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SCHOOL OF CONTINUING EDUCATION

Spring 2017

PROJECT MANAGEMENT & BUSINESS ANALYSIS Professional Development Courses and Certificates Earn certificates, PDUs, CDUs and PD Hours with face-to-face and online programs

Also Inside: Business Analytics and Data Tools


WELCOME TO THE UWM SCHOOL OF CONTINUING EDUCATION PROJECT MANAGEMENT AND BUSINESS ANALYSIS PROGRAMS

Program Contacts

Table of Contents

Connect for Information and advice. ANNE O’MEARA Program Director, Project Management & Business Analysis aomeara@uwm.edu 414-227-3311

General Information.................................................................. 2 Project Management Certificates........................................3-8 Core Courses...................................................................9-11 Elective Courses...........................................................12-13

MARIBETH SACHO Program Associate msacho@uwm.edu 414-227-3337

Roadmap............................................................................. 14 Business Analysis Certificate...........................................15-16 Core Courses.................................................................17-18 Elective Courses...........................................................18-19 Course Guide...................................................................... 20 Business Analytics and Data Tools....................................... 21 Key Information...................................................................22-23

At UWM, you learn the skills you need to succeed at projects while staying current in technology and business. Take one class, pursue a noncredit certificate or earn professional development credits - and join other professionals at an accredited university. Your instructors will share their real-world experience in face-to-face or online courses. UWM’s School of Continuing Education is a Registered Education Provider with the Project Management Institute (PMI®) and an Endorsed Education Provider for the International Institute of Business Analysis (IIBA®), which entitles you to receive Professional Development Units (PDUs), Professional Development Hours (PD Hours) and Continuing Development Units (CDUs). • CEUs, PDUs, PD Hours and CDUs become part of your UWM record. • Curricula include templates and other resources for use on the job. • Our staff helps you pick the path or Certificate track to fit your needs. Here’s what Andrea Hedrick, Project Manager at Organic Valley, had to say about her recent Project Management Courses: “The Certification very closely matches the education style we use at Organic Valley – more focused group learning and activities versus traditional classroom/teacher style. As a new Project Manager it has been extremely helpful. Talking through the correct way of doing things is how you learn to do business. You also hear about the experiences of other students, making the discussions diverse and valuable.” – ANDREA HEDRICK, Project Manager, Organic Valley Pursuing Project Management Certificate

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

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CERTIFICATE

PROJECT MANAGEMENT The UWM Project Management

Who should attend

Certificate is a non-credit,

Business, technical, manufacturing and construction professionals who want to develop their skills in planning, implementing, monitoring and evaluating projects in team environments. Learn how to deliver successful projects that help your organization grow.

professional development certificate. Professionals who earn the certificate demonstrate a breadth of knowledge, applicable in the Project Management field.

Benefits and learning outcomes •

Learn key project management processes and concepts

Learn ways to standardize project management concepts, processes and training throughout your organization

Get tools and templates you can use immediately at your job

Study real-world scenarios that have immediate relevance to your career

project management and are taught

Stay on top of developments and changes in the PM profession

by skilled instructors who work in

Become comfortable using various methodologies such as Agile and Waterfall

the Project Management profession.

Earn Professional Development Units (PDUs) from Project Management Institute (PMI®) and demonstrate a commitment to your professional development

Participants choose from core and elective courses to create a flexible program that meets their needs and experiences. Courses focus on the tools, techniques and trends in

PMI is a registered mark of the Project Management Institute, Inc. The PMI Registered Education Provider logo is a registered mark of the Project Management Institute, Inc.

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skills and commitment to learning

How to earn the certificate Complete a total of seven two-day courses with a minimum of five core courses.

COURSE INFORMATION ON NEXT PAGE

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

Register Today

Choose your first class and register at uwm.edu/sce-pm-cert or call 800-222-3623.

For more information uwm.edu/sce-pm • uwm.edu/sce-ba

800-222-3623

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PROJECT MANAGEMENT CERTIFICATE COURSES

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CORE COURSES / Choose at least 5 (10 days) Course Title

Spring 2017

Price

Agile Project Management pg 9

6/8-6/9

$845

Building and Improving Project Team Functionality pg 9

3/2-3/3

$845

Contracts and Supplier Management pg 9

5/24-5/25

$845

Critical Thinking: Business Analysis and Decision-Making Strategies pg 9

5/11-5/12

$845

Empowering Project Teams: Facilitating Communication and Collaboration ONLINE pg 10

Online: 4/18-5/14, 7/25-8/20

$845

Estimating, Scheduling and Managing Project Performance ONLINE or FACE-TO-FACE pg 10

Face-to-Face: 2/20-2/21 Online: 3/21-4/16, 6/20-7/23

$845

Lean Project Management pg 10

3/8-3/9

$845

Managing Multiple Projects ONLINE pg. 10

Online: 1/17-2/12, 6/13-7/16, 9/19-10/15

$845

Managing Project Risks ONLINE or FACE-TO-FACE pg 10

Face-to-Face: 4/6-4/7 Online: 5/16-6/11, 8/22-9/17

$845

Managing Project Scope and the Impact of Change ONLINE or FACE-TO-FACE pg 10

Face-to-Face: 3/21-3/22 Online: 2/14-3/12, 7/18-8/13

$845

MS Project® 1: From Initiating to Scheduling a Project pg 11

2/13-2/14

$845

PMP Boot Camp: Intensive Test Prep Plus Study Strategies and Tools pg 11

5/3-5/5

$945

Project Management Foundations* ONLINE or FACE-TO-FACE pg 9

Online: 2/7-3/19, 5/8-6/18, Face-to-Face: 2/9-2/10, 4/27-4/28, 6/12-6/13

$845

Project Portfolio Management in a Multi-Project Environment pg 11

6/14-6/15

$845

Course Title

Spring 2017

Price

Analyzing and Validating Business Requirements pg 12

2/27-2/28

$845

Business Analyst Essentials pg 12

1/23-1/24, 4/3-4/4

$845

Defining and Managing Business Requirements pg 12

3/27-3/28

$845

Effective Interpersonal Communication Skills pg 12

6/22-6/23

$895

Emotional Intelligence: Dealing with Difficult People, Including Yourself! pg 12

5/10-5/11

$895

Finance Skills for Non-Financial Managers pg 12

TBA

$895

NEW From Technical Expert to Strategic Leader pg 12

5/15-5/16

$845

Fundamentals of Organizational Development pg 12

4/4-4/5

$795

Influence Without Authority** pg 12

2/14

$395

MS Project® 2: Tracking, Reporting and Forecasting from the Schedule pg 13

3/6-3/7

$845

MS SharePoint® for Project Team Collaboration pg 13

5/8-5/9

$845

Proactive Testing: Risk-Based Test Planning, Design and Automation pg 13

3/29-3/30

$845

Return on Investment: Determining and Communicating the Project Value**pg 13

3/31

$450

NEW Selecting the Right Methodology for Project Success pg 13

3/23-3/24

$745

Using Data for Business Strategy and Decisions pg 13

3/16-3/17

$845

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ELECTIVE COURSES / Choose up to 2 (4 days)

Single courses may be taken without the pursuit of the certificate. *Project Management Foundations is the recommended first class. ** One-day course counts as a .5 course toward certificate. “PMP®” is registered trademark of Project Management Institute, Inc.

