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SCHOOL OF CONTINUING EDUCATION

Spring – Summer 2020

PROJECT MANAGEMENT, BUSINESS ANALYSIS & DATA ANALYSIS Professional Development Courses and Certificates

YOLANDA RIVERA

Data Analyst, Milwaukee College Prep School, Data Analysis Certificate


Upskilling Individuals and Organizations... for the Jobs of Today and the Future Why choose the UWM School of Continuing Education? We are the largest provider of professional development in southeastern Wisconsin, serving more than 15,000 participants each year and offering over 1,000 programs. Continuing Education is one of 15 schools and colleges at the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee, which is recognized as one of the nation’s top research universities. Our full-service conference center, complete with classrooms, computer labs and on-site catering, is located in downtown Milwaukee. Continuing Education professional development courses and certificate programs are ideal for those interested in launching, advancing or changing careers.

Take Courses Toward a Certificate

Take Individual Courses

Bring Our Courses to Your Organization

Certificates are one of today’s fastest-growing and widely accepted forms of credentials for business professionals. Certificates augment your current credentials and can be completed in a short amount of time at an affordable price.

Update your skills and your career today! UWM offers relevant business courses that help you address today’s business challenges. We offer hands-on curriculum taught by instructors with real-world experience.

Need to upskill your team? We can bring our training to you. With curriculum customized to meet your organization’s specific needs and taught by instructors who are professionals in their field, this valuable training can save time and bring results.

On the value of UWM’s Continuing Education programs… James Guthrie completed UWM’s Project Management Certificate in spring 2019 and enrolled in the December 2019 PMP® Boot Camp in preparation for taking the PMP exam in 2020. “The programs helped me gain an understanding of what the industry standard is as it relates to project management,” James said. “They also helped me learn how to manage my teams more effectively and how to become a successful leader within my organization.” He also appreciates the format and instructors. “I enjoyed the two-day seminars because I got to interact with instructors who are knowledgeable and engaging. The activities and group participation are also fun and very helpful in giving us real examples to work through. I highly recommend the program to anyone who wants to expand their knowledge and learn more efficient ways of running a project.”

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University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee School of Continuing Education


Welcome to 2020!

Table of Contents

Start the new year by taking control of your career with the UWM School of Continuing Education. We have courses in Project Management, Business Analysis and Data Analysis to meet your professional goals.

Why Choose UWM?........................................................................ 2-3 Project Management...................................................................... 4-9 Business Analysis........................................................................ 10-11 Data Analysis................................................................................ 12-13

As a Registered Education Provider for the Project Management Institute, Inc. (PMI)®, UWM offers courses that include the latest information from “A Guide to the Project Management Body of Knowledge (PMBOK® Guide)” as well as current industry best practices. We have been the trusted source of project management training for over 20 years. It’s an exciting time to be a business analyst – full of change and opportunity. The Business Analysis Certificate prepares you to navigate the interplay between traditional and agile development methods in a variety of industries. As an Endorsed Education Provider for the International Institute of Business Analysis (IIBA)®, we offer courses that draw on the up-to-date version of “A Guide to the Business Analysis Body of Knowledge (BABOK® Guide)” and provide you with the skills needed to design great products. Our Data Analysis Certificate helps participants grow their careers in this newly competitive segment. Business, nonprofits and government agencies are all looking for data talent to answer critical operational, product and strategy questions. This certificate can take you from where you are to the next level in data analysis.

Course Descriptions.................................................................... 14-18 How Do I Register?............................................................................19

Program Contacts Anne O’Meara

Program Director aomeara@uwm.edu 414-227-3311

Christine Sigrist Program Manager sigristc@uwm.edu 414-227-3336

Leading Industry Connections

The PMI Registered Education Provider logo, PMP and PMBOK are registered marks of the Project Management Institute, Inc.

Register online or contact our program management staff by phone or email. We are happy to help you find the right program to meet your professional goals. – Anne O’Meara, Christine Sigrist and Maribeth Sacho

For more information uwm.edu/sce/pmbadata

New Early Bird Pricing Available! Register at least two weeks prior to the course start date and receive your discounted rate. Early bird prices are listed throughout the catalog. For more pricing details and deadlines, visit our website.

800-222-3623

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PROJECT MANAGEMENT CERTIFICATE

About the Certificate

Certificates

Effective project managers use a variety of tools and techniques to deliver quality projects on time and within budget. The Project Management Certificate helps you develop skills and knowledge that you can bring to traditional and agile business environments. Taught by instructors with industry and academic experience, the program offers a wide range of core and elective courses. Customize the Project Management Certificate to meet your professional goals.

CERTIFICATE AT A GLANCE COURSES

7

Core and elective courses to complete the certificate

What Will You Learn?

AVERAGE COST

Define key project management processes and concepts

$845

Use tools and templates that you can apply immediately

per course

Apply real-world case studies in traditional and agile business environments

Identify new developments and changes in the project management profession

Refine your project management processes to align with industry best practices

Learn material from “A Guide to the Project Management Body of Knowledge (PMBOK® Guide)” as preparation for the Project Management Professional (PMP)® certification exam

Certificate Requirements To get started, enroll in your first course. Project Management Foundations is recommended. Earn the certificate by completing a total of 7 two-day courses with a minimum of 5 core courses.

TIME INVESTMENT

5

Number of months it may take to complete this certificate

Registered Education Provider of

The PMI Registered Education Provider logo is a registered mark of the Project Management Institute, Inc. All UWM project management courses are eligible for PMI professional development units (PDUs).

