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UCI Division of Continuing Education to Offer New Project Stakeholder Management Course For Fall Quarter

Curriculum Includes New Pmbok 5 Standards; Readies Students For Pmp Certification Test

IRVINE, Calif. – September 5, 2013 – For fall quarter 2013, University of California, Irvine Extension offers its newest project management course within the Certificate Program in Project Management. The curriculum for “Project Stakeholder Management” reflects the global standards of the Project Management Institute‚Äôs, A Guide to the Project Management Body of Knowledge, (PMBOK® Guide) – 5th Edition. The course will provide participants with insight on how to manage stakeholder expectations and offer tips and techniques that will help projects run more efficiently. This online course will run from Oct. 21 through Nov. 24.

“By updating our project management courses to reflect the new standards outlined in the PMBOK® Guide – Fifth Edition, UC Irvine Extension courses and programs are offering participants the latest tools and knowledge necessary to be fully prepared for not only the PMP certification exam, but to also improve work performance and become savvy project managers,” said Melanie Mitchell, director of management, marketing and business programs at UC Irvine Extension.

Course instructor Nathaniel Crews, PMP, EMTM, MBA, CSM, is an accomplished, results-oriented IT Executive, who will guide students through an overview of stakeholder management and the appropriate skills necessary to become successful in this role. Crews has more than 30 years of proven expertise in technology solution planning and implementation, as well as product design and systems development, and has effectively lead hundreds of complex projects that address business needs for domestic and international clients.

To learn more about the certificate program and course, or to register, visit http://unex.uci.edu/certificates/business_mgmt/project_mgmt/ or call 949-824-5414.

About UCI Division of Continuing Education

The University of California, Irvine Division of Continuing Education (DCE) provides lifelong learning opportunities to thousands of students worldwide each year – fulfilling the school’s 60-year curriculum platform to connect degree programs to the world of work and achievement after graduation. The Division offers a broad range of certificate programs, specialized studies, and sequential courses to local, regional and global markets through online, on-campus and on-site delivery. A leader in the open education movement, the Division offers free Massive Online Open Courses (MOOCs) and content through the UCI Open initiative. For more information about UCI Division of Continuing Education, visit ce.uci.edu.

About the University of California, Irvine

Founded in 1965, UCI is the youngest member of the prestigious Association of American Universities. The campus has produced three Nobel laureates and is known for its academic achievement, premier research, innovation, and anteater mascot. Led by Chancellor Howard Gillman, UCI has more than 36,000 students and offers 222 degree programs. It’s located in one of the world’s safest and most economically vibrant communities and is Orange County’s second-largest employer, contributing $5 billion annually to the local economy. For more on UCI, visit uci.edu.