Management (Human Resources, Nonprofit, Project)

The college's Office of Workforce Development offers Management (Human Resources, Nonprofit, Project) courses for those preparing for a new job, promotion or looking to update their skills.

Online Independent Courses: Human Resources Management

HR is the glue that holds a business together. When run effectively, it supports the development of employees; caring for their health and safety, managing their careers and fostering their growth within the organization and beyond. This online, independent-study HR certificate and coursework will give you a well-rounded foundation in human resource management to optimize your organization’s most valuable assets – its people.

Certificate in Human Resource Management

An effective human resource management strategy is a valuable asset to any company, but those running small businesses often cannot justify designating a full-time HR professional to manage employee relations, compensation, policy-making, performance management and employee appraisals.

This suite of courses will teach you the basics of managing the benefits and policies that support an effective staff. What does an employer need to know about anti-discrimination regulations? What are the key aspects of pay policies? How can employers avoid the traps of the employee selection process? With these courses, you will discover the answers to these and other important questions.

Each three- to five-hour, self-paced course offers an assortment of interactive exercises, videos, selected readings, case studies and self-assessments that will engage you and structure your learning about human resource management.

Upon successful completion, you can download a printable certificate of completion for this online course suite. This certificate has no textbooks or prerequisites. Topics included in the certificate include:

  • Compensation and Benefits
  • Data and Human Resource Management
  • Employee Selection
  • Equal Employment Opportunity
  • Introduction to Human Resource Management
  • Performance Management
  • Talent Management and Career Development

Tuition: $399

Delivery of Course:

Online Independent (Ask the Expert Available in Course)
Estimated 21 hours, 2.1 CEUs, Non-Credit
Access time: 365 days

Compensation and Benefits

You will learn the issues surrounding the key aspects of pay policy: legal requirements, pay equity within an organization, competitive pay within the relevant industry, how and when to grant raises, and different ways payment can be structured. Earn SHRM and HRCI credit as you develop your compensation expertise.

Tuition: $79

Delivery of Course:

Online Independent (Ask the Expert Available in Course)
Estimated 3 hours, 0.3 CEUs, Non-Credit
Access time: 90 days

Data and Human Resource Management

We will explore how human resource managers use data to provide better support to the employees they manage and to contribute to the strategic practices of their organizations.

Tuition: $79

Delivery of Course:

Online Independent (Ask the Expert Available in Course)
Estimated 3 hours, 0.3 CEUs, Non-Credit
Access time: 90 days

Employee Rights

From establishing an ethics code to handling disciplinary issues, human resource managers play a key role in protecting the rights of employees by ensuring they are treated fairly and that appropriate laws and policies are enforced. We'll consider the relationship between HR and ethics, employment laws that protect the rights of workers, and appropriate procedures for disciplining and terminating employees. The second half of the course will focus on unions and labor relations.

Tuition: $79

Delivery of Course:

Online Independent (Ask the Expert Available in Course)
Estimated 3 hours, 0.3 CEUs, Non-Credit
Access time: 90 days

Employee Safety

The safety of employees should be a primary concern for employers. Human resource managers play a crucial role in ensuring workplaces are not only as safe as possible but also in compliance with safety-related rules and guidelines. This course introduces various workplace hazards and health issues and explores the relationship between employers and the Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA).

Tuition: $79

Delivery of Course:

Online Independent (Ask the Expert Available in Course)
Estimated 3 hours, 0.3 CEUs, Non-Credit
Access time: 90 days

Employee Selection

This course details the process of selecting the best candidate from a large, diverse pool of high-quality applicants. We will also consider how to discover more about a candidate through the use of reference checks, background checks and testing.

Tuition: $79

Delivery of Course:

Online Independent (Ask the Expert Available in Course)
Estimated 3 hours, 0.3 CEUs, Non-Credit
Access time: 90 days

Equal Employment Opportunity

This course reviews the major employment laws, including Equal Opportunity and the anti-discriminatory regulations employers must be aware of in hiring, promoting and firing employees.

