Project Management

Don't put off your Project Management Professional (PMP®) or Certified Associate in Project Management (CAPM®) certification any longer! Make this the year you earn your project management accreditation. Our exam preparation series at College of DuPage will arm you with the knowledge and confidence required to become certified.

To register, call Continuing Education at (630) 942-2208, email bsolutions@cod.edu or register online.

 

Upcoming Fall 2016 Courses

 

Essentials of Project Management
Improve your skill set or the productivity of your workforce. This two-day, hands-on course, led by a certified Project Management Professional (PMP®), gives you the opportunity to work toward PMP® or CAPM® certification while learning to deliver projects on time, reliably and within your budget. If you are already certified, this course is a great way to earn professional development units (PDUs). Whether you are already on a project management career track or would like to move that direction, this course is an ideal way to develop your ability to deliver projects. 14 PDUs

Friday, Sept. 9 and 16
8 a.m. to 4 p.m.
PROED-0011-903, $550
Student Resource Center (SRC), Room 1127

Advanced Project Management
Receive in-depth instruction on advanced topics such as earned value, procurement management, stakeholder relationship management, quality management and team leadership. This course helps project managers improve their project outcomes and successfully deliver complex projects. 14 PDUs

Friday, Sept. 30 and Oct. 7
8 a.m. to 4 p.m.
PROED-0011-905, $550
Student Resource Center (SRC), Room 1127

Project Management Certification Preparation
Take the next step in your career and work toward certification as a Project Management Professional. This one-day course helps you review principles of project management and prepare for the PMP exam. Test prep materials are included: PMP Project Management Professional Exam Study Guide, A Guide to the Project Management of Knowledge (PMBOK Guide) and Rita Mulcahy's PMP Exam Prep. 7 PDUs

Friday, Oct. 21
8 a.m. to 4 p.m.
PROED-0011-095, $475
Student Resource Center (SRC), Room 1127

Project Management Simulation
Whether you are preparing for certification, looking to earn professional development units after certification, or want to tune-up your project management skills, this simulation is an engaging and informative way to further develop your ability to confidently lead and deliver.

This one-day, interactive workshop provides a bridge from the typical classroom teaching to the application of techniques learned in our Essentials of Project Management and Advanced Project Management programs. Through the use of case-study and team-based simulation techniques, instruction emphasizes the real-world application of project management techniques, from project kick-off to close out. 7 PDUs

Friday, Oct. 28
8 a.m. to 4 p.m.
PROED-0011-907, $275
Student Resource Center (SRC), Room 1127

Instructor:  Andy Kaufman

Andy Kaufman, PMP®, is an international speaker, author, executive coach, and president of the Institute for Leadership Excellence & Development Inc.

Andy brings a rich background of over 25 years of experience in executive management, technology, team leadership, project management, consulting and coaching. His focus is on transforming organizations through proven, holistic, real-world approaches.

Andy is a certified trainer and author of Navigating the Winds of Change: Staying on Course in Business & in Life, Shining the Light on The Secret, and an e-book entitled How to Organize Your Inbox & Get Rid of E-Mail Clutter, all published by Zurich Press. He is a certified Project Management Professional (PMP®) and a member of the Project Management Institute (PMI®). View his LinkedIn Profile.

 

Spring 2017 Program Dates

Essentials of Project Management
Friday, Feb. 3 and 10

Advanced Project Management
Friday, Feb. 24 and March 3

Project Management Certification Preparation
Friday, March 17

Project Management Simulation
Friday, March 24


Certification Information

The certification exams for Project Management Professional (PMP®) or Certified Associate in Project Management (CAPM®) are not included in the program. Please see the Project Management Institute (PMI) website to learn how to apply for an exam. For more information about the certification process, we encourage you to read How-to-get-your-certification.

Careers

The U.S. demand for project practitioners is expanding by more than 12 percent, resulting in almost 6.2 million jobs by 2020, according to PMI's 2013 Talent Gap Report. Project managers stand to benefit from a hiring push in project-rich sectors, such as healthcare, financial services and construction. Experienced project managers earn a median salary of $108,200.


Learn more!

To learn more about Project Management programs offered through College of DuPage Business Solutions, call Barbara DiMonte, program manager at (630) 942-2524 or email dimonteb@cod.edu or bsolutions@cod.edu.

To register, call (630) 942-2208, email ce@cod.edu or register online.

 

Contact Information


Continuing Education
Student Resource Center (SRC), Room 1110, (630) 942-2208
Fax: (630) 942-3785