Three-day Practical Project Management Certificate Program at Hutchinson Center 

Sun, 09/13/2020 - 4:45pm

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University of Maine Hutchinson Center
Belfast, ME
United States

BELFAST — Registration is now open for an in-person project management course, Practical Project Management, offered October 2,  9 and 16, through the University of Maine Hutchinson Center. 

The three-day program, taught by Angela Wheaton, runs from 8:30 a.m. – 4:30 p.m., and includes a catered continental breakfast and lunch.

The fee is $495 per person, with need-based scholarships available. More information is available on the Hutchinson Center website.

Practical Project Management is a comprehensive professional development course that provides useful skills for managing projects in the real world.

“This concrete and targeted approach will meet you where you are and quickly propel you forward in your project management practice,” said the Center, in a news release.

Participants will walk through a project from start to finish, defining and initiating a project, determining scope, then building a work breakdown structure, project plan and Gantt charts. Along the way, participants will talk about communication plans, time management, negotiation, conflict, stakeholders and team building. Participants will also take time to discuss project management concerns that are timely or interesting to the group.

A longtime resident of southern Maine, Angela Wheaton (M.A., P.M.P., C.S.M.) currently lives in Portland. Wheaton has a Master of Arts degree in theology and counseling, is certified by the Project Management Institute, holds a Scrum Master certification and is a certified Facilitative Leader and Trainer. She has leadership experience in the retail, banking, education, technology, social service and healthcare fields.

Her passion is for completing projects, building teams, and motivating people. Wheaton enjoys house projects, spending time with friends and family and traveling, recently visiting Iceland, Portugal, and hiking on the Camino de Santiago in Spain.

Participants will earn a badge in Project Management Level 1, a UMaine certificate of completion and 2.3 CEUs/23 contact hours are available.

This professional development program will be held in person, utilizing strict social distancing measures. For more information or to request an accommodation contact Michelle Patten, Conference and Professional Development coordinator,; 207.338.8002.


About the Hutchinson Center:

The Hutchinson Center is an outreach center for the University of Maine in Orono, that serves as an educational and cultural center for the Midcoast area. It is named for University of Maine President Emeritus Frederick E. Hutchinson. The mission of the Hutchinson Center is to broaden access to University of Maine academic and non-degree programs and services, lifelong learning opportunities, and professional and career development experiences using innovative approaches that increase synergy among University of Maine System entities, University of Maine departments and divisions, and that engage a wider Maine community. 


About the University of Maine: 

The University of Maine, founded in Orono in 1865, is the state's land grant, sea grant and space grant university. It is located on Marsh Island in the homeland of the Penobscot Nation.  As Maine's flagship public university, UMaine has a statewide mission of teaching, research and economic development, and community service. UMaine is the state's only public research university and among the most comprehensive higher education institutions in the Northeast. It attracts students from all 50 states and more than 70 countries. UMaine currently enrolls 11,561 undergraduate and graduate students who have opportunities to participate in groundbreaking research with world-class scholars. UMaine offers more than 100 degree programs through which students can earn master's, doctoral or professional science master's degrees, as well as graduate certificates. The university promotes environmental stewardship, with substantial efforts campuswide to conserve energy, recycle and adhere to green building standards in new construction. For more information about UMaine, visit