Tuition: $79

Delivery of Course:

Online Independent (Ask the Expert Available in Course)
Estimated 3 hours, 0.3 CEUs, Non-Credit
Access time: 90 days

Introduction to Human Resource Management

You will explore the vital tasks of recruiting, screening, interviewing, training, appraising, disciplining, rewarding and developing the employee—both for business and non-profit enterprises.

Tuition: $79

Delivery of Course:

Online Independent (Ask the Expert Available in Course)
Estimated 3 hours, 0.3 CEUs, Non-Credit
Access time: 90 days

PHR® Exam Prep

This course provides comprehensive preparation for the Professional in Human Resources (PHR®) certification exam. The course includes exam-taking tips, a detailed diagnostic test, practice questions at the end of each module, and a full-length, 175-question practice exam. A total of 365 practice questions address the six knowledge areas covered in the PHR® exam.

Tuition: $349

Delivery of Course:

Online Independent (Ask the Expert Available in Course)
Estimated 25 hours, 2.5 CEUs, Non-Credit
Access time: 180 days

Performance Management

This course reviews key elements of performance management and performance management systems. The course includes details on motivation, constructive feedback and performance review processes and approaches.

Tuition: $79

Delivery of Course:

Online Independent (Ask the Expert Available in Course)
Estimated 3 hours, 0.3 CEUs, Non-Credit
Access time: 90 days

Talent Management and Career Development

This introductory-level course covers the challenges and approaches needed to develop and retain their employees.

Tuition: $79

Delivery of Course:

Online Independent (Ask the Expert Available in Course)
Estimated 3 hours, 0.3 CEUs, Non-Credit
Access time: 90 days

Online Independent Courses: Nonprofit Management

Whether you run a nonprofit and need staff training, or are building your own skills, the certificate program and courses in nonprofit management offer a comprehensive training program in topics from volunteer development and grant writing to fundraising and budgeting. Do a better job of doing good, with our nonprofit certificate program and courses.

Certificate in Nonprofit Management

This online certificate program introduces learners to key current management issues for nonprofit organizations. Fundraising, board and volunteer development, budgeting, reading financial statements, leadership, marketing and setting strategic direction are all addressed, and video commentary on these crucial topics will give insight into how nonprofit professionals apply key concepts in their own organizations.

Each three- to five-hour self-paced course offers an assortment of interactive exercises, videos, selected readings, case studies and self-assessments that will engage you and help you practice effective decision making in a nonprofit setting.

Upon successful completion of all courses in this certificate program, you can download and print a Certificate of Completion.

Tuition: $699

Delivery of Course:

Online Independent (Ask the Expert Available in Course)
Estimated 55 hours, 5.5 CEUs, 23 CFREs, Non-Credit
Access time: 990 days

Budgeting in a Nonprofit Organization

This course reviews the uses and functions of budgets and the relationship between strategic budgeting and tactical budgeting. After introducing the basics of budgeting in a nonprofit, the course continues to slightly more advanced budgeting topics such as capital budgets, cash flow budgets and opportunity budgets. You will also learn how nonprofit organizations use different budgeting techniques to handle operating challenges.

Tuition: $79

Delivery of Course:

Online Independent (Ask the Expert Available in Course)
Estimated 5 hours, 0.5 CEUs, 3 CFREs, Non-Credit
Access time: 90 days

Capital Campaigns

This course covers the key terminology and practices surrounding running a successful capital campaign. Coursework will address the phases of conducting a capital campaign—evaluation, feasibility study, organization, solicitation and post-campaign activities.

Tuition: $79

Delivery of Course:

Online Independent (Ask the Expert Available in Course)
Estimated 5 hours, 0.5 CEUs, 3 CFREs, Non-Credit
Access time: 90 days

Fundraising for Nonprofit Organizations

Fundraising is one of the central activities of a nonprofit organization and is key to successful nonprofit management. To help finance operating budgets, nonprofits must raise money every year. This course provides an introduction to fundraising for nonprofit organizations.

