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Build Your Project Career in 2020

2020 is the time to build your skills, your CV and your career in project management.  Now is a good time for a career change to project management as the economy starts to move forward.

Your CV

Surveys confirm that getting a new job or your next contract role is helped by having the right certifications. Developing your knowledge will help develop your career opportunities.

Certifications are one thing that many HR departments and recruiters look for as a guide when considering new candidates. Of course, progression and finding a new role or contract depends on your personality, and competencies and your experience. Often it is difficult to get your skills and motivation across in a CV, and listing a relevant certification helps.

Nationwide

You can join any of our training courses from your home or workplace via the internet from right across New Zealand. We use the well established GoToTraining system. Or you can jooin our classroom courses in our Wellington training room.

Project Plus is NZ owned and managed.

Accredited Training Company

Project Plus provides training courses in the most popular project management certifications. We are accredited by APMG International® and by PeopleCert on behalf of AXELOS ™.  We help people develop their understanding and pass their exams in:

  • PRINCE2™
  • PRINCE2 Agile™
  • Managing Successful Programmes (MSP™)
  • Management of Portfolios (MoP™)
  • Better Business Cases™

The official manuals and exams are all included in our prices and can be booked from our website.

Self-Paced Online

If our classroom dates don’t suit you or you just don’t have the time to study with two, three or five days away from work, we can help you gain your certification through our self paced online study with online exams. We will soon publish details of the AgileBA®Foundation courses. You will have access to the online study material for 12 months and we courier the official hard copy manuals throughout New Zealand.

As well as PRINCE2, MSP, and Better Business Cases you can also study online to gain the APM certifications. APM is the UK based Association of Project Management. Managing Benefits™, AgilePM™ and Project Planning and Control™ are other specialist online certifications that you can study at your own pace.

Plan to get certified in 2020 now.

AXELOS, PRINCE2, PRINCE2 Agile, and MSP are trade marks of AXELOS Limited. All rights reserved. Better Business Cases is a trade mark of Her Majesty’s Treasury. All rights reserved. AgileBA, AgilePM, Managign Bnefits and Project Planning and Control are trade marks of The APM Group limited. All rights reserved.

Certificate in Project Coordination. Aug – Oct 2020

Project Plus continues to offer this certification to Project Coordinators who wish to build your specific skills and knowledge as part of your career development. This knowledge will help you to excel in your project coordination role and will set you up for the rest of your project career.

The certificate is gained by studying a combination of our Skills and Knowledge project management training courses and completing an online assessment.

The next combination of dates for these courses is

Mon 17 August                                    Project Coordination Skills

Mon and Tues 31 Aug / 1 Sept     Project Management Skills and Knowledge

Wed 2 September                             Project Planning and Control

Thurs 8 October                                Managing Multiple Priorities

Fri 9 October                                      Project Team Leadership

All of the above courses will be held in our training room on Level 1, Radio New Zealand House, 155 The Terrace, Wellington. Tel 04 495 9100

Tues and Wed 20 / 21 October        MS Project.

The MS Project course is booked through Project Plus and delivered by Ace Training in their office at 89 The Terrace, Wellington.

If you wish to register please email info@projectplus.co.nz and we will do the necessary confirming dates with you and sorting out an invoice for your organisation.

Please don’t forget to tell us if you have any special dietary requirements or preferences.

We continually review and update our course content and all courses are supported with full documentation. Our trainers are all accredited by PeopleCert to deliver PRINCE2™ and PRINCE2 Agile™ certification courses.

Details of three courses in the Certificate are detailed below.

Project Coordination Skills & Knowledge.

This one-day course is designed for people new or relatively new to project coordination or project administration. The course covers:

  • The roles and responsibilities of the Project Coordinator
  • How to manage scope change through change control processes
  • The role of the Project Coordinator as scheduler and cost controller
  • The importance of tracking risk and quality through maintaining registers
  • The importance of stakeholder management
  • Registers, report and minute taking

Project Management Skills & Knowledge

This two-day course is ideal for new Project Managers or Project Managers with no formal project management training and for managers or project team members who need to understand project management. This is our core “how to” project management course. The course equips participants with a set of tools immediately applicable in the workplace, taking you through the stages of a project. The course modules include roles and responsibilities, project initiation, planning, execution and closure.

Project Team Leadership Skills

This interactive People Skills training course provides insight and practical approaches to help you work well in a project team.

This course covers:

  • What makes a strong, diverse project team?
  • Leveraging power, relationships and emotional intelligence
  • The communication imperative
  • Managing conflict
  • Collaborative decision making
  • Project team closure

You will learn:

  • How to develop a strong and diverse project team
  • The importance of influencing skills and emotional intelligence
  • How to create effective communication plans
  • How to resolve project team conflict
  • Collaborative decision making and supporting tools to achieve this
  • How to run effective meetings
  • Closure processes for a project team

Project Plus is a private company owned and managed in New Zealand.

