WATMEC’s corporate learning programs have the ability to be custom-tailored to address the specific performance requirements of any organization. This flexibility enables learners to leave with relevant tools and skills that are ready for immediate implementation within their workplace.
WATMEC facilitators provide “real world” materials directly related to learners, for tangible business benefits.
Project management skills are essential for those placed in a leadership role. Our selection of classes provide valuable insights for leaders – from beginners to the most experienced – to teach the importance of time management, setting and prioritizing goals, and distributing resources to meet those goals.
Your management team may need to learn more about project management, but have limited time to attend training. This course is customized to meet the specific interests of your audience and to help your executives understand how they contribute to project success. Learn how to lead a project based organization, what the sponsor and management responsibilities on projects are, and the relationship between project management, portfolio management and strategic planning.
Learn the key model for successful project management. Understand the drivers of cost, time and resources and the impact changes play when the charter is changed. Learn how to identify problems, red flags and challenges on the part of the team. Learn enough to ask the right questions and keep your team on track.
Working with the PMBOK 2015 version we will take you through a solid model of how to run a successful project. Working with sample projects you will learn the importance of scope, time, cost, quality, resource management, and how to complete a successful project using a standard model. Time will also be spent understanding the role of the team and communication skills.
This program will meet the requirements for the 35 hours of contact education required for registering for the PMP exam, as well as prepare you to successfully complete the examination and achieve your PMP certificate.
Explore how your project can easily and successfully make the transition to an effective agile environment. Agile Scrum is an incremental, iterative framework for project management and software development – where requirements and solutions evolve through collaboration between self-organizing cross-functional teams.
OpenAgile is a system for teams to execute projects, organize management and operational work in the context of uncertainty or need for continuous improvement. You will learn how to maximize productivity by creating an effective relationship between people, process and principles, learn when to use OpenAgile. Classroom time is focused on simulations, discussions and small group exercises.
According to the Project Management Institute (PMI) you can have the best model, but without a strong team, and a strong team leader your project will often still fail. Learn how to build a team quickly, turn conflict into collaboration and sharpen your overall communication and team skills.
As governments cope with the scarcity of resources, demands for increased productivity and service levels, and a rapidly changing workplace, project management will be one of the key skills of public managers. Dealing with multiple stakeholders, new or unproven technology, shifting or unclear project requirements, transparency and constrain resources are a few of the challenges covered in this program. Learn some of the tools to apply to meet these increasing demands.
Learn how to identify all stakeholders, and techniques for uncovering their real expectations (those hidden agendas), 10 analytical methods for understanding stakeholders and finally techniques for leveraging the influence, power and authority of stakeholders to achieve desired goals.
This program is designed around the PMBOK. Individuals will work in teams and complete real projects from your organization. Where possible we like to include your senior staff especially in areas of costing and quality. Content includes:
In pre-training assessments, WATMEC establishes measurable learning outcomes, to ensure the ‘right fit’. For example, making presentations in a classroom with feedback from the facilitator and group is ideal for improving presentation skills. But if an organization is facing time or geographic issues, or your skill-building concerns involve only one individual, we may recommend utilizing webinars, e-learning or even one-on-one coaching.