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Upon completion of the Project Management Certificate, a digital certificate is available.Make sure to request your certificate from PowerED™ and share with your network the verified skills and competencies you achieved by completing all four courses.
How It Works
4-6 hrs per week
$1,200 per course
Christopher C. Sanders, MS, PMP
Chris Sanders is an Aerospace Program Management Professional and holds certifications in the US Federal Government as well as Commercial Acquisition fields for both Project Management, Procurement Management, and Contracting. He is a certified Project Management Professional by the Project Management Institute, a US Federal Government Level II Acquisition Professional, and a Level I Contracting Professional.
He currently supports Business and Programmatic aspects of an international collaborative program: a Deep Space Satellite Experiment Mission to Mars for the United Arab Emirates and the University of Colorado at Boulder, Laboratory for Atmospheric and Space Physics.
Chris served 34 years in the US Air Force in various leadership positions. His last assignment involved managing innovative rapid prototyping efforts in Fighter and Bomber Aircraft as well as Space-Based Intelligence programs.
He is an adjunct guest lecturer in Program and Procurement Management for The University of California at Irvine and the National Defense and Aerospace Program, Haslam College of Business at the University of Tennessee.
Dr. Alma Miller
Dr. Miller is an enthusiastic entrepreneur, speaker, DevOps thought leader, and educator with over 15 years of experience in the IT industry. She obtained a Bachelors in Electrical Engineering from Catholic University, a Masters in Electrical Engineering from George Washington University, a Masters in Technical Management from Johns Hopkins University, and a Doctorate in Engineering from George Washington University.
She is a certified Project Management Professional (PMP) and Agile Certified Professional (PMI-ACP). She has several Scaled Agile Framework (SAFe) certifications ranging from Advanced Scrum Master (ASM), Product Owner/Product Manager (PO/PM), and Release Train Engineer (RTE).
Dr. Miller started her consulting company, AC Miller Consulting, in 2013. She provides services to government and commercial clients across multiple industries helping with ITIL and DevOps transformations. Dr. Miller speaks at industry conferences and events and is a contributing author to www.ThinkHDI.com, a platform for data center and IT professionals. She is the co-creator of the BVE Summit, a conference for entrepreneurs and business owners. Feel free to connect with her on LinkedIn.
- Apply fundamental project management principles, theories, and practices, including the basic concepts described in the Project Management Institute's PMBOK® Guide
- Practice using the most effective project management tools and techniques to launch, plan, and execute a project
- Identify characteristics of high performance teams and ways to manage stakeholder expectations
- Develop documentation on simulated projects to gain a deeper understanding of Project Management principles and practices
- Satisfy the education requirements to sit for the PMP® exam
- Individuals in any discipline who work on projects in either the public or private sector such as:
- Information Technology (IT)
- Individuals preparing to pursue career opportunities in the area of project management
Does this certificate have prerequisites?
This certificate does not have a required prerequisite.
Is this an instructor-led certificate?
This certificate is coached by an instructor and includes virtual lectures, videos, online discussions, and some group work.
How much study time will I need to spend?
Each course is six weeks in length. There are weekly assignments and deadlines, but material may be accessed and completed any time of day. You can complete all of the courses within 8 months to earn your certificate.
Are there tests or quizzes involved?
There will be graded discussions, assignments, some group work, and quizzes within each course to ensure you understand the content.
Can I take only one course or do I have to register for the certificate?
You can register for just one course, however, each course builds on assignments completed in previous courses. We highly recommend you take each of the previous courses in the suggested sequence in order to maximize your project management knowledge and skills.
Do I have to take the courses in the order displayed on the website?
If possible, you should adhere to the course schedule because the coursework builds on previous assignments. If you must take a break from studies, you can register in your next course in the upcoming offering. Future courses are scheduled at regular intervals.
How long will I have access to my courses?
You will have access to all courses in the certificate for 2 months post completion. All Course videos, additional readings, and supplemental videos are available to download.
What will I receive after I complete all of my courses?
You will receive a digital certificate of completion that is downloadable and printable. Digital badges are also awarded for specific achievements throughout the certificate.
What is the refund policy?
No refunds will be issued for the certificate. Refunds may be considered under exceptional circumstances on a case-by-case basis. Please contact email@example.com for more information.
What are the computer requirements for this certificate?
You should have access to a Mac, PC, or tablet with an Internet connection, with Safari, Chrome, Microsoft Edge or Firefox as a browser. Here is a link that outlines browser support: https://documentation.brightspace.com/EN/brightspace/requirements/all/browser_support.htm
For virtual sessions:
- Web camera and microphone
Learners that want to use their smart phone to access the courses can also download the D2L Pulse App for free to access the course available on Google Play:
Or the Apple App Store: https://apps.apple.com/ca/app/brightspace-pulse/id1001688546
Who do I contact if I need help?
If your questions are course related, you can contact the course coach – contact information provided within the course environment. If you are having issues accessing the course or advancing through the course, you can contact firstname.lastname@example.org. We are here to help!