Project Management Certificate - 3 Days

The Kent State Project Management Certificate provides the skills professionals need to improve performance, provide leadership and deliver projects on time and on budget. Particular emphasis is placed on defining the customer’s requirements and building a realistic schedule. The tools and principles taught in the three-day certificate program are based on the Project Management Institute’s Project Management Body of Knowledge (PMBOK).

These programs can be taken individually or as part of the certificate.

To register for any program, call Mona Zink at 330-244-3508 between 8 a.m. - 5 p.m.


ESSENTIAL SKILLS FOR MANAGING PROJECTS (BOB JEWELL, 2 DAYS)
The tools and principles taught in this program are based on the Project Management Institute’s Project Management Body of Knowledge (PMBOK). In this two-day program, participants will learn how to:

  • apply standard project management tools and techniques
  • effectively complete projects

ADVANCED SKILLS FOR MANAGING PROJECTS  (BOB JEWELL, 1 DAY)
This follow-up to the two-day Essential Skills for Managing Projects program takes a more in-depth look at critical topics in project management. At the completion of this workshop, participants will be able to:

  • identify and define advanced project management skills
  • apply advanced project management skills to actual work experiences

Note: The three-day Project Management Certificate offered by Kent State University is not presented as an exam preparation program, however, it will provide 21 hours of project management education. The PMP certification, established by the Project Management Institute (PMI), is one of the most valued and respected credentials in project management. Earning and maintaining this certification demonstrates a solid foundation in effectively managing projects. PMP certification requires application through PMI. For application information, please consult www.PMI.org.


PROJECT LEADERSHIP  (BOB JEWELL, 1 DAY)
Organizing and managing the day-to-day activities of a project can be challenging on its own. However, great project leaders must also develop high-performing teams, make and implement effective decisions and communicate with and influence stakeholders outside the core project team. Learn how to manage the process and lead the people. This program focuses on three skills to make your next project shine:

  • developing an effective team
  • communicating with and influencing your stakeholders
  • making effective project decisions