Edmonds Community College to hold project management open house Dec. 5

Edmonds Community College will hold a Discover Project Management open house from 6-9 p.m., Wed., Dec. 5 in Snohomish Hall 304, 20000 68th Ave. W, Lynnwood.

Learn how to earn a certificate in Project Management and become a Project Management Professional (PMP) or a Certified Associate in Project Management (CAPM). Meet Edmonds Community College faculty, alumni, and current students in the project management program.

The guest speaker at the event will be Wilfred James of the Puget Sound Chapter of the Project Management Institute. Project managers from The Boeing Company, All Things HR, Pemco Insurance, and Virginia Mason Medical Center will be on hand to talk about career opportunities.

Students of project management learn and develop valuable skills such as planning and managing projects, creating schedules, identifying project tasks dealing with conflicts and setbacks, resource allocation, and building and working with teams.

Project Management certification complements careers in business management, construction management, energy management, event planning, economics, occupational safety, engineering and international business.

Core classes for the certificate include Human Relations in Organizations, Microsoft Project, Principles of Management, Project Management I: Project Scope/Requirements, and Project Management II: Scheduling/Controlling Projects. Online and evening classes available.

For more information about the Project Management certificate, call 425-640-1604 or go to www.edcc.edu/pm.

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