Project Management

There is a need to effectively understand and practice project management. We have a variety of classes and tools to help you.

Project management is found in almost every business. Current worldwide estimates suggests over 25 million people define themselves are Project Managers. Even more are involved in supporting project management activities.

Ensure your projects succeed with project management training.

Contact us if you have groups of five or more to arrange a date and time that meet your schedule.

Register

First, take a look at the PM Course Requirements (PDF).

Call us to register or download the registration form (PDF) to send in. 

Register for Project Management 101, Project Planning Cycle and Project Deliver Cycle and receive 10 percent discount.

Courses

All courses can be customized to meet your organizations training needs.

Project Management 101

Course content covers the advantages of establishing best practice basics such as:

  • Align time, cost and quality objectives to deliver value return
  • Organize projects and programs within a portfolio structure
  • Form effective project teams
  • Use project charters
  • Employ other practice essentials that lead to project success

Course availability

Contact us if you have groups of five or more to arrange a date and time that meet your schedule.

Project Planning Cycle (PPC)

This course teaches you everything you need to know to build a comprehensive project plan and ensure all necessary functions are actively involved in the ownership of its activities. These skills enable you to:

  • Use the project charter as a key planning requirement
  • Realize the importance of work breakdown structure
  • Create and use a Network Logic Diagram to schedule project activities
  • Build the project delivery and control process into the plan
  • Identify and utilize the project’s true critical path

Course availability

Contact us if you have groups of five or more to arrange a date and time that meet your schedule.

Project Delivery Cycle (PDC)

This course empowers you with proven tools and techniques to effectively manage and control project direction. You will learn to:

  • Own and direct all project activity
  • Employ team members to keep the project schedule up to date
  • Capture, action and close project execution issues
  • Identify and recover project delays
  • Effectively lead team meetings and support business reviews
  • Analyze and optimize project delivery performance

Course availability

Contact us if you have groups of five or more to arrange a date and time that meet your schedule.

Certified Associate in Project Management (CAPM) Certification Training

The CAPM provides individuals with very little experience in project management the opportunity to attain a certification that demonstrates their understanding and knowledge of project management process that is necessary to compete in today’s job market. Our CAPM prep course is for those who want to pass the certification exam and obtain the Certified Associate in Project Management standing. This course provides:

  • A baseline, interim and final exam along with exercises which gives you the confidence that you will be able to pass the CAPM Certification Exam
  • CAPM practice exercises to ensure content retention
  • Interactive tutorials, activities, quizzes and practice tests
  • “Pass Map” study exercises conducted in each session
  • CAPM exam strategies, tips and tricks for success
  • Personalized study plan and roadmap for passing the exam

Please view the course requirements (PDF).

This course is designed to prepare students for the CAPM Certification. This course will not be administering the CAPM certification exam.

Course availability

Contact us if you have groups of five or more to arrange a date and time that meet your schedule.

Project Management Professional (PMP) Certification Training

PMP certification is the international standard for project management proficiency and is a must for almost every project management position in today’s job market. Our PMP prep course is for those who want to pass the certification exam and obtain Project Management Professional standing.

Before starting the course, you are required to purchase membership through pmi.org. Membership costs are $139 (subject to change).

Two weeks prior to the course start date, there will be a student orientation to discuss course requirements and pre-course readings and work.

This course provides:

  • A baseline, interim and finish exercises scores which will give you the confidence that you will be able to pass the PMP certification exam
  • PMP practice exercises to ensure content retention
  • Interactive tutorials, activities, quizzes and practice tests
  • “Pass Map” study exercises conducted in each session
  • PMP exam strategies, tips and tricks for success
  • PMP application and exam scheduling assistance. Please note the cost of the exam is not covered in the cost of the class.

Please view the course requirements (PDF).

This course is designed to prepare students for the PMP certification. This course will not be administering the PMP certification exam.

Course availability

Contact us if you have groups of five or more to arrange a date and time that meet your schedule.

Additional Courses
  • Microsoft Project
  • Microsoft Excel
  • Microsoft Access
  • Microsoft Visio
  • Microsoft PowerPoint
  • Effective Presentations
  • Adobe Creative Suite
  • iPad for Business 

Employment Statement for Job Training Programs 

Heartland Community College does not guarantee employment upon completion of instructional programs. Students are responsible for researching relevant employment opportunities prior to registration. Students are responsible for understanding the benefits of successful certification attainment. No refunds will be provided if a student fails to complete a course, does not pass a certification exam, or is unsuccessful at obtaining employment.

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Heartland Community College
Workforce Development Center
Suite 2400
1500 West Raab Road
Normal, IL 61761

Phone: 309-268-8440
TDD: 309-268-8030
Fax: 309-268-7882

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