Knowledge@Noon: Project Management

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Knowledge@Noon: Project Management

This event will be guided by faculty member Scott Patton and will discuss current trends in Project Management.

By Georgetown University School of Continuing Studies

When and where

Date and time

Thursday, April 6 · 9 - 10am PDT



About this event

  • 1 hour
  • Mobile eTicket

Executive Overview of Presentation:

Join Georgetown University's School of Continuing Studies for a new installation of Knowledge@Noon.

The event will be guided by SCS Faculty Member Scott Patton and will discuss current trends in Project Management.


Scott Patton is a subject matter expert (SME) in organizational project management (OPM) and has over 25 years extensive experience in helping organizations develop and improve portfolio, program and project management capabilities. Scott is co-founder of Georgetown’s project management certificate program. Early in his career when he was helping federal government clients develop effective project management capabilities, he noticed a dearth of opportunities for his clients to gain the knowledge and skills to manage projects in real-time situations; certifications on project management standards were not enough. The program was developed, and continues to mature, to address the complexities and challenges Scott has worked with his clients to overcome.

Scott is currently and continues to support several public and private clients in improving their ability to delivery mission critical capabilities through portfolios, programs, and projects (PPP). Using program management offices (PMOs), he implements processes and practices, acquires resources, and builds staff skills to support mission requirements.

His expertise ranges from his implementation of PPP management process to working with clients to implement more agile environments with this Scaled Agile Framework (SAFe) consultant certification.

Scott has an MBA from Virginia Tech and is a PMI® certified PMP® and RMP® and was one of the first to obtain the OPM3® Certified Professional.

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