Project Management, Finance Courses Offered at Penn College

Published 09.10.2012

Workforce Development

For companies looking to sharpen their employees’ skills in theoretical project management or basic finance, Workforce Development & Continuing Education at Pennsylvania College of Technology is offering two series of noncredit courses.

Classes will be held at the Center for Business & Workforce Development on the college’s main campus in Williamsport. The courses can also be delivered at company locations for groups of employees. The courses are taught by qualified, experienced industry experts.

The Project Management Series consists of four courses: Introduction to Project Management, Getting Projects Started, Project Planning Tools, and Risk and Communication Management. Participants explore the basic steps in the project-management process; discuss tools and techniques that are needed to get projects started; learn practical techniques that are essential for planning projects; and develop a collaborative, proactive method for dealing with risk issues and project communications.

The Finance Series also consists of four courses: Reviewing Financial Statements, Behind the Numbers, Better Makes You Best and Better Data Analysis. Participants explore basic financial statements, learn important measures used for evaluating any organization, discover the reasons behind and the benefits of continuous improvement and discover the basic building blocks of continuous improvement.

Each of the workshops runs for three hours and will be offered on Sept. 25, Oct. 30, Nov. 20 and Dec. 18.

For complete course listings, descriptions and dates, or to register, call 570-327-4775 or visit WDCE (click on "Courses").

For information on credit offerings at Penn College, visit the Academic Schools page.