Training

Upcoming Classes

Engaging, Motivating and Developing Your Employees

This course provides participants with strategies to improve employee engagement by exploring three key themes: innovative ways to recognize, reward, and motivate employees. Business cases and real-world examples are incorporated to offer participants a variety of employee engagement ideas that have successfully worked at other organizations.

Date:
September 26th, 2017
8:30 AM - 4:30 PM

Class Location:
Tulsa, OK
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Achieving Next-Level Project Leadership: Beyond the Essentials

Are you ready to move beyond the essentials and define your personal project leadership style? As your projects increase in complexity, it becomes harder to rely on cookie-cutter approaches and tools. Next-level Project Leaders learn to strategically apply and adapt best practice to the real world while remaining open to new and experimental approaches.

Date:
September 27th-28th, 2017
8:30AM - 4:30PM

Class Location:
Tulsa, OK
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Interviewing & Selection

In today’s ever changing business landscape, it is more important than ever to hire the “right person” the first time. Participants will leave this course with the knowledge and skills to implement a replicable interviewing and selection process, resulting in the on-boarding of quality hires.

Date:
October 10th, 2017
8:30 AM - 12:30 PM

Class Location:
Tulsa, OK
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Mastering Time Management

Identify those activities that add the most value to your organization and career. We will show you how to ruthlessly – with laser focus – outsource, delegate, or cut the rest. Instead of focusing on what we can’t control (coworkers, boss’s demands, unexpected crises), you’ll learn new scientifically-supported techniques to focus on what we can – our own planning and decision-making – and thereby radically improve our effectiveness.

Date:
October 17th, 2017
8:30 AM - 12:30 PM

PMP Exam Prep

This is the ideal training for project managers who are interested in receiving the PMP Certification. Persimmon’s PMP Exam Prep course is intended to help project managers prepare for the PMP exam through situational learning, focused drills, and hands-on exercises as well as engaging instruction. This class is taught by certified PMP project managers with years of practical project management experience and is one of the only trainings on the market to teach participants the What, Why, and How of PM processes in the order they would actually occur on a project.

Date:
October 23rd - 27th, 2017
8:30AM - 4:30PM

Class Location:
Tulsa
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Strategic Thinking

Today’s organizational leaders need to dig out from the day-to-day minutia and break free from the conventional ways “we’ve always done it” and spend more time thinking about leading our teams into the future. This session allows them to step back from the trees to see the forest and lays the foundation for better strategic thinking within project teams, departments, and overall organizations.

Date:
November 2, 2017
8:30 AM - 4:30 PM

Class Location:
Tulsa
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Effective Risk Management

Inspired by the television show Deadliest Catch, class participants work through interactive project scenarios and exercises as they apply project risk management taught by real-world project managers.

Date:
November 7th, 2017
8:30 AM - 4:30 PM

Class Location:
Tulsa, OK
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Giving and Receiving Feedback

Could your organization benefit from managers who are better at both giving and receiving feedback? Do you receive enough feedback to help you develop and grow? This course is designed for managers and supervisors who want to develop the skills to effectively manage employee performance. Participants learn to both give and receive constructive and positive feedback in a way that maintains relationships and increases performance. Effective feedback opens the door to discussion and problem solving, and is essential to personal growth and development.

Date:
November 9th, 2017
8:30 AM - 4:30 PM

Class Location:
Tulsa, OK
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Project Team Dynamics

The success of a project is dependent upon the effectiveness of its team. In this course, participants will examine and learn various team management techniques, including conflict management, meeting control, effective communication, and team dynamics. They will learn tactics for dealing with management, subordinates, peers, and vendors to improve relationships and ultimately, project success.

Date:
December 5th, 2017
8:30 AM - 4:30 PM

Class Location:
Tulsa
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Managing Conflict

Conflict is normal in everyday business life. The key is to learn how to respond and to resolve conflict with a minimal amount of time and additional conflict. We will define conflict, address why it exists, and identify different ways that it occurs. With practical and hands-on components, we will discuss how to deal with conflict (whether it is cognitive, emotional or physical) and what process is used to resolve it.

Date:
December 7th, 2017
8:30 AM - 12:30 PM

Class Location:
Tulsa, OK
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Surviving Project Management: The Fundamentals of Managing Projects

An interactive and hands-on learning event, this course provides participants with an overview of fundamental project management methodology. Inspired by the television show Survivor, class participants work through interactive project scenarios and exercises as they practice skills taught by real-world project managers. The course focuses on the key deliverables of project management including: Scope/Statement of Work, Business Case, Project Schedule, Resource and Budget Forecasting, Risk Management, and Implementation Planning.

Date:
December 13th - 15th, 2017
8:30AM - 4:30PM

Class Location:
Tulsa
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