The Project Management Essentials Certification, designed exclusively for the Management and Strategy Institute, will provide you with a basic understanding of Project Management principles. This Free Project Management Certification course includes the study material and the online certification exam. This innovative certification is designed for individuals with no prior knowledge or experience in Project Management.
A “project” is a temporary endeavor designed to produce a unique product, service or result. Project managers have the responsibility of planning and proper execution of a project. Using the included study material, you’ll learn why some projects fail while others are successful. You’ll learn the stages of Project Management – Initiating, Planning, Executing, Monitoring, and Closing.
Having our Free Project Management Certification on your resumé can show potential employers you have a general understanding of the importance of Project Management and the steps necessary to ensure a project is successful. This certification has no project requirement. It is available to anyone who has the time and ambition to learn project management principles. All study material is completed 100% online and can be done from home or work.
This certification is perfect for individuals who are looking to learn more about Project Management. This certification program consists of a 20-minute training program and a 15-question certification exam. Upon completion of the exam, you will have immediate access to a digital certificate showing your certification status. Because we are offering this course for free, it does not include a physical certificate or transcripts unless you order the upgrade.
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The Project Management Essentials Certification program was designed for someone with no prior knowledge or experience. It includes all of the course work required to study for and pass the final exam.
The Project Management Essentials certification is an entry-level certification. The exam is open-note, however it is also timed with a limit of 30 minutes. You will not have much time to look up answers to questions. It is very important that you study and understand the material prior to taking the certification exam.
The training includes one short training video and approximately 30 pages of reading. It is designed to take approximately 20 to 30 minutes to complete.
Project Management skills are in very high demand across many industries. Having the ability to properly lead a project to success is a skill employers are always looking for. Many executive jobs today require that their employees have at least a basic understanding of project management. For an example, click on this job search link to see how many positions mention the words “project management”.
It is timed, with a limit of 30 minutes. You may take the test online, from home or work whenever you are ready. All questions are multiple choice.
You will receive a digital certificate immediately upon completion of the exam. If you’re interested in receiving our professional certificate & transcripts, as well as your digital certification badge, you can upgrade for a small fee. Our physical certificates are heavy-stock, cream paper suitable for framing.
Yes, MSI also offers digital books which can be purchased or rented at a significantly discounted rate. These books are perfect for learning additional Project Management concepts:
– Project Management, Fast Track to Success
– Project Management
Certifications are generally the last item listed under the education section of your resume. List them directly beneath your college information in this format:
Management and Strategy Institute
– Project Management Essentials Certified (PMEC)™