Loyola University Chicago

Executive and Professional Education Center

Housed in the Loyola Business Leadership Hub

Project Management Certificate

Loyola's Project Management course will provide you with the formal, industry-standard tools to successfully manage any type of project, regardless of scope or industry. Participants do not need to be seeking certification in order to benefit from this course. This course focuses heavily on real-life applications of project management techniques that you can apply immediately.

Completion of Loyola's Project Management certificate program fulfills the 35 hours of project management education required for PMP® Certification through the Project Management Institute, as well as the 23 hours of education required for CAPM® Certification.

Professionals of all experience levels who want to learn the latest project management tools or who are considering transitioning to a project management position

  • Understand key project management concepts
  • Discover insights for successful team leadership and relationship management
  • Learn about fundamental project management tools
  • Learn how to effectively initiate, plan, and execute a project
  • Explore project selection methods
  • Practice cost, quality, and procurement management
  • Identify techniques for risk management, estimation, conflict management, and negotiation
  • Learn about efficient organizational structures and processes
  • Understand the phases of initiation, planning, control, and closeout
  • Learn about different management and communication styles
  • Participate in a team-based project simulation
  • Discover your own management style through a self-assessment

The program covers, in depth, these key stages of project management:

Andy Kaufman
Adjunct Faculty, Quinlan School of Business
Scott Stribrny
Adjunct Faculty, Quinlan School of Business 

‌Loyola is a Registered Education Provider (REP) with the Project Management Institute (PMI), approved by PMI to help project managers achieve and maintain the Project Management Professional (PMP)®, Program Management Professional (PgMP)®, Certified Associate in Project Management (CAPM)®, and other PMI professional credentials. These organizations have met PMI’s rigorous quality criteria for course content, instructor qualification, and instructional design. PMI, PMP, CAPM , PgMP and the REP Logo  are registered marks of the Project Management Institute, Inc. 


2020 Sessions
March 6-April 3, 2020
Five consecutive Fridays
Time: 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.
Instructor: Andy Kaufman
Location: Water Tower Campus
June 8-12, 2020
Five days in a row
Time: 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.
Instructor: Andy Kaufman
Location: Water Tower Campus

CAPM/PMP Exam Prep

Interested in prepping for the exam? We are a one-stop shop. Take the next step in your career and work toward certification as a Project Management Professional (PMP)® or Certified Associate in Project Management (CAPM)®. This one-day course helps prepare to pass the CAPM® and PMP® credential exams. Test prep materials are provided, including the latest versions of PMP® Project Management Professional Exam Study Guide by Kim Heldman, A Guide to the Project Management of Knowledge (PMBOK® Guide) and Rita Mulcahy's PMP® Exam Prep. The class is an excellent follow-up to our Project Management Certificate program and qualifies for 7 contact hours.

Check back soon for the next session.

For a course consultation, please contact us at 312.915.6780 or executive-ed@luc.edu