Western to Offer Crash Course on Project Management this Spring; Info Sessions March 6 and 18

Submitted by gallagm7 on Mon, 06/30/2014 - 4:45pm

Western Washington University will offer a crash course on project management this spring, with info sessions at 5:30 p.m. on Thursday, March 6 at Western’s Academic West room 303 and at 5:30 p.m. on Tuesday, March 18 at the BIG Idea Lab at 114 W. Magnolia St., suite 505.

This course will help individuals working as project managers, or in other similar positions, to establish a solid foundation in management controls and practices. In five weeks the program will cover the basic practices, processes, methodologies and policies that all project managers should know.

Participants will develop skills and understand proven techniques to help manage projects more effectively. This course is an interactive combination of lecture, small group activities and discussion of real life projects.

With more than 25 years of teaching experience, instructor Robin Haliday will share her knowledge of various management fronts in the classroom. Overseeing both projects and people in a managerial setting, she has been involved in the following sectors: software development, network services, operations and facility moves.

For more information, visit www.wwu.edu/ExtendedEd, email ExtendedEd@wwu.edu or call (360) 650-3308.