Certified Professional Project Manager

Certified Professional Project Manager

Lead instructor Ernest Owens describes UST project management programs.

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Certified project managers command more credibility and higher salaries than their non-certified colleagues. They appear more confident, competent, and committed to the profession—and companies reward them for it.

Distinguish yourself as a credentialed, experienced project manager through the Certified Professional Project Manager (CPPM) program. At the University of St. Thomas, we will help you:

  • Become a Certified Professional Project Manager (CPPM designation)
  • Understand the latest research, theory, best practices, and tools for effective project management
  • Understand the leadership role of project managers and project teams
  • Save time, cut spending, and minimize error at all project stages
  • Supplement your studies for the Project Management Institute’s PMP® designation and earn the 35 contact hours necessary to take the exam

Gain hands-on experience through a case study that emphasizes moving a project successfully through its life cycle with an emphasis on project management leadership.

Take the opportunity to expand your knowledge base, hone your project management skills, and stand out in your field. Enroll today to earn CPPM designation. Use the tabs at the top of the page to explore program details.

CPPM is a case-based training program targeted from the novice level to project manager practitioners that will allow participants to engage with a research practitioner with decades of experience in for-profit, non-profit, government, education, and service sector fields. Participants are encouraged to bring real projects into the course for consultation with the instructor. The CPPM is more in depth program covering more than basic PMI standards.

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Did You Know?

  • Certified PMP®s Project Management Institute designation) earn an average of 15.6% more than non-credentialed professionals with similar experience.*
  • UST offers one of the strongest portfolios of project management education in the Midwest and is a Project Management Institute (PMI®) Global Registered Education Provider.

*Those who have held this designation for 2 to 4 years. PMI Project Management Salary Survey.