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Project management is one of the world’s most in-demand skill sets as well as one of the fastest growing professional disciplines in North America. Project management breaks down the chaos of an overwhelming workload into manageable elements – scope, time, cost, quality, human resources, communication, risk, procurement and integration.

Online Program Benefits

  • Learn the latest in terminology and project management techniques
  • Identify the five processes of the project management lifecycle and apply them in daily operations
  • Develop a project plan that’s a dynamic, effective, real-world management tool
  • Learn best practice changes for managing projects
  • Review the ten knowledge areas of the PMBOK®

Project Management Courses

Each course runs for eight weeks and new sessions start monthly. Enrollment is open; there are no pre-requisites. This project management program is designed to prepare students for PMP® or CAPM® certification exams.

Essentials of Project Management $1,795 each

ACE 3 (Except Healthcare)| CEUs 5.0 | PDUs 50 | Contact Hours 50 

Essentials of Project Management
Essentials of Project Management – Healthcare

Geared toward the working professional, Essentials of Project Management supports the new PMBOK® Guide — Fifth Edition. This comprehensive online course offers you a critical introduction to the practice of project management. In addition to the topics listed below, each course spotlights case studies and examples from healthcare and other fields.

Who Should Register?

You should definitely enroll if you are a project manager or would like to become a certified project manager, six sigma or other quality-control manager, process engineer or general manager, product manager, middle or senior manager, and anyone interested in learning a new skill or starting a track which may lead to PMP® or CAPM® certification.

What You’ll Study

  • Project Life Cycle and Organization
  • Project Management Processes and Integration Management
  • Project Scope and Time Management
  • Project Cost and Quality Management
  • Project Human Resource and Communications Management
  • Project Risk Management

Mastering Project Management $1,795 each

ACE 3 (Except Healthcare) | CEUs 6.0 | PDUs 60 | Contact Hours 60

Mastering Project Management
Mastering Project Management – Healthcare

This course focuses on strengthening skills previously developed and expanding skills to explore more advanced topics including leadership, project performance management and the core competencies of project management. Advanced study includes plan development and performance management to aid in project planning, scheduling and measuring results.  In addition to the topics listed below, each course spotlights case studies and examples from healthcare and other fields.

Who Should Register?

This course is designed for the project management professional who understands the fundamentals explored in Essentials and is seeking more advanced skills, both process-based and people-based.

What You’ll Study

  • Practical Project Management
  • Project Performance Management
  • Project Plan Development
  • People-Based Project Management

Project Management Professional (PMP®) Exam Prep $1,395

ACE 3 | CEUs 3.5 | PDUs 35 | Contact Hours 35

Project Management Professional (PMP®) Exam Prep thoroughly prepares students for the PMP® or CAPM® certification exam offered by the Project Management Institute (PMI®). Prior to enrolling in this course, you should take Essentials of Project Management and Mastering Project Management. You’ll learn from real-world examples and case studies to build on and develop the skills acquired in previous Villanova online project management courses.

Who Should Register?

Project Management Professional (PMP®) Exam Prep is designed for students looking for prepare for the PMP® or CAPM® certification exam offered by the Project Management Institute. Test yourself with thousands of questions based on the knowledge areas of the PMP and CAPM exam, a comprehensive study guide, 500 flash cards and a quick reference placemat.

What You’ll Study

  • The Exam
  • Initiation and Planning
  • Executing
  • Controlling
  • Closing and Professional Responsibilities

Advanced Strategic Project Management $1,595

ACE 3 | CEUs 6.0 | PDUs 60 | Contact Hours 60

This course offers you, the experienced, practicing professional, the opportunity to hone vital new project management skills that will differentiate you from your peers, allowing you to advance in responsibility and recognition. Learn all the latest high-level techniques to lead and manage people as well as projects with critical strategies for your key leadership role.

Who Should Register?

This course is for you if you are a PMP® certified professional or you want advanced training in project management plus advanced tools and techniques. Especially meaningful for IT professionals, Six Sigma and other quality-control managers, process engineers or general managers, product managers, middle or senior managers, or anyone interested in learning a new skill or starting a track toward a leadership position in project management.

What You’ll Study

  • Introduction to Strategic Project Management
  • Optimizing Project Results
  • Dynamics of Project Management
  • Best Practices in Project Management

Maximizing Team Effectiveness $1,595

ACE 3 | CEUs 4.5 | PDUs 45 | Contact Hours 45

Experienced project managers consistently report that interpersonal abilities or soft skills are essential when managing projects and people. Traditionally, more emphasis is placed on the skills associated with the business or technical side of project management, but it's often more difficult to master the people skills. Maximizing Team Effectiveness teaches you how to assess and manage yourself first. In subsequent modules, you'll learn about managing others in one-on-one settings, managing your team, and managing your stakeholders.

Who Should Register?

Maximizing Team Effectiveness is the perfect complement to your professional education and certification in project management. Enroll if you are an aspiring project manager, an experienced professional or a project team member needing to improve your team leadership skills.

What You’ll Study

  • Project Management Influencers
  • Communication
  • Team Collaboration
  • Managing Outside Stakeholders

Project Management Capstone $1,395

ACE 3 | CEUs 4.5 | PDUs 45 | Contact Hours 45

Project Management Capstone thoroughly prepares students for the PMP® or CAPM® certification exam offered by the Project Management Institute (PMI®). Prior to enrolling in this course, you should take Essentials of Project Management and Mastering Project Management.

Who Should Register?

Project Management Capstone uses real-world examples and case studies to help you build on and develop the skills acquired in previous Villanova online project management courses. It's designed to help those employed by large corporations, the government or the military.

What You’ll Study

  • Initiation and Planning
  • Professional Responsibilities
  • Executing, Controlling and Best Practices