Project Management

"Across the globe, there’s a widening gap between employers’ need for skilled project management workers and the availability of professionals to fill those roles." -Project Management Institute

That's where you come in.

Project managers are highly skilled and heavily demanded professionals throughout nearly every industry around the globe. Now, more than ever, businesses are transforming to become project oriented, and they rely on talented project professionals to ensure goals are reached efficiently and effectively.

Villanova's project management program includes courses designed for professionals desiring to enter the project management field, as well as seasoned project professionals looking to add a new credential. All students learn tools and techniques to breakdown an overwhelming project into manageable elements that result in measurable growth, economic value added and employee satisfaction and retention.

Explore which course(s) meets your current needs:

Project Management Essentials

A true introduction, Project Management Essentials is geared toward the working professional who wants to enter the project management field. The instructor-led course offers a critical and comprehensive initiation to the practice of project management, and blends theory with practical examples. Taught on Villanova's beautiful main campus, Project Management Essentials prepares students to become certified through PMI with industry-recognized credentials such as Certified Associate in Project Management (CAPM®).

Spring 2018 Course

Dates: Wednesdays, January 17 - February 28, 2018
Time: 6 - 9:00 pm
Location: Villanova University


NOTE: This course totals 42 hours including 21 hours of project based assignments outside the classroom.

Course Fees

PMI Member Fee: $1500.00
Non-Member Fee: $1600.00

 

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Project Management Tools and Topics

Project Management Tools and Topics teaches students the foundation of project management tools, applications and processes. Course topics may vary based on relevance to a specific industry or new project management requirements.  Students will use tools such as Microsoft Project in a practical case study environment. Students will practice project management utilizing the Project Management Body of Knowledge (PMBOK® Guide).

Spring 2018 Course

Dates: Thursdays, March 15 - April 26, 2018
Time: 6 - 9:00 pm
Location: Villanova University


NOTE: This course totals 42 hours including 21 hours of project based assignments outside the classroom.

Course Fees

PMI Member Fee: $1400.00
Non-Member Fee: $1500.00

 

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Applied Project Management

Applied Project Management is designed for experienced project managers to enhance their knowledge of and skills in the field. Students will gain insight into the structure, grading system, and study strategies required for the Professional Project Manager Certification Exam. Through this program students will explore the five process groups and 10 knowledge areas addressed in the latest edition of the Project Management Body of Knowledge (PMBOK® Guide). Students are able to utilize a hybrid learning system that includes in-class instruction along with interactive online material. Students will be provided with a 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.

Spring 2018 Course

Dates: Thursdays, March 14 - April 25, 2018
Time: 6 - 9:00 pm
Location: Villanova University


NOTE: This course totals 42 hours including 14 hours of project based assignments outside the classroom.

Course Fees

PMI Member Fee: $2000
Non-Member Fee: $2100

 

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Program Management

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The Program Management course is designed for senior-level project managers. Through this course, students will explore leadership, knowledge and implementation skills required to manage multiple projects under a program structure. Taught by expert faculty, the course prepares students to become leaders in the field and to earn Program Management Professional (PgMP)® certification.

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CAPM 1 Day Exam Prep

This 4 hour review session will be held for students who are looking for specific review and test preparation for the CAPM exam.

CAPM 1 Day Exam Prep

Date: Saturday, March 3, 2018
Time: 8:30 am to 12:30 pm
Location: Villanova University

NOTE: This 1 day prep course is FREE for registered students.

Course Fees for those NOT in a current Project Management course

PMI Member: $300
Non-Member: $350

 

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PMP 1 Day Exam Prep

This 4 hour review session will be held for students who are looking for specific review and test preparation for the PMP exam.

PMP 1 Day Exam Prep

Date: Saturday, May 5, 2018
Time: 8:30 am to 12:30 pm
Location: Villanova University

NOTE: This 1 day prep course is FREE for registered students.

Course Fees for those NOT in a current Project Management course

PMI Member: $300
Non-Member: $350

 

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