Introduction to Project Management Certificate - Online

This certificate is designed for those just venturing into the complex field of project management. It will provide you with the basic tools and techniques you need to plan, implement, control and close any type of project and increase the probability of it's successful completion.

It also includes essential information that will help you prepare for the Project Management Professional (PMP) and the Certified Associate in Project Management (CAPM) exams offered by the Project Management Institute (PMI).

Requirements
Complete the following courses:

We suggest you take Project Management Fundamentals first, and Project Management Applications second.

Note – All courses must be taken through Professional Development at the University of Waterloo in order to be eligible for the certificate from Professional Development.

Each course is 6 weeks long, followed by a 2-week period to complete the final exam (online, open book) and you are not required to be online at any specific time. Lessons are released on Wednesdays and Fridays of each week. For planning purposes we suggest setting aside 2 hour per lesson as a starting point.

To register, click the course links above and select a start date. Instructions on how to access your course will be emailed to you immediately after registration. It is best practice to enroll for no more than 2 courses with the same start date to achieve the highest learning outcome.

When completed
Email makeithappen@uwaterloo.ca with the following and we will email the certificate to you:

  • your name
  • certificate name
  • courses completed (names and dates)