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    Application Deadline
  • 6 months
This Applied Project Management Professional Certificate is offered by Coursera in partnership with University of California Irvine (UCI). In this flexible, hands-on program, you’ll have the opportunity to attend instructor-led virtual sessions, receive expert feedback on projects, and access career coaching services


Upon completing the 6-month Professional Certificate, you will:

  • Have fulfilled the educational requirements of the Project Management Institute’s Project Management Professional (PMP)® credential, and be prepared to pass the PMP® exam
  • Receive a University issued Professional Certificate and 12 academic credits that may be applied toward a degree, professional licensing or other professional requirements within the University of California system
  • Be prepared to confidently direct project initiation, planning, and execution, and to apply proven project management tools at every stake of a project
This Applied Project Management Specialization offered by Coursera in partnership with University of California Irvine (UCI).

The PMP credential is the most important industry-recognized certification for project managers, and is highly valued by employers in every industry.

  • PMP® credential holders in the U.S. earn about 15% more than non-credentialed peers
  • More than 500,000 annual job openings list project management as a required skill

As a Professional Certificate learner, you’ll have access to premium services to help you succeed. Services include:

  • Instructor-led virtual sessions
  • Regular instructor communication via forums and email
  • Expert feedback on assignments
  • InsideTrack career coaching services

Detailed Programme Facts

Programme Structure

Content in this program is all online and available from anywhere. Core content includes:

  • Pre-recorded video experiences
  • Short, targeted online readings
  • Practice exercises
  • Peer-reviewed projects (with additional expert feedback)
  • Comprehensive final project portfolio

English Language Requirements

This programme may require students to demonstrate proficiency in English.

Academic Requirements

There are no admissions requirements. Completion of Introduction to Project Management Principles and Practices Specialization is suggested.

Recommended background: Experience working on projects in either the public or private sector and an interest in pursuing career opportunities in project management.

Work Experience

At least 3 year(s) of work experience are required.

Tuition Fee

  • International

    777 USD/module
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 777 USD per module and a duration of 6 months.
  • National

    777 USD/module
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 777 USD per module and a duration of 6 months.
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