Tuition: $150

Delivery of Course:

Online Independent (Ask the Expert Available in Course)
Estimated 5 hours, 0.5 CEUs, 4 CFREs, Non-Credit
Access time: 90 days

How to Read a Nonprofit Financial Statement

This course will review the major financial accounting statements used by nonprofit organizations. It provides an understanding of the types of financial statements that are used by nonprofit organizations and how they differ from for-profit financial reporting. Also, the course demonstrates the power and limitations of accounting information in assessing financial performance and decision-making. You will also learn the uses of financial statement analysis or ratio analysis for nonprofit organizations.

Tuition: $150

Delivery of Course:

Online Independent (Ask the Expert Available in Course)
Estimated 5 hours, 0.5 CEUs, Non-Credit
Access time: 90 days

Introduction to Grant Writing

This course offers a guide to the basics of grant writing and explores the relationship between grant writing and an organization's strategy for fundraising. It also outlines the six stages of grant writing and highlights grant writing best practices.

Tuition: $150

Delivery of Course:

Online Independent (Ask the Expert Available in Course)
Estimated 5 hours, 0.5 CEUs, Non-Credit
Access time: 90 days

Introduction to Nonprofit Management

This course provides a critical introduction to the fundamentals of nonprofit organizations. You will gain an understanding of the nonprofit sector and the unique issues facing nonprofit leaders and organizations. You will be exposed to the major areas of responsibility for nonprofit leaders, including strategy, managing employees and volunteers, fundraising, grant writing, board governance, marketing, innovation and social media.

Tuition: $99

Delivery of Course:

Online Independent (Ask the Expert Available in Course)
Estimated 5 hours, 0.5 CEUs, Non-Credit
Access time: 90 days

Leadership in a Nonprofit Organization

This course examines leadership theories and explores the key qualities and ethics within leadership. After establishing this foundation, the course focuses on leadership in the nonprofit sector, including the leadership shortage and possible solutions.

Tuition: $79

Delivery of Course:

Online Independent (Ask the Expert Available in Course)
Estimated 3 hours, 0.3 CEUs, Non-Credit
Access time: 90 days

Nonprofit Board and Volunteer Development

We will cover the fundamentals of board and volunteer development as well as recruiting, effective communication and retention.

Tuition: $150

Delivery of Course:

Online Independent (Ask the Expert Available in Course)
Estimated 5 hours, 0.5 CEUs, Non-Credit
Access time: 90 days

Principles of Marketing for Nonprofit Organizations

This course will examine how nonprofits use marketing to publicize their mission and to gather contributions of time and money. The course also reviews marketing planning in the nonprofit organization.

Tuition: $79

Delivery of Course:

Online Independent (Ask the Expert Available in Course)
Estimated 5 hours, 0.5 CEUs, Non-Credit
Access time: 90 days

Social Media for Nonprofits

Coursework will introduce you to the use of social media in communicating, marketing, public relations and fundraising for nonprofits. It explores the major social media platforms (Facebook, LinkedIn, Twitter, YouTube, Pinterest) as vehicles for nonprofits to reach their members, volunteers and donors.

Tuition: $79

Delivery of Course:

Online Independent (Ask the Expert Available in Course)
Estimated 5 hours, 0.5 CEUs, Non-Credit
Access time: 90 days

Strategy for Nonprofit Organizations

Nonprofit managers are critical to successfully implementing strategy since they are responsible for carrying out the actions that will support it. By understanding a nonprofit's strategy and how it helps the organization fulfill its mission, a manager can do a better job implementing the strategy.

Tuition: $79

Delivery of Course:

Online Independent (Ask the Expert Available in Course)
Estimated 5 hours, 0.5 CEUs, Non-Credit
Access time: 90 days

Online Independent Courses: Project Management

The Office of Workforce Development offers MindEdge's project management courses and simulations, which are a great way to teach you the best practices for running a project and ensuring success. The courses cover the domains of project management and prepare you for certification tests. Through MindEdge, the courses carry professional development units (PDUs) across Project Management Institute’s talent triangle and span introductory and intermediate topics.

