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PRINCE2® 2017 Foundation Blended Learning

PRINCE2® Overview

Althris have been providing PRINCE2® Training and Trainers for over 5 years. We are the longest establish Irish PeopleCert (PRINCE2® Examination Authority) partner. With outstanding results in both the Foundation and Practitioner Exam we are confident to be able to say that we are the best Dublin PRINCE® Trainers.

PRINCE2® is a well established project management methodology used in business and government. It provides a proven best practice model that ensures project delivery is on time, on budget and of high quality.

This is a blended learning course with online videos, practice exams, sample project material and homework exercises.  The online element requires 12 to 16 hours to complete with a further 1 day in class for exercises and paper based exam.

As part of the course Student are provide with a course workbook and reading. The official Prince2 manual is recommend and is available for purchase.

The Prince2 exam (Value at €235) and FREE re-site should you not pass is included in the course.

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Topics Covered

  • Introduction to PRINCE2 and Project Management
  • Methodology and Project Management structure
  • The Principles of PRINCE2
  • The Themes of PRINCE2
  • The Processes of PRINCE2
  • The Tailoring of PRINCE2
  • Understand the PRINCE2 Project Management

The PRINCE2 Exam takes place on the last day of the course in the afternoon

Who should attend?

This course is aimed at project managers and team members that wish to consider or are using PRINCE2®

Althris has an outstanding pass rate at PRINCE2® training in Dublin. Highly experience local trainer that present this intensive course in a lively and engaging format.

Scrum Master

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Scrum Master Overview 

Scrum as a method of learning and developing your team? As we know, the goal of any organization is to have high-performing, cross-functional teams. Now a-days, most of the IT organization has successfully used this for creating high-performing, cross-functional teams. This changed the outlook of software development, innovating the scope of work. This has revolutionized businesses for team building and development to increase productivity and effectiveness.

The scrum master is responsible for making sure that the team lives by the values and practices. He helps product owner to create a balance as a process owner for the team and does anything possible to help the team perform at their highest level. He is a true mentor, visionary and process champion for the team and not a mere manager, guru or a project administrator.
This Scrum Master session is a 2-day course that covers the principles and (empirical) process theory underpinning the Scrum framework, and the role of the Scrum Master in it. This course is a combination of instruction and team-based exercises, and teaches what is at the heart of the Scrum and Agile movement.The course includes advanced thinking for servant-leadership and behavioral shifts. Throughout the course, students are challenged to think in terms of the Scrum principles to better understand what to do when returning to the workplace.The Scrum Master Course course is much more than just a set of slides and an instructor. In this course, students work on real-life cases with other classmates together as a team. This course is made up of discussions and hands-on exercises based upon real-life cases.
Scrum Master courses take place in Dublin and Cork and in-house training can also be arranged.The course also covers all the topics related to Professional Scrum Master I (PSM I) and includes practice exams

Topics Covered 

  • Scrum theory and principles
  • The Scrum Framework
  • The Definition of Done
  • Running a Scrum project
  • Working with people and teams
  • Scrum in your organization
  • The role of the Scrum Master
  • Profession Scrum Master PSM I sample exam with work through and discussions on responses

Who Should Attend?

Project manager, Program manager,  Technical project manager, Team lead, Project lead, Technical lead, Release manager, Test manager, Test engineer, Quality engineer, Quality analyst, Test analyst, Business analyst, Software Engineer, System Engineer, Developer, Programmer, Account manager, Service manager, Manager, Product Manager, Software coder, Software tester, Manager – software development, Architect – software development, Product management

PMP Project Management Professional Dublin

Project Management Professional Overview

This course prepares you for the PMI PMP exams. Althris run public course and in-company course for the Project Management Professional course in London, Dublin, Manchester, Belfast and Cork.

Project Management Professional (PMP)® Certification is the most coveted credential in project management offered by the reputed Project Management Institute (PMI)®. The Project Management Professional (PMP)® certification is a must-have for any serious project manager.Project Management Professional (PMP)® certified Project Managers on average earn over 20-25% more than those without the certification. The Project Management Professional (PMP)® certification can help you get the job, keep your job, be an effective and efficient project manager, and earn more money at the same time. PM Simplify makes sure that you are prepared to pass the Project Management Professional (PMP)® certification exam on your first attempt.

Topics Covered

Daily Short PMP exam questions completed and discussed at end of each day. New PMP5 based tests to give the student the feel of the questioning style and answers. The answers will discussed in class to ensure the student have a deep understanding of the topic and can answer variances on the questions.

  • The complete project management process
  • Project integration management
  • Human resources management
  • Stakeholder Management
  • Project scope, cost, quality, and time management
  • Standard project procurement process
  • Professional responsibility and social management
  • Project procurement management
  • Process group view

Includes the Business Case examined added to the exam in Q1 2016

Who Should Attend?

This course is intended for professionals who wish to obtain their Project Management Professional (PMP)®credential. Prior to taking the Project Management Professional (PMP)® exam, Project Management Institute (PMI)® requires you to prove you have 3+ years working as a project manager and 35 contact hours of project management education. Our Project Management Professional (PMP)® certification training course is designed to help you earn your Project Management Professional (PMP)® certificate the easy way.

Daily PowerPoint flash card available for review of ITTO and key definitions. These are invaluable tools based on the Inputs Tools Techniques Output as well as definitions that are vital to the understanding and completion of the Exam. Student can use the Flash card assist with memorisation and determine the area that they need to brush up on.

Supporting Environment

Backup is provided by the course lecturer to assist with exam planning and preparation. We also actively create a mail group where past and current student can discuss experiences and share information about the exam. Links to topical issue are also posted.

