• 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

This project management training in Jersey City teaches essential project management approaches such as project quality, risk, complexity management, PMO implementation, digital transformation, and agile and scrum skills. In addition, attendees receive 146 PDUs to go toward their PMI certification renewal by completing Simplilearn's project management course in Jersey City.

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, Jersey City
    Project Management course learners from Intel, Jersey City
    Project Management course learners from Adobe, Jersey City
    Project Management course learners from Wipro, Jersey City
    Project Management course learners from Qualcomm, Jersey City
    Project Management course learners from Microsoft, Jersey City
    Project Management course learners from Emirate, Jersey City
    Project Management course learners from Bank of America, Jersey City
    Project Management course learners from Oracle, Jersey City
    Project Management course learners from Pfizer, Jersey City
    Project Management course learners from Amazon, Jersey City
    Project Management course learners from IBM, Jersey City

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.

  • Benefits of Enrolling into Online Project management Certification?

    There are several benefits of taking up online project management certifications:

    Flexibility: You choose your own pace of study for the online modules which makes it easy for you to balance learning with your job or family life.

    Accessibility: Course materials can be accessed from anywhere thus making it accessible for those without access to offline training facilities.

    Cost-Effective: Online courses usually cost less compared with conventional classrooms while also cutting travel and accommodation fees.

    Networking Opportunities: Many online programs have forums/groups where you interact with other professionals in the same field.

    Skill Enhancement: By gaining knowledge of current trends and best practices in project management, you can improve your work performance and increase your chances of promotions within the organization.

    Credential Recognition: Employers often prefer certified project managers over their non-certified peers, giving them an upper hand when seeking employment opportunities.

  • Who are the Advisors for this Project Manager certification, and how were they selected?

    The instructors of this Professional Certificate Program In Project Management awarded by Umass Amherst are industry leaders with decades of experience in project management who follow the comprehensive curriculum designed by the Umass Amherst academia. 

    The chief program advisors are:

    • Sachin Goswami: An experienced PMI trainer with vast experience in project management across diverse industries and expertise in Performance Improvement, Project Delivery, Project Management, Customer Relationship Management (CRM), and Training Delivery.

    • Bryan Campbell: President at 7 C's Consulting and Agile Project and Program Manager, and a highly respected Agile Coach and Project Manager yeilding more than 25 years of experience managing projects, programs, and creating PMOs worldwide.  His specializations include agile transformation for enterprises and scaling PMOs.

    Moreover, the learning support team consists of experts from Simplilearn who are ready to assist you with your learning goals 24/7.

  • What will be the expected salary range after earning Project management Certification?

    Earning a Project Management Certification, like PMP, can significantly boost salary expectations. For entry-level positions (0-3 years), the salary ranges from $60,000 to $80,000 annually. Mid-level professionals (3-10 years) can expect $85,000 to $110,000, while senior-level positions (10+ years) can exceed $150,000 annually.

    1. PMI Salary Survey: Comprehensive global salary insights.

    2. Glassdoor: Search salaries by job title and location.

    3. PayScale: Salary reports by experience, location, and industry.

    4. Indeed: Aggregated salaries from job postings and user data.

    These sources provide comprehensive insights for informed career decisions.

  • What will be the career path after completing the Project management certification?

    After completing a project management certification, your career will progress through stages of increased responsibility and significance. A typical career path of a project management certified professional will be as follows:

    • Entry level project manager roles: Starting at positions such as project coordinator, junior project manager or assistant project manager involved in planning and executing projects.

    • Mid-level project manager roles: Include roles such as project manager, program manager, or senior project manager. These positions entail managing bigger projects or handling multiple projects after a few years of experience in entry-level roles.

    • Senior level project manager roles: Covers senior titles such as Project management officer (PMO), Director, or portfolio manager and involves overseeing strategic project management initiatives for an organization coupled with leading teams doing project management. 

    • Specialized roles: Alternatively, you might want to specialize in certain fields like IT project management, construction project management, or agile project management to become a master in that particular domain.

    • Consultancy and leadership roles: Often, experienced project managers take on the roles of consultants, advising organizations on how they should operate. They may also become Chief Project Officers (CPOs) of an organization.

  • What is covered under the 24/7 Support promise?

    We offer 24/7 support through email, chat, and calls. We also have a dedicated team that provides on-demand assistance through our community forum. You will have lifetime access to the community forum, even after completion of your Project management certification Training with us.

  • What is the refund policy for this Project Management certification?

    Yes, you can cancel your enrollment if necessary. We will refund the course price after deducting an administration fee. To learn more, please read our Refund Policy.

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