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Friday, September 22, 2017

Nemes appointed director of academic programs for Penn State’s location at The Navy Yard

Posted to Announcement by Ms. Elizabeth Palmer of Penn State Great Valley - The Pennsylvania State University at 1:07 PM

To support a growing workforce, Penn State will expand its academic reach to South Philadelphia at its facilities at The Navy Yard. James Nemes, chancellor and chief academic officer of Penn State Great Valley School of Graduate Professional Studies in Malvern, will oversee the expansion of academic programming. A 1,200-acre campus-like community, The Navy Yard is home to over 13,000 employees and 150 companies, including NAVSEA, GlaxoSmithKline, Tasty Baking Company, Ben Franklin Technology Partners, and Urban Outfitters Inc.

According to Nemes, the plan is to expand academic offerings and research opportunities to engage local organizations and educate their employees. With free parking and close proximity to I-95, I-76, and I-476 roadways, Penn State’s location is convenient for adults living and working in Philadelphia, South New Jersey and Delaware.

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Thursday, September 21, 2017

Penn State at The Navy Yard Open House

Posted to Event by Ms. Elizabeth Palmer of Penn State Great Valley - The Pennsylvania State University at 4:25 PM

Stop by our Open House from 4:00 p.m. to 6:00 p.m. to learn more about our MBA, certificates in project management, leadership development, and distributed energy and grid modernization offered at The Navy Yard in Philadelphia. Speak with faculty and staff, hear about our flexible scheduling, and explore scholarship and financial aid opportunities. All attendees will receive a $65 application fee waiver.


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Thursday, May 14, 2015

The Five Critical Success Factors

Posted to Event by Ms. Kelly Ball of Penn State Great Valley - The Pennsylvania State University at 5:12 PM

A workshop for Small Business growth and success.

Learn how Carol Sanford has helped businesses grow more than 25% annually based on her 42 years of experience.

Thursday, June 18
9:30 AM - 12:30 PM
Philadelphia Navy Yard
Building 661, Symposium Room

REGISTER:
Five-Success-Factors-Philly.eventbrite.com

"Our financial returns shot through the roof with Carol's work. And we made no trade-offs with responsible practices or corporate values." - Catherine Connelly, CEO of Merida Meridan


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Monday, May 04, 2015

Information Night @ Penn State Great Valley

Posted to Event by Ms. Kelly Ball of Penn State Great Valley - The Pennsylvania State University at 1:47 PM

Info Night | Thursday, June 18 |5:30 - 7:30 p.m.

Visit us on June 18th and we'll waive the application fee!

What could you accomplish with a graduate degree from Penn State? Join us at our upcoming Info Night and learn firsthand about our graduate programs and professional development courses in business, management, finance, leadership development, software and systems engineering, information science, and engineering management.


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GMAT Preparation Course @ Penn State Great Valley

Posted to Event by Ms. Kelly Ball of Penn State Great Valley - The Pennsylvania State University at 1:06 PM

Get ready for the GMAT with Penn State Great Valley’s GMAT Preparation and Review Course. Our course consists of 16 sessions (8 weeks) where we will review the math, verbal and integrated reasoning sections of the test, as well as GMAT shortcuts, skills and strategies.

Upon completion of the GMAT course, you become eligible to receive a discount on your second course in either the MBA or Master of Finance offered through Penn State Great Valley.

Tuesdays and Thursdays, 5/12 - 7/2, 6:00 - 9:00 PM at Penn State Great Valley.


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Plastic Paradise: Documentary Screening and Discussion

Posted to Event by Ms. Kelly Ball of Penn State Great Valley - The Pennsylvania State University at 1:03 PM

Thursday, June 4 at 6:30 p.m.
Free and open to the public.
Penn State Great Valley Conference Center

"Plastic Paradise" is an independent documentary film that chronicles Angela Sun's personal journey of discovery to one of the most remote places on Earth, Midway Atoll, to uncover the truth behind the mystery of the Great Pacific Garbage Patch. Along the way she encounters scientists, celebrities, legislators and activists who shed light on what our society's vast consumption of disposable plastic is doing to our oceans -- and what it may be doing to our health. Following the film, Associate Professor of Management Science and Information Systems Eric Stein, Ph.D. will lead a discussion on the environmental impact of plastic.


