.8 CEUs/18 PDHs/18 AIA LUs/18 PDUs Thinking™ model, you have an extremely powerful approach e Three networking luncheons to capturing the strengths of your team to deliver project e A Certificate of Attendance results on time, on budget, and at high performance! No other approach exists that yields the benefits of this method. how the hbdI will help you Ned Herrmann, formerly a manager of training at General you can help your team improve better by: Electric’s Crotonville Management Training Facility, spent e Improving communication 30+ years researching the Herrmann Brain Dominance e Reducing destructive conflict Instrument. Over one million people have taken it, and the e Enhancing problem solving current database contains approximately 500,000 profiles. e Making better decisions The statistical validity of the instrument is excellent. In e Increasing strategic thinking and planning addition, the application of the model to everyday thinking e Constructing better implementation plans and thinking in organizations is completely in line with e Fostering higher creativity and innovation the work of other experts on the technology of thinking, including: Dr. Howard Gardner, who has discovered that attend and you’ll Learn how to there are eight intelligences; Dr. Daniel Goleman, whose e Improve your own thinking and the thinking of your research has shown that there is a bottom-line correlation team, using the “whole-brain walkaround” for managers who have high emotional intelligence; Dr. e Compensate for lack of preference for a particular Edward de Bono, perhaps the world’s leading guru of mode of thinking in yourself and your team thinking; and Tony Buzan, originator of the Mind Map®. We e Apply whole-brain thinking to develop a balanced have incorporated the work of all of these experts into our scorecard for measuring project performance program to deliver one of the most unique sets of tools ever e Get a quick “reading” of another person’s preferred developed. thinking in order to deal more effectively with him or her ® The Lewis Method is a registered trademark of the Lewis Institute, Inc. ™ The ThinkAbout titles and HBDI are trademarks of Herrmann International e Apply a whole-brain approach to managing a project of any kind e Improve communication, planning, control, and other aspects of team performance 16
  • 17. Elective You probably can’t pass the exam by reading only the PMBOK® Guide! PmP® EXamInaTIon PrEP CourSE Designed to Help You Pass the PMI® PMP Certification Exam why you Should attend e Project cost management There are three ways to prepare for the PMP exam: e Project quality management 1. the hard way—studying on your own, e Project human resources management 2. participating in a study group, e Project communications management 3. the easy way—by attending this three-day preparation e Project risk management seminar. e Project procurement management e Professional responsibility This course will thoroughly prepare you to take the PMI PMP Certification exam. During the three days of the course, you e Preparing for and taking the examination will benefit from a comprehensive review of the PMBOK® e Practice examinations Guide and additional information that amplifies the PMBOK® Guide and covers text that has appeared on the exam under attend and you’ll receive the category of “general knowledge.” e A copy of The PMP Exam: How to Pass on Your First Try, by Andy Crowe Much of this vital information is not included in the PMBOK® Guide! You will practice many of the skills and calculations e A comprehensive summary of what the exam is that will likely be on the examination through the interactive like and a review of the application process presentation methods such as lecture, demonstration, e Practice tests after each major section covered in the worksheets, and other handouts. You will also experience class, allowing you to correct for any gaps as you go along. We have found this to be a highly effective a module on preparing for the PMP exam that gives test- approach that contributes to the success rate we have taking hints, a summary of what the exam is like, and a experienced. review of the application process. e 1.8 CEUs/18 PDHs/18 AIA LUs You will have the opportunity to experience several short e A Certificate of Attendance review tests that will help you to better understand the kinds of questions you’ll be asked on the PMP exam. *This course is offered on an in-company basis. who Should attend Call Andy Billingsley at 919.513.5080 or e-mail Anyone who is considering PMI PMP Certification should Andrew_Billingsley@ncsu.edu for more information. attend. This course will give you the test-taking strategies to help you pass the exam. †A Guide to the Project Management Body of Knowledge (PMBOK® Guide) is a collection of processes and knowledge areas generally accepted as best practices within the project management discipline. As an internationally attend and you’ll review recognized standard (IEEE Std 1490-1998), it provides the fundamentals of e The project management context project management, irrespective of the type of project, be it construction, software, engineering, automotive, etc. e Project management processes e Project integration management PMI, PMP, PMBOK, and the PMI Registered Education Provider logo are registered marks of the Project Management Institute, Inc. e Project scope management e Project time management what others have Said over 99% “A must course for anyone planning to Success rate! take the PMP exam. It provides While we do not guarantee that anyone   clarification on the PMBOK.” —   eff Brooks, Senior Manager,   J will pass the exam after taking this   Hanes Brands, Winston-Salem, NC course, all but one individual who has   taken the exam after completing this prep   “Human interaction adds a more course has passed.  interesting dimension to dry material. —   Chris Fulp, Facilities Engineer, RFMD,  J Greensboro, NC 17
