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Project management has become one of the world’s most in-demand skill sets. The certificate program is designed to provide you with a firm base of the Project Management Institute’s (PMI) A Guide to the Project Management Body of Knowledge (PMBOK® Guide).

Whether you are currently a project manager looking to improve your skills or a professional in another field who wishes to transition into project management, these courses will provide you with the skills you need to accelerate your career. The certificate meets the project management education requirements to qualify to take the Project Management Professional (PMP)® Exam.

All courses are based on the Project Management Institute’s (PMI) A Guide to the Project Management Body of Knowledge (PMBOK® Guide). The curriculum will empower you with the skills necessary to tackle the challenges facing your projects.

Key Topics

  • Understanding and defining the organizational need
  • Gathering the information needed to clearly define requirements
  • Documenting requirements for use by all stakeholders
  • Analyzing, verifying and validating requirements
  • Creating a framework for successful requirements management and communication

Course Materials

All course materials will be provided electronically. Registered students will receive access instructions in their enrollment reminder emails prior to class.


Project Management Institute
UNC Charlotte is a Registered Education Provider (R.E.P.) with Project Management Institute’s (PMI), PDU credits are awarded directly by UNC Charlotte and the University maintains, in perpetuity, the records of credits awarded.
PMBOK, PMP, Project Management Professional, Project Management Professional (PMP), PgMP, Program Management Professional (PgMP), PMI-RMP, PMI Risk Management Professional (PMI-RMP), CAPM, Certified Associate in Project Management (CAPM), PMI-SP, PMI Scheduling Professional (PMI-SP) THE PMI TALENT TRIANGLE and the PMI REP Logo are registered marks of the Project Management Institute.


"I highly recommend the Project Management Certificate program at UNC Charlotte to any professional seeking to build their skill set and prepare for the PMP® Exam. From ease of registration to convenient and well-outfitted training facilities, from the highly experienced and qualified instructors to the available and professional coordinators and support staff, this program is the complete package. UNC Charlotte Continuing Education has put together a training program of the highest quality and has made this UNC Charlotte alumnus proud!”

Vic Morrison

"I thoroughly enjoyed my educational opportunity at UNC Charlotte for Project Management. I am in a career transition in my life and these courses were relevant and pertinent in contributing to my development. I would recommend this certification course for anyone who is interested!"

Rosalyn Killian

"I thoroughly enjoyed the classes and looked forward to the topics. Instructors were current and offered relevant insight into the issues and classroom discussion. I like the personal touch in how the program was managed and appreciate the coordination that you and your team provided especially with the weather issues."

Jason Taylor

Additional Details

Attendance Requirements

To receive your record of attendance, full participation is expected. Participants must be present at the beginning of each course and be in attendance through the duration of each course in order to receive the record of attendance. Credit hours will only be adjusted under extenuating circumstances.

Certificate Requirements

To earn the Certificate in Project Management you must complete all six required courses. If you began your work towards completing the certificate previously and do not see one of your courses listed below, please contact the Registration Center at 704-687-8900 for a review of your specific circumstances.

All required courses in the certificate program are offered in the fall and in the spring for your convenience so you can complete the certificate within less than 6 months or less than 1 year.

Please review the certificate course requirements below first to plan your curriculum for completion of the certificate. Then view the scheduled section dates for these courses in order to register for the section of the course that best fits your schedule.


6 Course(s)

6 Course(s)