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Become a Major League Leader author presentation

Posted to Event by Ms. Kelly Ball of Penn State Great Valley - The Pennsylvania State University at 1:01 PM

Author Talk by Howard Fero, Ph.D., Co-Author of Lead Me Out to the Ballgame
Thursday, May 7 at 7 p.m., the Conference Center at Penn State Great Valley

Free and open to the public.

In a thought provoking and practical presentation, Howard Fero, Ph.D., co-author of Lead Me Out to the Ballgame: Stories and Strategies to Develop Major League Leadership, will present the ten bases of leadership, based on over one hundred interviews he and his co-author conducted with current and former Major League Baseball players, managers and executives. Through these stories the audience will learn how the strategies employed by some of baseball’s great managers can be used not only in baseball but in all walks of life, to help them cultivate their leadership skills and become Major League Leaders.


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Monday, March 23, 2015

Penn State Great Valley ScrumMaster® Certification (CSM®)

Posted to Event by Ms. Kelly Ball of Penn State Great Valley - The Pennsylvania State University at 4:11 PM

Penn State Great Valley
ScrumMaster® Certification (CSM®)
Date: April 9 & 10
Times: 8:30 – 4:30
Location: 15th & Cherry Street, Phila

This two-day, hands-on certification program delivered by Penn State Great Valley allows participants to receive their ScrumMaster® Certification (CSM®). This program is appropriate for project managers, team leaders, development managers, product managers, architects, developers, and testers, as well as executives like CIOs and CTOs. Course includes multiple simulations, exercises, and role plays.


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Friday, November 07, 2014

Info Night at Penn State Great Valley

Posted to Event by Mrs. Denita R. Wright Watson of Penn State Great Valley - The Pennsylvania State University at 3:39 PM

Attend Penn State Great Valley's Info Night at 5:30pm and we'll waive your $65 application fee when you apply before December 23rd for spring admission. Learn firsthand about our graduate and professional programs in business, management, finance, leadership development, software and systems engineering, information science, and engineering management.

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Thursday, September 25, 2014

Business Systems Requirements Analysis workshop

Posted to Event by Mrs. Denita R. Wright Watson of Penn State Great Valley - The Pennsylvania State University at 11:23 AM

Learn from a Business Process Management/Information Management professional with 30 years of experience in the global corporate world:

- How to translate management vision and needs into a business system requirements
- How to develop a process model and detailed process profiles working with business users
- How to bring process and data together
- How to perform Gap Analysis
- Simplistic problem solving techniques leading to Root Cause Analysis and resulting in productivity improvement
- How to redesign processes while analyzing system requirements
- Defining requirements which users can understand and validate

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Friday, August 01, 2014

Penn State Great Valley Open House

Posted to Event by Mrs. Denita R. Wright Watson of Penn State Great Valley - The Pennsylvania State University at 1:00 PM

Join us at our free upcoming Open House and learn firsthand about our graduate programs and professional development courses in business, management, finance, leadership development, software and systems engineering, information science, and engineering management.


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Thursday, July 03, 2014

Sample a Penn State evening graduate engineering class for free.

Posted to Event by Mrs. Denita R. Wright Watson of Penn State Great Valley - The Pennsylvania State University at 3:30 PM

Participate in a Penn State learning experience, as the 'test drive' allows you to sample class and interact with the professor and current students.

SWENG 586: Requirements Engineering
Wednesday, July 16th, 5-6:30 p.m.
The Philadelphia Navy Yard
4801 South Broad Street
Building 100 (Innovation Center)
Philadelphia, PA 19112

For a course description and to sign up for the test drive, contact Denita Wright Watson: drw115@psu.edu, 610-725-5339.


