IC3PM - ISCEA Certified Critical Chain Project Manager Workshop and Exam
Thursday, March 6, 2014 at 8:00 AM - Friday, March 7, 2014 at 4:00 PM (CST)
San Francisco, California
London, United Kingdom
IC3PM - ISCEA Certified Critical Chain Project Manager
Workshop and Exam Session
IC3PM - ISCEA Certified Critical Chain Project Manager Session:
Day 1 - IC3PM Workshop : 8:00AM- 4:00PM
Day 2 - IC3PM Workshop : 8:00AM- 4:00PM
Day 2 - IC3PM Exam : 4:00PM-6:00PM or Online (Within 30 days)
Interactive IC3PM Workshop:
Introduction to Critical Chain Project Management
- Critical Chain Project Management Principles.
- Why are projects Late and Over Budget?
- Project Portfolio Management: Executive’s use of the Exepron software and Dashboards to track a Portfolio of Projects.
- Synchronizing all projects in a portfolio of projects in order to maximize the throughput for the entire Organization.
- Network Building: Planning, Scheduling and Executing a Project Portfolio in Exepron.
- Interactive, hands on exercise - Attendees will implement a project using Exepron Critical Chain software.
- Attendees are encouraged to bring a project and develop a practical and executable project schedule.
- CCPM Best Practice.
- Keeping a Project on Track.
- Establish the rules and disciplines of effective Project Management.
Who should attend the IC3PM Workshop?
- All participants involved in Projects or Project Management - if you are sponsoring, planning, scheduling or executing a project or a portfolio of projects as a Program Manager, Project Manager, Key Resource or Team Leader - then this program is for you!
- All Stakeholders not satisfied with the current level of Project Management Performance.
Daniel Walsh & John Thompson
EXEPRON CEO Mr. Daniel Walsh has joined iGBS (ISCEA Global Business Solutions) group and EXEPRON COO Mr. John Thompson is appointed to the role of Director of Certified Critical Chain Project Manager Program at ISCEA. Mr. Walsh and Mr. Thompson bring many years of experience in helping some of the largest organizations in the world implement Project Management Solutions.
Mr. Daniel Walsh is a recognized expert in developing and implementing powerful strategies that quickly and dramatically improve market presence and profitability. He has worked with companies in the pharmaceutical, construction, engineering; software, manufacturing, aerospace & defense industries. He is a sought after lecturer, coach, strategic thinker and is a trusted advisor to many senior corporate executives. Currently a member of numerous corporate boards and in addition was the former Chairman of the Theory of Constraints International Certification Organization Board, the global professional organization dedicated to setting the standards, testing and certifying competency in the Theory of Constraints. .
“We are excited” Exepron CEO Mr. Walsh says “about joining forces with a global leading supply chain organization such as ISCEA. The vision of incorporating Critical Chain Project Management, a rapidly growing requirement in the global marketplace places ISCEA and EXEPRON Team at the cusp of the supply chain evolution. Achieving and maintaining industry leadership is only possible when all the elements in the chain are synchronized, have access to real time actionable information; the essential ingredients for global collaboration.”
Mr. John Thompson is co-Founder and COO of Exepron, the cloud-based Critical Chain Project Management (CCPM) software solution and owner of Global Focus LLC, a business consultancy specializing in positioning Organizations for sustainable growth and business turn-around. He has led numerous Companies through Facilitated Analysis, Training and Implementations in many diverse Industries globally including Aerospace, Electronic Stock Trading, Auto Collision Repair, Landscape Architecture, Forest Technology, Retail Apparel Distribution, Medical Instrumentation, Composite Fiber Reinforced Plastics and Heavy Steel Fabrication Industries.
John has 20 years of experience in all Theory of Constraint applications, including Critical Chain Project Management, Strategy & Tactics, TOC Thinking Process, Marketing & Sales, Distribution, Production and Throughput Accounting. John was a Certified Associate of the late Dr. Eli Goldratt and is a founding member and past Chairman of the TOCICO, the Theory of Constraints International Certification Organization.
"Project management is a critical tool for all supply chain management professionals to deal with the rapidly changing requirements in the supply chain. ISCEA believes that understanding supply chains is not enough to make a supply chain professional world class because they also require project management skills to rapidly implement change in their dynamic environments. Therefore, ISCEA has decided to partner with EXEPRON, the industry leader in Critical Chain Project Management Software to develop the ISCEA CCCPM (Certified Critical Chain Project Manager) workshop and certification program. We think this CCCPM program closely aligns with our current Certified Demand Driven Planner (CDDP) program because both are built on a solid foundation of the Theory of Constraints. We are delighted about our partnership and think this program will be a great success for ISCEA, EXEPRON, and all of the participants in the program,”
Dr. Charles A Watts, Executive Director of ISCEA
First introduced by Dr. Eliyahu M. Goldratt in 1997, Critical Chain Project Management (CCPM) is a relatively new, innovative method for planning, scheduling, and managing performance in a project environment based on Goldratt’s Theory of Constraints (TOC). CCPM was the first significant change about project management thinking since PERT and CPM were created in the 1950’s. CCPM differs from traditional project management methods which rely on completing tasks in a specific order with inflexible scheduling. Using the Critical Chain methodology, resources are applied to the tasks requiring immediate attention with greater flexibility, resulting in keeping projects on schedule, withinbudget and delivered on time. CCPM is applied in single-project and multi-project environments (PPM – Project Portfolio Management) where resources are shared across multiple projects.
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