Project Management Certification


About Project Management Certification

This Project Management Certification program includes the online study material and the MSI certification exam. The included project management training will provide you with the skills necessary to lead or function within a project management team.  This innovative certification is designed for professionals who are looking to work as a project manager in a corporate environment.

Unlike other popular Project Management certifications, the Management and Strategy Institute does not require a college degree or project experience for our certification.  Our project management certification is based on your ability to learn and understand project management fundamentals.  The certification title is Project Management Qualified (PMQ)®.

Additional Information:

Digital Badge:

  • Online study material to prepare for exam.
  • MSI Certification exam, completed online.
  • Mailing of certificate & transcripts once certified.

This test is designed to ensure that you can function at a competent level within a Project Management environment. The knowledge level rating is ‘Intermediate’.  It will be very important that you study the training material included to ensure that you have a solid understanding of the principals involved.  If you do not pass the test on the first attempt you will be given two additional attempts at no charge.

The Project Management Qualified (PMQ) certification, by definition, is a intermediate-level certification. It is designed to give you a solid understanding of project management roles and how to properly lead a team. This professional development course was designed to teach someone with little knowledge of project management the basic skills needed to function as a project member, project manager, or leader. 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”.

The training course is self-paced. Time to complete and fully comprehend will vary with every individual. It may take several days or weeks of study before you feel comfortable to take the final test. You may take the final exam as soon as you’re ready. You have 1 year from the date of purchase to complete the course.

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

This certification exam is timed with a limit of 2 hours.  The exam is completed online from home or work.  You may take the exam as soon as you are ready, it does not need to be scheduled in advance.  All questions are multiple choice.

Participants who successfully complete this certification program will receive:

  • 20 Professional Competency Units (PCUs) from MSI

You will be mailed a Certificate Of Completion, as well as a letter of congratulations and two copies of our training verification letters which you can give to employers who request it. The certificate is heavy-stock, cream paper suitable for framing. 

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 Qualified (PMQ)™