60 PDU Project Management Course Bundle

Need to earn 60 PDUs to maintain your Project Management Professional (PMP)® certification? Are you also looking for a high quality and interesting training program to fulfill this requirement?

The 60-PDU Project Management Bundle offers Project Management Professionals® access to online, self-paced courses at a fraction of the price of purchasing courses individually. For $999, you can access seven of our online project management courses for a full year and earn 60 PDUs. That is a savings of $550!

Don't risk losing your PMP® certification; enroll today and start earning PDUs. MindEdge's courses are self-paced and can be conveniently accessed anytime and anywhere from a computer with an internet connection. Courses are engaging and include real-world examples, videos, interactive games, assessments and focused instruction. An "Ask the Expert" feature allows you to pose course-related questions and receive feedback within 24 hours.

Course topics are interesting and relevant to today's workplace. Project Management Professionals® will learn to improve their leadership skills, gain a better understanding of the ethical issues surrounding project management, learn the basics of agile project management and quality management, and much more!

Tuition: $999

Delivery of Course:

Online Independent (Ask the Expert Available in Course)
Estimated 60 hours, 6.0 CEUs, Non-Credit
Access time: 365 days

Certificate in Agile Project Management

Agile project management practices have become the standard for software development projects. More recently, Agile has grown beyond software projects as more and more companies adopt agile concepts and methodologies. Individuals who have a solid understanding of Agile have a distinct advantage in today's changing project management atmosphere. The courses included in this certificate program will provide managers the basic foundation they need to become competent agile practitioners. The program introduces the learner to the basic methodologies, practices, and key concepts of Agile and enables the learner to explore, through case studies, many of the common challenges of working on an Agile team

Tuition: $299

Delivery of Course:

Online Independent (Ask the Expert Available in Course)
Estimated 17 hours, 1.9 CEUs, Non-Credit
Access time: 360 days

Agile Certified Practitioner (PMI: ACP)® Exam Prep

This intermediate-level course is designed to prepare you for the Project Management Institute’s Agile Certified Practitioner (PMI-ACP)® exam. As such, learners should have some experience in agile project management prior to enrolling. The course begins with the Agile Basics and Agile Applications modules from our Introduction to Agile course, before continuing on to cover the key tools, techniques and strategies that PMI® has listed as important for agile practitioners to understand to achieve their certification.

After successful completion, you will receive 21 PDUs/contact hours to qualify to take the PMI Agile Certified Practitioner (PMI-ACP)® Exam. Successful completion means completing all assignments in the course and scoring a minimum of 70 percent (84 points out of a possible 120 points) on the second 120-question practice test.

Learners who pass this course's final assessment (Practice Exam #2) with a score of 70 percent or higher (84 points out of a possible 120 points) on their first attempt, but who do not pass the PMI-ACP® exam, will be able to take the MindEdge Agile Certified Practitioner Exam Prep course again for free. To be eligible, students must take the PMI-ACP® exam within 45 days of completing the MindEdge course and passing the MindEdge practice exam.

You must achieve an average test score of at least 70 percent to meet the minimum successful completion requirement and qualify to receive IACET CEU credit. Learners will have three attempts at all graded assessments.

Tuition: $499

Delivery of Course:

Online Independent (Ask the Expert Available in Course)
Estimated 21 hours, 2.1 CEUs, 21 PDUs, Non-Credit
Access time: 180 days

Introduction to Agile

This is an introductory-level course that explores the methodologies and practices of agile development and explains the key concepts and principles that form the foundation of agile project management.

Tuition: $249

Delivery of Course:

Online Independent (Ask the Expert Available in Course)
Estimated 10 hours, 1.0 CEUs, Non-Credit
Access time: 180 days

Agile Certified Practitioner (PMI:ACP)® Practice Exams & Exam Strategies

Designed to assess your readiness to take the Project Management Institute's Agile Certified Practitioner (PMI:ACP)® Exam, this course contains two 120-question practice exams, which cover the information in the current PMI® agile reading list. The practice exams provide a comprehensive review of the material in this list as well as key strategies for preparing for the PMI:ACP® Exam.

