In today’s competitive world the effective execution of value-adding business processes and related projects is imperative. The UAB Collat School and the Project Management Institute, Central Alabama Chapter are again offering the Project Management Certificate Course. The course is designed for those who are looking to enter or advance in the project management profession. Students not only gain a deeper understanding of the project management lifecycle, but also practice the competencies needed to balance competing demands and communicate with diverse stakeholders.
This course provides a total of 36 contact hours of combined face to face and online instruction, and meets the education requirements needed to sit for the PMP or CAPM exams. Ideally, students will have some prior relevant education or work experience as well as a desire to learn.
The certificate course includes training in the PMI Body of Knowledge (PMBOK®) with instruction and exercises covering the project management knowledge areas and process groups with problem and project solution exercises and examples. The course provides instruction and exercises in the use of the Microsoft Project software tool. Also included is payment of a participant's membership in the Project Management Institute including the PMI Central Alabama Chapter for one year.
The PMI 2013 salary survey lists the following yearly salaries for the United States: Project Manager I median salary: $86,000, Project Manager III median salary: $105,000, Program Manager median salary: $120,000, and Portfolio Manager median salary: $126,000.
Consider the following data from Certification Magazine's annual survey:
- Project managers earn an average salary of $85,850
- Professionals with PMP certification earn an average of $95,820
- Certified individuals averaged a 16% pay increase from certification
Course OutlineDay 1: Introduction to Project Management, Process Groups, Knowledge Areas and Integration Management
Day 2: Scope, Time and Cost Management
Day 3: Quality, HR, Stakeholder and Communications Management
Day 4: Risk, Procurement, Earned Value Management and Microsoft Project
UAB Collat School of Business, room 119
1150 10th Ave. S.
Birmingham, AL. 35205
$1500 UAB employee/student price
(use code UABFamily at checkout and bring your UAB ID to the first class)
UAB Collat School of Business
Department of Management, Information Systems, and Quantitative Methods
I just wanted you to know that I earned my PMP certification last Friday. You provided a great course which helped prepare me for the exam tremendously, so thank you!" - Stephanie Millard, spring 2014 participant.
Applies Towards the Following Certificates
- Project Management Certificate : Project Management Certificate