Certificate in Project Management

Kent State's Project Management Programs Blend Theory with Real-life Processes, Tools and Methodologies to Effectively Execute Projects

Manage Projects to Meet Customer's Requirements: Stay on Time and on Budget

Successful project management is a vital skill in today's business world. Organizations are faced with increasing pressure to complete projects in shorter timeframes and with fewer resources than in the past. Professionals need practical methods to ensure that projects are profitable and aligned with the strategic goals of their organization.

The Kent State Certificate in Project Management provides professionals currently working as project managers or aspiring to take on project management responsibilities the skills they need to improve performance, provide leadership and deliver projects on time and on budget. Using a balanced mix of lecture, group exercises and a project management case study, you will learn the skills necessary to manage a project from launch through completion. Particular emphasis is placed on defining the customer's requirements and building a realistic schedule. The tools and principles taught in this three-day certificate program are based on the Project Management Institute's (PMI)® Project Management Body of Knowledge (PMBOK® Guide).

These programs may be taken individually for particular competency development or in the series to attain the Kent State Certificate in Project Management.

PMI and PMBOK® Guide are a registered mark of the Project Management Institute, Inc. 

Read a recent article by Kent State's Project Management Facilitator, Bob Jewell

Project Management: A Skill for Managing Resources Better.

"Very useful course. I will approach new projects with a defined plan using the tools and make sure the goal, objectives, deliverables and requirements are clear."

Kelly Hugick, Sales Operations Project Manager, Dealer Tire

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Total Investment for Required Programs: $1,040

These programs can be taken as single topic events to develop one competency or you can complete both to receive Kent State’s Certificate in Project Management.

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VIDEO TESTIMONIALS: 

Hear from Jessica Deidrick, SharePoint Administrator, Dealer Tire, on her experience with Kent State's Certificate in Project Managment. View video:

Jessica Deidrick, Dealer Tire

Hear from Tom Burick, Talent Manager, NMG Aerospace, on his experience with Kent State's Certificate in Project Managment. View video:

Tom Burick, NMG Aerospace