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Certificate Program

Certificate in Essentials of Project Management

Program Highlights

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Learn the technical and interpersonal skills needed to master the basic theory and practice of project management.

You will cover the fundamental aspects of modern project management, both managerial and technical. Through interactive discussions and group assignments, you will gain direct experience in the use of appropriate tools and techniques to successfully execute a project from initiation to completion. Unlike many foundational programs, this certificate exposes students to many of the “soft skills” inherent in successful project execution, such as communication, interpersonal relationships, and problem-solving. Students can complete the certificate remotely or in-person.

Designed For

Designed for professionals interested in gaining project management skills needed to lead complex work in their industries.

Offered by the University of Chicago and conferred by (opens in new tab) Graham School of Continuing Liberal and Professional Studies.

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At a Glance

1 month (in person) Part-time
2 months (online) Part-time
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