How to Start Start your certificate by selecting courses on the next page. Register for courses online at uwm.edu/sce/pm-cert or call 800-222-3623.

For More Information, Contact: Anne O’Meara, Program Director Maribeth Sacho, Program Associate aomeara@uwm.edu msacho@uwm.edu 414-227-3311 414-227-3337

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University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee School of Continuing Education


PROJECT MANAGEMENT CERTIFICATE

COURSE DATES JAN

FEB

MAR

APR

MAY

JUNE

JULY

AUG

CORE COURSES – Choose at least 5 (10 days), Face-to-Face or Online NEW TITLE Advanced Techniques for Managing Multiple Projects

$845

Agile Project Management

$845

Building and Improving Project Team Functionality

$845

12-13

Critical Thinking: Business Analysis and Decision-Making Strategies

$845

19-20

Estimating, Scheduling and Managing Project Performance

$845

Lean Project Management

$845

Managing Project Risks

$845

Managing Project Scope and the Impact of Change

$845

MS Project 1: From Initiating to Scheduling a Project

$845

PMP® Boot Camp: Intensive Test Prep Plus Study Strategies and Tools**

$1495

Project Management Foundations Recommended first course. Required for certificate.

$845

®

Apr 30-May 1 12-13

18-19 12-13 16-17 1-2 10-11

6-7

Certificates

4-7 28-29

ONLINE COURSES Empowering Project Teams: Facilitating Communication and Collaboration CORE

$845

Estimating, Scheduling and Managing Project Performance CORE

$845

Managing Multiple Projects CORE

$845

Managing Project Risks CORE

$845

Managing Project Scope and the Impact of Change CORE

$845

Project Management Foundations CORE Recommended first course. Required for certificate.

$845

Apr 20-May 16 Mar 23-Apr 18 3-29

June 15-July 18

Jan 6-Feb 1

May 18-June 13 2-28

July 20-Aug 8

Feb 17-Mar 21

ELECTIVE COURSES – Choose up to 2 (four days) NEW TITLE Business Analyst Foundations

$845

Effective Interpersonal Communication Skills

$895

Emotional Intelligence: Dealing With Difficult People, Including Yourself!

$895

Finance Skills for Nonfinancial Managers

$895

29-30 21-22 2-3 9-10

From Technical Expert to Strategic Leader

$895

Influence Without Authority*

$395

NEW Managing Virtual Staff and Teams

$845

MS Project 2: Tracking, Reporting and Forecasting From the Schedule

$845

16-17

NEW Project Management Technology and Tools

$845

18-19

NEW Quality and Testing Foundations

$845

7-8

Traditional to Agile Methodologies

$845

14-15

Using Data for Business Strategy and Decisions

$845

NEW TITLE Writing and Communicating Requirements

$845

®

6-7 24 1-2

25-26 23-24

New Early Bird Pricing Available! Register at least two weeks prior to the course start date and receive your discounted rate. Early bird prices are listed throughout the catalog. For more pricing details and deadlines, visit our website. *One-day courses count as a .5 course toward certificate. **PMP® Boot Camp counts as 2 core courses. PMP is a registered mark of Project Management Institute, Inc.

For more information uwm.edu/sce/pm

800-222-3623

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PROJECT MANAGEMENT – ONLINE TRACK CERTIFICATE

Certificates

About the Certificate Project managers use a range of analytical tools and strategies to guide a project from its planning stages to its execution. The Project Management – Online Track Certificate concentrates on analyzing the processes and methods used in each stage of a project. Our online program allows you to participate remotely and at your own pace. As you work, you receive individualized feedback from instructors while interacting with your online classmates. Through our 26-week program, you build a strong foundation of knowledge and cultivate the techniques that produce successful projects.

What Will You Learn?

6-Month Online te Certifica

Define key project management processes and concepts

Use tools and templates that you can apply immediately

Apply real-world case studies in traditional and agile business environments

Identify new developments and changes in the project management profession

Refine your project management processes to align with industry best practices

Learn material from “A Guide to the Project Management Body of Knowledge (PMBOK® Guide)” as preparation for the Project Management Professional (PMP)® certification exam

CERTIFICATE AT A GLANCE COURSES

6

Required courses to complete the certificate

COST

$3900 full certificate

TIME INVESTMENT

6

Number of months to complete this certificate

Registered Education Provider of

Certificate Requirements To get started, register for the Project Management – Online Track Certificate. All 6 courses are included in one registration.

The PMI Registered Education Provider logo is a registered mark of the Project Management Institute, Inc. All UWM project management courses are eligible for PMI professional development units (PDUs).

How to Start Register for the Project Management – Online Track Certificate to receive the discounted price. You do not need to register for individual courses when taking the Online Track. Register online at uwm.edu/sce/pmo-cert or call 800-222-3623.

For More Information, Contact: Anne O’Meara, Program Director Maribeth Sacho, Program Associate aomeara@uwm.edu msacho@uwm.edu 414-227-3311 414-227-3337

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University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee School of Continuing Education


PROJECT MANAGEMENT – ONLINE TRACK CERTIFICATE

COURSE DATES JAN

FEB

MAR

APR

MAY

JUNE

JULY

AUG

COURSES IN TRACK Feb 17-Mar 21

Project Management Foundations

Mar 23-Apr 18

Estimating, Scheduling and Managing Project Performance Empowering Project Teams: Facilitating Communication and Collaboration

Apr 20-May 16

Jan 6-Feb 1

Managing Project Risks

May 18-June 13

3-29

Managing Multiple Projects

June 15-July 18

July 20-Aug 8

Project Management – Online Track Certificate 5025-12369 2/17-8/8

Certificates

2-28

Managing Project Scope and the Impact of Change

$3900 Registering for track includes 6 courses above. Register for the Project Management – Online Track Certificate to receive the discounted price. You do not need to register for individual classes when taking the Online Track. Courses may be taken without pursuit of certificate.

