Demand for project management expertise in organizations continues to grow, and the UC Berkeley Extension Certificate Program in Project Management is a great way to build the skills you need to keep your projects on task, on time and on budget. In this highly interactive curriculum—delivered online or in class—you learn how to apply project management practices to achieve success in a wide variety of fields, including high tech, marketing, financial services, information technology, international trade, life-science industries, government, construction and more. You learn from highly qualified instructors with extensive project management experience and work in teams with classmates to develop hands-on problem-solving techniques. On completion, you earn a highly regarded credential approved by the University of California, Berkeley, Haas School of Business and an advisory board of business and education leaders. Moreover, all of our project management courses apply toward professional development units (PDUs) for the Project Management Institute (PMI)).
This program is ideal if you aspire to take on project management responsibilities and expand your career opportunities. If currently working as a project manager, you can formalize your skills and gain experience applying the industry-standard terminology and guidelines defined in PMI's A Guide to the Project Management Body of Knowledge (PMBOK® Guide). Extension coursework satisfies the education requirement to sit for the PMP exam, as well as meets PMI professional-development requirements. Even if you are already a certified Project Management Professional (PMP®), the breadth and rigor of this certificate can enhance your PMBOK skill set.
International students in the Certificate Program in Project Management must have a bachelor's degree.
The curriculum consists of 6 required courses for a total of 14 semester units (210 hours of instruction).
This certificate can be completed in nine months to one year.
The table contains the required courses for the Certificate Program in Project Management, as well as the terms they are typically available for enrollment.
|Required Courses||Course #||Units||Fall||Spring||Summer|
|Project Procurement Management||X474.3||2||♦||♦||♦|
|Human Factors and Team Dynamics for Project Management||X469.2||3||♦||♦||♦|
|Project Risk Management||X440.4||2||♦||♦||♦|
|Project Planning and Control||X471.9||3||♦||♦||♦|
Course availability is subject to change.
UC Berkeley Extension is a recognized provider registered with the Project Management Institute Registered Educational Provider Program and accepts and adheres to all of its policies, requirements and rules concerning the provision of professional education activities and materials.
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