Coming Up: Project Management Training
Jim Milliken's Effective Project Management workshop series is scheduled for next month at USM and at UMaine's Hutchinson Center.
At USM's Abromson Community Center in Portland, the three-day program will run from 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. on Wednesdays March 13, 20 and 27.
At the University of Maine Hutchinson Center in Belfast, the dates are Thursdays March 21 and 28, and April 4 from 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.
The course is designed for managers and professionals who work in group activities to innovate change and create solutions. Participants typically have been managing such work for some time without formal preparation, and are interested in improving their skills and reducing time and effort. Effective Project Management is rich in "Aha!" moments for them they learn common-sense ways to set up and organize complex innovations.
USM also has scheduled the three-day follow-on course, Implementing Project Management. This second design builds on the basic Project Management design, examining actual projects, identifying problems/solutions, developing plans and practicing skills project managers need on the job. Those dates are Tuesdays April 9, 16 and 23.
Full information and registration are available at:
For the University of Southern Maine, Portland
For the University of Maine, Hutchinson Center, Belfast
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