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About the course

Earn 86 project management education hours towards your PMP (Project Management Professional) certification and exam when you complete Cornell’s Project Management 360 certificate program.

Prepare to lead successful large-scale projects by refining both your project leadership and project management skills. As a project leader, you need to think both strategically and tactically to lead high-functioning teams to meet your objectives. Learn how to scope projects effectively, improve time budgeting and resource allocation, and gain the communication skills and emotional intelligence needed to get the project done on time and within budget.

In addition to the Project Management 360 curriculum, you have the option to join an intensive 5-week PMP study group, which includes live online sessions with other students and your instructor, guided practice PMP exams, and preparation strategies designed to help you prepare for the PMP exam. Accompanying study books required.


  • Leverage Emotional Intelligence for Project Results
  • Communicate Well to Drive Project Outcomes
  • Turning Groups Into Teams
  • Leading Project Teams
  • Managing Conflict on Project Teams
  • Monitoring and Controlling Projects
  • Organizing the Project and Its Components
  • Planning and Managing Resources
  • Assessing, Managing, and Mitigating Project Risk
  • Using Earned Value Management for Project Managers
  • Agile Project Management Approaches
  • PMP Study Group


  • Develop the emotional intelligence needed to lead a high-performing team
  • Communicate more effectively with stakeholders throughout the project’s life cycle
  • Take on multiple leadership styles as the situation requires
  • Develop the tools and skills to manage damaging conflict while fostering healthy conflict
  • Identify ways to monitor the critical performance aspects that many project leaders miss
  • Examine the project management life cycle and key project characteristics
  • Develop a work breakdown structure
  • Construct a project network to identify task durations
  • Construct a Gantt chart
  • Use float information for decision-making
  • Identify the critical path
  • Recognize shortcomings in computation
  • Identify sources of uncertainty in task durations
  • Examine PERT computations
  • Study the PMBOK and complete practice exams to prepare for the PMP exam


  • Project Management 360 Certificate from Cornell
  • 88 Professional Development Hours (PDHs)
  • 86 Professional Development Units (PDUs) toward PMI recertification

Who should attend

  • Team leaders
  • Managers
  • Anyone responsible for the success of team projects and initiatives
  • Professionals with exposure to project management efforts or tools but no formal training
  • Project management professionals preparing to take the PMP exam

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Robert Newman

Robert Newman's teaching focuses on developing critical skills for leadership, including: emotional intelligence, individual and team behavior, conflict management and other soft-skills for project managers; business savvy, effective communication, economic analysis, negotiation prowess, managin...


Linda Nozick

Dr. Linda Nozick is Professor and Director of Civil and Environmental Engineering at Cornell University. She is a past Director of the College Program in Systems Engineering, a program she co-founded. She has been the recipient of several awards including a CAREER award from the National Science ...


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