CUSTOMIZED TRAINING SOLUTIONS Group Training – Your Place or Ours. A customized professional development program from UWM’s School of Continuing Education is a solid investment in the productivity of your organization. Our high-quality training solutions are tailored to address your most important business needs, offering flexible solutions for maximum results. Consider the following popular Project Management & Business Analysis courses custom-fit to your organization: Project Management Foundations Agile Project Management MS Project ® 1: From Initiating to Scheduling a Project Business Analyst Foundations Data Tools Critical Thinking: Business Analysis and Decision-Making Strategies

414-227-3208 | sce-customized@uwm.edu

For more information uwm.edu/sce/pm

800-222-3623

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PROJECT MANAGEMENT – ADVANCED CERTIFICATE

Certificates

About the Certificate Top project managers are those who continue to invest in their training and development. The Project Management – Advanced Certificate gives established project managers the opportunity to develop the critical reflection and planning skills that complex projects require. The program is for those who have earned a Project Management Professional (PMP)® credential or UWM Project Management Certificate. Choosing from a variety of courses, you structure your certificate to satisfy your professional needs.

CERTIFICATE AT A GLANCE COURSES

4

Courses to complete the certificate

AVERAGE COST

What Will You Learn?

$845

Examine agile, waterfall, Scrum, Kanban and lean methodologies and frameworks

per course

Experiment with tools and templates to maximize productivity in complex projects

Assess the role of soft skills and leadership in each aspect of a project

Practice advanced management techniques that you can apply in your organization

Analyze real-world scenarios to cultivate new perspectives on project management challenges

Earn Professional Development Units (PDUs) recognized by Project Management Institute (PMI)®

TIME INVESTMENT

3

Number of months it may take to complete this certificate

Registered Education Provider of

Certificate Requirements After completing the UWM Project Management Certificate or PMP credential, earn your advanced certificate by completing 4 additional courses from the list on the next page.

The PMI Registered Education Provider logo is a registered mark of the Project Management Institute, Inc. All UWM project management courses are eligible for PMI professional development units (PDUs).

How to Start Start your certificate by selecting courses on the next page. Register for courses online at uwm.edu/sce/pma-cert or call 800-222-3623.

For More Information, Contact: Anne O’Meara, Program Director Maribeth Sacho, Program Associate aomeara@uwm.edu msacho@uwm.edu 414-227-3311 414-227-3337

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University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee School of Continuing Education


PROJECT MANAGEMENT – ADVANCED CERTIFICATE

COURSE DATES JAN

FEB

MAR

APR

MAY

JUNE

JULY

AUG

CORE COURSES – Choose 4, Face-to-Face or Online $845

Agile Project Management

$845

Critical Thinking: Business Analysis and Decision-Making Strategies

$845

Lean Project Management

$845

Managing Project Scope and the Impact of Change

$845

MS Project® 1: From Initiating to Scheduling a Project

$845

MS Project® 2: Tracking, Reporting and Forecasting From the Schedule

$845

PMP® Boot Camp: Intensive Test Prep Plus Study Strategies and Tools

$1495

NEW Project Management Technology and Tools

$845

Traditional to Agile Methodologies

$845

Apr 30-May 1

12-13

19-20

12-13

1-2

10-11

Certificates

NEW TITLE Advanced Techniques for Managing Multiple Projects

16-17

4-7

18-19

14-15

ONLINE COURSES Managing Multiple Projects CORE

$845

Managing Project Scope and the Impact of Change CORE

$845

3-29

June 15-July 18

2-28

July 20-Aug 8

New Early Bird Pricing Available! Register at least two weeks prior to the course start date and receive your discounted rate. Early bird prices are listed throughout the catalog. For more pricing details and deadlines, visit our website. Courses may be taken without pursuit of certificate.

“I loved the group activities and that the class was so engaging. A great class for all project managers!”

– Kristin Kress, Senior Digital Project Manager, Kohler Company, Agile Project Management

For more information uwm.edu/sce/pm

800-222-3623

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BUSINESS ANALYSIS CERTIFICATE

Certificates

About the Certificate Business analysts are key players who contribute to successful projects and improve business processes. As liaisons between business and technical functions, they define needs, evaluate existing processes and facilitate solutions. The Business Analysis Certificate helps you understand the key roles of a business analyst and develop technical skills in elicitation, facilitation, analysis and testing. With a broad range of core and elective courses, our program gives you the flexibility to take your career to new levels.

CERTIFICATE AT A GLANCE COURSES

7

Core and elective courses to complete the certificate

AVERAGE COST

What Will You Learn? •

Define the key roles of a business analyst

Examine traditional, agile and other product development methodologies

Develop technical skills for eliciting true business needs and product/system requirements

Apply best practices for writing business requirements that lead to successful projects

Analyze methods of modeling and designing for optimal business processes

Learn material from “A Guide to the Business Analysis Body of Knowledge (BABOK® Guide)” to prepare for the International Institute of Business Analysis (IIBA)® certification exam

Certificate Requirements To get started, enroll in your first course. Business Analyst Foundations is recommended. Earn the certificate by completing a total of 7 two-day courses with 5 core courses and 2 elective courses.

$845 per course

TIME INVESTMENT

5

Number of months it may take to complete this certificate

Endorsed Education Provider for

All UWM business analysis courses are eligible for IIBA professional development hours (PD Hours) or continuing development units (CDUs).

