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Project Management Courses typically range from a few weeks to several months, with fees varying based on program and institution.

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Post Graduate Program in Project Management

Cohort Starts: 22 Jun, 2024

6 Months$ 3,000
PMP® Plus36 Months$ 1,849

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Project Management Course Advisors

  • Alan Robinson

    Alan Robinson

    Professor - Operations Management, University of Massachusetts Amherst

    Alan Robinson is a full-time professor at the Isenberg School of Management of UMass, a consultant and book author specializing in managing ideas (idea-generation and idea-driven organization) and building high-performance organizations, creativity, innovation, quality, and lean management.

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  • 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.

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  • Dr. Christopher Burke

    Dr. Christopher Burke

    Assistant Professor of Instruction

    Dr. Christopher Burke teaches undergraduate and MBA courses in Program Management, Operations Management, Information Technology (IT) Management, and Procurement and Supplier Management. 

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  • Jeff Allen

    Jeff Allen

    Project Management and Agile Expert, Consultant, Author

    Jeff Allen is a highly regarded project management and Agile expert with more than 15 years of experience at large companies like Compaq and HP. As an Agile Coach, he has mentored over 5000 professionals globally.

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  • Ravikumar Krishnan

    Ravikumar Krishnan

    LinkedIN: Top Project Management Voice

    Ravikumar Krishnan is an PMI authorised trainer with over 21 years of experience in VLSI design and IT management. He is highly proficient in project, program, portfolio, and quality management, holding certifications in PMP, PgMP and PfMP from PMI and a Lean Six Sigma Master Black Belt.

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  • 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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  • Tim Jerome

    Tim Jerome

    Project Management Expert and Evangelist

    Tim Jerome is an international project management expert with over 15 years of experience at companies like Intel and Digital Network Services. A former president of the PMI Rio Grande Chapter, Tim is also a PMP instructor with over 10 years of experience in addition to his consulting experience.

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Project Management Learner's Reviews

  • Giuseppe Giuffrida

    Giuseppe Giuffrida

    Product Engineer Manager

    The best part about the course is its flexibility and allowing participants to learn at their own pace. A great learning experience, overall!

  • Gerhard Van Der Westhuizen

    Gerhard Van Der Westhuizen

    Development Manager at Atterbury Property Developments

    Simplilearn is one of the best online training providers available. The training was very informative and the quality of the presentation was of a high standard and very helpful.

  • Shilpa Bille

    Shilpa Bille

    Assistant Vice President at Deutsche Bank Group

    The trainer is just amazing - brilliant, witty, has a vast knowledge of the subject as well as the industry. He gave practical and current examples and kept the session interactive. I liked the wa the training was conducted, the trainer's expertise, the course content, real-life examples and the way the course was facilitated.

  • Ankur Rawat

    Ankur Rawat

    AGC Networks LTD

    This was an excellent training program. A big shout out for the trainer, for training us so well. I are more confident, and clear on the PMP course. Looking forward to get certified soon. A big thanks to the trainer and Simplilearn!

  • Corey Wisneski

    Corey Wisneski

    Research Scientist @Battelle

    The trainer is a wonderful teacher, he maintained a good pace, and was very patient. Highly recommended!

  • Tim Oke

    Tim Oke

    The course content was structured well. I value the extra information and insights provided by the trainer. The trainer is doing an excellent job in handling the class/students, and he adds great value to the training through his experience.

  • Kari Johnson

    Kari Johnson

    Supply Chain Manager

    This is the first online course I have taken, and I have been very pleased with what I have been able to learn. I will look forward to use Simplilearn, to further my knowledge in the future.

  • Jodie Toliver

    Jodie Toliver

    Sr. Technical Project Manager

    The course was an excellent opportunity to review & discuss each of the knowledge areas. Mike shows a genuine interest in the groups success & really makes an effort for the team. I am very happy to have mike as a facilitator & a subject matter expert. Great stories.

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    Angelina Lavey

    Consultant - ICD10/RCM at UMMC

    The Support Team does an excellent job working with the students. I will use Simplilearn services again. Thank you.