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CERTIFICATE

PROJECT MANAGEMENT ONLINE TRACK The UWM Project Management

Who should attend

Certificate - Online Track is a non-

Business and project professionals who want the flexibility of online learning while also receiving instructor feedback and interacting with other professionals in the courses.

credit, professional development certificate consisting of a series of six, instructor-led classes that participants complete in just over

Benefits and learning outcomes •

Participate at any time from any location that has Internet access

Learn key project management processes and concepts

Get tools and templates you can use immediately at your job

Study real-world scenarios that have immediate relevance to your career

per year beginning in January, May

Stay on top of developments and changes in the PM profession

and September. You work remotely,

Earn professional Development Units (PDUs) from Project Management Institute (PMI®) and demonstrate a commitment to your professional development

the certificate demonstrate a breadth of knowledge, applicable skills and commitment to learning in the Project Management field. The Online Track is offered three times

but interact with your online classmates and receive individualized

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26 weeks. Professionals who earn

6-Month Online te Certifica

feedback from instructors.

How to earn the certificate To complete, register for Project Management - Online Track and successfully complete its six online courses. Courses run consecutively for just over six months.

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PMI is a registered mark of the Project Management Institute, Inc. The PMI Registered Education Provider logo is a registered mark of the Project Management Institute, Inc.

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

Register Today

Choose your first class and register at uwm.edu/sce-pmo-cert or call 800-222-3623.

For more information uwm.edu/sce-pm • uwm.edu/sce-ba

800-222-3623

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PROJECT MANAGEMENT CERTIFICATE - ONLINE TRACK

Price Project Management Certificate - Online Track* ONLINE pg 11

$3,900

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* To take the whole Track and receive the discounted price, register for Project Management Certificate - Online Track on pg 40. You do not need to register for individual classes when taking the Track.

COURSES IN THE ONLINE TRACK ARE

Spring 2017

Project Management Foundations ONLINE pg 9

Online: 2/7-3/19, 5/8-6/18

Estimating, Scheduling and Managing Project Performance ONLINE pg 10

Online: 3/21-4/16, 6/20-7/23

Empowering Project Teams: Facilitating Communication and Collaboration ONLINE pg 10

Online: 4/18-5/14, 7/25-8/20

Managing Project Risks ONLINE pg 10

Online: 5/16-6/11, 8/22-9/17

Managing Multiple Projects ONLINE pg 10

Online: 1/17-2/12, 6/13-7/16, 9/19-10/15

Managing Project Scope and the Impact of Change ONLINE pg 10

Online: 2/14-3/12, 7/18-8/13, 10/17-11/12

Single courses may be taken without the pursuit of the certificate.

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CERTIFICATE

PROJECT MANAGEMENT ADVANCED Stay on top of the Project

Who should attend

Management profession by

Experienced project management professionals who have completed UWM’s Project Management Certificate or Project Management Certificate – Online Track or who have a Project Management Professional (PMP®) Certification from Project Management Institute®.

advancing your skills, earning Professional Development Units (PDUs®) and maintaining your certifications.

Certificate-Advanced is designed for experienced Project Managers who want to continue to add value to their organizations and advance their careers. As Project Management Institute® has announced through its research,

Benefits and learning outcomes •

Advance knowledge in technical project management techniques and concepts

Develop skills in software commonly used in project management

Understand how to organize and lead teams in multiple project, lean or agile environments

Develop soft skills critical to project success

Earn Professional Development Units (PDUs) from Project Management Institute® that will help you meet requirements for taking or renewing PMI® certifications

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UWM’s Project Management

companies want Project Managers who excel in technical project management skills, leadership and

How to earn the certificate

business acumen and strategy.

Complete a total of four advanced courses from UWM’s Project Management offerings. All four courses must be in addition to those taken to acquire previous certificate or Project Management Professional (PMP®) Credential.

UWM’s advanced seminars will help you improve your knowledge

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and skills in all of these areas. Pursue the advanced certificate in project management, or take any individual courses that meet your specific needs.

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

Register Today

Choose your first class and register at uwm.edu/sce-pma-cert or call 800-222-3623.

PMI is a registered mark of the Project Management Institute, Inc. The PMI Registered Education Provider logo is a registered mark of the Project Management Institute, Inc.

For more information uwm.edu/sce-pm • uwm.edu/sce-ba

800-222-3623

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PROJECT MANAGEMENT-ADVANCED CERTIFICATE COURSES

PM Certificates

CORE COURSES / Choose 4 Course Title

Spring 2017

Price

Agile Project Management pg 9

6/8-6/9

$845

Critical Thinking: Business Analysis and Decision-Making Strategies pg 9

5/11-5/12

$845

Lean Project Management pg 10

3/8-3/9

$845

Managing Multiple Projects ONLINE pg 10

Online: 1/17-2/12, 6/13-7/16, 9/19-10/15

$845

Managing Project Scope and the Impact of Change ONLINE or FACE-TO-FACE pg 10

Face-to-Face: 3/21-3/22 Online: 2/14-3/12, 7/18-8/13

$845

MS Project® 1: From Initiating to Scheduling a Project pg 11

3/13-3/14

$845

MS Project® 2: Tracking, Reporting and Forecasting from the Schedule pg 13

3/6-3/7

$845

PMP® Boot Camp: Intensive Test Prep Plus Study Strategies and Tools pg 11

5/3-5/5

$945

Proactive Testing: Risk-Based Test Planning, Design and Automation pg 13

3/29-3/30

$845

Project Portfolio Management in a Multi-Project Environment pg 11

6/14-6/15

$845

NEW Selecting the Right Methodology for Project Success pg 13

3/23-3/24

$745

Single courses may be taken without the pursuit of the certificate. “PMP®” is registered trademark of Project Management Institute, Inc.

