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Project Management: Strategy Essentials


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Instructors from the project management certificate at the University of Chicago Professional Education bring to the classroom their substantial knowledge of successfully leading projects across a spectrum of industries. In highly interactive courses, they use case studies and in-class activities to deliver training both relevant and immediately applicable to any organization. Our instructors are credentialed Project Management Professionals (PMP)®, certified by the Project Management Institute (PMI)®, and have PhDs in relevant fields. All will provide a strong, engaging experience that will help your skills and knowledge align with the three tenets of the PMI® talent triangle: technical project management, strategic and business management, and leadership.

*PMI, PMP, PMI-ACP, and PgMP are registered marks of the Project Management Institute, Inc.

Elaine H. Alexander, Project Management instructor

Elaine H. Alexander, MS, MBA, PhD, PMP®, PgMP®

Project Manager, American Joint Commission on Cancer, American College of Surgeons

Elaine Alexander is a project and program management professional with over twenty years of experience in large corporations regulated by the FCC and the FDA. She is currently the project manager for the American Joint Committee on Cancer at the American College of Surgeons in Chicago. Her...

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Joe D’Mello, Project Management instructor

Joe D’Mello, MBA, MS, PhD, PMP®, PMI-ACP®, CSM

President, Exequity, Inc.

Joe D’Mello is president of management consulting and training firm Exequity Inc. and a PMI Authorized Training Partner (ATP) focused on enhancing clients’ execution capabilities. He has over twenty-five years of experience in management and consulting capacities for Fortune 500 companies, small...

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Prasad S. Kodukula, Project Management instructor

Prasad S. Kodukula, PhD, PMP®, PgMP®, DASM

PMI Fellow

Prasad S. Kodukula is a speaker, coach, author, inventor, and entrepreneur with more than thirty years of professional experience. He has spoken in forty-five countries and worked with forty Fortune 100 companies. He co-founded and serves as CEO of two companies: Kodukula & Associates, Inc., a...

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Fernando Yepez, Project Management Instructor

Fernando Yepez, MA, MBA, PhD, PMP®

Strategy and Business Model Coach

Fernando Yepez has over twenty years of professional experience working for Big Five consulting firms and as an entrepreneur. His areas of concentration include strategy, business modeling, technology, service delivery, change, and people, while his core competencies include designing innovative...

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With an instructional team of industry experts, UChicago’s Strategy Essentials Project Management Certificate is designed to teach you exactly what you need for your career, today.

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