• Anytime
    Application Deadline
  • 3 months
    Duration

About

This Project Management program at the University of California Irvine (UCI) is aligned with the Project Management Institute’s (PMI) Project Management Body of Knowledge (PMBOK), and prepares students to plan, schedule, and implement complex projects. In addition, the program prepares students to sit for the Project Management Professional (PMP) Certification exam.

Benefits
  • Apply fundamental project management principles, theories, and practices, including the basic concepts described in the most current version of the Project Management Institute’s A Guide to the Project Management Body of Knowledge (PMBOK® Guide)
  • Use project management tools and techniques that are effective in initiating, planning, executing, monitoring, controlling, and closing a project
  • Identify characteristics of high performance teams and ways to manage stakeholder expectations
  • Select appropriate techniques to communicate effectively with team members and other stakeholders
  • Benefit from a Charter Global Registered Education Provider of the Project Management Institute and satisfy the education requirement for PMP® certification
  • Gain a competitive edge in the global job market with an internship in a U.S. company
Internships

As an optional last course and for an additional fee of $2,400, you have the opportunity to apply academic theory and gain practical experience in a variety of businesses and industries for up to three months. A research project provides additional training. Also included in the internship is the Résumé Writing and Interviewing Skills workshop.

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Programme intensity Full-time
    • Full-time duration 3 months
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus
  • More information Go to the programme website

Programme Structure

Curriculum
  • Introduction to an ACP
  • Professional Communications Seminar (PCS)
  • Project Management Practices
  • Project Cost Management
  • Project Procurement Management
  • Project Monitoring and Control with Earned Value
  • Management, Leadership, and Team Building in the Project Environment
  • Project Risk Management
  • Management of Multiple Projects
  • Project Management Practicum and Project Simulation
For more information, please visit the program website.

Audience

The Certificate Program in Project Management is designed for professionals who wish to advance their skills to become project managers or pursue career opportunities in the area of project management.

English Language Requirements

You only need to take one of these language tests:

  • Minimum required score:

    71

    The TOEFL iBT ® measures your English-language abilities in an academic setting. The test has four sections (reading, listening, speaking, and writing), each with a score range of 0-30, for a total score range of 0-120. Read more about TOEFL iBT ®.

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  • Minimum required score:

    530

    The TOEFL®PBT is administered in a paper format and measures your ability to use and understand English in a classroom setting at the college or university level. It accurately measures how well you can listen, read and write in English while performing academic tasks. Read more about TOEFL®PBT.

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  • Minimum required score:

    6

    The IELTS – or the International English Language Test System – tests your English-language abilities (writing, listening, speaking, and reading) on a scale of 1.00–9.00. The minimum IELTS score requirement refers to which Overall Band Score you received, which is your combined average score. Read more about IELTS.

Academic Requirements

Certificate Requirements

  • To earn a certificate at UCI Division of Continuing Education, students must complete all required courses with a grade of “C” or better.
  • Consent of the Admissions Committee
  • Additional requirements for some certificate programs (please inquire)
  • Students must be at least 18 years of age or older
For more information, please visit the program website.

Tuition Fee

  • International Applies to you

    7900 USD/full
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 7900 USD for the full programme and a duration of 3 months.
  • National Applies to you

    7900 USD/full
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 7900 USD for the full programme and a duration of 3 months.
We've labeled the tuition fee that applies to you because we think you are from and prefer over other currencies.
  • Approximate total cost:  $13,700 USD, excludes airfare
  • Internship tuition: $2,400

Living costs for Irvine

  • 1560 - 2590 USD/month
    Living Costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.

Funding

Check the programme website for information about funding options.

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