Online Project Management Training

Become a Project Management Professional (PMP)
Project Management Professional (PMP®) is the leading certification for associate-level project managers. This 100% online course will teach you project management techniques based on the Project Management Institute’s Project Management Body of Knowledge (PMBOK®) and prepare you for the PMP certification exam. You will also learn best practices for using Microsoft Project 2019.

Job Outlook for Project Managers

  • A study by the Anderson Economic Group (AEG) found that worldwide demand for project managers is projected to grow by 33% by 2027. This translates to a need for up to 22 million new project managers.
  • Project management professionals in Kauai County earn an average salary of $79,000 per year, according to Burning Glass.

Course Objectives

  • Prepare to take and pass the Project Management Institute PMP® certification exam
  • Use Project 2016 software to improve your project managing abilities
  • Learn advanced project management concepts and definitions
  • Understand project selection and proposal processes
  • Know how to evaluate projects and take appropriate next steps
  • Know how to select, plan, execute, control and complete projects

Prerequisites and Requirements

There are no specific prerequisites for taking this course.

Project Management FAQs

While the scope of a “project” depends on the industry, projects are generally understood to be a series of activities that results in a specific outcome, product or achievement. Project managers are tasked with overseeing the people, processes, timeline and resources needed to complete to a project.

Certification verifies that a project manager has a defined set of skills needed to launch and guide a project. Data from the Project Management Institute indicates that PMP® holders can earn on average $10,000 per year more than their non-certified counterparts.

The best project management certification depends on one’s current professional experience, so the best certification for entry-level project management professionals will differ from the best credential for senior project managers. However, the Project Management Professional is widely considered the premier credential for associate-level project management professionals.

Although nearly every industry needs project managers, technology, construction, manufacturing, professional services, energy and healthcare are especially strong sectors for project management careers.


  • Course Introduction
  • Project justification
  • Project strategy
  • Project definition
  • Activity definition
  • Activity estimating
  • Quality
  • Estimating resources
  • Schedule development
  • Procurement planning
  • Risk management
  • Budgeting & baseline
  • Understanding stakeholders
  • Begin project execution
  • Status using & forecasting
  • Project recovery
  • Project & phase closing
  • Overview of PMP exam
  • Course introduction
  • Establishing a good project management foundation
  • Schedule terminology and methodology
  • Navigating to ms project 2016
  • MS project terminology
  • Understanding default settings
  • Setting up calendars
  • Task terminology & creating task list
  • Schedule development
  • Advanced task functionalities
  • Introduction to resources
  • Assigning resources to tasks
  • Managing resource assignments
  • Customizing project views
  • Project plan review
  • Stat using your project
  • Tracking project performance
  • Format and customize
  • Create master project files


Nikki Choyce

Nikki Choyce, PMP has been involved in the project management field for almost 20 years and has worked as a consultant and trainer for much of that time. She is a Project Management Professional (PMP) and very active in the project management community. She has worked in a variety of industries, including Information Technology, Insurance, Manufacturing, Marketing, Aerospace, Construction, and Telecommunications. She has worked with Microsoft Project for over 10 years.

Erica Kirwan

Erica Kirwan has more than 15 years of experience in process and project management. Previously, Kirwan served as Senior Project Manager for a Fortune 200 financial services company. She earned an Advanced Project Management Certification from Stanford University. She also holds a Bachelor of Science in Computer Information Systems and a Master of Public Administration.

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