• Admission closes on 23 Jul, 2024
  • Program Duration 3 months
  • Learning Format Online Bootcamp

Why Join this Program

UMass Academic Excellence

Earn a program completion certificate and become a member of the UMass Amherst Alumni Association

Exposure to PM AI trends

Sessions on the latest AI trends, such as generative AI, prompt engineering, ChatGPT, and more

Hands-on Experience

Applied learning through capstone projects, Harvard case studies and simulation exams

PMP Certification Exam Prep

Earn 146 PDUs for PMI-related certifications with 35 contact hours, required for the PMP exam

FOR ENTERPRISE

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Global Career Opportunities

Project management is in demand in several industries due to the nature of this work.According to a report from the Project Management Institute (PMI), PMPs in the U.S. earn 25% higher median annual salary than their non-certified colleagues.

Industry Demand

People take upskilling courses

42%

Jobs growth from 2021 to 2031

33%

Companies adoption of PMP-2023

70%

Top Companies Hiring

Career Growth Stories

  • This impressive program includes five courses: PMP, Agile Scrum Master, Microsoft Project 2019, Implementing a PMO, and a project management capstone course.Each course features a blended curriculum of live-online sessions, on-demand learning, project-based tasks, and interactive labs. The PMP helped me pass the PMI-PMP exam on my first attempt.

    - Lisa Lucchesi
    Product Test Engg
    Sr. Engg Manager
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Project Management Certification Overview

Through this project management training in Charlotte course, students learn critical project management skills such as project risk, quality, complexity management, digital transformation, PMO implementation, and agile and scrum skills. Students get 146 PDUs for their PMI certification renewal by taking Simplilearn's project management course in Charlotte.

Key Features

  • Receive course completion Certificate in Project Management and Alumni Association Membership from UMass Amherst
  • Expert Faculty: Learn from seasoned industry professionals and certified instructors who bring years of practical experience and expertise to the classroom
  • Earn 146 PDUs for PMI related certifications with 35 contact hours and 4 simulation examinations to ace the PMP exam
  • Earn Industry-Recognized Certifications enhancing your credentials and employability within the US and beyond.
  • Exclusive Modules on the latest AI trends, such as generative AI, prompt engineering, explainable AI, and more
  • Capstone projects from 3 domains, 4 Harvard case studies, 17 hands-on projects and 15+ simulation exams
  • Access to Digital Materials from PMI(Audio-Video Content, Ebook, Assessments, Participant Guide)
  • We provide a 100% Money Back Guarantee with this program

Project Management Certification Advantage

This Professional Certificate Program in Project Management in partnership with UMass Amherst, equips you with the knowledge, skills, certifications, and global perspectives needed to pursue rewarding career opportunities in project management.

  • UMass Amherst

    In partnership with UMass Amherst

    • Receive a 3-credit elective transfer for UMass Amherst Online MBA
    • Receive UMass Amherst certificate of completion
    • Become a member of the UMass Amherst Alumni Association with access to alumni networks
  • Project Management Certificate

    PMI Authorized Training Partner

    • Learn from experienced PMI-accredited trainers | Become proficient in Project Management methodologies
    • Real-world case studies authored by HBS professors and other top business school educators
    • Analyze business situations and different aspect of managerial decision-making

Project Management Certification Details

Professional Certificate Program in Project Management will cover strategization and management - project, program, risk, quality, complexity, customer-centric digital transformation, PMO implementation, and agile and scrum skills; and will help you earn 146 PDUs for maintaining PMI certifications

