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Project Management

Learn to plan, develop and complete projects successfully — on time and on budget. Project management is a critical component of organizational success in today's global business environment. Get the training you need to succeed!

Learn from experts with extensive project management experience in a variety of industries. Practice techniques using real-world case studies in a hands-on environment.

  • Acquire the tools and skills necessary for effective project management.
  • Help your team improve organizational processes and the bottom line
  • Gain the insight and knowledge to advance as a Project Management Professional (PMP®)
  • Prepare for industry-recognized certification exams that can take you to a higher level of achievement

PMP® Exam Preparation

Certification PreparationOur PMP® Exam Preparation course is designed for busy professionals who want to prepare for the Project Management Professional (PMP®) certification exam and prefer an accelerated approach; the course also applies toward the educational requirement to sit for the exam.

CAPM® Exam Preparation

The Effective Project Management course prepares you for the Certified Associate in Project Management (CAPM®) Examination and fulfills the educational requirement to sit for the exam. [View an introductory video for this course.] It is also recommended that Effective Project Management be taken as the first of your core courses in the Project Management Certificate program.

USF CertificateProject Management Certificate

Maximize your skills, build credentials and learn to effectively manage a wide range of projects in this comprehensive certificate program. You will develop and put into practice the fundamental tools of successful project management, using real-world case studies in a hands-on environment. As the program progresses, you will fine-tune these skills and learn to step beyond project management into a leadership role. Core courses are taught by Project Management Professionals® (PMPs) with extensive project management application and educational experience in a variety of industries. The program covers the Project Management Body of Knowledge (PMBOK®), which serves as the fundamental knowledge base for project management. The certificate program is appropriate for:

  • Project, team or program managers
  • Portfolio managers
  • Technical leads, quality control analysts
  • Systems integrators, business systems analysts
  • Project team participants
  • Others interested in the growing field of project management
  • Participants who want to meet their 35-hour educational requirement to sit for the PMP exam
  • Existing PMPs or others needing CEUs or PDUs

To earn the Project Management Certificate, you must complete three core courses and two electives over a two-year period. When you have completed the requirements of the program, you may request your certificate. This certificate program meets the educational requirement to sit for the Project Management Professional® exam. Non-certificate students may enroll in individual courses.

Core Courses
  • Effective Project Management
  • Leading and Influencing Projects
  • Monitoring and Controlling Projects
Electives
  • Project Risk Management
  • Business Process Improvement Projects
  • IT Project Management
  • Six Sigma Lean
  • Agile Project Management: Navigating the Agile Environment

USF Continuing Education has been reviewed and approved by the Project Management Institute as a Registered Education Provider (R.E.P.) of project management training, and has agreed to abide by PMI established quality assurance criteria.

For details about requirements for Project Management Certification, click here.

Our project management courses may apply toward professional development units (PDUs) for the Project Management Institute (PMI provider #2518).

USF Continuing Education Units (CEUs)/contact hours are granted upon successful completion of courses. Contact your professional licensing board for their specific requirements and to determine if USF CEUs/ contact hours will be accepted.

Tampa Bay PMI LogoPMI, PMBOK and the PMI R.E.P. logo are registered marks of the Project Management Institute.


Related CE Links

Project Management Courses PDF  •  Lean Six Sigma Courses PDF  •  Financial Aid  •  Registration for USF Depts.

Other Links of Interest

Details about Project Management Certification   •   Project Management Institute
Project Management Institute - Tampa Bay Chapter

For more information, contact the Registration Office:
Email: UC-registration@usf.edu   •  Phone: 813-974-2403  •  Toll-free: 1-866-541-7124