Learn the practical skills to successfully and consistently produce results, meet evolving customer expectations, and manage competing business priorities. If you are an experienced or senior-level project manager, this certificate program can help you take your career to the next level. With the demand for professionals who understand the principles and practices of project management predicted to increase dramatically during the next decade, now is the time to develop a stronger foundation based on industry best practices and relevant, real-world scenarios to ensure your organization’s success.

Walden is an approved provider of project management training by the Project Management Institute (PMI). As a PMI Registered Education Provider (R.E.P.), Walden has agreed to abide by PMI-established quality assurance criteria, making sure you acquire practical skills to help manage projects in virtually any industry or field.

Current project managers can use their project management courses, each worth 45 professional development units, toward Project Management Professional (PMP)® certification.* And if getting to the next level is part of your career plan, Walden is committed to helping you earn credit for your foundational knowledge. Find out how you can apply your certificate toward an advanced project management degree from Walden.

Throughout the program, you will have the opportunity to:

  • Engage in learning activities with faculty who are specialists in the field of project management and peers who bring diverse experience managing projects across a wide range of public and private industries and organizations.
  • Learn the necessary skills to market yourself and your projects to gain organizational exposure.
  • Acquire practical skills to help manage projects in virtually any industry or field.

Gain a comprehensive view of the best project management practices, as provided in the Project Management Institute’s (PMI)® A Guide to the Project Management Body of Knowledge (PMBOK® Guide), the industry standard guideline for the profession.

  • Apply Your Certificate Toward an Advanced Degree
    You’ve invested your time. You’ve gained experience. Schedule a free transfer of credit evaluation as you look to apply credits earned in this certificate program toward Walden’s MS in Project Management.
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    Gain access to interview preparations and real-time résumé writing services, and find out how you can create a live portfolio using OptimalResume.
  • Finance Your Certificate With Financial Aid
    Connect with an enrollment advisor to understand your options and plan how you will fund your dream. This certificate is eligible for federal financial aid.

Find detailed information for this program, including possible occupations, completion rate, program costs, and median student loan debt.

PMP is a registered certification mark of the Project Management Institute, Inc.

PMBOK is a registered trademark of the Project Management Institute, Inc.

*Eligibility for the PMP® credential requires individuals to first attain specific educational and project management experience, including 35 contact hours of project management education and a minimum of three years, or 36 months, of project management experience, during which at least 4,500 hours were spent leading and directing project tasks. The final step in earning the PMP credential is passing the PMP exam. For more information, visit the Project Management Institute (PMI) website at www.pmi.org.

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