Learning Path

    • This project management course covers new trends, emerging practices, tailoring considerations, and core competencies required of a project management professional.
    • Greater emphasis on strategic & business knowledge,
    • Section on the role of the project manager in both large and small companies.
    • Introduces best practices of Agile and the nuances of the Scrum methodology,
    • Enhances your ability to develop and deliver high-quality products.
    • Maximize business value and mitigate potential risks.
    • Master end-to-end project management by learning the most popular project management tool today.
    • Get a comprehensive understanding of project planning and scheduling, resource pooling and consolidation, customized reporting, and the latest Microsoft Project features.
    • Enhance your ability to manage and deliver complex projects efficiently from start to finish.
    • This course will help you establish a PMO to capture and propagate the best practices in project management.
    • Monitor whether the projects are aligned with the strategic objective of the organization, or transition from crisis to Control; the knowledge of implementing PMO gives you an unprecedented advantage over your competitors.
    • For a growth-oriented professional who want to look beyond just project management
    • This Project Management Capstone is your final step in the learning path and gives you an opportunity to implement the skills you have learned during this program.
    • Supported by dedicated mentoring sessions,
    • Learn to solve a real, industry-aligned problem.
    • Showcase your project management expertise to future employers.
Electives:
    • Master risk management processes 
    • Provides structured and objective approach needed to address and manage project uncertainty.
    • Learn to perform a risk planning exercise, master identification and analysis, and control both known and unknown project risks.
    • Master risk management processes
    • Learn the structured and objective approach needed to address and manage project uncertainty.
    • Perform a risk planning exercise, master identification and analysis, and control both known and unknown project risks.
    • Learn to develop enterprise projects with the Lean Six Sigma Green Belt certification online program.
    • Aligned to the IASSC exam
    • This course integrates the DMAIC and Lean methodologies with case studies
    • Acquire the skills required to play a leading role in organizational growth.
    • This course leverages digital technologies and design thinking—a powerful problem-solving process
    • Transform your business strategies and objectives.
    • Learn how to build a solid action plan, foster customer-focused innovation, and drive a digital culture within your organization.
    • Attend live Gen AI masterclasses & learn how you can leverage it to streamline workflows and enhance efficiency
    • These cutting-edge masterclasses are conducted by industry experts, where you delve deep into AI-powered creativity, understanding various concepts & topics related to generative AI.

Skills Covered

  • Project Management
  • Agile Management
  • Project Risk Management
  • Lean Management
  • Organizational Skills
  • Digital Transformation
  • Design Thinking
  • Customer experience design
  • Leadership Skills
  • Cost Management
  • Planning and Forecasting

Tools Covered

JiramsofficeMicrosoft ExcelDMAIC

Case Studies and Projects

  • Project 1

    ERP Implementation by Bombardier

    Navigate through the challenges of ERP implementation for a large-scale project. Drive major organization transformation while implementing ERP to gain maximum benefit.

  • Project 2

    Good Shepherd Pharmacy Blockchain System

    Design a series of small-scale pilot tests to evaluate the technical, operational, and economic feasibility of a blockchain pharmacy system that will bypass industry middlemen.

  • Project 3

    EVCard Pioneering CarSharing in China

    Through EVCard's journey, a car-sharing business in China, learn about changing market environment, building competitive advantage through rapid learning and product iteration.

  • Project 4

    Era of Quality at the Akshaya Patra Foundation

    Step into the shoes of Muralidhar, Ex- Director of Quality at TAPF to reduce cooking-to-consumption time as the number of children increases.

  • Project 5

    Capstone 1 Planning for Hypergrowth

    Capture the requirements for creating a launch plan to respond to the massive growth opportunity posed by the pandemic, and perform a risk analysis of possible outcomes.

  • Project 6

    Capstone 2 Agile Scrum for Rapid Innovation

    Create a launch plan for implementing Agile Scrum methodology for development to support continuous rapid innovation.

Disclaimer - The projects have been built leveraging real publicly available data-sets of the mentioned organizations.

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Program Advisors

  • Bryan Campbell

    Bryan Campbell

    President at 7 C's Consulting and Agile Project and Program Manager

    Bryan Campbell is a highly respected Agile Coach and Project Manager with more than 25 years of experience managing projects, programs and PMOs around the world.  He specializes in agile transformation for enterprise, scale PMOs.

  • Sachin Goswami

    Sachin Goswami

    PMI Authorised Trainer

    Experienced senior Project Management consultant with a diverse industry experience across sectors. Skilled in Performance Improvement, Project Delivery, Project Management,Customer Relationship Management (CRM), and Training Delivery.

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Become a Project Management Expert

The Global Project Management Market is expected to reach at US$ 7 Bn by 2027 at a CAGR of 14.93% between the period 2019-2027.

Job Icon33%

Growth in Jobs of Project Management Profiles by 2027

Source: PMI®
Job Icon88 Million Jobs

Estimated for Project Management Professionals by 2027

Source: PMI®
Job Icon$88K

Average Annual Salary

Source: Glassdoor

Batch Profile

This program caters to professionals from various industries & backgrounds; the diversity of students adds richness to class discussions and interactions.

