Courses

Participants will learn negotiation skills and how to select the most cost-effective and least intrusive ADR method to achieve the most positive result for both parties. Course is 7 weeks. $995


October 18, 2021 to December 3, 2021, 01:00am, LEGAL STUDIES
Foundations of Project Management Introduces attendees to the essentials of project management. It approaches project management from the standpoint of managing a single, stand-alone project that is small to medium in size. The course takes attendees through the project life cycle in the same sequence they would face when managing a real project in the workplace. Topics covered include the product and project life cycles, including initiation, planning, executing, controlling, and closing. Subject areas addressed include the project charter, creating a WBS, Network Diagramming, finalizing the project plan, scope management, stakeholder identification, cost management, scheduling and schedule management, and change control.
Take all seven classes in the Project Management series for a discounted rate. To receive the discount add all seven classes to your shopping cart and apply the discount "ALL7".


September 29, 2021 to October 18, 2021, 06:00pm, Online
Join us as we approach the holidays with the tradition of wreath making with an eye toward new and exciting designs. Feel free to use the ornaments provided or bring your own ornaments and we will design a wreath to match your holiday decor. Share this class with a friend or two and begin your holiday celebration in style. You can also enjoy an array of holiday treats compliments of CWT. Instructor: L. Smith


Saturday, December 4, 2021, 01:00pm, CWT 14
This course introduces attendees to the essentials of agile project management. Topics covered include when, how, and where to employ agile, with particular emphasis on agile planning, agile estimating techniques, and agile execution. Subject areas addressed include various agile frameworks (including Scrum), user stories, the history of agile, sprints, retrospectives, requirements, common agile misconceptions, and agile as it pertains to the organization


February 2-14, 2022, 10:00am, Remote - Zoom
A unique basket weaving technique using the branches of the Norfolk Island Pine Tree, giving the impression of braided leather. Using waxed cord, the branches are stitched in place as they spiral outward from a decorative center.Course fee is 49.00. (materials included in the course fee)


Thursday, October 7, 2021, 01:00pm, CWT 14
Are you unsure if you are prepared for retirement?  This class will provide students with "How-To" Strategies for a more comfortable retirement.  Students will gain confidence in their financial decision making by being more informed on the topics that impact their retirement.  The workbook is included in class fees. 


October 12-14, 2021, 06:00pm, Remote - Zoom
Competition around precious organizational resources and funding means that project managers need to be ever-cognizant of the importance of efficiently managing and spending organization's funds. Effective project cost control allows for more effective utilization of these resources and also establishes accountability and justification of project financial needs. This course covers the basics of project estimating, budgeting, financial justification and cost control for projects. Key topics addressed include the processes and techniques for cost management planning, estimating, budgeting and control. Another key topic is earned value management, a technique commonly employed on larger projects to track progress and performance. Terminology, processes and definitions, where appropriate follow the Project Management Institute's (PMI®) Guide to the Project Management Body of Knowledge (PMBOK® Guide).
Take all seven classes in the Project Management series for a discounted rate. To receive the discount add all seven classes to your shopping cart and apply the discount "ALL7".


November 17, 2021 to December 6, 2021, 06:00pm, Online
Project leadership involves the understanding and alignment to organizational strategy and vision. This course will discuss the strategic planning process at both the oranizational and project level. In today's matrix and cross-functional environments, project managers and team members often face the challenge of gaining commitment and cooperation of individuals outside their authority. You will gain knowledge about your own influencing style and how to improve your influence skills, especially in situations where you have no positional authority. You may also be required to frequently cooperate and communicate across functions, distance and cultures. Core skills for accomplishing this, and all the other topics, will be taught with case studies, exercises and discussion. Terminology, processes and definitions, where appropriate follow the Project Management Institute's (PMI®) Guide to the Project Management Body of Knowledge (PMBOK® Guide). This is a virtual class. Within 5 days of registration, you will receive an email from the instructor containing links to the virtual classroom. You will need a stable internet connection, and will log in at the same time each week, and receive live instruction.
Take all seven classes in the Project Management series for a discounted rate. To receive the discount add all seven classes to your shopping cart and apply the discount "ALL7".


