Training

2018 Professional Development Programs

ACHIEVE YOUR SUCCESS.

Create a personalized training program tailored to your specific goals. No matter where you may be in your career, you’ll find programs at Persimmon are designed to be as unique as the challenges you face. Each professional development program includes 3 days of core training, 2 half-day business essentials, and 2 eLearning courses.  Are you ready to advance your capabilities? Enroll in a program today.

 

Experienced Leaders

Expand your leadership capabilities and horizons.

Growth and mentorship are not efforts that should reduce as we progress in our careers, but rather the more people look to us for leadership, the greater our responsibility to continue to develop ourselves.

Designed to address critical issues facing today’s business leaders. From coaching and mentoring, to the balance of tactical execution and strategic vision, our coaches and consultants understand your challenges. This program provides business insights and techniques to empower you to become a catalyst for success at work and in life.

CORE COURSES


Developing Yourself as an Experienced Leader – February 20th,  August 28th

Enabling Your Teams to Perform Like Navy SEALs  – April 23rd, October 9th

Thinking Strategically  – May 22nd, November 13th

 

ELECTIVES


Business Essentials Half–day Courses (choose 2):

Giving & Receiving Feedback – April 5th, November 15th

Resolving ConflictMay 8th, November 6th

Developing Your Emotional IntelligenceJune 12th, December 11th

Effective Meeting ManagementJune 26th

Mastering Time ManagementJuly 24th

E-learning Courses (choose 2):

Power of Diversity
Time Management
Giving & Receiving Feedback
Emotional Intelligence

Interviewing & Selection
Creating & Achieving Goals
Effective Meeting Management
MS Project 2016

Experienced Project Managers

Successfully lead more complex projects.

This program will enable you to deepen your project management capabilities, solve complicated business issues, and successfully lead projects that provide a lasting impact for your organization.

This program is designed to move you beyond the traditional project management requirements and into “project leadership” roles.  With fresh and adaptable content designed by our senior project managers, this program covers emerging trends in the PM space; advanced tools and techniques for strategic thinking; risk and assumptions management; stakeholder management; communication, and project controls. Advance your PM skills to the next level and create a lasting impact for your organization.

 

CORE COURSES


Achieving Next-Level Project Leadership: Beyond the Essentials  –  July 18th – 19th

Minimizing Project Risk and Disruption  –  September 25th

 

ELECTIVES


Business Essentials Half-day Courses (choose 2):

Giving & Receiving FeedbackApril 5th, November 15th

Resolving ConflictMay 8th, November 6th

Developing Your Emotional IntelligenceJune 12th, December 11th

Effective Meeting ManagementJune 26th

Mastering Time ManagementJuly 24th

 

E-learning Courses (choose 2):

Power of Diversity
Time Management
Giving & Receiving Feedback
Emotional Intelligence

Interviewing & Selection
Creating & Achieving Goals
Effective Meeting Management
MS Project 2016

 

Emerging Leaders

Preparing the high-performers of today to be tomorrow’s leaders.

In today’s ever-evolving workplace, managers and supervisors are expected to become leaders for their teams and resources.

 

This program focuses on developing the core skills you need to positively impact your organization’s progression on a daily basis, while also spurring on your own professional growth. Through this program you will build upon your current strengths as an emerging leader and equip you with skills and techniques to better lead, manage, and empower your teams.

 

CORE COURSES

Developing Yourself as an Emerging Leader: Building Your FoundationsFebruary 8th, September 6th

Leading Effective Teams – April 3rd, October 11th

Engaging, Motivating and Developing Your Employees – May 3rd, November 8th

 

ELECTIVES


Business Essentials Half–day Courses (choose 2):

Giving & Receiving FeedbackApril 5th, November 15th

Resolving ConflictMay 8th, November 6th

Developing Your Emotional IntelligenceJune 12th, December 11th

Effective Meeting ManagementJune 26th

Mastering Time ManagementJuly 24th

 

E-learning Courses (choose 2):

Power of Diversity
Time Management
Giving & Receiving Feedback
Emotional Intelligence

Interviewing & Selection
Creating & Achieving Goals
Effective Meeting Management
MS Project 2016

 

 

Emerging Project Managers

Improve productivity and project performance.

Whether you are new to managing projects or need a better knowledge of the core concepts, this program will provide you the foundational project management knowledge and tools to improve your project’s success.

Facilitated by practicing project managers, you will be equipped with new skills and innovative approaches that will improve productivity, profitability, and ultimately, provide greater value to your organization. Through hands-on exercises and interactive training scenarios, you will learn to couple the art and science of project management.

CORE COURSES


Surviving Project Management: The Fundamentals of Managing Projects –
May 15th – 17th, September 12-14

 

ELECTIVES


Business Essentials Half–day Courses (choose 2):

Giving & Receiving FeedbackApril 5th, November 15th

Resolving ConflictMay 8th, November 6th

Developing Your Emotional IntelligenceJune 12th, December 11th

Effective Meeting ManagementJune 26th

Mastering Time ManagementJuly 24th

 

E-learning Courses (choose 2):

Power of Diversity
Time Management
Giving & Receiving Feedback
Emotional Intelligence

Interviewing & Selection
Creating & Achieving Goals
Effective Meeting Management
MS Project 2016