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    Saad AlHermi

    Customer Project Manager @Ericsson AB

    Simplilearn's training strategy is unique! The combination of online materials, online weekly classes and sample tests makes it a one of a kind and guarantees that each candidate is well prepared to Pass!

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    Conley Moore

    Director of IT - Product Quest/Ei SolutionWorks @ Ei - A Pharmaceutical SolutionWorks™

    If anyone is looking for an online PMP training or any other career certifications, Simplilearn is the place to start. The content is good and the trainers are very helpful. I highly recommend Simplilearn.

  • Nancy Knight-Brown

    Nancy Knight-Brown

    Certificates Supervisor at Marsh USA, Inc

    The instructor had a very good knowledge on the subject, and the ability to teach and give attention to entire group of learners was appreciable.

  • J Schneider

    J Schneider

    President/Co-Founder at 64-4 Consulting Inc.

    Training was really good, it was easy to follow. The trainer was very knowledgeable, and provided great examples throughout the training.

  • Chuck Muir

    Chuck Muir

    Good overview of PMBOK PMP concepts. Provided examples in the form of the different types of inputs, and tools. Moreover, participants bring examples of a project they have worked on to use in discussion, which was really helpful.

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    Shadi Jabbour

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Best Project Management Courses For Advancing Your Career

In the fie­ld of project management, advancing in one's career often hinge­s on a crucial decision, which certification to pursue? It goe­s beyond being just a piece­ of paper; it becomes a strate­gic move capable of reshaping your professional path. This article serves as your guiding compass in the realm of project management courses, pointing you towards the most beneficial options available. 

FAQs Related to Project Management Courses

  • What is Project Management?

    Project management involves planning and organizing a project and its resources. The process involves identifying and managing the project lifecycle, incorporating it into the user-centered design process, organizing the project team, and ensuring that it is successful throughout all of the phases of the project.

    The process of planning, managing, and organizing projects is a task full of responsibilities, and project management involves the execution of all these essential tasks of an organization. Project management involves team members and managers who set predefined goals and objectives and take the responsibility of managing these teams and delivering work on time.

    Every project team works under a project manager who sets goals, communicates with team members and manages and plans project deliverables, making project management the process of planning tasks and turning them into successful projects.

    As per the Project Management Institute (PMI), project management is the application of knowledge, skills, tools, and techniques to project activities to meet the project requirements. The processes of project management are divided into five groups, namely:

    • Initiating
    • Planning
    • Executing
    • Monitoring and controlling
    • Closing

    Why Is Project Management Important?

    Project management is essential for all organizations because it plays an integral role in an organization's day-to-day operations and overall growth. The project management process involves planning tasks, leading project teams, and delivering successful projects on time. Project managers study the project life cycle, assign tasks to team members, deal with project risks, support the ongoing process, and perform every other responsibility that results in a project’s success.

    Importance of Project Management


    Project management is extremely important for every organization. From planning a project to executing and delivering it timely, project management helps organizations fulfill their goals and deliver high-quality work to their clients. Project management involves planning, decision-making, problem-solving, time management, risk management, and many more crucial actions that contribute toward the success of projects. 

    Project management ensures that there is better organization, planning, collaboration, coordination, and communication. It also involves strategies that help in achieving consistent results. Thus, an organization cannot meet its goals without proper project management methodologies and a skilled professional who has mastered project management skills and is well aware of the project management framework. 
     

    What Are the Areas of Project Management?


    Scope Management:  Helps in identifying the scope of the project and accelerates long-term management. 

    Schedule Management: This is where the tasks are organized, the deadlines or the duration of the projects are monitored. Schedule management ensures the timely delivery of projects. 

    Cost Management: This refers to the evaluation of budget, the estimation of the cost of the project, and implementation strategies to reduce expenses of the organization. 

    Quality Management: Ensuring the quality of projects delivered is up to the mark and meets the requirements of clients. Quality management is an essential part of project management and a project manager implements strategies to improve quality or maintain a consistent quality.
     
    Resource Management: The practice of allocating people, scheduling and planning resources, and allocating resources for a project. 

