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The Caltech 10-Day Project Management Certificate Program
Improve your project management skills, as you earn your project management certificate from the California Institute of Technology Center for Technology and Management Education. Our certificate program will help you master the critical skills of project management.
The skills you develop during the program apply to large and small projects, product design and development, construction projects, IT projects, software development, and any other project with critical performance, time, and budget targets.
The Center for Technology and Management Education of the California Institute of Technology specializes in project management. Our approach to project management education provides participants with knowledge and skills they can apply immediately.
- Program content is based on A Guide to the Project Management Body of Knowledge (PMBOK® Guide).
- Courses are developed and facilitated by Project Management Professional (PMP®) subject experts with extensive industry experience.
- Emphasis is on providing practical skills and tools supported by relevant case examples.
- Content is highly focused and courses promote maximum interaction among project management professional participants from a variety of industries.
- Each course is taught on Caltech's campus in Pasadena, California.
Project Initiation, Costing, and Selection
This course will show you how to develop the essential elements required to initiate a project by establishing the business case and the project charter. The course shows you how to use selection criteria and models to evaluate project economic returns and the project portfolio.
Project Organization and Leadership
Detailed Project Planning
This course provides the foundation for successful project planning, including scoping, estimating, budgeting, and scheduling. The course identifies common planning mistakes and pitfalls, and discusses practical work-arounds.
Project Monitoring and Control
This course provides basic principles for tracking technical efforts against cost, schedule, and performance targets. Emphasis is on reporting progress, identifying performance problems before they become severe, and determining effective recovery approaches.
Project Risk Management
A well-structured and cost-effective risk management program is a necessary ingredient of a successful project. This course provides proven methods and tools for recognizing, assessing, and responding to project risks. Real-life examples are presented in classroom simulations and interactive exercises from recent projects.
PMI® Knowledge Areas Covered by Caltech CTME Courses
PMI® Knowledge Areas are defined in the Project Management Body of Knowledge (PMBOK® Guide).
|Caltech Center for Technology and Management Education Project Management Courses|
|PMI Knowledge Area||Project Initiation, Costing, and Selection||Project Organization and Leadership||Detailed Project Planning||Project Monitoring and Control||Project Risk Management|
|Project Integration Management|
|Project Scope Management|
|Project Time Management|
|Project Cost Management|
|Project Risk Management|
|Project Human Resources Management|
|Project Communications Management|
Who should attend
Managers, project managers, business analysts, and technical professionals wanting to improve their project management skills.
|Project Initiation, Costing, and Selection||January
10 & 24
|February 28 &
11 & 25
|Project Organization and Leadership||February
7 & 21
|March 28 &
15 & 29
|Detailed Project Planning||March
7 & 21
2 & 16
12 & 26
|Project Monitoring and Control||April
11 & 25
6 & 27
10 & 24
|Project Risk Management||May
9 & 30
|July 18 &
7 & 21
Location and Time: Courses meet on the Caltech campus in Pasadena, California on Saturdays from 8 AM until 5 PM. The exact location on campus will be specified in the confirmation email you will receive after you register.
Fee: $865 for each course (all 5 courses $4325). Payment for each course is due 2 weeks prior to the first day of the course.
Hours and Credits: Participants will earn 16 Professional Development Units (PDUs) or 1.6 Continuing Education Units (CEUs) for each two-day course attended. The PDUs may be applied by PMI Project Management Professionals (PMP®) towards their maintenance of certification under the PMI Continuing Certification Requirements Program.
PMI and PMP are registered marks of the Project Management Institute, Inc.