Three Ways to Level Up Your PM Skills with Advisicon Academy

Project management is complex, ever-changing, and challenging. Achieving all your goals within the given constraints can sometimes feel impossible—Advisicon understands.

We have taken our 25+ years of project management experience and technology knowledge to create an ideal resource to boost the busy project manager. Advisicon Academy is committed to helping you tackle your work smarter, better, and faster with best practices, productivity hacks, and Project Management Institute (PMI)-approved methodology.

Step this way and learn the three ways the Advisicon Academy levels up your project management skills.


1. Learn best practices and actionable methods for your work

Rome wasn’t built in a day, and neither is your PM knowledge. Cut out the legwork by leveraging Advisicon’s years of experience in the field. Over the decades, we’ve tested and developed techniques that will provide you the most bang for your buck. Always feel like you’re searching for that next big thing to make you stand out above your peers? Stop wasting your time combing through various websites and books to find PM gold: we’ve found it for you and highlighted it in our courses.

Get expert-approved best practices regarding:

  • Issue and risk management
  • Requirements gathering
  • Project close-out
  • Making analytics work for you
  • Automating menial tasks
  • Collaboration
  • Using the Microsoft stack for your projects
    • Microsoft Project
    • Planner
    • Teams
    • The Power Platform: Power Apps, Power BI, Power Automate

Within the store in the Academy, you’ll find many helpful resources. The crown jewel, our downloadable flowcharts, provide step-by-step process maps for project managers and team members to illustrate an overview of the project management process. The Academy store contains additional tools and templates to supplement the curriculum.

2. Boost your team’s productivity—at your own pace!

Use a spare hour, random fifteen-minute coffee break, or an I-can’t-sleep all-nighter; unlike traditional courses, Advisicon Academy is available 24/7 every day of the year. Besides that, you don’t have to try to wrangle a moment with the teacher if you missed something. Instead, pause, rewind, or listen again; our video content is broken into focused courses that are designed to help you learn quickly. Advisicon’s experienced instructors move at a measured pace so you’re not scrambling to follow along and you don’t miss any crucial information.

We all know how exhausting it can be to get new team members on board. Using this educational platform, you can get everyone on the same page. Using data-driven information, they can get up to speed quickly with a firm foundation in proven project management methods.

More than just educating your team about the PM methodologies you use, we have a special subcategory focused on Microsoft Teams within our course catalog. Microsoft’s robust, secure platform allows you to clear the digital clutter, communicate in real-time on projects, and use many of your Microsoft project management applications within Teams. From the light to the in-depth, we offer a range of courses on this subject.

Some Teams course highlights:

3. Earn PDUs and stay competitive

The future of project management is remarkably bright. According to PMI, they estimate that there will be a demand for 87.7 million people working in project management-oriented fields by 2027.* With a large percentage of the current talent pool getting to retirement age, there’s bound to be a leap in occupational opportunity. So now is the perfect time to begin dedicating yourself to continuing education and advancing beyond your PM peers.

Develop your technical fluency and stay on top of the latest methodologies with our help. As a PMI Authorized Training Partner (ATP), our courses provide you with increased knowledge and Professional Development Units (PDUs). At the completion of each course, you will be presented with a certificate and instructions on how to claim your credit. We have a strong relationship with PMI and align with their research-based mindset. They’ve identified the crucial mix of competencies that employers look for, and we aim to equip you with them all: technical and leadership skills plus strategic and business management.

If you use Microsoft technology to manage your projects, you’re in the right place. Advisicon is a Gold Project and Portfolio Management partner with Microsoft. Additionally, we have specialties in Data Analytics, Collaboration & Content, and Cloud Productivity. With our close relationship with Microsoft, we’re privy to insider information and can easily stay on the bleeding edge of their technology stack. Do we have secrets? Yes, and pssst: you can learn some of them.

Think we stop only with project managers? Think again—program managers, portfolio managers, and senior & executive-level directors can all find content of value within our diverse course library.

With our strong training, teaching, and curriculum development background, our deepest wish is to see you reach your goals! Using tried-and-true training, we set your foundation and allow you to build the career of your dreams.

Ready to take the next step in furthering your career? Access the Advisicon Academy to learn best practices, boost productivity, and stay competitive in a growing profession. Start right now in the right direction.

*PMI Job Growth and Talent Cap in Project Management 2017