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Project Management Series for

Industry Professionals practical project management

A week of spanning fundamentals to advanced topics

April 19-23, 2010

C

enter for Strategic Thinking from the University of La Verne and Keck Graduate Institute - two southern California leaders in corporate education - have teamed up to develop and deliver a five-day project management class for professionals in life science, technology, and other industries.

Location

University of La Verne Orange County Regional Campus 2855 Michelle Drive, Suite 250 Irvine, CA 92606 This project management series features • Three days of fundamentals designed to satisfy PMI® requirements for the CAPM® certificate • Two days of intermediate and advanced topics geared toward more difficult issues encountered by project managers – especially those in the life sciences • A certificate of completion for each section

Attending all 5 days satisfies PMI requirements for the PMP exam. Learning objectives

• Those new to project management (the first 3 days) will: »» Learn to apply the major concepts of project management in their work »» Gain a framework for using key methods and tools »» Become familiar with the PMBOK® »» Obtain the background necessary to proceed further in project management certification

Fee

• More seasoned executives (the second 2 days) will:

Monday-Wednesday: three days of fundamentals, $2700

»» Enhance their strategic approach by implementing best project management, portfolio and resource management practices

Thursday-Friday: two days intermediate and advanced topics, $1800

»» Compare intermediate/advanced project management techniques used in the Life Science, Aerospace and Information Technology industries »» Define best project management practices for life sciences »» Optimize clinical trial site selection and keep global project timelines on track »» Learn to enhance patient recruitment and retention • All attendees will »» Learn to implement resource planning techniques to maximize resource allocation across projects »» Better understand how to apply and use risk management techniques »» Differentiate between product risk and project risk. Learn a step-bystep process to identify and prevent potential project problems. »» Discuss new issues and technologies in project management »» Recognize the use and abuse of metrics and assess how to systematically make rational clinical trials decisions

Register for all five days and receive a 20% discount, $3600 Five or more from the same organization for all five days, $3060 per person To register

www.regonline.com/PMSeries For more information:

Diana Bartlett Keck Graduate Institute diana.bartlett@kgi.edu 909-607-9864 www.kgi.edu/CorporatePartnerships/CorporateEducation.html Mehdi Beheshtian, Ph.D. University of La Verne mbeheshtian@laverne.edu 909-593-3511, x4200 www.ulvcfst.org


Who should attend?

• Because the five days build from basics to advanced, this class can accommodate industry professionals with modest to significant knowledge of the field • Industry professionals who need the fundamentals to better manage projects (first 3 days) • Clinical project managers who have mastered project management basics (second 2 days) • Experienced project managers with limited drug development or clinical trial experience (second 2 days) • Team leaders or managers with a basic knowledge of the field • Staff from pharmaceutical, biotech medical device or diagnostic companies or Contract Research Organizations (CROs) who wish to learn more about intermediate/advanced project management as well as the clinical trial process • Clinical, regulatory and development staff who design clinical trial programs Instructors

• First 3 days: Mehdi Beheshtian, Ph.D., Director, University of La Verne Center for Strategic Thinking Location

• Second 2 days: Eric Morfin, Ph.D., PMP

University of La Verne Orange County Regional Campus 2855 Michelle Drive, Suite 250 Irvine, CA 92606

practical project management

A week of spanning fundamentals to advanced topics

April 19-23, 2010

For more information:

Diana Bartlett Keck Graduate Institute diana.bartlett@kgi.edu 909-607-9864 www.kgi.edu/Corporate-Partnerships/Corporate-Education.html Mehdi Beheshtian, Ph.D. University of La Verne mbeheshtian@laverne.edu 909-593-3511, x4200 www.ulvcfst.org


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