    Communication Management: Communication is the key to organize, control, and deliver projects. Communication is also a powerful tool to interact with the teams working on projects and the clients. 
      
    Risk Management: Every project has some risk factors involved thus, risk management is the process of identifying these risk factors and managing or resolving them.

    Procurement Management: This is the strategic approach for optimizing and managing the quality of goods, services, and products.
     
    Stakeholder Management: This management method approach is implemented for monitoring and organizing relationships with stakeholders, identifying their needs, and implementing plans accordingly.
     
    Integration Management: This approach concerns the coordination of all the elements involved in a project. 
     

  • What are the best foundational Project Management courses for beginners?

    The best programs 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

  • What are the best intermediate Project Management courses available?

    The best intermediate programs in project management 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 advanced-level Project Management courses?

    The best advanced-level programs in project management include:

    • Post Graduate Program In Project Management
    • PMP® Plus Master’s Program
    • PMP® Renewal Pack
    • Digital Project Manager

  • What is the job market outlook for Project Management Courses?

    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 22 million people in project management-focused roles.

  • What are the top job titles in the field of Project Management?

    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)

  • What are the qualities required for Project Managers?

    The career path of a project manager requires the following attributes:

    • Strong communication skills
    • Advanced organizational skills
    • Ability to handle multiple tasks


    Achieving industry certifications gives you a greater edge if you aspire to become a project manager. If you are new to this field, the Certified Associate in Project Management (CAPM) is a solid entry-level certification. Next, you can go for Project Management Professional (PMP) certification, which is the most important globally-acknowledged credential for project managers.

  • What is the average salary of a Project Management Professional (PMP)?

    A project manager earns an average annual salary of $112,410 in the United States. Professionals with 10 to 20 years of experience in this field have the potential to earn up to $153,000 annually.

  • Which industries are most suitable for Project Management Professionals (PMP)?

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

    • Information Technology (IT)
    • Manufacturing
    • Finance
    • Healthcare

  • Which companies are the top employers of Project Management Professionals?

    The top employers of project management professionals include:

    • HSBC
    • Schneider Electric
    • Honeywell
    • American Express
    • Bosch

  • If I want to cancel my enrollment for Project Management Course, can I get a refund?

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


    * Disclaimer
    All programs are offered on a non-credit basis and are not transferable to a degree.

  • What are the Project Management Courses provided by Simplilearn?

    Simplilearn offers a range of Project Management Courses. Apart from this Post Graduate Program in Project Management, you can explore other Simplilearn courses like:

    • Digital Project Manager Master’s Program
    • PMP Plus Master’s Program
    • PMP Certification training
    • PRINCE2 Foundation and Practitioner
    • CAPM Course
    • Introduction to Project Management

  • Who can take up a Project Management Course?

    Any professional seeking a project management career can take up this training program. It is best suited for project managers, team leads, Project Management Officers (PMOs), Scrum Masters, software developers, and project executives.

  • Is there any financial aid provided for Project Management Courses?

    To ensure money is not a barrier in the path of learning, we offer various financing options to help ensure that this program is financially manageable. Please refer to our “Admissions Fee and Financing” section for more details.

  • Do Project Management Courses require coding experience?

    No, a project management course does not require any coding experience.

  • Which is the Best Project Management Course?

    The best project management course is the one that helps you build a strong foundation in the project management field. Apart from the theoretical concepts, it includes case studies, interactive quizzes, industry projects, simulation exams, and career assistance to help you land your dream job. It also prepares you to pass industry-recognized credentials like PMP Certification and PRINCE2 certification.

  • Project Phases, Life Cycles, and Incorporating User-Centered Design Principles

    A skilled project manager is well aware of the project management phases, the project lifecycle, and how to incorporate USD or User-centered design principles into the management process. Project phases involve five major steps, including initiation, planning, execution, monitoring and control, and closure. These phases play a significant role in breaking down the roles and responsibilities and completing the project in a timely manner. 

