The University of Houston Technology Project Management Graduate Program held its first Project Management Framework certificate program from June 26 – 30, 2017. The inaugural class had 13 participants and was taught by Walter Viali and Don James, co-founders and instructors of PMO to Go LLC, a project management consulting company in Houston, Texas. The program is offered to UH graduate level students and external non-degree participants looking for certification. The program offers a Project Management Framework Class, a Project Management Professional (PMP) exam preparation course and a Project Management Institute Business Analysis Certification exam preparation course in 2018. Students will learn the basics of project management and explore new trends such as global outsourcing.