Tuition: $99

Delivery of Course:

Online Independent (Ask the Expert Available in Course)
Estimated 5 hours, 0.5 CEUs, Non-Credit
Access time: 60 days

Agile Team Challenges

This intermediate-level course is designed to help agile practitioners decipher and solve the problems that arise regularly in their work. The course consists of 20 short case studies pulled from real-world experiences that test the learner's understanding of agile practices. The case studies are structured to simulate the conversations, challenges and interactions that happen regularly on agile projects.

Tuition: $125

Delivery of Course:

Online Independent (Ask the Expert Available in Course)
Estimated 4 hours, 0.4 CEUs, Non-Credit
Access time: 90 days

Integrating Agile and Waterfall Practices

This is an intermediate-level course designed to help agile practitioners recognize and resolve many of the common integration issues that emerge when these two methodologies are combined. The course consists of 20 short case studies that simulate the communication and interchanges that can occur as agile and waterfall practitioners work together. As students evaluate these case studies, they'll learn to deconstruct and diagnose any underlying problems that need to be resolved, just as they would in everyday practice. While they work to decode and correct these issues, they'll begin to recognize the common pitfalls that can happen as project teams collaborate and interact.

Tuition: $89

Delivery of Course:

Online Independent (Ask the Expert Available in Course)
Estimated 3 hours, 0.5 CEUs, Non-Credit
Access time: 90 days

Principles of Scrum

This course outlines the fundamental theories and principles of Scrum frameworks, including the underlying philosophy and essential tools practitioners need to adapt to an agile way of working.

Tuition: $299

Delivery of Course:

Online Independent (Ask the Expert Available in Course)
Estimated 10 hours, 1.0 CEUs, Non-Credit
Access time: 180 days

CAPM® Exam Prep Course

This course is based on A Guide to the Project Management Body of Knowledge, (PMBOK® Guide) 6th edition. If seeking PMI certification, learners enrolling in this exam prep course should be planning to sit for PMI's 6th edition exam.

This completely online and self-paced project management program builds successful project managers at all levels of the organization. It provides a comprehensive preparation for the Certified Associate in Project Management (CAPM)® certification exam including exam-taking tips, 26 comprehensive module quizzes, and two full-length, 150-question practice exams covering the areas of interest from A Guide to the Project Management Body of Knowledge, (PMBOK® Guide), which will provide a report to help you determine your areas of weakness.

This course aligns with the PMBOK® Guide Sixth Edition. (The PMBOK® Guide is not included in the cost of this course and must be purchased separately.)

This course has an "Ask the Expert" feature, which submits your questions directly to an expert in the field you are studying. Questions are answered as quickly as possible and usually within 24 hours.

The course also allows you to submit a question via the Ask the Expert link, providing access to project managers who will assist with any problems you may have within 24-48 hours.

After successful completion, you will receive 23 PDUs/contact hours to qualify to take the PMI® Certified Associate in Project Management® Exam. Successful completion means completing all assignments in the course and scoring a minimum of 70 percent on the second 150-question practice test.

Learners should have some experience in project management and will need to have access to the Project Management Institute®'s A Guide to the Project Management Body of Knowledge (PMBOK® Guide), Sixth Edition.

Learners must achieve an average test score of at least 70 percent to meet the minimum successful completion requirement and qualify to receive IACET CEU credit. Learners will have three attempts at all graded assessments.

Information in this course has been taken from A Guide to the Project Management Body of Knowledge, (PMBOK®Guide) — Sixth Edition, Project Management Institute Inc., 2017.

