IPMForum announces Partnership with The Program Management Academy

PMForum subscribers to receive discounted pricing on program management seminars and workshops in USA
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Feb. 15, 2010 - PRLog -- Dallas, Texas — PMForum, Inc announced today that it has established a Partnership with The Program Management Academy to provide discounts on workshops and other benefits to PMForum subscribers and readers.  The Program Management Academy is an education and research organization in Oregon that provides courses on various aspects of program management.  PMForum operates www.pmforum.org, the world’s oldest website devoted to professional project management, and produces the popular monthly online global project management e-Journal PM World Today.

According to PMForum Managing Editor David Pells, “We have recently launched a partnership program to team up with project management-related organizations that can offer educational products and services to PMForum subscribers on advantageous terms.  The Program Management Academy has some outstanding courses and instructors, so I am excited to announce our new relationship.”

Russ Martinelli, Executive Director of the Program Management Academy, stated, “Efficiently executing strategic programs has never been more important. Learning and mastering new skills and approaches is key to project and program managers, even those with years of experience.  We are thrilled to partner with PMForum to bring our courses to the attention of more program and project managers around the world.”

The Program Management Academy offers the following seminars and workshops on a regular basis, for which PMForum subscribers can now receive a 20% discount:

•   Mastering Program Management – 2 day workshop (16 PDUs)
•   Leading Global Project Teams – 2 day workshop (16 PDUs)
•   Gathering Requirements – 1 day workshop (8 PDUs)
•   Writing Great Requirements – 1 day workshop (8 PDUs)
•   Managing Program and Business Risk – 1 day workshop (8 PDUs)
•   Portfolio Management for Executives – 1 day workshop (8 PDUs)
•   Successful Organizational Change – 1 day workshop (8 PDUs)
•   Facilitating Effective Retrospectives – 1 day workshop (8 PDUs)
•   Putting Brakes on a Rocket: Program Management at Intel – Webinar

Many of these courses are taught by Russ Martinelli, Jim Waddell, and Tim Rahschulte, authors of the Program Management for Improved Business Results (Wiley, 2007) and Leading Global Teams: The New Leadership Challenge (Multi-media, 2020). The author instructors have many years of experience in high risk, high profile programs and offer their own as well as other examples of program management and organizational change challenges and effective solutions during their workshops. While attendees in workshops bring their own situations and experiences, participants also benefit from the direct contact with these leading experts.  The next available course, “Mastering Program Management”, will be held in Tigard, Oregon during 4-5 May 2010.  To qualify for the PMForum discount, mention “PMForum” when registering.  

About the Program Management Academy
The Program Management Academy was created to help companies, organizations, and individuals better understand the principles of program management and to improve their program management practices. The primary goals of the Program Management Academy are: (1) To increase the awareness of program management as a critical business function; (2) To provide training, coaching, and consultation for individuals, teams and organizations practicing program management; and (3) To perform research and continued publication to further evolve program and business management practices worldwide.  More information at http://www.programmanagement-academy.com/.

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About PMForum
PMForum operates www.pmforum.org, the world’s oldest website devoted to professional project management and one of the world’s most popular sources of project management news and information. PMForum also produces the monthly PM World Today eJournal where articles, reports and stories about projects and project management around the world can be found; free subscriptions are available at www.pmworldtoday.net. Information about PMForum’s Partners Program can be found at http://www.pmforum.org/partners/partners.htm.

SOURCE: PMForum, Inc.

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