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SCHOOL OF CONTINUING EDUCATION

Fall 2019 – Spring 2020

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

JOHN HAUKE, Manager, North America Technical Services – Product Change Management, S.C. Johnson, Inc., Project Management 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.

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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 Earning a Certificate at UWM… “I just accepted a new job with a new company as an Operations Program Analyst. I really think that what I learned in the UWM School of Continuing Education Data Analytic classes made the difference in getting hired!” – Allexx Bolander, Field Operations Program Analyst, Johnson Controls, Data Analysis Certificate

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The UWM School of Continuing Education is the only university in southeastern Wisconsin to partner with both the Project Management Institute, Inc. (PMI)® and the International Institute of Business Analysis (IIBA)® – providing you access to proven expertise in Project Management, Business Analysis and Data Analytics.

Why Choose UWM?........................................................................ 2-3

For nearly 20 years, we have offered training in Project Management, leading to the Project Management Certificate. As a Registered Education Provider for PMI, UWM has continued to grow that relationship by offering new and revised courses to include the latest information from the Guide to the Project Management Body of Knowledge (PMBOK® Guide). The Business Analysis Certificate is an outgrowth of our successful Project Management program. Roles are changing with the current trend toward Agile project methodologies in both software development and manufacturing. We strive to keep participants up-to-date with the newest methodologies as well as principles from the IIBA Business Analyst Body of Knowledge (BABOK)®.

Project Management...................................................................... 4-9 Business Analysis........................................................................ 10-11 Data Analysis................................................................................ 12-13 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 Data Analysis Certificate was created to answer the rapidly expanding need to understand and communicate data. Many participants already have “analyst” titles but lack the formal training to accomplish all they would like to do. Others are looking to change careers and get in on the data conversation. When you are ready to take your next step toward success, register online or contact our program management staff who is available by phone and in person to help you find the right program and courses to meet your professional development goals.

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

For more information uwm.edu/sce/pmbadata

800-222-3623

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PROJECT MANAGEMENT CERTIFICATE

What’s in It for You?

Certificates

Waterfall. Agile. Kanban. Scrum. Are you familiar with these project management methodologies? UWM’s School of Continuing Education provides you with the most current techniques and skills to help advance your project management role or even change careers.

CERTIFICATE AT A GLANCE COURSES

7

Core and elective courses to complete the certificate

What Will You Learn? •

Key project management concepts

Best practices and processes to standardize successful project outcomes

Tools and templates you can use immediately on the job

Real-world scenarios for new perspectives on project management challenges

Current trends and changes in project management

Material from the Project Management Body of Knowledge (PMBOK® Guide) as prep taking the Project Management Professional (PMP)® or Certified Associate in Project Management (CAPM)® exams

Certificate Requirements Complete a the equivalent of 7 two-day courses comprised of a minimum of 5 core courses and up to four days of elective courses.

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.

AVERAGE COST

$845 per course

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).

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 SEPT

OCT

NOV

DEC

JAN

FEB

MAR

APR

MAY

JUNE JULY

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

$845

18-19

Agile Project Management

$845

16-17

Building and Improving Project Team Functionality

$845

Critical Thinking: Business Analysis and Decision-Making Strategies

$845

Estimating, Scheduling and Managing Project Performance

$845

17-18

Lean Project Management

$845

2-3

Managing Project Risks

$845

Sept 30-Oct 1

Managing Project Scope and the Impact of Change

$845

29-30

MS Project 1: From Initiating to Scheduling a Project

$845

7-8

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

24-25

19-20 18-19 12-13 16-17 1-2 10-11

12-13

4-7

3-4

6-7

Certificates

9-12 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

3-29

Managing Project Risks CORE

$845

Jan 6-Feb 1

Managing Project Scope and the Impact of Change CORE

$845

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

$845

Sept 16-Oct 26

NEW TITLE Business Analyst Foundations

$845

19-20

Defining and Managing Business Requirements

$845

11-12

Effective Interpersonal Communication Skills

$895

13-14

Emotional Intelligence: Dealing With Difficult People, Including Yourself!

