This fall, Indiana University Northwest’s Center for Professional Development (CPD), in the School of Business and Economics, is offering a Project Management Fundamentals course for local business professionals. Participants do not need to enroll at IU Northwest to take advantage of this fall 2022 course.
Project Management professionals use knowledge, skills, tools, and techniques to manage and meet project requirements. The Project Management Fundamentals course will introduce participants to the field of project management and provide a foundational level of knowledge and skills to enhance the abilities of those desiring a career in this rapidly growing field.
The course will be conducted virtually and taught by a highly experienced, PMP-certified instructor. Classes begin September 13 and continue through November 15. Classes meet Tuesday evenings from 6 to 8:30 p.m. The cost of the program is $1,495 and payment plans are available.
CPD Director Jana Szostek said, "This course is designed for those looking to pursue a career in Project Management and is most beneficial for business professionals who have limited to no experience in planning projects. It is also ideal for those who assist project managers to help them better understand the project management process. Topics covered during the course include:
- Integration management
- Scope management
- Schedule management
- Cost management
- Quality and procurement management
- Resource management
- Communication and stakeholder management
- Risk management
The Project Management Fundamentals course is open to all business professionals in Northwest Indiana. For more information, or to register, call 219-980-6910 or visit iun.edu/CPD.
About the School of Business and Economics
The region's longest-running AASCB-accredited public business school, the School of Business and Economics initially earned this certification in 2004. AACSB Accreditation is widely regarded as the highest level of accreditation for business schools. Only 15 percent of business schools domestically and less than 5 percent of business schools internationally earn this prestigious certification of quality. Because of its AACSB International accreditation, the School offers its high achieving-students membership in Beta Gamma Sigma, the International Business Honor Society.