Tuition: $459

Delivery of Course:

Online Independent (Ask the Expert Available in Course)
Estimated 23 hours, 2.3 CEUs, Non-Credit
Access time: 180 days

Managing Real World Projects

This course reviews the key principles of project management in the real world, offering tools and techniques for achieving project success. Provides a clear road map for leading a project through the five key project stages: Initiating, Planning, Controlling, Executing and Closing. Details basic tools employed in each of these stages, including templates for a comprehensive project plan, work breakdown schedules, task list, issue list, risk register and close-out documents

Tuition: $249

Delivery of Course:

Online Independent (Ask the Expert Available in Course)
Estimated 10 hours, 1.0 CEUs, Non-Credit
Access time: 180 days

PMP® Exam Prep Course (6th edition)

This course is based on A Guide to the Project Management Body of Knowledge, (PMBOK®Guide) 6th edition. If seeking PMI certification, learners enrolling in this exam prep course should be planning to sit for PMI's 6th edition exam. It provides a comprehensive preparation for the Project Management Professional (PMP)® certification exam including exam-taking tips, 26 comprehensive module quizzes, five process group tests, and two full-length, 200-question practice exams covering the areas of interest from A Guide to the Project Management Body of Knowledge, (PMBOK® Guide).

This course aligns with the PMBOK® Guide Sixth Edition. (The PMBOK® Guide is not included in the cost of this course and must be purchased separately.)

This course has an "Ask the Expert" feature, which submits your questions directly to an expert in the field you are studying. Questions are answered as quickly as possible and usually within 24 hours.

The course also allows you to submit a question via the Ask the Expert link, providing access to project managers who will assist with any problems you may have within 24-48 hours.

After successful completion, you will receive 35 PDUs/contact hours to qualify to take the PMI® Project Management Professional® Exam. Successful completion means completing all assignments in the course, and scoring a minimum of 70percent on the second 200-question practice test.

Learners should have some experience in project management and will need to have access to the Project Management Institute®'s A Guide to the Project Management Body of Knowledge (PMBOK® Guide), Sixth Edition.

Learners must achieve an average test score of at least 70percent to meet the minimum successful completion requirement and qualify to receive IACET CEU credit. Learners will have three attempts at all graded assessments.

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Information in this course has been taken from A Guide to the Project Management Body of Knowledge, (PMBOK®Guide) — Sixth Edition, Project Management Institute Inc., 2017.

Tuition: $699

Delivery of Course:

Online Independent (Ask the Expert Available in Course)
Estimated 35 hours, 3.5 CEUs, Non-Credit
Access time: 180 days

Project Management Team Leadership

This course reviews the roles and responsibilities of the project management team leader, and their responsibility with project stakeholders. We will explore how project management team leaders can build a positive team environment through effective communication, team building activities, team problem solving and reflective listening.

Tuition: $359

Delivery of Course:

Online Independent (Ask the Expert Available in Course)
Estimated 18 hours, 1.8 CEUs, Non-Credit
Access time: 180 days

Project Management for Information Technology

This course focuses on how project management concepts can be applied to IT projects, with an emphasis on project management issues that are unique to IT projects. It reviews the concepts, methodologies and tools of project management as they relate to IT.

Tuition: $499

Delivery of Course:

Online Independent (Ask the Expert Available in Course)
Estimated 25 hours, 2.5 CEUs, Non-Credit
Access time: 180 days

Quality Management Basics

This course provides a foundation for anyone looking to understand quality management practices and techniques. The course combines instructional material with interactive exercises, vocabulary games and flashcards to explain the core concepts and strategies of effective quality management.

Tuition: $299

Delivery of Course:

Online Independent (Ask the Expert Available in Course)
Estimated 12 hours, 1.2 CEUs, Non-Credit
Access time: 180 days

Effectively Managing Project Stakeholders

This course explores how project managers can understand and resolve issues that emerge from interactions among project stakeholders. The course contains ten concise case studies that explore common stakeholder issues. The case studies are designed to simulate the conversations and interactions that occur among project stakeholders, to show learners how to dissect causal elements from these types of conversations.

Tuition: $79

Delivery of Course:

Online Independent (Ask the Expert Available in Course)
Estimated 3 hours, 0.3 CEUs, Non-Credit
Access time: 90 days

Emotional Intelligence for Project Managers

This course reviews the underlying concepts of emotional intelligence and explores how project managers can improve, and make use of, their emotional intelligence.

