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Project Management Training

Across industries, project management is a highly demanded skillset. From skills in leadership and conflict management to risk management and budgeting, certification as a project manager empowers you for new fulfilling job opportunities and career advancement. This three-course specialization in project management gives you the knowledge and experience required for the Project Management Professional (PMP) certification exam, an assessment administered at a variety of certified testing locations.

Format

  • Online

Program Length

  • 18-20 weeks

Credit Hours

  • 9

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Estimated total cost is $4,845. Explore the full breakdown for more information.

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Innovating for New Pathways

Experience in project management empowers you to be an active participant in a dynamic marketplace. Across industries, the number of jobs that required project-oriented skills is projected to increase 33% from 2017 to 2027 (Project Management Institute). Beyond career opportunities, project management adds value to your organization in being able to effectively lead projects, keep resources and budgets on track and communicate your goals and objectives.

Beyond a typical crash course for PMP test preparation, you’ll experience additional time to process course work and implement what you’re learning in this three-course training. Deepen your understanding of applying the principles you encounter in the context of an inspiring community of peers each pursuing their own goals.

You’ll also get to team up with experienced faculty who are dedicated to developing an intellectually rich classroom experience as you lead in your career with influence and wisdom.

Entry Requirements

If you’re not a current Cornerstone student, there are no entry requirements to take these courses. If you are a current Cornerstone student, you must have 45 credits completed prior to taking these courses.

How To Apply

New Students: Apply for the project management training by completing your non-degree program application.

Current Students: Connect with your academic adviser as you navigate your next step forward. You’ll need to complete a drop-in course form to apply for this exclusive project management training opportunity. You’ll also want to connect with your Student Financial Services Specialist as you may be eligible for financial aid for this non-degree program.

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Move forward as a leader on your own schedule. By taking one course at a time, you can continue to advance as a leader.

Online / October 2020

Courses

Advance with a practical curriculum that empowers you to both move forward in Project Management Professional certification and continue engaging in a dynamic and diverse market.

Fundamentals of Project Management

An exploration of the framework and fundamental methodologies of project management. Topics include foundational concepts such as requirements gathering, scope management, change control and time management, as well as an introduction to common tools, techniques and the process required to become a certified project manager.

Cost, Quality and Team Management

An exploration of a variety of project management principles necessary to manage the resources of a project. Specific topics include project budgeting, cost estimation and control, quality assurance and control, acquiring, developing, and managing a project team, conflict management and negotiation skills.

Communications and Risk Management

A study of the principles of effective communication, including managing risks, issues and stakeholder expectations. Topics include the methodology for identifying, measuring and responding to risks and issues, as well as the professional and social responsibilities of project management.

PMP Certification

To become a PMP, you’ll need to complete the certification exam at a certified testing location and meet certain qualifications. This three-course program does not include the PMP exam but provides:

  • Fulfillment of the 35-hour project management education prerequisite.
  • Training through course work that includes exam preparation.

Additional requirements to qualify for the PMP exam include having 3-5 years of experience in leading projects and an associate or bachelor’s degree.

Many of the job openings my employer posts require project management certification and skills. As I navigate through this program, it’s clear that the curriculum will immediately provide real-world benefits.

Eric Weller (B.S. ’20), PM Training student

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MON - THURS: 8 a.m. - 5 p.m.
FRI: 8 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.
SAT & SUN: Closed

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Undergraduate

At Cornerstone University, you’ll get the full college experience with a Christ-centered worldview. Learn more about the undergraduate experience below.

Adult

Persevere in what you know you’re capable of. Our programs for adults provide a creative approach to learning anchored in Christ-centered virtues as you follow your unwavering purpose.

Graduate

Go further as an influencer in your work and community. Our graduate programs prepare you to open new doors as you reach your God-given potential.

Seminary

At Grand Rapids Theological Seminary, we’re dedicated to learning, serving and leading through rigorous scholarship and a humble approach to Scripture.