$895

Finance Skills for Nonfinancial Managers

$895

Oct 31-Nov 1

From Technical Expert to Strategic Leader

$895

21-22

Influence Without Authority*

$395

5

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

$845

NEW Project Management Technology and Tools

$845

Return on Investment: Determining and Communicating the Project Value*

$450

Traditional to Agile Methodologies

$845

Using Data for Business Strategy and Decisions

$845

NEW TITLE Writing and Communicating Requirements

$845

Nov 25-Dec21

Apr 20-May 16

Oct 28-Nov 23

Mar 23-Apr 18 June 15-July 18 May 18-June 13 July 20Aug 8

2-28 Feb 10-Mar 21

ELECTIVE COURSES – Choose up to 2 (four days) 29-30

10-11

6-7

5-6 9-10

16-17 18-19

13 14-15

14-15 6-7

25-26

26-27

23-24

Courses may be taken without pursuit of certificate. *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

What’s in It for You?

Certificates

Advance your project management skills 24/7 from anywhere with an internet connection. Enjoy the flexibility of online learning while engaging with your online classmates and getting feedback from your instructors. Through the skills gained at UWM’s School of Continuing Education, you can enhance your project management role or even change careers.

What Will You Learn?

6-Month Online te Certifica

Key project management concepts

Best practices and processes to standardize successful project outcomes

Tools and templates you can use immediately on the job

Real-world scenarios for new perspectives on project management challenges

Current trends and changes in project management

Material from the Project Management Body of Knowledge (PMBOK® Guide) as prep for taking the Project Management Professional (PMP)® exam

Certificate Requirements Complete 6 online courses. Courses run consecutively for just over six months.

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.

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

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).

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 SEPT

OCT

NOV

DEC

JAN

FEB

MAR

APR

MAY

JUNE

JULY

COURSES IN TRACK Sept 16-Oct 26

Project Management Foundations

Estimating, Scheduling and Managing Project Performance

Feb 10-Mar 21

Oct 28-Nov 23

Empowering Project Teams: Facilitating Communication and Collaboration

Mar 23-Apr 18

Nov 25-Dec 21

Apr 20-May 16

Jan 6-Feb 1

Managing Project Risks

May 18-June 13

3-29

Managing Multiple Projects

June 15-July 18

Project Management – Online Track Certificate 5025-12143 9/16-3/28

July 20Aug 8

Certificates

2-28

Managing Project Scope and the Impact of Change

5025-12369 2/10-8/8 $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 Foundations 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

What’s in It for You? Individuals who have completed a UWM Project Management Certificate or obtained Project Management Professional (PMP)® through the Project Management Institute, Inc. (PMI)® can continue to grow skills and strategies for their project management practice.

CERTIFICATE AT A GLANCE COURSES

4

Certificates

Courses to complete the certificate

What Will You Learn? •

New techniques for managing complex projects

AVERAGE COST

Current trends and changes in project management

New perspectives on recurring issues from experienced project management classmates

$845

Material from the Project Management Body of Knowledge (PMBOK® Guide) as prep for taking the PMP exam

Certificate Requirements After earning the UWM PM Certificate or PMP, complete 4 additional courses from those listed on the next page.

per course

TIME INVESTMENT

3

Number of months it may take to complete this certificate

Registered Education Provider of

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:

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).

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 SEPT

OCT

NOV

DEC

JAN

FEB

MAR

APR

MAY

JUNE

JULY

CORE COURSES – Choose 4, Face-to-Face or Online NEW TITLE Advanced Techniques for Managing Multiple Projects

$845

18-19

Apr 30-May 1

Agile Project Management

$845

16-17

Critical Thinking: Business Analysis and Decision-Making Strategies

$845

24-25

Lean Project Management

$845

2-3

Managing Project Scope and the Impact of Change

$845

29-30

MS Project® 1: From Initiating to Scheduling a Project

$845

7-8

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

$845

5-6

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

$1495

9-12

NEW Project Management Technology and Tools

$845

9-10

Traditional to Agile Methodologies

$845

14-15

12-13

19-20

12-13

1-2

Certificates

10-11

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 20Aug 8

Courses may be taken without pursuit of certificate.

“What I enjoyed most was the diverse group of students providing a wide range of shared examples and experiences.”

– Pete Schoepp, Project Engineer, Rockline Industries

For more information uwm.edu/sce/pm

800-222-3623

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BUSINESS ANALYSIS CERTIFICATE

What’s in It for You?

Certificates

According to the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, jobs for business analysts are expected to grow 14% from 2014 to 2024. Organizations looking to fill these positions want candidates with professional training and a commitment to learning. The UWM Business Analyst Certificate helps prepare you for these job opportunities and set you up for success.

