Course Description

Gain the knowledge and skills to successfully manage a project from start to finish.

Course Outline

The program curriculum follows content outlined in A Guide to the PMI® Project Management Body of Knowledge (PMBOK™, Seventh Edition). 
The SMU Project Management Certificate program comprises two integrated modules, which together provide a comprehensive foundation for implementing a project management approach in your work and organization:
  • Tools and Techniques” (24 content hours)
  • The People Side" (16 content hours)


Learner Outcomes

In addition to class sessions and materials, students also receive an optional one-hour, individual virtual project management coaching session with a GBMC Project Management Coach.  This session will supplement classroom experience and will reinforce topics and exercises covered in class.

Please Note:

  • Coaching sessions must be scheduled to take place within thirty (30) days after the final class meeting day.
  • Additional parameters of coaching sessions will be announced during class.

You will receive a certificate of completion. SMU CAPE partners with Credly to provide you with a digital version of your certificate that you can use to showcase what you’ve accomplished. This digital badge will contain information describing your credential and will allow you to easily share your achievement to LinkedIn and other platforms.


SMU Project Management Certificate Program instructors are senior-level, practicing professionals with many years of experience in the field. This program is presented in partnership with Global Business Management Consultants (GBMC). GBMC collaborates with universities, organizations and corporations worldwide to train, consult and execute best-in-class project management strategies.


  • Talk one-on-one with an advisor to answer your specific questions.
  • Call 214-768-5581 or email smupro@smu.edu.
  • Complete and submit the application online.
  • SMU will confirm your acceptance and facilitate your payment.

Applies Towards the Following Certificates



Project Management Certificate Program
  • Please click “Apply Now” to begin your application.
  • You will be required to log in or create an account if you do not already have one.
  • If you need any further assistance contact SMU CAPE at 214-768-2273.
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Project Management Certificate - September 2023
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6:00PM to 8:30PM
Sep 18, 2023 to Nov 08, 2023
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Early Registration Rate non-credit $3,745.00 Click here to get more information
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