  • The class consists of learners from excellent organizations and diverse industries
    Industry
    Information Technology - 34%Consulting - 10%Healthcare - 12%Manufacturing - 13%Construction - 10%Others - 21%
    Companies
    Project Management course learners from Accenture, Charlotte
    Project Management course learners from Intel, Charlotte
    Project Management course learners from Adobe, Charlotte
    Project Management course learners from Wipro, Charlotte
    Project Management course learners from Qualcomm, Charlotte
    Project Management course learners from Microsoft, Charlotte
    Project Management course learners from Emirate, Charlotte
    Project Management course learners from Bank of America, Charlotte
    Project Management course learners from Oracle, Charlotte
    Project Management course learners from Pfizer, Charlotte
    Project Management course learners from Amazon, Charlotte
    Project Management course learners from IBM, Charlotte

Learner Reviews

Admission Details

Eligibility Criteria

For admission to this program candidates must possess

At least 18 years old and have a high school diploma or equivalent
3-5 years of work experience preferred for PMP exam
Programming or non-programming background

Admission Fee & Financing

Admission fee for the Professional Certificate Program in project management is $ 3,000. For Admissions and University Inquiries reach out to:bootcamp_admissions@simplilearn.net

Financing Options

We are dedicated to making our programs accessible. We are committed to helping you find a way to budget for this program and offer a variety of financing options to make it more economical.

Pay in Installments

You can pay monthly installments for Post Graduate Programs using Splitit, ClimbCredit or Klarna payment option with low APR and no hidden fees.

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Other Payment Options

We provide the following options for one-time payment

  • Credit Card
  • Paypal

$ 3,000

Program Cohorts

Next Cohort

    • Date

      Time

      Batch Type

    • Program Induction

      26 Jul, 2024

      09:00 CDT

    • Regular Classes

      24 Aug, 2024 - 30 Nov, 2024

      09:00 - 13:00 CDT

      Weekend (Sat - Sun)

Other Cohorts

    • Date

      Time

      Batch Type

    • Program Induction

      25 Oct, 2024

      10:00 CDT

    • Regular Classes

      26 Oct, 2024 - 24 Jan, 2025

      10:00 - 14:00 CDT

      Weekend (Sat - Sun)

Got questions regarding upcoming cohort dates?

Project Management Certification FAQs

  • What is a Project Management Certification?

    Project Management certifications are official credentials awarded to professionals who have a certain amount of experience and have displayed a certain level of competency and knowledge in project management. Coveted institutions like the Project Management Institute (PMI) and PRINCE2 offer globally recognized project management certifications, including PMP, CAPM, and PRINCE2 practitioner certifications. Obtaining a project management certification often involves clearing an exam conducted by the certifying body and meeting certain educational and professional requirements.

  • Which companies are the top employers of project management professionals in Charlotte?

    The top employers of project management professionals include:

    • HSBC

    • Schneider Electric

    • Honeywell

    • American Express

    • Bosch

  • What is the average salary of a project management certified professional in Charlotte?

    A project manager in Charlotte earns an average annual salary of $158,112 in the United States. Professionals with 10 to 20 years of experience in this field have the potential to earn up to $248,567 annually.

  • What are the top job titles in the field of project management in Charlotte?

    PMI states that the demand for project managers is growing faster than the demand for workers in other occupations. By 2027, companies will need an estimated 88 million people in project management-focused roles. Becoming a project management professional can significantly boost your career prospects and you can aim for ambitious job roles such as:

    • Project director

    • Senior project manager

    • Program manager

    • Team lead

    • Project Management Officer (PMO)

  • Which industries are most suitable for project management professionals in Charlotte?

    Project managers are required in almost all sectors but mainly in the following:

    • Information Technology (IT)

    • Manufacturing

    • Finance

    • Healthcare

  • What are the best advanced-level courses in project management in Charlotte?

    The best project management courses for advanced learners include:

    • Business Analyst Master’s Program

    • PMP® Plus Master’s Program

    • PMP® Renewal Pack

    • Digital Project Manager

  • What are the best intermediate courses in project management in Charlotte?

    The best project management courses for intermediate learners include:

    • PMP® Certification

    • PRINCE2 Foundation and Practitioner

    • CBAP® - Certified Business Analysis Professional

    • PMI-RMP® Certification

    • PMI-PgMP® Certification

    • MSP® Foundation and Practitioner

  • What are the best foundational courses in project management for beginners in Charlotte?

    The best courses in project management for beginners include:

    • PRINCE2® Foundation

    • CAPM® - Certified Associate of Project Management

    • CCBA® - Certification of Capability in Business Analysis

    • Introduction to Project Management

  • Who are the instructors for project management certification in Charlotte and how are they selected?

