WWU announces two fall Extended Education courses

Western Washington University’s Extended Education program will offer a project management course and a new writing course this fall.

The 10-week project management course starts Sept. 25, with evening sessions. Participants will focus on nine key areas of project management that will be required knowledge for the Project Management Professional or Certified Associate in Project Management certificate exams, according to a news release.

The course is a combination of lecture, small group activities, and practice tests. The university will hold information sessions for the public at 5:30 p.m. on Sept. 4 at the Technology Development Center at 1000 F st., and at 5:30 p.m. on Sept 10 in Academic West Room 203 on Western’s campus.

Also this Fall, the university’s Extended Education program will offer a new writing course called “Prose Writing at its Best: Fusing Clarity, Grace and Style for All Genres.” Participants in the three-term certificate course will read “The Great Gatsby,” write on weekly prompts, and discuss their work in a supportive classroom environment, according to a news release.

The course consists of weekly sessions, and take-home assignments. Participants can sign up for one individual term or all three as a nine-month program. Certificates are awarded for successful completion of all three courses.

Public information sessions on the course will be held at 5:30 p.m., Sept. 3 and 5:30 p.m., Sept. 16 at Village Books in Fairhaven.

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