Project Management Essentials Certification


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)™