  • 18. Earn your ProJECT manaGEmEnT CErTIFICaTE now Announcing the NC State University Project Management Certificate Program The Project Management Certificate Program is a joint Electives (choose any two of the following): offering from the Lewis Institute and NC State University’s eXtreme Project Management (See page 7) Office of Professional Development and Industrial Extension How to Be a Highly Effective Project Manager (See page 8) Service. This new certificate series provides project managers Managing Capital Projects (See page 9) with the essential skills they need to succeed at “hands-on” Managing Disaster Planning, Response, and Recovery project management. All participants will receive certificates Projects (See page 10) Managing Healthcare IT Projects and Programs (See page 11) of completion from NC State University and continuing Managing Risks and Procurement in Projects (See page 12) education credits in the form of Continuing Education Units Mastering IT Project Management (See page 13) (CEUs), Professional Development Hours (PDHs), AIA Learning Mastering Agile Software Development Leadership   Units (LUs), and Professional Development Units (PDUs). (See page 14) What makes our certificate program different than most is that Project Leadership Laboratory (See page 15) we employ “whole brain” accelerated learning and simulation Whole-BrainTM Project Management (See page 16) methods in all of our courses, so that maximum transfer offered only as an In-company Course of skills to the workplace is achieved. The typical training PMP® Examination Prep Course (See page 17) program transfers to the job about only 30 percent of what is taught. Our objective is to greatly exceed that level. The To be eligible to earn the certificate, you must: certificate requires that you complete five courses—three e Complete five of the listed courses—all three core “core” courses and two electives—within a period of three courses plus any two of the electives—within three years. years. Each seminar is three days in duration. e Have taken courses offered through the Office of why This Program Is unique Professional Development at NC State University. The Project Management Certificate will provide you with e Have earned FULL CEU credits for each of the courses, indicating that you have met the an excellent means of credentialing and will demonstrate attendance requirements for ALL FIVE classes. that you have been exposed to and have gained a grasp (To receive CEU credit, you are required to of essential skills and knowledge. While not a degree or a attend 90% of each class. If you must be absent specific certification of your qualifications, you will have for meetings or other obligations, you should try to solid evidence of your successful completion of the course schedule the class at a later time.) requirements and an illustration of your dedication to e Submit a completed application form and a $50 becoming more knowledgeable of your field and valuable processing fee. to your organization. Core Courses for the Certificate you must take all three of the following. FrEE wEbInar! nC STaTE ProJECT 1. How to Communicate, Influence, and Negotiate in manaGEmEnT wITh Project Management (See page 4) dr. JIm LEwIS. 2. Project Management: Tools, Principles, and Practices   (See page 5) Log onto 3. Team-Based Project Management (See page 6) http://continuingeducation.ncsu.edu/pmr.html don’T dELay! STarT EarnInG your CErTIFICaTE! Our project management seminars are offered throughout the year. To view a current schedule, go to ContinuingEducation.ncsu.edu. You can register on-line for the seminars. You can also: • Call: 919.515.2261 • For more information e-mail ContinuingEducation@ncsu.edu • Fax: 919.515.7614 Attendance in each class is limited. 18