How to Start Start your certificate by selecting courses on the next page. Register for courses online at uwm.edu/sce/ba-cert or call 800-222-3623.

For More Information, Contact: Christine Sigrist, Program Manager Maribeth Sacho, Program Associate sigristc@uwm.edu msacho@uwm.edu 414-227-3336 414-227-3337

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University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee School of Continuing Education


BUSINESS ANALYSIS CERTIFICATE

COURSE DATES JAN

FEB

MAR

APR

MAY

JUNE

JULY

AUG

CORE COURSES NEW TITLE Business Analyst Foundations Recommended first course.

$845

NEW Eliciting Effective Requirements

$845

Modeling, Analyzing and Redesigning Business Processes

$845

NEW Quality and Testing Foundations

$845

NEW TITLE Writing and Communicating Requirements

$845

29-30

25-26

23-24

7-8

23-24

Agile Project Management

$845

12-13

Building and Improving Project Team Functionality

$845

12-13

Critical Thinking: Business Analysis and Decision-Making Strategies

$845

19-20

Effective Interpersonal Communication Skills

$895

NEW Facilitation Techniques for Achieving Consensus

$845

From Technical Expert to Strategic Leader

$895

Project Management Foundations

$845

Traditional to Agile Methodologies

$845

Using Data for Business Strategy and Decisions

$845

Certificates

ELECTIVE COURSES – Choose up to 2 (four days), Face-to-Face or Online

21-22

30-31

6-7

6-7

28-29

14-15

25-26

ONLINE COURSE Project Management Foundations ELECTIVE

$845

Feb 17-Mar 21

New Early Bird Pricing Available! Register at least two weeks prior to the course start date and receive your discounted rate. Early bird prices are listed throughout the catalog. For more pricing details and deadlines, visit our website. Courses may be taken without pursuit of certificate.

For more information uwm.edu/sce/ba

800-222-3623

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DATA ANALYSIS CERTIFICATE

Certificates

About the Certificate Data is the foundation of the digital age. With major increases in the amount of data being collected, new opportunities are always arising for individuals and teams to make data-informed decisions. Because of this, professionals who are comfortable working with data are invaluable to an organization’s success. The Data Analysis Certificate strengthens your ability to work with data through hands-on practice, small class sizes and instructor/student collaboration. Using both theoretical and practical approaches to data collection, data visualization, data prediction and data decisions, you develop your skills and use them to make data-informed choices within your organization.

CERTIFICATE AT A GLANCE COURSES

7

Core and elective courses to complete the certificate

AVERAGE COST

$845 What Will You Learn?

per course

Assess the validity and quality of various data types

Translate complex data into easy-to-understand messages for different stakeholder groups

Select the right data tools to make effective data-informed decisions

Use data to create predictive models

Generate clear visual representations of your data

Identify privacy concerns for data collection and handling

Certificate Requirements To get started, sign up for the recommended first course, Data Foundations. Earn your certificate by completing 5 core courses and a minimum of 4 days of electives.

TIME INVESTMENT

5

Number of months it may take to complete this certificate

All UWM data analysis courses are eligible for continuing education units (CEUs).

Endorsed Education Provider for

All UWM business analysis courses are eligible for IIBA professional development hours (PD Hours) or continuing development units (CDUs).

How to Start Start your certificate by selecting courses on the next page. Register for courses online at uwm.edu/sce/data-cert or call 800-222-3623.

For More Information, Contact: Christine Sigrist, Program Manager Maribeth Sacho, Program Associate sigristc@uwm.edu msacho@uwm.edu 414-227-3336 414-227-3337

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University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee School of Continuing Education


DATA ANALYSIS CERTIFICATE

COURSE DATES JAN

FEB

MAR

APR

MAY

JUNE

JULY

AUG

CORE COURSES Applied Data Analysis Workshop

$845

12-13

Data Ethics

$450

Data Foundations Recommended first course.

$845

Understanding Data in Organizations

$450

21

Using Predictive Analytics for Business

$845

14-15

14

15-16

Certificates

ELECTIVE COURSES – Choose at least 2 (four days) Improve Marketing Results Using Advanced Analytics Techniques*

$374

27

Introduction to Digital Marketing Analytics*

$374

Introduction to R

$845

3-4

NEW Power BI – Introduction

$845

23 & 30

NEW Python - Introduction

$845

11-12

NEW Quality and Testing Foundations

$845

SQL - Introduction

$724

SQL - Intermediate/Advanced Concepts

$599

31

7-8

10-12

28-29

New Early Bird Pricing Available! Register at least two weeks prior to the course start date and receive your discounted rate. Early bird prices are listed throughout the catalog. For more pricing details and deadlines, visit our website. Courses may be taken without pursuit of certificate. *One-day courses count as a .5 course toward certificate.

“The UWM Data Analysis Certificate has certainly helped advance my career. I was able to participate in committees at work that I wouldn’t have been prepared for previously. Not to mention, I got a promotion and a salary increase. My only regret ... is that I didn’t start the certificate sooner.”

– Yolanda Rivera, Data Analyst, Milwaukee College Prep School, Data Analysis Certificate

For more information uwm.edu/sce/data

800-222-3623

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New Early Bird Pricing Available! Register at least two weeks prior to the course start date and receive your discounted rate. Early bird prices are listed throughout the catalog. For more pricing details and deadlines, visit our website.

