Project Managers are tasked to complete projects successfully, efficiently, on time, and within budget. Organizations rely on trained professionals to generate and follow processes to accomplish critical goals. The Center for Leadership and Development offers courses appropriate for anyone from new project managers and those taking on the role within other departments, to more experienced professionals interested in certification.
Note: PDU list has been updated in September 2018
Project Management Courses
Introductory Courses (These courses are for individuals who manage projects on an informal basis or who may be interested in a career path in Project Management.)Project Management FundamentalsProject Management EssentialsIntroduction to Agile Project ManagementCompTIA Project Training and Certification (Project+ certification is aninternationally recognized standard of project management skills.)CompTIA Project+ CertificationMicrosoft Project Training (Microsoft Project is a project management software program designed to assist project managers in effectively managing tasks so they can achieve a successful outcome. )Project 2016 – Part 1Project 2016 – Part 2Project Management Institute (PMI)® Certifications (PMICertifications are the project management credential of choice across a vast array of industries and companies.)Certified Associate in Project Management (CAPM)® CourseProject Management Professional (PMP)® Certification Preparation Course – Sixth Edition
Earning Professional Development Units from New Horizons
As part ofPMI®’s Continuing Certification Requirements (CRR) program, a PMP® holder needs to earn 60 PDUsper three-year cycle. Luckily, New Horizons is a Registered Education Provider (R.E.P.), offering both official PMI courses, as well as other qualifying courses.
The PMP certification cycle lasts three years. During this time, you must attain no less than 60 professional development units (PDUs) toward credential maintenance.
Two Options that Qualify for Earning the 60 Required PDUsThe PDU requirements are such that you must attend Continuing Education training in order to reach at least 15 PDUs, with the potential to earn all 60 of the requirement. Talk to your employer about maintaining your credentials and the added value the organization will gain with your attendance in the qualifying courses listed below.1.Continuing Education—training can apply towards earning all 60 required PDUs2.Giving Back to the Profession—able to earn 45 of 60 required PDUs for PMP holdersEarning PDUs through New Horizons, a Registered Education Provider (R.E.P.)- courses that qualify:
50413 Mastering Microsoft Project 2010 (21)55205 Mastering Microsoft Project 2016 (21)Agile Project Management Methodologies (13.5)BA01 – Business Analysis Essentials (13)BA02 – Strategic Enterprise Analysis (13)BA03 – Writing Effective Business Cases (13)BA04 – Eliciting and Writing Effective Requirements (19.5)BA05 – Process Modeling Using BPMN (13)BA06 – Managing and Communicating Requirements for Projects (13)BA07 – Implementing an Agile Project (13)BA08 – Agile for Business Analyst (13)BA09 – Managing Requirements for SharePoint Projects (13)BA10 – Understanding Root Cause Analysis (13)BA19 – User Acceptance Testing (UAT) for Business Analysts (BAs) (13)BA27 – Writing and Managing Effective Requirements (19.5)BACP02 – Certified Business Analysis Professional (CBAP) and Certification of Competency in Business Analysis (CCBA) Exam Preparation (26)Certified Associate in Project Management (CAPM)® Course – Sixth Edition (28)Certified Associate in Project Management (CAPM)® Course – Sixth Edition (28)Certified Associate in Project Management (CAPM)® Course – Sixth Edition (28)COBIT 5 Foundations (19.5)Custom Project Management Essentials (13)DevOps Foundation (13)Fundamentals of Business Analysis (26)Introduction to Agile Project Management (7)ITIL® Expert Path: Managing Across the Lifecycle (MALC) (28)ITIL® Intermediate Continual Service Improvement 2011 Edition (21)ITIL® Intermediate Operational Support & Analysis 2011 Edition (14)ITIL® Intermediate Planning Protection & Optimization 2011 Edition (14)ITIL® Intermediate Release Control & Validation 2011 Edition (28)ITIL® Intermediate Service Design 2011 Edition (21)ITIL® Intermediate Service Offerings and Agreements 2011 Edition (28)ITIL® Intermediate Service Operation 2011 Edition (21)ITIL® Intermediate Service Strategy 2011 Edition (21)ITIL® Intermediate Service Transition 2011 Edition (21)ITIL® Practitioner (13)ITIL® V3 2011 Edition Foundations (21)ITIL® V3 Awareness (7)Lean IT Foundations (13)Lean Six Sigma Black Belt (32.5)Lean Six Sigma Green Belt (19.5)Microsoft Project 2013 Part 1 (6.5)Microsoft Project 2013 Part 2 (6.5)MS Project 2016 – Part 1 (7)MS Project 2016 Part 2 (7)PMI Agile Certified Professional (PMI-ACP) Exam Preparation (21)Project Communications and Stakeholder Management (14)Project Management For Senior Managers (6.5)Project Management Fundamentals 3rd Edition (6.5)Project Management PMBOK® Guide Foundations (7)Project Management Professional (PMP)® Certification Preparation Course – Sixth Edition (35)Project Management Professional (PMP)® Certification Preparation Course – Sixth Edition- ILT (35)Project Management Professional (PMP)® Certification Preparation Course – Sixth Edition -OLL (35)Project Risk Management (14)Project Scope and Schedule Management (13)Project Team Leadership (14)SCRUM Developer Certification (13)Scrum Master Certified (13)Scrum Product Owner Certified (13)SCRUMstudy Agile Master Certified (SAMC) (19.5)
Benefits of a Project Management Certification
Demand over the next 10 years for project managers is growing faster than demand for workers in other occupations. Organizations, however, face risks from this talent gap.*Project management is one of the most in-demand skill sets but less than 50% of project managers are certified.Per O*Net, IT Project Management related jobs are expected to grow an additional 22,400 by 2026.
Credibility/Establish Leadership CredentialsHigher Salary PotentialBetter Job OpportunitiesIncreased Networking OpportunitiesLanguage Mastery/Demonstrate breadth of knowledgeMore Challenging ProjectsUseful in a Variety of IndustriesJob SecurityStand out from the CrowsShow a Desire to succeedHighlight Transferable SkillsBuild Confidence
*Anderson Economic Group
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