Certifications Preparation

Instruction / guidance on preparing for PMI certifications

  • How to Pass the PMP (or any) Certification Exam

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    • Are you dreading taking (or re-taking) the PMP exam?
    • Do you have difficulty memorizing formulas?
    • Would you like to add additional certifications to your resume?

    The PMP exam is a valued certification and a requirement for many positions. The exam itself, however, can be challenging. Many people struggle with the exam, despite knowing the material. This session will help you understand the basics of learning the material for the PMP exam, memorization techniques, and ways to improve your chances of passing the exam on the first try. The techniques can be applied to any certification exam, and will help you manage your time, focus your attention and reduce test anxiety.

    How to Pass the PMP (or any) Certification Exam

  • CANCELED-Maximizing the Value of Your PMI Membership

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    About the Presentation

    This presentation will detail the many service offerings from both PMI and the PMI Washington, D.C. Chapter. It will show you how PMI resources can increase your knowledge, grow your network and advance your career.

    Contact guard at the front desk for access to Suite 1600. Networking 11:30 - 12:00. Bring your own lunch.

    CANCELED-Maximizing the Value of Your PMI Membership

  • How to Pass the PMP (or any) Certification Exam

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    Are you dreading taking (or re-taking) the PMP exam? · Do you have difficulty memorizing formulas? · Would you like to add additional certifications to your resume? The PMP exam is a valued certification and a requirement for many positions. The exam itself, however, can be challenging. Many people struggle with the exam, despite knowing the material. This session will help you understand the basics of learning the material for the PMP exam, memorization techniques, and ways to improve your chances of passing the exam on the first try. The techniques can be applied to any certification exam and will help you manage your time, focus your attention, and reduce test anxiety.

    How to Pass the PMP (or any) Certification Exam

  • A Key Ingredient for Project Management Success: Change Management

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    About the Presentation

    What is a key outcome of a project implementation? Change! Successfully implementing change requires systematic engagement of key stakeholders, managing risks, and effective communications. Project managers can establish a strong foundation for the project by developing a shared vision for the future state and then support the client to successfully navigate the change and sustain the gains.

    A Key Ingredient for Project Management Success: Change Management

  • Introduction to Agile Bootcamp Course

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    This two-day Agile Training course offers hands-on practices in Iteration Planning, Product Roadmap and Backlog, Estimating Practices, User Story Development and Iteration Execution. This course has been approved and earns all students the Certified IC Agile Professional designation upon completion of the course. Additionally, a total of 14 PDUs will be available upon completion of the course.

    Introduction to Agile Bootcamp Course

  • Introduction to Agile Bootcamp Course

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    This two-day Agile Training course offers hands-on practices in Iteration Planning, Product Roadmap and Backlog, Estimating Practices, User Story Development and Iteration Execution. This course has been approved and earns all students the Certified IC Agile Professional designation upon completion of the course. Additionally, a total of 14 PDUs will be available upon completion of the course.

    Introduction to Agile Bootcamp Course

  • Into The Heart Of Darkness, My Journey Into Agile

    Forrest Long, PMP, ACP will be speaking on his journey from traditional project management into Agile and what he learned in the process, including what project managers need to know to pass the ACP as well as how traditional project managers can use Agile techniques today to improve their projects resulting in happier employees and customers.

    Into The Heart Of Darkness, My Journey Into Agile

  • A Key Ingredient for Project Management Success: Change Management

    What is a key outcome of a project implementation? Change! Successfully implementing change requires systematic engagement of key stakeholders, managing risks, and effective communications. Project managers can establish a strong foundation for the project by developing a shared vision for the future state and then support the client to successfully navigate the change and sustain the gains.

    A Key Ingredient for Project Management Success: Change Management

  • The Project Manager’s Guide to Agility

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    Organizations everywhere are jumping headlong into Agile; and this massive shift has impacted the role of the Project Manager. On time, under budget, and within scope no longer cuts it. We also must deliver high-quality, radically innovative products and services lightning fast; and Agile can help us get there. So, how do we become more Agile? It starts with rethinking our role and re-quipping ourselves as Project Managers. This interactive, game-filled session will discuss practical steps to becoming more Agile and ways to lead our teams and organizations to success.

    The Project Manager’s Guide to Agility

  • Maximizing the Value of Your PMI Membership

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    This event goes from 12:00 pm to 1:00 pm on February 26th.

    About the Program

    This presentation will detail the many service offerings from both PMI and the PMI Washington, D.C. Chapter. It will show you how PMI resources can increase your knowledge, grow your network and advance your career.

    Maximizing the Value of Your PMI Membership

  • Introduction to SAFe 4.5

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    Introduction to SAFe 4.5

  • Implementing and Maintaining an Earned Value Management System (EVMS)

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    About the Presentation

    This session will provide participants the needed points of reference for implementing and maintaining an Earned Value Management System (EVMS).

    Our speaker, Dale Gillam, in his many leadership positions from SAIC’s EVM and Scheduling focal point to active Board roles in NDIA, CPM, and NCMA, is a leader in the EVM field and well informed to shine the light on what it takes to implement and maintain an EVMS.

    Implementing and Maintaining an Earned Value Management System (EVMS)

  • EVM and Agile - Can They Co-exist?

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    About the Presentation

    As an Agile team member, are you trying to figure out where you are, exactly, in the bigger picture of product development compared to where you are expected to be? Are you are working on a government contract where Earned Value Management (EVM) implementation is mandatory, but would like to use Agile software development methods? Perhaps you're an Agile project manager often "translating" Agile iteration results for non-Agile stakeholders? As a product manager, would you like to be able to forecast the impacts of changes on your expected return on investment?

    EVM and Agile - Can They Co-exist?

  • How to Pass the PMP (or any) Certification Exam

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    About the Program


  • Are you dreading taking (or re-taking) the PMP exam?
  • Do you have difficulty memorizing formulas?
  • Would you like to add additional certifications to your resume?
  • The PMP exam is a valued certification, and a requirement for many positions. The exam itself, however, can be challenging. Many people struggle with the exam, despite knowing the material. This session will help you understand the basics of learning the material for the PMP exam, memorization techniques, and ways to improve your chances of passing the exam on the first try. The techniques can be applied to any certification exam, and will help you manage your time, focus your attention and reduce test anxiety.

How to Pass the PMP (or any) Certification Exam

  • A Practical Approach to Knowledge Management

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    About the Program

    Within the perspective of project management’s best practices, three common sense premises are assumed to be shared with the audience:

    A Practical Approach to Knowledge Management