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Project Management Intensive

Project Management Intensive



Ideal for Individuals looking to quickly develop foundational knowledge in project management or those preparing for the PMP Exam.
Program Format Courses typically meet weekdays from 9:00am to 5:00pm for two consecutive weeks. The program is also offered in a weekend and online format.
Program Length Six courses over two weeks.
Program Cost Tuition varies by course. Total program tuition including all six courses is $6,570.00. Most course materials are included.

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Start Date Project Management courses are open enrollment and offered throughout the year. Students must begin with Project Management Fundamentals as the first course. Please see course schedule below for the next start date.

Program Overview

Georgetown University offers a distinctive project management program that helps professionals become more accomplished, qualified, and effective managers in their fields. While the Project Management Certificate Program is built on the core processes defined in the Project Management Institute, A Guide to the Project Management Body of Knowledge  (PMBOK® Guide) - Fifth Edition, Project Management Institute, Inc., 2013, the program strongly emphasizes the people skills and real-world practices required to successfully manage projects on time, on budget, and within scope.

Taught by practitioners and academics with extensive industry experience, participants gain analytical frameworks, strategic planning skills, and managerial insight to be more effective project leaders. The program also addresses the role of the project manager in cultivating and supporting innovation in project teams.

Georgetown University is a Global Registered Education Provider with the Project Management Institute (PMI)®.

Program Objectives

Upon successful completion of the program, participants will be able to:

  • Acquire the people skills, practices, and processes required to be successful project managers
  • Apply a range of project management tools to ensure projects are completed on time, on budget, and within scope
  • Develop analytical frameworks, strategic planning skills, and managerial insight to be more effective project leaders and contributors
  • Understand the role of the project manager in driving organizational innovation

Certificate program graduates will also satisfy the education requirements needed to sit for the Project Management Professional (PMP)® Exam or the Certified Associate in Project Management (CAPM)® Exam.

Certificate Requirements

To receive the Certificate in Project Management from Georgetown University, students must successfully complete four (4) required courses and two (2) elective courses for a total of 8.00 Continuing Education Units (CEUs), which is equivalent to 80.0 contact hours. All six courses must be completed within a two-year period.

  Course Name Course Type CEUs
1 Project Management Fundamentals Required 2.40
2 The Project Manager's Toolkit Required 1.60
3 Elective 1 Elective 0.80
4 Leading Project Teams Required 0.80
5 Elective 2 Elective 0.80
6 Managing Projects in the Real World Required 1.60
Total 4 Required Courses + 2 Elective Courses   8.00

See below for course schedules and registration information.

Program Prerequisites

Program participants must have a bachelor's degree or the equivalent.

International Students

Georgetown University cannot sponsor student visas for non-credit professional certificate programs, however, international students who enter the U.S. on a valid visa are eligible to enroll in courses. For more information, please see our Frequently Asked Questions. A TOEFL examination for non-native speakers of English is not required but students are expected to read, write and comprehend English at the graduate level to fully participate in and gain from the program.


Georgetown University has been reviewed and approved as a provider of project management training by the Project Management Institute (PMI)®. As a PMI Registered Education Provider (R.E.P.), Georgetown University has agreed to abide by PMI established quality assurance criteria. PMBOK and PMP are registered marks of the Project Management Institute, Inc.


How to Enroll

This certificate is an open enrollment program. No application is required and registration is available by clicking the course links below. Course registration is complete when payment is processed and you receive a confirmation email.

Intensive Required Courses:

Leading Project Teams
Managing Projects in the Real World
Project Management Fundamentals
The Project Manager's Toolkit

Intensive Elective Courses:

Business Strategy and Program Management
Negotiation and Conflict Management for Project Managers
Project Risk Management

Exam Prep:

PMI Project Management Professional (PMP) Exam Preparation


Course Schedule

Course Name Semester and Section
Intensive Required Courses  Spring 2017Summer 2017Fall 2017
Project Management Fundamentals Enrollment closed Not currently scheduled
Section 01
Mon/Tue/Wed, 9:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Jul 10, 2017 to Jul 12, 2017
640 Mass Ave. , C220

Status:
Open
Not currently scheduled
Section 01
Mon/Tue/Wed, 9:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Oct 16, 2017 to Oct 18, 2017
640 Mass Ave.

Status:
Open
Intensive Required Courses Spring 2017Summer 2017Fall 2017
The Project Manager's Toolkit Enrollment closed Not currently scheduled
Section 01
Thu/Fri, 9:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Jul 13, 2017 to Jul 14, 2017
640 Mass Ave. , C220

Status:
Open
Not currently scheduled
Section 01
Thu/Fri, 9:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Oct 19, 2017 to Oct 20, 2017
640 Mass Ave.

Status:
Open
Intensive Required Courses Spring 2017Summer 2017Fall 2017
Leading Project Teams Enrollment closed Not currently scheduled
Section 01
Mon, 9:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Jul 17, 2017
640 Mass Ave. , C220

Status:
Open
Not currently scheduled
Section 01
Mon, 9:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Oct 23, 2017
640 Mass Ave.

Status:
Open
Intensive Required Courses Spring 2017Summer 2017Fall 2017
Managing Projects in the Real World Enrollment closed Not currently scheduled
Section 01
Thu/Fri, 9:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Jul 20, 2017 to Jul 21, 2017
640 Mass Ave. , C220

Status:
Open
Not currently scheduled
Section 01
Thu/Fri, 9:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Oct 26, 2017 to Oct 27, 2017
640 Mass Ave.

Status:
Open
Intensive Elective Courses  Spring 2017Summer 2017Fall 2017
Project Risk Management Enrollment closed Not currently scheduled
Section 01
Tue, 9:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Jul 18, 2017
640 Mass Ave. , C220

Status:
Open
Not currently scheduled
Section 01
Tue, 9:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Oct 24, 2017
640 Mass Ave.

Status:
Open
Intensive Elective Courses Spring 2017Summer 2017Fall 2017
Business Strategy and Program Management Enrollment closed Not currently scheduled
Section 01
Wed, 9:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Jul 19, 2017
640 Mass Ave. , C220

Status:
Open
Not currently scheduled
Intensive Elective Courses Spring 2017Summer 2017Fall 2017
Negotiation and Conflict Management for Project Managers Enrollment closed Not currently scheduled Not currently scheduled
Section 01
Wed, 9:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Oct 25, 2017
640 Mass Ave.

Status:
Open
Exam Prep  Spring 2017Summer 2017Fall 2017
PMI Project Management Professional (PMP) Exam Preparation Enrollment closed
Section 01
Thu/Fri/Sat, 9:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Apr 27, 2017 to Apr 29, 2017
640 Mass Ave. , C230

Status:
Waitlist
Not currently scheduled Not currently scheduled
Section 01
Thu/Fri/Sat, 9:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Sep 07, 2017 to Sep 09, 2017
640 Mass Ave.

Status:
Open
Section 02
Wed/Thu/Fri, 9:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Dec 13, 2017 to Dec 15, 2017
640 Mass Ave.

Status:
Open
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