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PSU's Project Management Program
Author: Melissa Endicott
Posted: July 12, 2012
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Professional Development Center | PORTLAND STATE UNIVERSITY
Project Management Program

Summer/Fall 2012 Classes & Workshops

Earn PDUs for your PMP certification!

PMP Exam Prep: July 18 & 25
Applying the PMBOK: September 21
Collaborating in Cross-Functional Teams: October 9
MS Project Fundamentals: October 17
Business Case Writing: October 25   NEW!
PMP Exam Prep Boot Camp: begins October 27   NEW!
Managing Multiple Projects: November 15
Intro to Lean and Agile: November 30

Lean Six Sigma: August 10 & 11   NEW!
This special two-day seminar gives you a systemic view of various popular continuous
improvement methods, including Lean, Six Sigma, Kaizen and Strategy Deployment. Learn what they are, what they do, and how they can work separately or in combination to help improve processes in any organization. Instructor John Major was most recently VP of Global Operations for Radisys Corporation and is an expert on continuous improvement methods. Register today!

Have questions about this or any other course we offer in our Lean and Six Sigma program?
Attend our open house on August 2, 5:30-6:30 pm at PSU. RSVP to program manager Vincent Fritzsche.


New Articles from Jeff Oltmann

Communication Techniques for Managing Expectations is the most recent article from PSU instructor Jeff Oltmann of Synergy Professional Services. View Synergy's additional useful articles, white papers, and case studies here!

Jeff is also interviewed in the June 2012 PM Network article Step by Step, which compares different types of project management methodologies.  
(c) 2012 Project Management Institute   

Creating the Life You Want

Facilitated by Tonia McConnell &

Paul Spindel


This workshop series offers a highly experiential learning community in which to develop a "life-map" to help you create the life you've always wanted. Led by experienced facilitators, you will have the opportunity to reflect through exercises, activities, dialogue, and application between sessions.

For additional info as well as dates and cost, visit here. To register or if you have any questions, please contact Paul Spindel.

  Portland Business Journal's Biz Growth Summit
Thursday, July 26
7:00 am - 4:00 pm

We’ll be an exhibitor at this expo and would love to see you there!  As a special client, we’d like to offer you $20 off admission. Register for the conference and enter discount code FRIENDSOFEXPO12.

Managing Projects, Programs, and Portfolios Conference
August 16
Attend PMI's 11th annual conference on August 16 with a follow-up workshop with keynote speaker Steve Rollins on August 17.

Business Analysis Open House
September 6 
7:30 - 9:00 am

Come learn about our exciting new program while meeting instructors and members of the local chapter of the International Institute of Business Analysis (IIBA). You'll also get a brief overview of the Business Analysis Body of Knowledge (BABOK) and the two professional certifications available through the IIBA. Breakfast will be provided; contact Melissa Endicott to RSVP. 

Free Leading Transitions Workshop
Paul Spindel will be leading his popular workshop on October 11 from 1:00 - 4:30 pm at PSU. Read more...

Free HR Quarterly Breakfast

September 13
7:30 - 9:00 am

Save the date for the next Human Resources Management Program Quarterly Breakfast! Contact Carmen Schwisow for more info and to reserve your seat.

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Melissa Endicott
Program Manager
Melissa Endicott
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Portland State University - Professional Development Center
1515 SW 5th Ave, Suite 1050
Portland, OR 97201

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