According to the Project Management Institute (PMI), by the year 2027, employers will require more than 87 million individuals to fill project management-oriented roles.1
Learn to optimize project delivery with the Project Management: Practical Skills and Applications Program. This program aims to equip you with enhanced project management skills and a project management resource toolkit that you can readily use in your current role.
Set yourself apart by learning new approaches for effective project planning and an improved ability to maximize project success. You’ll also gain insight into the most in-demand skills for project managers, such as change management and communication skills for stakeholder management.
Commit to your professional development and study with a top-tier U.S. research university, and its Center for Leadership.2Download course prospectus
What will set you apart
Earn a certificate from the University of Dayton in this online program and be empowered to:
Apply practical project management techniques and approaches
Plan projects more effectively
Optimize project delivery
Analyze the value of critical paths in project management
Manage multiple projects simultaneously
Create a closing report that highlights the success and failures of a project
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GetSmarter is approved by PMI as a Registered Education Provider (R.E.P) providing you the opportunity to join the largest project management network. This program will count towards 44.75 PDUs in total. Find out what PMI membership means for you.
Explore project management concepts and practices as you follow your learning path through the weekly modules of this online program:
- Orientation module Welcome to your Online Campus
- Module 1 Introduction to Project Management
- Module 2 The Project Hierarchy and Project Life Cycle
- Module 3 Initiating the Project: Creating the Project Charter
- Module 4 Planning the Project: Activities, Risk, and Building the Budget
- Module 5 Planning the Project: Building a Realistic and Reliable Schedule
- Module 6 Planning the Project: Management Strategies
- Module 7 Executing and Controlling the Project
- Module 8 Closing the Project and Managing Multiple Projects
As part of our commitment to your professional development, GetSmarter offers you a two-week period to change your course start date or request your money back if you’re not fully satisfied.
Enhance your project management skills
This University of Dayton online program is delivered in collaboration with GetSmarter. Learn from industry thought leaders as you develop the ability to effectively plan and manage projects.
Your Program Convener
The design of this online program is guided by the University of Dayton Center for Leadership and industry experts who will share their experience and in-depth subject knowledge with you throughout the program.
Founder and CEO of Omega Leadership Group, LLC
Bob Jewell is a certified project management professional (PMP) through the Project Management Institute (PMI). Jewell founded Omega Leadership Group in 2000 to fulfill his personal mission to “teach and inspire a passion for excellence.” He teaches executive education programs in project management and decision-making at the University of Dayton and Kent State University. Jewell holds a Bachelor of Science in Welding Engineering from the Ohio State University.
Earn a certificate from the University of Dayton
Get recognized for your knowledge when you earn a certificate from the University of Dayton – and use it to set yourself apart as an effective project manager.
Your certificate will be issued in your legal name and couriered to you, at no additional cost, upon successful completion of the program, as per the stipulated requirements. All certificate images are for illustrative purposes only and may be subject to change at the discretion of the University.REGISTER NOW
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WHAT ARE MY PAYMENT OPTIONS?
You can either pay your tuition fees in full before the course starts, or you may opt for a two-part payment plan for courses nine weeks and shorter. For courses ten weeks or longer, there is a three-part payment plan available. To find out more on payment options please visit our Payment and Financing page.
If you want to find out more about any of these options or you want to know which you qualify for please get in contact with a Course Consultant here.
WILL I HAVE THE TIME?
GetSmarter's learning model is designed to help you, as a working professional, improve your skills without compromising on work and family responsibilities. The course work is broken up into weekly, manageable bite-sized modules, with incremental deadlines, designed to help you pace yourself over the duration of the course and allow you the legroom to work when it suits you best.
At the beginning of each week you'll be presented with all the lectures, notes and assignments necessary for completion. You also have access to your Success Manager who will help you set goals and track key milestones, manage your time, and field any administrative requests you might have.
CAN MY EMPLOYER ASSIST WITH PAYMENT?
By improving your skills and industry knowledge, you'll be having an influence on the success of your organisation.
Why wouldn't you ask your boss to help you fund your studies if it's going to have an impact on the way you do business?
37% of our past students receive financial assistance from their employers. You can ask for help, too. Here is a guide to show you how to receive financial assistance from your employer.
WHAT IS THE ONLINE CAMPUS?
The Online Campus will be your virtual classroom for the duration of your course. Through its easy-to-use interface you'll have access to a diverse variety of course content formats, including: interactive video lectures, module notes, practice quizzes, Prezis, assignment briefs, and additional web resources.
On the Online Campus, you'll also be able to ask questions and interact with your fellow students and Head Tutor through the Online Campus discussion forums. If you're experiencing tech issues or need advice from your personal Success Manager, you can use the Online Campus to get in touch.