In this course, you will learn what it takes to maximize the number and strategic value of the projects that your organization completes. This course is designed for anyone involved in the development and execution of organizational strategy.
Differentiate project portfolio management from other management disciplines
Relate projects to an organization's strategic objectives
Explain what is involved in project prioritization in large, complex organizations
Develop and apply a project prioritization model that incorporates the many and varied aspects of project value
Prioritize projects on the basis of their strategic value
Schedule projects on the basis of strategic priorities so as to maximize the benefits derived from an organization's ability to complete projects
Maximize the volume of projects that can be completed by developing defensive capacity of non-limiting resources
Maximize the value of projects that are completed by ensuring the right projects are being completed in the right order
Simplify the portfolio management process by focusing management attention on the bottlenecks to project completion
Relate portfolio management success to the contribution made by the Project Management Office
Who Can Benefit
Senior executives responsible for organizational strategy
Managers responsible for developing organizational strategy or for making strategic recommendations
Portfolio managers, project managers, and program managers
Members of portfolio, program, or project offices
Operational managers who are impacted or impact portfolios
Project team members, customers, and other stakeholders of the portfolio management process
Classes begin promptly at 9:00 am, and typically end at 5:00 pm.
Does the course schedule include a Lunchbreak?
Lunch is normally an hour long and begins at noon. Coffee, tea, hot chocolate and juice are available all day in the kitchen. Fruit, muffins and bagels are served each morning. There are numerous restaurants near each of our centers, and some popular ones are indicated on the Area Map in the Student Welcome Handbooks - these can be picked up in the lobby or requested from one of our ExitCertified staff.
How can someone reach me during class?
If someone should need to contact you while you are in class, please have them call the center telephone number and leave a message with the receptionist.
What languages are used to deliver training?
Most courses are conducted in English, unless otherwise specified. Some courses will have the word "FRENCH" marked in red beside the scheduled date(s) indicating the language of instruction.
What does GTR stand for?
GTR stands for Guaranteed to Run; if you see a course with this status, it means this event is confirmed to run. View our GTR page to see our full list of Guaranteed to Run courses.
Yes, we provide training for groups, individuals and private on sites. View our group training page for more information.
Does ExitCertified deliver group training?
Yes, we provide training for groups, individuals, and private on sites. View our group training page for more information.
What does vendor-authorized training mean?
As a vendor-authorized training partner, we offer a curriculum that our partners have vetted. We use the same course materials and facilitate the same labs as our vendor-delivered training. These courses are considered the gold standard and, as such, are priced accordingly.
Is the training too basic, or will you go deep into technology?
It depends on your requirements, your role in your company, and your depth of knowledge. The good news about many of our learning paths, you can start from the fundamentals to highly specialized training.
How up-to-date are your courses and support materials?
We continuously work with our vendors to evaluate and refresh course material to reflect the latest training courses and best practices.
Are your instructors seasoned trainers who have deep knowledge of the training topic?
ExitCertified instructors have an average of 27 years of practical IT experience. They have also served as consultants for an average of 15 years. To stay up to date, instructors will at least spend 25 percent of their time learning new emerging technologies and courses.
Do you provide hands-on training and exercises in an actual lab environment?
Lab access is dependent on the vendor and the type of training you sign up for. However, many of our top vendors will provide lab access to students to test and practice. The course description will specify lab access.
Will you customize the training for our company’s specific needs and goals?
We will work with you to identify training needs and areas of growth. We offer a variety of training methods, such as private group training, on-site of your choice, and virtually. We provide courses and certifications that are aligned with your business goals.
How do I get started with certification?
Getting started on a certification pathway depends on your goals and the vendor you choose to get certified in. Many vendors offer entry-level IT certification to advanced IT certification that can boost your career. To get access to certification vouchers and discounts, please contact firstname.lastname@example.org.
Will I get access to content after I complete a course?
You will get access to the PDF of course books and guides, but access to the recording and slides will depend on the vendor and type of training you receive.
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the class/lecture was amazing and very easy to understand and was in detail.
This is my second course with ExitCertified. This course exceeded my expectations. The teacher was great and the class was fun.