For "accidental project managers" or entry-level project staff: Real-world tools for any project. Master practical basics and earn your Associate's Certificate in project management from the John Cook School of Business.
Project management skills aren't just for "official" project managers.
In recent years, work traditionally associated with project managers and PMPs is being required by other types of professional. As projects become more complex and work in general becomes more project-based, these skills are critical at every level of the team. "Project manager" may not be your job title, and you may not have chosen the profession of project management, but you are performing project management if you are responsible for:
- Estimating tasks and deliverables
- Vendor management
- Stakeholder communication
- Issue logging
- Contract administration
- Risk management
- Monitoring scope
- Leading teams
Quickly learn the essential tools and skills to manage and perform project-related work.
Whether you are an "accidental" project manager or a member of a team who shares project-related duties, this course provides the critical real-world skills and tools you need to be successful with basic project management. Learn to maximize and combine human skills — such as informal authority and communication — with quantitative tools such as three-point estimation, work breakdown structures, Delphi analysis and many others. This toolkit will give you the skills to keep project work coordinated, on schedule, on budget, and within scope.
Leave class ready to receive your associate certificate from the John Cook School of Business at Saint Louis University.
Many de facto project managers don't yet have the extensive experience required for a credential such as the PMP®. However, professionals and employers still need to prove qualifications with a respected credential. We have partnered with Saint Louis University's fully accredited John Cook School of Business to provide the Associate's Certificate in Project Management. Once you complete the class, you will have the training and resources you need to immediately submit your application to JCSB and earn your associate's certificate in project management essentials.
About the PM Associate Certificate
After class, you will be provided with access to the "Managing Project Work" online skills assessment and a survey asking about your work experience on projects. After you take the assessment and complete the survey, you will submit this info to JCSB with proof of course completion and be awarded your PM Associate Certificate in project management.
We provide easy step-by-step instructions for you to follow after class, as well as all the materials you need for obtaining our certificate from JCSB.
Who Should Attend Managing Projects Training
Anyone involved in project work will benefit from this class, regardless of whether they hold the title of project manager. This training is invaluable for:
- Product Managers
- Contracting Professionals
- Operations Professionals
- Project Manager or Team Leader
- Systems Architect or Designer
- IT Manager/Director
- Systems or Application Developer
- QA Professional
- Systems Tester
- Systems Analyst
- Anyone wishing to improve their practical project management capability