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Project Management Certification Courses

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The demand for skilled project management professionals continues to increase exponentially across industries. To get started in the field, or brush up on your project management skills, enroll in an introductory project management course led by a working expert. Our Drexel-made project management training is being offered online via live remote delivery for the fall term. Seats are limited, so sign up today.

Thinking about professional certification? One leading not-for-profit membership organization has set the gold standard for excellence in project management training across industries: the Project Management Institute (PMI®). Made up of more than 1,000,000 credential holders, volunteers and trained project professionals, PMI issues highly renowned certificates—Project Management Professional (PMP®) for experienced individuals and Certified Associate in Project Management (CAPM®) for beginner practitioners. 

Recognized worldwide, gaining your PMI® certification tells employers that you are a leader who can successfully manage teams and direct projects. You can also increase your salary by nearly 20%, according to to PMI®’s Earning Power Salary Survey. For employers, having PMI®-certified project managers helps your organization meet its goals, increase productivity and complete more projects on budget. 

Ready to take the next big step in your career? Our courses prepare you to take PMI®'s exams and become Project Management certified. Enroll in Practical Project Management to get started on the journey towards certification, or, enroll in a self-paced online PMP® and CAPM® exam preparation course if you're already experienced. 

Practical Project Management for the Working Professional (PMCE 5095) — Now Online

Fall 2021 Dates: Tuesday, December 7 & Wednesday, December 8, 2021 from 9 a.m. - 4 p.m.

CEUs: 1.6

PDUs: 16

Practical Project Management is a 14-hour bootcamp that teaches innovative project management concepts and techniques. This training builds upon the competencies presented in PMI®'s internationally recognized A Guide to the Project Management Body of Knowledge (PMBOK® Guide), providing proven methods to enable and enhance traditional management approaches. By focusing on these high-return concepts and tools, you will expand your knowledge and skills, becoming an advanced project leader ready to succeed in real-world initiatives.

Whether you’re a full-time project manager or have a fundamental understanding of project management, this course helps you gain a better understanding of the latest trends and best practices to improve job performance and growth opportunities.

Upon completion of the course, you:

  • Gain a fundamental understanding of project management
  • Learn and practice core and advanced project management tools and approaches above and beyond those taught in traditional Project Management Professional (PMP®) classes
  • Supplement your current talents and skills to prepare you for greater responsibilities and growth 

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Goodwin College of Professional Studies is proud to announce our partnership with Project Management Institute (PMI) Delaware Valley Chapter to offer live, virtual, instructor-led courses to assist you with preparing for the PMP and CAPM certifications.


PMCE 4985 CAPM Exam Prep course

  • Dates: 3 Saturdays, February 26, March 5 and March 12, 2022 8:30 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.
  • Location: Zoom
  • CEUs: 3.5
  • Cost: Members = $750 / Non-Members = $900

This 24-hour preparation course meets the 23-hour requirement to apply to take CAPM Exam and is intended for those who are new to project management, or who have less than the practical experience needed to take the PMP Exam. The focus is on how best to prepare, study for, and take the CAPM credential examination. A review of material normally covered in the exam will be presented. Students will receive sample questions of the type given on the exam. The PMP 35 education hours requirement is waived for CAPM certification holders.

What you will Learn:

Day 1

  • Certification Overview
  • CAPM Handbook
    • CAPM Exam Content Outline
    • Introduction to Project Management- includes content review and exercise/practice test
    • Project Integration- includes content review and exercise/practice test
    • Project Scope Management- includes content review and exercise/practice test

Day 2

  • Project Time Management-includes content review and exercise/practice test
  • Project Cost Management-includes content review and exercise/practice test
  • Project Quality Management-includes content review and exercise/practice test
  • Project Resource Management-includes content review and exercise/practice test

Day 3

  • Project Communications Management-includes content review and exercise/practice test
  • Project Risk Management-includes content review and exercise/practice test
  • Project Stakeholder Management-includes content review and exercise/practice test
  • Course Review and Test Prep Strategies

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PMCE 5097 PMP Exam Prep course

  • Dates: 5 Saturdays, February 26 - March 26, 2022  8:30 a.m. – 4:30 p.m.
  • Location: Zoom
  • CEUs: 3.5
  • Cost: Members = $1,086 / Non-Members = $1,400

This intense, 35-hour preparation course contains five modules that immerse you in real-world scenarios, representing various industries and project management situations to help you practice applying principles and concepts at work. This course meets the 35-hour requirement to apply to take PMP Exam and is intended for those who are experienced in project management, or who have already taken project management courses. The focus is on how best to prepare, study for, and take the PMP credential examination. A review of material normally covered in the exam will be presented. Successful completion of this course ensures that students will meet the 35-hour education requirement to apply for and take the PMP exam and that their education will not be subject to audit.

As a PMI member you receive a discount on the PMP prep course, the PMP exam, the ability to download a free digital copy of the PMBOK guide and can become a member of the local chapter (DVC) to attend a 5-week free study group.

Learn more about becoming a PMI member

What you will Learn

  • Module 1 - Creating a High Performing Team – Learn to:

    • Define team ground rules
    • 
Build a shared understanding
    • Engage and support virtual teams and more
  • Module 2 - Keeping Your Team on Track – Learn to:
    • Collaborate with stakeholders
    • Lead a team
    • Manage conflict and more
  • Module 3 - Getting Started with Your Project - Learn to:
    • Engage stakeholders
    • Manage and plan scope
    • Assess and manage risk and more
  • Module 4 - Doing the Work - Learn to:
    • Manage project changes
    • Determine appropriate project methods and practices
    • Establish project governance and more
  • Module 5 - Keeping the Business in Mind - Learn to:
    • Evaluate business and environment changes
    • Support organizational change
    • Improve processes and more

Meet the instructors

Requirements to sit for PMP exam:

  • A four-year degree
  • 36 months leading projects
  • 35 hours of project management education/training or CAPM® Certification

— OR —

  • A high school diploma or an associate degree (or global equivalent)
  • 60 months leading projects
  • 35 hours of project management education/training or CAPM® Certification

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Self-paced Project Management Courses & Exam Prep

In addition to our core offerings, you can enroll in online self-paced project management courses to supplement sections of the PMBOK® Guide and to prepare for the PMP® or CAPM® exams. There are also a wide range of topics to expand your professional skillset, including leadership, Agile methodology, ethics and more. Courses are offered individually or at a discounted bundle rate!

Explore these online options:

PMP & CAPM Exam Prep

Project Management

Agile Project Management