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Agile Project Management

PROJECT MANAGEMENT Project Management Foundations ONLINE or FACE-TO-FACE

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. This is a required class for those pursuing the Project Management Certificate and a recommended first class for those without prior project management experience. Benefits and Learning Outcomes • Get the tools to standardize project management concepts and training throughout your organization • Gain a comprehensive overview of processes and responsibilities • Create a plan to use as a basis for managing and directing project work 5025-9876 Feb 7- Mar 19 Online 5025-9487 Th-F, Feb 9-10 8:30am-4:30pm Face-to-Face

5025-9904 May 8-June 18 Online 5025-9489 M-T, June 12-13 Face-to-Face 8:30am-4:30pm $845 Sandra Hoskins, ISP, ITCP, PMP 1.4 CEUs, 14 CDUs, 14 PDUs

Please note: The examples in this class refer to software development projects; however, agile methods are also used in other types of projects and industries such as manufacturing and product development. Benefits and Learning Outcomes • Successfully integrate agile methods into your organization, and learn how the organization must change • Use mainstream agile methods: Scrum, XP, UP/RUP • Focus on real-world scenarios and techniques 5025-9353 Th-F, June 8-9 8:30am-4:30pm $845 Bob McIlree, PMP 1.4 CEUs, 14 PDUs

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. Benefits and Learning Outcomes • Know why most teams are dysfunctional • Understand what changes must be made to allow the team to become functional and accountable

To learn the Technical, Leadership and Strategic PDUs you will earn for each class, visit ccrs.pmi.org and search for UW Milwaukee, REP 1288, or call 414-227-3220 for more information.

• Assist the team in identifying and working through their real issues

Contracts and Supplier Management Identify work that should be done external to the project and the corresponding steps to select and develop a contract with the vendor. Gain the ability to interpret, evaluate and administer contracts throughout the project management life cycle. Benefits and Learning Outcomes • Understand contract vocabulary, negotiations and execution • Improve delivery from suppliers and accountability between buyers and sellers • Attain expectations from vendors while maintaining a positive relationship 5025-9855 W-Th, May 24-25 8:30am-4:30pm $845 Barbara Farmerie, MBA, PMP 1.4 CEUs, 14 PDUs

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. Become more skilled in structuring an argument, judging credibility of a source and making better decisions. As a result, become more effective in analysis, communication and leadership. Benefits and Learning Outcomes • Develop critical thinking and analysis skills • Learn techniques to foster critical thinking and improved focus • Enhance customer service through better problem-solving and decision-making

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5025-9488 Th-F, Apr 27-28 Face-to-Face 8:30am-4:30pm

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 today’s fast-paced marketplaces. Acquire an overview of agile approaches and best practices, so you can determine when agile project management techniques fit your particular situation, and just as importantly, when they don’t.

5025-9854 Th-F, May 11-12 8:30am-4:30pm $845 Barbara Farmerie, MBA, PMP 1.4 CEUs, 14 PDUs, 14 CDUs, 14 PD Hours

5025-9342 Th-F, Mar 2-3 8:30am-4:30pm $845 Eric Coryell 1.4 CEUs, 14 PDUs

For more information uwm.edu/sce-pm • uwm.edu/sce-ba

Check uwm.edu/sce-pm for fall 2017 dates.

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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. Benefits and Learning Outcomes • Develop templates to expedite the planning, executing, monitoring and controlling process • Develop and communicate roles and responsibilities to project stakeholders

5025-9880 Apr 18-May 14 5025-9907 July 25-Aug 20

ONLINE or FACE-TO-FACE

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Benefits and Learning Outcomes

• Align teams around high-risk decisions and buy-in of stakeholders

• Remove deliverables that do not add value to the project management processes • Use an optimized approach to planning, executing, monitoring and controlling projects • Manage the capacity and availability of resources to facilitate expedited delivery

ONLINE

Estimating, Scheduling and Managing Project Performance 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 in-depth 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 the valuable metrics. Benefits and Learning Outcomes • Start projects on an optimistic note, with better estimates and keep them on schedule • Develop earned-value management metrics to measure performance

5025-9881 Mar 21-Apr 16 Online

ONLINE or FACE-TO-FACE

Companies are demanding products and services faster and cheaper. Understanding and managing risks to delivering quality products is key to customer satisfaction. Review tools and processes that help mitigate risk and increase quality. Benefits and Learning Outcomes

• Minimize uncertainty in risky decisions and avoid project ‘land mines’ • Learn ways to integrate risk management into project work plans 5025-9853 Th-F, Apr 6-7 Face-to-Face 8:30am-4:30pm 5025-9879 May 16-June 11 Online 5025-9906 Aug 22-Sep 17 $845 Barbara Farmerie, MBA, PMP 1.4 CEUs, 14 PDUs

Managing Multiple Projects

$845 Alan Waite, MA, CEC CJ Walker Waite, PhD, PMP 1.4 CEUs, 14 PDUs

5025-9459 M-T, Feb 20-21 Face-to-Face 8:30am-4:30pm

Managing Project Risks

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 on budget.

5025-9502 W-Th, Mar 8-9 8:30am-4:30pm $845 Sandra Hoskins, ISP, ITCP, PMP 1.4 CEUs, 14 PDUs

• Create information dashboards for communicating with project stakeholders to communicate the right information to the right person for the right decision

• Ensure your projects come in on schedule

Lean Project Management

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. Benefits and Learning Outcomes • Understand the essentials of a project in order to manage more effectively • Learn how to delegate effectively and handle daily stress • Use time-tested strategies and tools for organizing time, monitoring projects, and minimizing distractions 5025-9497 Jan 17-Feb 12 5025-9878 June 13-July 16 5025-9908 Sept 19-Oct 15 $845 Alan Waite, MA, CEC CJ Walker Waite, PhD, PMP 1.4 CEUs, 12 PDUs

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. Benefits and Learning Outcomes • Improve management of persons citing requirements and requesting changes • Clarify the vision associated with a project through improved scope definition • Increase accountability for changes made throughout a project’s life cycle 5025-9506 Feb 14-Mar 12 Online 5025-9852 T-W, Mar 21-22 Face-to-Face 8:30am-4:30pm 5025-9877 July 18-Aug 13 Online 5025-9909 Oct 17-Nov 12 Online $845 Barbara Farmerie, MBA, PMP 1.4 CEUs, 14 PDUs

5025-9924 June 20-July 23 Online $845 Jackie Ramin, PMP 1.4 CEUs, 13 PDUs

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MS Project® 1: From Initiating to Scheduling a Project

Project Management Certificate – Online Track

Project Portfolio Management in a Multi-Project Environment

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.

