Apollo 13 Mission Case Study for Free Project Management Professional Development Event
Sep 10, 2011
The Apollo 13 mission will serve as a case study for a free project management professional development event set for September 23 at Harrisburg University of Science and Technology.
With its theme, Organizational Behavior: Power, Conflict & Group Work, the event is part of PM Partners’, a free semi-structured professional development program that leverages the knowledge and experience of colleagues in project management through peer-to-peer learning.
The free event is scheduled for 8:30 a.m.-11 a.m., September 23, at Harrisburg University, which is located at 326 Market Street in Harrisburg. Attendees can earn 2 PMI PDUs.
The PM Partners' meets quarterly to explore advanced PM topics using case studies produced and made available by NASA. Attendees pick up best practices and lessons learned through these engaging and insightful conversations with other project management experts. The events are put forth in collaboration between Harrisburg University, the Keystone Chapter of PMI® and The Pennsylvania Office of Administration, and Dr. Ed Rogers, Chief Knowledge Officer at NASA Goddard Space Flight Center.
The event is free but an RSVP is required. RSVP on line at http://www.harrisburgu.edu/academics/professional/rsvp.php or via email at CONNECT@HarrisburgU.edu
For additional information academic programs in project management at the University, call 717.901.5101 or email Admissions@HarrisburgU.edu
You can literally take planes, trains and automobiles to the event. The University’s location in downtown Harrisburg is near Interstates 83 and 81 and the Pennsylvania Turnpike, making it an easy drive to the University from any of Pennsylvania’s major cities. And it’s only a two-hour drive from the University to Baltimore, Washington, DC or Philadelphia. The Amtrak Passenger Train Station and Greyhound Bus Station are one block from our location. And the Harrisburg International Airport is only nine miles from the University. http://www.harrisburgu.edu/campuslife/directions.php
Harrisburg University is located at 326 Market Street in Harrisburg. Parking is available in the Harrisburg Parking Authority operated garage accessible via Fourth Street. Cost for parking in the garage is $5.00 for 0-2 hours. Kiosk for parking accepts cash only. More information on parking rates and directions to the University are found online at http://www.harrisburgu.net/campuslife/directions.php#parking
Founded in 2001 to address Central Pennsylvania’s need for increased opportunities for study leading to careers in science, technology, engineering and math (STEM) fields, Harrisburg University is an innovative and ambitious private institution that produces graduates who provide increased competence and capacity in science and technology disciplines to Pennsylvania and the nation. Harrisburg University ensures institutional access for underrepresented students and links learning and research to practical outcomes. As a private University serving the public good, Harrisburg University remains the only STEM-focused comprehensive university located between Philadelphia and Pittsburgh.
For more information on the University's demand-driven undergraduate, graduate and certificate programs in applied science and technology fields, call 717.901.5146 or email Connect@HarrisburgU.edu