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Project Management Courses

PM Courses For Every Stage Of Your Journey

  • Achieve Certification.Earn credentials to prove you’re ready to meet the demands of projects and employers across the globe.
  • Master the Basics.Our beginner courses will teach you the essential skills you need to successfully execute projects.
  • Expand Your Capabilities.Our intermediate courses give you training and advice to your application of project management skills.
  • Prepare for Complexity.Our advanced courses can help experience your next breakthrough!

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Project Management Courses2022-06-08T14:08:00-05:00

Real Interaction, Real Results.

Highly Interactive

Whether in-person or virtual, you’ll see, hear, and speak to your instructor and fellow participants throughout the event, in both large and small group discussions.

Limited Class Size

Class size is limited to allow for rich discussion, reflection, and practice throughout the course. Get immediate in-class feedback on the skills as you practice them.

Expert Support

Our courses are taught by highly experienced facilitators with broad industry experience, so they can speak directly to your unique challenges and experience level.

Project Management Institute ATP

Earn Your PMP® Certification

Designed with busy professionals in mind, Persimmon’s PMI-approved PMP exam prep training program

gives you all the support you need to pass the exam the first time!

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Beginner Courses

Master the Basics

Straight Talk from a PMP® Coach (Webinar)

Your Questions Answered to Pass the Exam the First Time

Join Sara Gallagher, PMP Coach and PMBOK Contributor for a free webinar where she'll share her expertise and insight into what it takes to pass the PMP® exam—the first time.

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1 hour Webinar:

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Project Management Essentials

Knock Your Next Project Out of the Park!

Are you ready to make a BIG impact at work? Your next project could be a real opportunity for you and your team to shine! Unfortunately, too many professionals have never been given the essential toolkit needed to execute business projects successfully.

Persimmon's Project Management Essentials course will teach you our signature approach to truly effective project management.

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In-person Course:

December 6, 2022Zoom8:30 AM - 12:30 PM CTCapacity Limited
PDUs:10.5CEUs:10.5PMP® Contact Hours:10.5

Agile for the Uninitiated

How Agile Principles Can Take Your Team's Performance to the Next Level

Curious about Agile? It's not just for software developers anymore. Project teams across many industries are turning to agile frameworks to get the right work done well.

This course will teach you the basics of agile: where it came from, what it looks like, and how individuals and teams are using its principles to improve the way they work and deliver projects.

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Virtual or In-Person:

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PDUs:7CEUs:7PMP® Contact Hours:7

Intermediate Courses

Expand Your Capabilities

Thinking Strategically

How to Resist the Circle of Habit and Generate Breakthroughs for Your Team

Thinking strategically is critical for moving organizations forward, and yet 96% of leaders report they are too busy reacting to day-to-day management issues to think strategically (HBR). Designed and facilitated by seasoned business leaders, this virtual course will teach you to resist the pull of your routines so you can ask the right questions, spark innovation, navigate uncertainty, and take advantage of strategic opportunities.

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One-Day Virtual Course:

November 10, 2022The Persimmon Group8:30 AM - 4:30 PM CTCapacity Limited
PDUs:7CEUs:7

Advanced Courses

Prepare for Complexity

PMP Exam Prep (Virtual)

Pass Your PMP Exam in Five Weeks

Designed with busy professionals in mind, Persimmon's PMI-approved PMP exam prep training program gives you all the support you need to pass the exam the first time.

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Five Week Virtual Series:

August 2, 2022Zoom8:30 AM - 4:00 PM CTCapacity Limited
PMP® Contact Hours:35

Stakeholder Relationship Management

How to Influence People for Better Project Results

No matter what kind of work you do, relationships with people are essential to doing it. The good news is that there are targeted tools and techniques that can help you effectively build and develop these relationships, whether you are an introvert or an extrovert, a project leader or an operations manager, right-brained or left-brained! This two-day workshop will focus on helping you learn and practice these skills in a discussion-rich environment, with case studies to help you practice new skills and techniques.

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Two-Day Course:

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PDUs:14CEUs:14PMP® Contact Hours:14

Risk Management

How to Safeguard Your Project from Threats

Every project faces potentially damaging risks. But when proactive leadership, a skilled project manager can reduce or even eliminate these threats. This course uses interactive and hands-on exercises to guide participants through the application of project risk management.

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One-Day Class:

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PDUs:7CEUs:7PMP® Contact Hours:7

Meet Some of Our Facilitators

  • Awesome Interaction.“The interaction between attendees was awesome. The class was definitely not boring...and very informative!”Andy C.Laredo Petroleum
  • Approachable.“This has been the only project management course I could actually follow and implement step by step in a real context. Love the simplicity and not diving in too much technicality.”Paola L.
  • 5 stars!“I took this course as a refresher, not thinking I'd hear anything new, but I was wrong. I'd highly advise anyone who works on projects to view this course. 5 stars!”Theresa White
  • Immediately Actionable.“I appreciated walking away with actionable items that I can immediately implement to improve my team and myself.”Brittany L.
  • Real Life Learning.“Practical, with templates. Not overbaked and academic. Real life project management for non-project managers.”Tanya P.

FAQ’S

What is a virtual Persimmon event like?2021-08-27T18:21:38-05:00

We know you’ll love our virtual learning experiences! Just like a physical classroom, you’ll see and speak to your instructor, participate in discussions and small group activities, and follow along in a writable PDF workbook so you can take notes and reference them later.

Your instructor will also be available to you between sessions and after the course to answer questions, PLUS you’ll get access to electronic copies of all the documents we recommend you use to keep your projects on track.

What platform do you use for virtual courses?2021-08-27T18:20:33-05:00

The Persimmon Group uses Zoom for all learning events, with multiple security protocols in place to ensure a safe and private event. Zoom allows you to participate on the web (without downloading additional software) if desired.

Do I have to have the title “project manager” to benefit from the classes?2021-08-02T06:06:57-05:00

Absolutely not! Our beginner’s and intermediate courses are designed with a wide variety of professionals in mind. However, our advanced classes are tailored to professional project managers with at least 5 years of experience.

Do you offer custom project management training?2021-08-02T06:07:29-05:00

Yes. Persimmon recognizes that not every organization is the same. That’s why we love working with our customers to develop and build custom Project Management courses to address your unique needs. We design instructor-led, live virtual, and self-paced eLearning in a variety of project management domains.

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