    Our highly qualified instructors are industry experts with years of relevant industry experience. Each of them has gone through a rigorous selection process that includes profile screening, technical evaluation, and a training demo before they are certified to train for us. We also ensure that only those trainers with a high alumni rating remain part of our faculty.

  • What certification will I receive after completing the Project Management certification in Charlotte?

    When you have completed the Project Management certification in Charlotte, you will receive a course completion certificate along with a 35-hour PDU certificate. Simplilearn does not administer the PMP® certification, but once you have passed that exam, you will receive the prestigious PMP® certification from the Project Management Institute.

  • What is pass rate of Project Management Certification in Charlotte?

    We have a pass rate of 99.9%. Our pass rate statistics have been derived by tracking the number of students who were unable to pass the exam in the 1st attempt and comparing that number to our total enrollment figures.

  • How long does it take to get a project management certification in Charlotte?

    Project management certifications in Charlotte offered to differ in their program duration and the requirements for completion. Post Graduate Program in Project Management, in partnership with UMass, is a 6-month Bootcamp program that provides you the skills you need to grab the best global project management opportunities as soon as you complete the course. You will need to spend between 5 and 10 hours a week with this program so that you adhere to the program schedule and achieve the level of understanding of concepts desired.

  • What are the technical requirements to learn Project Management certification in Charlotte?

    In general, there aren’t any prerequisites to starting to learn project management certification in Charlotte. However, certification courses including this Post Graduate Program in Project Management, in partnership with the University of Massachusetts Amherst require varied prerequisites, as determined by the certification body. For this project management program, any individual with a bachelor’s degree in any discipline or possessing at least 5 years of work experience qualifies.

  • What is the best project management certification to have in Charlotte?

    Choosing the best project management certification in Charlotte depends on your learning and career objectives, and where you are in your career when taking the certification. For an individual beginning their career, there are plenty of fundamental courses that help them understand the basics of project management. As you move up your career and choose career paths that align with your aspirations, you will find that you require different certifications to boost your progress. Another approach is to take up a comprehensive program that not just prepares you for the top project management certifications but provides you the knowledge and skills which you can start applying immediately on course completion. This PGP in Project Management, in partnership with UMass, is a unique bootcamp program that offers you this flexibility and opportunity.

  • Who should apply for project management certification in Charlotte?

    While different project management certifications have different candidate prerequisites, this PGP in Project Management, in partnership with the University of Massachusetts Amherst requires its candidates to have a bachelor’s degree in any area or discipline or have at least 5 years of professional work experience.

  • What to expect from the project management certification in Charlotte?

    A project management certification in Charlotte provides you the stamp of approval of possessing the requisite set of project management skills as determined by the certification body. In case of the PGP in Project Management, in partnership with the UMass, Amherst, program graduates will learn to manage quality, risk, and complexity, understand the strategy, implement best practices and learn the frameworks, tools, and skills required to drive transformational projects in an organization.

  • What is the best study guide for project management certification in Charlotte?

    If you are looking for a fundamental understanding of project management, Simplilearn offers many articles and free guides on the topic. For certification-related learning, each certification body prescribed their own study material, such as the Project Management Body of Knowledge (PMBOK) prescribed by PMI. This PGP in Project Management is also a great way to prepare for any PMI-related project management certifications.

  • Which institution in Charlotte is globally recognized to give certification in project management?

    PMI in Charlotte is a globally recognized project management certification body. However, programs offered by Simplilearn like this Post Graduate Program in Project Management are aligned with the PMI standards and are also in partnership with UMass, Amherst, offering learners with not just a globally recognized certification, but many more additional features including masterclasses from the UMass, Amherst faculty.

  • What are the benefits of project management certification in Charlotte?

    A project management certification in Charlotte especially those like Simplilearn’s Post Graduate Program in Project Management in partnership with UMass, Amherst offers a host of benefits.

    • It adds tremendous value to your resume

    • Provides industry-recognition

    • They are globally-recognized

    • Offers the project management skills that companies need right now and for the future

    • Opens us a lot many opportunities, more lucrative and exciting than what you had earlier

    • Serves as a strong validation to your professional progress and can help substantially fast-track your career

  • Disclaimer
  • PMP, PMI, PMBOK, CAPM, PgMP, PfMP, ACP, PBA, RMP, SP, and OPM3 are registered marks of the Project Management Institute, Inc.