The Pomodoro Technique

Pomodoro® Project Management Course

Online Nov 21st, 28th, Dec 3rd 2019 at 07:00 pm

in English with Francesco Cirillo

The more complex the goals, the more unexpected and urgent tasks there will be and in turn the delays and interruptions will become more destructive.

The Pomodoro® for complex goals

By the end of this courseyou will be able to reduce the complexity of your goals, transform a complex goal into a series of simpler goals, transform deeply nested hierarchies of tasks into linear task lists, reduce bottlenecks and interdependencies between tasks. You will also be able to create team timetables to reach multiple goals and handle unplanned events, tasks, emergencies and change, and to organize your teams’ dynamics to meet deadlines with no time pressure.

LEARN WITH FRANCESCO CIRILLO — THE CREATOR OF THE POMODORO TECHNIQUE — IN THIS 3 SESSION ONLINE COURSE

This is a three-week project management training course for a maximum of 4 people.

Productivity Assessment

In every session Francesco will give you new instruments to improve your project management skills and will set you an assignment for the next session. Working on the assignment you will apply the new concepts and to reach complex goals in contexts characterized by change and uncertainty.

By the end of this course you will be able to reduce the complexity of your goals, transform a complex goal into a series of simpler goals, transform deeply nested hierarchies of tasks into linear task lists, reduce bottlenecks and interdependencies between tasks. You will also be able to create team timetables to reach multiple goals and handle unplanned events, tasks, emergencies and change, and to organize your teams’ dynamics to meet deadlines with no time pressure.

ABOUT THE COURSE
Productivity Assessment

Before the start of the course, you will be asked to complete a survey in which you will describe your experience, your project management challenges and your expectations of the course. On the basis of the survey, you will define with Francesco an actual objective to be achieved by the end of the course.

During the three weekly sessions Francesco will give you the instruments - concepts, practices and tools - to improve your project management skills. The following subjects will be covered:

Session 1 - The Pomodoro Technique for Project Management

Productivity Assessment
  • Why the Pomodoro Technique?
  • How time pressure affects your project management decisions
  • How to recognize complex goals
  • How to reduce the complexity of a goal and the relative uncertainty of reaching it, by learning to transform deeply nested hierarchies of tasks into linear task lists: task lists without dangerous bottlenecks and interdependencies between tasks
  • How to define value-driven deliverables and create a value-driven deliverable schedule

Session 2 - Organizing teamwork with the Pomodoro Technique to deal with complexity, risks and change

  • How to adapt the Pomodoro Technique to teamwork
  • How to deal with different kinds of goals: maintenance goals, growth goals, project issues
  • How to manage project risks and changes
  • How to create a weekly timetable to reach multiple goals, handle unplanned events, tasks, emergencies and change
  • How to organize your team’ dynamics to deal with risk and complexity

Session 3 - How to reduce the complexity of reaching your goals by applying the Pomodoro Technique rules

Productivity Assessment
  • The Pomodoro Technique rules
  • How to transform a complex goal into a series of simpler goals to be reached and hence increase your motivation, the precision of the estimates and the probability of final success
  • How to build a project schedule driven by value
  • How to meet deadlines without time pressure

Individual assignments are very important in this course. They are assigned at the end of each session. The following session starts with feedback on the individual assignments. Comparison with other course participants enables you to see solutions different from your own, to see contexts and problems different from your own and to receive useful feedback for achieving your own objective for the course.

In the final session, Francesco will hold a Productivity Clinic for checking with you whether you have achieved your objective for the course and showing you how to correctly apply what you have learned in your next project or next challenge.

Check out the detailed programme for the Pomodoro Technique Project Management course.

ABOUT THE TRAINER

Francesco Cirillo is the owner of Cirillo Consulting, a consulting firm based in Berlin that works with many of the world’s largest companies.

He created the Pomodoro Technique, a renowned time-management tool used by millions of people all over the world, while a university student looking for a way to get more done in less time.

Francesco’s core focus has always been improving productivity and efficiency, by finding ways to achieve better results with less time and less effort.

Francesco has worked at the forefront of the software industry for more than 20 years. In a career spanning startups, multinationals and freelance consulting, he has mentored thousands of professionals, developers, managers and software teams.

Read the Francesco Cirillo's complete profile.

  • 1 PERSON REGULAR
    €575.00
    included VAT, if applicable
  • REQUEST INFORMATION
  • DETAILED PROGRAMME
  • LANGUAGE
    English
  • LENGTH
    3 weekly online sessions (3 hours per session) + 2 weekly assignments
  • WHEN
    Nov 21st, 28th, Dec 3rd 2019
  • TIME
    07:00 pm
    Berlin, Germany time
  • WHERE
    Online meeting with Zoom
  • COURSE SIZE
    Min 4, max 12 people
  • EASY TO ATTEND FROM
    Europe
    America
    Africa
  • TERMS OF SERVICE
  • At the end of this course, after you've submitted your assignments, you will get a Certificate of Attendance.

    Looking for a more individual approach? Learn how to turn time into an ally and become more productive with these individual sessions with Francesco.

    Do you want to go a step further along the road to becoming a Certified Pomodoro Technique Practitioner? Apply for a Certificate of Practice.

Testimonials

Ida Alexeeva

HR Specialist

The Pomodoro course helped me to take more realistic approach to my personal time management and gave me self-confidence to reach towards my goals. The course introduces some very useful concepts and approaches for managing complex goals and planning both one's own work effort and work in teams. I can recommend the course for everyone who wants to work more effectively and to make realistic plans for reaching complex or simple goals either personally or in teams.

Wade J. Skalsky

Owner of Law Offices of Wade J. Skalsky

I give this course my highest recommendation. As an attorney with over a 100 active clients, my time is at a premium. The Pomodoro Technique, and this course in particular, have given me the foundation to better serve my clients while at the same time maintaining my sanity. I am better equipped to tackle complex projects, manage my team, and plan strategically. Who knew that a tomato timer would be the most valuable thing in my office? I would take this course again and eagerly await new offerings from the Pomodoro team. A job well done.