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Professional Education Program (PEP) - Non-Credit Workshop Detail - Project Management

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(Note: Experienced project management professionals interested in preparing for the Project Management Institute PMP exam need only enroll in the PMP Exam Power Prep Workshop)

Workshop Name &        # of Credits

# of Days

Brief Description Key Learning Objectives

Project Planning, Analysis, and Control

Course PDUs: 30 Course CEUs:  3


Gives participant the foundation, techniques, and tools to manage each stage of the project life cycle, work within organizational and cost restraints, set goals tied directly to stakeholder needs, get the most from the team, and utilize state-of-the-art Project Management tools to get the work done on time and within budget.

By the end of the course, participants will be able to -

  • Describe the roles and responsibilities of project managers across the project life cycle
  • Develop a project plan, including project requirements, task structure, work schedule, resources, and cost estimates
  • Assess project risk and develop risk mitigation strategies
  • Manage to achieve targets
  • Close out a project effectively

Project Leadership, Management, and Communications

Course PDUs: 22.5 Course CEUs:  2.2


Project Leadership, Management, and Communication is an interactive course designed to provide a solid foundation in key leadership competencies and to afford participants the opportunity for a truly transformational leadership experience.

By the end of the course, participants will be able to -

  • Lead project teams through more effective communication,
  • Identify motivational value systems to improve productivity and cooperation,
  • Recognize the role of business and personal ethics in leadership,
  • Define predictable appropriate leadership stratgies for each state,
  • Utilize a powerful four-stage collaborative negotiation process, and
  • Create a leadership development plan to implement when participants return to work.

Quality for Project Managers

Course PDUs: 22.5 Course CEUs:  2.2


Quality for Project Managers applies quality principles to Project Management itself, as well as to the proucts and services resulting from products.  It brings to the forefront the essentials of project quality management and its vital link to business success, with a focus on the tools and essentials of effective quality management that work for your organization, regardless of your industry.

By the end of the course, participants will be able to -

  • Integrate project quality management into the entire project life cycle
  • Use five steps to plan effectively for project quality management
  • Use five steps to assess and improve your organization's current quality capabilities to ensure that projects will meet specified quality standards
  • Ensure customer satisfaction by monitoring results using project quality control tools
  • Apply project quality management tools and techniques to "real world" Project Management situations

Contract Management: Principles and Practices

Course PDUs: 22.5 Course CEUs:   2.2


Get an overview of all phases of contracting, from requirements development to closeout.  See how incentive can be used to improve contract results.  This course explores these vital issues from the manager's perspective, highlighting key roles and responsibilities to give participants greater influence over how work is performed.

By the end of the course, participants will be able to -

  • Identify contract components and understand the process from start to finish,
  • Select the right contract type,
  • Decipher contract legalese
  • Choose the offer that will result in the best value for the buyer,
  • Agree on objectives, requirements, plans, and specifications,
  • Negotiate favorable terms and make revisions to the contract and more.

PMP Exam Power Prep(Success guaranteed)

Course PDUs: 36.0 Course CEUs:  3.6


This intensive five day course integrates in-depth topic reviews with morning instructor-led lecture and afternoon structured personal study time, including individual assistance from the PMP certified instructor.  The participant will thoroughly review exam "trouble spots", use highly effective drills to accelerate your learning, receive invaluable test taking tips, and take and review practice exams.

By the end of the course, participants will be able to -

  • Recognize the types of questions on the PMP exam
  • Demonstrate an understanding of PMI's Project Management best practices
  • Defeat exam anxiety by completing practice exams
  • Confidently list the mathematical formulas that will appear on the exam
  • Create more "best" answers, rather than just "right" answers
  • Learn techniques for choosing when you do not know the answer to the exam question
  • Design the study approach best suited for your preparation
  • Discuss major themes and issues for each of the nine knowledge areas


Guarantee:  Participants who otherwise meet certification requirements* and take PMI's PMP certification exam within 60 days of the PMP Exam Power Prep course and fail to pass the exam on their first try, get free access to the online version of the PMP Exam Preparation course to support additional focus preparation.

*Note: To apply for the PMP, you need to have either:

  • A four-year degree (bachelor's or the global environment) and at least three years of project management experience, with 4,500 hours leading and directing projects and 35 hours of project management education, OR
  • A secondary diploma (high school or the global equivalent) with at least five years of project management.

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