CMCS Professional Development and Training is an integral component of CMCS PMIS360° solution. We offer a comprehensive professional development programs that address project management best practices. We pride ourselves on imparting relevant and essential knowledge to help you master state-of-the-art project management tools. Our programs are offered in multiple languages including English, Arabic, French and others. Just in the past 10 years, we have executed 3,750+ projects and shared our project management knowledge with 15,000+ professionals by delivering 36,000+ hours of classroom training.

Project Management Certification Preparation. CMCS offers training programs that will meet the needs of each project team member and are aligned with internationally recognized certifications that are needed by each stakeholder involved in the project delivery process. CMCS training programs has helped professionals to attain their PMP®, CAPM®, RMP®, PgMP®, PM-SP®, ACP®, PSP®, EVP®, CCP®, GPM® and other professional certifications. CMCS is an approved education provider for the Project Management Institute (PMI®), Association for the Advancement of Cost Engineering (AACE®) and the Green Project Management (GPM®).

Project Management Controls. Today, no organization can afford to execute programs and projects without proper project controls. Project controls are not limited to project scope, schedule and cost but it should cover all other vital project elements such as records, contracts, changes, risks, interfaces among many others. The project management control systems (PMCS) courses are aligned with the Project Management Institute (PMI) project management body of knowledge (PMBOK) and the Association for the Advancement of Cost Engineering (AACE).

Oracle University. As the leader in Oracle Technology training, Oracle University offers extensive training to build the client’s knowledge with a unique curriculum created by the same developers who designed the technology itself. Very few organizations across the globe, if any, have had CMCS experience in offering training on Oracle Primavera solutions. Our team has been working with Primavera products since 1984 supporting more than 3,000 clients who represent the leaders in their industry. CMCS, Oracle University’s Approved Education Provider, was the first company ever to receive the Oracle University (OU) Award for Best Partner Performance Oracle Primavera FY2013.

PMIS Tools Training. CMCS also offers certified training for all Project Management Information System (PMIS) software applications sold and supported by CMCS. This includes PMWeb, Deltek Acumen, Qlik, TILOS, ASTA PowerProject, Nomitech CostOS, ARES PG2, InEight Hard Dollar among others.

Essential Personal Skills for the Project Management Team.  The Project Management Institute (PMI) Project Management Competency Development (PMCD) framework has identified a number of personal competencies that project management professionals should acquire in addition to the knowledge areas of the project management body of knowledge. Those competencies include Achievement and Action, Helping and Human Service, Impact and Influence, Managerial, Cognitive and Personal Effectiveness. The Essential Personal Skills for the Project Management Team program launched by CMCS includes twenty-two courses that cover the personal skills identified by the PMCD framework and more.

Project Management for Youth. CMCS offers Project Management for Youth (PMY) training program that is designed for youth between the ages 15 to 18 years old. The program combines basic project management knowledge and actual practice of project management skills. The program is designed to address six areas of competency that shape youth leadership development efforts:

  • Communication- public speaking/writing, and engaging the participation of others;
  • Teamwork- respecting others, performing roles of both leader and follower, building on strengths, and commitment to free group input and expression;
  • Personal Identity-understanding the relationship between oneself and the community, pride in being a member of a larger group, awareness of areas for self-improvement, taking responsibility for one’s actions and the resulting consequences;
  • Professionalism-demonstrating tactfulness, understanding protocols, appropriate dress and action given appraisal of context, delivering quality work, positively presenting oneself to others; and
  • Project Management-setting goals/developing action steps, meeting facilitation, reflection, distinguishing between one’s interests and community needs
  • Sustainability – Efficient use of natural resources, social and economic impacts.

The Project Management for Youth (PMY) program has been certified by Green Project Management® (GPM Global) as an accredited sustainability education program.