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The Perfect Way to Start Learning Project Management Concepts and Practical Tools

Are you looking for basic project management concepts and tools?

Is your team searching for ways to clarify roles and responsibilities?

Looking to reduce miscommunication and confusion? 

Curious about agile vs waterfall? Flowcharts, stakeholder communication plans, RACI charts?

Then this 100% online course is for you and your colleagues!

In just 12 hours, you can enhance your individual leadership skills and supercharge your team's productivity. The experience is even better when you participate with others from your team or organization!

Questions About This Program?

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Program Overview

Course Vision: Professionals gain foundational knowledge about project management, and appreciation for their individual roles in achieving project and organizational outcomes. Participants are able to concisely communicate an unbiased perspective of project- and task-level statuses and challenges, for the purpose of supporting informed decision-making by project leaders.

Course Format:

  • Learn using a Class Case Study!
  • Work in teams during the training to immediately apply concepts and tools
  • Meet on Zoom for this 100% Online Course
  • 2 Formats! Four 3-Hour Sessions, or Two 6-hour Sessions, for 12 Hours of live instruction.
  • Access class recordings if needed (live attendance highly encouraged)
  • Use Miro, an online whiteboard, for applied learning
  • Textbook included in price
Program Fee: $495

Next Class:

Dates TBD

Who Should Attend the JMU Foundations of Project Management & Team Communications Certificate Program?
  • Professionals curious about project management
  • Professionals working on teams, who are assigned tasks that are part of larger projects
  • Professionals and managers seeking concepts and tools to facilitate discussion about project goals and team communication
  • New or existing teams seeking a shared experience to learn about widely-accepted concepts and strategies for effective teamwork - take the course together for best results!


Registration Information

Admission Requirements: There are no prerequisites to enroll in the program.

Program Completion Requirements: Pass the final quiz with 80%; Submit a short written reflection statement


Online: Credit card payments (Visa, MasterCard, Discover, and American Express) can only be accepted through online registration.

By Mail: To pay by check*, please complete the registration form and mail with payment to the address shown on the form no later than 3 weeks prior to the start date to allow for mail time.

*A $50 fee will be assessed for any check returned by the bank.

JMU Employee: Learn how your department can be reimbursed by Talent Development: JMU Employee Registration Process.

Registration Deadline: Registration closes 1 week prior to class start date.

For additional information including cancellation and refund policy, see Policies and Notices.

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