    The five phases of project management also relate to the project lifecycle; this helps create a sequence of project progress, process groups, and execute tasks timely. Besides initiating the project phases, project managers also incorporate user-centered design processes. An interactive process, UCD focuses on user experience and project design. This helps in developing a deeper understanding of project frameworks, goals, environment, workflows, etc.  
     

    Project Plan And Charter Agreement

    A part of the project management documentation, the project charter refers to the document that is a brief record of the planned project. Project charter agreements help in creating a roadmap for the project teams, defining objectives and goals, understanding stakeholders, evaluating project scope, and much more. 

    A project charter contributes a lot toward the management plan as it concerns goals, approaches, and deliverables of the project. In other words, a project charter serves as an official written record, to begin with a project and execute it. 

    Creating A Schedule

    Creating a proper schedule is very essential in project management. It not only helps project teams stick to deadlines and deliver work timely but also, the work quality is enhanced. A fixed schedule helps maintain discipline, manage project and sequence activities, estimate work completion, and organize the entire project. 

    What Is A Project?

    A project can be defined as a sequence of tasks that is assigned to a team of professionals. A project always has a deadline, meaning these sequences of tasks are expected to get completed in a stipulated time mentioned by a project manager. A project has predefined goals and objectives that organizations must meet to bring a favorable outcome.  
     

  • What Is the Difference Between Project Management and Program Management?

    Project Management VS. Program Management

    There is a stark difference between project management and program management. Project management refers to the task of organizing, planning, and executing projects. The project managers manage risks, allocate resources, and track the progress of the projects. These professionals also implement strategies to meet goals and deliver projects on time.

    On the other hand, program management is more focused on long-term plans, it does not have any fixed deadlines to follow. A program manager entails a program with various projects and is responsible for managing several organizational projects at a time. A program manager has greater responsibilities toward organizational performance. The manager applies the necessary knowledge and techniques to achieve the organization’s goals.   


    Project Management VS. Project Portfolio Management


    Project management is more focused on achieving the short-term project goals of an organization. In contrast, project portfolio management is more concerned with achieving the long-term goals of an organization. Project management is more dedicated towards undertaking a series of tasks and delivering them on a stipulated time. Similarly, portfolio management prioritizes objectives, business values, risks, and other factors that affect the long term.  
     

  • What Are the 5 Steps In the Project Management Process?

    Project Management Process

    Project management is a wide area of management that mainly focuses on organizing, planning, and executing projects and delivering them to clients on time. This vast area of management can be broken down into smaller stages that begin with initiating the project and end with the successful completion of the tasks. The five crucial steps of the project management process are: 

    1. Project Initiation

    The initial stage in the project life cycle, the project initiation process, involves the research required to begin a project. Initiation is the key stage of every project because it involves understanding major stakeholders, analyzing resources, establishing an objective, and setting up the goals that will be followed. The initiation stage is the most vital stage of project management as it involves key decisions and research that eventually lead to a final decision.  

    2. Project Planning

    The second stage is all about planning. How the project will be executed, what time will be taken for project completion, what will be the goals and objectives, what deadlines the project teams will follow, and hows and whys to decide. Planning is essential in project management because it helps organize tasks, determine the challenges, evaluate deadlines, and lead toward the execution and closure of the project.  

    3. Project Execution

    The third stage is where the planning is put into action. Project managers explain the tasks to the project teams, and the members begin to work on the assigned tasks while keeping in mind the guidelines, objectives, and deadlines. This is also the stage where the project scope has been approved, and the stakeholders have been identified.   

    4. Project Monitoring and Control

    This is the stage where project managers keep track of the work that has been assigned to project teams. The manager also evaluates the project performance and creates reports, and ensures the deadlines are met. After reviewing the status from project teams, the managers finally move towards the last stage, which is, delivering the complete projects to clients on time. 

    5. Project Closure 

    The last stage very obviously concerns the project deliverables. A project manager analyzes the completed project and delivers them to the client. This results in the closure of a project and marks the end of a project lifecycle.    

    What Types of Project Management Exist?

