Project Management for Learning Professionals Certificate

Be more effective in planning, organizing, and controlling your projects.

This program presents concrete steps to improve your project management skills. Participants will learn to manage the critical project management role helping deliver learning and performance solutions that better support their business goals. PMI Certifications: Russell Martin & Associates is a Registered Education Provider through PMI. Through this program, you can receive up to 14 PDUs (professional development units) toward the Project Management Professional Certification. Check with the Project Management Institute for their requirements.

The Project Management for Learning Professionals Program will take place on May 04-05, 2018 from 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. each day.

Learning Objectives

By the end of this program, participants will be able to:

  • Differentiate between project management and project work.
  • Define the roles of the project manager, project sponsor, and other key individuals on a project.
  • Create a project charter.
  • Build a project plan including schedules, resource allocations, and budgets.
  • Create activity networks (PERT, Gantt, and CPM) and other tools for communicating project scope and activities.
  • Create criteria for monitoring and reporting progress, including control point identification charts, project costing charts, and milestone charts.
  • Identify and manage project risks.
  • And more.

Audience

This workshop is designed for learning and performance professionals who are involved in one or more of the following areas:

  • accurately estimating project duration
  • planning, tracking, and monitoring mulitple WLP projects
  • communicating project status to stakeholders
  • managing resources and reporting progress
  • managing external suppliers

Program Topics

Click here to view the Participant Guide Table of Contents

Facilitator Information

Lynn LewisLynn Lewis –Lynn Lewis is an author and learning and performance consultant who fell onto this path in life by accident. Starting her career in broadcast journalism and newswriting, she taught those subjects at the University of Pittsburgh-Bradford. During this experience, she realized that she was meant to be a facilitator and consultant when she grew up.

Since that time, she has been a corporate trainer, training manager, director of project management and held two vice president positions—one where she was responsible for building a corporate university and the other where she was responsible for building a performance solutions consulting practice and project management office (PMO).

After these experiences, she found that the work she loved best was working as a consultant, strategizing with clients, managing projects, designing and developing learning solutions, and helping to mentor and develop these skills in others.

Lynn is a certified project management professional (PMP), and a certified professional and learning and performance (CPLP). She earned a Bachelor’s degree in Mass Communication and a Master’s degree in Business Administration from St. Bonaventure University in New York.

Lynn is the author of several books: Ten Steps to Successful Meetings and Ten Steps to Successful Presentations. She also co-authored the ASTD Learning System (a series of 10 books used to study for the CPLP credential).

She facilitates the following programs for ATD: CPLP Study Prep Workshop, Consulting Skills Certificate, Project Management for Learning Professionals, Emotional Intelligence for Improved Decision Making.

She is an independent consultant and works with organizations across many different industries—especially pharmaceutical/biotech, insurance and financial services.

Credits

  • Earn 1.4 Continuing Education Units (CEUs) upon successfully completing this program. 
  • This program may be eligible for up to 14 CPLP recertification points for the face-to-face version and 12 CPLP recertification points for the online version.
  • This program may be eligible for up to 14 APTD recertification points for the face-to-face version and 12 APTD recertification points for the online version.
  • This program has been pre-approved for 14 (General) recertification credit hours toward PHR, SPHR, and GPHR recertification through the HR Certification Institute.
  • This program is valid for 12 PDCs for the SHRM-CP or SHRM-SCP. For more information about certification or recertification, please visit www.shrm.org/certification.

Registration Fees

ATD Member: US $1,220
Nonmember: US $1,580*

 

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