NEW TITLE Advanced Techniques for Managing Multiple Projects

Formerly known as Project Portfolio Management in a Multiproject Environment Project portfolio management is essential to ensure that your projects and programs are supportive of your organization’s strategic objectives. In the portfolio management environment, there is a predefined process for selecting projects and a uniform process for evaluating their success. Learn the tools and techniques to establish and enhance multiple projects in your organization. 5025-12043 Apr 30-May 1 $845 Sandra Hoskins, ISP, ITCP, PMP, CSM 1.4 CEUs, 14 PDUs PM

Courses

Agile Project Management Quickly responding to changing conditions is critical to success in today’s business climate. When properly executed, agile development rapidly generates the project outcomes and deliverables that your business requires to compete in fast-paced marketplaces. This class provides an overview of Agile from the Agile Manifesto to how it is being used today. 5025-12040 Feb 12-13 $845 Sandra Hoskins, ISP, ITCP, PMP, CSM 1.4 CEUs, 14 PDUs, 14 PD Hours, 14 CDUs BA, PM, PMA

Applied Data Analysis Workshop Using basic and complex data sets, explore the four core phases of working with data – inventory, visualization, prediction and action. As you progress through the course, learn to use more complex and sophisticated techniques. Beyond lectures, participants learn to immediately apply methods in independent and small group activities. 5027-11960 Feb 12-13 $845 Brendon Dorn, MS 1.4 CEUs, 14 PD Hours DATA

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Building and Improving Project Team Functionality All projects require effective teamwork to achieve quality outcomes. Learn how to get the team up and running quickly and efficiently, manage accountability without direct line authority and help team members manage competing priorities. Understand when you should confront group issues that are jeopardizing team success. 5025-12031 May 12-13 $845 Eric Coryell 1.4 CEUs, 14 PDUs, 14 PD Hours, 14 CDUs BA, PM

Business Analyst Foundations

Data Ethics It is the responsibility of the professional working with data to ensure the validity and quality of the data used in any analysis. Through this course, students learn the power and responsibility that comes with researching, interpreting and communicating data, and how the lack of respect for ethics in data can bring down any organization. Dig deeper into privacy concerns, regulatory data usage, data footprint development, artificial intelligence and the impact of data breaches. 5027-11965 May 14 $425 Sherri Luckett, MS 0.7 CEUs, 7 PD Hours, 7 PDCs DATA

NEW TITLE

Formerly known as Business Analyst Essentials Learn the tools and skills business analysts need to be key members in project teams. Strengthen your business savvy and understanding of technology as you apply these skills throughout the Business Analysis Life Cycle as documented in “A Guide to the Business Analysis Body of Knowledge (BABOK® Guide).” Enhance your soft skills to become more comfortable in a facilitator role. Whether you are working in an Agile or Waterfall environment, you will benefit from these skills. This is the recommended first course for those pursuing the Business Analysis Certificate and is required for the certificate. 5027-12056 Jan 29-30 $845 Sally Anlin, PMP, CSM 1.4 CEUs, 14 PDUs, 14 PD Hours, 14 CDUs BA, PM

Critical Thinking: Business Analysis and Decision-Making Strategies Sharpen your skills by becoming more aware of your own thought process and the thought processes of others. Learn techniques to foster critical thinking through probing and reflecting. Enhance skills in structuring an argument, judging credibility of a source and making better decisions. As a result, become more effective in analysis, communication and leadership. 5025-12018 May 19-20 $845 Barbara Farmerie, MBA, PMP 1.4 CEUs, 14 PDUs, 14 PD Hours, 14 CDUs BA, PM, PMA

Data Foundations Data is everywhere and is always being collected, which can be very intimidating. This course helps you learn the basics of data so that you are able to remove any fear and replace it with knowledge on how to leverage data to make decisions and inform. Learn about all the places that data can be gathered, as well as how to manipulate, analyze and visualize it. No matter which industry or project you want to apply data analysis to, knowing the basics helps give you an advantage over the competition. This is the recommended first course for those pursuing the Data Analysis Certificate and is required for the certificate. 5027-11958 Jan 15-16 $845 Corey Fritsch, MS 1.4 CEUs, 14 PD Hours, 14 CDUs DATA

Effective Interpersonal Communication Skills Learn about your communication style and how it affects others. Uncover your listening skills and employ strategies for motivating performance improvement and overcoming perceptual barriers. Learn how to flex your communication style to improve understanding; apply techniques for managing difficult moments in sensitive conversations; listen actively when it’s difficult to do so; and overcome perceptual and other communication barriers. 5050-12406 Apr 21-22 $845 Laura Page, MS 1.4 CEUs, 14 PDCs BA, PM

University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee School of Continuing Education


NEW Eliciting

Effective Requirements

Estimating, Scheduling and Managing Project Performance

From Technical Expert to Strategic Leader

Eliciting high-quality requirements can be a complex process for the business analyst. Which of nearly a dozen techniques should you use in what circumstance? How can you reduce requirements rework and capture requirements correctly the first time? Using a case study and multiple hands-on labs, you learn from startto-finish many effective techniques for eliciting requirements, along with valuable tips from a business analysis professional with deep experience in this area.

ONLINE or FACE-TO-FACE

Moving from the role of technical expert to leader requires a unique set of skills much broader than expertise itself. During this workshop, you learn how to transition to your new role. Learn the four stages of leader evolution and the shifts in perspective, skill and behavior that are needed. Begin to build a base of personal competence and credibility. And lastly, discuss the skills and techniques needed to build organizational capacity and operate at a strategic business level.

