We facilitate real impact through small groups working on actual problems which—with Caltech coaching and structure—grow individuals, teams, and organizations to adapt to new challenges. You will develop new mindsets, technology skills, and leadership capacity to master the complex issues that challenge your organization today.
Caltech CTME’s instructors bring extensive, real-world project management experience into the classroom, enabling them to teach up-to-the-minute project management tools. Aspiring business leaders get hands-on opportunities to apply newly acquired project management tools and receive direct feedback from instructors.
Some of the benefits participants discover:
- Evaluate your personal mindset regarding change
- Identify the impacts of change – personal, project, organizational
- Use presentation techniques that wow your audience
- Use storytelling to enhance the richness of your presentations
- Understand the operations and key processes of the supply chain
- Develop executable requirements and recognize hidden dangers in specifications, statements of work and contractual terms and conditions
- Establish priorities among multiple projects (even working with multiple supervisors!)
Delegate appropriately while maintaining control and ensuring you stay on plan
With a FlexCert certificate for Advanced Project Management, you are empowered with personalization. Choose from 10 short courses, and complete only five to obtain a Caltech certificate that fits your specific goals. You can select topics most relevant to your career, learn at a pace that suits your lifestyle, and develop skills that align with your professional goals. This flexibility and choice enable you to tailor your education to your needs, creating a truly unique learning experience from Caltech CTME.
Project Rescue & Recovery
This course will help you recognize the signs of impending project failure and take effective actions to resolve problems, re-plan, and re-negotiate stakeholder expectations.
Managing Supplier Performance
This course focuses on strategies and techniques using agile principles to managing project suppliers and supply chains, including general procurement, subcontracts, and vendors.
Critical Communications: Storytelling & Presentations
Learn techniques for motivating and persuading your professional colleagues and customers in presentations and status reports. The course emphasizes techniques and exercises to overcome anxiety, define message content, control your voice and physical presence, and energize your presentations.
Leading Organizational Change
Change management requires many skillsets: anticipating an organizational need, creating a vision, enabling, managing and sustaining the change. This course enables you to enhance your personal leadership style in a changing environment.
Predictability & Flexibility: Juggling Multiple Projects
This course demonstrates proven methodologies and techniques for successfully managing concurrent projects. Learn how to navigate complexity, eliminate bureaucracy, avoid over-committing, and set expectations in different role and scope situations.
Managing New Product Development
This course will discuss tools and methods designed for the new product development (NPD) environment, including concept exploration, business case identification, customer needs analysis and requirements development. Modern techniques such as agile development, lean thinking, and rapid prototyping are presented.
Leading Effective Projects
This course examines effective leadership principles and presents practical methods for decision-making, conflict management, communications, and team development. The focus is on identifying and enhancing your personal skillset based on systems thinking perspectives.
Agile Techniques for Project Management
This is a highly interactive course that leverages real-world examples from Scrum, Lean, Kanban, and other Agile methods. Participants will work in teams to experience and apply Agile to the course exercises.
This program is designed for technical professionals and senior practitioners aspiring to achieve advanced levels of expertise, take effective and transformative action, inspire others and communicate with clarity.
While there are no prerequisites, participants should have at least five years of experience managing projects.
- Project managers
- Business analysts
- Technical professionals
Flexible features: Choose from 10 short courses, and complete only five to obtain a Caltech certificate that fits your specific needs.
Fee: $1310 for each course. Payment is due (or credit card charged) on the Friday before the course's first day.
Hours and Credits: Participants will earn 16 Professional Development Units (PDUs) or 1.6 Continuing Education Units (CEUs) for each two-day course attended. The PDUs may be applied by PMI Project Management Professionals (PMP®) towards their maintenance of certification under the PMI Continuing Certification Requirements Program.
Grading: These courses are based on a Pass/Fail grading system.