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.

To register for the 2019 Project Management Institute, click here!

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

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.

*Please note: we no longer accept checks for the Purdue Project Management Institute registration. 

Cancellation Policy

Cancellations made up to 3 weeks 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 3 weeks prior to the start of the first session (including no-shows) cannot be refunded or transferred.Substitutions are permitted up to one week prior to the sessions. Registrants who have attended the first session but are unable to attend the second session will forfeit their space and registration fee. Attendees may re-enroll in a later second session for a fee of $2,000. 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 Purdue Union Club Hotel, which is located on campus within walking distance to class. The standard room rate is approximately $98/night.  Please contact the hotel as soon as possible to reserve your room: Please be sure to mention "ABC Project Management Class" when making your reservation. 

The Purdue Union Club Hotel
State & Grant Streets
West Lafayette, IN 47906

P: 1 (800) 320-6291

Travel Information

The Indianapolis Airport (IND) is approximately one hour from the Purdue University campus.
2019 PMI Session Dates

Winter 2019 Session
January 22 – 26, 2019
February 27 – March 2, 2019
Spring 2019 Session
February 5 – 9, 2019
March 27 – 30, 2019

Summer 2019 Session
August 20 – 24, 2019 
November 6 - 9, 2019  

Fall 2019 Session
September 17 – 21, 2019
November 13 - 16, 2019
Need More Information?

For more information or questions regarding the ABC Project Management Institute, contact Haley Moyers at or 202-595-1974.