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Lone Star Corporate College offers project management certification, exam prep

HOUSTON (Sept.7, 2012) – Lone Star Corporate College will present Project Management Certification and Project Management Certification Exam Preparation seminars as part of the ongoing Lone Star Corporate College Seminar Series. The seminars are presented in partnership with the University of Houston.

The certification program, Fundamentals of Project Management, will be held from Monday, Sept. 17 to Friday, Sept. 21 and again from Monday, Nov. 5 to Friday, Nov. 9 at Lone Star College-University Park, located at 20515 State Highway 249 at Louetta Road in Houston.

The seminar, designed for project managers and team leaders in any industry, includes topics such as effectively defining, planning, executing, controlling, and successfully closing projects; organizing and structuring projects; using leadership skills and techniques; motivating and empowering team members; and developing a personal leadership style. The cost of the seminar is $2,387 and includes daily refreshments and lunch.

Additionally, the Project Management Exam Preparation seminar will be held from Monday, Oct.15 to Wednesday, Oct. 17 and again from Monday, Dec. 3 to Wednesday, Dec. 5. Both seminars will take place from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. at LSC-University Park.

The exam prep seminar prepares students to take the Project Management Institute’s Project Management Professional Certification Exam. Review sessions include initiating projects, executing projects, and facilitating project control processes. The seminar cost is $1,549 and includes daily refreshments and lunch.

Registration is required for both the certification and exam prep seminars. To register or for more information, go to LoneStar.edu/Professional-Seminars or email Michael.Burns@LoneStar.edu.

With 75,000 students in credit classes, and a total enrollment of more than 90,000, Lone Star College System is the fastest-growing community college system in the nation and the largest institution of higher education in the Houston area. Recognized for its commitment to student success and credential completion, LSCS leads a number of high-profile programs designed to improve student success, including the statewide Texas Completes project and the College Credit for Heroes, aimed at transforming military experience into college credits for returning veterans. Dr. Richard Carpenter is chancellor of LSCS, which has six colleges including LSC-CyFair, LSC-Kingwood, LSC-Montgomery, LSC-North Harris, LSC-Tomball, and LSC-University Park.