Technical Program Manager (TPM) Foundation Bootcamp

What is this Boot Camp?

Do you want to grow as a PM in Microsoft or in a similar Software Company? This TPM Foundation boot camp is designed for those who want to acquire and enhance their Technical Program Management (TPM) skills. These skills are core to succeed as a TPM in a software Product/Service centric company or division. A PM in a Product/Service group is like a CEO of a technical project – Accountable for envisioning, development and delivering value to customer i.e. throughout the Product/Service life cycle.

A Technical Program Manager

  • Owns or contributes to the vision and strategy for the Product/Service
  • Creates solution design
  • Manages development and Product release/Service delivery

This boot camp covers the foundational knowledge required for any PM to execute full life cycle of the Product/Service with the proverbial “Why, What and How” in mind.

 

What is covered in the Boot Camp?

Innovation & Communication

  • How to prepare effective presentations, conduct large meetings, and improve communication 
  • Analyze best practices for running an effective meeting
  • Write with clarity, brevity and vigor
  • Strengthen self-awareness, assertiveness skills and listening skills to improve interpersonal, small group and public communication

Project Leadership for Execution

  • Practice and develop leadership skills essential in helping others realize their true potential
  • Build trust with better leadership skills
  • Develop coaching techniques
  • Cross-group collaboration to achieve mutual success

Solution Design & Architecture

  • Define the right problem
  • Solution Design Workshop
  • Enterprise Architecture to help solve long terms issues
  • Build on prior investments with extendible solution architecting

Principles of Project Management

  • Project Management 101
  • Requirements Management
  • Ship Successfully: Release Management
  • Solution Life Cycle Management

Who Should Attend?

The participants should have an college degree and few years of experience in technology industry. The participant should be passionate about solution engineering, system design and effective communication. Technical acumen and leadership skills are core of a successful Technical PM.

Why Boot Camp with North West IT Professionals

  • Comprehensive scenario based training program
  • Best in class course material
  • Lots of practice questions during the Boot Camp
  • Classroom discussions and Q&A sessions

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