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Thursday, December 13, 2012

Special Certification course to help improve ROI

Posted to Event by Ms. Trish Shea of Penn State Great Valley - The Pennsylvania State University at 11:06 AM

Taught by a Certified Scrum Trainer, this two-day certification course focuses on the activities of business users, liaisons and product owners when managing stakeholders, ROI, backlog grooming, effective stories creation and acceptance criteria development for stories. Appropriate for anyone considering being involved in product management and marketing, business analysis, functional analysis and customer account priming. The next session will be held 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m., Tuesday, March 19 to Wednesday, March 20, 30 E. Swedesford Rd., Malvern, Pa. Penn State Great Valley is a ScrumAlliance® Registered Education Provider.

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Tuesday, October 09, 2012

Master of Leadership Development Overview Session

Posted to Event by Ms. Trish Shea of Penn State Great Valley - The Pennsylvania State University at 9:33 AM

Attend this special overview session to learn more about how the Master of Leadership Development program at Penn State Great Valley can enhance the skills of senior executives and develop the strengths of emerging leaders to create positive outcomes in your organization.

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Monday, October 01, 2012

Penn State Great Valley's Monthly Newsletter

Posted to Announcement by Ms. Trish Shea of Penn State Great Valley - The Pennsylvania State University at 9:15 AM

Penn State Great Valley's monthly newsletter on events, programs and news for adult professional learners.

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Tuesday, May 29, 2012

Sustainable Business Practices in Transportation & the Supply Chain

Posted to Event by Ms. Suzanne Cruit of Penn State Great Valley - The Pennsylvania State University at 11:39 AM

Free event co-sponsored by Penske Logistics and Penn State Great Valley’s Consortium for Sustainable Business Development
Wednesday, June 6, 2012
8:30 - 9:00 a.m.
Registration
Continental Breakfast
9:00 - 11:00 a.m.
Panel Discussion
Q/A Session
The Conference Center at
Penn State Great Valley
30 E. Swedesford Rd.
Malvern, Pennsylvania (directions)
TOPICS
Sustainable Energy Practices in Transportation
Reality of Alternative Fuel Strategies
Sustainable Practices in the
Supply Chain
Sustainability in the Boardroom
QUESTIONS: barrielitzky@psu.edu

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Monday, March 19, 2012

Prospering in the Sustainable Economy

Posted to Event by Ms. Suzanne Cruit of Penn State Great Valley - The Pennsylvania State University at 11:23 AM

Wednesday, April 11
6 - 8 p.m.
Penn State Great Valley
30 E. Swedesford Road, Malvern, PA

Sustainability has become a platform for leadership development that leverages diversity and innovation, and a revolutionary driver for a new generation of products and business practices.
princetongreen.org is operating in the new paradigm of business, one that can revolutionize the way many companies currently operate. Within this new paradigm are the leadership principles—inspiration, emulation, empowerment, and innovation—espoused in Penn State Great Valley’s Master of Leadership Development program. reGeneration eX and whY highlights the need for transformational leadership in order to succeed in the new energy economy. Come join us for the official launch of reGeneration eX and whY, and learn how you can apply these principles to help build a regenerative economy.

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Monday, September 26, 2011

Business Continuity Planning: Job Outlooks and Opportunities

Posted to Event by Ms. Suzanne Cruit of Penn State Great Valley - The Pennsylvania State University at 1:24 PM

Business Continuity Planning: Job Outlooks and Opportunities
Friday, Oct. 14
7:30 a.m. – 9:30 a.m.
Penn State Great Valley
Conference Center
Malvern, PA 19355
Free, register at www.sgps.psu.edu/events
To kick-off its new Business Continuity Specialist certificate, Penn State Great Valley is hosting a free breakfast session, “Business Continuity Planning: Job Outlooks and Opportunities,” on Friday, October 14, 7:30 to 9:30 a.m., at its Malvern campus. Those interested in learning about careers in business continuity, disaster, recovery, and contingency planning, as well as the new certificate are encouraged to attend. Alan Berman, president of the Disaster Recovery Institute International, will talk about the importance of business continuity, the industry demand for certified professionals, earning potential and more.


