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Mastering Scope & Requirements Management

PDUs: 12
12
PDUs: 12
$209
 

Course Description: This course walks you through a structured system to help you understand and apply the specific techniques that will put you in control of the project’s scope from its inception through delivery. You will learn how to understand, validate, document, and control the product and project requirements. We’ve also provided case studies to enforce what […]

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Authors: Velociteach

Mastering Scope & Requirements Management
This course walks you through a structured system to help you understand and apply the specific techniques that will put you in control of the project’s scope from its inception through delivery. You will learn how to understand, validate, document, and control the product and project requirements. We've also provided case studies to enforce what you've learned. To finish, we'll cover the ten common mistakes people make. This course is also available in the PDU Passport, our all-access pass to every InSite PDU course. Outline:
  • Introduction & Tutorial
  • Analyze & Understand the Problem and the Solution
  • Case Study - Corona Corporation
  • Gather and Organize the Product Requirements
  • Case Study - BestLine Hardware
  • Communicate the Scope to the Stakeholders
  • Case Study - Radia Engineering
  • Manage Execution, Change & Acceptance
  • 10 Common Mistakes
  • Course Summary
Takeaways:
  • Ten Scope Laws
  • Stakeholder Analysis Assistant.xls
  • Product Description Checklist
  • Pre-Flight Checklist
  • Attributes of a Well-Defined Requirement
  • SWOT Grid
  • Certificate of Completion
Target Audience: Best for PMP® and PgMP® certification holders. Outcome: 12 Professional Development Units (PDUs) that can be applied towards the following certifications: PMP, PgMP, PfMP, PMI-ACP, PMI-BA, PMI-RMP, and PMI-SP Author: Bill Yates

Communications Excellence: Driving Project Success

PDUs: 10
10
PDUs: 10
$179
 

Course Description: Having good communication skills is critical as a successful project manager. PMs spend 90% of their time communicating to project sponsors, team members, customers, vendors and other stakeholders. This course will teach you the best communication practices that make the top project managers successful. It also includes templates and techniques that you can immediately apply […]

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Authors: Velociteach

Communications Excellence: Driving Project Success
Having good communication skills is critical as a successful project manager. PMs spend 90% of their time communicating to project sponsors, team members, customers, vendors and other stakeholders. This course will teach you the best communication practices that make the top project managers successful. It also includes templates and techniques that you can immediately apply to your projects. This course is also available in the PDU Passport, our all-access pass to every InSite PDU course. Outline:
  • Introduction & Tutorial
  • Fundamentals of Successful Communication
  • Email Communication
  • Communicating Bad News
  • Lessons Learned
  • How to Present Earned Value
  • Using Visual Aids & Dashboards
  • How Can I Get Better - Personal Assessment
  • Course Summary
Takeaways:
  • Student Notes
  • Communication Model
  • Stakeholder Analysis Assistant.xls
  • Email Checklist
  • Certificate of Completion
Target Audience: Best for PMP® and PgMP® certification holders. Outcome: 10 Professional Development Units (PDUs) that can be applied towards the following certifications: PMP, PgMP, PfMP, PMI-ACP, PMI-BA, PMI-RMP, and PMI-SP Author: Bill Yates

Best Practices in Project Management, 2nd Edition

PDUs: 6.5
5.5
1
PDUs: 6.5
$99
 

Course Description: Looking to become a better project manager? Look no further! This unique and practical e-learning course teaches you how to leverage the knowledge and experience of seasoned project managers. This course is packed with tips, tricks and practical techniques you can immediately apply to your own projects. You will finish the course feeling confident with […]

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Authors: Velociteach

Best Practices in Project Management, 2nd Edition
Looking to become a better project manager? Look no further! This unique and practical e-learning course teaches you how to leverage the knowledge and experience of seasoned project managers. This course is packed with tips, tricks and practical techniques you can immediately apply to your own projects. You will finish the course feeling confident with your management practices. The course features integrated knowledge checks as well as a Final Exam to assess your capture of the concepts. This course is also available in the PDU Passport, our all-access pass to every InSite PDU course. Outline:
  • Begin With The End In Mind - Visualize The Goal
  • Understanding Project Stakeholders
  • Understanding The Product
  • Understanding the Work Breakdown Structure
  • Issues and Change Management
  • Organizing The Project
  • Tracking, Communicating & Reporting
Takeaways:
  • Thorough student notes to fill in as you follow along with the course
  • Integrated Knowledge Checks
  • Final Exam
  • Certificate of Completion
Target Audience: Best for PMP® and PgMP® certification holders. Outcome: 6.5 Professional Development Units (PDUs) that can be applied towards the following certifications: PMP, PgMP, PfMP, PMI-ACP, PMI-BA, PMI-RMP, and PMI-SP. (If you have a different certification other than PMP or PgMP, all 6.5 PDUs may not apply to your recertification). Authors: Bill Yates and Louis Alderman 

17 Top Reasons Why Projects Fail and What You Can Do to Avoid Failure

PDUs: 6
2
4
PDUs: 6
$149
 

Course Description: Project failure is expensive to your organization and to your career. This course will reveal the most prevalent causes of project failure and will show you what you can do to avoid the reason for failure by going after the root causes. Not surprisingly, the project manager is almost always a major factor for success […]

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Authors: Velociteach

17 Top Reasons Why Projects Fail and What You Can Do to Avoid Failure
Project failure is expensive to your organization and to your career. This course will reveal the most prevalent causes of project failure and will show you what you can do to avoid the reason for failure by going after the root causes. Not surprisingly, the project manager is almost always a major factor for success or failure of a project. This course is so important to project and program managers, it should be mandatory for all project and program managers—whether new or experienced. Although the course is predominantly focused on IT projects, the lessons are relevant to all industries and all projects. This course and its takeaway exhibits can be a game changer for your career. This course is also available in Neal Whitten’s Professional Development Series: Achieving Project Success and the PDU Passport, our all-access pass to every InSite PDU course. Outline: 
  • Introduction
  • Project Failure
  • Reasons for Project Failure
  • Incomplete Requirements
  • Unreliable Estimates
  • Poor Project Planning
  • Poor Risk Management
  • Inadequate Staffing
  • Insufficiently Skilled Staff
  • Ineffective Executive Sponsorship
  • Lack of User Involvement
  • Ineffective Methodology and Processes
  • Poor Communications
  • Weak Governance
  • Poorly Managed Expectations
  • Ineffective Quality Focus
  • Scope Creep and Weak Change Control System
  • Ineffective Monitoring and Controlling
  • Inadequate Testing
  • Weak Project Manager
  • Course Questions and Answers
  • Assessing Your Project's Health
  • Course True/False Quiz
  • Course Summary and Wrap Up

Takeaways: 

  • Exercise - Assessing your Project's Health
  • Power Snippet
  • Foundational Guidance for Successful Projects
  • True/False Quiz (with answers)
  • Certificate of Completion

Target Audience: Best for PMP® and PgMP® certification holders.

Outcome: 6 Professional Development Units (PDUs) that can be applied towards the following certifications: PMP, PgMP, PfMP, PMI-ACP, PMI-BA, PMI-RMP, and PMI-SP

Author: Neal Whitten 

Applied Risk Management

PDUs: 6
5.5
0.5
PDUs: 6
$119
 

Course Description: Wanting a course to follow up Risk Management Fundamentals? This course builds upon the previous course’s foundation to build your working knowledge in applying specific practical approaches, processes, and tools and techniques in managing the uncertainty—or risk—of the project’s success from the inception to the completion. Included are 22 downloadable “takeaways” which you can find […]

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Authors: Velociteach

Applied Risk Management
Wanting a course to follow up Risk Management Fundamentals? This course builds upon the previous course’s foundation to build your working knowledge in applying specific practical approaches, processes, and tools and techniques in managing the uncertainty—or risk—of the project’s success from the inception to the completion. Included are 22 downloadable “takeaways” which you can find in the course's Media Center for your use. This course is also available in the PDU Passport, our all-access pass to every InSite PDU course. Outline:
  • Introduction
  • The Risk Management Plan
  • The Risk Register
  • Tools & Techniques for Identifying Risks
  • Tools & Techniques for Qualitative Risk Analysis
  • Tools & Techniques for Quantitative Risk Analysis
  • Tools & Techniques for Responding to Risks
  • Response Process & Risk Register
  • Monitor & Control Risks
  • Review
Takeaways:
  • Risk Management Toolbox
  • Project Summaries
  • Risk Management Plan Example
  • Formal & Informal Risk Management Template
  • Potential Threat List (with suggested responses)
  • SWOT Analysis Example & Template
  • 5-Whys Technique
  • Cause and Effect Diagram Template
  • Probability & Impact Scoring
  • Risk Response Planning Process
  • Risk Management Audit Worksheet
  • Certificate of Completion
Target Audience: Best for PMP® and PgMP® certification holders. Outcome: 6 Professional Development Units (PDUs) that can be applied towards the following certifications: PMP, PgMP, PfMP, PMI-ACP, PMI-BA, PMI-RMP, and PMI-SP Author: Margo Love