The elements of the planning phase of a project are critical to its execution and control. Through case studies and hands-on practice, take an indepth look at each step involved in estimating time, resources and costs for budgeting and project scheduling. Plus, learn how to accurately track performance throughout the project’s lifecycle using these valuable metrics. 5025-12006 Feb 18-19 Face-to-Face

5050-12574 Feb 25-26 $845 Joe Goss 1.4 CEUs, 14 PD Hours, 14 CDUs BA, PM

5025-12243 Mar 23-Apr 18 Online

Emotional Intelligence: Dealing With Difficult People, Including Yourself!

Facilitation Techniques for Achieving Consensus

Develop an understanding of how the brain, body and emotions interact with each other, and how to identify the triggers of conflict in the workplace. Sharpen your neutralizing communication abilities and discover resolution techniques. Learn to identify personality types and attractions; classify style characteristics and their impact on relationships; transform tolerating difficult people into appreciating differences; and redefine recognition as a relationship tool.

Empowering Project Teams: Facilitating Communication and Collaboration ONLINE Teams that can communicate, collaborate and cooperate provide the foundation of successful project and product delivery. Get the core tools and techniques to ensure timely delivery of information to stakeholders. Develop your ability to collaborate and influence without authority, creating a positive work environment that leverages roles and responsibilities. 5025-12244 Apr 20-May 16 $845 Alan Waite, MA, CEC 1.4 CEUs, 14 PDUs PM

Well-facilitated meetings produce high-quality, tangible results. Done well, group facilitation transforms conflict into common agreement and naysayers into solution ambassadors. With secrets from a seasoned practitioner, robust class materials and numerous hands-on activities, participants leave this course ready to facilitate stakeholder teams through challenging projects. Many business analysts and project managers master technical skills, but struggle to learn soft skills such as facilitation. This course equips you with new tools and techniques to facilitate productive meetings.

PMI® Talent Triangle Project Management Institute’s Talent Triangle focuses on the additional skills project managers need to meet the evolving demands of the profession. PMI® credential holders need training in Technical Project Management, Leadership and Strategic Business Management. Visit uwm.edu/sce-pm for PDU information on each core and elective course.

5027-12575 Feb 25-26 $845 Joe Goss 1.4 CEUs, 14 PD Hours, 14 CDUs BA, PM

Courses

5050-12408 June 2-3 $845 Patricia Clason 1.4 CEUs, 14 PDCs BA, PM

$845 Jackie Ramin, PhD, PMP 1.4 CEUs, 13.5 PDUs PM

5025-12072 Apr 6-7 $845 Alan Patterson, EdD 1.4 CEUs, 14 PDUs, 14 PD Hours, 14 CDUs BA, PM

Finance Skills for Nonfinancial Managers Decision-making is highly influenced by the organization’s financials. This course provides a financial foundation to help you make sound assessments and business recommendations. Understand the accounting process and enhance your ability to project your organization’s financial performance. This course helps you to evaluate financial trends and better understand financial statements. 5050-12404 Mar 9-10 $845 Ann Martel 1.4 CEUs, 14 PDCs PM

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Certificate Codes BA – Business Analysis DATA – Data Analysis PM – Project Management PMA – Project Management Advanced

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Improve Marketing Results Using Advanced Analytics Techniques This course is designed for business and marketing-minded individuals to maximize the value of their digital analytics tools. Learn to customize Google Analytics to capture more meaningful data – from user interactions to conversions. Learn to create tracking and measurement plans, prioritize your Key Performance Indicators (KPIs) and apply your analytics skills to develop actionable insights and recommendations for your business. 5026-11868 Feb 27 $349 Tim Baumgartner 0.7 CEUs DATA

Understand the working dynamics of your organization: the nature of power and influence, your own personal sources and style of influencing others, and how to leverage your power to get things done. The ability to exercise influence without authority is one of the most important skills an individual can master. In fact, accomplishing tasks and projects often requires it, even when you may not have the formal authority to mandate action. 5050-12520 Mar 24 $345 0.7 CEUs, 7 PDUs, 7 PD Hours, 7 CDUs PM

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Managing Project Risks

R is an open-source data program with immense flexibility, making it a great tool to develop, practice with and utilize for all varieties of analytical roles and tasks. In this course, download the software and version updates, and familiarize yourself with the workspace to import data, summarize and perform simple analysis. The course concludes with saving work and accessing workspaces for changes or updates. No previous computer science or programming skills are necessary.

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5027-12013 Mar 3-4 $845 Brendon Dorn, MS 1.4 CEUs DATA

$845 Barbara Farmerie, MBA, PMP 1.4 CEUs, 14 PDUs PM, PMA

Lean Project Management

Influence Without Authority

Project stakeholders must ensure that project management processes, supporting tools and techniques are used to expedite work by focusing on value-added activities and resources. Using situations based on real-world events, simulate the impact on a project by incorporating continuous process improvement to deliver results on time and within budget. 5025-12014 Mar 12-13 $845 Sandra Hoskins, ISP, ITCP, PMP, CSM 1.4 CEUs, 14 PDUs PM, PMA

Managing Multiple Projects ONLINE

Introduction to Digital Marketing Analytics Implement Google Analytics and become familiar with the Google Analytics user interface. Understand what data means, how to filter and segment data within reports, and how to customize Google Analytics to capture meaningful data – including key conversions – for your website. This course is for business- and marketing-minded individuals who want to learn digital analytics tools but have little or no experience. Please see prerequisites for setting up your Google Analytics account in preparation. 5026-11866 Jan 31 $349 Taylor Liesenberg, 0.7 CEUs DATA

