WCP offers a full range of standard project management workshops; from fundamental to advanced level plus PMP and CAPM exam prep classes.
Having WCP deliver courses at your location is usually the most cost effective solution for groups of five or more participants. In-house training is a great way to get a project team up to speed, or improve the general project management maturity of the organization. In addition, if your organization is located in Southern Ontario, there may also be an option of having multi-day courses delivered over several weeks (e.g. a 3-day workshop could be delivered 1 day a week over 3 weeks).
For more information or to ask for a quote on a specific session, contact us at firstname.lastname@example.org or give us a call at 905-660-7184 or toll free at 800-214-8096.
3 days, 21 PDUs/Contact Hours; 17 Tech| 2 Lead| 2 Strat
Whether you are a seasoned project manager or new to the field, if you only take one project management course this is the one to take! The course focuses on the most important techniques of project management and is taught using a project simulation that enables participants to immediately see the value of learned techniques and how they relate to real‐world projects. This course is the recommended prerequisite for all of our project management courses and for some people will be the only project management course they ever need.
Note: this course is also available in a Construction/Engineering version. Please see Project Management Essentials for Construction
3 days, 21 PDUs/Contact Hours; 18 Tech| 1 Lead| 2 Strat
Through the use of group discussion, realistic project scenarios and exercise simulations, participants learn how to apply advanced project management techniques suitable for mid to large scale projects. Whether you already have your PMP designation or are working towards your designation, if you are (or are planning to be) a career project manager this course is for you.
3 days, 21 PDUs/Contact Hours; 0 Tech| 12 Lead| 9 Strat
The ability to communicate and interact effectively with others is at the heart of good project management. Poor communication and relationships result in significant issues and detract from what matters and what needs to be done. This course is appropriate for virtually anyone involved in projects, but for a project manager, this may be just what you need to propel your career to the next level.
In Kitchener/Waterloo (in association with the University of Waterloo) this course is available in the following format: 2-day People Skills: The Secret Behind Project Success + 1-day Managing Stakeholder Expectations
4-days in-class + on-line self-study materials, over 35 PDUs/Contact Hours
WCP has partnered with Velociteach to bring to Canada what are among the most comprehensive and effective PMP Exam Prep training materials available today — the Velociteach PMP Exam Prep System. In addition to 4‐days of instructor lead training, the course includes a self‐paced e‐learning module and audio CDs to re‐enforce the classroom training. Also included is a comprehensive PMP Exam simulation lab and the highly acclaimed book “The PMP Exam; How to Pass on Your First Try” — by Andy Crowe.
3-days, 21 PDUs/Contact Hours; 10 Tech| 2 Lead| 9 Strat
Is Agile right for your organization? There are many misconceptions regarding what Agile Project Management is and what it is not. Learn where Agile PM fits into the spectrum of management methodologies, and receive an introduction to the Scrum methodology, and agile metrics and control. Upon completion of the course, you will have a solid understanding of agile project management techniques and when to apply them.
2 days, 14 PDUs/Contact Hours; 4 Tech| 2 Lead| 8 Strat
This advanced course is a must for project managers and schedulers who must plan their projects in a resource constrained environment using shared resources. Learn specific techniques for how to schedule multiple projects that share a common resource pool – while avoiding that all too common affect where a delay in one project causes cascading delays in the other projects.
2 days, 14 PDUs/Contact Hours; 5 Tech| 1 Lead| 8 Strat
“I wish I would have taken this course years ago” is one of the most common pieces of feedback we hear from participants of this course. This hands-on course use a series of progressive exercises to simulate how Microsoft Project is used in an actual project environment. Participants learn what to do – and what not to do – when using MS Project. Stop fighting Microsoft Project and learn how to use it to plan, analyze, track and report your projects. The course is ideal for both project managers and project schedulers.
1 day, 7 PDUs/Contact Hours; 2 Tech| 0 Lead| 5 Strat
Stop-light indicators, resource pools, and custom drop-down fields are just some of the advanced features in MS Project that when used correctly help to improve the way we are able to analyze and communicate our projects — all while improving the efficiency by which we use the tool. When delivered on-site at your location, our advanced MS Project course can be customized to include the advanced MS Project techniques that will be of most value to you and your team.
2-days, 14 PDUs/Contact Hours; 9 Tech| 0 Lead| 5 Strat
The Business Analyst plays a key role on many projects, yet many project managers are unclear how or when to use a Business Analyst on the project. This course introduces project managers to the core tools and techniques used by a BA, and discusses how and when to involve BAs in the project and how best to work with them to achieve project success. Not only for Project Managers, this course is also suitable for BAs who what a better understanding of how they integrate into the overall project.
2-days, 14 PDUs; 0 Tech| 6 Lead| 8 Strat
In this highly interactive and discussion based 2-day workshop, participants will explore actual high profile examples of complex projects, identify what made them complex and the impact of the complexity on their eventual success or failure. Participants will also learn how even a basic understanding of complex theory, together with project management best practices, can be applied to complex projects in order to improve project outcome. Suitable for project managers who want to take their project management skills to the next level.
2 days, 14 PDUs/Contact Hours; 5 Tech| 1 Lead| 8 Strat
This workshop will guide participants through key procurement practices, including preparation of requests for proposals, requesting proposals, evaluation of proposals, and contract administration. The course will also provide a taste of contract law. While detailed in nature, this course will offer anyone insights into the role of the procurement manager on a project team.
7 PDUs/Contact Hours; 1 Tech| 5 Lead| 1 Strat
The role of project sponsor is one of the most important and least understood roles in project management. This unique course is designed for senior managers and deals specifically with their role as Project Sponsors within the organization. Typical participants include Corporate Executives, VPs, Directors or Heads of PMOs.
14 PDUs/Contact Hours; 2 Tech| 6 Lead| 6 Strat
Why have a Project Management Office (PMO)? There are many reasons. But creating a PMO is just the start. To stay relevant and continue to provide value to projects and the organization as a whole, a high performance PMO is necessary.
Participants of this two-day workshop will gain relevant knowledge and skills to establish, operate, and improve a PMO and to work with PMO staff and with project managers toward maximizing the value projects produce for the organization.