Simple-PDH is designed to help you maintain your professional credentials. Our motto reflects our strategy.
Study. Learn. Earn. Simple.
We offer on-line, easy to complete professional development courses with a variety of learning methods, practice tests, and final exams. Upon completion of a passing score on the final exam, you can download and print your certificate to document your continuing education.
Maintain credentials as a New Product Development Professional (NPDP), Project Management Professional (PMP®), and CPEM (Certified Professional Engineering Manager) or earn certifications in project management, scrum, and sales and marketing.
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Professional Development Courses
All professional development courses are developed in-house by a certified expert. Our founder has both technical and educational expertise so courses are both accurate and engaging.
We are a VMEdu Authorized Training Partner offering a variety of technical certification courses, including Scrum Master, Product Owner, and Sales and Marketing training. Courses are augmented by in-house expertise to apply best practices to real-world situations.
Courses are available in self-study, on-line facilitated, face-to-face, or customized formats. Contact us for details at 281-787-3979.
Simple-PDH is Different
Simple-PDH is a small, woman-owned business based in Southeast Texas, USA. We offer individualized training to ensure each person can learn and apply product, project, and engineering management tools to improve their professional growth and career opportunities. Our experienced facilitators conduct all live training sessions so you know your instructor before the class gets started!
Our founder, Teresa Jurgens-Kowal, earned a B.S. degree in Chemical Engineering from the University of Idaho in Moscow, Idaho and a Ph.D. in Chemical Engineering from the University of Washington in Seattle, Washington.
She is a licensed Professional Engineer in the State of Louisiana since 1998. Teresa is a certified New Product Development Professional (NPDP) by the Product Development Management Association (PDMA) and Global NP Solutions, LLC, is a Registered Education Provider (REP) with PDMA. She is certified as an Everything DiSC facilitator and trainer to help build cohesive teams and more productive leaders.
She formed Global NP Solutions as a strategic innovation consulting firm in 2009. Please visit our sister site at www.globalnpsolutions.com for consulting and coaching options to build innovation leaders.
Teresa has an MBA from West Texas A&M University specializing in Computer and Information Decision Management and is a certified PMP® (Project Management Professional) with the Project Management Institute (PMI®). She is also holds the Certified Professional Engineering Manager (CPEM) credential with the American Society for Engineering Management (ASEM).
She is also a member of the American Institute of Chemical Engineers (AIChE) and serves as an active volunteer with AIChE and PDMA as well as a member in the Houston Chapter of ATD (Association for Talent Development). Teresa has taught graduate and undersgraduate project management, quality principles, and process technology at Colorado Technical University (online), Indiana-Wesleyan University ,(online), and San Jacinto College (classroom and online).
Teresa holds chemical process and catalyst patents, and is published in the Journal of the American Chemical Society and Journal of Physical Chemistry. She is the current book review editor for PDMA and ASEM as well as a frequent contributor to AIChE’s ChEnected blog.
You will enjoy Teresa’s latest book, The Innovation ANSWER Book, available at Amazon and in Kindle version.
And, in her spare time, Teresa enjoys hiking, bicycling, and scrapbooking.
Please contact us by phone at 281-787-3979 or by email at [email protected] Our mailing address is 1825 Billy G Webb Dr #4211, Portland, TX 78374 USA.
Study. Learn. Earn. Simple.
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