PROJECT MANAGEMENT

Our online classes are taught LIVE by an instructor. Students will need access to a computer and to the Internet. A desktop or laptop computer is preferred, but tablets and smartphones are also an option. CCM will provide access to any specialized software needed for the course.

According to the Project Management Institute (PMI), the world leader in Project Management Certifications, organizations with standardized practices attain better results. Because the Project Management Professional (PMP) and Certified Associate in Project Management (CAPM¬ģ) recognize your knowledge of the profession‚Äôs preeminent global standard, you‚Äôll stand out to employers and be poised to move ahead.

PROJECT MANAGEMENT ESSENTIALS

Project management is one of the most sought after competencies for today’s busi­ness professional. This course is your opportunity to acquire or increase your existing project management knowledge and understanding to apply project management skills and theory in your workplace. Skilled Project Managers are able to deliver results in the shortest time, at the least cost and with the highest quality.

The course lays out current, successful project management methods, diagrams, software, evaluation and review techniques. Experience the vital discipline of coordi­nating a team’s efforts toward successful project outcomes. Practice skills in creativity, situational problem solving and leader­ship. See how to work sensibly with project teams, conflict resolution and negotiations. Learn about practical and proven methods to manage people, procedures and time to achieve the results you need. Learn about realistic up-to-date project concepts like crit­ical path, critical chain project management and agile project management. Understand how to work with time constraints, smart planning, resource allocation, quality control, risk management, cost control and communications management.

This course, tailored for the new or future project manager, is equally appropri­ate for the business owner, entrepreneurs and department heads who find themselves working in teams or at the helm of a project. Students will work on a project plan of their choosing. PMC-129

*Textbook required; click here for book information.

Instructor: Ciro Petti, PMP, MCT, MSO

88411.  14 sessions: 42 hours, CEU 4.2

Time: 6-9 p.m., Mon and Wed, Sept 21-Nov 18 (no class Oct 5, 7, Nov 9, 11)
Cost: $999

AGILE PROJECT MANAGEMENT ESSENTIALS

Agile Project Management has proven to be an adaptive, flexible and effective methodology to complete projects in education, marketing, health care, the military, manufacturing and other industries. This course offers a comprehensive experience in Agile and illustrates how its methodologies help teams perform more effectively. Learn about testing and review, prioritization, resource allocation, transparency and regular modifications for maximum efficiency.

Agile can deliver business value from the very start of the project using rapid, incremental cycles.  The work is tested and reviewed frequently.  Work is performed in the order of priority of features and resources are allocate accordingly.  This is done in a highly transparent environment, encouraging user involvement.  It is regularly visible to external stakeholders who can voice suggestions and concerns for modifications.

Experience the effective methods used in Agile and how they help teams perform better.  The course covers all the popular alternates РScrum, Lean Software Development, Kanban, Extreme Programming (XP), Crystal, Dynamic Systems Development Method (DSDM) and Feature Driven Development (FDD). This course will demonstrate how you can maintain a high level of flexibility and deliver a product that answers customer needs.  PMA-106

*Textbook required; click here for book information.

Instructor: Ciro Petti, PMP, MCT, MSO

88401.  14 Sessions: 42 hours, CEU 4.2

Time: 6-9 p.m., Tues and Thurs, Oct 13-Dec 10 (no class Nov 24 & 26)

Cost: $999


PROJECT MANAGEMENT PMP, CAPM EXAM PREP 

Class will be conducted online using an easy to use, well received collaboration tool called Zoom. Just enter the link sent you for the class and you are in the “classroom” with the instructor and your classmates. The class features comprehensive preparation for certification including exercises and practice exams.

Prerequisite: Project Management Essentials, or substantial prior project management experience with a solid understanding of the principles of Project Management.

This class is preparation for taking the PMI certification exams for Project Management Professional (PMP) and Certified Associate in Project Management (CAPM) and meets the requirement for contact hours of education to be eligible to take the exams.  This course includes information and principles for taking the newly revised exams beginning January 2, 2020.  The student will practice with hundreds of practice test questions.  This course is a robust and comprehensive grounding in the principles of project management, the PMI’s Project Management Body of Knowledge Guide (PMBOK), project best practices and test preparation.  The course covers project life cycles, project knowledge areas, test preparation, test-taking tips and practical best practices.  This course also satisfies requirements for obtaining Professional Development Units (PDUs).  PMC-131 *Textbook required; click here for book information.

After taking this class, you may apply directly to the PMI for details on obtaining their PMP or CAPM certification.

INSTRUCTOR: Ciro Petti, PMP, MCT, MSO

88412.  12 Sessions: 36 hours, CEU 3.6

Time: Nov 14-Dec 22; 9 a.m.-12 p.m. on Nov 14, 21, Dec 5, 19 and 6-9 p.m. on Nov 23, 24, 30, Dec 2, 7, 9, 21, 22.

Cost: $999


MS PROJECT 2016 

Microsoft Project is the most popular project planning tool in the world, used in over 100 countries. PMC-130

The class will be conducted online. Each student is given access to a copy of MS Project 2016 for their computer. It is a hands-on class with all students working with MS Project. You will be given a link to enter the classroom with the instructor and your classmates. The class will be conducted interactively with a view of the instructor’s screen to follow.

With this hands-on course, gain the knowledge to be able to:

  • Develop a plan, build a schedule and assign resources
  • Track and manage tasks, resources and budgets
  • Analyze workloads to share resources across multiple projects
  • Apply best practice principles to plan, manage, maintain and direct projects
  • Produce project status charts and reports

Instructor: Ciro Petti, PMP, MCT, MSO

28413.  5 sessions: 15 hours,CEU 1.5

Time: 6-9 p.m., Mon and Wed, Jan 11-Feb 1 (no class Jan 18, 20)

Cost: $329

Upon completion of these courses, you may be awarded a Certificate in Project Management by the college.