Why Project Management?

  • Smiling male project manager in an officeProject 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 with PMP Exam Prep

This course will provide students with a fundamental knowledge of the essential skills of project management. The course will cover the entire project life cycle, from initiation and planning, through execution, support, and closure. 

This course will also provide the student with training and support to take and pass the Project Management Professional (PMP) exam, the most important industry-recognized certification for project managers. 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.



Schedule and cost

Class Schedule

Monday, October 15 5-9pm
Wednesday, October 17 5-9pm
Monday, October 22 5-9pm
Wednesday, October 24 5-9pm
Friday, October 26 5:30-8:30pm
Friday, November 2 8:30am-4:30pm
Saturday, November 3 8:30am-4:30pm

Price: $1,585 (UA faculty/staff and military receive a 10% discount)

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


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.


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