Certificate in Project Management

Lead Complex Projects With Confidence and Skill

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Program Details

  • Location: Online, Bellevue, Downtown Seattle
  • Duration: Varies
  • Times: Flexible, Weekends, Evenings
  • Cost: $4,790

Next start date:

November 13, 2017

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About this Program


There has never been a better time to be a professional project manager. Industries such as aerospace, construction, manufacturing and technology rely heavily on well-trained project managers to ensure that work gets done on time and on budget. The demand for these skills in many companies and organizations continues to grow at a rapid pace.

In this certificate program, we’ll equip you with the tools you need to guide sophisticated projects involving cross-functional teams. Our comprehensive curriculum aligns with the Project Management Professional (PMP)® certification exam. Master the major competencies that employers are looking for in today’s project managers.

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DESIGNED FOR

Professional project managers and others who want formal training in project management.

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Video Overview

Instructors and graduates of the Certificate in Project Management discuss the different skills and knowledge students develop through the program.

Duration: 03:25

WHAT YOU’LL LEARN

  • How to define project scope, choose an approach and translate a statement of work into a complete and effective project plan
  • Tactical leadership skills, stakeholder management practices and team-building capabilities
  • Risk definition, risk management processes and change management procedures
  • Presentation and communication skills

PREPARE FOR PMP® CERTIFICATION

University of Washington Professional & Continuing Education has been reviewed and approved as a provider of project management training by the Project Management Institute (PMI)®. UWPCE has been approved by PMI® to issue professional development units (PDUs) for these courses, which fulfill the education requirements for the Project Management Professional (PMP)® certification.

GET HANDS-ON EXPERIENCE

  • Use project management tools such as Microsoft Project; free copy of the software provided
  • Complete a group capstone project based on a fictional business case

Choose the Right Format for You

This certificate program is part of Career Accelerator, which offers a variety of flexible learning formats online and in the classroom. Our new self-paced, online option starts in fall 2017 and an accelerated, classroom option begins in winter 2018.

APPLY FOR A SCHOLARSHIP

You may be eligible to apply for a UWPCE Certificate Scholarship to cover the cost of this program. Scholarships are awarded based on financial need and the potential of the program to positively impact your career. See the scholarship page for eligibility information and application instructions.

 

PMI, PMP and Project Management Professional are registered marks of the Project Management Institute, Inc.

Program Overview

Complete the courses listed below to earn the certificate. You may be able to take individual courses without enrolling in the certificate program; check the course pages for details.

Learning Formats

Online, Self-Paced

Enjoy the flexibility of learning at your own pace, with instructor support along the way. Courses are 100 percent online, with no class meetings or fixed deadlines — so you can start anytime. You have up to four months to complete each course and up to two years to complete the program. Learn More »

Online, Group-Paced

Start and finish your program with the same group of students, with frequent opportunities to interact with your instructors and classmates along the way. Courses are 100 percent online, with set due dates for assignments but no class meetings. Learn More »

Classroom

Attend classes part time at one of our convenient locations in the Puget Sound region. You’ll engage face to face with your classmates and instructors as part of a highly interactive curriculum. Learn More »

Classroom, Accelerated

Step up the pace and complete your program more quickly with our accelerated format. With this option, you’ll move through the program’s full curriculum in a condensed time frame. Learn More »

Program Sessions

Online, Self-Paced

Online, Group-Paced

Classroom

Classroom, Accelerated

Closed Sessions