Action-based project management methodology training

The Cadence no-nonsense project management seminar is to provide for a practical and simple to handle project management methodology! Cadence is focused on what you need today, to start your project right now, and getting it done, with a sense of control and confidence. For instance, learn pragmatic techniques to complete more projects on-time and on-budget. In addition, understand how to overcome the obstacles to project success. Learn techniques and procedures for effective communications to proactively identify issues, set expectations and implementing project changes. And, the most important lesson: projects are about people.

Participants are actively involved in class through team workshops, exercises and group discussions. They apply the tools and techniques immediately to workplace projects and issues. They participate in team building workshops, using proven tools and techniques that can be applied to any project.

What distinguishes Cadence from others: a methodology (‘how to…’) which is scalable, adaptive to other approaches, action oriented, practical, flexible, and above all, ready to use.

Benefits to our clients

  • more project completions per year within cost, schedule & performance requirements
  • high performance teams
  • improved processes
  • enhanced competitive position
  • faster response to change
  • more efficient use of resources
  • accelerated development activities
  • balance between competing demands
  • increased productivity

The Cadence Project Management Course content is both aligned with the Guide to the Project Management Body of Knowledge PMBOK Guide® of PMI® and adaptive to current Agile best practices.

This seminar is part of the Organizational Project Management (OPM) Series offered by Cadence. As with all Cadence offerings, the seminar format emphasizes practical and straightforward techniques to facilitate retention and immediate application after the seminar.

Is this the right project management seminar for me?

If you are – or want to be – a project manager, project team member, program manager, functional manager, project sponsor or PMO manager, this training course will provide for all the tools you need to make your projects successful.

Build your competencies and effectiveness:

  • get organized quickly
  • speed up your decision-making
  • increase your productivity
  • find problems earlier
  • estimate with greater confidence
  • overcome people-type barriers
  • create a committed enthusiastic team
  • get management buy-in and understanding

In conclusion, Cadence Project Management is applicable to any project environment, in any industry and this project management methodology seminar will teach you how.

Course Objectives

  • Leading theme: active use of the project life cycle
  • Plan your Project. Develop a project plan and implement with control and confidence.
  • Focus on Action & Results. No endless procedures or red tape: just keep your eye on the ball – getting projects done!
  • Accelerate your Projects. Drive faster project results through planning.
  • Maximize Project Progress. Learn to hold progress meetings in 30 minutes or less.
  • Get Practical Project Experience. Work on your own real projects to produce actionable project plans.
  • Cultivate a Positive Project Environment. Decrease frustration on projects and deliver results more effectively.
  • Craft your Team Skills. Learn to influence people who do not report to you.
  • Drive Consistent Project Results. The power of meeting cost, schedule, and performance on all of your projects.
  • A Trusted Project Management Methodology Seminar. Field-tested tools and techniques, aligned to critical industry standards in project management.

Course Elements

Tools & Techniques People Skills Process
Vision and Objective People & Teamwork Prioritization
Scope Roles Authorization
Work Breakdown Structure Authority Project Phases
Responsibility Matrix Obstacle Removal Scope Change Management
Sizing Guidelines Communications Risk Management
Schedule Stakeholders Progress Meetings & Reports
Budget & EVM Individual Behavior Resource Loading
Kanban Board Group and Inter-cultural Behavior Problem Solving

The learning experience includes

  • Explanation of the concept, tool, or technique
  • Illustrated by a real life example
  • Discussion of non examples
  • Hands on application with two-person exercise
  • In depth application with team workshop (teams working on real projects)
  • Team readout for key learnings

Project Management seminar information

Face-to-face and Virtual training

Format: F2F or Virtual project management seminar, open enrollment, for Teams or In-house groups
Audience: Project Managers, Project Team Members, Technical Leaders, Functional Managers and other people involved in projects
Duration: F2F: 3 days | Virtual: 5 half days
Group size: F2F max 24 | Virtual max 12
Cadence Certificate
PMI PDUs: 24
Cost: Pricing page.
Enroll with your project team members and receive a discount.
Team or In-house group: please ask for quote.

Project Management Seminar Features

  • State-of-the-art training session
  • Seasoned seminar leaders
  • A field-tested methodology
  • Ready to use in practice immediately after the training exercise
  • Life-long support from Cadence
  • Certificate and 24 PDUs (PMI®)

Related seminars & services

  • Scrum Project Management
  • Hybrid Project Management
  • Virtual Project Kick-off
  • PMP Certification Bootcamp – PMI
  • Project Management Framework for Team Members
  • Managing Project Management for Functional Managers
  • Program Management
  • Portfolio Management
  • Project Planning & Control for experienced project managers
  • Risk Management
  • Stakeholder Management
  • Earned Value Management
  • Project Sponsorship
  • Executive Briefings
  • E-learning Certifications (PMP, Scrum, Six Sigma)