The Strategy of Project Selection

PDUs: 6
6
PDUs: 6
$149
 

Course Description: With so many project proposals to choose from to charter as programs and projects and include in the portfolio, why are some chosen and others abandoned?  In this course, learn why projects are investments, where they fit in the “big picture” and how they are vetted against each other based on beneficial contributions and the […]

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Authors: Velociteach

The Strategy of Project Selection
With so many project proposals to choose from to charter as programs and projects and include in the portfolio, why are some chosen and others abandoned?  In this course, learn why projects are investments, where they fit in the “big picture” and how they are vetted against each other based on beneficial contributions and the cost of the investment.   Factors such as project triggers, compliance factors, the gap from today to tomorrow, and financial benefit measurement methods are reviewed and explained.  These strategies and concepts apply to project and program investments - whether traditional or agile! This course is also available in the Complete Your Talent Triangle bundle and the PDU Passport, our all-access pass to every InSite PDU course. Outline: 
  • Introduction
  • Project Triggers
  • Relative Priorities
  • Benefit Measurement Methods
  • Return on Investment
  • Benefit Cost Ration
  • Time Value of Money
  • Present Value of Benefit
  • Net Present Value
  • Internal Rate of Return
  • Hurdle Rate
  • Opportunity Cost
  • Value-Based Prioritization
  • The Proposal
  • The Project Portfolio Selection
  • Closing
Takeaways: 
  • Return on Investment and Benefit Cost Ratio.pdf
  • Time Value of Money.pdf
  • Present Value and Net Present Value.pdf
  • Velociteach Calculator - Net Present Value
  • Velociteach Calculator - Return on Investment
  • Certificate of Completion
Target Audience: Best for PMP® and PgMP® certification holders. Outcome: 6 Professional Development Units (PDUs) that can be applied towards the following certifications: PMP, PgMP, PfMP, PMI-ACP, PMI-BA, PMI-RMP, and PMI-SP Author: Louis Alderman

Fundamentals of Earned Value Management

PDUs: 5
4.5
0.5
PDUs: 5
$99
 

Course Description: Learn the basic components of earned value and how they are combined to provide a picture of project status, trends, and direction. This course is full of exercises to provide experience in understanding your project scenario in terms of earned value. The course includes the Earned Value Formula Map – a tool to visualize what […]

Course Highlights:

Authors: Velociteach

Fundamentals of Earned Value Management
Learn the basic components of earned value and how they are combined to provide a picture of project status, trends, and direction. This course is full of exercises to provide experience in understanding your project scenario in terms of earned value. The course includes the Earned Value Formula Map – a tool to visualize what you already know about your project and “map” the location of what you are being asked to find out. This course is also available in the Complete Your Talent Triangle bundle and the PDU Passport, our all-access pass to every InSite PDU course. Outline: 
  • Project Questions
  • Adding the Time Frame
  • Correlation of Information
  • Budget at Completion
  • Actual Cost
  • Planned Value
  • Cost Variance
  • Schedule Variance
  • Project Status (Cumulative vs. Periodic)
  • Spending Efficiency
  • Final Exam
  • Summary
Takeaways:
  • Earned Value Formula Map
  • Budget at Completion Exercise
  • Actual Cost Exercise
  • Planned Value Exercise
  • Earned Value Exercise
  • Cost Variance Exercise
  • Schedule Variance Exercise
  • Schedule Variance in the Time Domain Exercise
  • Project Status Exercise
  • Cost Performance Index Exercise
  • Schedule Performance Index Exercise
  • Status Matrix
  • Blank Formula Map
  • Final Exam (with answers)
  • Certificate of Completion
Target Audience: Best for PMP® and PgMP® certification holders. Outcome: 5 Professional Development Units (PDUs) that can be applied towards the following certifications: PMP, PgMP, PfMP, PMI-ACP, PMI-BA, PMI-RMP, and PMI-SP Author: Louis Alderman

Fundamentals of Schedule Network Diagramming

PDUs: 5
5
PDUs: 5
$99
 

Course Description: Whether equipping yourself for your career, preparing for an exam, or building a foundation to teach others about project schedule network diagramming—this course is where it all starts! Learn the basic components of project scheduling and the network diagramming of schedule activities. This course is full of exercises to provide experience in understanding your project […]

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Authors: Velociteach

Fundamentals of Schedule Network Diagramming
Whether equipping yourself for your career, preparing for an exam, or building a foundation to teach others about project schedule network diagramming—this course is where it all starts! Learn the basic components of project scheduling and the network diagramming of schedule activities. This course is full of exercises to provide experience in understanding your project schedule, dependencies, the critical path, float, leads and lags, and schedule compression - all from the perspective of the precedence network diagram! Learn the mechanics of the Forward Pass and the Backward Pass, including "how-to" when the relationships are FS, SS, SF, and FF—and even if there are leads or lags included! This course is also available in the PDU Passport, our all-access pass to every InSite PDU course. Outline:
  • Creating the Schedule
  • Dependencies
  • Logical Relationships
  • Leads vs. Lags
  • Diagramming Activities Between Milestones
  • Analyze the Network
  • Forward Pass & Backward Pass
  • The Critical Path
  • Fast Tracking
  • Schedule Compression
  • Summary
  • Final Exam
Takeaways: 
  • Dependencies, Leads & Lags Exercise (with answers)
  • Creating the Diagram Exercise (with answers)
  • Identifying the Network Paths Exercise (with answers)
  • Forward Pass Exercise (with answers)
  • Backward Pass Exercise (with answers)
  • Identify the Critical Path Exercise (with answers)
  • Float Exercise (with answers)
  • Schedule Compression Exercise (with answers)
  • Final Exam (with answers)
  • Certificate of Completion
Target Audience: Best for PMP® and PgMP® certification holders. Outcome: 5 Professional Development Units (PDUs) that can be applied towards the following certifications: PMP, PgMP, PfMP, PMI-ACP, PMI-BA, PMI-RMP, and PMI-SP Author: Louis Alderman

Lessons from Top PMs

PDUs: 5
5
PDUs: 5
$89
 

Course Description: Don’t miss out on this highly informative course! This course describes the Alpha Study, a groundbreaking study that identifies top-performing project managers and the keys to their success. The course is based on research from the book Alpha Project Managers: What the Top 2% Know That Everyone Else Does Not by Andy Crowe. Meet the […]

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Authors: Velociteach

Lessons from Top PMs
Don't miss out on this highly informative course! This course describes the Alpha Study, a groundbreaking study that identifies top-performing project managers and the keys to their success. The course is based on research from the book Alpha Project Managers: What the Top 2% Know That Everyone Else Does Not by Andy Crowe. Meet the Top Performers – the Alphas – and hear their advice and begin applying the lessons today! This course is also available in the Complete Your Talent Triangle bundle and the PDU Passport, our all-access pass to every InSite PDU course. Outline:
  • Introduction
  • Outliers & Alphas
  • The Alpha Study
  • Meet the Alphas
  • Differences in Alphas and Non-Alphas
  • Summary
  • Quiz
Takeaways: 
  • Thorough student notes to fill in as you follow along with the course
  • Course Progress Checklist
  • 10 Areas of Project Management Assessment
  • Exercise: Leading Without Authority
  • Certificate of Completion
Target Audience: Best for PMP® and PgMP® certification holders. Outcome: 5 Professional Development Units (PDUs) that can be applied towards the following certifications: PMP, PgMP, PfMP, PMI-ACP, PMI-BA, PMI-RMP, and PMI-SP Authors: Andy Crowe and Bill Yates

Risk Management Fundamentals

PDUs: 5
4.5
0.5
PDUs: 5
$89
 

Course Description: This course builds the foundation for your understanding and application of specific techniques that will prepare your stance related to the uncertainty – or risk – of the project’s success from the start to finish milestones. (Includes a real-life case study to exemplify how the concepts being taught in this course were applied successfully in a […]

