Project Management Professional (PMP)® Certificate Program

Course Title: PROJECT MANAGEMENT PROFESSIONAL (PMP)® Certificate Program

Course Cost: $3,999.00 (Includes PMP® Certification Exam Fee & Course Materials)
*This course is NOT eligible for Federal Financial Aid or Military Tuition Assistance Benefits

Course Duration: 6 Months

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Course Description:

Project Management Professionals have a firm understanding of the basic competencies involved in management and oversight, including areas such as effective time management, managing multiple projects simultaneously, scope and estimation of project undertaking and devising a detailed project plan alongside project risk and cost analysis.  The program includes training and exam preparation for students to become a Project Management Professional (PMP)® as designated by the Project Management Institute.  The PMP® is the most important industry-recognized certification for project managers. Globally recognized and demanded, the PMP® demonstrates that individuals have the experience, education and competency to lead and direct people and helps individuals to stand out to employers and maximize their earning potential overall.

Program Objectives:

At the conclusion of this program, students will be able to:

  • Identify the relationships between the Project Management Institute's (PMI) project management framework, five process groups, and nine bodies of knowledge
  • Apply project initiation tools and techniques in order to develop a project charter
  • Develop a flexible and practical project management plan covering the major project lifecycle processes and phases
  • Use recommended best practice tools, techniques, and processes to plan for Quality, Human Resources, Communication, Risk, and Procurement
  • Explain project execution's relationship to integration management, the factors that contribute to success, and the tools and techniques used
  • Apply monitoring and control techniques to measure progress on the project and forecast project completion requirements
  • Administer the processes for closing a project and completing project procurement
  • Apply the Code of Ethics and Professional Conduct to specific situations
  • Perform the preparation techniques, including identifying knowledge gaps, in order to significantly improve your chances of passing the PMP® certification exam
  • Use Microsoft Office

*Note: This course satisfies the requisite 35 hours of project management education necessary to sit for the exam. However, PMI requires candidates for the PMP® to meet the additional eligibility requirements including:

+Secondary degree (high school diploma, associate's degree, or global equivalent), plus 7,500 hours leading and directing projects and 35 hours of project management education OR

+A 4-year degree, plus 4,500 hours leading and directing projects and 35 hours of project management education.

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PAYMENT PLAN AVAILABLE

CSU is happy to offer interested students the option to pay in 4 monthly payments of  $999.75. This option is only available for those willing to pay with credit card. If interested, please contact us at 1-800-313-1992 or continuinged@columbiasouthern.edu

All payments are processed manually by a Continuing Education Coordinator upon verbal verification of payment information provided. You will not be charged immediately upon registering.

PMP is a registered mark of the Project Management Institute, Inc.