Project Management

Upcoming Courses

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 or register online

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. Whether you are already on a project management career track or would like to move in that direction, this course is an ideal way to develop your ability to deliver projects. 14 project management education hours

Wednesday and Thursday, June 14 and 15
8 a.m. to 4 p.m.
PROED-0011-916, $550.

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 project management education hours

Wednesday and Thursday. June 21 and 22
8 a.m. to 4 p.m.
PROED-0011-917, $550

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 project management education hours

Thursday, June 29
8 a.m. to 4 p.m.
PROED-0011-918, $475

Please note: 35 project management education hours are required to sit for the PMP® exam.  These hours are met by registering for Essentials (14), Advanced (14) and Cert Prep (7).

Project Management Experiential 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, March. 24
8 a.m. to 4 p.m.
PROED-0011-907, $275
Student Resource Center (SRC), Room 1127

Instructor:  Andy Kaufman 
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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.


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 or

To register, call (630) 942-2208, email or register online.

What Participants are Saying
Andy is very good at what he does. Giving us his real world information helps me to have a better understanding of all the moving parts of project management."
-Michael Baxter, Project Manager, Scientific Games Inc.

"The entire training was valuable to me."
-Deitra Tribble, Project Manager, Glanbia Performance Nutrition 


Fall 2017

Essentials of Project Management
Friday, Sept. 22 and 29
8 a.m. to 4 p.m.
PROED-0011-916, $550

Advanced Project Management
Friday, Oct. 13 and 20
8 a.m. to 4 p.m.
PROED-0011-917, $550

Project Management Certification Preparation
Friday, Nov. 3
8 a.m. to 4 p.m.
PROED-0011-918, $475


Contact Information

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

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  • Andy Kaufman

    Andy KaufmanContinuing Education

    “I want my students to know that there are practical, well-researched approaches that work in the real world, as opposed to just theory. The best compliment this teacher can get is, ‘I used what you taught and it helped me be successful.’”

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