Somewhere between your entry into the field of project management and the successful completion of the prestigious Project Management Institute Inc., Project Management Professional (PMP®) certification, lays a vast body of knowledge. The Center for Management Development has designed a program that develops a thorough understanding and practical application of the universally recognized tools every project manager needs to help ensure successful project planning from start to finish.
In addition, the skills you gain will complement your pursuit of the internationally recognized PMI PMP® Certification. The courses in this Master Certificate can be used to fulfill the 35 hours of Project Management Education that are required for the PMP® certification.
To complete a Master Certificate in Project Management, you must complete a total of 8 project management sessions.
There are three “Required” sessions and five “Elective” sessions.
- Agile Project Management for Today’s Project Leader – July 22 & 23, 2019
- Business Modeling & Data Analysis: Using Data to Make Better Decisions – November 14 & 15, 2019
- Increasing Influence for Project Managers – September 12 & 13, 2019
- Leading Project Teams – October 9 & 10, 2019
- Microsoft Project for Project Managers – May 27 & 28, 2020
- Project Management: Start Strong, Finish Strong – October 22 & 23, 2019
- Project Scheduling & Cost Management – April 16 & 17, 2019
- Risk Management – August 5, 2019
The Wichita Chapter of PMI is a partner with the Center for Management Development. The Wichita Chapter conducts two Certification Prep classes each year. One in the Spring and one in the Fall.
The 3-day, 24 hour class is taught by instructors that are PMP® certified, and the materials are from an approved PMI vendor.
Visit pmiwichita.org for details on the prep class and the Chapter events.
Visit pmi.org for certification requirements and timing.
Possessing the skills to successfully lead and manage projects is essential in the corporate business world. With projects that incorporate hundreds, if not thousands, of inputs, decision and resources it’s critical that you have the best tools and techniques at your disposal.
The 2018 Project Management Institute “Pulse of the Profession” survey classified organizations that had greater than 80% of their project completed on time, on budget and meeting the business intent as those organizations that valued project management training. 83% of those successful companies have on-going training that all their project managers participate in. Training can make or break the success of your organizational goals.
The Center for Management Development’s Master Certificate in Project Management develops your knowledge and ability to successfully use the processes and tools as outlined in the Project Management Institute, Inc., PMBOK® Guide, thus giving you a competitive edge in the marketplace. The PMI model and foundation are globally recognized as the gold standard by organizations.
Be capable, be competent, be successful, be marketable.
“I wish I would have had this course work prior to starting my last project. I have learned a great deal. Techniques and tips that I learned would hve helped make that project more successful.” Sonya Kellogg, Transition Manager, Hawker Beechcraft
“It was a very worthwhile experience that I absolutely do not regret. I look forward to other opportunities to attend CMD courses in the future. Thanks again!” Steve Terrell, Project Manager, BG Products.
Substitutions are free and must be done prior to the start of the class.
Cancellations or rescheduling must be received in writing and full refunds will be given up to four business days prior to the start of class.
Any cancellation or reschedule submitted with three or less business days notice is subject to a $35 charge on 1 or 2 day classes.
No refunds after the first day of the class.