Introduction to R

In the fast-paced world of project management, most PMs eventually find themselves managing more than one project at a time. Learn tools and techniques for a “how to” in managing multiple projects. Through case studies, classic project management theory and real-world, hands-on experience, you’ll gain a portfolio of tools, processes and templates that can be used immediately on the job. 5025-12240 Feb 3-29 5025-12246 June 15-Jul 18 $845 Alan Waite, MA, CEC 1.4 CEUs, 14 PDUs PM, PMA

Review tools and processes that help mitigate risk and increase quality as companies demand products and services faster and cheaper. Understanding and managing risks in delivering quality products are key to customer satisfaction. 5025-12237 Jan 6-Feb 1 Online 5025-12029 Apr 16-17 Face-to-Face 5025-12245 May 18-June 13 Online

Managing Project Scope and the Impact of Change ONLINE or FACE-TO-FACE

You are about to kick off a project. The scope and budget are set – or are they? This project is too important: you need to keep a good handle on it to ensure the team members don’t squander their hours away. Take an in-depth look at each step involved in estimating time, resources and costs for budgeting and scheduling a project. 5025-12242 Mar 2-28 Online 5025-12032 June 1-2 Face-to-Face 5025-12247 July 20-Aug 8 Online $845 Barbara Farmerie, MBA, PMP 1.4 CEUs, 14 PDUs PM, PMA NEW Managing

and Teams

Increasingly, we’re seeing more organizations with employees who work from home, live in other states and often live in other countries. Learn to “manage and lead from a distance” by understanding the challenges and best practices for working with individuals and virtual teams who are not located on-site. Learn how to build trust, navigate conflict, make decisions and conduct engaging meetings with virtual staff and teams. 5050-12297 Apr 1-2 $845 Lee Johnsen, CPLP, CPT, SPHR 1.4 CEUs PM, PMA

Certificate Codes BA – Business Analysis DATA – Data Analysis PM – Project Management PMA – Project Management Advanced

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Modeling, Analyzing and Redesigning Business Processes

PMP® Boot Camp: Intensive Test Prep Plus Study Strategies and Tools

Business processes are the natural activities you perform that produce value, serve customers and generate income. Unfortunately, most organizations are set up to manage tasks instead of processes. Learn how process modeling provides a simple yet powerful method for analyzing wasted time and resources, and how to redesign them for efficiency and better service. Rediscover your core business requirements and streamline the ways in which they are achieved.

For anyone preparing to take the CAPM® (Certified Associate in Project Management) or PMP® (Project Management Professional) exams. This intensive course gives you the knowledge review, learning materials, study plan and support you need. Evaluate your knowledge against exam requirements, practice exam questions, study process groups and take home the workbook and process map.

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Please note: This session prepares you for the exam based on PM Body of Knowledge V6.

This is a required course for those pursuing the Project Management Certificate and the recommended first course for those without prior project management experience.

5027-12068 Mar 23-24 $845 Joe Brancaccio 1.4 CEUs, 14 PD Hours, 14 CDUs, 14 PDCs BA

MS Project® 1: From Initiating to Scheduling a Project Learn to establish MS Project standards, coordinate project documents, record estimates, schedule activities and tasks, assign resources to an activity or task, track performance to date and provide the appropriate level of reporting. Based on the Project Management Life Cycle Model, use MS Project as a vital tool throughout initiating, planning, executing, controlling and closing a project.

PMI and PMBOK, CAPM and PMP are registered marks of Project Management Institute, Inc. 5025-12044 May 4-7 $1495 Sandra Hoskins, ISP, ITCP, PMP, CSM 2.8 CEUs, 28 PDUs PM, PMA

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5025-11959 Feb 10-11 $845 Sandra Hoskins, ISP, ITCP, PMP, CSM 1.4 CEUs, 14 PDUs PM, PMA

Once you have established standards and processes using MS Project®, you will want to take your projects to the next level. Learn more advanced reporting, forecasting, scheduling, resource management and customization techniques. 5025-11962 Mar 16-17 $845 Sandra Hoskins, ISP, ITCP, PMP, CSM 1.4 CEUs, 14 PDUs PM, PMA

BI – Introduction

In this hands-on workshop, you learn how to develop design principles and work them into data visualization as a practice. Work with simple, structured data files (e.g., Excel .xlsx or .csv) to become proficient at connecting to, cleaning up, creating variables from, and applying DAX functions to transform boring tables into beautiful interactive reports. Rehearse ways to connect different data sources to each other as well as visuals all within the Power BI canvas. No prior knowledge of Microsoft Power BI is required. You are encouraged to bring your own data to work with in the course. 5027-12263 Nov 11 & 18 5027-12266 Mar 23 & 30 $845 Brendon Dorn, MS 1.4 CEUs DATA NEW Python

– Introduction

Python is a popular general-purpose programming language that can be used for a wide variety of applications – especially in data analytics. Python’s simplicity lets newcomers learn to use it quickly, yet it is still powerful enough for experts. Users can spend more time solving problems and less time thinking about how the language actually works. In this hands-on course, you learn the basics of Python and take home code which you can reuse in your workplace. 5027-12570 Mar 11-12 $845 Jacob Fink, MS, CFA 1.4 CEUs DATA

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Success in project management demands a structured, systematic approach to projects. Develop the core tools and techniques for each phase: initiating, planning, executing, monitoring, controlling and closing. Gain a working foundation to better plan and control a variety of projects in your organization.

