Executive Certificate in Project Management


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Certificate Program Summary

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The Executive Certificate in Project Management program will show how clarity of purpose, detailed project metrics, earned value analysis, and project initiative control will allow project managers to effectively manage competing demands in a constantly changing environment. Participants will learn how to control project initiatives and competing requirements in today’s ever-shifting business circumstances and maintain effective working relationships with all project stakeholders. 

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Partner Program

This Executive Certificate in Project Management program is a five-course program offered in partnership with ASPE, Inc., a leading IT and SDLC (Systems Development Life Cycle) provider, that is dedicated to providing certification tools, techniques, skills, and leader knowledge that enable professionals to harness IT for business success and transform complex IT/business challenges into strategic capabilities. Based in Cary, North Carolina, (the Research Triangle) ASPE has joined with the Executive Certificate Program at the John Cook School of Business to partner in a core mission to empower companies to gain critical competitive advantage and lead through innovative and expert training for sustaining quick and effective problem solutions and goal attainment. ASPE, Inc. has a full public course schedule across more than 75 North American cities as well as live, instructor-led sessions over the internet. The courses offer professional development units (PDUs, CDUs, and/or CPEs) and are approved by:

Certificate Program Content

The Project Management Executive Certificate is compromised of a total of five courses. Individuals are required to take three core courses, and then may choose two courses from seven elective course offerings.

Core Required Courses

All certificate program participants must complete the following two courses:

Course TitleDaysCDUs CPEsPDUs
PM 101 Project Management FundamentalsTwo Days-1214
Applied Project ManagementThree Days--21


Elective Course Options 

All certificate program participants should pick three of the following elective courses:

Course Title Days CDUsCPEs PDUs 
Hands-on Power Excel for Project ManagersTwo Days -14 
Certified ScrumMaster WorkshopTwo Days151215
SharePoint 2010 for Project ManagersThree Days--21
Hands on IT Project ManagementTwo Days-1214
Agile Project Management Certification (PMI-ACP)Three Days2118.521
Project Management Professional (PMP) Certification Exam Boot CampFour Days-3135
Financial Modeling in Boot CampTwo Days21-14



The Executive Education Program at the John Cook School of Business at Saint Louis University recognizes and approves these professional courses as a requirement for the five-course Project Management Program, co-sponsored with ASPE, Inc.  Upon completion of the program, Saint Louis University awards the Executive Certificate in Project Management.  Students have three years from their first class to complete all certificate requirements.

Certificate Program Registration

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To register, please click the “register now button” to your right. Upon clicking, you will be transferred to the ASPE secure website where you can register for the five-course program and obtain information regarding all coursework, program fees and course schedules. 


For more information or questions related to the program, please contact Ms. Janine Meyer at meyerja2@slu.edu or call (314) 977-3833.