2015 Course Locations
City University of Seattle – Downtown
Saturdays, May 2, 9, 16, 30
Saturdays, June 6, 13, 20 and 27
8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.
City University of Seattle – Bellevue
Monday – Thursday, daily, May 11, 12, 13, 14
Monday – Thursday, daily, June 15, 16, 17, 18
8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.
The Project Management Fundamentals Certificate introduces attendees to the project management and the project life cycle. Emphasis is placed on project selection as it relates to corporate strategy, managing resources, and creating control mechanisms that minimize risk. Project leadership is explored in the context of building effective project teams and maintaining stakeholder relationships. Attendees will learn and apply basic project management concepts including planning, scheduling, work breakdown structure, communication, and risk planning.
At the end of the course, attendees will be able to:
- Understand key project management knowledge areas and phases.
- Evaluate the important role of projects in the strategic objectives of the organization.
- Assess the definition of a project and the role of the project manager and stakeholders.
- Assess the needs and wants of the stakeholders and identify and document the boundaries of the scope of the project.
- Apply fundamental project management methods, measures, tools and processes to develop a detailed project management plan.
- Utilize the best practice project management approach for decomposing scope into manageable pieces of work.
- Demonstrate the concept of risk and how risk mitigation plans can be integrated into the project planning process.
- Summarize the different project management approaches and the pros and cons of each.
Project Management Fundamentals Certificate Option
For an additional fee, participants may elect to pursue a Project Management Fundamentals Certificate comprised of the 30 hour Project Management coursework plus a 10 hour Career Consultancy and Outplacement course.
The comprehensive career consultancy and outplacement courses service allows for each participant to develop a strategic plan to help find employment and leverage the training. The career counseling is highly relevant based on input from human resources and hiring managers throughout the Puget Sound area.
The outplacement support is comprised of a three day workshop to assist participants in developing: (1) Career Search Mastery: developing a strategic plan to help find jobs at your dream company, whether or not they’re advertised; and to develop a list of target companies that are aligned with your values, short & long-term career plans; (2) Interviewing Mastery: learning how to leverage proven psychology to build rapport and make positive first impression with any interviewer; and leverage expertise questions to demonstrate immediate credibility and overcome skeptics; (3) Resume Mastery: position you as the best candidate by developing a unique differentiating value proposition; and restructure resume bullets that tell a story and help sell your qualifications.
Project Management Fundamentals
Number of credits: 3 CEUs
Cost: $1,500 (includes all instructional books and materials)
Project Management Fundamentals Certificate
Number of credits: 4 CEUs
Cost: $3,000 (includes all instructional books and materials)
Contact Melissa Mecham at 800.338.3290 or e-mail for a registration packet.
Registration deadline: All registrations and payments must be received no later than five-days prior to the course start. Late registrations will be taken into consideration and handled on a space-available basis.
Program Requirements: There are no admission requirements to take this program.