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Syracuse University’s Project Management Certification Training, Day 1 of 4

October 5, 2018 @ 9:00 am - 3:00 pm UTC+0

Program Overview:
This course is intended for people who are interested in developing skills in project management. This class will also help prepare you for the PMP exam and meet the 35 hour Project Management class time required to become certified.

Topics covered:

  • Understanding the elements of successful project management
  • Reviewing & understanding the project review process
  • The organization and planning necessary from requirements definition to project closure
  • The process used to determine project scope, estimate costs and schedules, organize and staff a project, monitor project progress, and develop lessons learned from completed projects
  • Prepare for the PMP exam
  • Have fun and learn how to be a better Project Manager!

Class discussions will be based on case situations and on articles from business and technical publications. The class will include hands-on work with cost estimation, project scheduling, resource allocation and earned value analysis.

Who should attend:
Project Managers, Materials Managers, Purchasing Managers and Senior Buyers, Supplier Quality Leaders, Production and Material Control Leaders or anyone having responsibility or playing a significant role in managing or improving the company’s suppliers.

Location: MACNY Headquarters


Friday, October 5th 9am – 3pm

Thursday, October 11th – 10a – 4p

Friday, October 19th – 9a – 3p

Thursday October 25th – 10a to 4p

Cost: $1,350/MACNY Member; $1,650/Non-Member; $1,215/Individual Member

Patrick Penfield
Patrick Penfield is a Professor of Supply Chain Management Practices and Director of Supply Chain Executive Management Programs at Syracuse University. He was voted Professor of the Year at the Whitman School of Management in 2007 and was awarded The Meredith Teaching award for teaching excellence in 2009. He is Certified in Purchasing Management (CPM), Certified Fellow in Production and Inventory Management (CFPIM) and Certified in Integrated Resource Management (CIRM). Penfield has over 20 years of experience in Supply Chain Management, working with Johnson & Johnson, Philips Electronics and, The Raymond/Toyota Corporation. He is the author of the book Strategic Negotiations Planning – The Buyer’s Guide On How to Negotiate with Suppliers. Penfield has authored articles for the Material Handling Industry, Institute of Supply Management, Supply Chain Management Review, American Production and Inventory Control Society and the U.S. State Department. He’s a dynamic speaker and has spoken at many national conferences and business meetings. Penfield is regarded as an expert in Green Supply Chain Management practices.

Cancellation by Registrants:
Registrants cancelling less than 48 hours (or close of business Friday for a Monday course) prior to the start of the seminar/class; will be billed for the entire cost of the program.  “No shows” will be billed in the full seminar/class fee which can be applied toward a future class.  Substitutions may be made at any time.


October 5, 2018
9:00 am - 3:00 pm
Event Category:


MACNY Member : $1350.00

Non-MACNY Member : $1650.00

Individual Member : $1215.00



MACNY Headquarters
5788 Widewaters Parkway
Syracuse,NY13214United States
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