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USI Certificate of Project Management

This Fall 2017 course has been cancelled for all 12 weeks.

This course is appropriate for professionals who want to learn traditional project management methodology as outlined in the Project Management Book of Knowledge (PMBOK). If you are pursuing project management certification and have not had any training in project management, this course is your starting point. It does not, however prepare you for any certification exam. Additional course work is advised for those taking certification exams.

Throughout the course, students will be applying project management methodology to their own project.

PMI501: History and Overview of Project Management, September 18 - cancelled
PMI502: Project Management Framework, September 25 -  cancelled
PMI503: Project Integration Management, October 2 -  cancelled
PMI504: Project Scope Management, October 9 - cancelled
PMI505: Project Time Management, October 16 - cancelled
PMI506: Project Cost Management, October 23 - cancelled
MI507: Project Quality Management, October 30 - cancelled
PMI508: Project Human Resource Management, November 6 - cancelled
PMI509: Project Communications Management, November 13 - cancelled
PMI510: Project Risk Management, November 27 - cancelled
PMI511: Project Procurement Management, December 4 - cancelled
PMI512: Project Stakeholder, December 11 - cancelled

*This course addresses the following soft skills: leadership, communication, confidence, problem solving, decision making, planning, organizing and prioritizing.
*The list of competencies was compiled and adapted from surveys administered by,, Forbes and Business Daily News.

Instructor: Dr. Stephanie Brown and Mr. David Shrimpton
Dates and Times: 12 Mondays, September 18 - December 11 (No class November 20); 6 - 9 p.m.
Location: USI @ Innovation Pointe, 318 Main Street, Evansville, Second Floor
Registration fee: $1,188 (PMBOK provided)
Course Number: PMI501- PMI512

If you are not interested in taking the entire series, feel free to register for an individual session at $119 per session.

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  • What other Lifelong Learners say about this course:

    “The USI Certificate of Project Management provided me with the base knowledge needed to broaden my understanding of project management. The instructor provided the class with national and global experiences, which helped expand on the PM principles covered in the course. Having completed this course, I now have a better understanding of the PM principles, the role of a project manager and the requirements needed to pursue taking the PM exam. “

    Courtnay Williams
    Senior Policy and Procedure Analyst
    OneMain Financial Services, Inc.

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