Cadence Management Corporation Scholarship for Teachers and Nonprofit Staff

Sponsored by Cadence Management Corporation
Amount Full scholarship for 3 day course
Country Global
Frequency per Schedule


The following training scholarship offered by Cadence is for primary and secondary school teachers and nonprofit staff who are interested in learning the fundamentals of project management. The training will enable participants to enhance the learning experience in their classrooms, implement project-based learning, and help their students build 21st century skills.  For nonprofit professionals, it will improve the overall effectiveness and efficiency of their organizations.

Description - Project Management Essentials – Three-Day Course

Project Management Essentials, sponsored by Cadence Management Corporation, is offered to outstanding educators and nonprofit/nongovernmental organization (NGO) leaders who are pre-selected for participation by the PMI Educational Foundation. This professional development opportunity enables participants to enhance classroom learning or organizational competencies through the development of project management skills.

This course will give educators the skills they need to use project management tools and help them to implement a project-based learning culture in the classroom. And, it is designed to increase the project/program management capacity of nonprofit/NGO leaders and, thus, help to ensure organizational success.

It is focused on what you need today; to get your projects started now, to have a sense of control and confidence. Learn pragmatic techniques to complete more projects on-time and on-budget. Understand how to overcome the obstacles to project success. Learn techniques and procedures for effective communication that proactively identifies issues, sets expectations; and leads to productive project modifications.

Course Overview:

The Cadence approach is to keep it practical and simple. Participants are actively involved in the training through workshops, exercises and group discussions. They are immediately encouraged to apply the lessons learned to their real projects. Team building workshops using proven tools and techniques that can be directly applied to the classroom environment or to nonprofit organizational development. Course content is aligned with A Guide to the Project Management Body of Knowledge (PMBOK® Guide) developed by the Project Management Institute.

Course Outcomes:

  • Development of a project plan implemented with a sense of confidence and control
  • Decreased frustration working on projects
  • Completed draft of project plans
  • Development of expert strategies for managing and empowering teams
  • The power of influence, accountability, and authority learned
  • Development of strategies for effective and efficient communication across teams, departments or districts/organizations
  • The power of meeting cost, schedule, and performance learned
  • Receipt of Cadence Certificate of Completion for successful course completion
  • Participants completing the course also receive 24 education contact hours toward the formal education requirements of the application for the Project Management Professional (PMP®) or Certified Associate in Project Management (CAPM®) credential awarded by the Project Management Institute (PMI®).

Audience: Primary/secondary school educators and administrators; nonprofit staff and administrators.

Duration: Three (03) days

Class size: Maximum of 30 participants

Prerequisite: Pre-selected primary or secondary school educators/administrators currently employed in a public or private school; and nonprofit or nongovernmental (NGO) staff/administrators.

For More Information:  Although this three-day course is currently only available to organizations pre-selected by the PMI Educational Foundation, your organization can learn more about potential project management group training, by emailing:

For project management training available to individuals seeking professional development opportunities, please see PMIEF Professional DevelopmentScholarships.

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