Project Management Certificate

The UWM Project Management Certificate is a noncredit, professional development certificate for those who wish to demonstrate a breadth of knowledge, applicable skills and commitment to development 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. Receive a $350 discount on the last class of your certificate.

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 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, Scrum and Waterfall
  • Earn Professional Development Units (PDUs) recognized by Project Management Institute (PMI) and demonstrate a commitment to your professional development

Testimonials

"The classes at UWM’s 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’s School of Continuing Education to leverage when ones career moves in a new direction.
"  —  Susan B. Goedke, Cardinal Health, PM Certificate 2017

Debbie Chambers - UWM-SCE Project Management Participant

Agile Project Management

Wed.-Thu., Mar 13-14, 2019

Building and Improving Project Team Functionality

Mon.-Tue., Nov 19-20

Thu.-Fri., Apr 4-5, 2019

Critical Thinking: Business Analysis and Decision-Making Strategies

Thu.-Fri., Oct 18-19

Wed.-Thu., May 22-23, 2019

Empowering Project Teams: Facilitating Communication and Collaboration

Course available Nov 26-Dec 22

Course available Apr 22-May 18, 2019

Estimating, Scheduling and Managing Project Performance

Mon.-Tue., Feb 25-26, 2019

Course available Oct 29-Nov 24

Course available Mar 25-Apr 20, 2019

Lean Project Management

Thu.-Fri., Mar 7-8, 2019

Managing Multiple Projects

Course available Feb 4-Mar 2, 2019

Course available June 17-July 13, 2019

Managing Project Risks

Tue.-Wed., Oct 23-24

Wed.-Thu., May 1-2, 2019

Course available Jan 7-Feb 2, 2019

Course available May 20-June 15, 2019

Managing Project Scope and the Impact of Change

Thu.-Fri., Dec 13-14

Mon.-Tue., June 3-4, 2019

Course available Oct 15-Nov 10

Course available Mar 4-30, 2019

Course available July 15-Aug 10, 2019

Project Management Foundations

Thu.-Fri., Feb 7-8, 2019

Thu.-Fri., June 6-7, 2019

Course available Sept 17-Oct 27

Course available Feb 11-Mar 23, 2019

Project Portfolio Management in a Multiproject Environment

Mon.-Tue., Dec 10-11

Mon.-Tue., June 10-11, 2019

Analyzing and Validating Business Requirements

Thu.-Fri., Nov 15-16

Mon.-Tue., Apr 1-2, 2019

Business Analyst Essentials

Tue.-Wed., Jan 29-30, 2019

Defining and Managing Business Requirements

Wed.-Thu., Oct 31-Nov 1

Mon.-Tue., May 13-14, 2019

Effective Interpersonal Communication Skills

Wed.-Thu., Nov 7-8

Tue.-Wed., Apr 30-May 1, 2019

Finance Skills for Nonfinancial Managers

Thu.-Fri., Nov 15-16

Tue.-Wed., Mar 26-27, 2019

Influence Without Authority

Fri., Mar 15, 2019

MS Project® 2: Tracking, Reporting and Forecasting From the Schedule

Thu.-Fri., Nov 29-30

Mon.-Tue., Mar 11-12, 2019

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

Mon.-Tue., Oct 29-30

Wed.-Thu., May 15-16, 2019

Traditional to Agile Methodologies

Thu.-Fri., Apr 11-12, 2019

Using Data for Business Strategy and Decisions

Wed.-Thu., Nov 7-8

Thu.-Fri., Feb 21-22, 2019

Empowering Project Teams: Facilitating Communication and Collaboration

Course available Nov 26-Dec 22

Course available Apr 22-May 18, 2019

Estimating, Scheduling and Managing Project Performance

Course available Oct 29-Nov 24

Course available Mar 25-Apr 20, 2019

Managing Multiple Projects

Course available Feb 4-Mar 2, 2019

Course available June 17-July 13, 2019

Managing Project Risks

Course available Jan 7-Feb 2, 2019

Course available May 20-June 15, 2019

Managing Project Scope and the Impact of Change

Course available Oct 15-Nov 10

Course available Mar 4-30, 2019

Course available July 15-Aug 10, 2019

Project Management Foundations

Course available Sept 17-Oct 27

Course available Feb 11-Mar 23, 2019

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