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.

In this 5-day course, you will:

  • Understand key project management concepts
  • Discover insights for successful team leadership and relationship management
  • 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

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

  • Fundamental project management tools
  • Strengthened concepts of efficient organizational structures and processes
  • Understanding of the initiation, planning, control, and closeout phases
  • Enhanced knowledge of management and communication styles
  • Team-based project simulation
  • Management style 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. 


2019 Sessions
Sep. 20-Oct. 18, 2019 at Water Tower Campus
Five consecutive Fridays from 8:30am-4:30pm
Instructor: Scott Stribrny
Dec. 9-13, 2019 at Water Tower Campus
Five days in a row from 8:30am-4:30pm
Instructor: Andy Kaufman

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CAPM/PMP Exam Prep

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.

2020 Session
Jan. 16 at Water Tower Campus
Session runs from 8:30am-4:30pm


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