Learn in-demand management skills and advance your career with the University of Georgia Project Management Certificate program.

The Project Management Certificate gives you the essential project management skills you need to progress in your career and become a better leader. Designed for a wide range of professionals and skill levels, this 36-hour course will prepare you to tackle simple and complex projects from start to finish, on time, and within budget. It also fulfills the project management education hours required to qualify for the Project Management Professional (PMP®) Certification Exam.


Format: Live-Online

Hours: 36 

Credits: 3.6 CEUs

When: Dates coming soon!

Cost: $2,499 w/ materials


In this course, students will gain an understanding of the standards of project management presented in the Project Management Institute (PMI)® A Guide to the Project Management Body of Knowledge (PMBOK® Guide).

The ten knowledge areas presented in the PMBOK® Guide are:

  • Project Scope Management
  • Project Schedule Management
  • Project Resources Management
  • Project Procurement Management
  • Project Communication Management
  • Project Integration Management
  • Project Risk Management
  • Project Quality Management
  • Project Cost Management
  • Project Stakeholders Management

In addition, students will learn a variety of soft skills essential when practicing project management in the real world, including:

  • Communication Styles
  • Dealing with Conflict
  • Myers-Briggs Type

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

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 PMP® Certification Examination

Course Information

Course Date Info: 

Summer Dates Coming Soon!

Course Format:
Instructor-led, virtual online class sessions

Course Fee(s): 

$2,499 (includes materials)

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.