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Advanced Project Management Certificate

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Westminster’s Advanced Project Management Training certificate program (APMC) consists of a three-section, project-based approach where participants learn and master skills though real-world business applications while receiving mentoring from Westminster instructors who are certified project management experts. Participants are mentored toward mastery of concept and execution by expert faculty-coaches while engaging in projects related to their real work environment. The program curriculum is tied to the industry recognized certificates participants need to perform at a highly proficient level.

The beginning section, Project Management Fundamentals, consists of ten online modules, each with an anticipated completion time of 45 hours. Some supplemental reading is also required. Modules are:

  1. Project Management Fundamentals
  2. Project Scope Management
  3. Project Time Management
  4. Project Cost Management
  5. Project Quality Management
  6. Project Human Resource Management
  7. Project Communication Management
  8. Project Risk Management
  9. Project Stakeholder Management
  10. Control

The second section, Intermediate Project Management Principles, consists of two instructor-led, simulation modules, with an anticipated completion time of 90 hours. Modules are:

  1. Project Management Training Camp
  2. Guiding Organizational Change

The third section, Advanced Project Management Concepts, consists of two modules. The first is an instructor-led, intensive exam prep course, consisting of 90 clock hours and designed to provide students the knowledge and skills needed to pass the Project Management Professional (PMP) or Certified Associate in Project Management (CAPM) examinations. The second module is online, consisting of 45 clock hours, and focuses on project leadership and teambuilding.


Course Description

Courses are awarded as Continuing Education Units or CEUs. CEUs are generally not transferable to other institutions. Successful completion of certificate program makes participants eligible to receive their Project Management Professional or Certified Associate in Project Management certificate (proctored, nationally normed, criterion-referenced certification exam will be given as part of the course).

PACE 45 Advanced Project Management Certificate 67.5 CEUs
The Advanced Project Management Certificate curriculum consists of three distinct sections; basic, intermediate and advanced sections. The Basic section is entirely online and focuses on Project Management Fundamentals. The Intermediate section involves in-class, team-based, simulation training and addresses more advanced topics such as project management/leadership and organizational change. The Advanced section is a combination of in-class and online training and provides in-depth instruction on project management processes and knowledge areas. Each section is separated into specific classes as described on the pages that follow. These courses will be taught by instructors who hold a PMP® certification, have advanced educational credentials, and are PMI® Registered Education Providers. Upon successful completion of all sections and courses, students will be awarded the Advanced Project Management Certificate from Westminster College.