"The WKU Project Management course was a huge help in laying down the foundation of knowledge that the PMP test is built upon, and our instructor was very good at explaining the more complex concepts. I’m glad I did the course and passed the PMP certification examination on my first attempt. I don’t think I would have been nearly as prepared for the test if I had only done self-study."
Our programs are led by renowned and experienced instructors in the project management field. All instructors for the program are PMP® certified by the Project Management Institute and bring a wealth of knowledge and experience. They bring real-life know-how to the online classroom to help you apply the knowledge and skills you gain throughout the program.
Troy S. Penny is a certified Project Manager and former Vice President of Education and board member for the Project Management Institute (PMI-Midlands).
He has over 30 years of IT leadership and project management experience both in private business and while serving with the Department of Defense in the United States Air Force.
His industry experience with Fortune 500 companies spans the health care, manufacturing, transportation, services, aerospace and telecommunications fields.
Currently a Senior Analyst consultant, he develops and manages both strategic and tactical information technology and process improvement projects across multiple lines of business.
Prior to his current roles, he was a Program Manager at BlueCross BlueShield of SC, the Vice President of Solutions Delivery for Computer Extension Professionals and served as the Director of Information Technology for KoSa North America.
Troy frequently donates his expertise to community and charitable organizations. He works with the Sisters of Charity Foundation in partnership with Columbia College to provide mentorship in project management to nonprofit organizations. In 2014 he donated his time to the Diocese of Charleston serving as the Project Manager and organizer for the first ever Catholic Men’s Conference held in the State of South Carolina.
He is a graduate of the University of South Carolina and completed his post graduate coursework in The Management of Information Technology at Furman University. He holds a current PMP® certification with the Project Management Institute and was previously certified as an Information Systems Auditor with the Information Systems Audit and Control Association.
Online class dates: Monday, Tuesday and Thursday from 6:30 – 8:30 pm central time
February 5 - March 5, 2018
Online class dates: 2/5, 2/12, 2/13, 2/15, 2/26, 2/27, 3/1, 3/5
June 4 - July 2, 2018
Online class dates: 6/4, 6/11, 6/12, 6/14, 6/25, 6/26, 6/28, 7/2
October 8 - November 5, 2018
Online class dates: 10/8, 10/15, 10/16, 10/18, 10/29, 10/30, 11/1, 11/5
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