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Continuing Education Programs

  • University of South Carolina Project Management training

Project Management

Professionals with the skills to successfully plan and manage projects continue to be in high demand by top employers. Each of USC's project management programs will prepare you to pursue advanced project management career opportunities.

Gain a competitive edge!

The project management courses at USC weave theory and real-life projects, risks and challenges to help each student develop strategic management strategies, resulting in stronger professional leadership. The practical applications obtained during the project management courses empower professionals – giving a competitive edge in the professional world. You will gain practical instruction and working knowledge on how to successfully organize, manage and complete projects in an effective and efficient manner, yielding the desired outcome.

USC's Project Management Certificate program was essential in helping me qualify for and pass my PMP exam! The PMP study material can be repetitive and memorization-heavy, but instructor Tony Bryant made the class engaging, interactive, and fun. The opportunity to network with other PMP aspirants from across the state was a wonderful bonus that I wouldn't have had with another program. - Lindsey Rambow, July 2022 participant

Whether you are an experienced or an occasional project manager, the tools you will receive at USC will bring the ability to strategically plan, manage and close projects successfully.

At USC, we have three interactive programs designed to prepare you for a successful future in project management. Visit the sites below to find out which program is the best fit for you!


Common Questions about Project Management Trainings

No, but the Fundamentals of Project Management Certificate Program at USC is an excellent stepping stone in your career as a project management professional. Most students seeking PMI certification will go on to attend USC’s Project Management Certificate program.

Yes, USC’s Project Management certificate program was intended for professionals who want to distinguish themselves and validate their project management expertise by obtaining the globally recognized Project Management Professional (PMP®) certification through the prestigious Project Management Institute (PMI®). Our program provides the 35 hours of training required to take the PMP® certification exam.

While the Project Manager Masterclass program will give you the content and hours required to sit for the PMP exam, this course is not designed to be a PMP exam preparation course. It was designed and developed to provide experienced project managers and business leaders with the advanced skill sets necessary for managing projects and leading people within the business arena.


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