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Project Management

No matter your industry, skilled project management professionals are in high-demand. Learn how to effectively plan and execute projects and efficiently lead a team. Drexel University is a Registered Education Provider with the Project Management Institute ®, the world’s largest project management member association. Within this track, you can prepare for PMI ®’s certifications: the Project Management Professional (PMP®) for experienced individuals and the Certified Associate in Project Management (CAPM®) for beginner practitioners. 

Technical Skills courses are offered in-person, or in some cases, a hybrid of in-person and online. Essential Skills courses are self-paced and offered entirely online. The Continuing Professional Education team is available to help you select the courses and tracks that best fit your professional development goals.

In response to COVID-19, all Continuing Professional Education face-to-face courses and certifications will be offered online via live remote delivery for the fall term (September - December). Winter course delivery will be determined on the recommendations of the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), Pennsylvania Department of Health and Philadelphia Department of Public Health. If you have any questions or concerns about your course enrollment, please e-mail goodwin.ce@drexel.edu.

Industry Fast Fact

The PMP® provides a significant advantage when it comes to salary and earning potential. Those with a PMP® certification garner a higher salary (20 percent higher on average) than those without a PMP® certification.

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  • Foundational Project Management

    Do you want to get started in the field of project management? Is your workload becoming more complex and in need of better organization and a clearer roadmap? This Professional Skill Track is for you.

    • Total Course Value: $2,856
    • Price with 15% bundle discount: $2,428

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    Courses

    Technical Skills (required courses) 
    Course Description

    Practical Project Management

    Get started with a two-day introduction to the foundations of project management and best practices. This course is the first step in earning PMI certification.

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    Tableau Essentials

    Learn how to use the leading software tool for data visualization—and help your team make more informed, data-driven decisions. 

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    Essential Skills — self-paced and fully online (choose two electives)
    Course Description

    Introduction to Critical Thinking

    Sharpen your ability to ask the right questions, critique an argument, and dissect an issue.

    Introduction to Negotiations

    Explore proven techniques and methods of negotiation that can help you communicate, lead and benefit your organization.

    Introduction to Leadership

    Understand the difference between managing, administering, and leading—and discover what effective leadership requires.

    Leading Teams

    Discover how team leaders must account for the special and unique circumstances of working in a team, where responsibility, accountability, communication and leadership are shared.

    Communicating Collaboratively

    Master the art of communicating across teams and platforms (in-person or digitally) with practical tips and insights.

    Effectively Managing Project Stakeholders

    Understand and resolve challenges that arise with project stakeholders and sharpen your ability to effectively manage and interact with project constituents.

    Emotional Intelligence for Project Managers

    Learn how individuals and teams can identify and control emotions to achieve positive outcomes in workplace relationships.

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  • Advanced Project Management

    Are you already a professional project manager, team leader and skilled project executor? Are you looking to stay up on the latest trends and best practices to get ahead? Are you ready for certification? This Professional Skill Track is for you.

    • Total course value: $3,150
    • Price with 15% bundle discount: $2,678

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    Courses

    Technical Skills (required courses)
    Course Description

    CAPM® & PMP® Certification Prep

    Learn how to apply PMI® principles and standards to successfully manage a project and prepare for certification exams through a combination of in-person and online training. After completion of this course, students are provided access to CAPM® & PMP® Practice Exam and Strategies. This online resource includes two 200-question practice exams, which cover the PMI® standard, A Guide to the Project Management Body of Knowledge (PMBOK Guide®).
     

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    Advanced Tableau

    Increase your expertise in Tableau for more complex business reporting and analytics.

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    Essential Skills — self-paced and fully online (choose two electives)
    Course Description

    Quality Management Basics

    Understand how specific tools and techniques can be used to monitor and control quality through case studies and applications.

    Introduction to Agile

    Sharpen your ability to ask the right questions, critique an argument, and dissect an issue.

    Introduction to Negotiations

    Explore proven techniques and methods of negotiation that can help you communicate, lead and benefit your organization.

    Integrating Agile & Waterfall Practices

    Learn the difference between Agile & Waterfall methods to project management and how to adapt both to your organization’s needs.

    Leading and Managing Change

    Help your team overcome the challenges created through change and discover how to thrive during periods of transition.

    Communicating Collaboratively

    Master the art of communicating across teams and platforms (in-person or digitally) with practical tips and insights.

    Effectively Managing Project Stakeholders

    Understand and resolve challenges that arise with project stakeholders and sharpen your ability to effectively manage and interact with project constituents.

    Emotional Intelligence for Project Managers

    Learn how individuals and teams can identify and control emotions to achieve positive outcomes in workplace relationships.

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  • Foundational Agile Scrum

    Agile is a project management approach based on delivering project requirements iteratively and incrementally. Scrum is an Agile methodology that includes a simple set of principles and practices that help teams deliver products in short cycles, enabling fast feedback, continual improvement and rapid adaptation to change.

