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.


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

Professional Development Programs

Project Management
PROJ_PMI 402-DL Applied Project Management *Core Course

Project management terms, concepts, techniques, and tools are explored to ensure the aspects of a project are organized and managed properly. Integration, scope, time, cost, quality, human resources, communication, risk, and procurement management are topics reviewed. The beginning and the end of a project and the relationships between the major milestones are discussed. Group work is required. Satisfies the 35 hour project management education requirement for the PMP® exam.


Total Professional Development Units (PDUs): 35 (Technical: 15.75; Leadership: 10.5; Strategic: 8.75)


Spring 2017 Sec #50 (402-DL)

Schedule Notes:

Four optional sync sessions will be held during this course on Monday evenings from 7:00 – 8:00 p.m. CT. These sessions will be recorded and posted in the online course site.

Course Materials:

A Guide to Project Management Body of Knowledge (PMBOK® Guide) - Fifth Edition. PMI. Newtown Square: Project Management Institute, Inc., 2013. ISBN-10: 1-935-58967-9 | ISBN-13: 978-1-935-58967-9


Information Technology Project Management, 8th Edition. Schwalbe, Kathy. Boston: Cengage Learning, 2016. ISBN-10: 1285452348 | ISBN-13: 978-1285452340

Start/End Dates Course Sync Time Building
03/27/17 - 06/05/17 Optional Sync Asynch
Instructor Course Format Status CAESAR Course ID
Online Open 37968