Essentials of Project Management covers the core materials included in the Certified Associate in Project Management (CAPM)® or Project Management Professional (PMP)® Certification exam which is offered by the Project Management Institute.
For those interested in taking the certification exam, we now offer an intensive 3-day exam prep course designed to further develop your understanding of the materials included in the Project Management Professional certification, while practicing them within the context of the PMP®/CAPM® examination. This course will allow you to apply concepts and tools more effectively in your real-world practice of project management—making this qualification a true professional asset.
Students earn the Essentials of Project Management certificate by completing one online course or two on-site courses.
Courses in this series are aligned with the Project Management Institute (PMI)® A Guide to the Project Management Body of Knowledge, PMBOK® Guide - Sixth Edition, Project Management Institute, Inc., 2013. Successful participants will earn 35 PMI® PDUs. This is not a test prep course nor does it guarantee successful completion of a PMI® Certification exam. These courses are not offered for university credit. Classes are offered in two formats: online or in-person. Class sizes are small, ranging from ten to twenty people.
*PMI, PMP, CAPM, and the PMBOK are registered marks of the Project Management Institute, Inc.
Project management practice is influenced and shaped as much by collective wisdom, lessons learned, and the school of hard knocks as it is by its foundation of framework, principles, processes, and techniques.
This course provides a brisk high-level overview of the project management discipline and the PMI Framework. Materials in this class are based on the text, A Guide to the Project Management Body of Knowledge, (PMBOK® Guide).
This intensive 3-day course is an immersion into the project management concepts, techniques and knowledge areas as covered in the Certified Associate in Project Management (CAPM®), and the Project Management Professional (PMP®) certification examination administered by the Project Management Institute (PMI).
This course covers the fundamental aspects of modern project management, both managerial and technical. Additionally, it gives the students direct experience in the use of appropriate tools and techniques to successfully execute a project.
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