PRINCE2 and PRINCE2Agile are trade marks of Axelos Limited. All rights reserved.

Shaping Your Project Career

Project careers are shaped through participating in our project management training courses. We help shape the project careers of people across New Zealand especially when you gain a project management certification. It is a useful addition to your CV.

You can attend the most popular AXELOS© Best Practice courses with Project Plus. These include PRINCE2™, the new PRINCE2 Agile™, Managing Successful Programmes (MSP™) and Management of Portfolios (MoP™).

There are no special requirements to attend these Foundation courses – anyone can join although project management experience will help you gain the most from the training courses. You must pass the Foundation exam before you can sit the Practitioner exam. The exams are multiple choice and the Practitioner exams are “open book” using the official manual.

PRINCE2Agile is a new certification. Previous experience of PRINCE2 or working in a  PRINCE2 environment is useful but not necessary to gain value from attending this course or passing the exam. We provide good pre reading material.

All courses start with the three day Foundation course on the Monday to Wednesday and the exam is on the Wednesday. The Practitioner course is on the Thursday and Friday and the exam is on the Friday.

It is never too late to gain an internationally recognised  project management certification.

 

PRINCE2 

PRINCE2 Agile 

Managing Successful Programmes MSP

Management of Portfolios MoP 

We are offering a free Take2 option for these Practitioner exams for everyone who takes our combined Foundation and Practitioner training courses during March – June 2020.

Bookings can be made on our website either paying by credit card or by invoice.

Our Skills and Knowledge workshops are available year round.

If you are interested in joining a PMP / CAPM study group before June 2020 please email info@projectplus.co.nz

Our prices include the official manual and the exam. GST is excluded from the quoted price.

AXELOS, PRINCE2, PRINCE2Agile , MSP and MoP are trademarks of AXELOS Limited. All rights reserved.

Get accredited with PRINCE2™ Foundation and Practitioner

We offer PRINCE2 Foundation and Practitioner training courses in Wellington and Live Online, we offer a self paced online option and we can deliver this course in-house anywhere in New Zealand.

You can also join our PRINCE2 Agile™ classroom courses in Wellington or Live Online.  Full details of our training courses can be found by clicking here.

PRINCE2 is a process-based methodology for effective project management. PRINCE2 contains a complete set of concepts and project management processes, including:

  • Starting up a Project
  • Directing a Project
  • Initiating a Project
  • Controlling a Stage
  • Managing Product Delivery
  • Managing a Stage Boundary
  • Closing a Project

A PRINCE2 qualification is a great asset to you and will help gain recognition of your CV. The knowledge you gain studying for the certification exams will provide you with the skills to work on any project that uses the PRINCE2 framework. A 2016 AXELOS PRINCE2 survey found that 88% of certificate holders consider PRINCE2 to have been valuable to their career.

All PRINCE2 certification holders are entered in the official PRINCE2 Successful Candidate Register by PeopleCert, the sole provider of AXELOS examination and accreditation services. This register can be accessed online, making it easy to confirm the validity of your qualification. Project Plus is an Accredited Training Organisation. We are accredited by Peoplecert on behalf of AXELOS.

Our prices for online and classroom courses include all materials and the AXELOS exams which are managed by PeopleCert. Our classroom courses are fully catered with morning tea, afternoon tea and lunch to let you focus on your learning and understanding.

AXELOS, PRINCE2 and PRINCE2 Agile are trade marks of Axelos Limited. All rights reserved.

Project Management Training Courses in Wellington

 

Our project management training courses will help you to improve your project management skills and obtain certification. You can undertake your professional development throughout the year with courses and workshops in our Wellington training centre in our office on The Terrace. The training courses cover the PRINCE2™ and PRINCE2 Agile ™ project management certifications. We offer the main Managing Successful Programmes MSP™ and Better Business Cases ™ business case writing certification courses as well as Management of Portfolios (MoP™).

Certificate in Project Coordination.

Our Certificate in Project Coordination is sought after. This series of training workshops is appropriate for those new to project management as well as people with some experience.

In-house project management training.

We can deliver all of our courses and workshop for your teams in your own office and can tailor our delivery to include your own policies and procedures when appropriate. Our in-house workshops include our Project Governance Workshop which is really useful for leaders with little prior exposure to project management.

Further details can be found in the training section of this website. You can book our courses and workshops online. If you want more information please call us on 04 495 9100 or 09 524 2336. We would love to talk to you and answer any of your questions and help you to find out what training would best suit you.

PRINCE2, PRINCE2 Agile, MSP and MoP are trade marks of Axelos Limited. All rights reserved. Better Business Cases is a trade mark of Her Majesty’s Treasury. All rights reserved.