Practical Project Management Certificate Program offered at Hutchinson Center

Registration is now open for an in-person project management course, Practical Project Management, from 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Oct. 2, 9 and 16 through the University of Maine Hutchinson Center.

Practical Project Management is a comprehensive professional development course that provides useful skills for managing projects in the real world with a concrete and targeted approach.

Participants will walk through a project from defining the parameters to determining scope, building a work breakdown structure, and developing a timeline and Gantt charts. Communication plans, time management, negotiations, conflict, engaging stakeholders and team building will be included in discussion. 

Angela Wheaton, M.A., P.M.P., C.S.M., will facilitate the classes. Wheaton holds a Master of Arts degree in theology and counseling, is certified by the Project Management Institute, holds a Scrum Master certification, and is a certified Facilitative Leader and Trainer. She has leadership experience in the retail, banking, education, technology, social service and healthcare fields. 

Attendees will earn a badge in Project Management Level 1 and a UMaine certificate of completion; 2.3 CEUs/23 contact hours are available. The course fee is $495 per person, with need-based scholarships available. More information is available on the Hutchinson Center website.

This professional development program will be held in person, utilizing strict social distancing measures. For more information or to request an accommodation contact Michelle Patten, Conference and Professional Development Coordinator,; 207.338.8002.