Why Project Management?

  • Project management is one of the most sought-after skills in industries ranging from construction to health care to high tech
  • Millions of jobs already require project management skills
  • Over 200,000 new project management jobs will be created each year
  • Certified project management professionals (PMPs) earn 20% more on average than those without certification

Fundamentals of Project Management equips participants with these in-demand skills, and it prepares them to take the Project Management Professional (PMP) exam. The classes meet both in-person and online, offering you the best of both worlds: learning online at your convenience, plus in-person classroom learning. Most in-person classes meet on an evening and weekend schedule, so you can keep learning while you're working.


Fundamentals of Project Management Course


This course will provide students with a fundamental knowledge of the essential skills of project management. In both face-to-face classes and via online assignments, students will learn the skills necessary to complete projects on time and within budget. The course will cover the entire project life cycle, from initiation and planning, through execution, support, and closure. 

Project Management Professional (PMP)® Exam Preparation Course


The Project Management Professional (PMP) is the most important industry-recognized certification for project managers. This course will provide the student with training and support to take and pass the PMP exam. A variety of learning tools, including practice questions, exam preparation study guides, concept reviews, and reference charts will be used to prepare students to take the exam.

PMP Exam Preparation can be taken alone or in combination with Fundamentals of Project Management.



Jane Hunter is the Director of Academic Resources and Special Projects at the University of Arizona. In her role at UA, she applies the principles of project management to create and implement programs and initiatives to improve the quality of education. She is also the Chief of Learning Solutions for Skeens McDonell Consulting Group where she develops and conducts project management and leadership training programs and provides professional services to organizations striving to maximize the performance of their project teams. Prior to joining the UA, she worked in engineering, management and sales positions in a variety of industries. She holds a Ph.D. degree in Higher Education, M.S. degree in Engineering Management and B.S. degree with Distinction in Mechanical Engineering.

Isaiah K Adonu is a certified Project Management Professional (PMP) with over 20 years’ experience in both the business and technical components of successful project delivery and product development. He has significant experience in engineering actionable process improvements and managing remote teams, and has managed projects in various multinational corporations in both the United States and Europe. Isaiah has a proven track record of successfully managing projects of various complexities, and has developed as well as delivered training programs to project managers at Fortune 500 companies.


Schedule and Cost


Fundamentals of Project Management with PMP Exam Prep

Sept. 17, 2018: 5-9 pm (in person)
Sept. 19, 2018: 5-9pm (in person)
Sept. 20-23, 2018 (online)
Sept. 24, 2018: 5-9 pm (in person) Oct. 3, 2018: 5-8 pm (in person)
Oct. 3-11, 2018 (online)
Oct. 12, 2018: 8:30am-4:30 pm (in person)
Oct. 13, 2018: 8:30am-1:30 pm (in person)

Project Management Professional (PMP) Exam Preparation 

Oct. 3, 2018: 5-8 pm (in person)
Oct. 3-11, 2018 (online)
Oct. 12, 2018: 8:30am-4:30 pm (in person)
Oct. 13, 2018: 8:30am-1:30 pm (in person)


In-person classes meet at 1955 E. 6th Street, Tucson, AZ

Fundamentals of Project Management + PMP Exam Preparation Courses: $1,585

PMP Exam Prep Course Only: $899

(UA faculty/staff and military receive a 10% discount)


The Project Management Professional (PMP) is a registered mark of the Project Management Institute, Inc.

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