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Project Management

This exam preparation series at College of DuPage arms you with the knowledge and confidence required to become certified as a Project Management Professional (PMP®) or Certified Associate in Project Management (CAPM®)

Watch this short video to learn more about our online Project Management courses!

 

Upcoming Courses 

Improve your skill set or the productivity of your workforce. This two-day, hands-on course, led by a certified Project Management Professional (PMP®),gives you the opportunity to work toward PMP® or CAPM® certification while learning to deliver projects on time, reliably and within your budget. Whether you are already on a project management career track or would like to move in that direction, this course is an ideal way to develop your ability to deliver projects. 14 project management education hours.

Spring 2021

Thursday, February 4 and 11
8 a.m. to 4 p.m.
BSPMP-0200-001, $595
Live interactive webinar

Summer 2021

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Receive in-depth instruction on advanced topics such as earned value, procurement management, stakeholder relationship management, quality management and team leadership. This course helps project managers improve their project outcomes and successfully deliver complex projects. 14 project management education hours.

Spring 2021

Thursday, February 18 and 25
8 a.m. to 4 p.m.
BSPMP-0210-001, $595
Live interactive webinar

Summer 2021

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Take the next step in your career and work toward certification as a Project Management Professional. This one-day course helps you review principles of project management and prepare for the PMP® exam. Completion earns 7 project management education hours. Required textbooks not included.

Spring 2021 

Thursday, March 4
8 a.m. to 4 p.m.
BSPMP-0220-001, $399
Live interactive webinar

Please purchase or rent the required textbooks:

PMP® Exam Prep, Ninth Edition, by Rita Mulcahy
https://store.rmcproject.com/pmp-exam-prep-ninth-edition
ISBN: 9781943704040

A Guide to the Project Management Body of Knowledge (PMBOK(R) Guide–Sixth Edition / Agile Practice Guide Bundle (PMBOK Guide), by PMI. ISBN-13: 978-1628253825. On Amazon at https://amzn.to/39XdyEI ISBN-10: 1628253827 or ISBN-13: 978-1628253825

Please note: 35 project management education hours are required to sit for the PMP® exam. These hours are met by registering for Essentials (14 hours), Advanced (14 hours) and Cert Prep (7 hours).

Summer 2021

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Now is the perfect time to earn your Agile Certified Practitioner (PMI-ACP®) at College of DuPage. This is the fastest growing credential from Project Management Institute. Agile training is an excellent next step for to those who have been trained on traditional project management approaches, including those who have already earned certifications from Project Management Institute (PMI).
Agile projects are characterized by short work iterations and incremental development of products, made possible by focusing on business priorities and customer value. By producing smaller deliverables more frequently and efficiently, agile practices can be an excellent choice for teams that work in product development, programming, business analysis, and other collaborative areas.

The first of two courses, Foundations provides you content that is aligned with exam objectives developed by Project Management Institute. Completion earns 7 PDUs for certified Project Management Professionals (PMP®).
Please purchase or rent the required textbook: Agile Practice Guide, Project Management Institute

Fall 2020

Tuesday November 17
8 a.m. to 4 p.m.
BSPMP-0500-010, $315
Live interactive webinar

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Spring 2021

Thursday, April 8
8 a.m. to 4 p.m.
BSPMP-0500-010, $315
Live interactive webinar

The second of two courses, Certification Prep gets you ready for the exam. Completion earns 14 PDUs for certified Project Management Professionals (PMP®).
Please purchase or rent the required textbook: PMI-ACP Exam Prep, Updated Second Edition: A Course in a Book for Passing the PMI Agile Certified Practitioner (PMI-ACP®) Exam

Dates to be determined

Please note: 21 project management education hours are required for PMI-ACP®. These hours are met by registering for Foundations (14 hours) and Cert Prep (7 hours).

Certification Information

The certification exams for Project Management Professional (PMP®) or Certified Associate in Project Management (CAPM®) are not included in the program. Please see the Project Management Institute (PMI) website to learn how to apply for an exam. For a step-by-step outline of the certification process, read "How to Get Your Certification" on Andy Kaufman's website.

About the Instructor
Read more about Andy Kaufman on his LinkedIn Profile.

Careers

By 2027, employers will need 87.7 million individuals working in project management-oriented roles, according to PMI's 2017 Talent Gap Report. Project managers stand to benefit from a hiring push in project-rich sectors, such as healthcare, financial services and construction. Experienced project managers earn a median salary of $108,200.

What Participants are Saying

"Andy is very good at what he does. Giving us his real world information helps me to have a better understanding of all the moving parts of project management."
-Michael Baxter, Project Manager, Scientific Games Inc.z

"The entire training was valuable to me."
-Deitra Tribble, Project Manager, Glanbia Performance Nutrition

"Instructor is awesome!"
Stan Hoff, Field Test Manager, Navistar

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Contact Information

Continuing Education
Student Resource Center (SRC), Room 1110, (630) 942-2208
Email: CE@cod.edu
Fax: (630) 942-3785

All COD facilities are closed to the public until further notice. If you are attempting to register for a class, Please leave a message and Continuing Education staff will return your call as soon as possible. You can also reach us by email at ce@cod.edu at any time.

Please note: all programming for Fall 2020 and Spring 2021 will be online (some exceptions apply).