Individuals and organizations alike have realized that to succeed in today’s business world, they should be practicing project management. Whether as a professional in a project manager role, or a company aiming for competitiveness, profitability and longevity, it has been established that PM knowledge, skills, and the ability to apply it are critical components. Thus, there has been an increasing interest and demand for project management training. However, each individual, organization, and project has its unique requirements. The Corporate Education Group is an expert in providing training solutions that address the specific challenges of their clients.
Introducing Corporate Education Group
Founded in 1987, the Corporate Education Group (CEG) has been providing tailored solutions that are relevant, actionable and practical for each of their clients. Originally called the Boston University Corporate Education Center, it has focused for nearly 25 years its corporate training and consulting services on the areas of project management, business analysis, process improvement, leadership, people management, and professional certification. It is in alliance with Duke University Management Training in its certificate program offerings. CEG is a Charter Global REP for the PMI. It is also an Accredited Training Organization by the APMG for PRINCE2 training and certification. In addition, it is also an Endorsed Education Provider by the IIBA.
Project Management Training
The Corporate Education Group has comprehensive PM training solutions that will address the needs of individuals looking to enhance their skills as well as of organizations aiming to manage their projects more efficiently. CEG has various PM training delivery methods such as through a traditional classroom on an open-enrollment basis, on a virtual instructor-led classroom, or through on-demand self-paced, online training. It also offers complimentary live and on-demand hour-long webinars presented by subject matter experts about relevant topics in PM and other program areas.
CEG’s traditional classroom project management courses range from the fundamentals to the advanced. For the fundamentals, for example, it offers the 2-day PM for Everyone course, which is a non-technical approach to PM introduction. The course provides the participants practical skills which enable them to manage the different aspects of the project and increase team performance through effective communication skills. Other basic courses include Principles & Techniques of PM, Concepts of PM, and PM Fundamentals, among others.
An example of an intermediate course is the 3-day Managing Your Project and Its Stakeholders course. One advanced course is the 3-day Advanced Project Planning and Control. Other leadership-related PM courses include the Leadership and Communication Skills and also the Facilitation Skills. It also has the five-day PMP Prep Fast Track program to help participants master the PMBOK 5th Edition and prepare them to take the PMP exam. There are many other courses in every level.
PM Certificate Programs
The Corporate Education Group also has certificate programs they offer to individuals who want to seriously demonstrate their commitment to their profession. For example, the Project Management Certificate Program can be taken either by a 10-day traditional classroom course or a 60-hour virtual instructor-led course. It will provide the participants the skills in managing projects of different sizes and seeing them through the whole project life cycle. It caters to a diverse audience such as beginning project managers, experienced team members, and PMP exam takers, among others. Other certificate programs include Certificate for Applied PM, PM Advanced Certificate Program, and a 108-hour duration self-paced, online Certificate in Project Management.
Collaborating with Clients for Optimized Performance
Professionals and organizations who decide to take CEG courses can get hold also of their other resources such as white papers, articles, tools, templates, checklists, webinars, invitation to events, and career resources. Aside from project management, the Corporate Education Group trainers are also experts on other program areas such as business analysis and the IIBA’s BABOK, process improvement, leadership, and people management. They also offer consulting services such as assessments, competency modeling, coaching solutions, focus groups and other professional services that determine and address the learning and development needs of the client. They can be reached on Twitter or Facebook.