• Live Instruction

• Hands-on, Guided Activities

• LIVE Remote or Classroom Delivery

What’s Included

  • Small class sizes
  • Certificate of course completion

PROJECT MANAGEMENT
COURSE OUTLINES

PM 101

Project Management 101 focuses primarily on how to begin a project and ensure that you have everything you need, including a charter and a viable stakeholder management process. In this Project Management 101 workshop, we make the process, jargon, and tools of professional project managers easy for everyone to understand. After a brief overview of industry standards and PMI (the Project Management Institute), you will experiment with various activities in order to learn what makes a project successful.

$475 4 Tickets

Detailed Course Outline

Project Management Basics
  • Project Management terms and basics
  • Project Constraints
  • Responding to Change Requests
  • Setting Clear Project Goals and Deliverables
  • Overview of PM Process Groups
  • 4 Questions to Ask at the Start of Every Project
PMI: The Industry Standard
  • The Project Management Institute (PMI)
  • PMI Certifications – Project Management Professional
  • How/Why you Might Get Certified
Stakeholder Management
  • Identify Stakeholders
  • Getting Stakeholders on Your Side
Identifying Feasibility and Project Launch
  • Preliminary Requirements Gathering
  • Realign to Solution Focus
  • Announce the Project with a Charter
Outcomes:
  • Develop a better understanding of Project Management and PM Terms
  • Techniques to deal with change requests
  • Usable structures to start a project the right way
  • How to manage stakeholders

"Our outlines are a guide to the content covered on a typical class. We may change or alter the course topics to meet the objectives of a particular class."

PM 102

In PM 102: Project Planning – Create the Plan, continue digging into the mechanics of planning in order to ensure that your next project is a success. You will also learn to use critical path methodology to predict how long a project will take and discover what to do when faced with unexpected delays. Experiment with the tools that are used by experts in this field and modify them to work for your benefit. This workshop will teach you to build a communication plan and schedule with a work-breakdown structure while keeping effort, duration, and resources in mind.


$475 4 Tickets

Detailed Course Outline

Communication Planning
  • What Information to Communicate and How to Communicate It
Project Requirements
  • Uncover Business Requirements of the Project
  • Specify Everything the Deliverables Must Do & Be Like
  • How to Discover Hidden Requirements
Building the List of Tasks
  • Create Different Types of Work Breakdowns
  • Correctly Estimating Time
Risk Planning
  • How Risk Planning Works
  • Building Mitigation and Contingency Plans
  • Distributing Risk Responsibility with Triggers
Outcomes:
  • A professional requirements document
  • Communication planning that keeps people in the loop
  • A break down of the work involved (WBS) and the schedule
  • An approach to professional risk management

"Our outlines are a guide to the content covered on a typical class. We may change or alter the course topics to meet the objectives of a particular class."

PM 103

In this workshop, continue digging into the mechanics of planning in order to ensure that your next project is a success. You will also learn to use critical path methodology to predict how long a project will take and discover what to do when faced with unexpected delays. Experiment with the tools that are used by experts in this field and modify them to work for your benefit. This workshop will teach you to build a communication plan and schedule with a work-breakdown structure while keeping effort, duration, and resources in mind.

$475 4 Tickets

Detailed Course Outline

Observe, Track, and Report
  • How to track projects and what to pay attention to
  • How to get real and honest answers when tracking
  • Observe and track a project’s progress and variances
  • Run an effective project status meeting
  • How to report clearly and concisely
Risk Management, Uncovering Issues, and Closing
  • Analyzing risk
  • How to figure out what’s going wrong when things “keep happening”
  • What to do when the final product is delivered
  • How to learn from mistakes and smooth out future projects
Outcomes:
  • Clarity on how to keep track of projects while they run
  • The ability to keep people in the loop and on track
  • Projects that run more smoothly and are less “dangerous”
  • A project team that constantly improves

"Our outlines are a guide to the content covered on a typical class. We may change or alter the course topics to meet the objectives of a particular class."

PM For the rest of us

Project Management for the Rest of Us is for anyone who does project work, collaborates with project management professionals, or is considering entering the field. Workshop topics are aligned with the Project Management Institute’s (PMI) globally-accepted project management best practices. By the end of the workshop, participants will have concrete knowledge of what project management is and how to effectively plan, prioritize and manage projects and deadlines fast-paced work environments. Note: This workshop is not designed for preparation for a certification exam in project management. It is designed to increase the effectiveness of everyday project management.

