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Program/Project Management & Business Analysis Integrated Training Solutions

ACHIEVE PROJECT SUCCESS & DELIVER SUSTAINED BUSINESS VALUE By Creating Alignment Between People, Processes & Technology




A Holistic Approach to Optimize Your Workforce

Comprehensive Program/Project Management & Business Analysis Learning Paths

High-Performance Training & Implementation Solutions

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Optimizing IT Workforce Performance

BREAK THE CYCLE OF PROJECT FAILURE Repeated Success Is Possible and There Are Many Factors to Consider



75% of business and IT executives anticipate their projects will fail.

One in six IT projects have an average cost overrun of 200% and a schedule overrun of 70%.

— Geneca

15.7 MILLION 15.7 million new project management roles will be added globally by 2020.

— Harvard Business Review



Lack of skills and experience of the PM/BA staff Misalignment with the business’s strategic goals Poor communication between analysts, project managers, and key stakeholders Lack of upfront planning and project governance Incomplete/changing requirements

Optimize Your Workforce for Project Success by Creating Alignment Between People, Processes & Technology




Industry certifications are useful to determine foundational knowledge of Project Management (PMI, Agile) and Business Analytics (IIBA). But only with a full understanding of the skills and competencies of your staff can you be sure you have the right people on the right projects.

Adequate planning, proper documentation, and formalized project governance are key to any project’s success. Removing or neglecting any one of these areas during a project’s lifecycle could set the project on a course for failure.

There are a variety of project management and predictive modeling tools available to help your teams capture, track, and communicate results. Knowing how to integrate and utilize these applications across these functions can help achieve the project success desired and avoid common pitfalls.

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Organizational Structure, Processes & Job Roles


Knowledge, Skills & Abilities (KSAs)

ASSESS/MAP Knowledge, Skills & Abilities (KSAs)

› Based on your specific

needs, our experts will ensure your workforce has the proper framework in place to make sure your projects are and will always be set up to succeed

› Create a clear


governance plan that ensures your projects will always meet the goals and vision of your organization


Process & Organizational Improvements

› Develop a customized › Align the Knowledge,

Skills, and Abilities (KSAs) of your workforce to your immediate, short-term, and long-term business goals

› Determine the KSAs

curriculum with individual learning plans to enhance your staff’s KSAs, and meet their needs and those of the organization

› Manage the training,

coaching, and mentoring of your staff

of your existing staff and identify skill gaps using automated skills assessments

• Address management impediments that are negatively impacting the cost, schedule, performance, or customer satisfaction

› Provide project teams a

new training experience that extends beyond the traditional classroom, helping teams engaged in the same initiative build the right artifacts with customized Acceleration Workshops

› Embed our expert

instructors to help your staff apply newly gained skills on the job

• Analyze gaps within the management practices, formal documentation, and reporting mechanisms • Develop Program/Project Requirements • Focus on Program Goals and Objectives, Charters, Work Breakdown Structure (WBS), Program Requirements, Integrated Master Schedule (IMS), Acquisition Package, Risk Plan, Stakeholder Management Plan, and other critical management disciplines

Optimizing IT Workforce Performance

FEATURED EXPERT INSTRUCTORS: Real-World Practitioners in Program/Project Management & Business Analysis HAMID AOUGAB, PMP, PMI-ACP

Systems Engineer, Expert Program Manager, Technology Strategist, Author & Course Instructor Hamid is a system engineer, technology strategist and educator; he is a certified project management, scrum master, and agile practitioner professional. He manages a small IT firm, specializing in high reliability and safety critical software systems. He has been a program manager and principal investigator on many IT research and development systems for Government and industry organizations. He authored many scientific publications and made numerous presentations to professional organizations, special panels, and committees. He brings 15+ years of teaching experience and accelerated workshop facilitation in Program/Project management and software engineering. • Author of the Program/Project Management curriculum • Author of 12 core courses and hundreds of custom courses

• Architect/Author of the FAC-P/PM and the FAC-P/PM-IT curriculums

— C. Madison, Project Manager U.S. Department of State

The information provided and material covered was enormous, yet I left each day not totally exhausted. I enjoyed the positive environment Hamid created, which allowed me to ask questions without feeling embarrassed about my lack of knowledge.


Business Analyst, Course Author & Writer Peter has worked in the IT industry for over thirty years in finance, telemetry, automotive, banking, media, and the public sector. His roles have ranged from programmer and systems analyst to business analyst and project manager. He has been involved at all levels of the business from identifying the business need through to the delivery of multimillion-dollar projects, providing direct management, training, technical support, or assurance as the role required. • Architect for graduate training programs for Goldman Sachs, Deutsche Bank, Aldermore Bank, and many others • Author for Business Analysis at Learning Tree International • Author of many Learning Tree Business Analysis courses, including Business Analysis Introduction: Defining Successful Projects, Building an Effective Business Case, and more • Author of three published books, as well as many articles and white papers

— S. Tomey, OBIEE and R12 Reporting Consultant Carnival U.K.

