Project Management Certificate

Certificate Overview

Learn critical tools and techniques to work in a dynamic project management environment and run projects on time and under budget with standard, worldwide-recognized processes. This 18-week certificate in project management program uses a comprehensive, integrated seven-module curriculum based on the Project Management Body of Knowledge (PMBOK® Guide*). You'll learn from instructors working in the industry as project managers who bring valuable real-world knowledge and instruction into the classroom.

You don't have to put your career on hold while you earn your Project Management Certificate. This evening program, available in Denver and Fort Collins, gives you step-by-step skills that can be used immediately to better manage your work.

Project management skills are in high demand. With our project management certificate program, you are prepared to effectively execute projects and identify and manage project risk in virtually any field, including:

  • Architecture
  • Biotechnology
  • Construction
  • Engineering
  • Finance
  • Manufacturing
  • Government
  • Pharmaceuticals
  • Real estate development
  • Service

During the course, you will complete a project that integrates and applies lessons from each unit. You can use this portfolio piece and the certificate credential you earn to demonstrate your competency as a project manager.

This course can also help you earn your project management certification. It qualifies as the prerequisite requirement for taking the Project Management Professional (PMP) Exam, a highly regarded credential, awarded by the Project Management Institute (PMI). Let CSU help you earn your PMI certification, so you can pass the PMP Exam and stand out from the crowd with this valuable credential! (PMP® is a registered certification mark of Project Management Institute, Inc.)

* The two required textbooks, including the latest edition of A Guide to the Project Management Body of Knowledge, (PMBOK® Guide) from Project Management Institute, Inc., are included with the course and are distributed on the first night of class.

Our Students

Students who have attended our certificate program are employed by the following organizations (partial list):

  • Abacus Direct
  • Agilent Technologies
  • American Family Insurance
  • Amgen, Inc.
  • Anthem Blue Cross/Blue Shield
  • Arrow Electronics
  • Avaya, Inc.
  • Belaire Excavating
  • COBE Labs
  • Colorado Dept. of Labor and Employment
  • Colorado Dept. of Revenue
  • Colorado Natural Gas
  • EchoStar Communications
  • Excel Mechanical Systems
  • Exempla Healthcare
  • Fidelity National Financial
  • First Data Corporation
  • Gambro, Inc.
  • Great West Healthcare
  • Hewlett Packard
  • IBM
  • Intermountain Electric
  • Johns-Manville
  • National Park Service
  • Nextel Communications
  • Oppenheimer Funds
  • PeopleSoft
  • Quantum Corporation
  • Time-Warner Telecom
  • UPS
  • Upsher-Smith Laboratories
  • Wells Fargo
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Why Choose CSU?

  • Quality

    Our project management courses are taught by PMP®-certified instructors who work in the industry as project managers and bring valuable, real-world knowledge to the classroom.