Development Programs

Innovation Partners International & Mainstream Partners

PM Training Programs

(note Programs are virtual until safe to do in-person)

Project Management Leadership…  35 training hours over 5 days

This program teaches PM best practices and provides a practical working knowledge of the PM profession, and is aligned with the 
Project Management 
Institute’s latest “PM Body of Knowledge”. Students take a case study through a multi-phase planning process
including both Traditional and Agile approaches. They learn about the unique challenges of both approaches and actions they can take
to increase the likelihood of project completion and success.  Some of the key topic areas to be addressed include:

  • Team Development Stakeholder Collaboration
  • Scope Management Schedule Management
  • Risk Management Quality Management
  • Estimating & Negotiation Procurement & Project Implementation
  • Agile Approaches & Roles Integration of Agile and Traditional PM

The program provides a foundation for moving toward becoming a PMP (Project Management Professional) and meets the PMI 
training hours requirement

For more information contact Instructors Robert Laliberte, MS, PMP, or John Houser, MBA, PMP, PMI-ACP 

Agile Project Management…  21 training hours over 4 days

This program is oriented toward people in the information technology industry.  Students will participate in interactive, team based,
skill practice sessions.  You will be taught: 

    • The Agile Mindset Seven Agile methodologies
    • Four Adaptive Planning Tools Eight Estimating Techniques
    • Ten Prioritization Schemes Lean Techniques

This program will give you the vocabulary to improve your collaboration, planning, team building, and management skills.  It will teach 
you proven agile project management techniques.

The program provides a foundation for moving toward becoming a PMI-ACP (Agile Certified Professional) and meets the PMI training
hours requirement.

For more information contact Instructors Robert Laliberte, MS, PMP, or John Houser, MBA, PMP, PMI-ACP


University of Southern Maine Professional Development Programs

University of Southern Maine has multiple development programs offered locally as well as several certification programs. 

All University of Southern Maine courses are facilitated by local business professionals.


Certificate Program Includes:

      • Introduction to the Practice of Project Management
      • Effective Project Management
      • Implementing Project Management
      • Agile Coaching and Leadership
      • Lean Six Sigma Certification (Green and Black)
      • Elective courses to satisfy PDU requirements

Click here for a complete description of the Project Management Certificate.

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