In many organizations, project management is an expected professional skill. Virginia Tech's project management courses enable you to acquire skills needed to keep projects on task, on time, and on budget. Virginia Tech's project management curriculum is built on the core processes defined in the Project Management Institute, A Guide to the Project Management Body of Knowledge (PMBOK® Guide) - Fifth Edition, Project Management Institute, Inc., 2013. Whether you're managing a $10,000 project or a billion-dollar program, it means coordinating, communicating, scheduling, and maintaining focus. Blending both academic theory with the real-life processes, technologies, hard and soft management skills, and the best learning methodologies, these courses can empower you to become a more effective leader and team member and to be confident in your ability to strategically execute projects, programs, and portfolios.
Virginia Tech's project management courses provide valuable training for those beginning in the project management field or expanding their role and considering the PMI Certified Associate in Project Management (CAPM)® exam. Virginia Tech's project management courses also provide valuable training for professional project managers who are pursuing or maintaining the Project Management Professional (PMP)® from the Project Management Institute (PMI). Course participants can prepare for the associated exams and earn professional development units (PDUs) by attending specific Virginia Tech project management courses. Students have the flexibility of taking individual or test preparation courses via the classroom, online or on-site at their place of employment.
All classes are taught by practitioners and academics with extensive industry experience, participants gain analytical frameworks, strategic planning skills, and managerial insight to be more effective project leaders.