Project Management

The PROJECT MANAGEMENT CERTIFICATE is a 6 course (24-unit) program. It provides grounding in key aspects of PMI’s A Guide to the Project Management Body of Knowledge (PMBOK® Guide–5th Edition) for those preparing to take the Project Management Professional Exam and achieve the internationally recognized Project Management Professional (PMP)® certification. It is suitable for professionals in all industries and government services, including banking, construction, defense, entertainment, health, information technology, etc., and may be completed with public, online, and/or on-site courses.

Courses are offered at satellite locations ideal for those living or working in Downtown Los Angeles, West Los Angeles, and South Bay.

This certificate is offered entirely online, on ground, or on-site at company locations through Corporate Education.

Courses and Instructors approved by UCLA Anderson School of Management.

Apply for Candidacy

Submit your application prior to completing your third course in the program. Curriculum is subject to change and only enrolled candidates are assured of completing this certificate under its current course requirements. View details.

Approved for International Students

This certificate is approved for international students and meets the I-20/F1 visa requirements. For information visit the UCLA Extension International Student Office website.

Requriements & Prerequisites

Requirements: Students must complete 5 required core courses and 1 elective. A grade of "C" or better is required for all the courses and the program must be completed in 5 years.

Prerequisites: None.

Free Online Project Management Session: Aug 8-14 and Nov 13-20.

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To secure early-enrollment pricing register no later than 1 month prior to the course start date.

Asterisk “ * ” indicates currently offered courses.

X 443.1 Fundamentals of Project Management *FA
X 443.2 Risk Analysis and Project Management *FA
X 443.3 Managing Project Quality *FA
X 443.4 Leadership and the Human Element in Project Management *FA
X 443.17 Project Earned Value, Procurement, and Cost Management *FA

The following courses X443.2, X443.17, X443.5, X443.8 requires X 443.1 Fundamentals of Project Management, or consent of instructor. 

Electives (1 Required)
X 412.8 Construction Project Management Using MS Project *FA
For more information about X 412.8 Construction Management Using MS Project only, contact Ms. Zara Browne at (310) 206-6794; email:
X 418.26
Information Technology Project Management *FA
X 418.31C Agile Project Management I *FA
For more information about X 418.31C Agile Project Management only, contact us at (310) 825-4100; email:
X 443.14 Program and Portfolio Management 
X 443.5 Managing Outsourced Projects *FA
X 443.6 Project Planning with Microsoft Project *FA
X 443.8 Project Monitoring and Control 

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UL 743

Project Management Information Session: A Free Online Program 
Offered quarterly: August 8-14, Nov 13-20
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Advisory Board
  • Reza Ahmadi, Professor of Decisions and Operations Management, UCLA Anderson School of Management
  • Jackie Anderson, Manager, Production Operations Disney
  • Timothy Eng, Project Manager III, Southern California Region Kaiser Permanente
  • Bridget Fleming, Founder, Project Management Methodologies Independent Consultant
  • JM Gibis, DirectorEPMO, NBC Universal
  • Bill Hackenberg, PM Methodology Specialist, UCLA Extension Instructor 
  • Al Hirsch, Managing Director, CTARCo International, UCLA Extension Instructor 
  • Terry Lewis, Manager, Raytheon
  • King Lam, Planning & Performance Improvement,Power Production Southern Cal Edison
  • Anil Malhotra, Director, Mattel
  • Jonathan Won, Asst. Manager - LA County - Enterprise PMO (4 hospitals) LA County Department of Health Services
  • Chad White, Senior Construction Manager , Vanir Construction Mgmt
  • Robert Wright, Director, Engineering Operations, Raytheon

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