Instructor: Jim Milliken
Jim Milliken Biography: Jim Milliken has provided management and communication consultation to business, industry, and nonprofits throughout the United States since 1986. His specialties include project management, in which he holds the PMP (Project Management Professional) certification, problem solving and delegation, business writing and advertising, and negotiation and presentation skills. His work combines organizational skills with nearly thirty years' experience as a newspaper editor. www.millikenproject.com

Classes by this instructor

Contact Hrs/CEUs: 21/2.1

AgileYou are responsible for organizing and managing a multifaceted activity involving people from differing specialties to create something brand new. Quality is essential, resources are limited, and time is of the essence-a classic scenario. This course provides the concepts, practices, and skills required to manage such an enterprise. The process starts with examining the situation and organizing the team; moves through identifying tasks and estimating resources; and concludes with setting schedules, managing risk, and completing a plan. Working in teams, you will apply and extend your workplace expertise and integrate project management competencies.

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November 1-15, 2017, Abromson Center, Room 214/215 (13 seats (43%) remaining)
Contact Hrs/CEUs: 21/2.1

AgileThis three-day workshop is designed for project managers who have a solid grasp of basic project management, but are interested in the challenges that result as the methodology is being introduced into an organization. The course directly links to the first course in the Certificate Series, Effective Project Management.

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December 6-20, 2017, Abromson Center, Room 214/215 (17 seats (57%) remaining)
Contact Hrs/CEUs: 7/0.7

AgileThis course is for the "super-busy" person. It is aimed at go-to managers and supervisors who keep absorbing work and attempting to solve problems beyond reason. They often are involved in overlapping responsibilities for multiple projects as well as key continuing functions. This workshop provides them with the practices they need to establish sensible structure in their workdays, set and manage short-term and long-term goals, manage daily time and tasks, and maintain productive work sharing relationships with others.

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Tuesday, December 5, 2017, Abromson Center, Room 213 (27 seats (90%) remaining)