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MSPROJECT 2010 LEVEL 1 May 6, 2014 9:00 am - 4:00 pm; CG2-CTTC Instructor: Ameriteach Trainer Learn to create and manage projects using Microsoft Project. Topics include: Project Management Concepts, Tools, Navigating MSProject, Creating files; Tasks: Task lists and durations, Modifying, Inserting/deleting tasks, Work Breakdown Structure; Scheduling Tasks: Task links, Lead/lag time, Task relationships, Recurring tasks, Diagrams, Duration, Milestones, Constraints; Managing resources: Calendars, Resource pools, Assigning Tasks, Cost tables; Views and tables; Filtering, grouping, sorting; Finalizing Tasks, Schedules plans, Resource conflicts; Tracking Progress; Project Statistics; Formatting, Reporting, Printing; Using Macros; Customizing; Managing Multiple: Linking, filters, sharing resources. COACHING FOR PERFORMANCE EFFECTIVENESS: Strategies for Supervisors May 7, 2014 8:30 am - 12:00 pm; ML Damon Room Instructor: Peggy Penberthy Develop a framework for understanding the coaching process, management/ employee roles and responsibilities, and skills involved in coaching that encourages high performance. Coaching: What? Who? Why? and How? Coach’s model; Analyzing gaps and opportunities; Face to face dialogue; Practical applications and putting it to work. BACK SAFETY May 13, 2014 10:00 am - 12:00 pm; ML Chapman Room Instructor: Bob Wiley Learn ergonomically correct ways to lift, push, and pull objects. This workshop is interactive and will problem solve any lifting concerns. The physiology and anatomy of the low back; Leading causes of back injury; Body Mechanics used during lifting; pushing, and pulling; Exercises for the low back. KEEPING SAFE ONLINE @ WORK, HOME, AND PLAY (L/L Seminar) May 15, 2014 11:30 am - 12:30 pm; FL2-1001 Instructor: Steve Beaty Phishing. Malware. Stolen identities. These are just a few of the concerns you can have about being online these days. Learn how and why these attacks are launched, guidelines to protect yourself at work, and strategies to help keep you and your family safe online at home or on the road. Topics include: Types of malware and social engineering. Keeping your desktops and portable devices safe. Who and what can you trust in a very-connected world? Good passwords and how to keep them safe. Q&A PROJECT MANAGEMENT II: Intermediate/Advanced May 21, 2014 9:00 am - 4:00 pm; ML - Fleischman Board Room Instructor: Randy Law This course provides a project management framework and advanced tools and techniques to help participants initiate, plan, manage, control and close projects effectively. Topics: Identifying and managing key stakeholders; Estimating and budgeting; Managing risk; Staffing the project; Managing changes and issues; Understanding earned value, budget, staffing and schedule management; Project performance/variance reporting; Quality assurance and controls methods; Vendor selection and management; Interpersonal skills for effective project management; Balancing demands and resources; Project document management; Project management tools; Identifying and measuring benefits; Governance of programs and projects. Bring your calculators!