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A proven factor in the successful delivery of complex projects is the leadership of a qualified project manager. Often, project managers are forced to learn on the job with no or little formal education on the tools, processes, standard and best practices needed to be effective in the role.

UMBC Training Centers is a Registered Education Provider of the Project Management Institute (PMI)® and offers a series of high quality, convenient project management courses and workshops. These programs are available to individuals through our open enrollment schedule and can be customized and delivered onsite for organizations.

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Courses for Individuals

  • Certificate in Project Management

    The Certificate in Project Management at UMBC Training Centers provides the aspiring or current project manager with the skills and knowledge required to successfully manage projects within government, business, and non-profit environments. The program combines a comprehensive review of major project management processes and knowledge with hands-on learning activities to ensure participants finish with practical skills which can be applied immediately on the job.

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  • Project Management Professional (PMP)® Exam Preparation

    The Project Management Institute’s (PMI)® Project Management Professional (PMP)® certification is the preeminent professional credential for individuals associated with project management. This course provides students with the training, the materials and the support to prepare for the challenging PMP exam. Completion of this course qualifies as the formal education requirement to sit for the PMP examination.

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  • Certified Associate in Project Management (CAPM)® Certification Preparation

    This course provides students with the instruction, materials, and support to prepare for the CAPM® examination. Completion of this course qualifies as the formal education requirement for the CAPM examination. This course will introduce project management theories and terms, familiarize you with the Project Management Body of Knowledge (PMBOK®Guide), and identify techniques to use when studying for the CAPM test. This course will also include a simulated test at the end to assess readiness. Students who successfully complete this program will receive a Certificate of Training and 23 contact hours/PDUs.

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  • Microsoft Project 2016 Workshop

    In this course, you will learn to create and engage in basic management of a project using Microsoft Project Professional 2016, as well as familiarizing you with the advanced features and functions, so you can use it effectively and efficiently in a real-world environment.

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  • Agile Fundamentals

    Scrum. Kanban. Retrospectives. Lean. What’s this Agile stuff all about? This Agile Fundamentals course focuses on agile as a mindset and not just a methodology or framework.  Agile is applicable to organizations and businesses beyond those doing software development. The key is understanding and applying the fundamentals of “Being Agile” so teams experience sustained results and success “Doing Agile”.

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  • Certified Scrum Master Training

    Scrum is the agile development process that allows teams to deliver usable software periodically throughout the life of a project, absorbing change and new requirements as a project proceeds.

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  • User Stories

    Since agile projects are surrounded by uncertainty, requirements and priorities within project are subject to a high degree of change. Agile project teams utilize a unique and effective method to identify, capture and manage project requirements. User stories provide the team the tool to effectively adapt and deliver relatively quick incremental product value to product owners.

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  • Project Risk Management

    Delivering projects “on-time, on-budget and on-scope” is the responsibility of project managers regardless of project size, physical team location, procurement contract types or any other project variable. Managing project risk is a foundational skill every project manager must have to be successful.

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  • Enabling Agility Through DevOps

    This course is intended to provide you the information you need so that you can establish your goals, priorities and plans for DevOps in your organization. We start with the why, then drill down to the what and the how, showing specific examples of common tools and techniques. We will also speak to issues organizations face while adopting DevOps.

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Courses for Organizations

  • Certificate in Project Management

    A key factor in the success of any organization in today’s competitive business environment is the ability to successfully and consistently deliver results despite increasing customer expectations, limited resources and competing priorities. Based on the project-orientation of most organizational initiatives, the ability to successfully manage projects has therefore emerged as one of the most critical capabilities that an organization must possess to remain successful.

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  • Project Management Professional (PMP)® Exam Preparation

    The Project Management Institute’s (PMI)® Project Management Professional (PMP)® certification is the preeminent professional credential for individuals associated with project management. This course provides students with the training, the materials and the support to prepare for the challenging PMP exam. Completion of this course qualifies as the formal education requirement to sit for the PMP examination.

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  • Certified Associate in Project Management (CAPM)® Certification Preparation

    This course provides students with the instruction, materials, and support to prepare for the CAPM® examination. Completion of this course qualifies as the formal education requirement for the CAPM examination. This course will introduce project management theories and terms, familiarize you with the Project Management Body of Knowledge (PMBOK®Guide), and identify techniques to use when studying for the CAPM test. This course will also include a simulated test at the end to assess readiness. Students who successfully complete this program will receive a Certificate of Training and 23 contact hours/PDUs.

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  • Microsoft Project 2016 Workshop

    In this course, you will learn to create and engage in basic management of a project using Microsoft Project Professional 2016, as well as familiarizing you with the advanced features and functions, so you can use it effectively and efficiently in a real-world environment.

    Click for more information

  • Agile Fundamentals

    Scrum. Kanban. Retrospectives. Lean. What’s this Agile stuff all about? This Agile Fundamentals course focuses on agile as a mindset and not just a methodology or framework.  Agile is applicable to organizations and businesses beyond those doing software development. The key is understanding and applying the fundamentals of “Being Agile” so teams experience sustained results and success “Doing Agile”.

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  • Project Management for IT Professionals

    Today’s technology projects present unique challenges to organizations of all types and sizes. Increasing global competition coupled with shrinking resources, requires project managers to make the utmost of those resources by delivering results that meet stakeholder expectations – and to deliver them on time and within budget.

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  • PMI® Agile Certified Practitioner (PMI-ACP)®

    The Project Management Institute (PMI)® recognized the growth of agile project management and introduced the new PMI-Agile Certified Practitioner (PMI-ACP)® certification. This certification will validate a project manager’s experience and mastery of agile principles and processes.

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  • Certified Scrum Master Training

    Scrum is the agile development process that allows teams to deliver usable software periodically throughout the life of a project, absorbing change and new requirements as a project proceeds.

    Click for more information

  • User Stories

    Since agile projects are surrounded by uncertainty, requirements and priorities within project are subject to a high degree of change. Agile project teams utilize a unique and effective method to identify, capture and manage project requirements. User stories provide the team the tool to effectively adapt and deliver relatively quick incremental product value to product owners.

    Click for more information

  • Project Risk Management

    Delivering projects “on-time, on-budget and on-scope” is the responsibility of project managers regardless of project size, physical team location, procurement contract types or any other project variable. Managing project risk is a foundational skill every project manager must have to be successful.

    Click for more information

  • Enabling Agility Through DevOps

    This course is intended to provide you the information you need so that you can establish your goals, priorities and plans for DevOps in your organization. We start with the why, then drill down to the what and the how, showing specific examples of common tools and techniques. We will also speak to issues organizations face while adopting DevOps.

    Click for more information

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