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

PMI Member: $1500.00
Non-Member: $1600.00

Dates: Wednesdays, August 23 to October 4, 2017
Time: 6 - 9:30 pm
Location: Villanova University

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®).

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Project Management Tools and Topics

PMI Member: $1400.00
Non-Member: $1500.00

Dates: Thursdays, August 24 to October 5, 2017
Time: 6 - 9:30 pm
Location: Villanova University

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).

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Advanced Project Management

PMI Member: $2000.00
Non-Member: $2100.00

Dates: Wednesdays, October 18 to December 6, 2017
Time: 6 - 9:30 pm
Location: Villanova University

Advanced 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.

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Program Management

PMI Member: $2000.00
Non-member: $2100.00

Dates: Thursdays, October 19 to December 7, 2017
Time: 6 - 9:30 pm
Location: Villanova University 

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 Exam Review Session

Registered Students: FREE
PMI Member: $300
Non-Member: $350

Date: Saturday, October 21, 2017

8:30 am - 12:30 pm

Location: Villanova University

This 4 hour review session will be held for students who are looking for specific review and test preparation for the CAPM exam.  Students who are enrolled in another Project Management course for the fall semester are eligible to take this course for free.  Other students just looking for the review information may join as well.  

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PMP Exam Review Session

Registered Students: FREE
PMI Member: $300
Non-Member: $350

Date: Saturday, December 9, 2017
Location: Villanova University

This 4 hour review session will be held for students who are looking for specific review and test preparation for the PMP exam.  Students who are enrolled in another Project Management course for the fall semester are eligible to take this course for free.  Other students just looking for the review information may join as well

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