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For over 20 years Merit has helped leaders around the world reach their management, communications, and training goals. We provide live instruction on your site, Virtual Instructor Led Synchronous Training (VILT), and web-based training accessible 24/7. We also offer a blended delivery method to best suit your needs. Below are some of the many topics we regularly deliver;

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Project Management Foundations (2 days)

3.0416666666667

Course Score: 3.04 of 5


What parts of the workshop were most valuable and/or beneficial to you?

An example of WBS and Network graph creation

The knowledge to use in program and how to make the project easier to manage and prepare.

The overall understanding of how project management works

Understanding of basic principles of PM methodology

Critical path and network diagram

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Project Management Fundamentals (3 days)

4.7778571428571

Course Score: 4.78 of 5


What parts of the workshop were most valuable and/or beneficial to you?

Cost analysis - project plan.

Simulation, examples a lecture, group exercises.

Drill down on concepts and the simulation to reinforce concepts.

The PowerPoint presentations.

Course instructor (Prince Knight) made a lecture enjoyable to learn and challenging to reinforce material.

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Project Management with Simulation Executive Overview (1 day)

4.6255555555556

Course Score: 4.63 of 5


What parts of the workshop were most valuable and/or beneficial to you?

Pace, Reminders.

Provided a stimulating group experience. I like mini-lecture on how the brain decides.

Playing a game with real people we do not know is realistic.

Teambuilding, pace - cause all team members to feel urgency to make project decisions.

The tool was great. Loved it!

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Project Management Foundations with Simulation (2 days)

4.4897058823529

Course Score: 4.49 of 5


What parts of the workshop were most valuable and/or beneficial to you?

Simulation and Interaction with colleagues.

Network; risk assessment.

Interaction with peers, discussing situations as they pertain to daily experiences.

I enjoyed the Simulation, also risk management.

I enjoyed meeting with the rest of the group and listening to the specifics of the issues they faced in their projects.

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Project Management Overview with Simulation (3 days)

4.26

Course Score: 4.26 of 5

Project Management Essentials (1 day)

4.89375

Course Score: 4.89 of 5


What parts of the workshop were most valuable and/or beneficial to you?

Learning about project management

It went through the basics well.

Hands on exercises.

In-class group projects were very beneficial in learning concepts

I thought doing examples provided insight into applications and usefulness in various diagrams.

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Comprehensive Project Management Workshop (5 days)

4.13

Course Score: 4.13 of 5

Stakeholder Management and Communications Planning (1 day)

4.565

Course Score: 4.57 of 5

Schedule and Cost Control (2 days)

4.62

Course Score: 4.62 of 5

Agile Project Management (2 days)

4.73

Course Score: 4.73 of 5

Identifying and Managing Project Risks (1 day)

4.5183333333333

Course Score: 4.52 of 5

Project Cost Estimating (2 days)

4.65

Course Score: 4.65 of 5

Identifying and Managing Project Risks (2 days)

4.832

Course Score: 4.83 of 5


What parts of the workshop were most valuable and/or beneficial to you?

Group exercise and discussions. Examples and scenarios.

Mix of exercises and lecture was a good blend good mix of attendees and involvement.

Exercises and discussions.

Scenarios were very applicable to the material.

Case study.

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Project Cost Estimating (3 days)

4.895

Course Score: 4.9 of 5

Project Leadership (2 days)

4.69

Course Score: 4.69 of 5