CERTIFICATE AT A GLANCE COURSES

7

Core and elective courses to complete the certificate

What Will You Learn? •

Traditional, Agile and other product development methodologies

Technical skills for eliciting true product needs and product/system requirements

Best practices for writing business requirements that lead to successful projects

Modeling and designing for optimal business processes

Material from the International Institute of Business Analysis (IIBA)® Business Analysis Body of Knowledge (BABOK)® as prep for taking the ECBATM, CBAP® or CCBA® IIBA certification exams

Certificate Requirements Complete the equivalent of 7 two-day courses comprised of the 5 core courses plus four days of elective courses.

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.

AVERAGE COST

$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).

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 SEPT

OCT

NOV

DEC

JAN

FEB

MAR

APR

MAY

JUNE

JULY

CORE COURSES NEW TITLE Business Analyst Foundations Recommended first course.

$845

Defining and Managing Business Requirements

$845

Facilitation Techniques for Eliciting Requirements and Achieving Consensus

$845

Modeling, Analyzing and Redesigning Business Processes

$845

NEW TITLE Writing and Communicating Requirements

$845

19-20

29-30

11-12

24-25

25-26

4-5

23-24

26-27

23-24

Agile Project Management

$845

16-17

12-13

Building and Improving Project Team Functionality

$845

Critical Thinking: Business Analysis and Decision-Making Strategies

$845

24-25

Data Foundations

$845

18-19

Effective Interpersonal Communication Skills

$895

13-14

From Technical Expert to Strategic Leader

$895

21-22

Influence Without Authority*

$395

5

Project Management Foundations

$845

Return on Investment: Determining and Communicating the Project Value*

$450

Traditional to Agile Methodologies

$845

Using Data for Business Strategy and Decisions

$845

18-19

12-13

Certificates

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

19-20

15-16

12-13

6-7

3-4

6-7

28-29

13

14-15

14-15

6-7

25-26

ONLINE COURSE Project Management Foundations ELECTIVE

$845

Sept 16-Oct 26

Feb 10-Mar 21

Courses may be taken without pursuit of certificate. *One-day courses count as a .5 course toward certificate.

For more information uwm.edu/sce/ba

800-222-3623

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DATA ANALYSIS CERTIFICATE

What’s in It for You?

Certificates

Job opportunities in data analysis are exploding. People and organizations need help understanding and using data effectively. You may have become the “go to” person for data in your organization but you want more training. You need to present data on projects and initiatives that will be meaningful to all stakeholders. Earning a Data Analysis Certificate from the UWM School of Continuing Education can expand your competencies in your current position and increase your value in the marketplace.

COURSES

7

Core and elective courses to complete the certificate

AVERAGE COST

What Will You Learn? •

Key concepts to join the conversation on data in your organization

Techniques to turn complex data into meaningful messages

The right data tools for specific analysis needs

Essential data collection, visualization, prediction and decision skills

Hands-on experience with common data tools

CERTIFICATE AT A GLANCE

How to make data results more easily understood

Certificate Requirements

$845 per course

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).

Complete the equivalent of 7 two-day courses comprised of the 5 core courses plus four days of elective courses.

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 sigristc@uwm.edu 414-227-3336

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University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee School of Continuing Education


DATA ANALYSIS CERTIFICATE

COURSE DATES SEPT

OCT

NOV

DEC

JAN

FEB

MAR

APR

MAY

JUNE

JULY

CORE COURSES Applied Data Analysis Workshop

$845

2-3

12-13

Data Ethics

$450

17

Data Foundations Recommended first course.

$845

Understanding Data in Organizations

$450

19

21

Using Predictive Analytics for Business

$845

14-15

14-15

Improve Marketing Results Using Advanced Analytics Techniques*

$374

7

Introduction to Digital Marketing Analytics*

$374

Introduction to R

$845

Microsoft Access Level II

$274

Microsoft Access Level III

$274

NEW Power BI – Introduction

$845

SQL - Introduction

$749

SQL - Intermediate/Advanced Concepts

$629

14

18-19

15-16

Certificates

ELECTIVE COURSES – Choose at least 2 (four days) 27

6

31

22-23

3-4

23

7

11 & 18

23 & 30

23-25

19-20

Courses may be taken without pursuit of certificate. *One-day courses count as a .5 course toward certificate.

