Enhance Your Career With Competency-Based Education

Learn advanced practical skills to become a more efficient and influential project manager. Earn your Graduate Certificate in Applied Project Management through Tempo Learning® by Walden, our competency-based education option that lets you learn at your own pace.

Our custom-paced, online certificate program is designed for working project managers. Learn on your own schedule, with no set deadlines, and use your real-life experience to demonstrate what you already know. The faster you learn, the less you pay.

This graduate certificate teaches a variety of best practices in project management, based on the latest research and insights from the Project Management Institute’s (PMI)® A Guide to the Project Management Body of Knowledge (PMBOK® Guide) – Fifth Edition, the industry standard guideline for the project management profession.*

Our assessments are designed by expert faculty and guided by employers in your field of study. Every time you complete an assessment, you are demonstrating the practical and professional knowledge that is directly relevant to success in your career.

Assessments take many forms, including projects, case studies, presentations, papers, and traditional tests. Many are designed to be shown to your current or future employer as proof of the competencies that you bring to the workplace. In the Graduate Certificate in Applied Project Management program, you will learn to demonstrate competencies that include:

  • Using best practices for project management, based on updated professional standards and industry-leading guidelines.
  • Managing internal and external risks related to project management.
  • Creating and managing complex project budgets.
  • Working with interdisciplinary operational teams.

By passing rigorous, real-world assessments, you’ll complete the program with the competencies you need to make an immediate impact on your career.

Accelerated Path to a Master's Degree

The Graduate Certificate in Applied Project Management program is intended to help prepare you for advancement in your career or for a master’s degree in the field.

Competencies completed in the Tempo Learning™ Graduate Certificate in Applied Project Management program may be applied toward our competency-based Master of Business Administration (MBA) program with a specialization in Project Management or the course-based program.

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

*PMI is a registered certification mark of the Project Management Institute, Inc. PMBOK is a registered trademark of the Project Management Institute, Inc.

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