Project Management Training, Development Opportunites, and Events
Project Management Symposium (flyer)
First offered in 2005, this two day program provides an opportunity to work with and learn from campus project managers; to practice using a project management framework that includes tools and templates; to learn best practices in initiating, planning, scheduling, executing, controlling, managing, and closing a project; to work in teams to apply course concepts using a simulated project management exercise; and to obtain insights, tips and techniques for managing projects. Click here to view the 2012 two-day agenda and other information.
The next symposium will be September 17th and 24th, 2013. Click here for registration.
Project Management for Leaders
This 3-hour class provides participants with foundational knowledge needed by leaders to obtain value from project management. Skills and techniques will be presented and demonstrated to aid leaders in working with project managers and project teams.
The next class will be offered in the fall of 2013.
Project Management Advisor
This web-based resource defines how to manage a project; classifies and organizes project management concepts and methods; guides the project manager through project management activities; and includes activity definitions, templates and examples for the project management stages. Click here for more information.
Applying MS Project to Plan, Schedule and Control Your Projects
In this 2-day course, individuals develop their Microsoft Project software skills as they apply it to a case study. Click here for more information.
Project Management Masters Certificate
This certificate program is offered through Wisconsin School of Business Executive Education. This training covers how to manage project scope, time, costs, quality, risks and subcontracts. You learn how to lead and manage project teams and facilitate meetings, use conflict resolution/negotiation strategies and develop powerful skills of persuasion and influence. To obtain the Masters Certificate you must complete 6 three-day classes. Click here for more information.
Note: If you are a UW-Madison employee interested in this certificate program, you are eligible for discounted registration fees. For more information, please contact Patricia Reigstad, Program Coordinator, at 608-441-7345.
Master of Science in Project Management
This is a fully online program offered through the University of Wisconsin-Platteville. It is accredited by the Higher Learning Commission and UW-Platteville is a member of the North Central Association of Colleges and Schools. In addition, the program is globally accredited by Project Management Institute (PMI). Click here for more information.
Project Management Institute (PMI)
PMI is the leading global association for the project management profession and offers Project Management Certification. The local Madison Chapter of PMI offers networking and professional development opportunities.
Division of Continuing Studies
The Division of Continuing Studies focuses on providing educational resources to nontraditional students, lifelong learners and the community at UW-Madison. Roles of the division include leadership, administrative oversight and marketing responsibility for UW-Madison’s noncredit offering, credit outreach and summer session. The division also advises and admits adults seeking to enroll as University Special or Guest Students. The Division of Continuing Studies offers a Project Management Noncredit Certificate that prepares its enrollees to become project managers. For more information on this certificate click here.
Project Management Institute (PMI) global congresses are regional conferences that provide professional development, networking, information sharing and recognition for project management practitioners from the region and around the world.