Dates: Fridays, April 7th - June 9th - 9 total classes
Time: 8:00 am - 5:00 pm
Project Management Certificate Program
In collaboration with Penn State University, Wilkes-Barre Campus, NEPIRC is pleased to offer a 9-week Project Management Certificate Program. As part of the curriculum, students will work on a project that is carried through all four required courses.
Course 1 - Project Initiation and Planning PJMGT 5000
This course introduces the student to the project management process; the role of the Project Manager; project communications, and project leadership. It begins the planning process covering topics such as the objectives, scope, and success criteria.
Course 2 - Project Scheduling and Integration PJMGT 5001A
This course continues to build upon the lessons learned in “Project Initiation and Planning”. Content covers the work breakdown structure, project schedule, PERT/GANTT/CPM methods, and project integration.
Course 3 - Project Costing and Control PJMGT 5002
This course continues along the Project Cycle and introduces selection criteria, procurement, cost estimating, and control mechanisms are discussed here.
Course 4 - Project Risk and Change Management PJMGT 5003
This last course in the series introduces the student to risk and change management; team responsibilities; conflicts; quality; ethics; and closeout.
Steps to gaining the PMP credential:
Step 1 - Attend Project Management Certificate Program
(Participants must attend to earn a Certificate)
Step 2 - Attend intensive Project Mgmt Boot Camp to prepare for the exam
Step 3 - Submit the application for approval to take the PMO exam
Step 4 - Take the PMP exam (You have one year from approval)
Step 5 - Goal - Pass the exan and gain your PMP credential
Location: NEPIRC Training Facility, 75 Young St., Hanover Township, PA 18706
Investment Summary: $2,600.00 pp*
*$2,250.00 pp if registering 2 or more from one company. Call 570-704-0003 to receive the discounted price.
Penn State is a Project Management Institute (PMI) Registered Education Provider (R.E.P.). Penn State is committed to enhancing the ongoing professional development of PMI Members, PMI-certified Project Management Professionals (PMP), and other project management stakeholders. All participants earn Continuing Education Units at Penn State for participating in the certificate program. Each participant who completes the requirements of the certificate program and attends a minimum of 80% of scheduled class time will receive a Penn State Certificate in Project Management.
Penn State Wilkes-Barre instructor, Ann Tomalavage, will lead this training program. Ann holds B.S.and M.S. degrees in Civil Engineering from the University of Delaware. Ann is a registered professional engineer, a certified Project Management Professional (PMP), and a LEED Accredited Professional. There are no formal prerequisites, but some prior project management experience is recommended. Additional information on the academic content and criteria is available from Continuing Education at Penn State Wilkes-Barre, (570) 675-9102 or firstname.lastname@example.org.