  • 19. norTh CaroLIna STaTE unIvErSITy Project management Certificate EIPMCERT have completed the requirements to earn a Project Management Certificate from North Carolina State University. According to my records, I have completed the following courses: (1)  ________________________________________________________________________Date:  ___________________________ (2)  ________________________________________________________________________Date: ___________________________ (3)  ________________________________________________________________________Date:  ___________________________ (4)  ________________________________________________________________________Date:  ___________________________ (5)  ________________________________________________________________________Date: ___________________________ (6)  ________________________________________________________________________Date:  ___________________________ help us make sure that we have the most current information about you: First Name  Middle Initial  Last Name  Date of Birth* Title:  ____________________________________ Company:  ________________________________________________________ _ Address:  ___________________________________________________________________________________________________ City, State, Zip Code:  _________________________________________________________________________________________ _ Work (daytime) Telephone:  _____________________________ E-mail Address:  _________________________________________ Name, Phone Number, and E-mail of Manager Approving Training  ____________________________________________________   ___________________________________________________________________________________________________________ *In lieu of SSN, your date of birth is required as a personal identifier for internal record keeping by this university. There is a $50 processing fee for the certificate. Method of Payment (payment must accompany registration): Payor:   a Company   a Individual    Credit Card:     a Visa     a MasterCard     a American Express     a Diners Club Corporate Card:   a Yes   a No      Card #  _____________________________________Expiration Date______________________ Amount $  ____________________ Cardholder’s Name: (please print)  ________________________________________________ Signature (required) (seal) _____________________________________________________________________________________ a   heck Enclosed (U.S. banks only)  (do not fax)     Make check(s) payable to:  C North Carolina State University Please write the name of the participant on the face of your check. a   f you wish to pay by purchase order, please submit your purchase order and this registration form by mail or fax  I them to 919.515.7614. a IDT (NC State University employees only) OUC # ___________________________ Project (FAS) # ___________________ Mail to:     ffice of Professional Development O NC State University Fax to: 919.515.7614 Box 7401 Phone: 919.515.2261 Raleigh, NC 27695-7401 19
  • 20. Save This Catalog Earn Your Certificate in Project Management JoIn ThESE Forward-ThInkInG orGanIzaTIonS whoSE EmPLoyEES havE bEnEFITEd From our ProJECT manaGEmEnT SEmInarS ABB Automation Coda Research, Inc. Inco Inc. NC Farm Bureau Shopbot Tools, Inc. Advanced Energy Corp. College Foundation, Inc. Infrastructure Corp. of America NC School of the Arts Shurtape Technologies, Inc. AIGIS Mechtronics, LLC Commonwealth Industries Integrated Industrial Information NCFC/Central Carolina Bank Solectron Allied Automation Conva Tec Invensys Powerware Netcentrics Corporation Standard Commercial Tobacco Co. Anderson Engineering Cooper Bussmann J. Arthur Dosher Memorial Hospital The News & Observer State of North Carolina (ITS/ETS) AW North Carolina, Inc. Crosland, Inc. John Deere Turf Care Nextgen Pharma Consulting Subsurface Construction Co. Bank of America Dimon International, Inc. Kendro Laboratory Products Nomaco, Inc. Suntech Medical Instruments, Inc. Bayer Healthcare Duke Energy Kerr Group, Inc. Oconee Nuclear Station Syngenta Crop Protection Biogen Idec East Carolina University Kodak Parexel International Tecan US, Inc. Bridgestone Firestone Tire Co. Eisai Inc. Konica Manufacturing PDA Design Services, Inc. The Roberts Company Bryson Constructors, Inc. Elster Electricity Lord Corporation Pepsi Bottling Timken Company BSH Home Appliance Corp. EMC Corporation Lorillard Tobacco Co. Philip Morris USA US Air Force BSN Medical, Inc. Epsilon Group Marshall Space Flight Center Piedmont Research Center US Marine Corps Buehler Motor, Inc. Fayetteville Police Department MacDonald-Bedford Progress Energy UNC-Asheville Cargill Gartner MCNC-RDI Railinc UNC-Charlotte Certain Teed Corporation GlaxoSmithKline Milliken & Co. Red Storm Entertainment, Inc. UNC-Pembroke Chemware, Inc. Guilford Co. Schools Mobile Reach International Research Triangle Institute Wake Co. Facilities Design & Cisco Systems High Point Regional Health System NC A&T State University Rex Healthcare Construction City of Greensboro Highwoods Properties NC Biotechnology Center Sara Lee Bakery Wake Forest University City of High Point Honda R&D Americas NC Departments of Correction and SAS Institute WakeMed Closure Medical Corp. IBM Public Instruction Schindler Elevator Corp. Wyeth Vaccines Start Earning Credits Today! Find out when these seminars are offered: •    n-line at   O •  Fax:  919.515.7614 ContinuingEducation.ncsu.edu •    -mail ContinuingEducation@ncsu.edu e •  Call: 919.515.2261   Attendance in each class is limited. bring These Seminars on-Site! arrange to have any of these seminars presented at the location of your choice. benefits include: e Custom-tailored instruction e Convenience e Substantial savings over public prices if you train ten or more of your people e Call Andy Billingsley at 919.513.5080 or e-mail Andrew_Billingsley@ncsu. edu for more information.