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‘Put the Project Plan to Work’ Project Management Course Now Available Online Through UCI Division of Continuing Education

Curriculum Explores Documentation Planning and Management of a Project Through Issues, Risks & Changes

IRVINE, Calif. – April 8, 2016 – University of California, Irvine Extension has announced the new Project Management Certificate Program elective course, “Put the Project Plan to Work.” With project management success measured through project execution, this elective course provides the next step for project managers by providing the skills necessary to effectively execute on planning documents. Developed to improve individual and organizational performance, the curriculum focuses on establishing project management as a core competency, executing individual plans while solving problems and conducting on-the-go analysis for top-tier solutions. A fast paced online course for participants eager to develop skills and collaboration, registration is now open. The course runs from April 11 to June 5, 2016.

“Project management professionals seeking to gain an edge in their careers will gain valuable skills to utilize in the workplace, generating successful project management campaigns,” said Stephane Muller, director of business programs for UC Irvine Extension. “Instructed by a leading industry professional who is dedicated to sharing applicable practice, course participants will learn effective techniques proven straight from the field.”

Instructor Dr. Arnetra A. Arrington, PMP, is a specialized consultant with more than fifteen years of project and program management experience working with small and large business. She is currently working with clients on software implementation, business development, PMO implementation and improvement projects. In addition to her multiple years of experience, Arrington is PMP and Six Sigma certified with a terminal degree in Organizational Leadership.

Registration for the course is now available. To learn more about the complete program or to register, visit Put the Project to Work 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

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