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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.

About the Project Management Certificate

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).

Download the 2016 Project Management course schedule (pdf)

2016-17 COURSES & DATES
Managing Project Quality, Procurement and Risk: 2016: Dec. 5-9; 2017: Nov. 8-9
Project Leadership and Professional Responsibility:  2017: May 15-16, Sept. 27-28
Project Management: Planning, Execution, and Control: 2017: Feb. 1-2, June 7-8, Oct. 11-12
Managing Project Teams: 2017: March 8-9, July 18-19, Nov. 15-16
Creative Project Management:  2017: Aug. 23-24
Managing Project Communication: 2016: Dec. 6-7; 2017: April 5-6, Aug.9-10, Dec. 6-7
Program Management: 2017: Sept. 6-7
Agile Project Management: 2016: Nov. 28; 2017: May 3-4, Nov. 1-2
Straight Talk: Crucial Conversations for Project Managers: 2016: Dec. 15; 2017: June 14-15, Dec. 12-13
Project Leadership and Embracing Diversity of Opinion: 2017: Oct. 4

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.

2016 COST
$995 per 3-day course, $695 per 2-day course,$395 per 1-day course, which includes all seminar materials, light breakfast, networking luncheons, refreshment breaks and PDUs or CEUs.

Cost for multiple corporate attendees and SAU alumni is $895 per 3-day course, $645 per 2-day course, $375 per 1-day course.

2017 COST 
$1,045 per 3-day course, $745 per 2-day course, $395 per 1-day course, which 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, $375 per 1-day course.

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FOR MORE INFORMATION
563-333-5723
pd@sau.edu

Managing Project Quality, Procurement and Risk

Learn to plan quality assurance into project management processes to ensure accomplishing performance requirements.

Managing Project Teams

This course defines the various roles for people involved in the project and defines their responsibilities.

PMP and CAPM Exam Prep

Course includes a review of the PMBOK® Guide, practice exams, test-taking tips, a review of the application process, and a study guide.

Creative Project Management

Learn to apply the concepts of creativity and innovation to keep projects on-track.

Agile Project Management

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.

Project Leadership: Embracing Diversity of Opinion

Gain understanding of what conflict is, why it occurs, and how you can leverage results while managing and resolving the conflict.

Straight Talk: Crucial Conversations for Project Managers

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.

Project Management: Planning, Execution, and Control

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.

Managing Project Communication

Several key facets of effective communication – developing a plan, negotiation, conflict management, and using influence – will be covered in this course.

Project Leadership and Professional Responsibility

This course discusses the difference between leading and managing in the project environment.

Project Management Certificate

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.

Business Analysis Essentials

This class provides guidance for effective business analysis practices to drive successful business outcomes.

Program Management

This fast-paced class will cover attributes of an effective program manager through a typical program containing multiple projects and operations.