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Friday, September 16, 2011

Best Practices in Sustainability and Social Responsibility Symposium

Posted to Event by Ms. Suzanne Cruit of Penn State Great Valley - The Pennsylvania State University at 2:36 PM

Best Practices in Sustainability and
Social Responsibility Symposium
Hosted by Penn State Great Valley’s Consortium for Sustainable Business Development

Thurs.,Oct. 13, 7:30 a.m. - 5 p.m.
Penn State Great Valley
30 E. Swedesford Rd., Malvern, PA (directions at www.sgps.psu.edu/directions)

Join leaders in successfully transitioning to a new business model focused on
sustainability and social responsibility, including representatives of national
and global corporations headquartered in the region.


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Tuesday, September 13, 2011

Regional Economic Expert to Speak at Penn State Great Valley

Posted to Event by Ms. Suzanne Cruit of Penn State Great Valley - The Pennsylvania State University at 1:58 PM

The U.S., Regional and Local Economies – Indicators to Watch
Thursday, September 22
6:30 - 8 p.m.
Musser Auditorium, The Conference Center Building
Penn State Great Valley
30 E. Swedesford Road, Malvern, PA
Free, open to the public. Moody’s Senior Economist Steven Cochrane discusses The U.S., Regional and Local Economies – Indicators to Watch: the current state of the U.S. economy and the risks it faces for continued growth in the coming year. The discussion will differentiate current performance across the different regions of the country and assess their prospects for growth with a specific focus on the Northeast and the economy of the greater Philadelphia area.
Register at www.sgps.psu.edu/events
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Thursday, August 11, 2011

Penn State Professional Studies Open House/Pizza Party

Posted to Event by Ms. Suzanne Cruit of Penn State Great Valley - The Pennsylvania State University at 2:08 PM

Tuesday, August 23
6:00 to 7:00 p.m.
The Conference Center Building at Penn State Great Valley, Malvern, PA
Stalled in your career? Looking for a job change? Join us for pizza and information on new fall programs available through Penn State Great Valley's Continuing Professional Education program. Meet instructors and get information on new fall programs, including Project Risk Management, Share Point 2010, Agile Leadership for Project Managers, and Lean Six Sigma for Health Care, Manufacturing, and Service Industries. To register: http://www.sgps.psu.edu/cpe-open-house/default.ashx


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Wednesday, August 10, 2011

NEW Project RISK MANAGEMENT CERTIFICATE

Posted to Announcement by Ms. Suzanne Cruit of Penn State Great Valley - The Pennsylvania State University at 10:07 AM

New Risk Management certificate program at Penn State Great Valley for career changers or those looking for a new professional credential.

The Project Risk Certificate Program is a structured sequence of three courses to prepare students to manage risk throughout project management by assessing and identifying risks, mitigating threats and capitalizing on opportunities, while maintaining sound project management policies and practices. For students seeking a new credential, the program also helps prepare individuals for the Project Management Institute (PMI) Risk Management Professional certification (PMI-RMP). Globally recognized and demanded, the PMI-RMP® fills the need for a specialist role in project risk management.Call Suzanne Cruit at 610-648-3219 for more information


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Wednesday, March 30, 2011

Energy Symposium

Posted to Event by Ms. Suzanne Cruit of Penn State Great Valley - The Pennsylvania State University at 1:14 PM

Penn State Great Valley and the Pennsylvania Society of Professional Engineers are proud to continue a partnership providing professional education opportunities.

PSPE/PSGV Energy Symposium
Thursday, April 21
7:45 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.
Penn State Great Valley, Malvern

Earn 6 PDH credits.

Representatives from energy organizations will analyze technical components of nuclear, wind, solar, and waste coal energy generation. Each source's interaction with the power grid will be examined. Engineers will gain an in-depth view of the system, learn challenges facing the electric utilities industry, and gain insight into potential energy sources.

Tuition is $199.00 - Non - members, $149 - Members of co-sponsoring organizations ($50.00 discount for PSPE, ACEC, and Green Building Council members). Includes continental breakfast, lunch, session materials, and certificate of attendance.
register at: www.sgps.psu.edu/2011energysymposium


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Leadership in Action: Building Your Bench

Posted to Event by Ms. Suzanne Cruit of Penn State Great Valley - The Pennsylvania State University at 1:11 PM

Join us at Penn State Great Valley for the Master of Leadership Development program’s fifth annual Leadership in Action event: Building Your Bench – The Importance of Talent Development and Succession Planning.