Online training programs offer flexibility to fit your schedule whenever and wherever you need them. The Project Management Certificate – Online Track is a full certificate program earned by completing six consecutive online courses in just over six months. Save more than $1,000 when you register for this certificate track vs. taking each class individually.

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 project portfolio management in your organization.

Benefits and Learning Outcomes

Included courses:

Benefits and Learning Outcomes

• Understand the importance of configuring Microsoft Project and using network schedules to manage the critical path

• Project Management Foundations

• Communicate key concepts and terms used in a portfolio management organization

• Create a resource pool for managing staff and material resources

• Empowering Project Teams: Facilitating Communication and Collaboration

• Input task dependencies to create project schedules

• Managing Project Risks

• Gain skills that you can apply daily

• Managing Project Scope and the Impact of Change

5025-9499 M-T, Feb 13-14 8:30am-4:30pm $845 Sandra Hoskins, ISP, ITCP, PMP 1.4 CEUs, 14 PDUs

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

• Managing Multiple Projects

Each course runs four to six weeks. The courses include reading and writing assignments, lectures, discussions, and quizzes. You will interact with your peers and your instructors through online discussions and assignments.

Jackie Ramin, PMP Sandra Hoskins, ISP, ITCP, PMP Barbara Farmerie, MBA, PMP CJ Walker Waite, PhD, PMP Alan Waite, MA, CEC 8.4 CEUs, 81 PDUs, 14 PD Hours

• Review all project management processes

5025-9498 W-F, May 3-5 8:30am-4:30pm $945 Sandra Hoskins, ISP, ITCP, PMP 2.1 CEUs, 21 PDUs

5025-9928 W-Th, June 14-15 8:30am-4:30pm $845 Sandra Hoskins, ISP, ITCP, PMP 1.4 CEUs, 14 PDUs

5025-9923 May 8-Nov 12 $3,900 – with $1,950 due on May 1 and remainder due by fourth class. To pay entire fee, register by phone, 414-227-3200.

• Understand the importance of using the PMBOK® as the baseline for achieving PMP® certification

• Take away tools and multi-work plan to use while studying for your exam

• Employ a process for implementing project portfolio management in your organization

5025-9905 Feb 7-Aug 13 $3,900, with $1,950 due by February 1 and remainder due by fourth class. To pay entire fee, register by phone, 414-227-3200.

Benefits and Learning Outcomes

• Understand role delineation as defined by Project Management Institute

• Discuss and analyze different portfolio management models

Visit uwm.edu/sce-pm for faculty biographies, FAQs for online courses, the course calendar and detailed course descriptions.

PM Courses

For anyone preparing to take the CAPM® (Certified Associate in Project Management) or PMP® (Project Management Professional) exams or implementing their PM knowledge, this intensive class gives you the PMBOK® review, learning materials, study plan and support you need to prepare for the exam. Evaluate your knowledge against exam requirements, practice exam questions, study process groups and take home the work book and process map.

• Estimating, Scheduling and Managing Project Performance

PMI® Talent Triangle Project Management Institute’s new Talent Triangle focuses on the additional skills Project Managers need to meet the evolving demands of the profession. PMI® credential holders will 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. PMI®, PMI® Talent Triangle and PMBOK® Guide are a registered marks of Project Management Institute, Inc.

For more information uwm.edu/sce-pm • uwm.edu/sce-ba

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Defining and Managing Business Requirements

NEW From

Understanding and articulating business requirements is the weakest link in projects. By using case studies you can discover, understand and document clear and complete business requirements that speed development, reduce maintenance and delight customers.

Moving from the role of technical expert to leader requires a unique set of skills much broader than expertise itself. During this two-day workshop, you learn how to:

5025-9858 M-T, Mar 27-28 8:30am-4:30pm

• Define how to build a base of personal competence and credibility

The ultimate objective of a business analysis, process improvement or information technology project is to improve business results. Study three proven approaches to analyzing current conditions, business needs and technology enablers. Use business process analysis techniques to convert raw requirements data into a workable solution.

$845 Robin Goldsmith, JD 1.4 CEUs, 14 CDUs, 9 PDUs, 14 PD Hours

• Discuss the skills and techniques needed to build organizational capacity

5025-9349 M-T, Feb 27-28 8:30am-4:30pm

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.

PROJECT MANAGEMENT ELECTIVES Analyzing and Validating Business Requirements

$845 Sally Anlin, PMP, CSM 1.4 CEUs, 14 CDUs, 14 PDUs, 14 PD Hours

Business Analyst Essentials Get briefed on the tools and skills a business analyst needs to succeed. Strengthen your business savvy and understanding of technology as you learn how to apply those skills throughout the Business Analysis Life Cycle as documented in the Business Analyst Body of Knowledge (BABOK®).

PM Courses

5025-9486 M-T, Jan. 23-24 8:30am-4:30pm 5025-9485 M-T, April 3-4 8:30am-4:30pm $845 Timothy Johnson, PMP, MBA 1.4 CEUs, 14 CDUs, 14 PDUs

Effective Interpersonal Communication Skills

5050-9654 Th-F, June 22-23 8:30am-4pm $895, $845 if registered by June 8 Laura Page 1.4 CEUs, 14 CDUs, 8 PDUs, 14 PD Hours

Emotional Intelligence: Dealing with Difficult People, Including Yourself! Develop an understanding of how the brain, body and emotions interact with each other, and learn how to identify the triggers of conflict in the workplace. Sharpen your neutralizing communication abilities and discover resolution techniques. 5050-9650 W-Th, May 10-11 8:30am-4pm $895, 845 if registered by Apr 26 Patricia Clason 1.4 CEUs, 9 PDUs, 14 CDUs, 14 PD Hours

Finance Skills for Nonfinancial Managers To learn the Technical, Leadership and Strategic PDUs you will earn for each class, visit ccrs.pmi.org and search for UW Milwaukee, REP 1288, or call 414-227-3220 for more information.

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Managers are responsible for leading processes and teams, and making daily decisions that impact the company’s success. Decision making is highly influenced by the organization’s financials. This course provides you with a financial foundation to help you make sound assessments and business recommendations. Understand the accounting process and enhance your ability to project your organizations financial performance.

