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Project Management (PMP) Certification Prep


Develop Skills in Project Management

What You’ll Learn

Project Management introduces the critical principles and processes associated with project management and the practical application of these processes. This non-credit course prepares students to sit for the PMI PMP Exam and meets the 35-hour training requirement to sit for the PMP exam. Topics covered include explaining and applying the basic terminology, tools, and techniques generally recognized as good practices by project management professionals and well as:

1 - Examining Professional Project Management

2 - Initiating a Project

3 - Planning Project Work

4 - Developing Project Schedules

5 - Developing Cost Estimates and Budgets

6 - Planning Project Quality, Staffing, and Communications

7 - Analyzing Risks and Planning Risk Responses

8 - Planning Project Procurement

Career Options

Project Management is a highly sought-after skill in all industries and occupations.

According to INDemand Jobs, this occupation is expected to see over 5% growth by 2031. Project Management Specialists are a five-flame occupation.

Class Details

Depending on the location of the class, some might be offered online or in-person (or a hybrid). Please check the listings below to learn more.

This workforce certification is available for free to qualifying students through the Next Level Jobs program. You are eligible to earn this free certification from Ivy Tech if you fulfill all of the following requirements:

  • You are an Indiana resident, and
  • You have a high school diploma or GED/High School Equivalency, and
  • You have not previously received an associate degree or higher (bachelor's, master's, etc.)

Learn more about Next Level Jobs at Ivy Tech

Upcoming Classes

Class Location

Class Dates
  • Sep 9, 2024 – Oct 30, 2024 6 p.m. – 9 p.m., Mon. & Wed.
Hamilton County

100% Online, Instructor-Led
Contact: Terry Cortese, 317-916-7663,

  • Sep 13, 2024 – Oct 25, 2024 9 a.m. – 2 p.m., Fridays

100% Online, Instructor-Led
Contact: Ester Sellers, 765-651-3100 ext. 3331,

Costs may vary by location given differences in the cost of supplies and class provider.