Go from data novice to data expert in this 60-hour project-based course. You will learn and apply basic data analysis tools including data mining and visualization. Learn Python including its advanced data analysis tools. This bootcamp is designed to help you whether you are considering a career in data, work in a context where supervisors are looking to you for data insights, or you just have some burning questions you want to explore. No prior experience is required. By the end you will have mastered statistical methods to conduct original research to inform complex decisions.
Prerequisites: Computer Basics, File Management Skills or equivalent experience. Software/hardware requirements for this class are Anaconda/Jupyter Notebook with Python and R installed. To learn more about installing the software visit https://www.anaconda.com/products/individual#Downloads. This course is in partnership with Montgomery Community College. Knowledge of MS Excel and Statistical concepts recommended. Hybrid - Remote lectures on Zoom and independent labs
Without a dynamic and coherent presentation, even stellar ideas can fail to convince your audience. In this course, you will learn active listening skills to facilitate the exchange of ideas in meetings and presentations. You will also organize your ideas to create coherent and convincing oral presentations, while also utilizing available visual aids and using public-speaking techniques to strengthen your delivery. You will also prepare strategies for business meetings and learn to conduct meetings efficiently. Senior adult and disabled retiree course fee waivers apply. Transcript available.
The Project Management Institute’s Agile Certified Practitioner (PMI-ACP®) program creates an industry-standard for applying agile principles and practices to project management. The PMI-ACP® certification is a comprehensive evaluation of the applicant’s knowledge and experience. This course will provide you with classroom learning and practice tests to prepare you for the exam. Guidance on completing the application and a study plan are provided. This course satisfies the 21-training hour prerequisite.
Tues. - Thur.
8:00 AM - 5:00 PM
This is an online course using Zoom
Tues. - Thur.
8:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Hosted on GoToMeeting, email invite 1 day prior to start
The objective of Project Management Executive Overview is to introduce the student to project management best practices involved in properly initiating, planning, executing, controlling, and closing a project. This course is designed demonstrate the business value of project management and stresses the need for proper initiating and planning of projects to minimize rework, meet expectations, and execute and manage projects using a standardized approach.
Attending this comprehensive course will provide you with what you need to know to pass the Project Management Institute’s PMP® or CAPM® Certification Exam. At the conclusion of the course, you will be able to understand the concepts and vocabulary of project management from the perspective of the PMBOK® Guide - Sixth Edition. Additional topics include defining the roles of key project stakeholders; creating a WBS and describing its value as an essential document used in project planning; explaining earned value analysis; and performing earned value calculations. The course is taught by a PMI Registered Education Provider (PMI R.E.P.) The provider has been approved by PMI to issue professional development units (PDUs) for the course. Senior adult and disabled retiree tuition waivers apply. Transcript available.
This course introduces the students to basic risk assessment and management concepts that can be applied directly to their projects. Using a discussion and exercise format, the students will learn risk management following the foundation provided in the Guide to the Project Management Body of Knowledge (PMBOK® Guide) established by the Project Management Institute (PMI). Student will perform a risk assessment using project data from a project of their choosing. Upon completing the class students will understand all aspects of risk assessment including risk management planning, risk identification, qualitative and quantitative risk analysis, risk response planning, and implementing and monitoring risks.
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