Project Management Certificate

Project Management Certificate

Position yourself for success!

Organizations are struggling daily to deliver complex projects on time and under budget. Learn project-based methods to accomplish tasks through project management.

Penn State is a Project Management Institute (PMI)® Registered Education Provider (R.E.P.). We are committed to enhancing the ongoing professional development of project management stakeholders. If you have been planning to enhance your project management skills and knowledge in order to prepare for the Project Management Professional (PMP)® designation, now is the time to enroll in our program. As part of the certificate program curriculum, students will work on a project that is carried through all four required courses.

Who should attend?

  • Project Managers
  • Quality Assurance Specialists
  • Business Analyst
  • IT Project Managers
  • Solution Architects

Project Management Certificate courses

To receive the Penn State Project Management Certificate, you must successfully complete the following four courses:

Course 1 — Project Initiation and Planning
This course introduces the student to the project management process: roles, communications, and leadership. It begins the planning process covering topics such as objectives, scope, and success criteria.

Course 2 — Project Scheduling and Inte​gration
This course builds upon the lessons learned in Course 1, “Project Initiation and Planning.” Content covers the work breakdown structure; project schedule; PERT/GANTT/CPM methods; and project integration.

Course 3 — Project Costing and Control
This course continues along the project cycle, introducing selection criteria, procurement, cost estimating, and control mechanisms.

Course 4 — Project Risk and Change Management
This final course in the series introduces the student to risk and change management; team responsibilities; conflicts; quality; ethics; and closeout.


Dates: Fridays; April 7–June 9, 2017 (No class on April 14th)

Time: 8:00 am–5:00 pm

Location: NEPIRC Facility, 75 Young Street, Wilkes-Barre, PA 18706

Fee: $2,600 per person; $2,250 for 2 or more enrollments from same organization. (Fee includes Project Management Book of Knowledge.)

Instructor: Ann Tomalavage, PE, PMP®, Masters in Civil Engineering

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For additional information please contact:

Janet Jones, Education and Training Specialist
Penn State Wilkes-Barre
phone: (570) 675-9102