Thursday, April 7th, 2011
6:00 – 6:30 p.m. – Welcome and Refreshments
6:30 – 7:30 p.m. – Panel Discussion, Q&A
The Conference Center at Penn State Great Valley
30 E. Swedesford Road, Malvern, PA

This event is free but registration is required. Register at www.sgps.psu.edu/LIA2011/default.ashx


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Wednesday, February 16, 2011

Behind the Scenes of the Chilean Miners Rescue

Posted to Event by Ms. Suzanne Cruit of Penn State Great Valley - The Pennsylvania State University at 10:31 AM

Wednesday, February 23
7:00 - 8:30 p.m.
The Conference Center,Penn State Great Valley, 30 E. Swedesford Road, Malvern, PA
Free, open to the community. To celebrate National Engineers Week, Penn State Great Valley is presenting a free event: The Behind the Scenes Story of the Chilean Miners Rescue. A group from Schramm Inc., a West Chester-based manufacturer and supplier for the hydraulic drill industry, was part of the international rescue team for 33 men who were trapped for 69 days nearly half a mile below the earth’s surface in a Chilean mine. Peter Christian, vice president of engineering at Schramm, shares the story of how his group assisted with the rescue. Register at www.sgps.psu.edu/events



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Monday, February 07, 2011

Finding Balance in a 24/7 World

Posted to Event by Ms. Suzanne Cruit of Penn State Great Valley - The Pennsylvania State University at 12:00 PM

Friday, March 4,
11:45 a.m. to 1:15 p.m.
The Conference Center at Penn State Great Valley
Technology has blurred the lines between work and personal life yet it also provides new, innovative ways to redesign work to create more time for life. Employers are increasingly aware of the benefits of supporting their people to achieve a greater work/life balance. Join us for a panel discussion led by HR and work/life professionals to learn what innovative companies are doing to help employees attain a healthy work/life balance, including ideas for striking a better balance in your own life. Cost is $25 and includes lunch.
Register/more information:
www.sgps.psu.edu/innovation


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Thursday, October 21, 2010

Are You Password Protected? A look at technology and ethics in today's schools.

Posted to Event by Ms. Suzanne Cruit of Penn State Great Valley - The Pennsylvania State University at 1:55 PM

Thursday,November 11
5:30 p.m. - 8:30 p.m.
Penn State Great Valley
Malvern, PA
This FREE Act 48 Workshop is designed for teachers, administrators,and technology coordinators and focuses on the vital challenge of preventing chidren, families and school employees from engaging in unsafe and unethical behavior when using computers, the Internet and other technology.
Free, registration required at www.sgps.psu.edu/password.

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Wednesday, September 08, 2010

Penn State Now in Philly

Posted to Announcement by Ms. Suzanne Cruit of Penn State Great Valley - The Pennsylvania State University at 2:18 PM

Penn State is now offering its premiere professional development programs at The Hub Cira Centre conveniently located above the 30th St. Train Station. Fall classes start in October and include Project Management and Social Media for Marketing. More at http://www.sgps.psu.edu/psgvcity

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Tuesday, July 06, 2010

Penn State Offers One-Day Workshops at the Hub, Center City

Posted to Event by Ms. Suzanne Cruit of Penn State Great Valley - The Pennsylvania State University at 1:31 PM

Penn State has teamed with the Hub, center city's award-winning conference center, to bring a series of professional development one-day workshops to Philadelphia this summer. Topics include, Project Management, Business Writing and Six Sigma. Visit www.sgps.psuedu/psgvcity for details.

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Thursday, May 20, 2010

Cyberpandemics--June 18

Posted to Event by Ms. Amanda Neill of at 10:00 AM

Fri., June 18, 9:00- to 10:30a.m. at the GPCC Conference Center.
200 S. Broad St., Ste 700, Philadelphia
Dr. Phil Laplante, professor, software engineering, PSU Great Valley, will examine cyberpandemics, who causes them, how they are caused, and hot to minimize their effects. Limited seating. Please register by June 10 by emailing gvengin@psu.edu or calling 610-648-3243.
Presented by Penn State Great Valley School of Graduate Professional Studies.


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