Project management

Project Management Certificate

Interested in building or enhancing your career as a project manager? eSpelman's Project Management Certificate will sharpen your knowledge and competence, and let you rise above the rest!

This online certificate provides a thorough introduction to fundamental knowledge, skills, tools and techniques students can use to properly manage most kinds of projects from ideation to completion and deliver project success, with an emphasis on agile concepts and frameworks. The program adopts a practical approach to make project management easy to understand and apply to today’s project-driven workplace.

This certificate program is designed to be accessible for those with or without college experience and to give students in-demand career skills while also earning credits that can be applied towards a degree.

What You’ll Learn

  • Recognize the importance of project management in most industries and key project management concepts to empower students' project leadership.
  • Understand various tools and methodologies at different phases of the project’s life cycle to increase productivity.
  • Analyze factors for successful projects and reasons for project failure, based on specific case studies, to apply learnings in the workplace.
  • Learn various strategies to effectively manage teams, stakeholders and communications and to deliver the best value for each project.
  • Apply approaches and methods of complex problem solving to explore creative solutions to problems in real work situations.

Program Info

Spring 2022

Time Commitment

Approximately 6 Hours / Week


Online, asynchronous


  • High school diploma or equivalent
  • Submitted official transcripts


The Project Management Certificate consists of two eight-week courses for a total of six credit hours. Both courses are offered online only and are self-paced.

Course Credit Hours
Project Management Fundamentals and Techniques 3
Communication and Problem Solving in Project Management 3


We are launching this eSpelman Certificate at the inaugural price of $3,000. This deeply-discounted rate will only be available for a limited time.


All courses in this certificate are online. Learn in your own time and schedule from anywhere you choose!

Spelman Faculty Course Developers

Dr. Yan Xu, Ph.D., PMP
eSpelman Online Program Director, Associate Professor of History