I attended two of Peter’s training courses and found him a captivating and clear communicator. He demonstrated knowledge of the content and a passion for practical application. It is almost on a daily basis that I use at least one of the lesson’s learned.

Learning Tree’s Comprehensive Program/Project Management & Business Analysis Learning Paths Learning Tree has defined learning paths for Program/Project Managers and Business Analysts that, through collaboration, help develop complimentary competencies, and guarantee repeatable project success and sustained business value that is aligned to your organizational goals.






• Scope Analysis • Stakeholder Elicitation & Collaboration

}B  usiness Analysis Introduction: Defining Successful Projects Course 211 • 3 Days -ORDeveloping User Requirements: The Key to Project Success Course 315 • 4 Days }S  oft Skills Training for Business Analysis Course 3504 • 3 Days

• Business Analysis Planning & Monitoring • Strategy Analysis • Requirements Life Cycle Management

}B  uilding an Effective Business Case Course 212 • 3 Days } Introduction to Modeling for Business Analysis Course 447 • 4 Days }U  ser & System Requirements for Successful Software Development Course 218 • 4 Days

}B  usiness Relationship Management: Aligning IT & the Business Course 902 • 3 Days }C  ritical Thinking & Creative Problem Solving Course 284 • 3 Days } Introduction to Business Process Improvement (BPI) Course 3505 • 3 Days

ELECTIVES } Business & Report Writing Introduction Course 219 • 3 Days }C  ommunication Skills: Results through Collaboration Course 292 • 3 Days

• Requirements Analysis & Design Definition

} Estimating Skills for Business Analyst* Course 4585 • 1 Day

• Solution Evaluation

} Documenting Requirements for Successful Projects Course 4580 • 1 Day

} Introduction to Business Case Analysis* Course 4586 • 1 Day

}B  CS Foundation Certificate in Business Analysis Course 3507 • 3 Days

} Business Relationship Management: Aligning IT & the Business Course 902 • 3 Days

}M  icrosoft Tools for Business Intelligence* Course 146 • 4 Days

} Influence Skills: Getting Results without Direct Authority Course 294 • 4 Days

}A  ccelerating Agile Development for Scrum Teams Course 1812 • 3 Days

} Project Management: Skills for Success Course 296 • 4 Days -ORProject Management for Software Development Course 340 • 4 Days

}K  ey Financial Metrics for Business Analysis Course 4587 • 1 Day

} Certified Scrum Product Owner® Course 1814 • 2 Days

} PMI-Agile Certified Practitioner (PMI-ACP®) Exam Preparation Course 3605 • 3 Days

} The Strategic Role of the Business Analyst Course 4582 • 1 Day



}B  usiness Analysis Body of Knowledge® (BABOK®) Comprehensive Study Course 3515 • 3 Days Fundamental Knowledge for ECBA®, CCBA®, and CBAP® Exams

} IIBA® CCBA®/CBAP® Exam Preparation Essential Knowledge Course 3516 • 1 Day Practice Questions for ECBA®, CCBA®, and CBAP® Exams

} IIBA® CCBA®/CBAP® Exam Preparation Case Studies Course 3517 • 1 Day Practice Questions for CBAP® Exam (Prerequisite Courses 3515 & 3516 or equivalent)

(Prerequisite Course 3515 or equivalent)

* This course is ONLY available as On-Site Delivery – at your preferred location. Please call 1-800-843-8733 for scheduling details.






• Integration

}P  roject Management: Skills for Success Course 296 • 4 Days -ORProject Management for Software Development Course 340 • 4 Days } Microsoft Project Introduction Course 3702 • 3 Days

• Scope • Schedule • Cost • Quality

}D  eveloping User Requirements: The Key to Project Success Course 315 • 4 Days } Communication Skills: Results through Collaboration Course 292 • 3 Days }M  anagement Skills Course 290 • 4 Days

}P  roject Time & Cost Management Course 923 • 4 Days }P  roject Initiation: Establishing the Project Charter* Course 4622 • 1 Day } Building & Evolving a Project Management Office Course 3610 • 3 Days } E arned Value Management Course 4623 • 1 Day } SharePoint 2013: Creating a Project Management Information System (PMIS) Course 919 • 3 Days }P  roject Scope Management Course 4626 • 1 Day } Project Time Management Course 4627 • 1 Day }P  roject Risk Management Course 4629 • 1 Day }P  roject Cost Management* Course 4916 • 1 Day }M  anaging Large Initiatives with MS Project Course 4613 • 1 Day

} Accelerating Agile Development for Scrum Teams Course 1812 • 3 Days } Project Rescue Course 4624 • 1 Day } Project Communications & Stakeholder Management Course 4628 • 1 Day } Negotiation Skills for Project Managers Course 4633 • 1 Day

}C  ertified Associate in Project Management (CAPM)® Exam Preparation Course 3601 • 3 Days

}P  roject Management Professional (PMP)® Exam Preparation Course 276 • 5 Days }P  RINCE2® Achieving Foundation & Practitioner Certification Course 177 • 5 Days }C  ertified ScrumMaster® Course 1813 • 2 Days }C  ertified Scrum Product Owner® Course 1814 • 2 Days