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Authors: Velociteach

Risk Management Fundamentals
This course builds the foundation for your understanding and application of specific techniques that will prepare your stance related to the uncertainty – or risk – of the project’s success from the start to finish milestones. (Includes a real-life case study to exemplify how the concepts being taught in this course were applied successfully in a well-known event!) This course is also available in the Complete Your Talent Triangle bundle and the PDU Passport, our all-access pass to every InSite PDU course. Outline:
  • Introduction & Tutorial
  • Baseline Exam
  • Risk Overview
  • Risk Management Planning
  • Responding and Managing Risks
  • Course Summary
  • Review Quiz
Takeaways:
  • Course Progress Time Sheet
  • Risk Management Fundamentals - Baseline Exam
  • Risk Management Fundamentals - Student Notes
  • Certificate of Completion
Target Audience: Best for PMP® and PgMP® certification holders. Outcome: 5 Professional Development Units (PDUs) that can be applied towards the following certifications: PMP, PgMP, PfMP, PMI-ACP, PMI-BA, PMI-RMP, and PMI-SP Author: Margo Love

Project Productivity Killers

PDUs: 4.5
0.5
4
PDUs: 4.5
$85
 

Course Description: Even with clear goals, good planning and excellent teamwork, the average project stakeholder loses about six weeks a year due to wasted effort. It comes in the form of lost time and increased stress due to miscommunication, distractions and lack of clarity around task requirements and stakeholder expectations. This course covers applicable techniques and approaches […]

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Authors: Velociteach

Project Productivity Killers
Even with clear goals, good planning and excellent teamwork, the average project stakeholder loses about six weeks a year due to wasted effort. It comes in the form of lost time and increased stress due to miscommunication, distractions and lack of clarity around task requirements and stakeholder expectations. This course covers applicable techniques and approaches that can help save you a significant amount of time. By the end of the course you'll be able to better understand and manage the costs that go with miscommunication and wasted time on projects, and ideas and approaches for helping those on your project teams to be significantly more effective. You'll also walk away with a Personal Application Plan which includes specific techniques that you can start applying to your projects today. Earn 4.5 PDUs (4 PDUs in the Leadership category and 0.5 PDUs in the Technical category of the PMI Talent Triangle™.) This course is also available in the PDU Passport, our all-access pass to every InSite PDU course. Objectives: Upon completion of this course, you'll be able to
  • Use power communication techniques to get what you need to be successful
  • Use 8 key questions to avoid missed deadlines
  • Escape from "e-mail jail": Use and control e-mail and texting in a way that minimizes disruption
  • Tap the power of informal communication and apply the right communications techniques to build relationships, manage conflict, and get more done
  • Use targeted prioritization techniques to separate the urgent from the important
  • Use leverage to expand your bandwidth without spending your own time
Takeaways: 
  • Personal Application Plan which includes:
    • Self Assessments
    • Team Complexity Checklist
    • Positive Reinforcement Preparation Worksheet
    • Constructive Feedback and preparation Worksheet
    • Conflict Assessment Summary
    • Stress Evaluation Checklist and Summary
    • Thinking Back and Looking Ahead documents
  • Certificate of Completion
Target Audience: Best for PMP® and PgMP® certification holders. Outcome: 4.5 Professional Development Units (PDUs) that can be applied towards the following certifications: PMP, PgMP, PfMP, PMI-ACP, PMI-BA, PMI-RMP, and PMI-SP Author: Dave Po-Chedley

The Introverted Leader: Leading a Team in Today’s Extroverted Workplace

PDUs: 4.5
4.5
PDUs: 4.5
$89
 

Course Description: In this course, Jennifer draws upon the latest research, stories, and humor to demonstrate how organizations can harness...

Course Highlights:

Authors: Velociteach

The Introverted Leader: Leading a Team in Today’s Extroverted Workplace
In this course, Jennifer draws upon the latest research, stories, and humor to demonstrate how organizations can harness natural quiet strengths like listening, preparation, and calmness. As a student, you will learn about how to bring out the best in you and the team you support. Everyone can benefit from this course, not just introverts. You will be able to connect with your team and learn about the challenges that introverts face in the workplace such as perception gaps. You’ll also learn a straightforward four-step approach to master typical work situations such as coaching, managing up, public speaking, meetings, presentations, networking and more. Use the tools and strategies presented in this course to embrace, support, and coach the continued development on your team and people around you. Earn 4.5 PDUs (in the Leadership category of the PMI Talent Triangle™.) This course is also available in the PDU Passport, our all-access pass to every InSite PDU course. Outline: • Introduction/Video • Six Key Challenges for Introverts • The 4 P's • Leading People and Projects • Delivering Powerful Presentations • Leading and Participating in Meetings • Networking Your Way • Social Media • Find Common Ground • Course Summary • Course Evaluation and Certificate Takeaways: • Exercise: Brag on Yourself Exercise • Exercise: Famous Introverted Leaders Past and Present • Exercise: Perception Gap • Exercise: How to Communicate with Introverts and Extroverts • Sample Ground Rules • Techniques for Higher Introvert Engagement • Ways to Amplify Your Voice • Questions to Help You Apply the 4P's • Self-Assessment Quiz • Certificate of Completion Target Audience: Best for PMP® and PgMP® certification holders. Outcome: 4.5 Professional Development Units (PDUs) that can be applied towards the following certifications: PMP, PgMP, PfMP, PMI-ACP, PMI-BA, PMI-RMP, and PMI-SP This course also qualifies for HR recertifications credits. Click here to take the HR version of the course to receive credits approved through HRCI and SHRM. Author: Jennifer Kahnweiler

Six Things to Remember When Your Client Changes Direction

PDUs: 4
4
PDUs: 4
$99
 

Course Description: Hasty changes in a client can complicate the job of a project manager. The abrupt changes can be costly to you and the outcome of the project. This course will explore and educate you on techniques to anticipate changes, and stay centered during the process. A successful project manager knows how to identify options, and […]

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Authors: Velociteach

Six Things to Remember When Your Client Changes Direction
Hasty changes in a client can complicate the job of a project manager. The abrupt changes can be costly to you and the outcome of the project. This course will explore and educate you on techniques to anticipate changes, and stay centered during the process. A successful project manager knows how to identify options, and minimize damage to achieve the best outcome. In any industry, changes are inevitable and handling them in the best way possible can significantly improve your performance, and ultimately your career. This course is also available in the PDU Passport, our all-access pass to every InSite PDU course. Outline: 
  • Introduction: Three Cases
  • Six Things to Remember
      1. You do not control the client; you do control yourself.
      2. There are limits: know them and respect them
      3. Continued dialogue can help you do the do-able: achieve a better outcome or minimize damage.
      4. You have choices.
      5. Working on a problem is not the same as worrying about it.
      6. Positive attitude is not the same as wishful thinking.
  • Looking Back, Looking Forward: Three Cases.
Takeaways:  This course provides a 42-page handbook filled with forms, templates, checklists and other useful tools for any project manager, such as:
  • Stress Symptom Survey
  • Trends and Notes
  • Daily Stress Journal
  • Worry Curve Activity
  • Certificate of Completion
Target Audience: Best for PMP® and PgMP® certification holders. Outcome: 4 Professional Development Units (PDUs) that can be applied towards the following certifications: PMP, PgMP, PfMP, PMI-ACP, PMI-BA, PMI-RMP, and PMI-SP Author: Dr. Ruth Middleton-House

Behaviors That Lead To Exceptional Performance

PDUs: 3.5
3.5
PDUs: 3.5
$84
 

Course Description: Success does not just happen – it is made to happen. In this course, Neal reveals 18 of the most important leading-edge, best-practice, results-oriented behaviors that will promote your professional and personal success. Many of these behaviors you already know, but you may not routinely practice. Some of these behaviors are often avoided. As you […]

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Authors: Velociteach

Behaviors That Lead To Exceptional Performance
Success does not just happen - it is made to happen. In this course, Neal reveals 18 of the most important leading-edge, best-practice, results-oriented behaviors that will promote your professional and personal success. Many of these behaviors you already know, but you may not routinely practice. Some of these behaviors are often avoided. As you strive to achieve your goals, these behaviors can lay the foundation for your journey. This course is also available in the Neal Whitten - 5-Course Series and tthe PDU Passport, our all-access pass to every InSite PDU course. Outline: 
  • Understand and Practice Empowerment
  • Think for Yourself
  • Embrace Integrity in All That You Do
  • Manage Daily to Your Top 3 Priorities
  • Never Avoid Necessary Confrontation
  • Don't Make It Personal
  • Practice Boldness and Courage
  • What Others Think - What You Think
  • Don't Dwell on Yesterday
  • Mind Your Own Business First
  • Check Your Ego at the Door
  • Trust But Verify - Inspect What You Expect
  • Treat Others as You Would Like to be Treated
  • Think Like a Leader
  • Treat All Project Members Equally
  • Seek Out a Mentor
  • Evaluate Yourself Daily
  • Define Who You Choose To Be
  • Final Assessment
  • Course Summary

Takeaways: 

  • Power Snippet
  • Quiz (with answers)
  • Certificate of Completion

Target Audience: Best for PMP® and PgMP® certification holders.

