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: July 10 - 25, 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 3-ring binder with comprehensive handouts covered 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.

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: 

Summer Session – Register Now
Fridays and Saturdays: July 10-11, 17-18 and 24-25, 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.

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. 

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