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2012 Project Leadership Forum to Explore the Psychology of Project Management

Jun 4, 2012

Organizations must adapt quickly, and with minimal disruption, or they risk becoming obsolete and alienating customers. That calls for project leaders who possess a keen ability to recognize, understand, and adapt to change quickly and confidently, in order to succeed.

Learn how to adapt to change and to enable continual improvement that can contribute greatly to an organization’s sustainability and success during the 2012 Project Leadership Forum at Harrisburg University of Science and Technology  It all occurs doing the  two-day program entitled The Psychology of Project Management: Survival Skills for Discerning, Adapting and Continual Improvement that explores the psychology of project leadership by studying personality styles, factors that create individual motivation, and the skills to influence others.

Set for June 14-15th in Harrisburg, the annual event brings together notable project management experts for keynote presentations, case study analysis and workshops that focus on the interpersonal aspects of managing people as well as the leadership factors that can impact a project's outcome.

Attendees can learn how to engage decision makers and end-users by addressing their motivational factors and preferences; adapt quickly to different work and communication styles; use approaches and techniques to influence the actions of others; minimize margins of error and improve project outcomes by getting it right the first time.  Additionally, attendees can earn 12 Project Management Institute PDUs.

Registration is $425 through May 11; $550 through June 13; and $575 on-site at the event. Make plans now to attend the Project Leadership Forum, June 14 – 15, 2012 at Harrisburg University of Science and Technology.  For more information, visit online at or email or call 717.901.5190

Harrisburg University is located at 326 Market Street in Harrisburg.  Parking is available in the Harrisburg Parking Authority operated garage accessible via Fourth Street. Cost for parking in the garage is $5.00 for 0-2 hours. Kiosk for parking accepts cash only. More information on parking rates and directions to the University are found online at

You can literally take planes, trains and automobiles to Harrisburg University. The University's location in downtown Harrisburg is near Interstates 83 and 81 and the Pennsylvania Turnpike, making it an easy drive to the University from any of Pennsylvania’s major cities. And it’s only a two-hour drive from the University to Baltimore, Washington, DC or Philadelphia. The Amtrak Passenger Train Station and Greyhound Bus Station are one block from our location. And the Harrisburg International Airport is only nine miles from the University.

Founded in 2001 to address Central Pennsylvania’s need for increased opportunities for study leading to careers in science, technology, engineering and math (STEM) fields, Harrisburg University is an innovative and ambitious private institution that produces graduates who provide increased competence and capacity in science and technology disciplines to Pennsylvania and the nation. Harrisburg University ensures institutional access for underrepresented students and links learning and research to practical outcomes. As a private University serving the public good, Harrisburg University remains the only STEM-focused comprehensive university located between Philadelphia and Pittsburgh.

For more information on the University's demand-driven undergraduate, graduate and certificate programs in applied science and technology fields, call 717.901.5146 or email

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