•  Online
  •  San Francisco
  •  Hybrid

This certificate provides a concentrated course of study for students seeking to build their career in the growing profession of project management. Graduates leave with the following knowledge and skills: beginning and advanced project management technical skills based on the PMBOK® (Project Management Body of Knowledge), Agile management framework and tools, and the complex leadership and organizational skills to manage virtual and in-person project teams. The completion of just one GGU class fulfils PMI®'s education requirement to apply for either the CAPM® (Certified Associate in Project Management) or PMP® (Project Management Professional) exams. Students will gain knowledge from faculty who are certified by PMI®, and who have significant real-world project management experience. Course materials align with the Project Management Institute A Guide to the Project Management Body of Knowledge (PMBOK® Guide).

  • Learn from PMI® certified instructors from some of the Bay Area’s largest companies.
  • Gain essential PM skills, including Agile, to build collaboration, inspire action and improve project outcomes.
  • Apply credits towards a Master's in Project Management or an MBA.
  • No GRE or GMAT required.

PMI®, PMBOK®, PMP® and CAPM® are registered trademarks of the Project Management Institute.

This program is also available as a Professional Certificate at reduced tuition rate for new GGU students.

TOTAL UNITS — 12

REQUIRED COURSES

PM 340
Introduction to Project Management
PM 342
Agile Management for Project Managers
PM 343
Advanced Concepts: Project Planning & Control
PM 345
Project Administration, Leadership & Team Dynamics

Course materials align with the Project Management Institute A Guide to the Project Management Body of Knowledge (PMBOK® Guide).

The completion of just one GGU class fulfills PMI®'s education requirement to apply for either the CAPM® (Certified Associate in Project Management) or PMP® (Project Management Professional) exams.

ADMISSION REQUIREMENTS

  • Minimum education: Bachelor's degree
  • Prerequisite courses: None
  • Student status: May not be currently enrolled in a GGU degree or certificate program and may not have been enrolled in a GGU graduate degree or certificate program during the previous 12 month period.
  • Residency: F or J Visa holders are not eligible.

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