Project Management

Upcoming Courses

Don't put off your Project Management Professional (PMP®) or Certified Associate in Project Management (CAPM®) certification any longer! Make this the year you earn your project management accreditation. Our exam preparation series at College of DuPage will arm you with the knowledge and confidence required to become certified.  To register! Call (630) 942-2208

Essentials of Project Management
Improve your skill set or the productivity of your workforce. This two-day, hands-on course, led by a certified Project Management Professional (PMP®), gives you the opportunity to work toward PMP® or CAPM® certification while learning to deliver projects on time, reliably and within your budget. Whether you are already on a project management career track or would like to move in that direction, this course is an ideal way to develop your ability to deliver projects. 14 project management education hours

Wednesday and Thursday, June 14 and 15
8 a.m. to 4 p.m.
PROED-0011-916, $550
Culinary and Hospitality Center (CHC),
Room 2001

Advanced Project Management
Receive in-depth instruction on advanced topics such as earned value, procurement management, stakeholder relationship management, quality management and team leadership. This course helps project managers improve their project outcomes and successfully deliver complex projects. 14 project management education hours

Wednesday and Thursday. June 21 and 22
8 a.m. to 4 p.m.
PROED-0011-917, $550
Culinary and Hospitality Center (CHC),
Room 2001

Project Management Certification Preparation
Take the next step in your career and work toward certification as a Project Management Professional. This one-day course helps you review principles of project management and prepare for the PMP exam. Test prep materials are included: PMP Project Management Professional Exam Study Guide, A Guide to the Project Management of Knowledge (PMBOK Guide) and Rita Mulcahy's PMP Exam Prep.
7 project management education hours

Thursday, June 29
8 a.m. to 4 p.m.
PROED-0011-918, $475
Culinary and Hospitality Center (CHC),
Room 2001

Please note: 35 project management education hours are required to sit for the PMP® exam.  These hours are met by registering for Essentials (14), Advanced (14) and Cert Prep (7).

Certification Information
The certification exams for Project Management Professional (PMP®) or Certified Associate in Project Management (CAPM®) are not included in the program. Please see the Project Management Institute (PMI) website to learn how to apply for an exam. For more information about the certification process, we encourage you to read How-to-get-your-certification.

Careers

By 2027, employers will need 87.7 million individuals working in project management-oriented roloes, according to PMI's 2017 Talent Gap Report. Project managers stand to benefit from a hiring push in project-rich sectors, such as healthcare, financial services and construction. Experienced project managers earn a median salary of $108,200.

Learn more!

To learn more about Project Management programs offered through College of DuPage Business Solutions, call Barbara DiMonte, program manager at (630) 942-2524 or email dimonteb@cod.edu

Financial Options

Explore financial options for Continuing Education programs.

To register!
Call (630) 942-2208, or register online.

 

About the Instructor
Andy Kaufman is president of the Institute for Leadership Excellence and Development Inc., which helps organizations around the world improve their ability to lead and deliver. This often includes project management or leadership-related training and coaching for organizations as large as the United Nations and as small as a 15-person company. Read more about Andy on his LinkedIn Profile. 

 

What Participants are Saying

"Andy is very good at what he does. Giving us his real world information helps me to have a better understanding of all the moving parts of project management."
-Michael Baxter, Project Manager, Scientific Games Inc.

"The entire training was valuable to me."
-Deitra Tribble, Project Manager, Glanbia Performance Nutrition 

 

Fall 2017

Essentials of Project Management
Friday, Sept. 22 and 29
8 a.m. to 4 p.m.
PROED-0011-916, $550

Advanced Project Management
Friday, Oct. 13 and 20
8 a.m. to 4 p.m.
PROED-0011-917, $550

Project Management Certification Preparation
Friday, Nov. 3
8 a.m. to 4 p.m.
PROED-0011-918, $475

Project Management Sponsor
Influencing project success is a practical, fast paced and highly interactive way to consistently deliver successful projects. You will learn key roles and responsibilities of a project sponsor and identify key PM tools and techniques. This workshop is not only for project sponsors, but also line managers and key stakeholders interested in project management. 7 project management hours
Friday, Sept. 8
8 a.m.-noon
PROED-0011-915, $175
Student Resource Center (SRC), Room 1127

Project Management Experiential Simulation
Whether you are preparing for certification, looking to earn professional development units after certification, or want to tune-up your project management skills, this simulation is an engaging and informative way to further develop your ability to confidently lead and deliver.

This one-day, interactive workshop provides a bridge from the typical classroom teaching to the application of techniques learned in our Essentials of Project Management and Advanced Project Management programs. Through the use of case-study and team-based simulation techniques, instruction emphasizes the real-world application of project management techniques, from project kick-off to close out. 7 project management hours
Offered again in Spring 2018.

Register today!

To register or for detailed program information, call Continuing Education at (630) 942-2208, email CE@cod.edu or register online. To view our complete program listing, see the current Continuing Education Schedule of Classes.

Contact Information


Continuing Education
Student Resource Center (SRC), Room 1110, (630) 942-2208
Fax: (630) 942-3785

Summer Hours: June 4 through Aug. 13
Summer hours at COD are in effect June 4 through Aug. 13. During this time, most buildings on the Glen Ellyn campus are closed Fridays to Sundays.

Office Hours
Monday through Thursday, 7 a.m. to 7 p.m.
Friday 7 a.m. to 5 p.m.
Closed Saturday and Sunday

Project Management

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Project Management - Andy Kaufman

Don't put off your Project Management Professional (PMP®) or Certified Associate in Project Management (CAPM®) certification any longer! Make this the year you earn your project management accreditation. Our exam preparation series at College of DuPage will arm you with the knowledge and confidence required to become certified.

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  • Andy Kaufman

    Andy KaufmanContinuing Education

    “I want my students to know that there are practical, well-researched approaches that work in the real world, as opposed to just theory. The best compliment this teacher can get is, ‘I used what you taught and it helped me be successful.’”

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