Outcome: 3.5 Professional Development Units (PDUs) that can be applied towards the following certifications: PMP, PgMP, PfMP, PMI-ACP, PMI-BA, PMI-RMP, and PMI-SP

Author: Neal Whitten 

Behaviors to Master When Dealing With Your Leaders

PDUs: 3.5
3.5
PDUs: 3.5
$84
 

Course Description: What do you do if your leaders’ expectations of you are unclear? This course discusses those important expectations of your behaviors that they expect. The more you understand what is expected of you, the more you will likely focus on honing those skills, improving your performance and, in the process, helping your leaders look good […]

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Authors: Velociteach

Behaviors to Master When Dealing With Your Leaders
What do you do if your leaders' expectations of you are unclear? This course discusses those important expectations of your behaviors that they expect. The more you understand what is expected of you, the more you will likely focus on honing those skills, improving your performance and, in the process, helping your leaders look good which helps you look good. Take this course to help you enhance your image, effectiveness and career. This course is also available in the Neal Whitten - 5-Course Series and the PDU Passport, our all-access pass to every InSite PDU course. Outline: 
  • Don't Dump and Run
  • Make It Brief
  • Don't Complain
  • Bring Solution with Problems
  • Wear One Face
  • Close Issues
  • Meet Commitments
  • Promote Dialogue
  • Make Your Leaders Look Good
  • Keep Your Leaders Informed
  • Offer Professional Criticism
  • Offer Praise
  • Demonstrate Integrity
  • Solicit Feedback About Your Performance
  • Support Your Peers
  • Show You Can Be Trusted
  • Don't Take It Personally
  • Be a Role Model
  • Exercise
  • Final Assessment
  • Summary
Takeaways: 
  • Power Snippet
  • Case Study
  • Exercise - Examine the History of Your Behaviors With Your Leaders
  • Quiz (with answers)
Target Audience: Best for PMP® and PgMP® certification holders. Outcome: 3.5 Professional Development Units (PDUs) that can be applied towards the following certifications: PMP, PgMP, PfMP, PMI-ACP, PMI-BA, PMI-RMP, and PMI-SP Author: Neal Whitten    

Dealing With Difficult People: 25 Tips to Stay in Control

PDUs: 3.5
3.5
PDUs: 3.5
$84
 

Course Description: Have you ever dealt with a difficult person personally or perhaps professionally? How effective you are at dealing with difficult people has a direct impact on how successful you become and can affect your job advancement, your relationships, and your overall confidence. This course defines 25 actions that you can employ to stay in control. […]

Course Highlights:

Authors: Velociteach

Dealing With Difficult People: 25 Tips to Stay in Control
Have you ever dealt with a difficult person personally or perhaps professionally? How effective you are at dealing with difficult people has a direct impact on how successful you become and can affect your job advancement, your relationships, and your overall confidence. This course defines 25 actions that you can employ to stay in control. By demonstrating self-control, you are better prepared for dealing with almost any situation and any individual. This course is also available in Neal Whitten’s Personal Development Series: A Better You and the PDU Passport, our all-access pass to every InSite PDU course. Outline: 
  • A Difficult Person
  • Tactics You Can Employ
  • Power Snippet
  • Answers to Commonly Asked Questions
  • Exercise: Examine Your Past Behaviors
  • Final Exam – True/False Questions
Takeaways: 
  • Power Snippet
  • Exercise - Examine Your Past Behaviors
  • Final Exam - True/False Questions
  • Certificate of Completion
Target Audience: Best for PMP® and PgMP® certification holders. Outcome: 3.5 Professional Development Units (PDUs) that can be applied towards the following certifications: PMP, PgMP, PfMP, PMI-ACP, PMI-BA, PMI-RMP, and PMI-SP This course also qualifies for HR recertifications credits. Click here to take the HR version of the course to receive credits approved through HRCI and SHRM. Author: Neal Whitten  

Escalate Is Not a Dirty Word

PDUs: 3.5
3.5
PDUs: 3.5
$84
 

Course Description: Do you know when and how to escalate an issue? This course will show you the 7 guidelines to follow in escalating an issue to closure. Done right, escalations are a healthy and important business tool in any organization. They can help a team function more effectively in resolving conflict quickly and maturely. This course […]

Course Highlights:

Authors: Velociteach

Escalate Is Not a Dirty Word
Do you know when and how to escalate an issue? This course will show you the 7 guidelines to follow in escalating an issue to closure. Done right, escalations are a healthy and important business tool in any organization. They can help a team function more effectively in resolving conflict quickly and maturely. This course will also work through exercises and answer frequently asked questions regarding escalations. This course is also available in the Neal Whitten - 5-Course Series and the PDU Passport, our all-access pass to every InSite PDU course. Outline: 
  • Resolving The Problems
  • Why We Avoid Addressing Important Problems
  • Issue. Escalation. Escalation Guidelines.
  • Guidelines
  • Escalations Are a Great Business Tool
  • Different Approaches, Who's Wrong & When Is It Over?
  • Examples
  • The Open Door
  • Power Snippet
  • Case Studies
  • Escalation Exercise: Examine Your History
  • Final Assessment
  • Summary
Takeaways: 
  • Power Snippet
  • Case Study
  • Escalation Exercise: Examine Your History
  • Quiz (with answers)
  • Certificate of Completion
Target Audience: Best for PMP® and PgMP® certification holders. Outcome: 3.5 Professional Development Units (PDUs) that can be applied towards the following certifications: PMP, PgMP, PfMP, PMI-ACP, PMI-BA, PMI-RMP, and PMI-SP Author: Neal Whitten

What Makes a Team Member Valuable?

PDUs: 3.5
3.5
PDUs: 3.5
$84
 

Course Description: If you were building a team and could hand pick its members, what are the key attributes you would look for? What are the behaviors and actions necessary for them to perform at their best? In other words, what makes a team member valuable? This course reveals a set of key behaviors and actions that every […]

Course Highlights:

Authors: Velociteach

What Makes a Team Member Valuable?
If you were building a team and could hand pick its members, what are the key attributes you would look for? What are the behaviors and actions necessary for them to perform at their best? In other words, what makes a team member valuable? This course reveals a set of key behaviors and actions that every leader would like to see in each other their team members, along with exercises and a quiz to reinforce lessons learned. This course is also available in the Neal Whitten - 5-Course Series and the PDU Passport, our all-access pass to every InSite PDU course. Outline: 
  • Fully Participate
  • Ask For Help
  • Be Truthful
  • Be Reliable
  • Maintain A Positive Attitude
  • Focus on Solutions
  • Practice Being Proactive
  • Share Knowledge
  • Demonstrate Personal Initiative
  • Give Praise to Others
  • Demonstrate Integrity
  • Support Others' Ideas
  • Demonstrate Respect for Others
  • Advocate a Sense of Humor
  • Practice Continuous Improvement
  • Promote Team Success
  • Shared Value
  • Case Study
  • Final Assessment
  • Summary
Takeaways: 
  • Power Snippet
  • Case Study
  • Exercise 1 (for Team Member)
  • Exercise 2 (for Project/Team Leader)
  • Quiz (with answers)
Target Audience: Best for PMP® and PgMP® certification holders. Outcome: 3.5 Professional Development Units (PDUs) that can be applied towards the following certifications: PMP, PgMP, PfMP, PMI-ACP, PMI-BA, PMI-RMP, and PMI-SP Author: Neal Whitten

Build a Better Team: 54 Real-Life Scenarios

PDUs: 3
2
1
PDUs: 3
$74
 

Course Description: Neal’s course provides 54 short scenarios that are designed for team building. Each scenario is presented with multiple-choice options. The scenarios and answers provide great content for team discussion and agreement so that the team can learn to operate at its highest level and perform in the best interests of the business. These real-life scenarios likely […]

Course Highlights:

Authors: Velociteach

Build a Better Team: 54 Real-Life Scenarios
Neal's course provides 54 short scenarios that are designed for team building. Each scenario is presented with multiple-choice options. The scenarios and answers provide great content for team discussion and agreement so that the team can learn to operate at its highest level and perform in the best interests of the business. These real-life scenarios likely represent many of the team issues you may now be experiencing. This course is also available in the PDU Passport, our all-access pass to every InSite PDU course. Outline: 
  • Team-Building Scenarios (with answers)
  • Behaviors That Lead to High Performing Teams
  • Exercise: Top Behaviors to Improve
  • Options Going Forward
Takeaways: 
  • Quiz - 54 Real-Life Team Building Scenarios
  • Power Snippet
  • Exercise: Determine Top Behaviors to Improve
  • Certificate of Completion
Target Audience: Best for PMP® and PgMP® certification holders. Outcome: 3 Professional Development Units (PDUs) that can be applied towards the following certifications: PMP, PgMP, PfMP, PMI-ACP, PMI-BA, PMI-RMP, and PMI-SP This course also qualifies for HR recertifications credits. Click here to take the HR version of the course to receive credits approved through HRCI and SHRM. Author: Neal Whitten    

Effective Project and Program Status Reporting

PDUs: 3
1.5
1.5
PDUs: 3
$89
 

Course Description: Earn 3 PDUs and gain a wealth of knowledge, tools and templates that you can use on every project or program you lead.

