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Through case study and best-practice scenarios using the Project Management Institute's (PMI) PMBOK® Guide process, you will be given the tools that you need to take control of your projects. Case Study #2 Resolving Resource Conflicts Students will be given a project with tasks durations and links. This course is designed for anyone who manages projects using Microsoft Project 2010 and has a basic understanding of the principles of project management, including project managers, project ...

 

At AMA's online Microsoft Project seminar, you'll interact with an experienced certified project manager on how to turn this software's powerful features into time-saving, stress-reducing, productivity-boosting benefits for your projects. Note: Note: Have your computers loaded with Microsoft Project Standard or Professional 2013. (This virtual class will only use Microsoft Project 2013 and will not discuss earlier versions.

 

This course is packed with hands-on labs to teach you everything you need to know to implement BI solutions using Excel Services, SQL Reporting Services, Analysis Services, PerformancePoint, Power View, PowerPivot, and other web parts and tools that are part of the SharePoint platform. Database managers, project managers, business analysts, business intelligence architects and consultants and SharePoint developers and administrators with a basic understanding of the SharePoint interface and ...

 

Communicating data and the story of what that data means has become increasingly important in recent years. As attention spans decrease and the amounts of quantitative information increase, it is crucial to be able to visualize your data for your audiences in the most clear and effective ways possible. In this course, you will learn the fundamentals and best practices of data visualization techniques, as well as hands-on approaches to using Microsoft Excel and PowerPoint to present your data ...

 

The unique challenges women face in business make the effective use of assertiveness techniques essential for survival and advancement. AMA's assertiveness training for women gives you the opportunity to practice fundamental assertiveness skills and to share your concerns with other women in a supportive and encouraging learning environment. Female business professionals who want to strengthen their assertiveness techniques, alleviate weaknesses, and improve their communication skills as they...

 

In this hands-on seminar, you’ll delve into the critical components of forecasting and build forecasts that help power the operations, finance, production, and planning functions in your organization. You’ll master the key components and skills to create forecasts and learn to translate and appraise the forecasts of others. In addition, you’ll understand how to interpret the meaning of any forecast, whether it’s your own company’s or that of the competition.

 

Are you tired of being under constant pressure to make the right number-based decisions for your organization? Using Excel as the main tool, this seminar goes beyond the qualitative side of data analysis to explore proven quantitative tools and methods for analyzing, interpreting, and utilizing data, so that more informed and reliable business decisions can be made. All busines professionals who need the basic tools to quantitatively and accurately analyze the mountains of data that come ...

 

Despite years of advances in both legal and corporate policy, many qualified women don’t get the jobs they want. Misperceptions, stereotypes and misplaced emotions on the part of either sex can still sabotage a woman’s career hopes—unless she takes a more strategic approach to her career. This hands-on course shows you how to strategically use your strengths and abilities—your competitive edge—while mastering your emotions in even the most unwelcoming atmosphere.

 

This program contains the most up-to-date knowledge for Corporate Financial Planners & Analysts using the AFP FP&A Learning System. Corporate financial professionals who want to prepare for and increase their chances of passing the Corporate Financial Planning & Analysis Certification exam. Note: Prerequisite: Basic knowledge of financial analysis, budgeting, forecasting and financial modeling, as well as Excel skills.

 

In this hands-on course, you will cover a variety of analytics tools, such as histograms, ANOVA analysis, A/B testing, Pareto analysis, clustering, box plots, scatter diagrams, partitioning, unstructured text analysis, and multivariate regression analysis. As long as you have a basic understanding of spreadsheets, you will learn how to manipulate complex data sets so you can gain insights that are not possible with common business intelligence techniques. Business professionals looking for ...

 

The emphasis is not on how to compare budgets to actuals for variances, but how to accurately predict costs, whether for budgets, projects or new product development. You’ll learn best practices for researching inflation, demand and the overall pricing of expenses. Get these valuable skills and you’ll be better equipped to minimize the impact of unexpected and unforeseen expenses.

 

Schawbel found that while Gen Y is more optimistic, Gen Z is realistic and has a strong sense of career management, philanthropy and entrepreneurship. Dan Schawbel is the Managing Partner of Millennial Branding, a Gen Y research and consulting firm. He serves as one of Randstad’s primary media spokespersons, with coverage spanning Atlanta Business Chronicle, Atlanta Journal-Constitution, Forbes, NPR, and FOX Business, among others.

 

This research reveals the cognitive characteristics or strengths found in successful people by job title, department and industry. High-performers in different fields are endowed with different strengths in their respective Executive Skill sets. Chuck Martin will explain how you can determine your inherent strengths and how knowing those strengths can actually help you determine the right career path for you.

 

In this Webcast, Cisco Senior Vice President Inder Sidhu challenges conventional wisdom, drawing on the experiences of Cisco and other organizations, to illustrate how the key to decision-making and business success is “doing both”: taking on two seemingly opposing activities and leveraging each for the benefit of the other. Inder Sidhu is Senior Vice President of Strategy and Planning for Worldwide Operations at Cisco. From 2006 to 2010, he co-led Cisco’s Emerging Countries Council, ...

 

Dan Schawbel is the Managing Partner of Millennial Branding, a Gen Y research and consulting firm. He is a columnist at both TIME and Forbes, and has been featured in over 1,000 media outlets, such as Wired Magazine, PBS Nightly Business Report, “The Willis Report” on Fox Business, and ELLE magazine. He’s spoken at Google, NBC Universal, McGraw-Hill, Harvard Business School, MIT, Time Warner, IBM, and CitiGroup and was named to the Inc. Magazine 30 Under 30 List in 2010, the Forbes ...

 

John Baldoni John Baldoni is an internationally recognized leadership consultant, speaker, and author of seven books, including Lead by Example, The AMA Handbook of Leadership, and Lead Your Boss. Kurt W. Mortensen is one of America’s leading authorities on persuasion, negotiation, and influence. Kurt has spent 15 years researching persuasion, negotiation, and motivational psychology, and he teaches on the university level. Kurt is the author of Persuasion IQ and the best-selling book, ...

 

Even if you already know how to apply basic formulas, you’ll discover how to take your data validation and analysis to an advanced level using the extensive array of tools built into Excel. So attend and expand your analytical capabilities as you master the power of formulas and functions; add a whole new level of depth and analysis to your worksheets! Taylor is author of Teach Yourself Microsoft Excel 2000 and coauthor of six books on using spreadsheet software.

 

PowerPoint expert Rick Altman will help you amp up your presentations to captivate your attendees and improve your professional credibility. Altman covers all aspects of giving a presentation, including message crafting, slide design, and software technique. He came to presentations through graphic design, having worked with the Corel products throughout the 1980s and 1990s and hosted the CorelWorld User Conference for three decades. He is the author of the book Why Most PowerPoint ...

 

Shawn Achor is the winner of over a dozen distinguished teaching awards at Harvard University, where he delivered lectures in the most popular class at Harvard. In 2009 alone, Shawn was invited to lecture in 36 different countries on how positive psychology can raise happiness and performance. His work received attention in the Wall Street Journal, the New York Times, Forbes, and BusinessWeek. He is the author of The Happiness Advantage: The Seven Principles of Positive Psychology That Fuel ...

 

It demonstrates a wealth of specific tips, tricks and shortcuts the pros use to unlock the power of Excel's powerful time-saving features! Dennis Taylor is an author and highly-respected computer trainer and facilitator, specializing in Excel. Taylor is author of Teach Yourself Microsoft Excel 2000 and coauthor of six books on using spreadsheet software.