Wednesday, February 12, 2014

Veterans & Spouses Praise their Experience at Inaugural Project Management Training in Washington, D.C.

Saturday, January 25, marked the inaugural Veteran and Military Spouse Project Management Training hosted by the Dixon Center for Military and Veterans Community Services at Easter Seals, Orion International, McDermott Will & Emery LLP, and Efiia Cares. This intensive project management (PM) training and career transition program supports Veterans, Veteran Spouses, and Active Duty Spouses in obtaining high quality, high paying executive management positions.

Held in the offices of McDermott Will & Emery LLP in Washington, D.C., the class was attended by 30 students who came ready to learn the fundamentals of project management, industry standards, and best practices based on real projects. The students participated in classroom instruction, group exercises, presentations, resume writing, practice interviews, and training on management tools.

When asked their opinion of the course, every student agreed that the course will help them in their current job or job search. Additionally, 100% of the students said they would recommend the course. Among the feedback received on the course was:
  • “A class of this caliber is not something that I would have guessed would be free. It was an awesome class.”
  • “Thank you for volunteering your time.  Excellent service to our veteran community. It is appreciated.”
  • "Yesterday's veterans PM training was amazing. Thank you!”
  • “Great overview of civilian management terms. I knew some of the project management concepts, but now I’m going to change some of the language on my resume.” 
  • “It’s pretty awesome. Thank you so much for operating the course free to veterans.”
The next class will be held in March 2014 and is targeted to participants with little or no project management experience. For more information about this program, please visit us online or complete this form to request registration information when it is available. If you have questions, please email Kelly O'Connor.

1 comment:

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