Project Management Certificate
Whether you are a full time project manager or have 3-5 years of professional work experience, USC’s Project Management Certificate provides the 35 hours of training required to sit for the PMP® certification exam. Our intensive 4-day program was designed for professionals who want to distinguish themselves and validate their project management expertise by obtaining their PMP® certification through the prestigious Project Management Institute.
Even if you choose not to pursue your PMP® certification, individuals in any discipline who work on projects in either the public or private sector will benefit from this certificate program.
Certificate Program Details
- Attend all 4 days of in-class training sessions, scheduled Mon-Thurs from 8:30am-5:30pm
- Complete all practice exams, class assignments, and homework
Tuition: $2,200 includes all materials, courseware, and graduation certificate
Students who previously completed USC's Introduction to Project Management course receive a 10% discount on the full certificate program!
Financing Options: To mitigate the cost of the program, USC has established an account with Sallie Mae for continuing education training. Sallie Mae will evaluate your credit score and recommends a co-borrower for those with low scores or minimal credit history. To apply online for a continuing education loan with Sallie Mae, CLICK HERE.
Course: PE14-1775: Project Management Certificate
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Lesson 1 - Examining Professional Project Management
Lesson 2 - Initiating a Project
Lesson 3 - Planning Project Work
Lesson 4 - Developing Project Schedules
Lesson 5 - Developing Cost Estimates and Budgets
Lesson 6 - Planning Project Quality, Staffing, and Communications
Lesson 7 - Analyzing Risks and Planning Risk Responses
Lesson 8 - Planning Project Procurements
Lesson 9 - Executing Project Work
Lesson 10 - Managing Project Procurement
Lesson 11 - Monitoring and Controlling Project Work
Lesson 12 - Monitoring and Controlling Project Schedule Costs
Lesson 13 - Monitoring and Controlling Project Performance and Quality
Lesson 14 - Monitoring and Controlling Project Risks and Procurements
Lesson 15 - Closing the Project
PMP® Certification Information from PMI
To apply for the PMP® certification, you need to have either:
- A four-year degree (bachelor’s or the global equivalent) and at least three years of project management experience, with 4,500 hours leading and directing projects and 35 hours of project management education*, OR
- A secondary diploma (high school or the global equivalent) with at least five years of project management experience, with 7,500 hours leading and directing projects and 35 hours of project management education*.
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