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Agile Rising Training Events

Septemeber 28-30, 2020

All of our trainings are events are available here:  https://www.agilerising.com/events/  

PTC members receive a 15% discount using the code "PTCAgile"

Agile Product Management Class - Septemeber 28-30th in conjunction with ProductCamp Pittsburgh


Virtual HackerX Pittsburgh
*Discount for PTC Members

September 30, 2020

Our last event had 100+ devs signed up with 80% having 6+ years of experience. Space is limited and tickets are on a first-come, first-served basis.
 
Register Here: https://hackerx-pittsburgh-sep20-emp.eventbrite.com
 
Due to concerns over the Coronavirus, this event will be hosted on a virtual platform in order to guarantee the health and safety for all of our attendees. Employer ticket includes a virtual room to interview with candidates and access to the developer sheet with emails, skills and LinkedIns.
 
Join us on the 30th and if you're interested, email daniel@hackerx.org for a PTC Discount.


Fall Classes of 2020 for PMCentersUSA

Council Member discount available call 412-963-1347

Introduction to Agile – Sept. 30 – Oct. 1, 2020 | 14 PDUs | 8:30 a.m. – 5 p.m. | 634 Alpha Drive | This 2-day course covers the concepts, principles, and structure of Agile development. This course explains what Agile is, the Agile Manifesto, and the cultural shift from a command and control structure to a collaborative leadership. The 3 primary roles of Product Owner, Scrum Master, and Team Members on an Agile project are reviewed along with the differences between a traditional and Agile team and the 5 levels of Agile planning are explained. Other Agile methods are reviewed including Extreme Programming, Kanban, Lean, Dynamic Systems Development Method, and Feature Driven Development. (This class is also available for private delivery for groups).

Council Member discount available call 412-963-1347

Project Scope and Quality Management – Oct. 14 - 15, 2020 | 14 PDUs | 8:30 a.m. – 5 p.m. | 634 Alpha Drive | This 2-day course covers proven techniques for the management of scope and quality on projects. The importance of project requirements, types of requirements, and techniques for determining and prioritizing requirements will be discussed. This course will also cover the importance of integrating the project management process and activities on a project. The use of a project charter to launch a project and the elements of the project management plan will be explained. (This class is also available for private delivery for groups).

Council Member discount available call 412-963-1347

Project Schedule and Cost Management – Oct. 28 -29, 2020 | 14 PDUs | 8:30 a.m. – 5 p.m. | 634 Alpha Drive | This 2-day course covers how to decompose the Work Breakdown Structure into activities, along with methods for estimating resource requirements and tasks duration. Attendees will learn how to sequence project tasks to develop the project networks diagram and conduct critical path method analysis to determine the project completion date and critical path. This course will also cover resource planning, estimating techniques and the steps for project budget development. (This class is also available for private delivery for groups).

Council Member discount available call 412-963-1347                                       

Project Risk and Procurement Management – Nov. 4 - 5, 2020 | 14 PDUs | 8:30 a.m. – 5 p.m. | 634 Alpha Drive | This intensive two-day course encompasses the fundamentals and best practices of risk and contract/procurement management for projects. Effective techniques for identifying, analyzing, and planning risk responses will be discussed. Contract terminology, selection criteria, key elements of a contract and best practices for successfully negotiating with vendors will be reviewed. This course has numerous exercises so attendees can practice applying the course concepts to an actual project. (This class is also available for private delivery for groups).

Council Member discount available call 412-963-1347                                       

Management of Resources, Stakeholders & Communications – Nov. 18 - 19, 2020 | 14 PDUs | 8:30 a.m. – 5 p.m. | 634 Alpha Drive | This 2-day course reviews the processes of Resource, Stakeholder and Communications Management from the PMBOK® Guide Sixth Edition, including inputs, key tools and techniques, and outputs. Estimating, acquiring and managing project resources will be discussed, including use of a team charter, motivation and conflict resolution techniques, and methods for developing a high-performance team. Effective techniques for identifying and analyzing project stakeholders will be reviewed, along with trends and barriers. Attendees will participate in multiple group exercises to practice applying course concepts to a case study. This course provides proven techniques for the management of resources, stakeholders and communications to achieve project success. (This class is also available for private delivery for groups).

Council Member discount available call 412-963-1347


Life Sciences Future - BioPharm Conference 
*Discount for PTC Members

September 30 - October 2, 2020

Life Sciences Future - BioPharm will be held virtually on a web-based platform from Wednesday, September 30 through Friday, October 2, 2020. The conference will feature scheduled sessions ranging in length from 10 to 45 minutes over the course of the three days, as well as on-demand sessions viewable at any time. The schedule will also include LIVE sessions.

Life Sciences Future - BioPharm will include the most popular conference features but will focus on various topics within the biotechnology and pharmaceutical industries.  Sessions throughout the three-day event will include:

Company Reverse Pitches
Company Presentations
Keynote Speakers
Knowledge Bursts
One-on-One Partnering
Scientific Poster Sessions
For more information and to see a list of speakers please visit: http://lifesciencesfuture.net/ 

Register Here for the PTC Discount to attend.

Questions? Contact lifesciencesfuturehelp@gmail.com


eXLearn 2020 | October 6-15 
(Full immersion days on 10/7 & 10/8) 

Think of eXLearn: Virtual Edition as more of a 2-week learning experience than a conference You will enjoy a robust lineup of live and on-demand sessions, collaborative lab hours, project showcases, individual challenges, networking chats and much more. 

Example sessions include: 
- Design Thinking in Action
- Adaptable Workforce & Ways of Working
- The World of Virtual
- Experience Mapping

Click here to view the full conference agenda.


When Lives Are At Stake: Communicating to Perform Under Extreme Pressure

11am - 11:45am EST Wednesday October 7, 14, 21, 28

Dive deeply into The Art of Subtle Suggestion to maximize your communication for performance, collaboration, and building strong relationships when it matters the most - when lives are at stake!

https://stopthesacrifice.lpages.co/when-lives-are-at-stake/


Pennsylvania Chamber of Business and Industry 

From advocating on key policies that affect businesses and industries of all sizes, to providing important compliance education in critical areas of environmental issues, human resources, workplace safety and OSHA and information technology, the Pennsylvania Chamber’s role is to support Pennsylvania business. Our insurance division, PA Chamber Insurance, offers benefit solutions for small to mid-sized companies and helps them with their employee benefit needs. The Pennsylvania Chamber stands 9,000 members strong as the Statewide Voice of BusinessTM. Check out our upcoming events.

2020 OSHA & Workplace Safety Roundtable | October 14, 2020
2020 Annual Environmental Conference | October 28 – October 29, 2020
2020 Annual Human Resources Conference | November 19 - November 20, 2020