    There are multiple types of project management that one needs to be aware of. Generally, the types of project management that are incorporated frequently in day-to-day operations of an organization include: 

    Waterfall Project Management

    The most straightforward way of managing a project, waterfall project management includes a clearly defined sequence that is implemented for completing tasks. This management approach is implemented into project phases to follow a linear process from the beginning to the end. This management approach helps managers in designing a sequential project plan and manage projects accordingly.  

    Agile Project Management

    APM or Agile Project Management is the most efficient and flexible model of management. This helps in breaking down projects into bits or several phases. APM is considered the most interactive and effective approach for managing the software development process. 

    Scrum Project Management

    A type of management that is more focused on feedback and interaction, Scrum project management involves brief communications among team members and clients. Interaction here is the key to the completion of the project; therefore, the clients play an integral role in project development. 

    Lean Project Management (or Lean Manufacturing)

    This type of project management incorporates lean principles and techniques. In other words, lean project management follows the pathway of lean manufacturing, that is, manufacturing a project with less waste and more value. 

    Kanban Method

    A popular framework for project management, the Kanban method that emphasizes in limiting WIP or work-in-progress and visualizing work to maintain a continuous workflow. The Kanban method is widely accepted in project management and software development and was originally introduced by Toyota Production System.  

    Six Sigma

    A project management method that is more focused on the requirements of customers, Six Sigma is widely accepted for reducing errors, and waste, and enhancing processes and efficiency. This management method ensures the customer satisfaction is increased. 

    Critical Path Method (CPM)

    A type of management analysis, CPM or the Critical Path Method is the most appropriate way for project managers to create an appropriate schedule. This method helps in easily identifying the tasks that need to be prioritized and the ones that require re-scheduling. This management method also helps in identifying the longest sequence of dependent tasks. 

    Critical Chain Project Management

    This project management methodology focuses on managing project schedules and resources to maximize efficiency and also improve the time of project completion. This methodology uses the process of critical chain, which helps create and identify the longest chain of dependent tasks. 

    PRINCE2

    This methodology follows a project-based approach and is most effective in organizing and controlling projects. 

    What Are the Key Project Management Roles?

    Project management is not limited to a single responsibility; it involves several roles and responsibilities; therefore, project managers play a very important role in an organization. Some key roles and responsibilities of project management are as follows:

    • Creating a project plan and organizing work accordingly.

    • Setting a guideline that project team members will follow. 

    • Identifying the project objectives and setting a goal for the project.

    • Leading project teams and explained to them the needs of the project.

    • Setting deadlines and ensuring the projects get completed on time and delivered to clients successfully.

    • Decoding complex projects and making it simple for team members to understand and work on them. 

    • Dealing with project risks and bringing solutions.

    • Motivating team members to deliver their best.

    • Evaluating project budget. 

    • Communicating with clients and managing projects according to their needs. 

    How to Start a Project Management Career

    Anyone with leadership, management, communication, and time management skills can easily become a successful project manager. To start a successful project management career, one must follow the steps that lead to career development and success.

    • Earn a bachelor’s, master’s or equivalent degree in management, business, and other similar fields. 

    • Pursuing a diploma or a post-graduate course that focuses on ct management methodologies. 

    • Developing skills that are mandatory in a project manager’s day-to-day role.

    • Gaining experience through internships. 

    • Finding an ideal project manager role to build a successful career finally.   

    How Much Does a Project Manager Make?

    A project manager enjoys a lucrative career as this position is always in high demand. Project managers can work in every field that requires experts to manage projects and teams. In India, various surveys say that the average annual salary of a skilled project manager is somewhere between INR 12 lakhs to 15 lakhs. The starting salary of a project manager can be between 4 to 5 lakhs per annum. 

    What Skills Are Needed to Succeed In Project Management?

    To succeed in the field of project management and become a skilled project manager who prioritizes organizational growth and success, many skills are required. Some of the key skills that are needed to handle day-to-day management successfully include:

    • Technical skills

    • Soft skills like communication and problem-solving

    • Leadership or people management skills

    • Time management

    • Critical thinking

    • Organizational skills

    • Collaboration skills

    • Management skills and familiarity with the management processes 

    • Ability to work under pressure

    • Familiar with management tools and techniques

    • Software skills

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