SARA L. HARRIGAN
Workforce Development and engineering professional with diverse computer engineering, management and instructional background. Proven track record in project and personnel management with strong emphasis on course development and presentation. Specific expertise includes:
Project Management Client Relationship Management
Course Development and Presentation Team Management
Curriculum Analysis and Design Strategic Plan Development
Seminar Preparation and Presentation to Client and Government Agencies
Managed the development of www.CTCAREERS.com, a website dedicated to CT employment opportunities.
Organized and lead the Human Resources Executives forum for member companies.
Organized and lead the Academic Subcommittee of the CTC Board of Directors.
Organized and lead the Electronics forum for member companies
Director, Alumnae Relations
Planned and executed outreach programs for alumnae in different geographic areas.
Developed programs to target specific groups of alumnae.
Supervised staff and formulated budget.
Managed development of the Strategic Plan.
Polytechnic Institute at
Developed and presented courses in mathematics, data structures and software engineering.
Developed course in data structures that emphasizes object-oriented software development.
Taught courses with other instructors via distance learning.
Achieved high enrollments and positive evaluations.
Supervised and evaluated a staff of 16 mathematics teachers.
Organized and developed curriculum for all grade levels.
Designed and implemented system-wide testing by course.
Hired, trained and supervised engineering staff.
Planned and organized software development and documentation for electronic engine controls resulting in
Coordinated development of a consortium engine among five international companies.
Extensive preparation and presentation of seminars to clients and government agencies.
Supervised, trained and evaluated staff.
Project management resulted in commercial certification of electronic engine control software on time and
MS, Computer Science, Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute
Certificate of Advanced Graduate Studies (30 credit hours), Organizational Behavior, The University of
Chairman of the United Technologies Engineering Coordination Activities on Minicomputers and
Authored and Presented paper on 'Problem Analysis in Large Flight Critical Software Systems'.
Attended training sessions on management strategies and distance leaning.
Association Computing Machinery,
Directors, Alumni Association,
Elected to “Who’s Who in American Women”, 1999.