Project Management Courses

Project Management Courses

Project Management Courses at the NVU Center for Professional Studies

With our series of project management courses, you'll learn valuable leadership tactics that are in high-demand across all industries. Our course flow was designed to guide professionals from the fundamentals of project management through exam prep in just five months. 

About the Instructor

Kathy BertoneKathy Bertone is a Senior Global Program/Project Manager with more than twenty five years of experience with large scale, complex, cross-functional projects and programs at Compaq Computer, DXC Technology, and Hewlett Packard Enterprise. She has a B.S. in business administration from Boston University and an M.B.A. from Baker College of Graduate Studies. She has had her PMP certification from Project Management Institute (PMI) since 2005. In addition, she is an adjunct instructor at Northern Vermont University in the Business Department and graduate program. She is also co-founder of a non-profit animal rescue organization called Dalmatian Friends of Georgia, Inc. located in the Atlanta, GA area.


 

Project Management Fundamentals
October 5 - November 9, 2019

Duration: Six weeks
Delivery Mode: Online
Price: $799

Project management opportunities are around us all the time and in all market sectors. On the surface, they may not seem like projects but if you look at what makes up the definition of a project you will see that there are always a lot of projects going on at the same time. Complex assignments require a clear objective, good communication, thoughtful planning, and responsible leadership. This online training offers tactics to manage resources and time effectively, keep the budget under control, and provides methods for troubleshooting to solve common problems. A weekly half-hour conference call is included.

Northern Vermont University is an approved training vendor with the Vermont Department of Labor under the Workforce Innovation Opportunity Act (WIOA).
 

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Agile Project Management
November 10 - December 7, 2019

Duration: Four weeks
Delivery Mode: Online
Price: $649

Today organizations are scrambling to become lean and agile for meeting changing customer needs and expectations, and for efficiently producing high-quality products, services, and solutions. This need to be nimble and cost-effective is intensified further by growing global competition, continuous innovation in technology, and incredibly short time-to-market requirements. Like any change, the transition to agile is hard and requires not only organizational and personal commitment but also people with knowledge and experience in agile methodologies. A weekly half-hour coaching session is offered to all class participants in the form of a conference call as this is an online course.

Northern Vermont University is an approved training vendor with the Vermont Department of Labor under the Workforce Innovation Opportunity Act (WIOA).          

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Certified Associate in Project Management (CAPM) Boot Camp     
January 11 - February 1, 2020                      

Duration: Three-week intensive
Delivery Mode: Online
Price: $1,499
Instructor-led for two weeks. Self-guided test simulator with instructor availability in week three.    

Focus in on the key project management processes and master the concepts you need for success with the Certified Associate in Project Management (CAPM) exam. A weekly half-hour coaching session is offered to all class participants in the form of a conference call.

Requirements:

  • Understand the fundamentals of project management and its terminology
  • Motivated to complete the CAPM Examination Boot Camp
  • Inspired to be successful with the CAPM examination

Who this course is for:

  • Those preparing to pass the PMI CAPM examination
  • Project managers who need 23 contact hours to qualify for the CAPM examination

Northern Vermont University is an approved training vendor with the Vermont Department of Labor under the Workforce Innovation Opportunity Act (WIOA).

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Project Management Professional Certification Exam Boot Camp
February 8 - 29, 2020

Duration: Three-week intensive
Delivery Mode: Online
Price: $1,998
Instructor-led for two weeks. Test simulator with instructor availability in week three. 

The Project Management Professional (PMP) certificate is considered the premier project management credential. Project Management International requires PMP candidates to undergo a grueling four-hour exam. This online boot camp provides a condensed version of everything you need to fine tune your skills and take the exam with confidence. A weekly half hour coaching session is offered to all class participants in the form of a conference call.          

Requirements:

  • The participant should meet all qualifications needed to sit for the PMP exam
  • Understand the fundamentals of project management and its terminology
  • Motivated to complete the PMP Exam Boot Camp
  • Inspired for success with the PMP exam

Who this course is for:

  • Those preparing to pass the PMI PMP examination
  • Project managers who need 35 contact hours to qualify for the PMP examination - by completing the entire course

Northern Vermont University is an approved training vendor with the Vermont Department of Labor under the Workforce Innovation Opportunity Act (WIOA).

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Questions?

Contact Ann Nygard, Director, Center for Professional Studies
Ann.Nygard@NorthernVermont.edu