MINNEAPOLIS, Oct. 11 /PRNewswire/ -- Walden University announced today that it has been designated as a Registered Education Provider (R.E.P.) by the Project Management Institute (PMI)®, the world's largest, most widely recognized organization serving the project management profession. R.E.P. status confirms that the content of Walden's project management courses is in alignment with globally recognized PMI standards, which include course delivery, new course development and instructor quality evaluation.
"With this recognition from the Project Management Institute, Walden University is well positioned to provide PMI members with the valuable credentials and education they need to move forward in their careers," said Dr. William Schulz III, associate dean of Walden's School of Management. "Project management offers a common language and framework for managers, and Walden's convenient and flexible online programs connect working professionals regardless of industry or geography."
Walden University's project management courses in the Master of Business Administration (M.B.A.), M.S. in Leadership, M.S. in Management and M.S. in Project Management degree programs provide students with the business, communication and leadership skills needed to manage projects and diverse teams in order to help organizations achieve their strategic goals. These master's-level project management courses can help prepare students for the certified Project Management Professional (PMP)® exam offered through PMI. In addition, Walden's R.E.P. status allows those who hold a PMI professional certification to earn professional development units (PDUs) by taking individual courses or completing the full degree program.
To learn more about Walden's project management specializations and full degree program, visit www.WaldenU.edu/management or stop by Walden University's booth, #1300, at the PMI® Global Congress 2010—North America conference in Washington, D.C., from Oct. 9–12.
About Walden University
For 40 years, Walden University has supported working professionals in achieving their academic goals and making a greater impact in their professions and their communities. Today, more than 42,500 students from all 50 states and more than 100 countries are pursuing their bachelor's, master's or doctoral degrees at Walden. The university provides students with an engaging educational experience that connects them with expert faculty and peers around the world. Walden is the flagship online university in the Laureate International Universities network—a global network of more than 50 online and campus-based universities in 24 countries.
Walden offers more than 45 degree programs with more than 195 specializations and concentrations. Areas of study include health sciences, counseling, human services, management, psychology, education, public health, nursing, public administration, technology and engineering. For more information, visit www.WaldenU.edu. Walden University is accredited by The Higher Learning Commission and a member of the North Central Association, www.ncahlc.org.
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