January 5-17, 2022, 06:00pm, Remote Zoom
Prerequisite: All 6 of the PM courses. Finish your Project Management Certificate by engaging in a real-time simulated project, often working with other students, and guided by a seasoned project management professional. From project origination to completion, you'll have the opportunity to apply all of the skills and techniques you've learned throughout the program, including leadership, risk and cost management, quality control, and more. Learning Outcomes Collaborate on the creation, management, and execution of a complex project. Apply all of the skills you've learned throughout the certificate program. Receive guidance and coaching on how to handle challenging project elements, Gain confidence in your project management skills by managing a mock project from beginning to end.
Take all seven classes in the Project Management series for a discounted rate. To receive the discount add all seven classes to your shopping cart and apply the discount "ALL7".


February 16-28, 2022, 06:00pm, Remote Zoom
This course introduces attendees to the key concepts, methodologies and best practices of project management quality and control. It approaches project management from the standpoint of managing a single, standalone project that is small to medium in size. The course takes attendees through the quality planning, quality control, quality assurance, execution and controlling processes and uses group exercises as a hands-on approach to reinforcing the key concepts. Key topics covered include quality planning, quality control, quality assurance, performance control, establishing project metrics, change control and configuration management. Terminology, processes and definitions, where appropriate follow the Project Management Institute's (PMI®) Guide to the Project Management Body of Knowledge (PMBOK® Guide).
Take all seven classes in the Project Management series for a discounted rate. To receive the discount add all seven classes to your shopping cart and apply the discount "ALL7".


January 19-31, 2022, 06:00pm, Remote Zoom
Successfully collecting and managing requirements has been recognized as a key success factor in many projects. If requirements are not effectively captured, the probability of meeting customer and stakeholder expectations in a project is very low. This course introduces attendees to the key concepts, methodologies and best practices of collecting and managing project requirements. Additionally, the project activities associated with procurement are also covered: procurement planning, contract selection, source selection, procurement documents and procurement execution and control. Key topics addressed include the process for collecting and analyzing requirements, defining scope through effective WBS practices, procurement planning, execution and contract control. Terminology, processes and definitions, where appropriate follow the Project Management Institute's (PMI®) Guide to the Project Management Body of Knowledge (PMBOK® Guide)
Take all seven classes in the Project Management series for a discounted rate. To receive the discount add all seven classes to your shopping cart and apply the discount "ALL7".


October 20, 2021 to November 1, 2021, 06:00pm, Online
Projects today are tending towards ever-increasing levels of uncertainty, complexity and ambiguity. This environment requires new and more sophisticated approaches and techniques for management of these efforts. This course addresses the various approaches, philosophies and techniques for effective management of project risk and complexity. Key topics addressed include the processes and techniques for risk planning, risk identification, analysis, response planning and control. Additional topics covered include the definition, identification and categorization of complexity ,historical approaches to complex projects, a framework for managing projects in various complexity regimes, managing project sponsorship, stakeholder analysis and communication and techniques for managing large, high uncertainty and "edge of chaos" projects. Terminology, processes and definitions, where appropriate follow the Project Management Institute's (PMI®) Guide to the Project Management Body of Knowledge (PMBOK® Guide).
Take all seven classes in the Project Management series for a discounted rate. To receive the discount add all seven classes to your shopping cart and apply the discount "ALL7".


November 3-15, 2021, 06:00pm, Online
Make this year's celebration extra special! Come join the fun! In this class you will be creating your own Thanksgiving Centerpiece to place on the table or give as a gift. Supplies are provided but you may also bring your own special ornamentation and ribbon. It is recommended that ribbon be a minimum of 3 yards. See you there! Course Fee: 49.00.


Saturday, November 13, 2021, 01:00pm, CWT 14