Technical Expert to Strategic Leader

• Describe the four stages of leader evolution and the shifts in perspective, skill, and behavior

• Operate at a strategic, business level 5025-9929 M-T, May 15-16 8:30am-4:30pm $845 Alan Patterson 1.4 CEUs

Fundamentals of Organizational Development Receive a thorough introduction to organizational development – history, purpose, terminology, practices and the implementation of OD plans. Study the impact of organizational culture, and take a look at various change management models from different perspectives. 7710-9163 T-W, Apr 4-5 8:30am-4:30pm $795, $745 if registered by Mar 21 Mary Kurer 1.4 CEUs, 12.5 PDUs

Influence Without Authority 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. 5050-9643 T, Feb 14 8:30am-4pm $395, $345 if registered by Feb 1 Julie Henszey 0.7 CEUs, 7 PDUs

TBA 1.4 CEUs, 14 PDUs

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

Return on Investment: Determining and Communicating the Project Value

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.

Companies are demanding reliable financial measures of proposed projects’ values. Yet project managers often don’t know how to identify, calculate or communicate a project’s ROI (return on investment).

5025-9500 M-T, Mar 6-7 8:30am-4:30pm $845 Sandra Hoskins, ISP, ITCP, PMP 1.4 CEUs, 14 PDUs

MS SharePoint® for Project Team Collaboration Learn how to establish a team collaboration site for use as a project repository during this two-day session. The session includes how to create a project site; add and coordinate resources; develop change, issue, and risk processes and lists; develop meeting sites; create and leverage discussion lists; and general site management. This session will provide a framework for leveraging best practices to facilitate team communication and collaboration. The course is based on the Project Management Life Cycle Model: Initiation, Planning, Executing, Controlling and Closing a project. 5025-9518 M-T, May 8-9 8:30am-4:30pm $845 Sandra Hoskins, ISP, ITCP, PMP 1.4 CEUs, 14 PDUs

Proactive Testing: Risk-Based Test Planning, Design and Automation Apply Proactive Testing™ beyond traditional reactive testing to identify ordinarily overlooked conditions – especially large-risk showstoppers that cause project overruns and dissatisfaction. By enabling testing of higher risks earlier and more frequently, Proactive Testing helps deliver quicker, cheaper, and better systems. 5025-9857 W-Th, Mar 29-30 8:30am-4:30pm $845 Robin Goldsmith, JD 1.4 CEUs, 10 PDUs

Uncover 22 pitfalls that render common ROI determinations meaningless, and learn instead how to calculate a project’s real value. 5025-9930 F, Mar 31 8:30am-4:30pm $450 Robin Goldsmith, JD 0.7 CEUs, 7 PDUs NEW Selecting

the Right Methodology for Project Success

Project success starts with selecting the best methodology for your business context and project constraints. Fundamental factors such as scope, budget, resource, time and quality all contribute to determining if a methodology is right for your project. Through real-world application, learn an overview of software development and project management methodologies. Take what you have learned back to your organization to analyze existing projects in need of a methodology reboot. 5025-9926 Mar 23-24 $745 Sally Anlin, PMP, CSM 1.2 CEUs

Using Data for Business Strategy and Decisions The amount of data available to businesses and other organizations is expanding every day. Innovative “big data” applications capture headlines and market share, but how can you use data to improve your projects and operational performance? Improve your understanding of data and statistics by learning about and discussing the essentials of data, analyzing data and making business decisions with data in this seminar. Explore application examples and a case study. 5025-9365 Th-F, Mar 16-17 8:30am-4:30pm Fee: $845 Joe Brancaccio 1.4 CEUs, 14 CDUs, 14 PDUs

Paying for Your Education Employer Assistance Many employers value proactive professional development planning and provide funding for those who can demonstrate the return on investment to the company. Check with your employer for their training policies.

Un (der) Employed and Dislocated Workers A list of UWM SCE programs approved for funding from Individual Training Accounts (ITA) can be found at dwd. wisconsin.gov/ITA/presentation/ SearchBy.aspx.

AmeriCorps Alumni – The Segal AmeriCorps Education Award Put your AmeriCorps education award to use for your professional growth. Almost all UWM SCE certificates and classes are eligible. Specific program details are at nationalservice.gov/programs/ americorps/alumni/segal-americorpseducation.award.

Spouses of Active Duty Military Members My Career Advancement (MyCAA) provides funds for spouses of active duty military members to pursue professional development. Details can be found at https://aiportal.acc.af.mil/ mycaa/.

Wisconsin Department of Vocational Rehabilitation DVR funding is available for several professional development programs at UWM SCE. Ask your case worker for details based on your situation and the program you are interested in attending.

Federal Tax Credits – Lifetime Learning Tax Credit and Tax Deductions UWM SCE professional development programs may qualify for tax credits and deductions. Details can be found at irs.gov/uac/Tax-Benefits-forEducation:-Information-Center. Learn more at: uwm.edu/sce/payingfor-your-education

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PROJECT MANAGEMENT ROADMAP

Certificates PM Roadmap

Follow this easy-to-use guide to set up your certificate program or select courses based on specific needs. You’ll save time, money and have a plan. To view the Project Management Certificate-Online Track, see pg. 6 & 11. Project Management Certificate

Project Management Certificate - Advanced

Earn the certificate by completing seven two-day courses with a minimum of five core courses. Project Management Foundations is a required course. Any one-day course counts as a .5 course toward your certificate.

Earn the certificate by completing four additional courses of advanced training after earning your PM Certificate, PM-Online Certificate or PMP® Certification. Courses for the Advanced Certificate are distinguished by the plus sign (+).

BUILD PM KNOWLEDGE BASE

BUILD LEADERSHIP SKILLS

Recommended First Course: Project Management Foundations

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Building and Improving Project Team Functionality

Contracts and Supplier Management P

Estimating, Scheduling and Managing Project Performance

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Managing Project Scope and the Impact of Change

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Empowering Project Teams: Facilitating Communication and Collaboration Effective Interpersonal Communication Skills

Managing Project Risks

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MS Project®1: From Initializing to Scheduling a Project

Emotional Intelligence I: Dealing with Difficult People, Including Yourself!

Analyzing and Validating Business Requirements

Agile Project Management

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

Business Analyst Essentials

Proactive Testing: Risk-Based Test Planning, Design and Automation +

Using Data for Business Strategy and Decisions

MS SharePoint® for Project Team Collaboration

Defining and Managing Business Requirements

Lean Project Management

+ Managing Multiple Projects

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Project Portfolio Management in a Multi-Project Environment

Finance Skills for Nonfinancial Managers

Selecting the Right Methodology for Project Success

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PMP Boot Camp: Intensive Test Prep Plus Study Strategies and Tools (three day class) P +

Influence Without Authority (one day class)

Critical Thinking: Business Analysis and DecisionMaking Strategies

Return on Investment: Determining and Communicating the Project Value (one day class)

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Fundamentals of Organizational Project Management Development and Change Management

Roadmap Key

= Core Courses

= Elective Courses

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= Face-to-Face + = Courses can also be applied toward the Project Management Certificate – Advanced. P = Pursuing the PMP®? These are the recommended classes.

