Project Management

Curriculum from the Project Management Institute

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).


Managing Project Communication: March 6-7, Sept 11-12
Project Management: Planning, Execution and Control: Jan 9-10, July 17-18
Managing Project Teams: April 10-11, Oct. 9-10
PMP® and CAPM® Exam Preparation: Feb. 5-8, Aug. 13-16
Agile Project Management: May 8-9
Managing Project Quality, Procurement and Risk: Dec. 4-5
Straight Talk: Crucial Conversations for Project Managers: June 5-6
Project Leadership and Professional Responsibility: May 1-2
Business Analysis Essentials: Nov. 6-7
Creative Project Management: TBD
Program Management: TBD
Generating Results from Project Conflict: TBD
Project Leadership: Embracing Diversity of Opinion: TBD

Classes meet daily from 8:30 a.m.-4:30 p.m. at St. Ambrose University Professional Development, 1950 E. 54th St., Davenport, IA 52807.

$1,295 per 4-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 $1,165 per 4-day course; $695 per 2-day course; and $375 per 1-day course. Cost for Leadership Live is $15 and include lunch.

Payment must accompany registration and be received by the first day of the program. A fee of 25% applies to cancellations received within two weeks of the start date.

PMI, PMBOK, PMP, CAPM, are registered marks of the Project Management Institute, Inc.

Class Descriptions and Registration


Cheryl Riley-Hayles

Professional Development
North Davenport Education Center
1950 E. 54th St.
Davenport, IA 52803

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