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Project Management Certificate

Time limit: 180 days
36 credits

$399 Enroll

Full course description

Course Pacing Guide:

·      You must complete the course in sequential order. 

·      Each module concludes with a quiz. 

·      The Module 1 Introduction page is your entry point. 

·      Subsequent modules will open after you reach the required quiz score. 





1: Introduction to Project Management


What is Project Management?

House Construction and Software and Hardware Systems

What a Project Looks Like

Can You Become a Project Manager?

Module 1 Quiz (4 pts)

Must score at least 3 to advance to next module


2: Project Management Leadership

What is Project Management Leadership?

The Important items of Project Management Leadership

Project Leadership Wheel

Module 2 Quiz (4 pts)

Must score at least 3 to advance to next module

3: Project Management - Foundation Principles


Foundational Principles


Project Initiation Process

Project Initiation Discussion

Module 3 Quiz (4 pts)

Must score at least 3 to advance to next module

4: The Project Management Development Process

Introduction to Project Development

Six Functions of Project Development


Project Team Discussion

Module 4 Quiz (4 pts)

Must score at least 3 to advance to next module

5: Stakeholders and Sponsors - Getting Cooperation

Who are the Stakeholders?

Stakeholders Discussion & Presentation

Stakeholder Whiteboard Discussion

Tips on Stakeholders Engagement

Module 5 Quiz (3 pts)

Must score at least 2 to advance to next module

6: Managing Risk in Project Management


Risk Management: Introduction

Managing Risk

What the experts say about Risk Management

Module 6 Quiz (4 pts)

Must score at least 3 to advance to next module

8: Project Management 

Scheduling - Gantt charts


Introduction to Scheduling for Project Management

What is Project Scheduling?

A Discussion of Project Scheduling

Module 8 Quiz

3 pts

Must score at least 2 to advance to next module

9 - Working with Microsoft Project


Module 9 Introduction

What is Microsoft Project?

Discussion of Microsoft Project

Module 9 Quiz

2 pts


10 - Estimating Project Accurately

Introduction to Project Estimation

What is Project Estimation?

Discussion about Project Estimations

Module 10 Quiz

3 pts

11 - PMI Code of Ethics

Introducing the PMI Code of Ethics

What is the Project Management Code of Ethics?

Discussion of PMI Code of Ethics

Module 11 Quiz

2 pts

12 - The PMP Exam

PMP Exam Introduction

What is the PMP Exam?

Additional Resources to study and prepare for the PMP

Practice PMP Exam Questions

Module 12 Quiz

1 pts


Course Evaluation

The Final Exam is password protected. The password will be revealed to you after completing the Course Evaluation.  

Course Evaluation

Final Exam


Final Exam (20 pts)

Must score 16 to pass the course 

Email to get your certificate of completion

Supplemental Content

Lessons in Career Options for Project Managers

Project Manager Career Options





How do I participate in this course?

This course is accessible online via Canvas, a web-based learning management system (LMS). It is used by learning institutions, educators, and students to access and manage online course learning materials and communicate about skill development and learning achievement. Canvas includes a variety of customizable course creation and management tools, course and user analytics and statistics, and internal communication tools.

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What are the technical requirements for this course?

For best performance, Canvas should be used on the current or first previous major release of Chrome, Firefox, Edge, or Safari. Because it's built using web standards, Canvas runs on Windows, Mac, Linux, iOS, Android, or any other device with a modern web browser.

Canvas only requires an operating system that can run the latest compatible web browsers. Your computer operating system should be kept up to date with the latest recommended security updates and upgrades.

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            You will also need:

                        Adobe PDF Viewer (Free Download)

                        Microsoft PowerPoint, or Viewer (Free Download)


How long will the content be available in Canvas after completion?

After opening the Canvas site, you will have a total of six weeks to access the course. After that period, you will no longer have access to the Canvas site. However, while participating in the course, you have access to view, download, and print most of the course material.


How do I receive my certificate?

You will receive an automated email with an attached copy of your certificate after successfully completing the course.

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How do I access my transcript?

A transcript is automatically created and visible within Course Catalog upon course registration. After successfully completing the course, the transcript will update and reflect successful completion with the number of credit hours. 

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How do registrants from UNC System schools get the discount?

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