Courses – Kanban Training in Dublin, Cork, Limerick  (1 Day) 

This course will introduce the Kanban method.  It will explain the lean background to Kanban, how you should implement Kanban.

A simple way to look at Kanban is to “stop starting and start finishing”. In other words take on less but get it done quicker. Its about focusing on getting work complete and not to have loads of unfinished work. Unfinished work is waste – of no use to anyone and going out of date or at least requiring a refresh to even understand what we did.

Kanban provides a pragmatic, actionable, evidence-based guidance for successful evolutionary change. It starts with what you do now and pursues evolutionary change while respecting current roles, responsibilities and job titles, and encouraging leadership at all levels.

You will learn how to apply the Kanban principles, how to visualise and self-share the workload to create a constant flow of DONE. The Kanban workshop is for anyone trying to create a cultural framework for continuous improvement.

This is a fast paced workshop, where attended lean to apply KanBan to their real jobs and see how to visualise the bottlenecks. 

Topics Covered 

• Personal Kanban – Simplest implementation of Kanban
• The Agile Dilemma
• What is KanBan Goals Behind the Kanban Approach to Change
• Kaizen Culture
• Kanban’s Five Core Properties
• The Kanban Concepts, Principles, and Terminology
• Kanban Team/ Kanban Roles
• Card Walls/ Workflow and Cadences
• Limiting work in progress
• Visualisation of the Work
• Class of Service
• Service Level Agreements
• Tracking Work-in-Process/ Cumulative Flow Diagram

Who Should Attend?

This course is suitable for anyone who is involved in product development or knowledge work. This includes but is not limited to the following:

  • Team Manager running multiple projects simultaneously
  • Product/project managers
  • Product/software developers and testers
  • Business analysts
  • High-level management positions.

 


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PRINCE2 Foundation Training Dublin

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.

Courses – Scrum Master Training in Dublin 

Scrum Master Training provides a framework for leading and developing your team. As we know, the goal of any organisation is to have high-performing, cross-functional teams. Agile has transformed how projects operate and how innovation is applied. Scrum is a highly effective framework to apply agile. 

The Scrum Master is responsible for making sure that the team lives by the values and practices. They help the organisation to empower the team to deliver on the vision for the product. They are the organisation change agents and remove obstacles to improve as a process owner for the team and to do anything possible to help the team perform at their highest level. He/she is a genuine 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.

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 on real-life situations. Scrum Master courses take place in Dublin and Cork, and you can arrange in-house training. In addition to this, the course covers all the topics related to Scrum Master including 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 organisation
  • The role of the Scrum Master
  • Scrum Master 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

Project Management Professional Course | Scrum Master CSM

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 role, 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 the end of each day. New PMP5 based tests to give the student the feel of the questioning style and answers. The answers will be presented in class to ensure the student has 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 control
  • 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. Before 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 is available for review of ITTO and key definitions. These are invaluable tools based on the Inputs Tools Techniques Output as well as descriptions that are vital to the understanding and completion of the Exam. A student can use the Flash card to assist with memorisation and determine the area that they need to brush up on their knowledge.

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. Students post topical issues regularly.

We have practice Exam and online sessions available

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Courses – PMI-ACP Overview

The PMI-ACP ® certification is for anyone involved in product development that has a large amount of complexity and uncertainty. Obtaining the credential recognises an individual’s skills in using Agile tools and techniques to navigate complex projects towards satisfactory outcomes successfully

The Agile Certified Practitioner course is a great way to get an overview and practice the Agile methods.

This Program fulfils the PMI® requirement of 21 contact hours which an ACP® aspirant needs to have before applying for the ACP® Certification Examination. The Program also aims to train the participants to be active Project Managers using Agile methodologies.

Key Topics

Agile Principles and Mindset

Value-Driven Delivery

Stakeholder Engagement

Team Performance

Adaptive Planning

Problem Detection and Resolution

Continuous Improvement (Product, Process, People)

PRINCE2 Foundation Training Dublin

PRINCE2® Foundation Training and Exam Dublin – Overview

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 provided 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 in the PRINCE2® Foundation Training

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

Following the stages covered in the foundation course, the PRINCE2® Exam takes place on the last day in the afternoon.

Who should attend PRINCE® Foundation Training?

This course targets 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.

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The Althris CAPM training course for project managers

CAPM Overview – Evening Workshop Session

CAPM Training course provides the basis of project management knowledge to clear the Certified Associate in Project Management exam. You need to pass the CAPM exam and you need quality training that’ll help you in your role as a project manager

Topics Covered

  • PMI® requirements to apply to take the exam
  • A proven study strategy to best prepare yourself to pass the exam
  • The processes in 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 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 for the PMI directly to take the PMP exam. The online multiple-choice exam takes place over 4 hours in a Prometric location.

View our Prince2, Scrum Master and PMI  project management courses here.

Project Management Professional Course | Scrum Master CSM

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.

Exam Pres

The course is based on the PMI-ACP Examination Content Outline, including:

  • Tools and Techniques for Agile Project Management (50% of exam questions)
  • Knowledge and Skills (50% of exam questions)

We provide training on the underlying principles and values of the Agile Manifesto and the most common Agile methodologies that are on the Exam, including:

  • The Scrum Framework
  • Extreme Programming (XP)
  • Lean Software Development
  • Kanban in Software Development
  • Other
  • Feature Driven Development (FDD)
  • Dynamic systems development method (DSDM)
  • Crystal Clear

Coverage

We will cover all 6 Agile knowledge domains and underlying task areas:

  • Value-Driven Delivery
  • Stakeholder Engagement
  • Boosting Team Performance Practices
  • Adaptive Planning
  • Problem Detection and Resolution
  • Continuous Improvement