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Saturday, October 6 • 2:00pm - 3:00pm
#330-EXH Trends from Academia: Research Outcomes, Career Path of Students, and Developments in Project Management Education

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This session will highlight trends for career outcomes and education in project management. Using academic research, particularly with regard to the career paths of students, this session will provide insights into the skills students and emerging professionals need, and how education at the college and university level can provide those skills through excellent teaching and accreditation of project management programs.  Join us for a presentation on the research followed by a discussion of the future of project management education.  This session will conclude with a presentation of the Global Accreditation Center for Project Management Education Programs (GAC) awards for accreditation.

**To request PDUs for this activity, please self-report to ccrs.pmi.org.


At the conclusion of this session, participants will be able to:
(1) describe current trends in academia and their impact on the project management profession;
(2) discuss how to apply the research to support the needs of the next generation of project management students and professionals.

Speakers
avatar for Ashley Forsyth

Ashley Forsyth

Academic Specialist, PMI
Ashley joined PMI as an academic programs specialist in 2014, working with chapters to facilitate and support academic outreach to colleges and universities, working with academic institutions, their faculty and students to advance the teaching of project management through increased... Read More →
avatar for Tracey Richardson, PMP

Tracey Richardson, PMP

Associate Professor, College of Business; Director of Academic Programs, Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University
Tracey Richardson is a tenured, Associate Professor of Project Management in the College of Business at Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University – Worldwide. Dr. Richardson is the Accreditation Director for the College of Business and previously served as the Chair, Department of Management... Read More →
avatar for Linh Luong, PMP

Linh Luong, PMP

Program Director of Master of Science in Project Management, City University of Seattle
Linh Luong is currently the Program Director for both the Bachelors of Science in Project Management and the Masters of Science in Project Management, both PMI Globally Accredited programs, at City University of Seattle.  Her background and career goes back 15+ years in IT project... Read More →


Saturday October 6, 2018 2:00pm - 3:00pm PDT
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