Foundations and Prep for PMP® Exam

Both courses are based on PMI’s® A Guide to the Project Management Body of Knowledge (PMBOK® Guide) - Fifth Edition and are designed to improve your project management skills; and foster your professional growth. (“PMI®”, “PMBOK®” and “PMP®” are registered certification marks of the Project Management Institute, Inc.)

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Course Fees & Schedule

Main Campus
800 Lancaster Avenue
Villanova, PA 19085

Course Dates:

Thursday Evenings:
6:00 p.m. to 9:30 p.m.

Foundations Cost:

PMI-Member: $1000.00

Non PMI-Member: $1100.00

Prep Cost:


Non PMI-Member:$1050.00

& Prep Cost

PMI-Member: $1700.00

Non PMI-Member: $1900.00

4775 League Island Boulevard
Philadelphia, PA  19112


Philadelphia Navy Yard
4775 League Island Boulevard
Philadelphia, PA  19112

Course Dates:

8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.

Foundations Cost:

PMI-Member: $1050.00

Non PMI-Member: $1150.00

Prep Cost:

PMI-Member: $950.00

Non PMI-Member: $1050.00

& Prep Cost


Non PMI-Member: $2000.00


Tuition includes the cost of lunch for all Saturday classes.


  • Cost of taking the PMP® Credential Exam is NOT included in the course fee.
  • Parking Fees for classes held on campus are not included. 

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About the Program

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Foundations in Project Management is an in-depth, four-day or eight evening, introduction to the principles of project management as described in PMI's® Project Management Body of Knowledge (PMBOK®) 5th Edition. Designed for those who are new to the discipline, this course will acquaint you with updated principles and current practices in project management. Taught by nationally certified, working practitioners, Foundations lays a strong knowledge base that enables you to return to the workplace and practice what you have learned. Many find this course helpful to prepare studying for the PMP® credential examination.

The Prep for PMP® Credential Class is an intense, two day or four evening, preparation study course. It is intended for candidates who are experienced in project management, and have taken courses such as "Foundations in Project Management." This course concentrates solely on preparation for PMI's® Project Management Professional (PMI®) credential exam. Students will review material normally covered in the exam and will receive instruction on how to best prepare for the examination.

Please visit for eligibility requirements, on-line application and fees to sit for the PMP® Credential Examination.

Who Should Attend?

No matter what industry you currently work in, project management plays a part in it.

If you're new to project management, or if you want to refresh your existing skills, you should take Foundations in Project Management. It provides complete and thorough instruction in the basic principles and the current methods of project management.

If you want the recognition and reward that come from the validation of your professional peers, enroll in the PMP® Credential Review class. It is an important first step in preparation for your PMP® Credential Examination.

The full 6 day or 12 evening program of Foundations and Prep for PMP® meets PMI's® requirement of 35 hours of formal project management education in order to be eligible to sit for the PMP® Credential Examination.

Course Curriculum

The Villanova University Project Management classes utilize a hybrid learning system that includes in-class instruction along with interactive online material. Students will be provided with printed curriculum for each class along with one year access to an online system that includes tools such as:

  • Pre-Test: Evaluate initial knowledge to identify areas of strength and weakness.
  • Smart-Study™: Build a customized study plan to optimize study time.
  • Chapter Quizzes: Test comprehension, retention, and application of concepts.
  • Flashcards: Review important key terms and features.
  • Progress Reports: Track your activities and scores.
  • PMP Practice Exam: Build confidence with a test that emulates the software used at the PMP exam test center.  


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