Project Management Institute (PMP)® certification exam

Project Management Professional Certification Prep

When Classes are August 22 - November 7, 2017 on Tuesdays 5:30 - 9:00 pm and video streamed to Abingdon, Arlington, Newport News, and Richmond.

About the Program

VT | Testing Preparation | Hybrid – Virginia Tech’s project management courses provide valuable training for those beginning in the project management field or expanding their role and considering the PMI Certified Associate in Project Management (CAPM)® exam.  The courses also provide valuable training for professional project managers who are pursuing or maintaining the Project Management Professional (PMP)® from the Project Management Institute (PMI). Students have the flexibility of taking individual or test preparation courses via the classroom, online or on-site at their place of employment.

Learn the core competencies of project management and prepare for the Project Management Institute (PMP)® certification exam. Classes will be held at the Virginia Tech Roanoke Center and broadcast to the Virginia Tech Richmond, Newport News, and Arlington sites. Tuition includes 35 hours of instruction, textbooks, course materials, CEU’s and access to our online practice test engine.

35 credit hours | Course Checklist

You will learn how to:

  • Evaluate the financial merits of a proposed project
  • Create a Work Breakdown Structure (WBS)
  • Establish budget and schedule baselines
  • Identify risks and developing a response plan
  • Plan and conduct communications to project stakeholders
  • Create and execute quality planning
  • Turn assigned staff members into a cohesive project team
  • Establish performance measurement against project baselines
  • Manage changes to the project
  • Plan and manage procurements
  • Apply Ethical and professional responsibilities

Career Paths

  • Construction
  • Manufacturing
  • Architecture

Cost & Financial Aid

Student Support

We know the path to higher education can be daunting, which is why we’re here to help.

As a student of the Roanoke Higher Education Center, you will have access to:

  • Library collections and services
  • Computer lab with printer/copier
  • Student lounge with high-speed wireless Internet
  • Cafe serving breakfast, lunch, and dinner
  • Free parking with a student parking pass

As a student of Virginia Tech, you will have access to:

How to Apply

Register now or contact Erin Burcham at or  540-767-6145.

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