Project Management

Program Courses

To earn a project management certificate, students must successfully complete the following courses depending on which track of study they choose:

  1. Applied Project Management Certificate*: complete the Core Course (PROJ_PMI 402) only
  2. Essentials of Project Management** Certificate: complete the Core Course (PROJ_PMI 401) and two Electives
  3. Certificate in Agile Practices***: complete the Core Course (PROJ_PMI 403) and two Electives

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*Formerly known as Project Management for Professionals Certificate. **Formerly known as Project Management for Practitioners. ***Formerly known as Agile Project Management for Professionals Certificate. Certificate and course name changes effective Spring 2017. All course content and certificate requirements remain the same.

Annual Schedule

CORE COURSES

FALL WINTER SPRING SUMMER
PROJ_PMI 401-0 Essentials of Project Management X X X X
PROJ_PMI 402-0 Applied Project Management (On Campus) X X X X
PROJ_PMI 402-DL Applied Project Management (Online) X X X X
PROJ_PMI 403-0 Agile for Practitioners X X X

ELECTIVE COURSES

FALL WINTER SPRING SUMMER
PROJ_PMI 204-0 Developing People and Teams X X
PROJ_PMI 211-0 Soft Skills for the Project Manager X X
PROJ_PMI 225-0 Power Excel Skills for Project Managers X X
PROJ_PMI 315-0 Risk Management X X
PROJ_PMI 345-0 Practical Project Planning X X
PROJ_PMI 350-0 Leading and Coaching Agile Teams X
PROJ_PMI 360-0 Agile Estimating and Planning X

Attribution

PMI, PMBOK, CAPM, PMI-ACP, and PMP are registered marks of the Project Management Institute, Inc.



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Professional Development Programs

Project Management
PROJ_PMI 401-0 Essentials of Project Management *Core Course

Designed for project team members and project managers / professionals who are managing projects as one part of their job, this 3-day course provides a detailed examination of the fundamental processes of project management and meets the 23 contact hour training requirements for PMI®'s Certified Associate Project Manager (CAPM)® exam. Using lectures, case studies, discussions and individual and group exercises, participants will learn how to apply the standard project management process to successfully initiate, plan, execute, monitor, and close a project. This will include an emphasis on determining how to meet customer/client needs, planning activities, and communication skills.

 

Total Professional Development Units (PDUs): 23 (Technical: 17; Leadership: 3; Strategic: 3)


Additional Information:

This is a three-day course offered every academic quarter.

 

This course is graded on a satisfactory/unsatisfactory basis.


Tuition:
$1199

Fall 2017 Sec #43
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Course Materials:

Course materials are included in the cost of tuition and will be provided in class.

Start/End Dates Day Time Building
10/10/17 - 10/12/17 TuWTh 9 a.m. – 4 p.m. Wieboldt Hall, 339 E Chicago Avenue Room 711
Instructor Location Status CAESAR Course ID
Chicago Campus Open 18160
Fall 2017 Sec #47
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Course Materials:

Course materials are included in the cost of tuition and will be provided in class.

Start/End Dates Day Time Building
11/04/17 - 11/18/17 Sa 8:30 a.m. – 4:30 p.m. Wieboldt Hall, 339 E Chicago Avenue Room 711
Instructor Location Status CAESAR Course ID
Chicago Campus Open 18161