Take an individual course(s) or enroll in our popular Project Management Certificate program by completing three Core courses and two electives within three years.
This certificate provides a scalable project management system for managing projects of all shapes and sizes and a "project-ready tool kit" to serve project needs, regardless of industry. Classes include elements of the Project Management Body of Knowledge (PMBOK® Guide) developed by the Project Management Institute® (PMI).
2017 COURSES & DATES
Agile Project Management: Nov. 1-2
Business Analysis Essentials: July 12-13
Creative Project Management: Aug. 23-24
Generating Results from Project Conflict: Aug. 3
Managing Project Communication: April 5-6, Aug. 9-10, Dec. 6-7
Managing Project Teams: July 18-19, or Nov. 15-16
Managing Project Quality, Procurement and Risk: Nov. 8-9
PMP and CAPM Exam Preparation: Feb. 22-24 or July 25-27
Project Leadership and Embracing Diversity of Opinion: Oct. 4
Project Leadership and Professional Responsibility: May 15-16 or Sept. 27-28
Program Management: Sept. 6-7
Project Management: Planning, Execution, and Control: June 7-8 or Oct. 11-12
Straight Talk: Crucial Conversations for Project Managers: June 14-15 or Dec. 12-13
TIME and LOCATION
Classes meet daily from 8:30 a.m.–4:30 p.m. at St. Ambrose University Professional Development, 331 W. Third St., Davenport, IA 52801.
$1,045 per 3-day course; $745 per 2-day course; $395 per 1-day course. Cost includes all seminar materials, light breakfast, networking luncheons, refreshment breaks, and PDUs or CEUs.
Cost for multiple corporate attendees and SAU alumni is $995 per 3-day course; $695 per 2-day course; and $375 per 1-day course.
FOR MORE INFORMATION
Learn to plan quality assurance into project management processes to ensure accomplishing performance requirements.
This course defines the various roles for people involved in the project and defines their responsibilities.
Course includes a review of the PMBOK® Guide, practice exams, test-taking tips, a review of the application process, and a study guide.
Learn to apply the concepts of creativity and innovation to keep projects on-track.
This one-day course presents how projects can be better managed by focusing on skills, communication, and community which allows the project to be more effective and more agile than just focusing on processes.
Gain understanding of what conflict is, why it occurs, and how you can leverage results while managing and resolving the conflict.
The course provides participants' opportunity to gain skills required to successfully communicate with others in difficult project situations. Participants are introduced to successful project management practices used in listening, understanding others' behaviors and influencing.
This course provides a project-ready tool kit for initiating, planning, executing, monitoring and controlling, and closing out projects within a practical system of professional project management.
Several key facets of effective communication – developing a plan, negotiation, conflict management, and using influence – will be covered in this course.
This course discusses the difference between leading and managing in the project environment.
This certificate provides a scalable project management system (from the Project Management Body of Knowledge) for managing projects of all shapes and sizes and a "project-ready tool kit" to serve project needs, regardless of industry.
This class provides guidance for effective business analysis practices to drive successful business outcomes.
This fast-paced class will cover attributes of an effective program manager through a typical program containing multiple projects and operations.