“I am impressed with the experience and knowledge of the people who are pursuing their Data Analysis Certificate at UWM’s School of Continuing Education. They are established professionals who come ready to learn, succeed and apply new analytical skills to solving business and social problems.”

– Corey Fritsch, MS, Instructor, Data Analysis Program

For more information uwm.edu/sce/data

800-222-3623

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Advanced Techniques for Managing Multiple Projects

Building and Improving Project Team Functionality

Formerly known as Project Portfolio Management in a Multiproject Environment

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.

NEW TITLE

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. 5025-12037 Sept 18-19 5025-12043 Apr 30-May 1 $845 Sandra Hoskins, ISP, ITCP, PMP, CSM 1.4 CEUs, 14 PDUs PM

Formerly known as Business Analyst Essentials

5025-12036 Sept 16-17 5025-12040 Feb 12-13

Courses

$845 Eric Coryell 1.4 CEUs, 14 PDUs, 14 PD Hours, 14 CDUs BA, PM

Business Analyst Foundations

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.

$845 Sandra Hoskins, ISP, ITCP, PMP, CSM 1.4 CEUs, 14 PDUs, 14 PD Hours, 14 CDUs BA, PM, PMA

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 the Business Analyst Body of Knowledge (BABOK®). 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. 5027-12048 Sept 19-20

Applied Data Analysis Workshop

5027-12056 Jan 29-30

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. 5027-11929 Oct 2-3 5027-11960 Feb 12-13 $845 Brendon Dorn, MS 1.4 CEUs DATA

5025-12019 Sept 24-25 5025-12018 May 19-20 $845 Barbara Farmerie, MBA, PMP 1.4 CEUs, 14 PDUs, 14 PD Hours, 14 CDUs BA, PM, PMA

5025-12031 May 12-13

NEW TITLE

Agile Project Management

14

5025-12027 Nov 18-19

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.

$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.

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. 5027-11932 Oct 17 $450, $425 if registered by Oct 3 5027-11965 May 14 $450, $425 if registered by Apr 30 Sherri Luckett, MS 0.7 CEUs, 7 PDCs DATA

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. 5027-11926 Sept 18-19 5027-11958 Jan 15-16 $845 Corey Fritsch, MS 1.4 CEUs, 14 PD Hours, 14 CDUs BA, DATA

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Defining and Managing Business Requirements Understanding and articulating business requirements can be the weakest link in projects. Gain better awareness of the difference between business and product requirements. Using realistic cases you will practice discovering, understanding and documenting clear and complete business requirements that can speed development, reduce maintenance and delight customers. 5027-12177 Nov 11-12 $845 Robin Goldsmith, JD 1.4 CEUs, 9 PDUs, 14 PD Hours, 14 CDUs BA, PM

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. 5050-12002 Nov 13-14 $895, $845 if registered by Oct 30 Laura Page, MS 1.4 CEUs, 14 PDCs BA, PM

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.

5050-12005 Dec 10-11 $895, $845 if registered by Nov 26 Patricia Clason 1.4 CEUs, 14 PDCs BA, PM

5027-12067 Feb 25-26 $845 Joe Goss 1.4 CEUs, 14 PD Hours, 14 CDUs BA

5025-12244 Apr 20-May 16 $845 Alan Waite, MA, CEC 1.4 CEUs, 14 PDUs PM

Estimating, Scheduling and Managing Project Performance ONLINE or FACE-TO-FACE

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. 5025-11998 Oct 17-18 Face-to-Face 5025-12233 Oct 28-Nov 23 Online 5025-12243 Mar 23-Apr 18 Online $845 Jackie Ramin, PhD, PMP 1.4 CEUs, 13.5 PDUs PM

Facilitation Techniques for Eliciting Requirements and Achieving Consensus Well-facilitated meetings produce high-quality, tangible results. Done well, group facilitation transforms conflict into common agreement and naysayers into solution ambassadors. Learn powerful techniques for eliciting requirements. 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.

For more information uwm.edu/sce/pmbadata

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. 5050-12000 Oct 31-Nov 1 $895, $845 if registered by Oct 17 Ann Martel 1.4 CEUs, 14 PDCs PM

From Technical Expert to Strategic Leader 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.

Courses

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.

5027-12064 Oct 24-25

5025-12236 Nov 25-Dec 21

5025-12006 Feb 18-19 Face-to-Face

Emotional Intelligence: Dealing With Difficult People, Including Yourself!

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.

