Executive Certificate In Project Management Evening

Executive Certificate In Project Management Evening

Executive Certificate In Project Management (Evening)

Project management has become the business world’s most sought–after skill set. As business environments become more complex, organizations are challenged with addressing a seemingly unlimited supply of new projects with fewer resources. Increasingly, a greater reliance is placed on project managers to help organizations ensure approved projects are not only delivered on time and within budget but more importantly - project results must accomplish strategic objectives. Despite this growing need for project managers, keen competition is expected for project management positions. Candidates who are certified, or have specialized training and industry experience will realize the greatest opportunities to advance and succeed. Small and large organizations alike will benefit from employees who have the critical knowledge needed to lead successful projects!

According to the Bureau of Labor Statistics, as project management becomes more widely-recognized, employers across industries are seeking employees with project management skills. Further, those with project management skills are proven to be of greater value to organizations as they coordinate and implement projects which benefit the organization as a whole.


Live Virtual
Sept. 9 - Dec. 15, 2024
6:30pm - 10:00pm
84 - 105 Hours - PDUs
8.4 - 10.5 CEUs
24 - 28



Florida Atlantic University’s Executive Certificate in Project Management uses a practical and academic approach to cover the fundamentals of the internationally-accepted A Guide to the Project Management Body of Knowledge (PMBOK® Guide). The curriculum covers the Project Management domains, exploring each one and their interdependencies in the project lifecycle in depth. All participants will engage in group exercises to apply the tools learned in the classroom and are expected to complete a final project which will demonstrate practical application and mastery of project management methodology.

Participants who enroll in the Executive Certificate in Project Management also have the option to attend an intensive 21-hour preparatory course for the Project Management Professional (PMP)® certification exam.

An Executive Certificate in Project Management will be awarded upon completion of the program demonstrating the knowledge, comprehension, and understanding of the material. (The preparatory course is optional, and is intended for students who wish to pursue PMP® certification in addition to the Executive Certificate).



Using presentations, lessons, and group assignments, this course will walk through the entire life cycle of a project, using A Guide to the Project Management Body of Knowledge (PMBOK® Guide) as a basis.

Participants who take the course will:

  • Understand how projects are selected and initiated
  • Build an integrated Project Management Plan and other key planning and controlling documents
  • Learn how to apply good project management skills in many different types of projects through lecture, discussions, and practice
  • Learn skills to develop relationships and better communicate with project stakeholders
  • Learn methods to keep the project on track, successfully complete the project, and transition the results to the appropriate stakeholders
  • Build relationships and networking opportunities with other participants through discussion and group activities


Candidates for this class include:

  • Individuals who are pursuing a career in the field of project management and/or who have experience in the field, but no formal training
  • Individuals who desire to earn a PMI® credential
  • Certified PMP’s who wish to obtain refresher training PMI® recommended good practices

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PMI® has set the following PMP® and CAPM® Certification requirements:

  • A four-year degree
  • 36 months leading projects
  • 35 hours of project management education/training or CAPM® Certification


  • A high school diploma or an associate’s degree (or global equivalent)
  • 60 months leading projects
  • 35 hours of project management education/training or CAPM® Certification

CAPM® Eligibility Requirements:

  • To be eligible for the CAPM® certification, you need a high school diploma or global equivalent and must meet the educational requirement.

Educational Background

Secondary diploma (high school diploma/global equivalent)

AND Project Management Education

23 contact hours of formal education

Specific certification requirements as set forth by The Project Management Institute (PMI)® can be located at www.PMI.org.

PMP®, CAPM®, PMI-SP®, PMI-RMP®, PMI-PBA®, and PMI-ACP® are registered marks of the Project Management Institute, Inc.

  • Textbook: A Guide to the Project Management Body of Knowledge (PMBOK® Guide) & Agile Practice Guide. *
  • Presentations, Lessons, and Assignments provided to participants in a student workbook
  • Microsoft Office (Excel and PowerPoint ) required

* Shipping Fees May Apply


Florida Atlantic University's Project Management Certification Programs are approved by The Project Management Institute (PMI)®.

Florida Atlantic University is an Authorized Training Provider (ATP®) approved by the Project Management Institute (PMI)® in addition to being one of PMI®'s Registered Educational Providers (R.E.P.)®.



Barbara Zimmerman

Barbara Zimmerman

FAU Instructor

Barbara Zimmerman, (MSPM, BSIM, PMP®, PMI-RMP®, PMI-SP®, PMI-ACP®) has over 20 years experience in the Information Technology industry with half of that in project management.

As both a consultant and employee, she has obtained experience in the utilities, manufacturing, education, software development, and financial industries.

Jane Stewart


FAU Instructor

Jane Stewart, (MBA, PMP®) has over 30 years of business experience in the Information Technology industry.

She has developed and taught courses in project management and international business and provided consulting services for project management, business management, and quality initiatives.



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