SeminarsWorld Topics

SeminarsWorld is a collection of small group, in-person training courses held in cities across the United States and immediately following PMI® EMEA Congress. SeminarsWorld offers more than 60 seminars across a variety of subject areas that range in length from one to four days. The workshops are designed to meet individual and organizational needs.

Business Skill Enhancement

Deepen your understanding of the techniques and skills needed to effectively manage in-person or virtual teams, drive sound decisions, leverage problem-solving skills and influencing for success. Strong negotiation and conflict management can shift a team from good to great. These hands-on workshops will provide insights to help you approach your work in a meaningful way for both project teams and project management teams

  • CONFLICT MANAGEMENT: Handling, controlling and guiding a conflictual situation to achieve a resolution.
  • DECISION-MAKING TECHNIQUES: Techniques used to select a course of action from different alternatives
  • NEGOTIATION: The processes and activities needed to resolving disputes through consultations between involved parties.

Communication and Presentation Skills

Position yourself as a bridge builder by effectively communicating across business lines and cultural differences to a global workforce ensuring clarity and alignment of messages. Effective leaders know how to effectively communicate with and adapt to their audience. Enhance your image and learn to deliver impressive presentations in these seminars.

Leadership Development

From science to practice, leadership styles are individual and must be tailored to your style and based on the needs of your team. Select the leadership course to most effectively build your inherent qualities and strengths.

Project Management/Business Analysis

A Guide to the Project Management Body of Knowledge (PMBOK® Guide) along with practice guides, including Requirements Management: A Practice Guide, provides practitioners with clear guidance on the tasks and techniques around specific types of projects. These seminars are designed to build knowledge across the fundamental practices needed to achieve organizational results and excellence in the practice of project management and business analysis.

  • AGILE: A term used to describe a mindset of values and principles as set forth in the Agile Manifesto
  • AGILE LIFE CYCLE: An approach that is both iterative and incremental to refine work items and deliver frequently
  • BENEFITS REALIZATION: The successful integration of the change into business as usual
  • CHANGE MANAGEMENT: A comprehensive, cyclic and structured approach for transitioning individuals, groups and organizations from a current state to a future state with intended business benefits
  • COMPLEXITY: A characteristic of a program or project or its environment, which is difficult to manage due to human behavior, system behavior and ambiguity
  • REQUIREMENTS MANAGEMENT: Requirements management encompasses the tasks of establishing a requirements baseline and maintaining traceability, change control and configuration management
  • RESOURCE OPTIMIZATION TECHNIQUE: A technique in which activity start and finish dates are adjusted to balance the demand for resources with the available supply
  • RISK MITIGATION: A risk response strategy whereby the project team acts to decrease the probability of occurrence or impact of a threat
  • STAKEHOLDER ENGAGEMENT: The strategies and actions required to promote productive involvement of stakeholders in project or program decision-making and execution

Strategic Application and Governance

In today’s ever-changing and complex world, understanding how, why and when to apply a variety of approaches will be the roadmap to success. Solid understanding of methodologies along with creativity will be the roadmap for tomorrow’s leaders. 

  • PORTFOLIO MANAGEMENT: The centralized management of one or more portfolios to achieve strategic objectives. See also program management and project management.
  • PROGRAM MANAGEMENT: The application of knowledge, skills and principles to a program to achieve the program objectives and to obtain benefits and control not available by managing program components individually.
  • PROJECT MANAGEMENT: The application of knowledge, skills, tools and techniques to project activities to meet the project requirements. See also portfolio management and program management
  • PROJECT MANAGEMENT OFFICE (PMO): A management structure that standardizes the project-related governance processes and facilitates the sharing of resources, methodologies, tools and techniques.

Strategic Planning and Implementation

Set yourself apart from your peers by demonstrating your ability to implement strategy and ensuring organizational alignment. These courses will introduce concepts for you to customize to meet organizational needs.