Course Highlights:

Authors: Velociteach

Effective Project and Program Status Reporting
One of the most significant challenges project and program managers face today is the accurate and effective reporting of status to project sponsors, organizational stakeholders and business leaders.  These are the two aspects of status reporting that project and program managers find most difficult to deliver together, and if status reporting does not meet those criteria, most often it is ignored, or worse – refuted. This engaging course helps project and program managers learn how to accurately report the status of their projects in a manner that makes the information clear, concise and useful. Earn 3 PDUs and gain a wealth of knowledge, tools and templates that you can use on every project or program you lead. This course is included in Eric Norman's Series, Preparing Project and Program Leaders for Organizations of the Future. It is also available in the PDU Passport, our all-access pass to every InSite PDU course.

Outline:

  • Introduction and Objectives
  • Pre-Quiz
  • Five Key Status Update Questions
  • Status Reporting Attributes
  • Putting It All Together - 4 Examples
  • Status Update: Scenario Rundown (a case study)
  • Two and a Half Minute Drill
  • Status Templates
  • Post Quiz
Target Audience: Best for PMP and PgMP certification holders. Outcome:  3 Professional Development Units (PDUs) that can be applied towards the following certifications: PMP and PgMP. (Only 1.75 PDUs can be applied towards the PfMP and PMI-SP certifications.) Author: Eric Norman

Effective Time Management to Getting More Done Every Day

PDUs: 3
3
PDUs: 3
$74
 

Course Description: Success at work and in your life overall is largely not about how much time you have but how you invest the time you have. Would you like to hone your time management skills? Are you looking for that edge that allows you to complete work in less time, get more done each day, waste […]

Course Highlights:

Authors: Velociteach

Effective Time Management to Getting More Done Every Day
Success at work and in your life overall is largely not about how much time you have but how you invest the time you have. Would you like to hone your time management skills? Are you looking for that edge that allows you to complete work in less time, get more done each day, waste less time, find more free time, take control of your day, improve your reputation and lower your stress?  This course is loaded with ideas to help you make the best use of your time. Effective time management can significantly and positively affect the rest of your life; it’s truly a game changer. This course is also available in the PDU Passport, our all-access pass to every InSite PDU course. Outline:
  • Introduction
  • Time Management Self-Assessment Quiz
  • Benefits of Exercising Good Time Management Practices
  • Ten Fundamental Time Management Principles
  • Course Design
  • Five Fundamental Steps to Effective Time Management
  • Time Management Tips
  • Time Management Exercise
  • Questions and Answers
  • Course True/False Quiz
  • Summary and Course Wrap-Up
Takeaways: 
  • Reviewing Your Daily Time Management Actions Exercise
  • Evaluating Time Management Behaviors Exercise
  • 10 Fundamental Time Management Principles
  • Time Management Tips
  • True/False Quiz (with answers)
  • Time Management Self-Assessment Quiz
  • Certificate of Completion
Target Audience: Best for PMP® and PgMP® certification holders. Outcome: 3 Professional Development Units (PDUs) that can be applied towards the following certifications: PMP, PgMP, PfMP, PMI-ACP, PMI-BA, PMI-RMP, and PMI-SP Author: Neal Whitten

Self-Assessing & Improving Your Performance Maturity

PDUs: 3
3
PDUs: 3
$75
 

Course Description: We all want to reach our potential as a leader, team member, or employee. Are you looking for a means to assess your performance maturity and then focus on the improvement areas that can benefit you the most? In this course, you will learn about different practices, behaviors, and tips that will lead you to […]

Course Highlights:

Authors: Velociteach

Self-Assessing & Improving Your Performance Maturity
We all want to reach our potential as a leader, team member, or employee. Are you looking for a means to assess your performance maturity and then focus on the improvement areas that can benefit you the most? In this course, you will learn about different practices, behaviors, and tips that will lead you to exceptional performance? Then look no further - this course was created for those striving to reach their full potential. This course is also available in Neal Whitten’s Personal Development Series: A Better You and the PDU Passport, our all-access pass to every InSite PDU course.   Takeaways: 
  • Power Snippet
  • Self-Assessment Questionnaire
  • Exercise: Determine Your Top 3 Behaviors to Improve
  • Exercise Template: Develop Performance Improvement Plans
  • Behavior Awareness Sheet
  • Certificate of Completion
Target Audience: Best for PMP® and PgMP® certification holders. Outcome: 3 Professional Development Units (PDUs) that can be applied towards the following certifications: PMP, PgMP, PfMP, PMI-ACP, PMI-BA, PMI-RMP, and PMI-SP Author: Neal Whitten    

Surveying Client Satisfaction: Gauging Project Success

PDUs: 3
3
PDUs: 3
$74
 

Course Description: Client Satisfaction Surveys are surprisingly not commonly utilized on most projects. Based on their value in influencing the success of a project and increasing the likelihood of the success of the resulting product or service being created, these surveys are clearly a missed opportunity. In this course, Neal Whitten demystifies Client Satisfaction Surveys and shows […]

Course Highlights:

Authors: Velociteach

Surveying Client Satisfaction: Gauging Project Success
Client Satisfaction Surveys are surprisingly not commonly utilized on most projects. Based on their value in influencing the success of a project and increasing the likelihood of the success of the resulting product or service being created, these surveys are clearly a missed opportunity. In this course, Neal Whitten demystifies Client Satisfaction Surveys and shows you how to create and implement surveys during a project and at the completion of a project. As a project manager, if you do not routinely survey your clients for feedback, then you cannot really know what they think about your performance, the project’s progress and whether or not you are meeting their expectations. This course is also available in the Complete Your Talent Triangle bundle and the PDU Passport, our all-access pass to every InSite PDU course. Outline: 
  • Introduction
  • Questions and Answers
  • True/False Quiz
Takeaways: 
  • Client Satisfaction Survey - Sample Questions
  • Project XYZ Client Satisfaction Survey
  • Sample Questions
  • Power Snippet
  • True/False Quiz (with answers)
  • Certificate of Completion
Target Audience: Best for PMP® and PgMP® certification holders. Outcome: 3 Professional Development Units (PDUs) that can be applied towards the following certifications: PMP, PgMP, PfMP, PMI-ACP, PMI-BA, PMI-RMP, and PMI-SP Author: Neal Whitten

Achieving The Elusive Work-Life Balance

PDUs: 2.5
2.5
PDUs: 2.5
$59
 

Course Description: Would you like to learn how to create a meaningful life that helps you feel happy and healthy overall? Work-life balance may not be easy early in one’s career, but figuring it out is necessary for lifelong satisfaction. This course will present you with meaningful information that can help you not only better understand your […]

Course Highlights:

Authors: Velociteach

Achieving The Elusive Work-Life Balance
Would you like to learn how to create a meaningful life that helps you feel happy and healthy overall? Work-life balance may not be easy early in one's career, but figuring it out is necessary for lifelong satisfaction. This course will present you with meaningful information that can help you not only better understand your work-life balance, but give you ideas that can help you achieve the integration that is most important to you. This course is also available in the Complete Your Talent Triangle bundle and the PDU Passport, our all-access pass to every InSite PDU course. Outline:
  • Meet the Author
  • Work-Life Balance Quiz
  • Identifying Actions You Can Take in Achieving Your Desired Work-Life Balance
  • Create Your Vision for What You Would Like Your Life to Look Like
  • Answers to Commonly-Asked Questions
  • Work-Life Balance
Takeaways:
  • Power Snippets
  • Questionnaire for Assessing Your Work-Life Balance
  • Exercise Template: Assessing Your Day
  • Sample Work-Life Vision
  • Template: Track Your Day
  • Certificate of Completion
Target Audience: Best for PMP® and PgMP® certification holders. Outcome: 2.5 Professional Development Units (PDUs) that can be applied towards the following certifications: PMP, PgMP, PfMP, PMI-ACP, PMI-BA, PMI-RMP, and PMI-SP Author: Neal Whitten

Are You Too Soft?