5025-12017 Feb 6-7 Face-to-Face 5025-12241 Feb 17-Mar 21 Online 5025-12016 Apr 28-29 Face-to-Face $845 Sandra Hoskins, ISP, ITCP, PMP, CSM 1.4 CEUs, 14 PDUs, 14 PD Hours, 14 CDUs BA, PM

Project Management – Online Track Certificate The Project Management Certificate – Online Track is a full certificate program earned by completing six consecutive online courses in just over six months. The courses include reading and writing assignments, lectures, discussions and quizzes. You interact with your peers and your instructors through online discussions and assignments.

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MS Project® 2: Tracking, Reporting and Forecasting From the Schedule

NEW Power

Project Management Foundations

Included Courses • Project Management Foundations • Estimating, Scheduling and Managing Project Performance • Empowering Project Teams: Facilitating Communication and Collaboration • Managing Multiple Projects • Managing Project Risks • Managing Project Scope and the Impact of Change 5025-11349 Feb 17-Aug 8 $3900, with $1950 due by registration and remainder due by start of fourth class. Jackie Ramin, PhD, PMP Sandra Hoskins, ISP, ITCP, PMP, CSM Barbara Farmerie, MBA, PMP Alan Waite, MA, CEC 8.4 CEUs, 84 PDUs, 14 PD Hours, 14 CDUs PM

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NEW Project Management Technology and Tools

SQL – Intermediate/Advanced Concepts

Using Data for Business Strategy and Decisions

In a rapidly changing business environment, it is critical for project stakeholders to have tools, technology and processes to communicate timesensitive information. A solid framework for communication promotes team success. Using real-world case studies, participants simulate the project and business impact of incorporating continuous collaboration to facilitate resultsbased performance.

This course is designed for people who know how to write SQL statements, but want to master joins. Learn all the different ways you can use sub-queries. Try your hand at some very tough problems and think outside the box. This course starts where the SQL Introduction course ends.

Making data-driven decisions can be challenging. This course will help you identify the most effective analytic tools to address specific business problems, examine ways to measure business performance, and avoid drawing conclusions from misleading data. Learn data presentation techniques to meet the needs of all stakeholders.

5025-12092 Mar 18-19 $845 Sandra Hoskins, ISP, ITCP, PMP, CSM 1.4 CEUs PM, PMA

Traditional to Agile Methodologies

Quality and Testing Foundations NEW

Project teams are charged with delivering quality products that meet the business needs of stakeholders. So it is critical that they plan for effective evaluation of the solution. In this course, you learn the fundamentals of quality and proving success through testing. Since every organization is unique, this course explores the many possible roles project team members may take in testing and ensuring quality.

Courses

5027-12565 May 7-8 $845 Robert Gormley 1.4 CEUs BA, PM, DATA

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5070-12634 Apr 28-29 $599 Rajani Madeti, MS 1.4 CEUs DATA

Through real-world application, learn tools and techniques of software development and project management methodologies. Explore the benefits and downfalls of Waterfall, Interactive/Incremental, Phase/Gate, Lean, Kanban, Agile, Scrum, SAFe and Flex. Understand how scope, product complexity, budget, resources, time and quality all contribute to determining if a methodology is right for your project. 5027-12073 May 14-15 $845 Sally Anlin, PMP, CSM 1.4 CEUs, 14 PDUs, 14 PD Hours, 14 CDUs BA, PM, PMA

SQL – Introduction

Understanding Data in Organizations

Retrieving information from a database can be perplexing. It requires an understanding of how to query a database properly and effectively, and how to translate the question or task into the correct query. Without these necessary skills, incorrect data and ineffective queries can result. Learn how to properly query a database and translate questions or tasks into the correct query. The UWM computer lab provides training from an on-site instructor with real-world experience.

Everywhere data is found, you will find people trying to harness that data for the benefit of their business, organization, department or projects. This course helps you learn how people, computers and processes collect, understand and transform data to better equip organizations to win in a competitive environment. You will also gain an understanding of how data moves through organizations, and learn approaches for getting the right data to the right users.

5070-12633 Mar 10-12 $724 Rajani Madeti, MS 2.1 CEUs DATA

5027-11963 Apr 21 $425 Richard Lundell, PhD 0.7 CEUs, 7 PD Hours DATA

5027-12070 Mar 25-26 $845 Joe Brancaccio 1.4 CEUs, 14 PDUs, 14 PD Hours, 14 CDUs BA, PM

Using Predictive Analytics for Business This course helps you take your knowledge of data and turn it into meaningful insights for your business or organization. Predictive analytics can help you not only understand what your previously col lected data shows, but what will most likely happen in the future. Predictive models can help attract, retain and grow customers and improve operations. Learn how to leverage tools to make statistical inferences easy for people to accomplish and communicate their findings. 5027-12015 Apr 14-15 $845 Corey Fritsch, MS 1.4 CEUs, 14 PD Hours DATA

Writing and Communicating Requirements NEW TITLE

Formerly known as Analyzing and Validating Business Requirements Business analysts are key to process improvement, information technology and product development. In this course, you study proven approaches used in both Waterfall and Agile management to analyze current conditions, business needs and technology enablers. Use business process analysis techniques to convert raw requirements data into a system requirements. 5027-12047 Apr 23-24 $845 Sally Anlin, PMP, CSM 1.4 CEUs, 14 PDUs, 14 PD Hours, 14 CDUs, 14 PDCs BA, PM

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UWM School of Continuing Education | PM/BA/DATA Catalog | Spring 2020  

Project Management, Business Analysis & Data Analysis courses at UW-Milwaukee can help you satisfy client needs, successfully manage project...

UWM School of Continuing Education | PM/BA/DATA Catalog | Spring 2020  

Project Management, Business Analysis & Data Analysis courses at UW-Milwaukee can help you satisfy client needs, successfully manage project...