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Project Management

Develop and Enhance your Project Management Skills

Today's organizations need talented employees who will deliver results on time and on budget. Kaplan Financial Education has the perfect solution to help you develop and enhance your Project Management skills.

Kaplan offers a standalone course as a single offering that teaches the core concepts of project management. It provides a quick overview and introduction to project management and is a basis for people who need to know more about the essentials of project management.

Please use our website to learn more about our Project Management course or call one of our Admissions Advisors at 800.717.3650 with questions.

About the Project Management Program

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Distinguish yourself as the person who completes projects on time and on budget. Earn respect for anticipating unexpected challenges and avoiding delays. Take charge with your new project management skills.

Project management combines the critical skills of initiating, planning, executing, monitoring/controlling, and closing a project to achieve specific goals, whether it’s the launch of an integrated sales and marketing campaign or the development of a new product line. Skilled project managers are sought after by today’s leading organizations because they bring value by:

  • Ensuring timely project completion
  • Improving quality
  • Increasing productivity
  • Reducing costs

The importance of effective project management applies across most industries today, including business, information technology, construction, insurance, financial services, engineering, health care, training and education, and more.

The knowledge you will gain from Project Management will help you become a valuable team member or manager in major initiatives that will impact your success.

Kaplan’s Project Management course is ideally suited for individuals who are participating in or leading project initiatives.

It will also be valuable for those who are responsible for managing ongoing challenges regarding company deadlines, budgeting, and resource planning. Those who will benefit from building project management skills include:

  • Individuals new to project management responsibilities
  • Individuals seeking to improve their career options in most any industry
  • Managers looking for tools to bring projects in on time and on budget

To enroll, you must possess a 2-year associate’s degree or higher. Exceptions may be allowed if you are actively engaged in project management work with your current employer.

How the Project Management Essentials Course Works

Here is an at-a-glance description of the courses, the time involved, the study tools, student support you receive, the cost, and your enrollment options.

The Essential Understanding of Project Management course is one course that can be completed in approximately 10 hours. 

The course is online and self-paced, so you can study anytime, anywhere. You have 45 days of access to the course after purchase. 

Course quizzes and exams are taken conveniently online. 

You will have ongoing support throughout your education from the following:

  • Instructors
  • Academic advisors
  • Technical support advisors

The cost of the course is $299.

Kaplan's Project Management course incorporates the latest in innovative design and delivery. It is designed around you, the student.

Your course will include:

  • Content-rich videos
  • Course case study
  • Online quizzes and final exams
  • Access to faculty feedback on all submitted assignments
  • Use of message boards to access both instructors and students
  • Workbook portfolio for showcasing project management knowledge


Upon completion of your course, you'll have gained the necessary skills to demonstrate to employers that you have the insights and knowledge to oversee successful project execution.

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