Project Management Certification
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The College has partnered with the Project Management Institute-Delaware Valley Chapter to offer courses to prepare you for certification in project management. These certifications recognize your project management knowledge, skills and abilities and demonstrate your project management expertise and professional experience.
Members of PMI-Delaware Valley Chapter receive an exclusive discount on the course fees. To join, please visit pmi.org/membership/join. Note: PMP, CAPM, and PMBOK are registered marks of the Project Management Institute, Inc.
Course Combo: Enroll in both the Foundations in Project Management and the PMP Exam Prep courses at the same time and receive an additional $200 discount. Guarantee: Enrollees who take the PMP exam and do not pass may retake the Exam Prep course (limit one repeat).
Study groups for the PMP and CAPM exams are free for members of PMI-DVC and anyone who takes a PMI-DVC exam prep course. Study groups meet two evenings a week for five weeks. The study groups start shortly after the spring and fall exam prep courses end. For more information please visit pmi-dvc.org/education/study-groups.
The PMP Exam is based on PMBOK 7 + The Agile Practice Guide. Both PMBOK 7 and The Agile Practice guide are FREE for members of PMI. It is highly recommended for students in the PMP Exam Prep course to have both in their possession. The PMP Exam Prep course described below was specifically prepared by PMI to prepare students for the new PMP Exam.
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Foundations in Project Management
New to project management and need to ramp up your skills in a hurry?If so then this is the course for you. You will learn a good bit about everything project management. The course starts with why and how projects get started. Then goes into the planning basics of scope schedule and budget and how to create a project plan. You will also see how to manage a project team and manage risk.
Our instructors are all PMP-certified practitioners with experience in a variety of professions and who possess numerous academic credentials. This 28-hour course provides an in-depth review of project management principles and provides a proven and sound foundation of project management basics, practical examples and exercises to mimic real life.
This course will help students increase their knowledge and confidence to be successful in managing projects of all sizes and complexities. Students will be able to immediately apply what they learn on the job.
The course aligns with the current PMP Exam Content Outline. The hours that you spend taking this course can be applied to the 35-hour education requirement needed to sit for the PMP Exam.
Students will need to acquire all class material before the first class session
- Purchase either print or electronic version of:
Project Management: The Managerial Process 8th Edition
Erik Larson and Clifford Gray
Print Edition 1260238865, 978-1260238860 eText 1260736202, 9781260736205
Other formats may be available with different ISBNs.
- After registration you will receive Instructions to get:
- Free Download of the PDF Foundation materials based on the Larson Gray Book
- Free Download Student workbook
Length: 28 hours
Dates: 4 Saturdays, June 3–June 24
Times: 8:30 a.m. – 4:30 p.m.
Cost: Members = $875 / Non-Members = $1,120
Microsoft Project: Introduction
If you need to complete a project on time and within budget, find out how to use Microsoft Project to do it. Learn all the tools you need to manage your project using the most popular project management software - Microsoft Project. Learn how to develop and maintain a project schedule (Gantt Chart). This class is taught “hands-on” in a computer lab and also features the most popular project management methodology from the Project Management Institute (PMI).
Cost: Sponsoring $210; Non-Sponsoring $258
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PMP® Exam Prep - 35 Hours
This intense, 35-hour preparation course contains five modules that immerse you in real-world scenarios, representing various industries and project management situations to help you practice applying principles and concepts at work. This course meets the 35-hour requirement to apply to take PMP Exam and is intended for those who are experienced in project management (3 years for those with a four-year degree, 5 years for those with secondary education diploma or equivalent) and who have already taken project a management course. The focus is on how best to prepare, study for, and take the PMP credential examination. A review of material normally covered in the exam will be presented. Successful completion of this course ensures that students will meet the 35-hour education requirement in order to apply for and take the exam and that their Education will not be subject to content audit.
Electronic version of required course material is included in the cost of the course. Hardcopy is available as an add-on for additional cost to cover shipping, handling and taxes. Registrations within a week before the first class, will not receive hardcopy in time for the first class. It is strongly recommended that students acquire PMBOK 7 and the PMI Agile Practice Guide. Both are available free to PMI members.
Length: 35 hours
Dates: 5 Saturdays - July 8 - August 5
Times: 8:30 a.m. – 4:30 p.m.
Cost: Members = $1,086 / Non-Members = $1,400
CAPM® Exam Prep- 24 Hours - The CAPM Exam will be changing this year. PMI has never made an exam easier to pass, so this is the last opportunity to prep for the exam and take it before it changes. If you are new to Project Management and seeking a certification that demonstrates your knowledge of Project Management practices then CAPM certification may be right for you as it does not require Project Management experience to become certified. This 24-hour preparation course meets the 23-hour requirement to apply for and to take CAPM Exam and is intended for those who are new to project management, or who have less than the practical experience needed to take the PMP Exam. The focus is on how best to prepare, study for, and take the CAPM credential examination. A review of material normally covered in the exam will be presented. Students will receive sample questions of the type given on the exam. The PMP 35 education hours requirement is waived for CAPM certification holders
Length: 24 hours
Dates: 3 Saturdays - July 8 - July 22
Times: 8:30 a.m. – 4:30 p.m.
Cost: Members = $750 / Non-Members = $960