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LEARN BUSINESS MANAGEMENT AND STRATEGIES

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CERTIFICATE

BUSINESS ANALYSIS Business Analysis is a growing

Who should attend

profession in which analysts work

Business professionals who want to improve their understanding and abilities in business analysis will benefit from this certificate. Whether you are new to business analysis or need to refine your skills to move to the next level in your career, this flexible certificate will meet your needs.

with business and technology departments to define business needs, analyze business processes, assess future requirements and enhance business results. Advance your skills in Business Analysis and demonstrate your breadth of knowledge with the UWM Business Analysis Certificate. Courses focus on applicable learning taught by working professionals in

Benefits and learning outcomes •

Develop technical skills in elicitation, facilitation, analysis and testing

Enhance understanding of the relationship among data, decisions and processes

Understand the key roles of an analyst in business and on projects

Learn to document and deliver requirements to stakeholders

Demonstrate a commitment to your professional development while earning Professional Development Hours (PD Hours) and Continuing Development Units (CDUs) from the International Institute of Business Analysis (IIBA®).

Business Analysis.

BA Certificates

design and deliver solutions that will

How to earn the certificate Complete a total of seven two-day courses with a minimum of five core courses.

COURSE INFORMATION ON NEXT PAGE

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

Register Today

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BUSINESS ANALYSIS CERTIFICATE COURSES

Certificates BA Certificate

CORE COURSES / Choose at least 5 (10 days) Course Title

Spring 2017

Price

Analyzing and Validating Business Requirements pg 17

2/27-2/28

$845

Business Analyst Essentials* pg 17

1/23-1/24, 4/3-4/4

$845

Critical Thinking: Business Analysis and Decision-Making Strategies pg 17

5/11-5/12

$845

Defining and Managing Business Requirements pg 17

3/27-3/28

$845

Facilitation Techniques for Eliciting Requirements and Achieving Consensus pg 17

4/24-4/25

$845

Modeling, Analyzing and Redesigning Business Processes pg 17

3/14-3/15

$845

Proactive Testing: Risk-Based Test Planning, Design and Automation pg 18

3/29-3/30

$845

Using Data for Business Strategy and Decisions pg 18

3/16-3/17

$845

Using Strategic Analysis to Build BA-IT Partnerships pg 18

4/11-4/12

$845

Course Title

Spring 2017

Price

Building and Improving Project Team Functionality pg 18

3/2-3/3

$845

Data Discovery to Data Wisdom: A Hands-on Analytics Class pg 18

5/17-5/18

$845

Effective Interpersonal Communication Skills pg 19

6/22-6/23

$895

NEW From Technical Expert to Strategic Leader pg 19

5/15-5/16

$845

Influence Without Authority** pg 19

2/14

$395

MS SharePointÂŽ for Project Team Collaboration pg 19

5/8-5/9

$845

Project Management Foundations ONLINE or FACE-TO-FACE pg 19

Face-to-Face: 2/9-2/10, 4/27-4/28, 6/12-6/13 Online: 2/7-3/19, 5/8-6/18

$845

Return on Investment: Determining and Communicating the Project Value** pg 19

3/31

$450

Selecting the Right Methodology for Project Success pg 19

3/23-3/24

$745

ELECTIVE COURSES / Choose up to 2 (4 days)

Single courses may be taken without the pursuit of certificate. * Business Analyst Essentials is recommended first course and required for certificate. ** One-day course counts as a .5 course toward certificate.

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BUSINESS ANALYSIS Business Analyst Essentials Get briefed on the tools and skills a business analyst needs to succeed. Strengthen your business savvy and understanding of technology as you learn how to apply those skills throughout the Business Analysis Life Cycle as documented in the Business Analyst Body of Knowledge (BABOK®).

Critical Thinking: Business Analysis and Decision-Making Strategies

Facilitation Techniques for Eliciting Requirements and Achieving Consensus

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. Become more skilled in structuring an argument, judging credibility of a source and making better decisions. As a result, become more effective in analysis, communication and leadership.

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 facilitation labs, attendees will leave this class ready to facilitate stakeholder teams through challenging projects.

Benefits and Learning Outcomes • Develop critical thinking and analysis skills

Benefits and Learning Outcomes

• Learn techniques to foster critical thinking and improved focus

•U  nderstand the key roles of an analyst throughout a project

• Enhance customer service through better problem-solving and decision-making

Many business analysts and project managers master technical skills, but struggle to learn soft skills such as facilitation. This course gives you a safe learning environment to discover and practice new skills.

• Improve soft skills (communication, creativity, office politics)

• Increase situational awareness

Benefits and Learning Outcomes

• E nhance understanding of the relationship among data, decisions and process This is the recommended first course for those pursuing the Business Analysis Certificate and is the prerequisite for some of the courses in the certificate. 5025-9486 M-T, Jan 23-24 8:30am-4:30pm 5025-9485 M-T, Apr 3-4 8:30am-4:30pm $845 Timothy Johnson, PMP, MBA 1.4 CEUs, 14 CDUs, 14 PDUs, 14 PD Hours

The ultimate objective of a business analysis, process improvement or information technology project is to improve business results. Study three proven approaches to analyzing current conditions, business needs and technology enablers. Use business process analysis techniques to convert raw requirements data into a workable solution. Benefits and Learning Outcomes • Analyze user requirements, functional requirements, and quality of service requirements • Devise “to be” process and system designs • Determine requirements attributes, and verify and validate those requirements 5025-9349 M-T, Feb 27-28 8:30am-4:30pm $845 Sally Anlin, PMP, CSM 1.4 CEUs, 14 CDUs, 14 PDUs, 14 PD Hours

• Become more comfortable in group facilitator role

5025-9854 Th-F, May 11-12 8:30am-4:30pm

• Utilize the incredible power of a stakeholder team

$845 Barbara Farmerie, MBA, PMP 1.4 CEUs, 14 CDUs, 14 PDUs, 14 PD Hours

• Lead and serve stakeholders in requirement-elicitation meetings

Defining and Managing Business Requirements

$845 Joe Goss 1.4 CEUs

Understanding and articulating business requirements is the weakest link in projects. Using realistic cases, practice discovering, understanding and documenting clear and complete business requirements that can speed development, reduce maintenance and delight customers. Benefits and Learning Outcomes • Discover the REAL business requirements that provide value when met • Identify the differences between business and product requirements • Use the powerful Problem Pyramid™ to identify and solve the right problem 5025-9858 M-T, Mar 27-28 8:30am-4:30pm $845 Robin Goldsmith, JD 1.4 CEUs, 14 CDUs, 9 PDUs, 14 PD Hours

Check uwm.edu/sce-ba for up-to-date PD Hours and CDUs.

