SOURCE: University of California, Irvine Extension

University of California, Irvine Extension

April 08, 2016 11:40 ET

'Put the Project Plan to Work' Project Management Course Now Available Online Through UC Irvine Extension

Curriculum Explores Documentation Planning and Management of a Project Through Issues, Risks & Changes

IRVINE, CA--(Marketwired - Apr 8, 2016) - University of California, Irvine Extension has announced the new Project Management Certificate Program elective course, "Put the Project Plan to Work." With project management success measured through project execution, this elective course provides the next step for project managers by providing the skills necessary to effectively execute on planning documents. Developed to improve individual and organizational performance, the curriculum focuses on establishing project management as a core competency, executing individual plans while solving problems and conducting on-the-go analysis for top-tier solutions. A fast paced online course for participants eager to develop skills and collaboration, registration is now open. The course runs from April 11 to June 5, 2016.

"Project management professionals seeking to gain an edge in their careers will gain valuable skills to utilize in the workplace, generating successful project management campaigns," said Stephane Muller, director of business programs for UC Irvine Extension. "Instructed by a leading industry professional who is dedicated to sharing applicable practice, course participants will learn effective techniques proven straight from the field."

Instructor Dr. Arnetra A. Arrington, PMP, is a specialized consultant with more than fifteen years of project and program management experience working with small and large business. She is currently working with clients on software implementation, business development, PMO implementation and improvement projects. In addition to her multiple years of experience, Arrington is PMP and Six Sigma certified with a terminal degree in Organizational Leadership.

Registration for the course is now available. To learn more about the complete program or to register, visit Put the Project to Work or call (949) 824-5414.

About UC Irvine Extension: University of California, Irvine Extension is the continuing education arm of UC Irvine, serving adult students online, at the UC Irvine campus, and at employer sites nationally and worldwide. Since 1962, UC Irvine Extension has offered open enrollment learning opportunities to the Orange County community, providing open access to the resources of the university, through Certificate and Specialized Studies programs (found here) and free, open educational resources (http://ocw.uci.edu/). Connect with UC Irvine Extension on the institution's social media channels.

About the University of California, Irvine: Founded in 1965, UCI is the youngest member of the prestigious Association of American Universities. The campus has produced three Nobel laureates and is known for its academic achievement, premier research, innovation and anteater mascot. Led by Chancellor Howard Gillman, UCI has more than 28,000 students and offers 192 degree programs. Located in one of the world's safest and most economically vibrant communities, it's Orange County's second-largest employer, contributing $4.8 billion annually to the local economy.

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