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Business and Professional Programs

Professional Development - Knowledge for Life
Are you ready to change jobs or thinking about changing companies? How can you make yourself more valuable and marketable in the workplace? Whether you need to develop skills to advance in your current role or to move to another position, USI is here to guide and support you in taking the next step. We offer noncredit courses for professionals including supervisors and managers in all industries, as well as accountants, human resource professionals, engineers, project managers, maintenance managers and more.

Facilitators and Instructors
Adult learners demand professional instructors with real-world experience. Our facilitators and instructors are leaders in their fields who share their experiences and provide coaching to class participants. Our team members hold appropriate national certfications and are lifelong learners themselves, prepared to bring the most current information to the classroom

Networking and Interaction
Classes are structured to allow for small group interaction and professional networking,particularly valuable to those in certification exam prep courses.

USI alumni receive a 10% discount on most courses, except when noted otherwise. Some courses carry other discounts as stated in course descriptions.

Continuing Education Credits
USI is an approved provider of continuing education hours for many professions and can offer Continuing Education Units (CEUs) for all programs. Check with your professional organization for more information.

Featured program


A Professional Development Day hosted by the Project Management Institute Southwestern Indiana Chapter and USI

If you think Agile is just about software, think again! Today's Agile or Agile Adaptive Methodology (AAM) looks for creative or adaptive ways to swiftly respond to change. It focuses on the organizational, leadership and individual management skills needed to make and deliver business value as quickly as possible while also seeking ways to deliver better results in the future. AAM is applicable across industries and business sectors.

You and your project governance and team members will learn the timely principles, methods, best practices and innovative concepts needed to assist in making profitable business decisions. Attending the entire day will earn you 11.25 PDUs/PDHs and send you back to work inspired and ready to help your company write its own success story.

Keynote speakers:

Scotty Beavill, PMI®REP, PMP®, PMI-ACPSM, CSM, CSP, CPC, CELC. Scotty founded Bevill Edge® and Live Wide™ to focus on business strategy and process leaning, risk management, continuous improvement and product modeling in Illinois, Indiana and Ohio. His work has resulted in positive changes for medical, insurance, manufacturing, financial services and state government. Scotty believes in empowering individuals through mentorship programs, education, coaching and accreditation. He serves in leadership positions with multiple nonprofits and is an active member of the PMISWIC board of directors.

Dale Callahan, PhD, PE, is a persistent entrepreneur as well as a faculty member at the University of Alabama Birmingham where he teaches engineering and leads the executive graduate program in Information Engineering and Management. Dale is the author of Resumes are Worthless: How to Find the Work You Love and Succeed, writes a popular weekly blog about entrepreneurship, education and motivation, and produces the "Company of One" podcasts. He is a sought-after public speaker and sits on the advisory boards for Tech Birmingham and the Alabama Information Technology Association.

Mark C. Layton, MBA, CST, PMP, SCPM, is an organizational strategist and founder of Platinum Edge, Inc., an organizational improvement company that supports businesses around the world making the Waterfall-to-Agile transition. His books include Agile Project Management for Dummies and Scrum for Dummies. In addition to his academic accomplishments, he is a Distinguished Graduate of the Air Force's Leadership School, a certified ScrumMaster/Scrum Practitioner, and is certified by the Stanford University Advanced Project Management program.

In addition to the three keynote talks there will be twelve breakout sessions, six roundtable discussions, and ample opportunities to network with colleagues, exhibitors, sponsors, and presenters. No matter what your business or industry sector, there will be topics relevant to your work.  For additional program details, visit the PMISWIC website.

NO. PM950 - Friday, October 10, 7 a.m.-7p.m.
USI University Center, Carter Hall
Registration Fee includes lunch, morning and afternoon refreshments and materials.

  • PMI Chapter Members & Federal Employees - $349
  • General Public - $399
  • Onsite registration - $449, contingent upon availability

For special rates for groups of three or more, current military, and veterans, contact Linda Cleek, 812-464-1932.



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