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What does someone with Project Management Essentials do?

A project manager could find themselves working in a variety of industries ranging from IT to contracting, publishing or any number of corporate businesses. Regular job responsibilities include defining the key characteristics and objectives of projects, maintaining schedules and regulating timelines for completion, managing communications between different teams and clients and successfully closing and completing a project. 

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MedCerts Community College Online College
Program & Tuition Cost $4,000 average Up to $20,000 $3,000 average
Exam Fees, Books & Materials Included Up to $750 Up to $750
Job Ready In 3–6 months 24–48 months 3–6 months
Schedule Flexibility On-demand 24/7 Set class schedule On-demand 24/7
Travel Requirements None: 100% online On-campus classrooms None: 100% online
Student Support Personal Advisors: text, call, and email access Professors: scheduled office hours Support inbox
Career Coaching Exam-tailor + soft-skill training to build well-rounded careers Exam-based + prerequisites and electives to meet credit hour requirements Exam-specific only
Content Delivery 3D animations, immersive environments, interactive activities, game-based learning Professor lectures Varies: typically videos and presentations

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PM 6100 Project Management Essentials

The Project Management training program provides an overview of the project management essentials as outlined in A Guide to the Project Management Body of Knowledge (PMBOK®) - Sixth Edition published by the Project Management Institute (PMI®). Specifically, it introduces the characteristics of a project, the responsibilities that accompany project management and the differences between portfolios, programs and projects. The project management certification program will identify key project management concepts and terms and provide information about the variables that can influence project outcomes. It will also cover the project stakeholders and the organizational influences on a project. This course provides a foundational knowledge base reflecting the most up-to-date project management information so learners can effectively put principles to work in their own organizations.

A necessary skill of any project manager is effective communication – whether that’s with clients, coworkers or management. To ensure you are prepared for any conversation, you’ll learn the fundamentals of Customer Service through a module aligned with standards by the Professional Association for Customer Engagement (PACE). The training is designed to be transferrable to any position, across virtually any industry. You’ll receive a credential proving you are Customer Service Certified (CSC) after completion of this course.

Finally, we provide Microsoft Word and Excel training. These courses offer strong word processing and spreadsheet skills that are valuable to the Project Manager in all industries. According to Burning Glass data, Microsoft Word and Excel are in the top 5 Baseline Skills required by employers for Project Manager candidates.

The PMI was founded in 1969 and is the world’s leading association for those who consider project, program or portfolio management their profession. Our online Project Management program will prepare you for the CAPM certification exam. PMI's certifications are distinguished by their global development and application, which makes them transferable across industries and geographic borders. Upon completion, MedCerts will sponsor the cost of the CAPM exam.

skills gained

  • Understand the project management process from start to finish
  • Define project prioritization, life cycles and roles
  • Assess project recovery alternatives and develop recovery plans
  • Identify the elements involved in performing and controlling projects
  • Manager project closure and transitioning process
  • Understand how service teams can enhance customer service and customer retention
Enrollment Requirements
  • High School Diploma or GED
  • Web browser with internet connection
  • Course registration & payment
  • Associates Degree or qualifying Project Management experience
Materials Included
  • Expert-led video based training
  • Textbook: PMBOK 6th Edition
  • Competency assessments
  • National Certification exam fee
Student Services
  • Dedicated Student Success Advisors
  • Tailored support based on performance & behavior
  • Exam preparation process
  • Career Services Advisor

courses taken

CS 1011

Customer Service Professional I

16 hours
1 week

This module is a unique and entertaining course designed to prepare individuals across all job titles with the core skills needed to satisfy customers of all types.  Each customer, patient, or client is critical whether you work within a call center, retail store or pharmacy, medical office/clinic, or business office.  No organization can afford to overlook or neglect the power of customer service skills.  The course includes six (6) modules on topics such as Why Customer Service Matters, What Customers Want, Essential Customer Service Skills Part I and Part II, Handling Complaints and Dealing with Angry People, and Customer Service as a Strategic Marketing Tool.  These modules are the components of the “Through the Customer’s Eyes” course that has been used to train a variety of front-line service providers across many industries and disciplines.  Within each module, students are assessed on the topics covered.  Students completing this course will attain the status of “Customer Service Certified” (CSC) as designated by the Professional Association for Customer Engagement (PACE).

  • Appreciate why first-rate customer service adds value to every organization
  • Understand how to determine what the customer wants and provide confidence in your product
  • Know how to deal with complaints and apply the four core skills for high quality service
  • Create value and play a part in profitability through performance and productivity
  • Enhance your company's market position by demonstrating what differentiates your company from the competition
MS 2000

Microsoft Office Series I

32 hours
2 weeks

This set of courses will provide the range of skills needed to create professional-quality documents within an office environment. The content covered includes how to create, edit and enhance documents in Microsoft Word, and how to organize, calculate and analyze information in Microsoft Excel.

  • Create professional quality documents in Microsoft Word and Excel
  • Prepare, edit and proof documents in Microsoft Word
  • Enhance Microsoft Word documents with lists, tables and graphics
  • Organize data and perform calculations using Microsoft Excel
  • Analyze information in Microsoft Excel using filters, tables and pivot tables
PM 6011

Project Management for CAPM (6ᵗʰ Ed.)

96 hours
6 weeks

Project management is one of the business world's most in-demand skill-sets. Project-based operations have become the norm in today's business world and it's crucial to choose a good and proven method for managing projects. Every aspect of project management is affected by the organization, the social environment, the project stakeholders, both internal and external, and many other aspects of the context in which the project is carried out. Understanding this context is critical to good planning and good decision making as the project progresses toward achieving its objectives. Projects are temporary endeavors and can be simple or complex.

This course is based on The Guide to the Project Management Body of Knowledge (PEMBOK Guide) which establishes the international standard regarding the project management discipline. This course meets or exceeds the requirements for earning the Certified Associate in Project Management (CAPM) certification. The CAPM credential is considered the standard of excellence in the field of project management and is often required by employers.

  • Describe the project management process from start to finish
  • Comprehend methods for assessing project needs, costs, and risks
  • Define project prioritization, life cycles, and roles
  • Identify the elements in performing and controlling projects
  • Manage project closure and transitioning process
  • Understand project proposals, definitions, and selection
CS 1011 1
MS 2000 2
PM 6011 6
Total Program Duration 9 Week

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