PDUs: 2.5
2.5
PDUs: 2.5
$59
 

Course Description: Sometimes the right things to do are the most difficult. Do you struggle with making tough and unpopular-related decisions, even though your instincts warn you that you are not taking the most effective action? In this course, we will help you recognize too soft behavior, show you how to avoid being too soft, and demonstrate […]

Course Highlights:

Authors: Velociteach

Are You Too Soft?
Sometimes the right things to do are the most difficult. Do you struggle with making tough and unpopular-related decisions, even though your instincts warn you that you are not taking the most effective action? In this course, we will help you recognize too soft behavior, show you how to avoid being too soft, and demonstrate why too soft behavior is harmful and how not being too soft can help you be far more effective and successful as a project manager. This course is also available in the Neal Whitten - 5-Course Series and the PDU Passport, our all-access pass to every InSite PDU course. Outline:
  • What is "Too Soft?"
  • Why Project Managers Fail
  • Why We Are Too Soft
  • Effective Project Managers
  • Will Too-Soft Behavior Win Friends & Respect?
Takeaways:
  • Examine Your Too Soft History
  • Case Study - Are You Too Soft?
  • Power Snippet - Are You Too Soft?
  • Quiz (with answers)
  • Certificate of Completion
Target Audience: Best for PMP® and PgMP® certification holders. Outcome: 2.5 Professional Development Units (PDUs) that can be applied towards the following certifications: PMP, PgMP, PfMP, PMI-ACP, PMI-BA, PMI-RMP, and PMI-SP Author: Neal Whitten

CRAVE Your Goals! Motivate Your Team and Get Things Done

PDUs: 2.5
2.5
PDUs: 2.5
$59
 

Course Description: With so much demand in the workplace, it can be a challenge for you or your team to stay focused on what’s most important. In this engaging, practical program, you’ll learn how to use affirmations, visualization, and three other powerful CRAVE steps to motivate your team and get things done. Tricia uses real-life examples that […]

Course Highlights:

Authors: Velociteach

CRAVE Your Goals! Motivate Your Team and Get Things Done
With so much demand in the workplace, it can be a challenge for you or your team to stay focused on what’s most important. In this engaging, practical program, you’ll learn how to use affirmations, visualization, and three other powerful CRAVE steps to motivate your team and get things done. Tricia uses real-life examples that will represent many of the issues you or your team may be experiencing. At the end of the course, there will be a quiz to assess your knowledge of the content presented. Earn 2.5 PDUs (in the Leadership category of the PMI Talent Triangle™.) This course is also available in the PDU Passport, our all-access pass to every InSite PDU course. Objectives: Upon completion of this course, you'll be able to
  • Be More Positive, Proactive and Productive
  • Reduce Stress, Build Resilience and Manage Change More Effectively
  • Improve Work-Life Balance
  • Develop Leadership Skills for Greater Impact
  • Reach Your Goals, Raise Your Energy, Clean Out Clutter, Express Thanks
  • And More…
Takeaways: 
  • CRAVE Your Goals! Article
  • CRAVE Your Goals! Worksheet
  • How to Raise Your Energy Worksheet
  • Clean Out the Clutter Plan
  • Final Quiz
  • Certificate of Completion
Target Audience: Best for PMP® and PgMP® certification holders. Outcome: 2.5 Professional Development Units (PDUs) that can be applied towards the following certifications: PMP, PgMP, PfMP, PMI-ACP, PMI-BA, PMI-RMP, and PMI-SP This course also qualifies for HR recertifications credits. Click here to take the HR version of the course to receive credits approved through HRCI and SHRM. Author: Tricia Molloy

From a Good Project Manager to a Great Leader

PDUs: 2.5
2.5
PDUs: 2.5
$62
 

Course Description: Today’s organizations are looking for tomorrow’s leaders. As a project manager the next step in your career could take you to the level of senior leadership, but how do you get there? This course can help you move from a management position to one of a leader within your industry. Earn PDUs as you explore […]

Course Highlights:

Authors: Velociteach

From a Good Project Manager to a Great Leader
Today’s organizations are looking for tomorrow’s leaders. As a project manager the next step in your career could take you to the level of senior leadership, but how do you get there? This course can help you move from a management position to one of a leader within your industry. Earn PDUs as you explore the gaps between your skills, knowledge and professional attributes and those of renowned leaders. This course outlines what it takes to emerge as a great leader and helps you develop a professional strategic plan to get you there. This course is also available in the PDU Passport, our all-access pass to every InSite PDU course. Outline:
  • Introduction
  • Management versus Leadership
  • What Does a Leader Look Like?
  • Leaders Think Logically
  • The Strategic Plan
  • Leadership Styles
  • Hire the Right Leader
  • Great Leaders Know the Business and Industry
  • Great  Leaders are Good Decision Makers
  • Delegation
  • Communicating Like a Leader
  • Twenty Second Elevator Pitch
  • Dealing with People
  • 18 Parting Tips
Target Audience: Managers of all levels; Great for PMP® and PgMP® certification holders. Outcome: 2.5 Professional Development Units (PDUs) that can be applied towards the following certifications: PMP, PgMP, PfMP, PMI-ACP, PMI-BA, PMI-RMP, and PMI-SP Author: David Barrett

Project Stories: MRAP Vehicles

PDUs: 2.5
1.25
1.25
PDUs: 2.5
$59
 

Course Description: “Our mission was to save as many lives as we could as quickly as we could.” How do you manage a project when lives are at stake? How do you balance quality and urgency? We asked Dave Gibson those questions and many more. In this course, we interview Dave as he describes the work of the team […]

Course Highlights:

Authors: Velociteach

Project Stories: MRAP Vehicles

"Our mission was to save as many lives as we could as quickly as we could."

How do you manage a project when lives are at stake? How do you balance quality and urgency? We asked Dave Gibson those questions and many more. In this course, we interview Dave as he describes the work of the team to produce Mine-Resistant Ambush-Protected vehicles to support the military. Dave shares lessons learned from this $48 Billion MRAP Program that produced over 27,000 vehicles. Learn how to apply these takeaways to your projects. This course will inspire and challenge you to take your performance to the next level. This course is also available in the PDU Passport, our all-access pass to every InSite PDU course. Outline: 
  • The Problem
  • The Solution
  • The Impact of the Program
  • The Obstacles
  • Triple Constraints
  • Approach
  • Trade Offs
  • Key Metrics
  • Program Champion
  • Complexity
  • Breaking The Rules
  • Scope Changes
  • Tools
  • Process
Takeaways: 
  • Full Course Outline (with blanks to fill in as you follow along)
  • Certificate of Completion
Target Audience: Best for PMP® and PgMP® certification holders. Outcome: 2.5 Professional Development Units (PDUs) that can be applied towards the following certifications: PMP, PgMP, PfMP, PMI-ACP, PMI-BA, PMI-RMP, and PMI-SP Author: Bill Yates Check out our other course in the Project Stories Series: LakePoint

Introduction to Project Management Fundamentals

PDUs: 2
1.5
0.25
0.25
PDUs: 2
$49
 

Course Description: This course begins by answering the question, “What is project management?” Learn as Andy Crowe defines roles, tells the history, and profiles this dynamic profession. You will learn how to define the scope and goals of your project, how to create a schedule, draft a budget and integrate risk by identifying and assessing the project’s […]

Course Highlights:

Authors: Velociteach

Introduction to Project Management Fundamentals
This course begins by answering the question, “What is project management?” Learn as Andy Crowe defines roles, tells the history, and profiles this dynamic profession. You will learn how to define the scope and goals of your project, how to create a schedule, draft a budget and integrate risk by identifying and assessing the project's uncertainty. This course also focuses on leadership components, such as communication excellence and the very essence of project management—knowing how to lead a team. Introduction to Project Management Fundamentals dives into diverse projects for organizations ranging from health-care providers, to the Georgia Aquarium, to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC). This course is also available in the PDU Passport, our all-access pass to every InSite PDU course. Outline: 
  • Stakeholders
  • Constraints
  • Document and Control the Scope
  • Build the Schedule
  • Budgets Large and Small
  • Communications
Target Audience: Managers, Business Analysts, Project Managers, Sponsors Outcome: Professional Development Units (PDUs) that can be applied towards the following certifications: PMP (2), PgMP (2), PfMP(0.5), PMI-ACP(0.5), PMI-BA(0.5), PMI-RMP(0.75), and PMI-SP(1) Author: Andy Crowe