5025-12066 Nov 21-22 5025-12072 Apr 6-7 $895, $845 if registered by Mar 23 Alan Patterson, EdD 1.4 CEUs, 14 PDUs, 14 PD Hours, 14 CDUs BA, PM

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. 5026-11870 Nov 7 $374, $349 if registered by Oct 23

Tim Baumgartner 0.7 CEUs DATA

Influence Without Authority

Courses

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. 5050-12001 Nov 5 $395, $345 if registered by Oct 22 0.7 CEUs, 7 PDUs, 7 PD Hours, 7 CDUs BA, PM

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.

Taylor Liesenberg, 0.7 CEUs BA, DATA

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ONLINE or FACE-TO-FACE

5027-11974 Oct 22-23

5025-12245 May 18-June 13 Online

5027-12013 Mar 3-4

$845 Barbara Farmerie, MBA, PMP 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. 5025-12023 Sept 30-Oct 1 Face-to-Face 5025-12237 Jan 6-Feb 1 Online 5025-12029 Apr 16-17 Face-to-Face

Lean Project Management

Managing Project Scope and the Impact of Change

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.

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.

5025-11997 Oct 2-3

5025-12025 Oct 29-30 Face-to-Face

5025-12014 Mar 12-13

5025-12242 Mar 2-28 Online

$845 Sandra Hoskins, ISP, ITCP, PMP, CSM 1.4 CEUs, 14 PDUs PM, PMA

5025-12032 June 1-2 Face-to-Face

Managing Multiple Projects ONLINE

Introduction to Digital Marketing Analytics

5026-11866 Jan 31 $374, $349 if registered by Jan 13

Managing Project Risks

R is an open-source statistics 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.

$845 Brendon Dorn, MS 0.7 CEUs DATA

5026-11868 Feb 27 $374, $349 if registered by Feb 13

5026-11869 Sept 6 $374, $349 if registered by Aug 23

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

5025-12247 July 20-Aug 8 Online $845 Barbara Farmerie, MBA, PMP 1.4 CEUs, 14 PDUs PM, PMA

Microsoft Access Level II Extend your knowledge of Microsoft Access 2013 for a more robust, functional database for your users. This course focuses on database design, advanced queries, structure existing data and custom reports. 5070-12275 Nov 23 $274, $249 if registered by Nov 9 0.7 CEUs

Microsoft Access Level III Separate yourself from the casual database user and become a professional. The course focuses on advanced Access features, macros, database multiple user access and managing switchboards. 5070-12276 Dec 7 $274, $249 if registered by Nov 23 0.7 CEUs

University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee School of Continuing Education


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.

ONLINE or FACE-TO-FACE

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.

5027-12053 Nov 4-5 5027-12068 Mar 23-24 $845 Joe Brancaccio 1.4 CEUs, 14 PD Hours, 14 CDUs 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. 5025-11930 Oct 7-8 5025-11959 Feb 10-11

5025-12039 Dec 9-12 5025-12044 May 4-7 $1495 Sandra Hoskins, ISP, ITCP, PMP, CSM 2.8 CEUs, 28 PDUs PM, PMA NEW Power

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

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

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. 5025-11955 Dec 5-6 5025-11962 Mar 16-17 $845 Sandra Hoskins, ISP, ITCP, PMP, CSM 1.4 CEUs, 14 PDUs PM, PMA

5027-12266 Mar 23 & 30 $845 Brendon Dorn, MS 1.4 CEUs DATA

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

For more information uwm.edu/sce/pmbadata

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.

5025-11996 Sept 12-13 Face-to-Face 5025-12232 Sept 16-Oct 26 Online 5025-12003 Dec 3-4 Face-to-Face 5025-12017 Feb 6-7 Face-to-Face 5025-12241 Feb 10-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.

Courses

$845 Sandra Hoskins, ISP, ITCP, PMP, CSM 1.4 CEUs, 14 PDUs PM, PMA

PMI and PMBOK, CAPM and PMP are registered marks of Project Management Institute, Inc.

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 10-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 800-222-3623

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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.

