Upcoming Events

PMP Certification Exam Prep Course - Fall 2017 - TROY

September 30, 2017
8:00 AM to 4:00 PM

Walsh College - Troy Campus
3838 Livernois Road
Troy, MI 48083
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PMP Certification Exam Prep Course

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PMI-GLC Happy Hour/Social Networking

October 04, 2017
5:00 PM to 8:00 PM

Granite City Food & Brewery
699 W. Big Beaver Road
Troy, MI 48084
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PMI-GLC Happy Hour/Social Networking

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Outreach Programs

Academic Outreach Program

MISSION & OBJECTIVES

The PMI Great Lakes Academic Outreach program is focused on the advancement of the practice and profession of project management in local educational institutions (middle & high school, college, university). Overall objectives include driving demand for Undergraduate and Graduate programs in Project Management, promoting awareness of PMI academic standards, and reinforcing the value of project management to students entering into the corporate workforce as well as to the organizations that will employ them.

Services

  • Integration of project management into school curricula

  • Professional project management networking opportunities

  • Support for individual research efforts within the academic community on project management

  • Project/program management consulting and coaching for activities within local academia

  • Consulting on PMI academic certifications (Registered Education Provider, Accreditation)

  • Subject-matter expert presenters and speakers

  • Joint sponsorship for events related to professional project management


Academic Outreach has three tracks (focus areas):

Track 1 - Educational Institution Integration

Track 2 - Student Collaboration

Track 3 - Research Collaboration

Registration for the PMI Academic Network 

Register to join the PMI Academic Network to receive project management education news alerts and resources delivered to you via email. Participation in the Network is open to full-time, part-time or adjunct faculty as well to program directors and academic administrators who teach, develop or manage project management programs or courses. It is also open to faculty from schools that are interested in developing project management courses. Registration in the PMI Academic Network is free.
http://pmief.org/

2017 Initiatives

Educational Institution Integration

  • Investigate offering Project Management classes at high schools that will qualify for college credit

  • Organize PM 101 Skills for Life Workshop for Academic organizations

  • Partner with PMI Global on Educational Programs

  • Set up Academic Roundtable meeting

 
Partnerships with External Organizations

PMI GLC Scholarship - $2,000 scholarship for 2017

For information either as a participant or support volunteer, please contact us via email at academic@pmiglc.org .