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About The Course

The ABC Project Management Institute is 80 hours of instruction in two non-concurrent 40-hour sessions with an interim period between classes for applied assignments and reporting. This intensive management education program is held at Purdue University in West Lafayette, Indiana by Kirk Alter. Classes are in session from 8:00 a.m. through 9:00 p.m. with a welcoming dinner and reception on Tuesday evening and a closing graduation banquet at the end of the course. Class size is limited to provide an interactive experience and to allow the faculty to be fully available to the attendees.

Course Information

The ABC Project Management Institute was designed by and specifically for today's contractors. Owners, project managers, estimators, and any employee involved in managing projects are recommended to attend.  Refer to the following on why it is beneficial to attend these courses:

- Attendees will learn how to utilize and develop tools that will improve profitability and productivity as well as increase customer satisfaction.
- Interactive course focused on application.
- Course instructors are from the nationally recognized Department of Building and Construction Management at Purdue University and hold over 80 years combined project management experience.
- Class specifically focuses on project management - using real examples and case studies.
- Participants will obtain management tools that will positively impact their firm.

Course Material

While all written course materials and manuals are provided, attendees are encouraged to bring a laptop or tablet computer for ease of reviewing the materials and assignments during the session. Attendees will be given assignments to complete in the interim between sessions 1 and 2 that are considered a part of the course curriculum. Participants choosing not to complete the interim assignments may be denied a completion certificate.

For more information, please download the PMI Quick Facts Sheet. For questions or concerns, contact Haley Moyers at moyers@abc.org or 202-595-1974.

2020 ABC Project Management Institute Session Dates

The Project Management Institute is 80 hours of instruction in two non-concurrent 40-hour sessions with an interim period between classes for applied assignments and reporting. You must attend both weeks in the session. Please select from the following sessions below to attend. 
Winter Session  
January 28 - February 2 Arrive on Tuesday evening in time to attend opening banquet at 5 p.m. Class is held from 8 a.m. - 9 p.m. Wednesday - Saturday. No class on Sunday. 
April 1 - 5 No event on Tuesday evening. Class begins Wednesday at 8 a.m. Attendees will need to stay for closing banquet on Saturday evening. No class on Sunday. 
Spring Session  
February 18 - 23 Arrive on Tuesday evening in time to attend opening banquet at 5 p.m. Class is held from 8 a.m. - 9 p.m. Wednesday - Saturday. No class on Sunday. 
April 15 - 19 No event on Tuesday evening. Class begins Wednesday at 8 a.m. Attendees will need to stay for closing banquet on Saturday evening. No class on Sunday. 
Summer Session  
August 25 - 30 Arrive on Tuesday evening in time to attend opening banquet at 5 p.m. Class is held from 8 a.m. - 9 p.m. Wednesday - Saturday. No class on Sunday. 
October 21 - 25 No event on Tuesday evening. Class begins Wednesday at 8 a.m. Attendees will need to stay for closing banquet on Saturday evening. No class on Sunday. 
Fall Session  
September 22 - 27 Arrive on Tuesday evening in time to attend opening banquet at 5 p.m. Class is held from 8 a.m. - 9 p.m. Wednesday - Saturday. No class on Sunday. 
December 2 - 6 No event on Tuesday evening. Class begins Wednesday at 8 a.m. Attendees will need to stay for closing banquet on Saturday evening. No class on Sunday. 

Registration Information
To maintain the intimate, hands-on learning environment, space is limited. Most sessions sell out within days of open registration. Only prepaid registrations are guaranteed.

$4,400 per registrant— includes instruction, course materials, student manual, attendance certificates and all meals (breakfast, lunch and dinner) during both course sessions. Full payment must be received before the start of the first session.

To register for the 2020 ABC Project Management Institute, click here.

Cancellation Policy

Cancellations made up to 1 month prior to the start of the first session will be offered a refund (less a $100 processing fee) or a transfer credit towards a future Project Management Institute. Cancellations made less than 1 month prior to the start of the first session (including no-shows) cannot be refunded or transferred. Registrants who have attended the first session but are unable to attend the second session will forfeit their space and registration fee. ABC reserves the right to cancel programs with low enrollment up to 21 days prior to the course start date.

 

 

Hotel Information

Rooms for the Project Management Institute sessions have been held at the Hilton Garden Inn. Please use the booking link below or contact the hotel as soon as possible to reserve your room. If you call the hotel, please be sure to mention "ABC Project Management Class" when making your reservation. 

Hotel Address
356 East State Street
West Lafayette, Indiana, 47906


Winter Session Hotel Link
Hotel Booking Link 

This room block will be available to the participants until January 7, 2020. After this date all unreserved rooms will be released to the general public.

Spring Session Hotel Link
Hotel Booking Link

This room block will be available to the participants until January 28, 2020. After this date all unreserved rooms will be released to the general public.

Airport Information
The Indianapolis Airport (IND) is approximately one hour from the Purdue University campus.

Transportation Information
Transportation via the airport shuttle will cost approximately $25.00 one way or $50.00 round trip. Information on shuttle services can be found at Lafayette Limo Shuttle Service.

As a reminder, attendees are responsible for booking their own hotel and travel for their session.

 

Questions?
For more information or questions regarding the ABC Project Management Institute, contact Haley Moyers at moyers@abc.org or 202-595-1974.