Project Management Certificate

The UWM Project Management Certificate is a non-credit, professional development certificate. Professionals who earn the certificate demonstrate a breadth of knowledge, applicable skills and commitment to learning in the Project Management field.
Participants choose from core and elective courses to create a flexible program that meets their needs and experiences. Courses focus on the tools, techniques and trends in project management and are taught by skilled instructors who work in the Project Management profession.

Earn the certificate by completing seven courses with a minimum of five courses from the Core list, within a recommended four years.

Any one-day class counts as a .5 class. Project Management Foundations is a required class for the PM Certificate and the recommended first class. To begin earning your certificate, just register for a class below or call 414-227-3200.

Single courses may be taken without the pursuit of the certificate.

Who Should Attend

Business, technical, manufacturing and construction professionals who want to develop their skills in planning, implementing, monitoring and evaluating projects in team environments. Learn how to deliver successful projects that help your organization grow.

Benefits and Learning Outcomes

  •  Learn key project management processes and concepts
  • Learn ways to standardize project management concepts, processes and training throughout your organization
  • Get tools and templates you can use immediately at your job
  • Study real-world scenarios that have immediate relevance to your career
  • Stay on top of developments and changes in the PM profession
  • Become comfortable using various methodologies such as Agile and Waterfall
  • Earn PDUs from Project Management Institute (PMI) and demonstrate a commitment to your professional development

Testimonials

"The classes at UWM School of Continuing Education are always outstanding! Excellent instructors and learning facilities."  —  Linda Woznicki, Aurora Health Care, PM Certificate 2017

"UW-Milwaukee has always been my go to training resource.  It’s nice to have a local resource like UWM School of Continuing Education to leverage when ones career moves in a new direction.
"  —  Susan B. Goedke, Cardinal Health, PM Certificate 2017

Diana Rivera - UWM-SCE Project Management Participant

Agile Project Management

Mon.-Tue., Oct. 30-31

Mon.-Tue., Mar. 5-6, 2018

Building and Improving Project Team Functionality

Mon.-Tue., Dec. 4-5

Wed.-Thu., Apr. 18-19, 2018

Contracts and Supplier Management

Mon.-Tue., Oct. 30-31

Tue.-Wed., May 22-23, 2018

Critical Thinking: Business Analysis and Decision-Making Strategies

Wed.-Thu., Oct. 11-12

Thu.-Fri., May 10-11, 2018

Empowering Project Teams: Facilitating Communication and Collaboration

Course available Nov. 27-Dec. 23

Course available Apr. 9-May 5, 2018

Estimating, Scheduling and Managing Project Performance

Mon.-Tue., Feb. 19-20, 2018

Course available Oct. 23-Nov. 18

Course available Mar. 12-Apr. 7, 2018

Lean Project Management

Thu.-Fri., Nov. 2-3

Wed.-Thu., Feb. 28-Mar. 1, 2018

Managing Multiple Projects

Course available Jan. 29-Feb. 24, 2018

Course available June 4-30, 2018

Managing Project Risks

Mon.-Tue., Oct. 23-24

Mon.-Tue., Apr. 23-24, 2018

Course available Jan. 2-27, 2018

Course available May 7-June 2, 2018

Managing Project Scope and the Impact of Change

Wed.-Thu., Dec. 13-14

Mon.-Tue., Apr. 16-17, 2018

Course available Feb. 26-Mar. 24, 2018

Course available July 9-Aug. 4, 2018

MS Project® 1: From Initiating to Scheduling a Project

Mon.-Tue., Nov. 6-7

Mon.-Tue., Feb. 12-13, 2018

Project Management Foundations

Wed.-Thu., Nov. 8-9

Thu.-Fri., Feb. 8-9, 2018

Thu.-Fri., Apr. 26-27, 2018

Tue.-Wed., June 5-6, 2018

Course available Sept. 11-Oct. 21

Course available Jan. 29-Mar. 10, 2018

Project Portfolio Management in a Multi-Project Environment

Mon.-Tue., Dec. 11-12

Thu.-Fri., June 7-8, 2018

Analyzing and Validating Business Requirements

Mon.-Tue., Oct. 9-10

Thu.-Fri., Feb. 22-23, 2018

Business Analyst Essentials

Mon.-Tue., Jan. 22-23, 2018

Mon.-Tue., Apr. 9-10, 2018

Defining and Managing Business Requirements

Mon.-Tue., Nov. 13-14

Mon.-Tue., Mar. 19-20, 2018

Effective Interpersonal Communication Skills

Thu.-Fri., Nov. 30-Dec. 1

Tue.-Wed., May 1-2, 2018

Finance Skills for Non-Financial Managers

Thu.-Fri., Nov. 16-17

Tue.-Wed., Apr. 24-25, 2018

From Technical Expert to Strategic Leader

Thu.-Fri., Nov. 16-17

Tue.-Wed., May 15-16, 2018

Fundamentals of Organizational Development

Wed.-Thu., Oct. 11-12

Wed.-Thu., Jan. 31-Feb. 1, 2018

Influence Without Authority

Wed., Nov. 1

Wed., Mar. 14, 2018

MS SharePoint® for Project Team Collaboration

Thu.-Fri., Sept. 28-29 Closed

Mon.-Tue., Apr. 30-May 1, 2018

Proactive Testing: Risk-Based Test Planning, Design and Automation

Thu.-Fri., Nov. 16-17

Wed.-Thu., Mar. 21-22, 2018

Scrum Fundamentals

Tue.-Wed., Sept. 26-27

Mon.-Tue., May 7-8, 2018

Empowering Project Teams: Facilitating Communication and Collaboration

Course available Nov. 27-Dec. 23

Course available Apr. 9-May 5, 2018

Estimating, Scheduling and Managing Project Performance

Course available Oct. 23-Nov. 18

Course available Mar. 12-Apr. 7, 2018

Managing Multiple Projects

Course available Jan. 29-Feb. 24, 2018

Course available June 4-30, 2018

Managing Project Risks

Course available Jan. 2-27, 2018

Course available May 7-June 2, 2018

Managing Project Scope and the Impact of Change

Course available Feb. 26-Mar. 24, 2018

Course available July 9-Aug. 4, 2018

Project Management Foundations

Course available Sept. 11-Oct. 21

Course available Jan. 29-Mar. 10, 2018

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