Project Management Certificate Program beginning Sept. 20 at the Hutchinson Center

Belfast, Maine – A three-day certificate program, Implementing Project Management, will be offered Sept. 20, 27 and Oct. 4 at the University of Maine Hutchinson Center. Participants from a variety of organizations involved in project management will benefit from this comprehensive training including nonprofit businesses as well as construction, utilities, insurance and banking organizations.

The program, to be held 8:30 a.m.–4:30 p.m., is $495 per person, with need-based scholarships available. A continental breakfast and catered lunch are included.

Program instructor Jim Milliken has provided management and communication consultations and trainings to business, industry and nonprofit organizations throughout the United States since 1986. His specialties include project management, in which he holds the PMP (Project Management Professional) certification.

The program is designed to apply the skills introduced in basic project management programs or specifically, the Effective Project Management Program offered at the Hutchinson Center. The Implementing Project Management Program is presented in five modules, The Project Manager, the Stakeholders, the Plan and the Team; Implementation: How to Meet the Challenge; Communication in Project Management, Negotiating skills and Conflict, Meetings and Presentations. Participants will learn such skills as how to address the challenges of bringing project management processes into the workplace, how to develop and manage the project management team, how to market the project and how to use communication skills in negotiating.

For more information or to register, request an accommodation or scholarship application, contact Michelle Patten, 338-8002;

The Hutchinson Center, an outreach center of the University of Maine, is committed to offering high-quality professional development programs to the greater midcoast Maine community.

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