$475 4 Tickets

Detailed Course Outline

Understanding
  • How Professionals Structure Projects
  • How to Respond to Change Requests
Initiation
  • Setting Up Projects the Right Way
  • Outcomes vs. Deliverables, and the Importance of Both
  • 4 Questions to Ask at the Beginning of Every Project
Project Requirements
  • Deciding on all Requirements
  • Uncovering Missed Requirements
Task Planning
  • Breaking Down the Work into Tasks
  • Accurately Estimating Time
  • Track Progress & Manage Scope Creep
  • Reporting on Progress
Outcomes:
  • Understanding of how project managers make things happen
  • Tools to be successful on projects
  • Methodologies for starting projects
  • Understanding around what the project really needs
  • The methodology PM’s use to plan projects

"Our outlines are a guide to the content covered on a typical class. We may change or alter the course topics to meet the objectives of a particular class."

Three Class Discount

Buy any three classes and receive 20% off.

The Training to YOU Three Class Discount is a terrific way for an individual to purchase multiple classes for a discount. Whether you are looking for a series of classes like Excel 1, 2 & 3 or a variety of classes such as Google Sheets, Docs and Slides the Three Class Discount is the way to go!

State of Arizona employees are eligible for an additional discount.

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Class Ratings
4.9 stars from 1984 reviewers:

“I learned so much in this Excel 1 course. My Instructor paced the class just right so you felt challenged but not overwhelmed (even with 264 pages). He ensured we were all engaged in the material and always allowed us an opportunity to ask any questions. He is patient and eager to help. I’m thrilled to have found this class and leaving with so much useful information. Overall one of the best instructors I’ve had! He did an amazing job!! ”

— S.G. took Excel 1

“I really enjoyed this class. My instructor has a very unique ability to convert technical terminology into plain English and makes the material so much easier to understand. My instructor was very attentive and ensured everyone was on the same page before moving on and provided assistance if we were having any difficulties.”

— A.G. took Excel 2

“Alexandre is very easy to learn from. His thorough teaching technique helps you understand the material and hold that info in your brain. I can’t wait to start applying this to my forms I use everyday! Thank you so much!”

— S.P. took Excel 1

EXCEL TRAINING FAQ

Training to YOU is dedicated to providing the best online and in-person Excel training classes. Find answers to some of our most frequently questions related to Excel training below, or contact us should you require further assistance.

LIVE Remote training classes can be taken anywhere you have a computer, an internet connection, dual monitors, and Zoom software.

Classroom training is taken at our facility in downtown Phoenix. Everything you need to take the class is in our classroom.  These classes are also supported by onsite technical support staff.

Instructors may or may not be present in the classroom.  A hands-on experience will be provided for each participant regardless of the location chosen.

LIVE Remote classes start the set-up process at 8:00 a.m. 

Classroom participants should arrive no by 8:15 a.m. 

Students that arrive late will be asked to reschedule. 

Instruction begins at 8:30 a.m. for both classroom and LIVE Remote delivery. 

Classes are scheduled to end at 4:30 p.m. but this may vary depending on class size and student skill level.  

All times are in MST for Phoenix, AZ where Daylight Savings Time is not observed. 

See the local time in Phoenix here for clarification. 

You will need: 

  • A stable, high-speed internet connection (wired is recommended over Wi-Fi whenever available) 
  • A PC or laptop with mouse and keyboard 
  • A second monitor (preferred) or device (screen size should be large enough to view instructor’s share) 
  • Speakers or headphones are a must and a microphone is recommended.  

Click here for full setup instructions, including links to test your system and network.  

If you do not have the resources above, consider taking your class in-person at our training center and we will provide everything you need. 

This depends on your current level of experience. Reference our Excel Tracks document here to determine the path that best suits your training needs. Most will benefit from starting at the beginning with Excel 1 which is the perfect introduction to the core concepts, terminology and navigation of the application. Before you decide to start with a course later in the series, we recommend reviewing the full list of topics covered by downloading the PDF outline for that course below the course description. 

Our instructors can travel anywhere in the United States to deliver training. Contact registration for a quote at registration@trainingtoyou.com