Tuition: $79

Delivery of Course:

Online Independent (Ask the Expert Available in Course)
Estimated 3 hours, 0.3 CEUs, Non-Credit
Access time: 90 days

Ethics for Project Managers

This course details the major ethical issues facing project managers and looks at the specific challenges project leaders may confront as they deal with team members, vendors, stakeholders and sponsors.

Tuition: $79

Delivery of Course:

Online Independent (Ask the Expert Available in Course)
Estimated 3 hours, 0.3 CEUs, Non-Credit
Access time: 90 days

PMP® 1: Introduction to Project Management

This course was designed as a supplemental study guide for the major content areas of Chapters 1, 2 and 3 of A Guide to the Project Management Body of Knowledge (PMBOK® Guide), Sixth Edition. In this course, you will explore some of the organizational issues surrounding project management.

Tuition: $79

Delivery of Course:

Online Independent (Ask the Expert Available in Course)
Estimated 3.5 hours, 0.5 CEUs, Non-Credit
Access time: 90 days

PMP® 2: Project Processes and Project Life Cycle

This course was designed as a supplemental study guide for the major content areas of Chapters 1 and 2 of A Guide to the Project Management Body of Knowledge (PMBOK® Guide), Sixth Edition. In this course, you will be introduced to the five project management process groups and 10 project management knowledge areas that PMI® sorts all project activities into. You will become familiar with several different types of project life cycle approaches and discover the "pre-project" assignments and documents that must be in place before a project can be formally initiated.

Tuition: $79

Delivery of Course:

Online Independent (Ask the Expert Available in Course)
Estimated 3.5 hours, 0.5 CEUs, Non-Credit
Access time: 90 days

PMP® 3: Project Integration Management

In this course, you will learn how processes in the Project Integration Management knowledge area encourage relationships among project processes to keep the project's activities coordinated and on track for success.

Tuition: $79

Delivery of Course:

Online Independent (Ask the Expert Available in Course)
Estimated 3.5 hours, 0.5 CEUs, Non-Credit
Access time: 90 days

PMP® 4: Project Scope Management

This is a robust supplemental study guide for the major content areas of Chapter 5 of A Guide to the Project Management Body of Knowledge (PMBOK® Guide), Fifth Edition. In this course, you will consider many of the key issues surrounding Project Scope Management.

Tuition: $79

Delivery of Course:

Online Independent (Ask the Expert Available in Course)
Estimated 3.5 hours, 0.5 CEUs, Non-Credit
Access time: 90 days

PMP® 5: Project Schedule Management

This is a supplemental study guide for the major content areas of Chapter 6 of A Guide to the Project Management Body of Knowledge (PMBOK® Guide), Fifth Edition. In this course, you will consider how to best plan and schedule activities. You will familiarize yourself with the various techniques used to calculate and analyze activity time estimates, including ways to estimate the duration of activities.

Tuition: $79

Delivery of Course:

Online Independent (Ask the Expert Available in Course)
Estimated 3.5 hours, 0.5 CEUs, Non-Credit
Access time: 90 days

PMP® 6: Project Cost Management

This course was designed as a supplemental study guide for the major content areas of Chapter 7 of A Guide to the Project Management Body of Knowledge (PMBOK® Guide), Fifth Edition. In this course, you will consider the general approaches to cost management, such as the methods that are used to estimate and budget for project costs.

You will also learn about the interrelationship of various cost control concepts and possible responses a project management team might make if a project is falling behind schedule or overrunning its budget.

Tuition: $79

Delivery of Course:

Online Independent (Ask the Expert Available in Course)
Estimated 3.5 hours, 0.5 CEUs, Non-Credit
Access time: 90 days

PMP® 7: Project Quality Management

A supplemental study guide for the major content areas of Chapter 8 of A Guide to the Project Management Body of Knowledge (PMBOK® Guide), Fifth Edition. In this course, you will learn how the project management team ensures that a project is completed at the level of quality required by all the stakeholders. From customers to the performing organization, there are many inputs to the process. This course will explain how the project management team can plan for, execute and monitor and control quality.

