Deliver Projects On Time™ with eXtreme Project Management©

February 19, 2014

8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.

8 PDUs
available by completing this one-day course.

The only workshop that gives you proven Agile tools to accelerate planning and on-time delivery for any project.

Leading Software Maniacs, LLC and The Doug DeCarlo Group, Inc. have joined forces to put on a live workshop you won’t want to miss! Not your typical re-explanation of the PMBOK® Guide or yet another “How to Be Agile” class, we’ve combined two popular full-day workshops, “Deliver Projects On Time, Every Time!” with Doug DeCarlo Group’s “eXtreme Project Management” into an accelerated, one-day workshop.

Who Should Attend

This workshop provides innovative approaches towards any project, but is tailor-made for these roles, industries, and project environments.


  • Project managers
  • Program managers
  • Business analysts
  • Executive management (responsible for project delivery)

Industries and project environments:

  • Technology intensive industry
  • Projects that feature high-speed and high change
  • Projects with high-degree of complexity and require innovative approaches
  • Example projects include information technology, software development, R&D
  • New product introductions, product development, continuous improvement, and post-delivery support

Register Now button (Registration is on LSM site)

Registration closes 2/18/2014.  See below for pricing and registration information.

Key Learning Objectives

  • Understand the 5 components of the iterative Flexible Project Model
  • Understand the Core Leadership Practices for building trust, unleashing motivation and innovation
  • Be able to create a 3-Sentence Project Skinny to describe the project & align stakeholders
  • Learn how to identify Project Imperatives
  • Be able to set up a Project Uncertainty Profile
  • Learn how to use the 7 Win Conditions to establish project metrics & track results
  • Know how to keep your project in control by applying time boxing
  • Participate in a rapid planning, Project Acceleration Event™
  • Understand the 6 deadly project statistics you must avoid
  • Learn how to apply focus and Decision Pyramid™ techniques in every day critical project decision making
  • How to cast off traditional project management techniques to become truly agile
  • Learn what really works by participating through an agile project life cycle
  • Learn how to apply 3 innovative techniques to improve team effectiveness
  • Know how to partner with product management to identify and prioritize the most important project scope that benefits your customer
  • Relate best practices from the PMBOK® Guide to support agile


About the Presenters

Ken WhitakerKen Whitaker, of Leading Software Maniacs®, has more than twenty-five years of software development executive leadership and training experience in a variety of technology roles and industries. He has led commercial software teams at Software Publishing (remember Harvard Graphics?), Data General, embedded systems software companies, and enterprise software suppliers. Ken is an active PMI member, PMP certified, and a Certified ScrumMaster (CSM).

Ken is an innovator in instructional design with workshops (Deliver Projects On Time™ With eXtreme Project Management®, Project Managers Agile Boot Camp, …) and presentations including the popular 7 Deadly Habits of Ineffective Software Managers. Ken is the creator of PM University®,, and PM Chalkboard™,, no-fee tutorial videos.

Doug DeCarlo photo

 Doug DeCarlo works with clients who need to keep their projects in control in very demanding environments: those settings that feature high speed, high change, high unpredictability and high stress. These squiggly line, extreme projects defy the rigor and linear practices of traditional project management. From Bethlehem, Pennsylvania to Beijing, China, Doug has lived in the trenches with over 275 project teams having budgets that ranged from $25,000 to over $25 million. Doug is the author of the landmark book, Extreme Project Management®.





World Trade Center
121 SW Salmon St.
Portland, OR

Pricing & Registration


 DeadlinesPMI Portland
Chapter Members
> Early bird (by 1/23/2014 ) $299 $369
> Regular (1/24 - 2/18/2014) $369 $449






LLSM logo

Leading Software Maniacs has been a proud member of the PMI® Registered Education Provider network since 2009.

Registration is being handled by LSM.  Please contact them directly for registration information and questions.



8 PDUs


Related Links image

Workshops web page

Event Registration & Pricing Information

Cancellation/Refund Policy

Become a Speaker

Our Speakers

Director of Workshops email

Technical support email





Last Updated on Thursday, January 23, 2014 05:18 PM
powered by MemberClicks