    • Total course value: $2,378
    • Price with 15% bundle discount: $2,021

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    Courses

    Technical Skills (required courses)
    Course Description

    Agile Scrum Team Workshop

    Gain hands-on experience by learning and practicing the techniques of Agile Scrum. You will create Agile teams and simulate an actual sprint using a chosen project.

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    User Story Workshop

    Learn how to define and manage high-level requirements effectively and demonstrate alternative ways of documenting requirements and managing changes.

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    Essential Skills — self-paced and fully online (choose two electives)
    Course Description

    Introduction to Negotiations

    Explore proven techniques and methods of negotiation that can help you communicate, lead and benefit your organization.

    Introduction to Leadership

    Understand the difference between managing, administering, and leading—and discover what effective leadership requires.

    Leading and Managing Change

    Help your team overcome the challenges created through change and discover how to thrive during periods of transition.

    Leading Teams

    Discover how team leaders must account for the special and unique circumstances of working in a team, where responsibility, accountability, communication and leadership are shared.

    Communicating Collaboratively

    Master the art of communicating across teams and platforms (in-person or digitally) with practical tips and insights.

    Effectively Managing Project Stakeholders

    Understand and resolve challenges that arise with project stakeholders and sharpen your ability to effectively manage and interact with project constituents.

    Emotional Intelligence for Project Managers

    Learn how individuals and teams can identify and control emotions to achieve positive outcomes in workplace relationships.

    Effective Presentations

    Go beyond text on a slide and master the art of PowerPoint—and get the results you need.

    Effective Business Writing

    Sharpen your skills in writing memos, reports, brochures, proposals, presentations, catalogs, websites and more.

    Introduction to Critical Thinking

    Sharpen your ability to ask the right questions, critique an argument, and dissect an issue.

    Understanding and Managing Budgets

    Discover how budgets are used in organizational settings and how businesses are using different budgeting techniques to overcome operating challenges.

    Negotiations: Making Business Deals

    Learn to distinguish between and employ Dispute Settlement Negotiation (DSN) and Deal Making Negotiation (DMN).

    Negotiations: Resolving Disputes

    Sharpen your ability to resolve disputes by learning causes of conflict, different styles of conflict and how to achieve a cooperative resolution.

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  • Advanced Agile Scrum

    By further developing your expertise in Agile Scrum and project management leadership, you can become even more marketable to businesses and valued within your organization.

    • Total course value: $4,578
    • Price with 15% bundle discount: $4,578

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    Courses

    Technical Skills (required courses)
    Course Description

    Product Owner Workshop

    Gain a comprehensive understanding of the role of the Product Owner, including the need to consider value and priority across the features of a single project.

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    Scrum Master Workshop

    Become a leader in Scrum methodology by learning how to set & adjust the team’s velocity, facilitate daily meetings, motivate the team and handle impediments.

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    Agile for Business Analysts

    Explore the differences and similarities between business analysis on an agile and waterfall projects—and learn how to use delivery approaches that employ a combination of practices from each.

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    Agile for Testers

    Equip your Agile team with an understanding of their role, the process, and the deliverables associated with lighter-weight testing.

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    Essential Skills — self-paced and fully online (choose two electives)
    Course Description

    Introduction to Negotiations

    Explore proven techniques and methods of negotiation that can help you communicate, lead and benefit your organization.

    Introduction to Leadership

    Understand the difference between managing, administering, and leading—and discover what effective leadership requires.

    Leading and Managing Change

    Help your team overcome the challenges created through change and discover how to thrive during periods of transition.

    Leading Teams

    Discover how team leaders must account for the special and unique circumstances of working in a team, where responsibility, accountability, communication and leadership are shared.

    Communicating Collaboratively

    Master the art of communicating across teams and platforms (in-person or digitally) with practical tips and insights.

    Effectively Managing Project Stakeholders

    Understand and resolve challenges that arise with project stakeholders and sharpen your ability to effectively manage and interact with project constituents.

    Emotional Intelligence for Project Managers

    Learn how individuals and teams can identify and control emotions to achieve positive outcomes in workplace relationships.

    Effective Presentations

    Go beyond text on a slide and master the art of PowerPoint—and get the results you need.

    Effective Business Writing

    Sharpen your skills in writing memos, reports, brochures, proposals, presentations, catalogs, websites and more.

    Introduction to Critical Thinking

    Sharpen your ability to ask the right questions, critique an argument, and dissect an issue.

    Understanding and Managing Budgets

    Discover how budgets are used in organizational settings and how businesses are using different budgeting techniques to overcome operating challenges.

    Negotiations: Making Business Deals

    Learn to distinguish between and employ Dispute Settlement Negotiation (DSN) and Deal Making Negotiation (DMN).

    Negotiations: Resolving Disputes

    Sharpen your ability to resolve disputes by learning causes of conflict, different styles of conflict and how to achieve a cooperative resolution.

    Read More