Learn In-Demand Project Management Skills and Advance Your Career

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.

PMI update 3/19/2020: The current PMP® exam has been extended to December 31, 2020 and the launch of the new PMP exam is delayed until January 2, 2021.


Format: Classroom

Hours: 36 

Credits: 3.6 CEUs

Where: Gwinnett Campus

When: Oct. 23 - Nov. 7, 2020

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
  • Professionals who currently hold a credential from PMI
  • 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 Number: 


Course Date: 
Friday, October 23, 2020 to Saturday, November 7, 2020
Course Date Info: 

Fridays and Saturdays
8:30 a.m. - 3:30 p.m.

Note: UPDATED: The last day for candidates to take the current version of the PMP exam is now December 31, 2020. Starting January 2, 2021, the PMP exam will reflect the new exam content.

COVID-19 Impact and Update

The University of Georgia’s primary commitment is the health and safety of faculty, staff, and students. Currently, the University of Georgia requires all faculty, staff, students, and visitors to wear appropriate face coverings while inside classrooms, facilities, and buildings. Classrooms will be configured to ensure that individuals will be able to practice social distancing. Hand sanitizer and cleaning supplies for workspaces will be available in classrooms and common areas.

If circumstances necessitate a shift to online/virtual learning, or a combination of online/virtual and face-to-face learning, students will be notified.

Course Format: 
University of Georgia Gwinnett Campus
2530 Sever Rd NW, Lawrenceville, GA 30043
United States
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.