Lead Complex Projects With Confidence and Skill
Next start date:
January 8, 2019
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.
Professional project managers and others who want formal training in project management. This program is for Boeing employees only; we also offer general Project Management certificate programs.
This program is for Boeing employees only. Candidates must have a bachelor’s degree and two to three years of professional post-graduate work experience. Additional work experience may be considered in lieu of a bachelor’s degree. Experience leading or participating in business projects is desirable.
If you're not a native English speaker, you’ll need to have at least basic English language skills to enroll. To learn more, see English Language Proficiency Requirements.
To enroll, international students must have a visa that permits study in the United States. This program does not enable students to obtain or maintain F-1 visa status. For more information, see Admission Requirements for International Students.
You must have access to a computer, and we recommend a high-speed internet connection. Students must have access to a computer (not their work computer) on which they can load and use MS Project 2013. Windows-based computers are strongly recommended for this purpose.
You earn the certificate by adhering to the program's attendance policy and successfully completing all required courses. For more information, see Earning the Certificate.
University of Washington Professional & Continuing Education has been reviewed and approved as a provider of project management training by the Project Management Institute (PMI)®. UW PCE 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.
PMI, PMP and Project Management Professional are registered marks of the Project Management Institute, Inc.
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.
Project Management Fundamentals, Strategy & Planning (Boeing)
Project Management Implementation, Risk & Change (Boeing)
Project Life Cycle Capstone (Boeing)
Certificate in Project Management, Boeing
Approved by the UW Foster School of Business and the UW Department of Construction Management.
View this program's advisory board.
Each of our programs uses an advisory board to review content, guide design and recommend updates to ensure the program remains current as the field of study evolves. By tapping the minds of the top thinkers, doers and leaders in the field, we offer a transformational learning experience. The following individuals serve as the advisory board for this program.
Jessica Allen, Senior Project Manager, University of Washington
Josh Bates, Practice Area Director Slalom Consulting
Spencer Bowen, Strategy Manager, CAP Product Innovation, Food Safety and Quality, Starbucks
Phyllis Brunner, Senior Vice President, Brown and Caldwell
Behrooz Chitsaz, Retired, Microsoft Research
Paul Del Piero, Assistant Director, Academic Programs, UW Continuum College
Scott Eckhart, Project Manager, Customer Aviation Services, The Boeing Company
Sean Forde, Software Development Manager, Search Experience, Amazon.com
John Grant, CAPM, Training & Operations Coordinator, Wizards of the Coast
Joseph Gecas, Sr., Commercialization Manager, Starbucks
Andy Hoover, Senior Director, International and Academic Programs, UW Continuum College
Rachel Lenington, Deputy Director, Strategy Planning and Management, Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation
Chase Morgan, Partner, Bridge Partners Consulting LLC
John Schaufelberger, Dean, College of Built Environments
Bill Tucker, Vice President, Systems Delivery, Nordstrom
Dan Turner, Associate Dean, Masters Programs & Executive Education, UW Foster School of Business
“The program was great because there were other people who were in career transition, like I was, and really pivoting into a brand new world. So it was a great way for me to network with other people.”
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 »
This program is for Boeing employees only. Please contact your Boeing focal for cost and application information.
We also offer general Project Management certificate programs.
With the exception of the one-time application fee, certificate program fees are charged on a quarterly basis. Payment is due when you register.
Course fees do not include any costs for class materials such as textbooks and software.
Drops, Withdrawals & Refunds
Senior Program Manager, PACCAR Technical Center
Project Manager, Retired, Boeing
Project Manager, Factory System Integration, The Boeing Commercial Airplane Company
Director/Project Manager of The Polite Team Consulting, LLC
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