Project Management Certificate

At a Glance

Credits: 60 contact hours, 6.0 CEUs
Required Courses: 6 courses, 42 contact hours
Elective Courses: 3 courses, 18 contact hours
Discounts: Register for all courses in the certificate at once and receive 10 percent off for a total of $4,059−4,194. (Call the Information Center at 612-624-4000 for this option.) See FAQ for additional discounts.
Schedule: Day and evening availability
Customized training: Courses can be tailored to meet your needs and brought on site to your location. Visit customized training or call 612-624-7261 for more information.

Project management is a critical, in-demand skill set. Being a successful project manager requires a combination of process skills (gathering project requirements) and human interaction skills (leading a project team). This certificate will provide you with a strong foundation in both the knowledge and the interpersonal aspects of being an effective project manager.

  • Lead and manage projects
  • Negotiate and resolve conflicts
  • Manage risk and change
  • Build and motivate project teams
  • Assure project control and successfully close projects

Required Project Management Certificate Courses

Register for an upcoming project management course by clicking on the course from the list below. Courses are listed in recommended sequence.

Required Courses (42 contact hours) Cost
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 Project Management Certificate Courses

Register for an elective project management course by clicking on the course from the list below. To complete this certificate program you will take 18 hours of elective project management courses.

Elective Courses (18 contact hours) Cost
Business Acumen (6 hours) $470
Business Analysis Planning (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
Project Management and New Product Development (6 hours) $470
Project Management for IT Professionals (6 hours) $470
Managing Complex Projects (6 hours) $470
Technical Writing (6 hours) $420


Not interested in a certificate?
Courses can be taken individually as well. Additional topics include business analysis, communication and personal development, human resource management, and leadership and management. Visit the professional development webpage to view all courses.

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