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5025-9449 M-T, Apr 24-25 8:30am-4:30pm

Modeling, Analyzing and Redesigning Business Processes 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.

BA Courses

Analyzing and Validating Business Requirements

• Become more effective in analysis, communication and leadership

Benefits and Learning Outcomes • Document processes for business requirements or business process modeling initiatives • Recognize and remove activities and process flaws that do not add value • Engage business leaders, users and customers in process change efforts 5025-9460 T-W, Mar 14-15 8:30am-4:30pm $845 Joe Brancaccio 1.4 CEUs, 14 CDUs, 14 PD Hours 800-222-3623

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Proactive Testing: Risk-Based Test Planning, Design and Automation

Using Strategic Analysis to Build BA-IT Partnerships

Apply Proactive Testing™ beyond traditional reactive testing to identify ordinarily overlooked conditions – especially large-risk showstoppers that cause project overruns and dissatisfaction. By enabling testing of higher risks earlier and more frequently, Proactive Testing™ helps deliver quicker, cheaper, and better systems.

Understanding your entire organization and its business needs will help your project succeed. The IT-business divide is often a key factor in project failures, because it lacks any formal structure to align IT investments with business strategy. Create the framework for a successful BA-IT partnership in the development of effective business requirements.

Benefits and Learning Outcomes

Benefits and Learning Outcomes

• Understand how testing can cut time, effort and aggravation for users, developers and managers • Write industry-accepted test plans and designs that make testing easier and more reliable • Gain confidence that requirements have been met

BA Courses

• Create and implement a strategy map and process management tools to identify potential project opportunities

5025-9857 Mar 29-30 8:30am-4:30pm

• Evaluate alternatives using enterprise architecture frameworks and conduct feasibility studies

Robin Goldsmith, JD 1.4 CEUs, 10 PDUs

5025-9450 T-W, Apr 11-12 8:30am-4:30pm $845 Alice Wilken, BA, MA 1.4 CEUs, 14 CDUs, 14 PD Hours

Using Data for Business Strategy and Decisions The amount of data available to businesses and other organizations is expanding every day. Innovative “big data” applications capture headlines and market share, but how can you use data to improve your projects and operational performance? Improve your understanding of data and statistics by learning about and discussing the essentials of data, analyzing data and making business decisions with data in this seminar. Explore application examples and a case study. Talk about information on scorecards and dashboards. Benefits and Learning Outcomes • Understand bad data and how it leads to bad decisions • Communicate your needs to data scientists and architects • Understand descriptive statistics, inferential statistics, predictive analytics and converting statistical conclusions to business decisions 5025-9365 Th-F, Mar 16-17 8:30am-4:30pm $845 Joe Brancaccio 1.4 CEUs, 14 PDUs

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• Integrate business requirements into your system development and project management life cycles

“I would highly recommend taking continuing education courses at UWM SCE. The courses are extremely beneficial and instructors are insightful. The value you receive, will help you in your career.” -- Elias Eitsert, Project Manager CROPP Cooperative / Organic Valley / Organic Prairie

BUSINESS ANALYSIS – ELECTIVES 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. 5025-9342 Th-F, Mar 2-3 8:30am-4:30pm $845 Eric Coryell 1.4 CEUs, 14 PDUs

Data Discovery to Data Wisdom: A Hands-on Analytics Class Learn a framework for understanding data as a resource, analytics as a tool, and intent as the true challenge. Explore industry vocabulary, common pitfalls of data visualization and uses (as well as misuses) of complex statistical modeling. Whether you come from a landscape with too much data and no idea what to do with it; or no data collection practices in place, you will leave with a plan. Gain an understanding of basic data analysis and modeling principles to inform your day-to-day roles and place you (and your team or organization) ahead of the competition. The workshop instruction cuts through the noise and gives practical and simple rules for the journey from data discovery to data wisdom. This class is taught in a computer lab, using case studies and data sets to practice with the analytics methods discussed. Excel Level 1 and 2 or equivalent required. 5025-9351 W-Th, May 17-18 8:30am-4:30pm $845 Brendon Dorn 1.4 CEUs

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Effective Interpersonal Communication Skills

MS SharePoint® for Project Team Collaboration

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. Apply techniques for managing difficult moments in sensitive conversations.

Learn how to establish a team collaboration site for use as a project repository during this twoday session. The session includes how to create a project site; add and coordinate resources; develop change, issue, and risk processes and lists; develop meeting sites; create and leverage discussion lists; and general site management. This session will provide a framework for leveraging best practices to facilitate team communication and collaboration.

5050-9654 Th-F, June 22-23 8:30am-4pm $895, $845 if registered by June 8 Laura Page 1.4 CEUs, 8 PDUs, 14 CDUs, 14 PD Hours NEW From

Technical Expert to Strategic Leader

The course is based on the Project Management Life Cycle Model: Initiation, Planning, Executing, Controlling and Closing a project. 5025-9518 M-T, May 8-9 8:30am-4:30pm

Moving from the role of technical expert to leader requires a unique set of skills much broader than expertise itself. During this two-day workshop, you learn how to:

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

• Describe the four stages of leader evolution and the shifts in perspective, skill, and behavior

Project Management Foundations ONLINE or FACE-TO-FACE

• Define how to build a base of personal competence and credibility • Discuss the skills and techniques needed to build organizational capacity • Operate at a strategic, business level 5025-9929 M-T, May 15-16 8:30am-4:30pm

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. 5025-9876 Feb 7-Mar 19 Online

Influence Without Authority

5025-9904 May 18-June 18 Online

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.

