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CEDIA University Curriculum Approved by PMI

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Indianapolis, IN -- Project Management Professionals (PMPs) may now obtain professional development units (PDUs) toward their certification requirements through CEDIA University's Electronic Systems Project Management (ESPM) college. As a PMI Registered Education Provider, CEDIA University is committed to enhancing the project management profession and following the PMI established criteria for training.

"Now that CEDIA University is a PMI Registered Education Provider, we are part of the premier comprehensive continuing education program related to the field of project management," said Paul Eisenhauer, CEDIA certification council chairman. "We are honored to be a part of this program. These skills are critical to project success for all electronic systems contractors."

CEDIA University's ESPM college has been following the outline of the PMI Project Management Body of Knowledge (PMBOK) in its courses since its inception. PMPs have access to more than 24 courses, ranging from 100-level “Project Management Process Flow” to 400-level “The Art of Managing a Whole-Home A/V System.” Topics covered include integration, scope, time, cost, quality, human resources, communication, risk, and procurement.

"Now more than ever, a project manager is being efficient in all areas with focus on reducing the cost of goods and keeping good profit margins," said Dean Callis, CEDIA's ESPM content action team chairman. "Becoming a PMI Registered Education Provider is a huge step for project managers in the electronic systems integration industry. Over the last few years CEDIA University has had achievements in education delivery capabilities, legislation, and certifications. This is one more achievement and option for CEDIA University students."

CEDIA University's ESPM courses are offered year-round at CEDIA University On the Road events, CEDIA EXPO as well as through partner training programs. PMPs may visit www.cedia.org/education or call 317.328.4336 for dates and locations of events offering ESPM courses.

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