Project Management Certificate

Project Management Certificate Student

Being an in-demand, successful project manager requires a combination of process and human interaction skills. With this certificate you'll lay a strong foundation of knowledge and the interpersonal aspects of being an effective project manager.

  • Negotiate and resolve conflicts
  • Manage risk and change
  • Build and motivate project teams
  • Ensure project control and successfully close projects.


Video: Project Management Testimonials

Project Management Certificate Courses

Courses are listed in recommended sequence
Required courses (42 contact hours)
Project Management Foundations (6 hours) $470
Project Initiation (6 hours) $470
Project Planning (12 hours) $900
Project Execution, Monitoring, and Control (6 hours) $470
Project Leadership (6 hours) $470
Project Risk Management (6 hours) $470


Elective courses - Choose 3 (18 contact hours) Cost
Business Acumen (6 hours) $470
Communicating Across Cultures (6 hours) $420
Introduction to Agile (6 hours) $470
Negotiate for Agreement (6 hours) $420
Project Management and Chaos Theory (6 hours) $470
Managing Complex Projects Using Systems Engineering (6 hours) $470
Technical Writing (6 hours) $420
Project Management and New Product Development $470

Not interested in a certificate? Courses can be taken individually. See the full list of professional development courses.

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 Stories From the Field 

Dick DeBlieck

Instructor Weighs In

What skills are necessary to be a successful project manager? Instructor Dick DeBlieck explains which characteristic will help a professional advance in the field and shares other tidbits about the profession and the advantage of taking a course at the U.




Student Puts Skills to Work

Josh Kline needed to rev up his leadership and project management skills after taking on a major project at Land O'Lakes. He signed up for the U's Project Management Certificate evening courses and immediately put his new skills to work on the job the next day

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