Project Management Foundations: Managing in a Virtual World

Managing in a Virtual World

Lehigh University - Online Training

June 22, 23, 29 & 30
1:00 - 4:00 PM EDT

Taught by John Juzbasich, CEO of our sister company Merit Career Development, for Lehigh University, Project Management Foundations: Managing in a Virtual World is delivered online in a fully live format following best practices and principles for distance learning. Unlike other virtual programs, it builds a virtual classroom community that allows you to engage with other program participants and share your own experiences and challenges. It also includes exercises and case studies that will provide you with concrete tools you can implement immediately. The program is accredited by the Project Management Institute and counts toward the education requirement for Project Management Professionals (PMPs®) and aspiring PMPs.

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Project Management Foundations

Lehigh University - Bethlehem, PA

October 8-9, 2020

Taught by John Juzbasich, CEO of our sister company Merit Career Development, for Lehigh University, Foundations of Project Management shares those best practices in a dynamic two days that will show current and future project managers how to increase their success rates. Instead of using intuition and prior knowledge of what may have worked, participants will learn proven tools and techniques that can be applied on any project. The program directly addresses the most common reasons projects fail, using a powerful business simulation, case study, and class discussions that leverage the experiences of both the instructor and the participants. You will be able to provide increased value to your organization on your first day back at work.

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2020 US Intercollegiate Project Management Competition

Project Management Competition

University of Scranton - Scranton, PA

November 7, 2020
8:00 - 5:00 PM ET

Let the competition begin! Come compete against area colleges and universities for the top prize.

The Annual Project Management Competition is an exciting and educational opportunity for undergraduate students to test their knowledge and hone their project management skills in a fun and competitive environment.

Competing student teams from colleges and universities in the region spend a jam-packed day of learning, sharing, networking and competing utilizing a dynamic and educational project management business simulation. Teams are challenged to make smart and timely decisions based on key project management metrics and variables. The team who makes the best decisions earns the privilege to hoist the trophy and earn the 2020 Project Management Competition Winning Team accolades.

So, we encourage regional colleges and universities to send their best teams to compete this year. The Annual Project Management Competition is a great opportunity to expose students, professors and schools to practical and hands-on learning to supplement classroom instruction in programs and majors including: project management, supply chain, logistics, operations management, business administration, engineering, and healthcare information technology.

Send your best...to beat the rest!

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Advanced Topics in Project Management

Lehigh University - Bethlehem, PA

April 14-15, 2021

Advanced Topics Project Management will help you recognize and address today's most critical project management challenges, taking a deep dive into the latest insights and practices with an emphasis on hands-on learning. As you increase your knowledge of critical areas such as risk, cost, change management, and agile methodology, you will also learn how to apply these concepts and methods. You will leave empowered to greatly improve project management results, adding significant value to your organization.

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How Does a Psychologically Safe Culture Drive High Performance?

Psychological Safety in the Workplace

Great leaders strive to motivate their employees by modeling the behaviors and attitudes they seek from them. But one trait if overlooked - creating a culture of psychological safety - can result in some serious business problems.

On February 18th at 11am ET, Merit’s Gail Cooperman, MLD, will share with you a real life account of how a thriving manufacturing company almost closed because of a psychological safety issue. You’ll also learn:

  • How to minimize destructive workplace behavior
  • How to increase your team’s morale, loyalty and productivity
Recording Coming Soon