NEW

5025-12078 Oct 9-10

5070-12274 Nov 19-20 $629, $599 if registered by Nov 5 1.4 CEUs DATA

5025-12092 Mar 18-19

Traditional to Agile Methodologies

$845 Sandra Hoskins, ISP, ITCP, PMP, CSM 1.4 CEUs PM, PMA

Return on Investment: Determining and Communicating the Project Value

Courses

Project managers often don’t know how to identify, calculate or communicate a project’s Return on Investment (ROI). Traditional ROI calculations are increasingly being criticized for telling only part of the necessary story – afflicting all types of projects, but often causing the greatest difficulty in areas like IT, where benefits may seem intangible and frequent overruns impact the credibility of estimates. Uncover 22 pitfalls that render common ROI determinations meaningless, and learn instead how to calculate a project’s real value. 5027-12186 Nov 13 $450 Robin Goldsmith, JD 0.7 CEUs, 7 PDUs, 7 PD Hours, 7 CDUs BA, PM

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.

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Understand how scope, product complexity, budget, resources, time and quality all contribute to determining if a methodology is right for your project. 5027-12052 Oct 14-15 5027-12073 May 14-15 $845 Sally Anlin, PMP, CSM 1.4 CEUs, 14 PDUs, 14 PD Hours, 14 CDUs BA, PM, PMA

Understanding Data in Organizations

SQL – Introduction

5070-12269 Sept 23-25 $749, $724 if registered by Sept 9 2.1 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.

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. 5027-11935 Nov 19 $450, $425 if registered by Nov 5 5027-11963 Apr 21 $450, $425 if registered by Apr 7 Richard Lundell, PhD 0.7 CEUs DATA

5027-12055 Nov 6-7 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. 5027-11978 Nov 14-15 5027-12015 Apr 14-15 $845 Corey Fritsch, MS 1.4 CEUs 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. 5027-12046 Sept 26-27 5027-12047 Apr 23-24 $845 Sally Anlin, PMP, CSM 1.4 CEUs, 14 PDUs, 14 PD Hours, 14 CDUs, 14 PDCs BA, PM

University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee School of Continuing Education


REGISTRATION INFORMATION WOMEN’S LEADERSHIP

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Paying for your education

Convenient Ways to Register

Un(der)employed and Dislocated Workers Continuing Education has programs approved for funding from Individual Training Accounts (ITA). Wisconsin Department of Vocational Rehabilitation DVR funding is available for several professional development programs. Ask your case worker for details.

1. Online uwm.edu/sce

2. Phone 414-227-3200 or 800-222-3623

Visit uwm.edu/sce/affordable for information on these financial assistance opportunities.

Monday-Friday 8am-5pm

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161 W. Wisconsin Ave., 6th Floor Milwaukee, WI 53203 Monday-Friday 8am-5pm

✓ You do not have to be enrolled at UWM to register for Continuing Education courses.

AmeriCorps Alumni – The Segal AmeriCorps Education Award Put your AmeriCorps education award to use for your professional growth. Most Continuing Education certificates and classes are eligible. Veterans and Active Duty Military Members Continuing Education recognizes the service of veterans and active duty military personnel. Inquire about available assistance at sce@uwm.edu. Spouses of Active Duty Military Members My Career Advancement Account (MyCAA) provides funds for spouses of active duty military members to pursue professional development. Federal Lifetime Learning Tax Credit and Tax Deductions Continuing Education professional development programs may qualify for tax credits and deductions. Employer Assistance Employers value proactive professional development planning and often provide funding for those who can demonstrate the return on investment to the company.

Getting here is easy For more information, visit uwm.edu/sce/directions.

Location We are conveniently located in downtown Milwaukee in the Plankinton Building, 161 W. Wisconsin Avenue, at the corner of Plankinton and Wisconsin Avenues. Most Continuing Education programs are held on the 7th floor; check your registration confirmation to verify location.

Parking

Program Cancellations/Refunds

A parking discount is provided to participants who use the attached Plankinton Building parking structure.

A full refund is issued to program participants if the School of Continuing Education cancels a program for any reason. If a participant withdraws at least 10 business days prior to the start of a program, a 100% refund will be issued. If a participant withdraws less than 10 business days prior to the program start, a one-time transfer of fees to any currently available program is allowed; otherwise, the participant will receive a refund minus a 20% administrative fee. No refund will be given once a program has begun. No refund will be issued for programs with a fee of $35 or less.

Travel Participants make their own travel reservations. UWM recommends making reservations that can be canceled or transferred in case of program changes.

This does not apply to Osher Travel or College for Kids/Teens programs, which have no-refund policies.

For more information uwm.edu/sce/pmbadata

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UWM School of Continuing Education | PM/BA/DATA Catalog | Fall 2019  

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 | Fall 2019  

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