Carson City, NV (PRWEB) August 20, 2009
Cheetah Learning (http://www.cheetahlearning.com) announced today that it will fund up to 10 project management scholarships a quarter through the PMI Educational Foundation (http://www.pmief.org). This scholarship program helps non-profits and non-governmental organizations learn the fundamentals of project management through Cheetah Learning's PM Fundamentals online certificate program. There is no cost to non-profit and non-governmental organizations to take this online training program, valued at $3,250 per class. The program also includes preparation for and the taking of the PMI Certified Associate in Project Management (CAPM®) professional credential examination.
"We firmly believe that project management has a key role to play not only in the recovery, but in the ongoing success of our economy," said Michelle LaBrosse, Founder, Chief Cheetah, Cheetah Learning. "This scholarship is a way to show people how to put the power of project management to work for them both personally and professionally."
There are a limited number of training scholarships available each quarter. Scholarships are awarded on a first-come, first-serve basis to those organizations that meet the criteria and agree to complete the program. Each participant within the organization who has been awarded a scholarship must have access to a computer, the Internet, and be given the time needed out of their work schedule to complete the program.
To learn more, visit http://www.pmi.org/pmief/scholarship/scholarships-nonprofits.asp or http://www.cheetahlearning.com.
About Cheetah Learning
Headquartered in Carson City, NV, with licensed training providers worldwide, Cheetah Learning is a global leader in Project Management professional development and a market leader in Accelerated Learning. Cheetah was founded in 1999 with the firm belief that people can reach their goals quickly with the right tools and training. Cheetah Learning created the patent-pending Accelerated Exam Prep™ methodology that is the basis of its highly successful Cheetah Exam Prep® for the PMP® course.
Nearly 30,000 project managers worldwide have gone through a Cheetah program. From negotiations to Project Management leadership, Cheetah's accelerated learning techniques enable people to become more effective, FAST. Many of Cheetah's courses have been authorized to receive college credits. A PMI Registered Education Provider and an authorized IACET training provider, Cheetah delivers courses at training centers worldwide, at client locations and online at http://www.cheetahpm.com.
Get to know Cheetah through The Know How Network (Cheetah's monthly column, now syndicated to some 300 outlets), and by listening to "Your World, Your Way," (http://www.cheetahradio.com) a weekly radio show hosted by Chief Cheetah Michelle LaBrosse.
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Founded in 1990 by the Project Management Institute (PMI®), PMI Educational Foundation is a non-profit, non-political, public charitable organization. As a charitable organization, it is dependent on contributions to provide the income necessary to undertake its purposes.
The purpose of the PMI Educational Foundation is to promote economic, educational, cultural, and social advancement through the application, development, and promotion of project management concepts, theories, and life skills.
The work of the PMI Educational Foundation enriches lives through knowledge of and education in Project Management life skills.
PMI Educational Foundation will provide scholarships, confer honorary awards, undertake research, prepare and disseminate project management related educational information, and award financial grants to support project management life skills-related projects.