Method of Delivery
Online, e-learning, or distance learning
Daytime Hours, Evening Hours, Weekends
Instructional Program (CIP)
Get started in the in-demand field of project management with a Professional Certificate. Learn how to manage projects using traditional and agile methods, create project documentation, and develop strategic communication skills.
Project management is the application of knowledge, skills, tools, and techniques to project activities to meet the project requirements. Project managers ensure projects within an organization are managed and completed with maximum value and benefits realized.
Competencies to be achieved: PMT-101 Project Management (9 credits)
Foundations of Project Management: Define project management and describe what constitutes a project. Explore project management roles and responsibilities across a variety of industries. Detail the core skills that help a project manager be successful.
Project Initiation: Starting a Successful Project: Understand the significance of the project initiation phase of the project life cycle. Describe the key components of the project initiation phase. Determine a project’s benefits and costs. Define and create measurable project goals and deliverables. Define project scope and differentiate among tasks that are in-scope and out-of-scope. Understand how to manage scope creep to avoid impacting project goals.
Project Planning: Putting it all Together: Describe the components of the project planning phase and their significance. Explain why milestones are important and how to set them. Make accurate time estimates and describe techniques for acquiring them from team members. Identify tools and best practices to build a project plan and risk management plan. Describe how to estimate, track, and maintain a budget.
Project Execution: Running the Project: Identify what aspects of a project to track and compare different tracking methods. Discuss how to effectively manage and communicate changes, dependencies, and risks. Explain the key quality management concepts of quality standards, quality planning, quality assurance, and quality control. Describe how to create continuous improvement and process improvement and how to measure customer satisfaction. Explain the purpose of a retrospective and describe how to conduct one.
Agile Project Management: Explain the Agile project management approach and philosophy, including values and principles. Explain the pillars of Scrum and how they support Scrum values. Identify and compare the essential roles in a Scrum team and what makes them effective. Build and manage a Product Backlog and perform Backlog Refinement.
Capstone: Applying Project Management in the Real World: Analyze project documents to identify project requirements and evaluate stakeholders. Complete a project charter and use it as a tool to align project scope and goals among stakeholders. Identify tasks and milestones and documents and prioritize them in a project plan. Define quality management standards and explore how to effectively share qualitative data
Total Cost of Program (include all costs to the student including testing, certification):
Note: Tuition, Fees, Books, and Supply costs reviewed annually and may be modified as needed
In-state tuition: $828.00
Out-of-state Tuition: $1,242.00
Tuition Schedule: https://www.azwestern.edu/admissions/tuition-and-fees
Technology Fee: $27 per course
Total Additional Fees: $27
Provide a list of all books required for the program (even if cost of books is included in tuition):
No Books Required for this Program
Total Book Cost: $0
WIOA Contact for Enrollment Status /Credential Verification:
Name: Marcela Castro
Phone number: 928-317-6181
Direct Website link to the program: https://www.azwestern.edu/workforce-ed/az-quest-grant-programs/google-project-management
Additional information: N/A
Refund Policy (provide a summary if Refund policy is not listed on school website):
Credentials: (The following questions must be answered along with a supporting explanation for each)
Industry Recognized: (Developed and offered by, or endorsed by a nationally-recognized industry association or organization representing a sizeable portion of the industry sector)
Yes or No: Yes
Nationally Recognized Industry Association or Organization: Google
Stackable: (Part of a sequence of credentials)
Yes or No: Yes
Career Pathway: Students could take their Project Management Professional Exam after course.
Portable: (Recognized in other geographical areas; by other educational institutions; or by other industries/companies)
Yes or No (Explain): Yes, the Google Project Management certification is recognized worldwide.
Accredited Curriculum: (This refers to the course being accredited, not the test or school)
Yes or No: Yes, Higher Learning Commission
Link to Accrediting Website: https://www.hlcommission.org/
Credential Attainment Rate: Percentage of students in the last 24 months who obtained a postsecondary credential, or secondary school diploma or its recognized equivalent, during participation or within one year after exit from the training program. New program, no data.
Program Length (Weeks)
WIOA Approved Program
2020 S. Ave 8E, Yuma, Arizona
9 - Yuma County Workforce Investment Board
Name of Credential
Google Project Management Certificate
Type of financial aid offered or have access to
Is the proposed curriculum currently certified by an accrediting agency or similar national standardization program?
Yes - Google and Higher Learning Commission
Is this proposed curriculum considered a nontraditional program of training services for women?
Is this proposed curriculum considered a nontraditional program of training services for men?
$27.00 web fee
Total In-State Program Cost
Total Out-of-State Program Cost