5025-9489 M-T, June 12-13 Face-to-Face 8:30am-4:30pm

5025-9487 Th-F, Feb 9-10 Face-to-Face 5025-9488 Th-F, Apr 27-28 Face-to-Face 8:30am-4:30pm

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. 5025-9930 F, Mar 31 8:30am-4:30pm $450 Robin Goldsmith, JD 0.7 CEUs, 7 PDUs NEW Selecting

the Right Methodology for Project Success

Project success starts with selecting the best methodology for your business context and project constraints. Fundamental factors such as scope, budget, resource, time and quality all contribute to determining if a methodology is right for your project. Through real-world application, learn an overview of software development and project management methodologies. Take what you have learned back to your organization to analyze existing projects in need of a methodology reboot. 5025-9926 Mar 23-24 8:30am-4:30pm $745 Sally Anlin, PMP, CSM 1.2 CEUs

$845 Sandra Hoskins, ISP, ITCP, PMP 1.4 CEUs, 14 CDUs, 14 PDUs, 14 PD Hours

ENDORSED PROVIDER

5050-9643 T, Feb 14 8:30am-4pm $395, $345 if registered by Feb 1 Julie Henszey 0.7 CEUs, 7 PDUs

Companies are demanding reliable financial measures of proposed projects’ values. Yet project managers often don’t know how to identify, calculate or communicate a project’s ROI (return on investment).

BA Electives

$845 Alan Patterson 1.4 CEUs

Return on Investment: Determining and Communicating the Project Value

Check uwm.edu/sce-ba for fall 2017 dates.

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SCE is an Endorsed Education Provider for the International Institute of Business Analysis (IIBA®). Our courses support A Guide to the Business Analysis Body of Knowledge (BABOK® Guide), which entitles you to receive PD Hours or CDUs.

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BUSINESS ANALYSIS COURSE GUIDE

Follow this easy-to-use guide to set up your certificate program or select courses based on specific needs. You’ll save time, money and have a plan. Business Analysis Certificate

Pursuing the CBAP® or CCBA®?

Earn the certificate by completing seven two-day courses with a minimum of five core courses. Any one-day course counts as a .5 course toward your certificate.

Courses listed below with B are recommended for those pursuing the Certified Business Analysis Professional (CBAP®) or Certification of Competency in Business AnalysisTM (CCBA®) designation.

FOR THIS KNOWLEDGE AREA

TAKE THESE COURSES

Overview of All Areas

Business Analyst Essentials

B

Strategic Analysis

Using Strategic Analysis to Build BA-IT Partnerships

B

Defining and Managing Business Requirements

B

Facilitation Techniques for Eliciting Requirements and Acheiving Consensus

B

Analyzing and Validating Business Requirements

B

Elicitation Requirements Analysis and Validation

Using Data for Business Strategy and Decisions

Data Analysis and Solution Assessment

BA Course Guide

Data Discovery to Data Wisdom: A Hands-On Analytics Class Critical Thinking: Business Analysis and Decision-Making Strategies From Technical Expert to Strategic Leader

MS SharePoint® for Project Team Collaboration

Planning and Coordination Project Management Foundations Return On Investment: Determining and Communicating The Project Value (one day class) Selecting the Right Methodology for Project Success Critical Thinking: Business Analysis and Decision-Making Strategies Building and Improving Project Team Functionality

Communicating Effective Interpersonal Communication Skills Influence Without Authority (one day class)

B

Process Modeling

Modeling, Analyzing and Redesigning Business Processes

B

Testing and Evaluation

Proactive Testing: Risk-Based Test Planning, Design and Automation

Core Courses

Elective Courses

B Pursuing the CBAP®? These are the recommended classes.

CBAP® and CCBA® are registered trademarks owned by International Institute of Business Analysis.

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BUSINESS ANALYTICS & DATA TOOLS COURSES About

Course Title

Spring 2017

Price

Data Discovery to Data Wisdom: A Hands-on Analytics Class pg 32

5/17-5/18

$845

Excel 2013 for Data Analysis and Business Modeling pg 32

4/27-28

$724

Microsoft Access pg 32

Level I 1/30 Level II 3/14 Level III 4/6

$249

Microsoft Excel pg 32

Level I 1/31 Level II 3/2 Level III 3/29

$249

SQL – Intermediate/Advanced Concepts pg 32

2/28-3/1

$599

SQL – Introduction pg 32

1/24-1/26

$724

Using Data for Business Strategy and Decisions pg 33

3/16-3/17

$845

VBA for Excel pg 33

5/3

$349

Information is key to understanding the health of your organization. Making solid, data-driven decisions is a must. The UWM School of Continuing Education offers noncredit courses that help you gain hands-on skills that will allow you to analyze, manage, and share business data.

Who should attend Courses are designed for those who work with data including managers, marketers, analysts and project teams.

Anne O’Meara, Program Director aomeara@uwm.edu 414-227-3311

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Register at uwm.edu/sce/program_area/business/ computer-applications or call 800-222-3623.

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Business Analytics and Data Tools

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Custom Designed Training Programs We understand that training needs are unique to each organization and that maximizing your investment in training is key. With our broad array of educational offerings, real-world instructors and resources, UWM SCE can customize training to meet your specific business needs. We assemble a team of experts to clearly identify your training goals, design curriculum and deliver a solution that achieves those goals and works within the culture of your organization.

Nationally Recognized University Partner with Southeastern Wisconsin’s largest provider of professional development to gain knowledge and skills for your staff. Qualified Instructional Staff Our instructors deal with real-world business challenges every day, so they are well equipped to help your employees bridge the gap between knowledge and implementation. Convenience & Flexibility Our programs can be delivered within your timeframe and at the best location for your staff. Value For Your Training Investment Choosing SCE as your professional development partner allows you to leverage your training dollars. Get the training you need, at the time it’s needed and at a location that minimizes time away from the office.

LEARN A LANGUAGE CONNECT. UNDERSTAND. SHARE. GROW. Want to connect with colleagues and clients who speak other languages? SCE’s convenient face-to-face and online courses make it easy to get started.

American Sign Language • Arabic • Chinese • English as a Second Language • French • German Italian • Japanese • Korean • Polish • Portuguese • Russian • Spanish

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REGISTER TODAY. LEARN TOMORROW. Key Information

UWM SCE BUSINESS PROGRAMS Business Analysis

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Business Analytics & Data Tools

Organizational Development

Business Communication

Project Management

Digital Marketing

Training

Human Resources

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Labor Relations

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KEY INFORMATION

How to Register The registration process is quick and easy. Program registration can be done online, by phone or in person. Because we offer noncredit, professional development, you do not have to apply to or be enrolled at UWM.

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ONLINE Go to uwm.edu/sce Enter the 8-digit program number from the catalog listing into our website’s search tool. Review course details and click “register now” at the bottom of the page.

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Influence Without Authority 5050-9643 Feb 14 $395

5050-9643

PHONE Direct 414-227-3200 Toll Free 800-222-3623

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