Foundations of Project Management

Date / Time

September 18, 2021 - October 16, 2021

All Day


The Foundations of Project Management Course provides in-depth instruction to enhance project and team management skills. Gain the expertise to initiate, manage and close complex projects on-time and on-budget.

This course fulfills the education requirement for the PMP® and CAPM® certification exams and includes:

  • Course materials
  • Two textbooks – A Guide to the Project Management Body of Knowledge (PMBOK® Guide)—Sixth Edition, Project Management Institute, Inc., 2017 and Project Management for Dummies, Fifth Edition (Stanley E. Portny)

Sample of Course Topics:

  • How to build and support a high-performance team
  • Determining project management methodology, scope, budget, schedule and closing
  • Assessing and managing project risks
  • Executing the project to deliver business value
  • Managing project changes and issues
  • Evaluating and delivering project benefits and value

Course Details:

  • Dates: Saturdays, September 18 –  October 16, 2021 (5 sessions total)
  • Location: Online – Interactive Zoom Sessions
  • Time: 9 a.m. – 5 p.m.
  • Fee: $1,900 (University of Illinois students, alumni and staff: $1,520)
  • Instructor: Brian Porter
  • Registration deadline: Thursday, September 16 at 12 p.m. CT


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