Project Management Strategy


Project Management Strategy Certificate participants must complete the Essentials of Project Management Certificate courses in conjunction with two additional core classes and an elective. Should you be interested in completing both electives, be sure to ask your program manager about the Alumni Scholarship.

Requisite Qualifications

  • Option A: have completed Essentials of Project Management or equivalent coursework
  • Option B: have at least five years of experience leading project teams
  • Option C: be a certified Project Management Professional (PMP®) with at least two years of project management experience

*PMP is a registered mark of the Project Management Institute, Inc.

Strategies for Completion

Complete the certificate with two core courses and one elective.

Learning Formats and Assessment

  • Courses are offered online
  • Participants will be assigned pre-readings, expected to participate in highly interactive discussions and group work in Zoom, and complete a final assignment
  • Five-week course length
  • Courses are hosted in Canvas, our learning management system
  • Courses start on a Monday
  • Weekly, self-paced learning and materials are time-sensitive and must be completed within required timeframes
  • When registering for a course, "Online self-paced" refers to the course's beginning and end dates, "Online fixed dates" refer to synchronous sessions.
  • Synchronous sessions are conducted through Zoom
  • Students will participate in group projects and online discussions as well as individual assignments and quizzes in response to recorded lectures
  • Expect to spend six hours per week to meet the requirements for successful completion of the course

Core Courses

Elective Courses

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Alumni Scholarship Program

Allows graduates of professional development certificate programs to receive a 20% scholarship on:

  • Any additional elective from the same certificate
  • Any single new certificate course that does not require a prerequisite
  • Any additional full certificate program: every course of the program (application is required; fee will be waived)
Contact Karine Bravais for more information