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Certificate in Project Management

Learn how to apply project management and leadership principles to real world scenarios.

Program Overview

Covering the fundamentals of project management and beyond, this course reviews the tactical skills that are needed to successfully deliver projects as well as the leadership skills necessary to lead projects to successful conclusions. Students apply project management and leadership principles to real world scenarios. Particular emphasis is made on successfully managing and leading diverse and virtual project teams.

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Who Should Enroll?

  • Adult learners seeking to gain a basic understanding of project management.

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Approximately 30 hours

Up to 13 weeks to complete coursework

Estimated Tuition


No additional materials required

Ways to Learn



3 CEUs

Self-paced Online Course Format

 Instant access  |  Mentor available via email  |  No additional materials required
Complete course sooner than 13 weeks | 
Start and stop on your own schedule

Explore Course Modules

    • Define a project
    • Understand project roles and responsibilities
    • Describe the difference between projects and ongoing work
    • List the five PMBOK® Guide process groups
    • Describe the difference between managing and leading
    • List four steps to effective leadership
    • Create a project vision
    • Create project goals based on the project vision
    • Identify and analyze key stakeholders
    • Create a plan to meet communication needs
    • Define project requirements and scope
    • Develop a work breakdown structure and project activity list
    • Build a network diagram to show activity sequence
    • Define resources required
    • Create accountabilities across functions
    • Describe the seven basic quality tools
    • Define the appropriate level of quality for the project
    • Identify components of a project that require procurement.
    • Develop time and cost estimates
    • Evaluate and plan for risk
    • Generate project budgets and calendar-based schedules
    • Describe a technology development life cycle
    • Develop business requirements and scope and quality statements for IT projects
    • Describe the components of the Myers-Briggs type indicator
    • Discover your own and others’ preferred communication style
    • Differentiate motivation theories
    • Identify the phases of a team’s group behavior
    • Define the 5 steps to leading a team
    • Describe how good and bad conflict can affect a project
    • Build skills to lead projects
    • Perform advanced stakeholder analysis
    • Identify factors that influence communications on a project
    • Build skills to lead projects
    • List types of power a project manager may draw on
    • Identify strategies to resolve conflict
    • Gain commitment from team members and other stakeholders
    • Track and manage project progress
    • Close out the project and conduct a post project review
    • Measure project performance and compare to project objectives
    • Communicate project status and take appropriate action
    • Develop a change control process

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