Upcoming Workshops

Upcoming Workshops

Project Planning Using Microsoft Project

Thursday, November 1
8:30 a.m. – 4:30 p.m.
$395 ($25 discount if registered by Oct. 25)
Lunch included

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Want to learn how to use Microsoft Project or sharpen your skills?

Join us for an introduction to the program’s project management tools and discover how to effectively implement and successfully execute a project from initiation through closeout.

Topics include:

  • Setting standards for projects
  • Creating effective timelines
  • Reporting and escalating issues
  • Identifying critical paths
  • Adding and deleting tasks
  • Capturing scope and requirements
  • Focusing on changing timescales

The workshop is led by Kyle Wills, MS, PMP, PgMP, PfMP, the Global Director of Portfolio Management at DSM Biomedical. Wills also teaches the project scheduling and integration course in the project management certificate program.

Attendees are welcome to bring a work-related project to explore during the workshop.

 


Intro to Makerspace: Basic Use of CorelDraw and Trotec Laser Workshop

Wednesday, November 14
2:00–5:00 p.m.
Innovation Center
$99.00
Registration limited to 8 seats

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Learn basic operations of the CorelDraw Technical Suite Software as well as the Trotec Speedy 400 Laser. Participants will use their imagination to create something in CorelDraw with the intent to etch/engrave and cut their creation out of acrylic on the Trotec Speedy 400 Laser.

The workshop is led by Dennis Wozniak, the engineering lab manager at Penn State Great Valley. A U.S. Army veteran, Wozniak developed and instructed curriculum for satellite ground operations and held contracted positions with the Department of Defense, the National Security Agency, and NASA. He has also held various executive level positions in multiple technical start-up companies related to operations, marketing and sales of products and services.