UIC Project Management Courses

Project management is one of the fastest growing fields in many industries as organizations look to eliminate waste and improve efficiencies. The demand for project management professionals is projected to grow to almost 6.2 million project management jobs by the year 2020.*

UIC Extended Campus offers two on-campus project management programs:

Who Should Attend?

UIC’s project management courses benefit professionals of all experience levels who want to gain the necessary skills to initiate, manage, and close complex projects on-time and on-budget.  They are ideal for project managers and project team members in need of formal training, including but not limited to:

  • Analysts
  • Managers
  • Administrative staff
  • Consultants
  • Database specialists
  • Engineers
  • Social workers

Which Course Should You Take?

Each course provides in-depth instruction on critical project management skills and team management skills, which are imperative within the matrix design of project teams.  Additionally, both courses satisfy the PMI educational requirements to sit for their certification exams.

The Project Management (PMP) Prep – Accelerated course is specifically designed for individuals who are preparing for the Project Management Professional (PMP) certification exam on an accelerated timetable, four (4) consecutive weekday sessions.

Complete information on each is below.

Project Management (PMP) Prep – Accelerated:

  • focus: mastering project management skills and quickly preparing for the PMP certification exam
  • 4 session accelerated program
  • held on consecutive weekdays, Monday-Thursday, 9am to 5pm, on the UIC campus
  • includes Take-Home Online Components with immediate feedback
  • fulfills the education requirements for two Project Management Institute exams:

– The 35 hour education requirement for the Project Management Professional (PMP) certification exam
– The 23 hour education requirement for the Certified Associate in Project Management (CAPM) certification exam

  • Course fee: $1,900.00
  • Course fee for University of Illinois students, alumni, or staff: $1,520.00
  • Course fee includes:

– Course binder and materials
– Two Textbooks: A Guide to the Project Management Body of Knowledge (PMBOK® Guide)—Fifth Edition, Project Management Institute, Inc., 2013 and PMP Exam Prep, 8th edition (Rita Mulcahy)
– Daily breakfast and beverages

 

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Project Management Course:

      • focus: mastering project management skills and preparing for the PMP certification exam
      • 5 session program
      • held on consecutive Saturdays, 9am to 5pm, on the UIC campus
      • fulfills the education requirements for two Project Management Institute exams:

– The 35 hour education requirement for the Project Management Professional (PMP) certification exam
– The 23 hour education requirement for the Certified Associate in Project Management (CAPM) certification exam

      • Course fee: $1,900.00
      • Course fee for University of Illinois students, alumni, or staff: $1,520.00
      • Course fee includes:

– Course binder and materials
– Two Textbooks: A Guide to the Project Management Body of Knowledge (PMBOK® Guide)—Fifth Edition, Project Management Institute, Inc., 2013 and Project Management for Dummies
– Daily breakfast and beverages

 

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*Data Source: The Anderson Economic Group “Project-Oriented Employment Trends and Costs of a Skills Gap: 2010 to 2020” report. Commissioned by the Project Management Institute.