} PMI-Agile Certified Practitioner (PMI-ACP)® Exam Preparation Course 3605 • 3 Days } Agile Fundamentals: Scrum, Kanban, Lean and XP Course 918 • 3 Days } PRINCE2 Agile® Achieving Practitioner Certification* Course 3634 • 3 Days

• Communications • Risk • Procurements • Stakeholders


#1 FAC-P/PM Training Provider Learning Tree addresses: • The Federal Acquisition Institute (FAI), and Office of Management and Budget (OMB) requirements • The key competencies required within the mandated training hours


} Advanced Project Management* Course U152 • 4 Days }R  isk Management for Projects, Programs & Operations Course 286 • 4 Days } 21st Century Leadership: Inspiring Excellence & Engagement Course 3311 • 3 Days


• Resources


}P  roject Management* Course U160 • 4 Days }P  roject Leadership: Building High-Performance Teams Course 346 • 4 Days }P  roject Procurement Management* Course 4917 • 1 Day } Negotiation Skills: Tools & Techniques That Deliver Results* Course 341 • 3 Days

ENTRY LEVEL }P  roject Management Basics FPM 120A -ANDProject Management and Project Lifecycle FPM 120B (Courses are self-paced training through FAI) } Fundamentals of Project and Program Management II* FPM 121 • 5 Days

The Federal Acquisition Certification for Program and Project Managers of information technology acquisitions

MID LEVEL }A  pplications in Project & Program Management Course 1321 • 4 Days }A  pplications in Contracting Course 1322 • 3 Days }A  pplications in Business, Cost & Financial Management Course 1323 • 3 Days } Applied Leadership in Projects & Programs Course 1324 • 2 Days

SENIOR LEVEL } Progressive Concepts in Program Management Course 1331 • 4 Days } Progressive Contracting Strategies for Programs Course 1332 • 3 Days } Progressive Business, Cost & Financial Management Course 1333 • 3 Days } Progressive Leadership in Program Management Course 1334 • 2 Days

}P  lanning and Management* Course U210 • 5 Days } Architecture and Design* Course U211 • 4 Days }S  ecurity, Accessibility and Quality* Course U212 • 4 Days

* This course is ONLY available as On-Site Delivery – at your preferred location. Please call 1-800-843-8733 for scheduling details.




} Program Management: Essential Skills for Your Program Success Course 3611 • 4 Days

• Benefits

• Financials

• Governance

• Quality

• Integration

• Resources

• Scope

• Communications

• Schedule & Roadmap

• Procurements • Risks & Issues


} Risk Management for Projects, Programs & Operations Course 286 • 4 Days

} Agile Leadership Course 3401 • 3 Days

} Strategic Thinking for Operational Management Course 3310 • 3 Days } 21st Century Leadership: Inspiring Excellence and Engagement Course 3311 • 3 Days

} Emotional Intelligence Essentials Course 4666 • 1 Day } E xecutive Leadership Essentials Course 4668 • 1 Day

ELECTIVES }A  gile Leadership Course 3401 • 3 Days

} Developing Your Leadership Voice for Presence and Impact Course 3405 • 3 Days

} Preparing for the Program Management Professional (PMI-PgMP)® Exam* Course 920 • 4 Days

} COBIT® 5 Foundation Course 3922 • 3 Days


See previous page for FAC-P/PM & FAC-P/PM-IT Certifications or

* This course is ONLY available as On-Site Delivery – at your preferred location. Please call 1-800-843-8733 for scheduling details.

ACCELERATION WORKSHOPS In these workshops, program leaders, project managers, and business analysts use a project or program that is experiencing difficulty, and instruct you how to quickly and efficiently implement solutions. You can schedule Acceleration Workshops for all three functions or any individual functions covering the topics below.

} Initiating the Project/Program } Developing the Requirements } Developing the Project/Program WBS } Developing the Project/Program Schedule

} Acquisition Readiness } Monitoring and Controlling the Project/Program } Project/Program Diagnostics

Learn more about Acceleration Workshops at:





Big Data

.NET / Visual Studio

Business Analysis


Business Intelligence


Communication Skills

Cloud Computing

Cyber Security

Agile & Scrum

Networking & Virtualization


Apple Programming


SQL Server

Java Programming






Mobile App Development

Leadership & Professional Development

Python, Perl & C++

Microsoft Office


Software Development

Project Management


Web Development


IBM Microsoft

Windows Training & Microsoft Certifications


For over 40 years, Learning Tree has been a Proven Market Leader Trusted Partner for 60,000+ Organizations

600+ Expert Advisors

Demonstrated Past Performance

serving national and multinational corporations, government agencies, education and non-profits

serving our global customer footprint and averaging 20+ years of diverse real-world experience

in offering end-to-end proven capabilities to provide all facets of Workforce Optimization resulting in improved organizational alignment


Optimizing IT Workforce Performance


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