Leading with Ethical Intelligence: Five Principles for Making the Right Decisions Every Time

PDUs: 2
2
PDUs: 2
$59
 

Course Description: Leading with Ethical Intelligence: Five Principles for Making the Right Decisions Every Time

Course Highlights:

Authors: Velociteach

Leading with Ethical Intelligence: Five Principles for Making the Right Decisions Every Time
The most successful project managers are deeply committed to ethics. But even high-character PMs sometimes ask, “What should I do?” This distinctive, results-focused and content-rich course will show how five simple principles—the principles of ethical intelligence—will help you make the right decision every time, everywhere. By the end of this interactive course, you will be able to:
  • Identify the five principles of ethical intelligence
  • Apply these principles to difficult situations you’ll encounter professionally and personally, and
  • Attract and keep more clients who are like you--honest, accountable and trustworthy
Earn 2 Leadership PDUs and discover the surest way to do the right thing, enhance your reputation as a person of integrity and serve your clients to the best of your ability. This course is also available in the PDU Passport, our all-access pass to every InSite PDU course. Outline:
  • Introduction
  • About the Author
  • One More Thing
  • Do Not Harm: The First Principle of Ethical Intelligence
  • Prevent Harm: A Crucial Corollary
  • Make Things Better: The Second Principle of Ethical Intelligence
  • Respect Others: The Third Principle of Ethical Intelligence
  • Be Fair: The Fourth Principle of Ethical Intelligence
  • Care: The Fifth Principle of Ethical Intelligence
  • Summary of 5 Principles
  • A Call to Action Video
  • Course Wrap Up
  • Exam
  • Course Evaluation
Target Audience: Anyone looking to fine tune their ethical intelligence or any professional leading a project or team where ethical behavior is expected. Outcome: 2 Professional Development Units (PDUs) that can be applied towards the following certifications: PMP, PgMP, PMI-ACP, PMI-BA, PMI-RMP, and PMI-SP. This course also qualifies for HR recertifications credits. Click here to take the HR version of the course to receive credits approved through HRCI and SHRM. Author: Bruce Weinstein

Project Planning – Communications and Stakeholder Management

PDUs: 2
2
PDUs: 2
$39
 

Course Description: Walk through the steps in creating the Commonsensical Project Communications Plan and the Stakeholder Management Plan. We’ll cover all the components of each plan, highlighting on specific approaches, assumptions, and tools. Downloadable templates (.docx) with example content are provided, as well as the Stakeholder Analysis Assistant tool (.xlsx) that will help you with your Stakeholder […]

Course Highlights:

Authors: Velociteach

Project Planning – Communications and Stakeholder Management
Walk through the steps in creating the Commonsensical Project Communications Plan and the Stakeholder Management Plan. We'll cover all the components of each plan, highlighting on specific approaches, assumptions, and tools. Downloadable templates (.docx) with example content are provided, as well as the Stakeholder Analysis Assistant tool (.xlsx) that will help you with your Stakeholder Analysis technique. This course is also available in the PDU Passport, our all-access pass to every InSite PDU course. Outline: 
  • Introductions and Learning Objectives
  • What is the Project Communications Plan?
  • The Stakeholder Management Plan
  • The Stakeholder Register
  • Stakeholder Management Plan (SMP) Components
  • Communications Management Plan (CMP)
  • Commonsensical Approach
  • Course Summary
Takeaways: 
  • Stakeholder Analysis Assistant Tool.xlsx
  • Velociteach Communications Management Plan Template
  • Velociteach Stakeholder Management Plan Template
  • Velociteach  Stakeholder Analysis Assistant Tool
  • Certificate of Completion
Target Audience: Best for PMP® and PgMP® certification holders. Outcome: 2 Professional Development Units (PDUs) that can be applied towards the following certifications: PMP, PgMP, PfMP, PMI-ACP, PMI-BA, PMI-RMP, and PMI-SP Author: Bob Mahler

Project Planning – Risk Management

PDUs: 2
1.75
0.25
PDUs: 2
$39
 

Course Description: Take a guided walk through the steps in creating a realistic Risk Management Plan. A downloadable template (.docx) with example content is provided for the Risk Management Plan as well as a downloadable Risk Register (.xlsx) with automated Probability and Impact definition tables and the Probability Impact Matrix. Also included in the course are true […]

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Authors: Velociteach

Project Planning – Risk Management
Take a guided walk through the steps in creating a realistic Risk Management Plan. A downloadable template (.docx) with example content is provided for the Risk Management Plan as well as a downloadable Risk Register (.xlsx) with automated Probability and Impact definition tables and the Probability Impact Matrix. Also included in the course are true or false questions to help enforce what you've learned. This course is also available in the PDU Passport, our all-access pass to every InSite PDU course. Outline: 
  • Background
  • Learning Objectives
  • What is Risk?
  • Plan Contents
  • Realistic Risk Plan
  • The Commonsensical Approach
  • Questions
  • True/False Questions
  • Course Summary
Takeaways: 
  • Velociteach Risk Management Plan Template
  • Velociteach Risk Register Template
  • True/False Quiz - Project Planning - Risk Management
  • Certificate of Completion
Target Audience: Best for PMP® and PgMP® certification holders. Outcome: 2 Professional Development Units (PDUs) that can be applied towards the following certifications: PMP, PgMP, PfMP, PMI-ACP, PMI-BA, PMI-RMP, and PMI-SP Author: Bob Mahler

Top 10 Mistakes In Conducting Lessons Learned

PDUs: 2
2
PDUs: 2
$49
 

Course Description: Most lessons learned and their follow-up actions are not conducted in the most effective manner where the business gains an optimal return on its investment. This course will highlight the top 10 mistakes that are the most pervasive and the most harmful in the lessons learned wheelhouse. As a bonus, Neal will reveal many additional […]

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Authors: Velociteach

Top 10 Mistakes In Conducting Lessons Learned
Most lessons learned and their follow-up actions are not conducted in the most effective manner where the business gains an optimal return on its investment. This course will highlight the top 10 mistakes that are the most pervasive and the most harmful in the lessons learned wheelhouse. As a bonus, Neal will reveal many additional common mistakes as an aid to further raise your game in conducting lessons learned. This course is also available in Neal Whitten’s Professional Development Series: Achieving Project Success and the PDU Passport, our all-access pass to every InSite PDU course. Outline:
  • Course Overview
  • Top 10 Mistakes
  • Ensure a Well-Defined Lessons Learned Process is in Place
  • Review Lessons Learned from Recent and Relevant Projects
  • Capture Lessons Learned Throughout The Project
  • Solicit Feedback on the Performance of the Project Manager
  • Top 3 Done Well and Requiring Improvement
  • Solve The Problems
  • Assign and Track
  • Present Lessons Learned
  • Build a Lessons Learned Database
  • Conduct Post-Implementation Reviews
  • Answers to Commonly Asked Questions
  • Final Quiz
  • Summary
Takeaways: 
  • Power Snippets
  • Exercise Template: Recording Potential Lessons Learned
  • Quiz: Top 10 Mistakes in Conducting Lessons Learned
  • Certificate of Completion
Target Audience: Best for PMP® and PgMP® certification holders. Outcome: 2 Professional Development Units (PDUs) that can be applied towards the following certifications: PMP, PgMP, PfMP, PMI-ACP, PMI-BA, PMI-RMP, and PMI-SP Author: Neal Whitten

Overview of Lean Business Analysis

PDUs: 1.5
0.5
0.5
0.5
PDUs: 1.5
$39
 

Course Description: The common struggle in projects is to get the right people to make decisions in a timely manner. In this highly informative course, our SME Kupe Kupersmith shares how to view and approach analysis so your focus is on reaching the desired outcome. Kupe is an accomplished BA, author, and sought-after speaker. In the course, […]

