Project Management Certificate

Project management is one of the most in-demand skills in the business world. Project Management Certificate — a classroom program from the University of Georgia — explains what it takes to manage simple and complex projects from start to finish, on time, and within budget.


  • Format: Classroom

    Hours: 36 hours / 3.6 CEUs

    Where: UGA Gwinnett Campus

    When: Oct. 9 - 24, 2015

    Cost: $2,499

In this course, you will gain an understanding of the standards of project management presented in the Project Management Institute (PMI)® PMBOK® Guide. You will also gain valuable skills necessary for work as a project manager in any industry.

The course includes topics such as the life cycle of a project, project management processes, professional responsibility of a project manager, and, if you are planning to take PMI®'s PMP® Certification Exam, this course will provide the project management education hours you need to qualify for the exam.

This course covers the ten knowledge areas presented in the PMBOK® Guide:

  • Project Scope Management
  • Project Time Management
  • Project Human Resource Management
  • Project Procurement Management
  • Project Communication Management
  • Project Integration Management
  • Project Risk Management
  • Project Quality Management
  • Project Cost Management
  • Project Stakeholders Management

Each participant will receive a comprehensive manual in class, a copy of A Guide to the Project Management Body of Knowledge (PMBOK® Guide) – Fifth Edition, and other appropriate study materials as identified by the instructor.

The University of Georgia Center for Continuing Education is committed to providing quality project management education that meet the standards set forth by PMI®.

Who Should Attend?

  • Managers, supervisors and individuals who want to learn project management skills and processes through an in-depth project management program
  • Experienced project managers who have no formal project management instruction
  • Project managers seeking project management contact hours to sit for the certification examination

Course Information

Course Date Info: 

Fall Session – Register Now
Fridays and Saturdays: Oct. 9-10, 16-17 and 23-24, 2015
8:30 a.m. - 3:30 p.m.

Course Format: 
University of Georgia Gwinnett Campus
2530 Sever Rd NW, Lawrenceville, GA 30043
United States
Course Fee(s): 


Continuing Education Information: 

Students will be awarded a Certificate of Program Completion for 3.6 Continuing Education Units (CEUs) upon successfully completing the course.

"PMI®", "PMBOK® Guide" and "PMP®" are trademarks of the Project Management Institute, Inc. which is registered in the United States and other nations.

Attendance Policy and Other Important Requirements:  
Timely and successful completion of written and oral assignments is required. Students must also attend at least five of the six classes, and receive a cumulative score of 70% or better on combined quiz grades to receive the Certificate of Program Completion.

Jan Smid, MPM
Jan Smid has a master's degree in Project Management (MPM) and a Bachelor of Science degree in Education. She is both a business and academic professional with a wide range of curriculum development, assessment and training experience. She is President of Corporate-Copia, LLC, a project management and leadership training, and curriculum development organization. Jan is an active member of the Project Management Institute (PMI)®. She held the offices of Public Relations (PR) Chair for the Sales and Marketing Special Interest Group (SIG) and was on the Member Advisory Board for PMI® National. Jan has presented papers at the PMI® national conference and at Professional Development Day Symposia for PMI® for the past ten years.