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Future Meetings

PMI-ACP Agile Certified Practitioner – Certification Preparation Class

September 21, 2018 8:00 AM to September 22, 2018 5:30 PM

Mercer Island Community Center
8236 SE 24th St.
Mercer Island, WA 98040
http://www.mercergov.org/Page.asp?NavID=1951

If you’re experienced using agile approaches, have good collaboration skills, eagerly embrace complexity and thrive on rapid response times, then your talents are in demand.

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Leading with Cultural Intelligence: Essential Skills for Engaging Culturally Diverse Communities and Stakeholders

September 29, 2018
8:30 AM - 5:30 PM

Mercer Island Community Center
8236 SE 24th St.
Mercer Island, WA 98040
http://www.mercergov.org/Page.asp?NavID=1951

As our communities become increasingly more diverse and organizations are expected to do more to advance social equity and responsibility, the 'one-size-fits-all' approach to leadership is no longer sufficient to effectively engage

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Agile 4-Part Autumn Series : Part #1 - Envisioning and Foundation Design Workshop

October 04, 2018
8:30 AM - 12:30 PM

Mercer Island Community Center
8236 SE 24th St.
Mercer Island, WA 98040
http://www.mercergov.org/Page.asp?NavID=1951

Envisioning and foundation design is the most critical phase of an Agile Project. All projects, whether Agile or traditional, needs to ensure a great foundation at the start of the project before proceeding to the Scrum and sprints. This workshop shows yo

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Agile Sprint Autumn Series: Full Package

October 04, 2018
8:30 AM - 12:30 PM

Mercer Island Community Center
8236 SE 24th St.
Mercer Island, WA 98040
http://www.mercergov.org/Page.asp?NavID=1951

This four-part series is a great introduction to successful Agile implementation! You can attend all four parts of this series at a discounted rate by registering on this page.

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PMP & CAPM Exam Review

October 06, 2018
8:00 AM - 5:00 PM

Providence Health & Services Conference Room: Vancouver Rooms B & C
1801 Lind Ave SW
Renton, WA

Get the essential preparation required to pass PMIs certification exams. Learn how to qualify and apply for the PMP and CAPM exams; understand essential exam context; learn proven test taking strategies

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Agile 4-Part Autumn Series: Part #2 - Agile Project Release Planning Workshop

October 11, 2018
8:30 AM - 12:30 PM

Mercer Island Community Center
8236 SE 24th St.
Mercer Island, WA 98040
http://www.mercergov.org/Page.asp?NavID=1951

Complete project planning is often overlooked in many teams using the Scrum process. Some teams just plan for the near term and some just plan from sprint to sprint. At the end of the day, management, stakeholders, and the team need a long-term vision for

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Agile 4-Part Autumn Series: Part 3 - The Ultimate Sprint Planning Workshop

October 18, 2018
8:30 AM - 12:30 PM

Mercer Island Community Center
8236 SE 24th St.
Mercer Island, WA 98040
http://www.mercergov.org/Page.asp?NavID=1951

The sprint is at the heart of an effective Agile life cycle yet many teams struggle to deliver a sprint successfully. In this interactive workshop, you will learn the keys to successfully plan, deliver, and review a healthy sprint.

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Agile 4-Part Autumn Series: Part 4 - User Story Workshop

October 25, 2018
8:30 AM - 12:30 PM

Mercer Island Community Center
8236 SE 24th St.
Mercer Island, WA 98040
http://www.mercergov.org/Page.asp?NavID=1951

Successful projects require an effective method for defining and understanding requirements. User stories allow us to gather and define requirements in a language that the business and project team can both comprehend.

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The Agile PMO (Project Management Office)

November 10, 2018
8:30 AM - 4:30 PM

Mercer Island Community Center
8236 SE 24th St.
Mercer Island, WA 98040
http://www.mercergov.org/Page.asp?NavID=1951

This one-day class will show why the PMO is still needed and where the traditional PMO artifacts and tools are used to maximize the positive impact of both the PMO and Agile/Lean for your company.

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Lean Weekend

December 08, 2018
8:00 AM - 4:30 PM

Mercer Island Community Center
8236 SE 24th St.
Mercer Island, WA 98040
http://www.mercergov.org/Page.asp?NavID=1951

Lean and Kanban are superb techniques for delivering projects, eliminating waste in existing processes, adding visibility and transparency to project management

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