Project Management Institute

Applied Professional Project Management with Frank Saladis


Topics: Time Management Scheduling | Leadership | Change Management | Risk Management

This seminar is designed for participants who are interested in applying proven project management techniques to their existing and future projects in an organized, professional manner. Participants will learn about the value of continuous professional development by utilizing the skills, tools, and techniques associated with a professional approach to managing projects. The seminar emphasizes the importance of the project manager role as a leader during project planning, project execution, project control and closure. You will learn about and practice the methods used by accomplished and successful project managers in today’s project environment, including the management of virtual teams. Emphasis is placed on the activities that will organize project teams, establish objectives, and deliver the results expected by project stakeholders.

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Completion of PMI’s online learning course “Introduction to Project Management” will grant access to a special discount for attendees of this SeminarsWorld class, “Applied Professional Project Management.” To take the online course, please visit here; the discount code will be provided at the end of the online course.

What You Will Learn

Upon completion of this course, participants will be able to:

  • Define and apply the concepts and purpose of formal and professional project management
  • Enhance the fundamental and intermediate concepts of project planning and control
  • Provide a foundation for planning and conducting a well-organized project kickoff meeting
  • Further develop the ability to organize project plans and project resources to meet stakeholder requirements
  • Provide practical application of activity cost and duration estimating, schedule development, and management of project risk
  • Enhance management and leadership capabilities  
  • Establish an understanding of AGILE project management techniques
  • Conduct effective virtual project team meetings
  • Develop strategies for dealing with difficult project stakeholders
  • Effectively communicate with organization executives

PDU Allocation Table

The table below displays the number of professional development units (PDUs) awarded for each PMI® credential, as they align to the PMI Talent Triangle®. Leadership and Strategic PDUs apply evenly across all credentials and Technical PDUs apply only to specific credentials. PDUs will be added in full to all eligible credentials.
Technical Leadership Strategic Total
CAPM / PMP / PgMP 20 8 0 28.00
PMI-ACP / Agile* 0 8 0 8.00
PMI-SP 0 8 0 8.00
PMI-RMP 0 8 0 8.00
PfMP 0 8 0 8.00
PMI-PBA 0 8 0 8.00
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*Please note that the asterisked row above applies to all PMI Agile certifications, this includes DASM, DASSM, DAVSC and DAC.

Seminar Instructor(s)


Frank P. Saladis PMP

Frank P. Saladis, PMP, is the president of Blue Marble Enterprizes, Inc. He has more than 35 years of experience working in the IT, telecom installation and project management training environment at AT&T and Cisco Systems, where he was responsible for large telecommunications and IT projects with capital budgets ranging from $3 million to $450 million USD.

Mr. Saladis is now a leading consultant, instructor, motivational speaker and an author within the discipline of professional project management. He has been providing training to aspiring and experienced project managers for more than 20 years.

He is the originator of International Project Management Day and was recognized as PMI Person of the Year for 2006. In addition, Mr. Saladis was awarded the prestigious title of PMI Fellow in October 2013 and received the PMI Distinguished Contribution Award in October 2015.

Mr. Saladis has presented at many PMI® global congresses and other international project management events. He is a graduate of the PMI Leadership Institute Masters Class and has held several positions within The Project Management Institute including President of the NYC Chapter and President of The Assembly of Chapter Presidents.

Mr. Saladis is the author of Positive Leadership In Project Management, and a co-author of the book Value Driven Project Management with Harold Kerzner, PhD. He holds a master's certificate in Commercial Project Management from the George Washington University.

Course Information

4 Days
17 - 20 May 2021


Member Price
(US$2884.00 before 6 April)
Non-Member Price
(US$3090.00 before 6 April)
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