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2019 March 28 and 29 -2 Days PMI-ACP Certification Boot Camp

03-28-2019 8:30 am - 03-29-2019 5:00 pm
For questions, or to register for the Boot Camp, please contact Desai Management Consulting Phone: 1-844 GO DESAI (1-844-463-3724) email:
2019 March 28 and 29 -2 Days PMI-ACP Certification Boot Camp


PMI Champlain Valley and Desai Management Consulting have partnered to offer project management training programs to members of the PMI community. The next scheduled offering is the first PMI-ACP Certification Boot Camp, scheduled for September 22 and 23 2017 in South Burlington, Vermont. In the last three years Desai has trained over 225 professionals and have a 99% success rate in teaching PMI exams. We expect similar results in this new offering.

Desai offers high-quality instruction built on the industry-leading Velociteach project management and certification training methods and materials. All materials are consistent with the latest PMI PMBOK version 5.0.

Participants will receive:

  • 16 classroom hours (2 days) of intensive Agile project management training (21 contact hours)*
  • Guidance in the PMI application process
  • Numerous practice questions
  • Hands-on experience taking structured exams
  • Post-training / pre-exam study group
  • World-class Velociteach materials
  • 6 months' access to the Velociteach exam prep online simulator

*Total contact hours (21) required by PMI in order to take the test.

Study Group

Desai-led ACP study groups are available for participants who wish to continue their exam prep beyond Boot Camp, at no charge. Our study groups offer facilitated discussion and continued learning, including:

  • Reinforcement of materials covered
  • Shared study habits
  • In-person and virtual sessions
  • Shared lessons learned 

For questions, or to register for the Boot Camp,

please contact:

Desai Management Consulting, LLC

Phone: 1-844 GO DESAI (1-844-463-3724)


More information about Desai can also be found at their web site.. We look forward to you attending, and thank you for considering our offerings in advancing your career.

Desai is an approved training vendor with the Vermont Department of Labor under the Workforce Innovation Opportunity Act (WIOA).


UVM Project Management Professional Certificate Training

03-29-2019 8:30 am - 06-28-2019 5:00 pm
Please use the link to see pricing and to register for these sessions
UVM Project Management Professional Certificate Training

A successful project is one that meets the desired results, is on time, and within budget.

Project Management is one of the most important skills needed in today’s fast-paced business environment as well as one of the business world’s most in-demand skill sets. It’s also among the fastest-growing professional disciplines in North America. According to the U.S. Department of Labor Bureau of Labor Statistics:

  • Four out of five organizations are struggling to find project managers to fill openings
  • Within the next 10 years, a projected 1.57 million new jobs will be created in project management
  • The median salary for project managers in the U.S. is $100,000.

Working closely with the Project Management Institute Champlain Valley Chapter, UVM’s interactive, case-based Project Management Professional Certificate provides the tools and techniques to improve the approaches and outcomes of project managers.

Designed for anyone who manages projects (experienced or those without formal training), team leaders, or anyone involved in initiating, planning, executing, or facilitating projects, participants will explore and experiment with the tools and best practices of formal project management training over five, day-long, interactive seminars.


After completing this series of seminars, participants will:

  • Have an immediate positive impact on existing projects and workplace processes
  • Improve communications between all stakeholders
  • Develop techniques to effectively manage change
  • Learn how to implement effective processes and manage change
  • Improve their ability to lead and manage teams
  • Develop an advanced set of tools to plan all aspect of a project
  • Become better prepared to recognize and communicate project risk and manage difficult projects.
  • Document lessons learned from a project and formally close it
  • Utilize tools effectively to monitor project progress and present out on the project status
  • Implement effective processes for initiating, planning, executing, controlling, and closing successful projects
  • Develop a network of peers outside your organization to support you in your efforts as a project manager
  • Learn to plan and scope projects that stay on time and on budget to better launch products, process innovations, and other growth initiatives

Location: Trader Duke’s Hotel, South Burlington

Accreditation: Professional Certificate

Fall 18 (FULL!) 

Dates: Fridays: 9/28, 10/19, 11/30, 12/14 and 1/18

REGISTER Spring 19 Session I

Dates: Fridays: 3/29, 4/5, 5/10, 5/24 and 5/31

REGISTER Spring 19 Session II

Dates: Fridays: 5/3, 5/17, 5/31, 6/21, 6/28

Time: 8:30am-4:30pm

Price: $1,995 (includes breakfast, lunch and materials)

20% Discount for:

PMI-CV, VBSR, or LCRCC Members
UVM and UVM Medical Center Affiliates
Registering for Two or More Offerings
Groups of Two or More registering from one organization


Our Sponsors

We wish to thank each of the Chapter sponsors for their continued support of the organization and their recognition of the importance of project management in the Champlain Valley area. To learn how your organization can become a Chapter sponsor, please contact us.

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