Project Management (ACE CREDIT®)
This online course introduces learners to the basics of project management. Throughout six segments, learners will practice the foundational skills of project management, consider the ethics involved in leading a team, and explore similarities and contrasts between Agile and Waterfall project management methodologies. The self-paced course offers an assortment of interactive exercises, videos, selected readings, case studies, and self-assessments that engage students and provide opportunities to practice project management skills.
Topics covered in the course:
- Managing Real World Projects
- Project Management Team Leadership
- Ethics for Project Managers
- Emotional Intelligence for Project Managers
- Effectively Managing Project Stakeholders
- Integrating Agile into a Waterfall Environment
Download the complete syllabus with learning outcomes here.
This course has been evaluated by The American Council on Education's College Credit Recommendation Service (ACE CREDIT®) with a recommendation of 3 credits, lower division, in project management or fundamentals of project management.
A student's grade in the course will be based on their performance on a final, cumulative exam. The final exam is composed of 50 multiple-choice questions. Students will have 2 hours to complete the exam. The exam is proctored. For more information, please see the syllabus.
If students do not earn a passing score of 70% on their first attempt, they will have the opportunity to take the exam 1 additional time (2 total attempts). Students must wait 24 hours between exam retakes. A passing score of 70% of above is required to request college credit for this certificate.
- PMI PDUs: 41
- Leadership PDUs: 18
- Strategic & Business Management PDUs: 6.5
- Technical PM PDUs: 16.5
- IACET CEUs: 4.1
- HRCI Credits: 37
- Specified - Strategic Business: 16
- General: 21
- HRCI Credits: 37
- SHRM PDCs: 37
- ACE Credits: 3
- Badge and credit-awarding
- Real-world case studies
- Fully accessible
- Games & Flashcards
- Video content