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2013-04-04

Optivation offering project management workshop

Optivation, a custom training venture operated by Bemidji State University and Northwest Technical College, will offer an online course in project management beginning April 15.

The course begins April 15 and runs through May 26; it carries a registration fee of $450. Advance registration is encouraged by April 8.

This course covers the fundamentals of project management. Participants will gain an understanding of the project management framework, develop a project charter and craft a project management plan using student-provided projects approved by the instructor.

This is a project-based applied learning course. Participants are strongly encouraged to use existing or planned projects at their place of work.

The course instructor is Mike Wellcome, who has professional experience in business process improvement, electronic commerce, grant writing and administration, strategic planning and project management. He has a bachelor’s degree in vocational education and a master’s degree in organization and management.

For more information, contact Optivation, optivation.org, optivation@bemidjistate.edu, (218) 755-2998.

About Optivation
Optivation is a custom college and outreach training venture operated jointly by Bemidji State University and Northwest Technical College. It is designed to increase collaboration between the University, the college and the business and technology sectors of the northwest Minnesota region. Staffed by veteran business and entrepreneurial professionals, Optivation delivers targeted training and education to help organizations succeed in a changing world. Through its affiliations with the University and the technical college, Optivation is able to tap into an unparalleled network of people and technology across the state of Minnesota. For more information, visit optivation.org.

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