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The four, half-day Project Management Essentials course is ideal for participants looking for a project management overview and application. The class explores project management and agile terminology, defining scope, creation of Work Breakdown Structures, estimating schedules and determining project costs. The course is taught through lectures, group case studies and hands-on exercises. 

Full completion of the course will fulfill 14 education hours towards the PMP exam requirement from PMI. Combine this course with our PMP Exam Prep course for the full 35 hours.

“PM Essentials has prepared me to view future projects from an organized and holistics perspective. Keeping in mind the steps in project management process, stakeholder analysis, work breakdown structure and risk management. And of course, the assignments made the learning experience more enriching” — Previous student


Dates and Time: This course runs Tuesdays & Thursdays February 20-29, 2024, 9 am – 12:30 pm

Location: Live, online via Zoom

Fees: $1800. Cost includes all course materials and access to online learning software. 

Discounts: A 10% discount is available at registration to:

Anyone who registers 60 days before class starts
VCU alumni and VCU/VCUHS employees
State employees of Virginia

Group discounts are also available, please contact for more information. Discounts cannot be combined.

Badge/Certification: Participants who successfully complete class requirements will receive a Credibly badge through VCU’s digital badging program

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