We have practice Exam and online sessions available

Daily PowerPoint flash card available for review of ITTO and key definitions. These are invaluable tools based on the Inputs Tools Techniques Output as well as definitions that are vital to the understanding and completion of the Exam. Student can use the Flash card assist with memorisation and determine the area that they need to brush up on.

PMI-ACP Blended Learning

PMP Express

PMI-ACP

PRINCE2® Foundation

PRINCE2® Overview

Althris have been providing PRINCE2® Training and Trainers for over 4 years. We are the longest establish Irish PeopleCert (PRINCE2® Examination Authority) partner. With outstanding results in both the Foundation and Practitioner Exam we are confident to be able to say that we are the best Dublin PRINCE® Trainers.

PRINCE2® is a well established project management methodology used in business and government. It provides a proven best practice model that ensures project delivery is on time, on budget and of high quality.

Each student that passed the exam will be provide with a PRINCE2® certification and will appear on the PRINCE2® Successful Candidate Registers.

Althris provide an online area that you can practice prince2 foundation exam questions 

Topics Covered

  • Introduction to PRINCE2 and Project Management
  • Methodology and Project Management structure
  • The Principles of PRINCE2
  • The Themes of PRINCE2
  • The Processes of PRINCE2
  • The Tailoring of PRINCE2
  • Understand the PRINCE2 Project Management

The PRINCE2 Exam takes place on the last day of the course in the afternoon

Who should attend?

This course is aimed at project managers and team members that wish to consider or are using PRINCE2®

Althris has an outstanding pass rate at PRINCE2® training in Dublin. Highly experience local trainer that present this intensive course in a lively and engaging format.

MS Project 2013

Overview

This is a highly practical workshop that will help participants develop a sound working knowledge of Microsoft Project (MSP) – the primary planning tool for most project managers. MSP is able to meet the planning and control needs of all projects from the most simple, consisting of a few people and a few dozen activities to much more complex projects. Participants will be taken through a structured learning path from the introduction of the MSP environment to the development of work breakdown structures, assignment of resources, estimation of durations, costing, to baselining and the development of Gantt charts.

The course tutor is an experienced project manager and he will bring his many years of practical project management knowledge and expertise to enrich the formal learning of the class.

Each student will have their own computer.

Who is this for?

This course is suitable for anyone managing or working on a project that needs to keep track of project personnel, work activities, deliverables, time, cost and reporting to stakeholders and senior managers. It is also suitable for those who wish to track work activities in a non-project environment. No previous experience is required although knowledge of the Microsoft product environment is useful.

NOTE: To facilitate tutor / participant interaction the numbers on this course are limited to 8.

While it is not a pre-requisite, previous participants will find that this course complements the IPA Introduction to Project Management.


COURSE OUTLINE

Session 1 – GETTING STARTED WITH MS PROJECT 2010 – The MSP environment; ribbons; use of tabs; task basics.
Session 2 – GET STARTED ON A PROJECT – Phases; task definition; sub-tasks; linking and sequencing tasks.
Session 3 – BUILDING OUT YOUR PLAN – Effort and duration; adding resources; manual and automatic scheduling; defining activity dates; re-sequencing.
Session 4 – CREATING A PROJECT BASELINE AND REPORTING – Creating milestones; creating a baseline; the time bar; adding additional tasks; setting a baseline; comparing multiple baselines.
Session 5 – MANAGING PROGRESS AND FINE-TUNING THE PLANO – Optimising resources; establishing cost bases; creating budgets; identifying progress and delays; earned value and other techniques; the use of templates.

MS Project 2010

Overview

This is a highly practical workshop that will help participants develop a sound working knowledge of Microsoft Project (MSP) – the primary planning tool for most project managers. MSP is able to meet the planning and control needs of all projects from the most simple, consisting of a few people and a few dozen activities to much more complex projects. Participants will be taken through a structured learning path from the introduction of the MSP environment to the development of work breakdown structures, assignment of resources, estimation of durations, costing, to baselining and the development of Gantt charts.

The course tutor is an experienced project manager and he will bring his many years of practical project management knowledge and expertise to enrich the formal learning of the class.

Each student will have their own computer.

Who is this for?

This course is suitable for anyone managing or working on a project that needs to keep track of project personnel, work activities, deliverables, time, cost and reporting to stakeholders and senior managers. It is also suitable for those who wish to track work activities in a non-project environment. No previous experience is required although knowledge of the Microsoft product environment is useful.

NOTE: To facilitate tutor / participant interaction the numbers on this course are limited to 8.

While it is not a pre-requisite, previous participants will find that this course complements the IPA Introduction to Project Management.

CAPM/PMP Evening Workshop Session

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Overview

The Project Management Institute’s the Certified Associate in Project Management (CAPM®) provides the basis of project management knowledge. The objective of this course is to provide project managers with the knowledge required to take the CAPM exam.

Topics Covered

  • The PMI® requirements to apply to take the exam
  • a proven study strategy in order to best prepare yourself to pass the exam
  • the processes within each of the 10 Knowledge Areas of the PMBOK®
  • Exam style question preparation
  • other required source material of project management practices

Who should attend?

This course is perfect for team members, managers, project leaders, functional managers, and anyone who is directly involved with projects who wishes to achieve a better understanding of practical, formal project management methods and pass the CAPM exam.

Pre-Requisites

Leaving Certificate, Level 7 Diploma or equivalent and Either 23 hours of formal project management education or 1500 hours of project team experience. Details of the requirements to take examination are available on the website PMI.org

Examination

Each student must apply directly the PMI to take the PMP exam. This is an online multiple choice exam that takes place over a 4 hour in a Prometric location.