Currently, the Project Management Program is on hiatus awaiting a new program manager. Review this Web site periodically for the announcement that classes are starting again.
PURPOSE: Project Management Training is designed for State employees who need a practical and applied approach to learning the foundations of managing projects, with the main purpose of applying the acquired knowledge to projects currently managed, or soon to be managed. The Project Management processes, tools, skills, and additional information provided in this program will assist you in your everyday responsibilities as a project manager.
PROCESS: Upon approval of your application, you will join with a group of peers and begin applying what you learn immediately in this learning group (cohort) and at work. You will have interactive participation in group discussions of the key elements and processes that will assist you in the successful management of projects within your respective agencies. In addition, you will be provided with the project management standards contained in the Project Management Body of Knowledge (PMBOK), provided by the Project Management Institute (PMI).
Participants will be required to dedicate over one hundred hours in a classroom or lab setting, with additional reading, homework, and the completion of an individual and a group project. Participants will apply skills taught in class, including doing research, practice activities, documentation, and applying effective communication skills within a team environment, as you work towards the completion of a high-paced project.
PAY-OFF: Upon successful completion of the Project Management learning program, you will have the expertise and competencies needed to maximize your performance as a project manager. Specifically, you will apply the knowledge and skills found in the competency model below. In addition, it will provide a solid foundation for candidates interested in pursuing further studies in preparation for taking the Project Management Professional (PMP) certification exam, offered by the Project Management Institute (PMI).
To view projects created in the Project Management series, click on the link OLPD Program Projects located under Quick Links.
Project Management Competencies
Click the model below to view the Project Management competencies.