Executive Certificate in Project Management

Project management is fundamental to business success, and is a rapidly evolving practice. But during the current crisis, when profitable outcomes are more important than ever before, results are harder to achieve. Whether you are a seasoned or aspiring project manager facing new and difficult challenges, or are dealing with the complexity of getting your own projects done at a distance, the Project Management Certificate will equip you with the latest insights and practices you need to provide effective oversight of projects that align and deliver on your organization’s strategy and goals. 

How do I earn a Project Management Certificate?

The certificate is awarded upon completion of eight units of instruction in up to two years. Program must include Foundations of Project Management: Managing in a Virtual World and Advanced Topics in Project Management.  The remaining content may be chosen from the portfolio of programs for individuals, from the domains of Management & Leadership or Supply Chain Management. You may indicate your intent to earn an Executive Certificate by emailing us at execed@lehigh.edu prior to completing your first program or any time after.

Lehigh Project Management Program Domain

  • Project Management Foundations: Managing in a Virtual World (2 units)
  • Advance Topics in Project Management (2 units)
  • Continuous Improvement for Manufacturing and Service Industries* (2 units)

*This program is currently on demand

In which individual programs should I enroll?

The Executive Certificate in Project Management is a customized credential that enables you to pick content from across our available domains.  We will work with you to select the eight units of instruction that best meet your individual professional goals and your schedule. For organizations interested in sending multiple participants, we can design a custom set of four programs, or allow individuals to choose their own. Below is a sample track that focuses on project management skills, reinforced with additional business acumen.

During the current crisis, when profitable outcomes are more important than ever before, results are harder to achieve. Whether you are a seasoned or aspiring project manager facing new and difficult challenges, or are dealing with the complexity of getting your own projects done at a distance, Lehigh’s two-day, Project Management Foundations will help you sharpen your skills and improve your efficiency and effectiveness.

Program Requirements

  • Completion of 8 units of content (see "Sample Track" section below)
  • 50% of content must be in the domain of Project Management
  • Must be completed in 2 years

Sample Track

*This program is currently on demand

Who should attend?

Existing and new project managers who want to learn the latest best practices and significantly improve their success rates. This includes managers who direct project managers who are not PM’s themselves.

What is the cost and what does it include?

The total cost of the Project Management Certificate is determined by the individual programs you choose to attend. It includes all program materials, exceptional learning opportunities with Lehigh faculty and external subject matter experts, and networking with a diverse group of fellow participants. All of our available discounts, including those offered to organizations that send multiple participants through the certificate series, can be applied. More details on discounts can be found in our FAQs. 

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