Project Management Certificate Overview

Certificate Overview

The Project Management Program requires 99 hours of class work. Most people are able to complete the certificate in two to three quarters taking 30-60 hours (two or four classes) per quarter. Click on the course titles listed below for current offerings, required books, costs, and to register online.

Required Courses - (84 hours)
Offered every quarter
Hours Quarters Typically Held
Project Management Essentials  15 Summer, Fall, Winter, Spring
Project Planning and Scheduling Techniques 15 Summer, Fall, Winter, Spring
Project Execution and Control 15 Summer, Fall, Winter, Spring
Project Team Management  15 Summer, Fall, Winter, Spring
Microsoft Project for Project Managers  15 Summer, Fall, Winter, Spring
Project Management Capstone  9 Summer, Fall, Winter, Spring
Elective Courses - (15 hours) Hours Quarters Typically Held
Project Requirements Management   9 Varies
High Performance Management Essentials 15 Varies
Managing Small Projects   6 Varies
Virtual Teams - Managing Projects Today   6 Varies
Financial Intelligence for Non-Financial Managers 15 Varies
Earned Value Management  6 Varies
Introduction to Performance Excellence 15 Varies
Project Risk Management Essentials  9 Varies
Agile Project Management   6 Varies
Understanding Budgets  9 Varies
Estimation Essentials 15 Varies
Communicating with Impact 6 Varies
Managing Priorities and Time 6 Varies
Presentation Skills Essentials 12 Varies
Proactive Planning and Problem Solving 6 Varies
Team Collaboration 6 Varies

Sample Path

Begin with the following three core courses, which need to be taken sequentially.

  • Project Management Essentials
  • Project Planning and Scheduling Techniques
  • Project Execution and Control

Microsoft Project for Project Managers may be taken at any time after completion of Project Management Essentials and Project Planning & Scheduling Techniques.

First Quarter

First Half of Quarter Second Half of Quarter
Project Management Essentials Project Planning and Scheduling Techniques
Microsoft Project for Project Managers Only one elective recommended

Second Quarter

First Half of Quarter Second Half of Quarter
Project Execution and Control Project Team Management
Only one elective recommended Electives

Third Quarter

First Half of Quarter Second Half of Quarter
Project Management Capstone Electives if needed

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