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Authors: Velociteach

Overview of Lean Business Analysis
The common struggle in projects is to get the right people to make decisions in a timely manner. In this highly informative course, our SME Kupe Kupersmith shares how to view and approach analysis so your focus is on reaching the desired outcome. Kupe is an accomplished BA, author, and sought-after speaker. In the course, Kupe shares the perspective of the BA. For example, one of the most valuable contributions the BA can make is helping others make decisions. Learn how to identify business needs and determine solutions. Learn how to tailor your approach when working with different types of people.  Kupe also provides real-life examples, such as working on a relatable neighborhood project or being misunderstood in his role at Turner Broadcasting. These entertaining examples will help you become a better manager. Whether you’re performing business analysis, mentoring others or involved in projects where analysis is happening – this course is perfect for you! This course is also available in the bundle 24 PDUs to Satisfy Your Talent Triangle Bundle, as well as the PDU Passport, our all-access pass to every InSite PDU course. Outline:
  • Introduction
  • What is Business Analysis?
  • Defining Requirements
  • What vs. Why
  • The Path
  • Why is Decision Making the Answer?
  • Pitching Business Analysis
  • Is Anything Required?
  • Lean Business Analysis
  • Four Factors that Stop Good Decision Making
  • Summary and Course Wrap-Up
Target Audience: Anyone involved in projects where analysis is happening. Best for PMI-BA® and PMP® certification holders. Outcome: 1.5 Professional Development Units (PDUs) that can be applied towards the following certifications: PMP, PgMP, PfMP, PMI-ACP, PMI-BA, PMI-RMP, and PMI-SP Author: Kupe Kupersmith

Collecting Customer Requirements

PDUs: 1
0.5
0.5
PDUs: 1
$19
 

Course Description: You will learn methods for collecting customer requirements, including how to ensure each requirement passes the SMART Test. Receive expert instruction describing common mistakes and how to avoid them. Hear helpful tips on the proper approach to collecting customer requirements. Apply your newly-learned knowledge in an exercise – you may want to share the results […]

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Authors: Velociteach

Collecting Customer Requirements
You will learn methods for collecting customer requirements, including how to ensure each requirement passes the SMART Test. Receive expert instruction describing common mistakes and how to avoid them. Hear helpful tips on the proper approach to collecting customer requirements. Apply your newly-learned knowledge in an exercise – you may want to share the results with your manager! This course is also available in the PDU Passport, our all-access pass to every InSite PDU course. Outline: 
  • Tips For Proper Approach
  • Common Mistakes
  • The Wrong Questions
  • Questions & Constraints
  • Legitimate Requirements
  • SMART Criteria
  • SMART Examples
Takeaways:
  • SMART Requirements - Exercise
  • Student Notes
  • Certificate of Completion
Target Audience: Best for PMP® and PgMP® certification holders. Outcome: 1 Professional Development Units (PDUs) that can be applied towards the following certifications: PMP, PgMP, PfMP, PMI-ACP, PMI-BA, PMI-RMP, and PMI-SP Author: Harold Samson

Communicating with Senior Management

PDUs: 1
1
PDUs: 1
$19
 

Course Description: Learn the six areas of performance – how Senior Management is evaluating you! Examples include: what questions to expect, most common mistakes, and written and verbal communication skills. Seven checkpoints are identified that you must perform before walking into your next status meeting with Senior Management. Based on research with thousands of PMs, three career-threatening […]

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Authors: Velociteach

Communicating with Senior Management
Learn the six areas of performance – how Senior Management is evaluating you! Examples include: what questions to expect, most common mistakes, and written and verbal communication skills. Seven checkpoints are identified that you must perform before walking into your next status meeting with Senior Management. Based on research with thousands of PMs, three career-threatening mistakes are shared as well as how to avoid them. This course is also available in the PDU Passport, our all-access pass to every InSite PDU course. Outline: 
  • Summary
  • Expecting Questions
  • Most Common Mistakes
  • Ranking Your Team
  • Written Communication Skills
  • Verbal Communication Skills
Takeaways: 
  • Communicating With Senior Management Handout
    • Improve Tactics
    • Strategic Growth
  • Certificate of Completion
Target Audience: Best for PMP® and PgMP® certification holders. Outcome: 1 Professional Development Units (PDUs) that can be applied towards the following certifications: PMP, PgMP, PfMP, PMI-ACP, PMI-BA, PMI-RMP, and PMI-SP Author: Harold Samson 

Controlling the Project

PDUs: 1
0.5
0.5
PDUs: 1
$19
 

Course Description: Seeking methods on how you can better control your project? This course gives you all the best approaches on controlling your project, including how to report to customers and senior management. Our expert instructor describes change management and teaches you how to avoid scope creep! This course also includes real world scenarios to help exemplify […]

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Authors: Velociteach

Controlling the Project
Seeking methods on how you can better control your project? This course gives you all the best approaches on controlling your project, including how to report to customers and senior management. Our expert instructor describes change management and teaches you how to avoid scope creep! This course also includes real world scenarios to help exemplify how the concepts being taught in this course were applied successfully. This course is also available in the PDU Passport, our all-access pass to every InSite PDU course. Outline: 
  • Reporting
  • How To Report To Customers?
  • How To Report To Senior Management?
  • Controlling
  • Change Management
  • Claim Management
  • Managing Scope Creep
  • Real World Scenarios
  • Accuracy, Identifying Variances & Claim Management
Takeaways: 
  • Certificate of Completion
Target Audience: Best for PMP® and PgMP® certification holders. Outcome: 1 Professional Development Units (PDUs) that can be applied towards the following certifications: PMP, PgMP, PfMP, PMI-ACP, PMI-BA, PMI-RMP, and PMI-SP Author: Harold Samson

Preparing Project and Program Leaders for Organizations of the Future: Foundations

PDUs: 1
1
PDUs: 1
$25
 

Course Description: This is the first course in a 5-part series by Eric Norman, PMI Fellow. Do you sense a shift in your profession? The project management world is changing and former practices are not as effective as they once were. Organizations are demanding more from project managers. The role is evolving and brings with it entirely […]

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Authors: Velociteach

Preparing Project and Program Leaders for Organizations of the Future: Foundations
This is the first course in a 5-part series by Eric Norman, PMI Fellow. Do you sense a shift in your profession? The project management world is changing and former practices are not as effective as they once were. Organizations are demanding more from project managers. The role is evolving and brings with it entirely new performance expectations to compete in this rapidly evolving environment. In this course, Eric highlights the fundamental changes in developing project management competencies, skills, judgment and experience to prepare you for the future. The course helps you differentiate and examine important concepts, such as:
  • Project Manager and Project Leader
  • Tactical and Strategic
  • Project Management and Program Management
  • Program Management Office and the Program Management Practice
This foundations course is the first of an innovative and influential series that will enrich your performance and take your career to the next level. This course is also available in the PDU Passport, our all-access pass to every InSite PDU course. Outline: 
  • Introduction
  • The Role of Initiative Leader
  • Role Delineation Study and Definitions
  • Management and Leadership
  • Project Management, Project Leadership, and Program Management
  • Program Management Concepts
  • Project Management and Program Management
  • Program Leadership and Project Leadership Working Together
  • Program Management office
  • Quiz Retrospective Review
  • Quiz – Detailed Review
Takeaways: 
  • Certificate of Completion
Target Audience: Best for PMP® and PgMP® certification holders. Outcome: 1 Professional Development Unit (PDU) that can be applied towards the following certifications: PMP, PgMP, PfMP, PMI-ACP, PMI-BA, PMI-RMP, and PMI-SP Author: Eric Norman

Stakeholder Analysis

PDUs: 1
1
PDUs: 1
$19
 

Course Description: This course describes what Stakeholder Analysis is, when to perform it, how to perform it, how to quantify it, and how often to revisit it. You will walk through an example case study on applying the technique. It provides a tool set for analyzing and ranking stakeholders that you can use on your current and […]

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Authors: Velociteach

Stakeholder Analysis
This course describes what Stakeholder Analysis is, when to perform it, how to perform it, how to quantify it, and how often to revisit it. You will walk through an example case study on applying the technique. It provides a tool set for analyzing and ranking stakeholders that you can use on your current and future projects. Based on the analysis, you will know the proper strategy for managing stakeholders! This course is also available in the PDU Passport, our all-access pass to every InSite PDU course. Outline: 
  • What Is Stakeholder Analysis?
  • Why Bother?
  • When Do I Perform It?
  • How Do I Perform It?
  • How Do I Quantify The Analysis?
  • How Often Do I Revisit My Analysis?
  • Summary
Takeaways: 
  • Diagram: Stakeholder Mind Map
  • Diagram: Quantify Your Stakeholder
  • Student Notes - Stakeholder Analysis
  • Certificate of Completion
Target Audience: Best for PMP® and PgMP® certification holders. Outcome: 1 Professional Development Units (PDUs) that can be applied towards the following certifications: PMP, PgMP, PfMP, PMI-ACP, PMI-BA, PMI-RMP, and PMI-SP Author: Harold Samson
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