PRINCE2® Agile Foundation

Anyone who delivers projects in an agile environment can benefit from earning the PRINCE2® Agile Foundation certificate, the entry-level certification in the PRINCE2® methodology. PRINCE2® offers key principles, themes, and processes that can help project managers of all stripes manage their projects more effectively. In this course, instructor Jason Dion digs into the most essential PRINCE2® concepts as he prepares you to take and pass the PRINCE2® Agile Foundation certification exam. Learn about using scrum, kanban, and Lean Startup, as well as how to blend agile concepts with the PRINCE2® framework. Plus, explore how the seven principles, themes, and processes used in a PRINCE2® project management environment can be tailored in an agile environment.

The PRINCE2 Agile® course on this page is offered by Dion Training Solutions, LLC, an ATO of AXELOS Limited. PRINCE2 Agile, PRINCE2 Agile Foundation, and the Swirl logo are registered trademarks of AXELOS Limited. All rights reserved.

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PRINCE2® Agile Foundation

Anyone who delivers projects in an agile environment can benefit from earning the PRINCE2® Agile Foundation certificate, the entry-level certification in the PRINCE2® methodology. PRINCE2® offers key principles, themes, and processes that can help project managers of all stripes manage their projects more effectively. In this course, instructor Jason Dion digs into the most essential PRINCE2® concepts as he prepares you to take and pass the PRINCE2® Agile Foundation certification exam. Learn about using scrum, kanban, and Lean Startup, as well as how to blend agile concepts with the PRINCE2® framework. Plus, explore how the seven principles, themes, and processes used in a PRINCE2® project management environment can be tailored in an agile environment.

The PRINCE2 Agile® course on this page is offered by Dion Training Solutions, LLC, an ATO of AXELOS Limited. PRINCE2 Agile, PRINCE2 Agile Foundation, and the Swirl logo are registered trademarks of AXELOS Limited. All rights reserved.

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The Key to Good Communication: Your Audience

Communication is a complex art. Listening, making oneself understood, and persuasion are all elements of what it means to communicate effectively. Great communicators must master these skills and apply them strategically, depending on what they’re trying to achieve in a given context. You might use the art of narrative storytelling to get your team excited about a project. In a negotiation, you might deliberately signal a willingness to walk away in order to prompt the other side to action. Or if your goal is to understand the ideas and intentions of a new colleague, you might ask a series of sincere, open-ended questions. This course is designed to prepare you for all of these situations and more, offering tips, strategies, and broad observations from professional communicators in many different roles—from an award-winning actor, to an FBI hostage negotiator, to an astronaut on the International Space Station.

Note: Some videos assume a group of learners is available for team activities and discussions. Please use what’s useful and feel free to adapt the lessons to your particular circumstances.

This course includes videos from:
Alan Alda, Emmy-winning actor, writer, and director
Nancy Duarte, communication expert
Jeffrey Wright, Tony-winning actor from Angels in America
Chris Voss, lead negotiator for the Federal Bureau of Investigation
Colonel Chris Hadfield, Canadian astronaut

Note: This course was produced by Big Think. We are pleased to host this content in our library.

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Learning Office 365

Get a tour of Office 365, Microsoft’s cloud-based productivity suite. David Rivers shows how to access your Office account and get up to speed with the Office 365 core apps, including subscription versions of Excel, Word, PowerPoint, and Outlook, along with Teams, OneDrive, and SharePoint. David explains how to choose the right plan and get Office 365 running on your Mac or PC. He demonstrates how to sign in and set up your profile, store and sync files, and navigate from app to app. You can also learn how to use Teams to connect and collaborate with colleagues, and how to use SharePoint team sites.

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Negotiating: A Toolkit for Advancing Your Interests

The path of any relationship, career, or business is filled with negotiations large and small. Trouble comes when we approach these as zero-sum games and focus solely on protecting our interests. The outcome of a successful negotiation will always be a compromise of some kind. The object—for each side—is to achieve as many of your goals as possible while minimizing unwelcome concessions. To “win,” it’s crucial to understand how the other side thinks, what they want, and what they fear. This course, taught by some of the world’s top negotiators and those who have studied them—investigate journalist Ronan Farrow, FBI negotiator Chris Voss, and more—trains you to use empathy and game theory to achieve the best possible outcome for everyone involved.

This course includes videos from:
Ronan Farrow, Pulitzer Prize-winning investigative journalist
Chris Voss, former hostage negotiator for the Federal Bureau of Investigation
Amaryllis Fox, former CIA officer and current writer, television host, and peace activist
Reza Aslan, renowned writer, commentator, professor, producer, and scholar of religion
Kevin Zollman, associate professor of philosophy at Carnegie Mellon University

Note: This course was produced by Big Think. We are pleased to host this content in our library.

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Learning Office 365

Get a tour of Office 365, Microsoft’s cloud-based productivity suite. David Rivers shows how to access your Office account and get up to speed with the Office 365 core apps, including subscription versions of Excel, Word, PowerPoint, and Outlook, along with Teams, OneDrive, and SharePoint. David explains how to choose the right plan and get Office 365 running on your Mac or PC. He demonstrates how to sign in and set up your profile, store and sync files, and navigate from app to app. You can also learn how to use Teams to connect and collaborate with colleagues, and how to use SharePoint team sites.

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React: State Management

Choosing the right state management solution can be tricky. Developers need to evaluate a variety of options—each with their own trade-offs—and select the right approach for their needs. In this course, instructor Sravanti Tekumalla helps you navigate this process, exploring the guiding principles behind state management for React applications. Sravanti digs into various state management solutions, as well as common issues you may encounter as your React application grows more complex. Throughout the course, she lends these concepts a real-world context by showing how to modify a simple book application. She also covers how to integrate React with state management systems like Redux and explores alternatives to Redux, such as MobX, and why they might be appealing.

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The Ultimate Guide to Your Student Loan Grace Period

After graduating, it’s time to move on from school and pay back your loans. Many student loans have a grace period, but what is a grace period for student loans, exactly? More importantly, should you even use it? Read on to learn everything you need to know about student loan grace periods. What is a […]

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How Can You Beat The Summer Scaries?

Summer may seem daunting if you’re overly concerned about what you SHOULD be doing over the next few months of your freedom. The summer scaries can be a real issue for just about anybody. Summer is almost here, and you’re about to have a whole lot of time on your hands. So how do you spend […]

The post How Can You Beat The Summer Scaries? appeared first on Student Life Network Blog.

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Types of Corporations and the Rise of the Tax Accountant

Tax accountants are increasingly relied upon for organizational strategy as technology helps them step away from data entry The accounting field is changing quickly. As you can read in our article about the future of accounting, accounting “grunt work” and data entry are on the decline. Accountants today need to be ready with a new […]

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