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Project Management

Charter Global Registered Education Provider of the Project Management Institute (provider number 1043).


Project Management Institute Authorized Training Partner Project management standards are used around the world in all industries and in all disciplines, and demand for skilled project managers outpaces many other roles. The Project Management certificate program will help you improve knowledge and skills in project management and prepare you for the next step in your professional development.

This program aligns with the Project Management Institute’s (PMI)® A Guide to the Project Management Body of Knowledge (PMBOK® Guide) and prepares students to plan, schedule, and implement complex projects. In addition, the program prepares students to sit for the PMP® exam.

In this 3-month program, you will be studying along-side students visiting UCI from around the world. This is an exclusive opportunity to collaborate with people from unique backgrounds and develop an understanding of international business customs.

Who Should Enroll

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.


  • Apply fundamental project management principles, theories, and practices, including the basic concepts described in the most current version of the 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
  • Satisfy the education requirement for PMP® certification
  • Gain a competitive edge in the global job market with an internship in a U.S. company

Required Courses

  • MGMT X472.75 Project Launch
  • MGMT X472.76 Project Planning
  • MGMT X472.77 Project Execution
  • MGMT X472.79 Project Practicum with Multiple Projects
  • MGMT X475.25 Global Aspects of Team Leadership

Course Schedule

  • Fall Quarter 2022: September 22-December 9, 2022
  • Spring Quarter 2023: April 3-June 16, 2023
  • Fall Quarter 2023: September 28-December 15, 2023

All courses scheduled on campus in Irvine, CA.

Online Application

Admission Requirements & Application Procedures

Candidates must submit their application by the deadline listed above to be considered for admission.

To apply for this program, please click the button above and complete the online application form. Upon acceptance to the program, we will provide you with access to enrollment and payment information.

Certificate Requirements

To earn a digital certificate at UCI Division of Continuing Education, students must complete all required courses with a letter grade of “C” or better.

Career Readiness and Global Networking

  • DCE alumni networking and skill-development opportunities
  • Build a professional network with other students visiting from around the world
  • Expand your cultural awareness and learn communication customs across multiple markets

PMI, PMP, PMBOK and the PMI Authorized Training Partner seal are registered marks of the Project Management Institute, Inc.

English Proficiency Requirement
All certificate programs at UCI Division of Continuing Education (classroom and online formats) require professional-level English language proficiency in listening and note-taking, reading comprehension and vocabulary, written expression, and oral presentation.