program covers the A Guide to the Project Management Body of Knowledge (PMBOK® Guide), which serves as
the fundamental knowledge base for project management.
Upon completion, you will be prepared to sit for the Project Management Professional® Exam. Recognized domestically and internationally,
the PMP® certification has set a standard for excellence in project management.
- Apply fundamental project management principles, theories, and practices, including the basic concepts described in the most
current version of the Project Management Institute's PMBOK® Guide
- Use project management tools and techniques that are effective in initiating, planning, executing, monitoring, controlling, and
closing a project
- Identify characteristics of high performance teams and ways to manage stakeholder expectations
- Select appropriate techniques to communicate effectively with team members and other stakeholders
- Meet the education requirement to become certified as a PMP® and assist an individual in preparing to take the PMP® exam
- Earn continuing education credits for professional certifications (PMI REP number 1043)
Who Should Attend
Individuals in any discipline who work on projects in either the public or private sector will benefit from course work. Those
with 3-5 years work experience who are not currently working in this field will be prepared to pursue career opportunities specifically
in the area of project management upon completion of the program.
Certificate Eligibility and Requirements
To earn the Project Management Certificate, participants must complete six (6) required courses and a minimum of 2.5 units of elective courses, totaling 17.5 units (175 hours) of instruction with a grade of “C” or better. To become an official candidate in the program, students pursuing the certificate must submit a Declaration of Candidacy. Students are encouraged to declare candidacy as soon as possible, but no later than after the third course in the program. To receive the certificate after completing all program requirements, students must submit a Request for Certificate. All requirements must be completed within five (5) years after the student enrolls in his/her first course. Students not pursuing a certificate are welcome to take as many individual courses as they wish.
Our accelerated format gives you the same comprehensive and in-depth course of study as the traditional format. Expedite your
learning experience and achieve your educational, professional and organizational goals in as few as 9 months. You may enroll
in the accelerated format during any quarter and take courses in the classroom or online format concurrently. Contact firstname.lastname@example.org for any questions.
On-site Training Available
Through Corporate Training, we can deliver this program or customize one that fits
your organization's specific needs. Visit Corporate Training
or call (949) 824-1847 for information.
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Project Management Education Planning Session
Grad Emilio Lopez discusses why he selected UCI Extension's PM program, and how the skills, powerful instruction and leadership guidance have impacted his career.
- Kenneth Binnings, EDD, MBA, PMP, Director, Customer Implementation and Migration Office, Sprint
- Timothy Covington, M.S., PMP, Senior Manager – Engineering, The Boeing Company
- Susan Embry-Busch, Senior Vice President of Information Technology, American Health Care
- Steven D. Hall, PMP, Infrastructure Services Architect, Sharp HealthCare
- Kristine Hayes Munson, IT Risk and Compliance Manager, VP, State Street
- Dr. Leroy Lambright, PMP, CSQA, Engineering Manager, L3 Communications/IEC
- Karen Nguyen, National Manager, Program & Technology Integration, Kia Motors America
- Martin Potts, President, Martin Potts & Associates
- Janice Y. Preston, PMP, CPA, Chief Operations Officer, Core Performance Concepts, Inc.
- Tony Roberts, M.S., PMP, Director, Trivista
- Gregory Scott, PMP, PMI-OC Past President
- Tariq Shaikh, PMP, PMI-OC President
- Marty Wartenberg, MBA, PE, Business Consulting & Training
- Julie M. Wilson, ACS, CEPM, FLMI, PMP
- Debora Wright Henley, MBA, Manager, Project Management - IT Solutions, Northrop Grumman Corporation
PMP®, PMBOK® Guide, and Project Management Professional® are marks of the Project Management Institute, Inc.