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About CPMI

The Center for Project Management Innovation (CPMI) aims to significantly improve business and project outcomes through professional development, certificates and academic offerings of efficient agile and lean business processes used for Product Development, Software Development, Manufacturing, Business Process Improvement and Value Centered Project/Portfolio Management.

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Provide conferences and technical presentations that attract and connect industry leaders and potential sponsors.


Gather thought leaders that support the center’s objectives through twice annual gatherings.


Provide foundational training in Agile Lean, project management, and transformational leadership.


Offer Agile Lean certificate, PMP certificate, CSM, CPO, and PSM certificate programs delivered by HU faculty and with HU Partners.

Academic Courses

Offer an Agile Lean Concentration in the Masters of Science in Project Management degree program.


Provide agile and lean project management contract resources to support the accomplishment of Agile Lean objectives.


Conduct research through Harrisburg University and external organizations in Agile Lean applications.

CPMI Sponsors

Sponsorship Become a Sponsor

In general, sponsor benefits include:

  • Event meeting space
  • Marketing and promotional opportunities
  • Opportunities to provide educational content
  • Sponsorship of associated events

Associated Programs & Events

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Certified Scrum Master (CSM) Training

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PMP-CAPM Exam Prep Course (In-Class)

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PMP-CAPM Exam Prep Course (Online)

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Project Management Fundamentals


“All aspects of the course were presented with real-life examples. As a result I expect to add a significant level of professionalism to my existing position in regard to project management.”

PMP-CAPM Student

“Overall the class was great. Jesse Fewell was very knowledgeable, entertaining, kept my attention (which can be hard at times when sitting and listening for an extended period of time) and an overall rock star!”

CSM Attendee

Industry Advisory Board

Charles Grindle

Charles Grindle, Ph.D.


Michael Buskey

Michael Buskey, PMP

Y Marie Ortiz

Y. Marie Ortiz, MA

Mario Migliori

Mario Migliori, MBA, PMP®, SAFE 5 Practitioner


Kristin Lovett

Kristin Lovett, CPM, MA

Nasmin Jiwani

Nasmin Jiwani, CSPO, CSM, PMP

Matteo Jean

Matteo Jean, Pietrobelli, P.Eng, Eur.Eng, P.E., CSEP, MBSE


Joseph McClelland

Joseph McClelland

CMPI Sponsors

CPMI Spnsors
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