Learning 200H

2018 Spring Registration Open Now!

Class Description

Welcome to the Spring PMP Prep Course.  Prior to signing up for this class, please verify you have met the requirements to sit in for the exam on https://www.pmi.org/certifications/processThis class is intended for people who are committed to a career in project management and aspire to take the Project Management Professional (PMP) Certification Exam conducted by the Project Management Institute (www.pmi.org). The Class will cover each section of the Project Management Body of Knowledge (PMBOK) Guide, on which the PMP Certification exam is based. Additionally, students will learn study and preparation tips, complete practice questions, and interact with their peers and PMP Certified instructors.

The instructors are PMP Certified volunteers from the Madison/South Central Wisconsin chapter who bring real-life experiences and project management knowledge to the area(s) that they present.

Earn 35 CEUs (Contact Hours)


Time Track Learner's Permit Commercial Driver’s License Defensive Driving Changing Lanes
7:15 AM Registration Breakfast  
8:00 AM PMI Opening Remarks  
8:15 AM Opening Keynote Leading People in a Warp Speed World
Chris Clark Epstein 
9:15 AM Break Break
9:30 AM Workshop 1 Pragmatic Project Management: Building a Project Schedule for Success
David Pratt
What Are the 4 Key Variables to Project Failure?  Surprising Research on How to Measure the Health of Your Project
Scott Converse
Ethics and Effective Leadership
Jack Christ
Lean Six Sigma and Project Management – Natural Partners for Improving Organizational Performance
Robin Gates
10:30 AM Break Break
10:45 AM Workshop 2 The Indispensable Project Manager
Frank Saladis
Relative Estimation: A Quick, Cheap & Empirical Approach to Estimation
Erik Weber
I Haven't Got Time for the Pain (Spotlighting Solutions for Conflict)
Chris Clark Epstein
Four Core Models for Scoping Requirements 
Roxanne Miller
11:45 AM Lunch Network Lunch/Network
12:30 PM Lunch Keynote Donald Driver - Keynote Speaker
From Homeless to Hero: Overcoming Obstacles and Accepting Challenges to Achieve Success
1:30 PM Break Break
1:45 PM Workshop 3 Everything I Wish I Knew About Project Management When Starting MyCareer
Randall Englund
Thinking Positive About Risk Management
Frank Saladis
Eliminating Needless Meetings
Robert Lord
Agility with Scrum: 101
Erik Weber
2:45 PM Break Break
3:00 PM Workshop 4 Rescuing My Project
Gloria Green
PMO: What Does Great Look Like
Dave Melbye
Leading with Intent:  Pillars of Leadership and Growth
Michael Charles
The New Project Leadership Model: The Promise of the PM/BA Partnership in a Complex World
Kathleen Haas
4:00 PM Door Prize awards        
4:15 PM Closing        

Careers in Project Management Webinar
Presented by members of the Project Management Institute (PMI) Madison-South Central, WI Chapter
Tuesday, April 8, 2014 - 7-8 PM Central


Attention Students:  Do you get excited about completing projects, small or large, and leading people to meet a common goal? Join local project management professionals to learn how a career in project management can play on your leadership and organizational skills and interests. You will walk away with a better understanding of what project management is, the project management career path, and how you can prepare yourself now to get involved in the field. Please bring questions for open Q&A.


Please register for the webinar here:


After registering, you will receive a confirmation email containing information about joining the webinar.

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