Hutchinson Center to offer online practical project management certificate program

Registration is now open for an online program, “Practical Project Management,” offered 12:30–4:30 p.m. May 5, 7, 12 and 14 through the University of Maine Hutchinson Center.

“Practical Project Management” is a comprehensive professional development course that provides useful skills for managing real world projects with a concrete, 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 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. 

Participants will earn a badge in Project Management Level 1 and a certificate of completion. For those interested in continuing education credits, 2 CEUs and 20 contact hours are available.

The course fee is $595 per person with a limited number of need-based scholarships available to those who live or work in Knox or Waldo counties. More information about the program and the scholarships is available online.

To request a reasonable accommodation, contact Michelle Patten, 207.338.8002;