Project managers are responsible for completing projects on time and within budget. Organizations depend on skilled professionals to create and follow processes to achieve critical goals. The Center for Leadership and Development offers courses that are suitable for everyone, from project managers and others who have taken on the role in other departments to more experienced professionals who are interested in certification.
Note: The PDU list was updated in September 2018.
Courses in Project Management
Introductory Courses (These courses can be used by individuals who manage projects on an informal level or are interested in a career in Project Management. )Project Management FundamentalsProject Management EssentialsIntroduction to Agile Project ManagementCompTIA Project Training and Certification (Project+ certification is aninternationally recognized standard of project management skills. )CompTIA Project+ CertificationMicrosoft Project Training (Microsoft Project is a project management software program designed to assist project managers in effectively managing tasks so they can achieve a successful outcome. Project 2016 – Part 1Project 2016, Part 2Project Management Institute(PMI)(r), Certifications (PMICertifications) are the preferred project management credential across a wide range of industries and companies. )Certified Associate of Project Management (CAPM),(r) CourseProject Management Professional(PMP)(r), Certification Preparation Course – Sixth Edition
Earning Professional Development Units with New Horizons
A PMP(r), as part of the Continuing Certification Requirements program, requires that a PMP(r), holder, must earn 60 PDUsper over a three-year period. New Horizons is a Registered Education Provider. You can find both official PMI courses and other qualifying courses at New Horizons.
The PMP certification cycle is three years. You must complete no less than 60 professional learning units (PDUs), in order to maintain your credential.
There are two options that qualify for earning the 60 required PDUs. You can earn all 60 required PDUs by Continuing Education. These courses are eligible:
50413 Mastering Microsoft Project 2010. (21)BA02 – Business Analysis Essentials (13)BA03 – Writing Effective Business Cases (13)BA04 – Managing Projects Using BPMN (13)BA05 – Project Management Fundamentals (36)Project Management Professionals (PMP),(r), Certification Preparation Course — Sixth edition – ILT (35)Project Management Fundamentals (35)Project Management Professionals (PMP),(r), Certification Preparation Class — Sixth Ed) (31)ITIL (r, (13)Scrum Owner Certified (SAMC)
Benefits of Project Management Certification
Over the next 10 years, demand for project managers will grow faster than that for other occupations. This talent gap poses risks for organizations. *Project management is a highly sought-after skill, but less than half of project managers are certified according to O*Net, IT Project Management.