Master Project Management Skills. Prepare for PMI® Certification Exams.

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 offers two courses in project management.

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PMI Registered Education Provider

Project Management Institute, the world’s largest project management membership association, has named University of Illinois at Chicago’s project management courses Registered Education Providers (R.E.P.). The PMI® R.E.P. designation is the highest mark of excellence in project management training and certifies that an organization can deliver world-class, PMI-approved training. To obtain this distinction, the programs offered by UIC have met rigorous quality criteria for course content, instructor qualification and instructional design.

Which Course Should You Take?

Project Management (PMP®) Exam Prep Boot Camp Foundations of Project Management
Four (4) Saturday on-site sessions with three (3) online take-home modules: March 7-March 28, 2020 Five (5) Saturday on-site sessions: April 4-May 2, 2020
Preparation and test-taking strategies for the Project Management Professional (PMP)® certification exam Provides in-depth instruction to enhance project & team management skills
For project managment professionals looking to pass PMI® certification exams For current or future project management professionals interested in learning the principals of project management but not necessarily seeking PMP® certification

Project Management (PMP®) Prep – Accelerated:

Next course: Saturdays, March 7-March 28, 2020
Instructor:  Brian Porter
Focus: PMI® certification exam preparation boot camp

  • 4 session accelerated program, 9 a.m. to 5 p.m., UIC campus
  • includes Take-Home Online Components with immediate feedback
  • Course fee: $1,900.00 (University of Illinois students, alumni, or staff: $1,520.00)
  • Course fee includes: Course materials, daily refreshments, and two textbooks: A Guide to the Project Management Body of Knowledge (PMBOK® Guide)—Sixth Edition, Project Management Institute, Inc., 2017 and PMP® Exam Prep: Accelerated Learning to Pass the Project Management Professional (PMP)® Exam, Ninth Edition (Rita Mulcahy)

This course 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

The registration deadline is Thursday, March 5 at 12 p.m. central time.

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Foundations of Project Management:

Next course: Saturdays, April 4-May 2, 2020
Instructor: Brian Porter

Focus: Mastering project management skills

  • 5 session program, 9 a.m. to 5 p.m., UIC campus
  • Course fee: $1,900.00
  • Course fee for University of Illinois students, alumni, or staff: $1,520.00
  • Course fee includes: Course materials, daily refreshments, and two textbooks: A Guide to the Project Management Body of Knowledge (PMBOK® Guide)—Sixth Edition, Project Management Institute, Inc., 2017 and Project Management for Dummies, Fifth Edition (Stanley E. Portny)

This course 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

The registration deadline is Thursday, April 2 at 12 p.m. central time.

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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

* 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.

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