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Project Management Careers by Tony Swaim

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UCLA Extension Free Virtual Info Session on
Project Management February 22 -25, 2011
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Project Management Careers by Tony Swaim

  1. 1. Virtual Information Session Careers in Project Management February 22-25, 2011 Online, 24/7, Anywhere, Anytime Tony Swaim UCLA Extension Instructor Project Management [email_address] Carol Eisman uclaextension.edu
  2. 2. Recipe for Project Mgmt Career Success <ul><li>Where Preparedness Meets Opportunity </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Supply and demand </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Individual readiness levels </li></ul></ul>
  3. 3. Skills Required <ul><li>Planning </li></ul><ul><li>Communication </li></ul><ul><li>Leadership </li></ul><ul><li>Teamwork </li></ul><ul><li>Systematic </li></ul><ul><li>Multi-tasking </li></ul>
  4. 4. Factors Creating Project Mgmt Career Opportunities <ul><li>Mergers and acquisitions </li></ul><ul><li>New products </li></ul><ul><li>Process improvement </li></ul><ul><li>Recognition of project management </li></ul><ul><li>Emergence of the service sector </li></ul>
  5. 5. Types Of Opportunities <ul><li>Areas include IT, Healthcare, Finance, Supply Chain, Retail, Manufacturing, and Government. </li></ul><ul><li>Positions include Project Manager, Program Manager, Project Team Member, Functional Position, Unadvertised Position. </li></ul>
  6. 6. How to Jumpstart Your Project Mgmt Career <ul><li>Obtain the Professional Designation in Project Management </li></ul><ul><li>Acquire project management experience </li></ul><ul><li>Become a member of the Project Management Institute (PMI) </li></ul><ul><li>Attend Free Virtual Info Session Feb 22-25 </li></ul>
  7. 7. Tony Swaim Dating back to 1982, Tony Swaim has taught at UCLA Extension, University of California, Irvine, Georgia State University, Kennesaw State University, California State Universities at Long Beach and Fullerton, and Chapman University. He has delivered on-site project management training for Cedars-Sinai Health Systems, Motorola, Mercury Insurance and Alcatel/Lucent, and has provided Lean Six Sigma and supply chain training for Textron, Yamaha, Boston Scientific, and Emerson Electric. His previous positions included Director of Supply Chain Management for Allergan, Worldwide Production Planning and Systems Manager for Beckman Coulter, and Materials Manager for Baxter Healthcare. Tony has an MBA from California State University, Long Beach, and holds professional certifications from the American Society for Quality (Certified Quality Manager and Certified Six Sigma Black Belt), Project Management Institute (Project Management Professional), APICS (Certified in Production and Inventory Management and Certified in Integrated Resource Management), and the Institute for Supply Management (Certified Purchasing Manager). He is currently pursuing a Doctorate in Business Administration from Kennesaw State University.
  8. 8. Project Management Virtual Information Session Feb 22-25 – a free online event – Anywhere, Anytime, 24/7! Interested in Project Management? Careers? Online courses? Certification? The Info Session covers – an overview of project management, online courses, career opportunities, and Project Management Professional (PMP) Certification. Log on at your own pace, review presentations by UCLA Extension Project Management instructors. Q&A on discussion boards. Enter to win a free project management course. Advance registration is required for this free event. Click here to register now . Contact [email_address] or call  (310) 206-1548 (PST).

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