Tuition: $79

Delivery of Course:

Online Independent (Ask the Expert Available in Course)
Estimated 3.5 hours, 0.5 CEUs, Non-Credit
Access time: 90 days

PMP® 8: Project Resource Management

This is a supplemental study guide for the major content areas of Chapter 9 of A Guide to the Project Management Body of Knowledge (PMBOK® Guide), Fifth Edition. In this course, you will learn how to acquire and negotiate the best staff, how to define roles and responsibilities in project documentation, and how to employ the essentials of good people management.

Tuition: $79

Delivery of Course:

Online Independent (Ask the Expert Available in Course)
Estimated 3.5 hours, 0.5 CEUs, Non-Credit
Access time: 90 days

PMP® 9: Project Communications Management

This is a supplemental study guide for the major content areas of Chapter 10 of A Guide to the Project Management Body of Knowledge (PMBOK® Guide), Fifth Edition. In this course, you will learn about how project management teams can effectively communicate with the project's various stakeholders.

Tuition: $79

Delivery of Course:

Online Independent (Ask the Expert Available in Course)
Estimated 3.5 hours, 0.5 CEUs, Non-Credit
Access time: 90 days

PMP® 10: Project Risk Management

This is a supplemental study guide for the major content areas of Chapter 11 of A Guide to the Project Management Body of Knowledge (PMBOK® Guide), Fifth Edition. In this module, you will define the core elements of risk management, including the risk register. You will also understand how risks are identified, prioritized, quantified and used in decision-making.

Tuition: $79

Delivery of Course:

Online Independent (Ask the Expert Available in Course)
Estimated 3.5 hours, 0.5 CEUs, Non-Credit
Access time: 90 days

PMP® 11: Project Procurement Management

This is a supplemental study guide for the major content areas of Chapter 12 of A Guide to the Project Management Body of Knowledge (PMBOK® Guide), Fifth Edition. In this course, you will consider the various aspects of the Project Procurement Management knowledge area.

Tuition: $79

Delivery of Course:

Online Independent (Ask the Expert Available in Course)
Estimated 3.5 hours, 0.5 CEUs, Non-Credit
Access time: 90 days

PMP® 12: Project Stakeholder Management

This is a supplemental study guide for the major content areas of Chapter 13 of A Guide to the Project Management Body of Knowledge (PMBOK® Guide), Fifth Edition. In this course, you will learn about how to effectively identify project stakeholders and involve them throughout the project to enhance the prospects for success.

Tuition: $79

Delivery of Course:

Online Independent (Ask the Expert Available in Course)
Estimated 3.5 hours, 0.5 CEUs, Non-Credit
Access time: 90 days

PMP® 13: Practice Exams & Exam Strategies

This course will give you an assessment of your readiness to take the Project Management Institute® (PMI®) Project Management Professional (PMP)® Exam. It contains five process group assessments, as well as two 200-question practice exams, which cover the PMI® standard, A Guide to the Project Management Body of Knowledge (PMBOK® Guide). The practice exams provide a comprehensive review of the PMBOK® Guide. You will also review key strategies for preparing for the PMP® Exam.

Tuition: $99

Delivery of Course:

Online Independent (Ask the Expert Available in Course)
Estimated 3.5 hours, 0.5 CEUs, Non-Credit
Access time: 60 days

PM Primer: Cognitive Ability and Decisiveness

This course focuses on those critical thinking, decision making and cognitive skills vital to effective project management. To be effective, project practitioners need to do more than just apply tools and techniques. They need to think critically about their projects and make good decisions that will put themselves—and their teammates—in positions to succeed.

Tuition: $79

Delivery of Course:

Online Independent (Ask the Expert Available in Course)
Estimated 2 hours, Non-Credit
Access time: 90 days

PM Primer: Conflict Resolution

This course focuses on how project managers can resolve conflicts in a project setting. Any time you convene a group of people to work together as closely as project teams do, conflicts are bound to happen. Project team members will likely have different views, personalities and work styles that may clash as project objectives and goals are pursued.

Tuition: $99

Delivery of Course:

Online Independent (Ask the Expert Available in Course)
Estimated 2 hours, Non-Credit
Access time: 90 days

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