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Project Management for Learning Professionals Certificate
Be more effective in planning, organizing, and controlling your projects.
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This program presents concrete steps to improve your project management skills. Participants will learn to manage the critical project management role helping deliver learning and performance solutions that better support their business goals.

We all have good intentions, but once we start a new training project along with all the other projects we've got going, the projects can take a life of their own. In this workshop, developed in partnership with Russell Martin & Associates, participants will learn how to better manage the critical project management role that helps us deliver learning and performance solutions in a way that supports business goals. The workshop provides concrete steps to improve project management skills and a method that is repeatable yet flexible.

PMI Certifications: Russell Martin & Associates is a Registered Education Provider through PMI. Through this program, you can receive up to 14 PDUs (professional development units) toward the Project Management Professional Certification. Check with the Project Management Institute for their requirements.

Course Information
Who Should Attend?

This workshop is designed for learning and performance professionals who are involved in one or more of the following areas:

  • accurately estimating project duration
  • planning, tracking, and monitoring multiple WLP projects
  • communicating project status to stakeholders
  • managing resources and reporting progress
  • managing external suppliers.
What to Expect?
  • E-Book: Receive a digtinal copy of Project Management for Trainers, 2nd Edition.
  • Technical Requirements: Online programs
    The online version of this program is conducted in the WebEx Training Center. Special software is not required. You only need a standard web browser and telephone or VoIP capability to participate. In addition, it is strongly recommended to use a desktop or laptop computer as using a tablet or phone severely limits your ability to fully and actively participate in the program.
What Will I Learn?

After this program, you will be able to:

  • Differentiate between project management and project work.
  • Define the roles of the project manager, project sponsor, and other key individuals on a project.
  • Create a project charter.
  • Build a project plan including schedules, resource allocations, and budgets.
  • Create activity networks (PERT, Gantt, and CPM) and other tools for communicating project scope and activities.
  • Create criteria for monitoring and reporting progress, including control point identification charts, project costing charts, and milestone charts.
  • Identify and manage project risks.
  • Determine and anticipate changes that occur during project execution.
  • Develop a detailed work plan to accurately determine the project completion date.
  • Accurately estimate project activities.
  • Manage external vendors more effectively.
  • Discover the power of the review process to improve future performance.
How Long Is This Course?
  • Face-to-Face: 2 days
  • Online: 6 sessions, 12 hours total
  • On-Site: Flexible dates & duration
Can I Earn Credit?

Earn 1.4 Continuing Education Units (CEUs) upon successfully completing this program. This program may be eligible for up to 14 CPLP recertification points for the face-to-face version and 12 CPLP recertification points for the online version. This program may be eligible for up to 14 APTD recertification points for the face-to-face version and 12 APTD recertification points for the online version. This program has been pre-approved for 14 (General) recertification credit hours toward PHR, SPHR, and GPHR recertification through the HR Certification Institute. This program is valid for 12 PDCs for the SHRM-CP or SHRM-SCP. For more information about certification or recertification, please visit www.shrm.org/certification.

What Is The Attendance Policy?

Face-to-Face Courses
Participation in all originally scheduled days of the program is mandatory in order to receive the certificate of completion and 1.4 CEUs. Participants who miss more than two hours of the entire program will not be eligible to receive the certificate. Participants who fulfill the attendance requirement will receive a certificate at the end of the program.

Online Courses
Participation in all online sessions at their originally scheduled day and time is mandatory to receive a completion certificate and 1.4 CEUs. All sessions will be recorded and available for participants to review throughout the program.

ATD requires active participation in our online program to receive credit for the program Active participation includes, but is not limited to, participating in virtual classroom activities, discussions, breakout sessions, and intersession work.

For programs with 5 or more sessions, one missed live session can be made up by listening to the session recording in full. Participants who miss more than one live session will not be eligible to receive the certificate. For programs with 4 or fewer sessions, attendance at all live sessions is required to receive a certificate. If you meet the eligibility requirements, a certificate will be issued to you through the ATD Learning Portal at the end of the program.

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What Participants Are Saying
"My favorite takeaways from this program were the advice that a project is not a task, it is a series of tasks; you must learn from other learning professionals; and how to properly structure a project. This program helps you step back and reflect on how you work."
"The instructor was great - she knew how to relate everyone's project dilemmas to what we were learning, and some "to-dos" to help alleviate those dilemmas. My favorite takeaway was the importance of the scope diagram in the project plan."
"I would recommend this course because it's relevant and easy to follow. You can implement what you learn from the start of the course!  My favorite takeaway from the program was understanding the importance of a scope diagram and project charter."
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