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Training Schedule

  • *Commonwealth IT Project Manager Overview Training
    Course Duration: 5.5 hours
    Date: April 27, 2017   Time: 9 am - 3 pm   Location: CESC Room 1221
    Instructor: Patty Samuels
    Overview: The Commonwealth IT Project Manager Overview course introduces the Commonwealth governance and oversight model for IT projects. Topics include policies, standards and guidelines, IT project manager qualification, and the Commonwealth Project Management (CPM) Methodology.
    *Mandatory for Project Managers to qualify for Designated PM status. Please see the Project Manager Selection and Training Standard for a detailed explanation of requirements.

  • *Commonwealth Tech Portfolio (CTP) for Project Managers Training
    Course Duration: 6.5 hours
    Date: May 4, 2017   Time: 9:30 am - 4 pm   Location: CESC Room 1221
    Instructor: Pat Reynolds
    Overview: The CTP for Project Managers course focuses on the PM processes and forms within CTP and the activities to prepare you to manage your project documentation.
    *Mandatory for Project Managers to qualify for Designated PM status. Please see the Project Manager Selection and Training Standard for a detailed explanation of requirements.

  • Developing a Project Schedule and Work Breakdown Structure(WBS)
    Course Duration: 3 hours
    Date: May 18, 2017   Time: 9 am - 12 noon   Location: CESC Room 1221
    Instructor: Thomas Kramer
    Overview: The Developing a Project Schedule and Work Breakdown Structure (WBS) course covers creating project schedules and work breakdown structures, the individual components, and tools and techniques to develop them.

  • Successful Stakeholder Management
    Course Duration: 3.5 hours
    Date: May 23, 2017   Time: 9 am - 12:30 noon   Location: CESC Room 1221
    Instructor: Patty Samuels
    Overview: The Successful Stakeholder Management course discusses how to identify, analyze and manage stakeholders throughout a project’s lifecycle phases.

  • Project Teambuilding
    Course Duration: 3 hours
    Date: May 23, 2017   Time: 1:30 - 4:30 pm   Location: CESC Room 1221
    Instructor: Patty Samuels
    Overview: The Project Teambuilding course focuses on simple techniques to enhance team behavior and group dynamics.

  • Risk Management
    Course Duration: 3.5 hours
    Date: June 20, 2017   Time: 9 am - 12:30 pm   Location: CESC Room 1221
    Instructor: Patty Samuels
    Overview: The Risk Management course is designed for project managers and leads who wish to advance their knowledge and understanding of project risk management for practical application in the marketplace.

  • Organizational Change Management
    Course Duration: 3 hours
    Date: June 29, 2017   Time: 9 am - 12 noon   Location: CESC Room 1221
    Instructor: Linda Bell-Sinclair
    Overview: The Organizational Change Management course is designed for project managers and leads who wish to advance their knowledge and understanding of organizational change management for practical application in the marketplace.

  • Cost Benefit Analysis
    Course Duration: 2.5 hours
    Date: July 13, 2017   Time: 9:30 am - 12 noon   Location: CESC Room 1221
    Instructor: Pat Reynolds
    Overview: The Cost Benefit Analysis course presents a systematic approach to estimating the strengths and weaknesses of technology alternatives that satisfy agency business requirements. The PMD developed excel spreadsheet demonstrated is a useful tool to analyze the economic feasibility of a number of alternatives under consideration.

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Commonwealth IT Project Manager Overview training will be presented quarterly. All IT project managers and project sponsors of Commonwealth IT projects must attend the Commonwealth IT Project Manager Overview training. There is no pre-qualification test for required training.

The Commonwealth IT Project Manager Overview training addresses the following Policies, Standards and Guidelines (PSGs):

  • Commonwealth Technology Management Policy

  • Commonwealth Project Management Standard

  • Commonwealth Project Management Guideline

  • Commonwealth Project Manager Selection and Training Standard

  • Commonwealth IT Investment Management (ITIM) Standard

  • Commonwealth Enterprise Architecture Standard

You can access the latest versions of these documents on the ITRM Policies, Standards and Guidelines page.

Commonwealth IT Project Manager Overview training materials:

Commonwealth IT Program Management Standard training is available on an as-needed basis through the links below. The narrated presentations familiarizes the viewer with IT Program Management concepts, the IT Program Management Standard, and the purpose and value of project and program governance and oversight. It is recommended that individuals and organizations considering an IT Program review the four-part presentation, approximately one hour. There is no pre-qualification test or post-viewing test for the IT Program Management Standard training. Commonwealth IT Program Management Standard training presentations available on YouTube:

Commonwealth IT Program Management Standard training handouts / Quick Reference sheets

Commonwealth Technology Portfolio for Project Managers Training

Commonwealth Technology Portfolio (CTP) for Project Managers training will be presented quarterly (targeted for February, May, August and November.) All IT project managers must attend the training prior to managing a Commonwealth IT project. The Commonwealth IT Project Manager Overview training is a prerequisite for this training.

In the CTP for Project Managers training, project managers will learn to:

  • Use the processes and forms in CTP from Project Initiation to Project Closeout;

  • Manage project documentation;

  • Create project status reports; and,

  • Upload key project documents

Commonwealth Technology Portfolio for Project Managers training materials:

Register for IT Project Manager Orientation, AITR or CTP Training

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