PRICE Systems Offers Project Management Institute (PMI)-Certified Training Courses to Enable Efficient, Cost-Effective Cost, Risk, and Schedule Assessments

    MOUNT LAUREL, N.J., October 23 /CNW/ - PRICE Systems, L.L.C., the world
leader in cost estimating and analysis solutions, today announced that it
achieved Global Registered Education Provider (REP) approval status from the
Project Management Institute (PMI) to offer training courses to certified
project management professionals (PMPs) enrolled in PMI's Continuing
Certification Requirements (CCR) program. The CCR program requires PMPs to
earn credits each year in order to retain their PMI certification levels.
PRICE Systems designed its training courses to enable PMPs to quickly and
accurately assess schedule, cost, and risk while considering all available
alternatives, which improves outlooks for complex, high-visibility programs
and businesses seeking competitive differentiation.

    To achieve PMI certification, PMI evaluated PRICE Systems' training
courses to validate the effectiveness of the hands-on, expert instruction
PRICE Systems provides and to ensure that it meets PMI's high standards. Each
course integrates lectures and exercises, featuring 50 percent hands-on
training time. Instructors use real-world problems to challenge trainees and
reinforce important concepts.

    Annual PMI CCR certification requires PMPs to earn 60 PDU credits to
retain certification. PMI evaluated and approved two of PRICE Systems'
training courses for professional development unit (PDU) credits: "PRICE
Hardware Model (PRICE H) - Estimating and Project Control" and "True S -
Software Project Planning and Control." Additional course details follow:

    --  PRICE H: This five day course provides an overview and instruction in
the use of parametric cost estimating methodology and allows PMPs to earn 40

    --  True S: This four-day course provides basic instruction in the use of
a collection of predictive cost models designed by PRICE Systems and allows
PMPs to earn 32 PDUs

    "Offering PMI-certified training underlines PRICE Systems' dedication to
enabling organizations to successfully estimate and analyze the effort,
schedule, and cost of projects," said PRICE Systems President Anthony DeMarco.
"We are committed to better equipping our customers to make well-informed,
more-effective cost decisions and ultimately lead their programs and companies
to greater levels of success."

    For more information or to schedule a PRICE Systems training course,
please visit
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    About PRICE Systems

    PRICE Systems (, the world leader in Cost Estimation
and Program Affordability Management solutions, enables organizations in the
aerospace & defense, banking, financial services, and insurance industries, as
well as government agencies to successfully select, control, and deliver
large-scale, complex, and high-visibility projects. The company offers cost
estimating, cost analysis, and knowledge capture tools, combined with expert
consulting in cost estimating, project control methods, and best practices, to
help customers better control costs and schedules throughout a project's
lifecycle, ensuring program affordability. Established in 1975 with offices in
the United States, Europe, and Asia-Pacific, PRICE Systems serves more than
250 customers worldwide. More than 10,000 project professionals have been
trained in the company's cost estimating and analysis methodologies.

For further information:

For further information: PRICE Systems, L.L.C. Christopher J. Pfister,
856-813-2750 or O'Keeffe & Company for PRICE
Systems, L.L.C. Jessica Klem, 703-883-9000, ext. 127

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