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Training and Workshops

Currently Offered Workshops (enroll through the Employee Learning Center 

 

Introduction to Process Mapping 

 
Description:  This workshop introduces participants to the benefits and techniques of process mapping. Activities include process context discussions and detailed process mapping using swimlanes. The course also introduces techniques for assessing and improving processes.
 
Prerequisites: None
 
Objectives:
  • Define process mapping concepts
  • Discuss the steps in analyzing a process
  • Learn and practice some facilitation techniques
  • Understand some process mapping tools 
 
Introduction to Process Improvement 
 
Description: Building on the process mapping techniques learned in the prerequisite class, this course introduces participants to some process improvement tips and techniques and will help participants identify opportunities for improvement in their processes.
 
Prerequisites: Introduction to Process Mapping
 
Objectives:
  • Provide background
  • Understand the justification & challenges for process improvements
  • Learn & practice some methods & tools to assist 
 
Managing Projects at Princeton 
 
Description: The purpose of the course is to prepare participants to manage projects using the Princeton Project Management Methodology.
 
Prerequisites: Project Management experience recommended
 
Objectives:
  • Be familiar with the Princeton Project Management Methodology (PPMM)
  • Understand how to launch and manage a project
  • Access Princeton’s templates and tools for project management
  •  Understand how the Princeton Culture influences projects
 
Project Management Basics 
 
Description: The purpose of this course is to provide basic tools to the inexperienced person who may be asked to manage a project or effort, including a project management checklist.
 
Prerequisites: None
 
Objectives:
  • Review the Project Management Checklist (the “one-pager”)
  • Use “critical” components of the Checklist in some class exercises
 

On Demand Workshops (Contact a member of our office to schedule)

 

Campus Readiness

Description: The purpose of the course is to help project managers learn how to effectively facilitate organizational change through the use of a campus readiness strategy, utilizing the appropriate outreach and communication methods and tools.
 
Prerequisites: Project Management experience recommended
 
Objectives:
  • Define campus readiness
  • Recognize basic campus readiness concepts
  • Discuss the Commitment Curve and why it is important to project and communication planning
  • Describe the campus readiness process
  • Perform an impact analysis
 

Detailed Project Schedule

Description: The purpose of this course is to expand upon the principles of creating a project plan.  Specific discussions and interactive exercises will include resource/task estimation, dependencies and milestones, and the art of determining the right level of detail to track in a project plan.
 
Prerequisites: Project Management experience recommended
 
Objectives:
  • Provide the principles of creating a project schedule
  • Discuss the science and art of creating a “useful” project schedule
  • Provide tips for estimating work
 

Initiating Complex Projects

Description: The purpose of the course is to work through the process and Project Office templates for launching a complex project.
 
Prerequisites: Project Management experience recommended
 
Objectives:
  • Define & discuss the characteristics of a complex project
  • Provide keys to success with a complex project
  • Provide tips to help with common problems
 

Project Leadership

Description: The purpose of this workshop is to provide strategies to improve Leadership Qualities, specifically focused on LEAD (Listen, Encourage, Act, Delegate).
 
Prerequisites: Project Management experience recommended
 
Objectives:
  • Leadership is a function of how we Listen, Encourage, Act, Delegate
 

Project Risk Management

Description: The purpose of this course is to define risk concepts and share best practices in the identification, tracking and monitoring of risks during the course of a project.
 
Prerequisites: Project Management experience recommended
 
Objectives:
  • Define risk and risk terminology
  • Understand common risk factors
  • Discuss the art & science of risk management
  • Learn & practice some risk tools & templates