Recognizing the need for those managing projects to be trained and certified in the Project Management Institute Body of Knowledge (PMBOK®), the UAB Collat School of Business and the Project Management Institute (PMI), Central Alabama Chapter, have teamed together to offer Project Management Certificate Courses.  

In today’s competitive world the effective execution of value-adding business processes and related projects is imperative. The UAB Project Management Certificate Courses' approach provides the content and rigor of graduate level academic coursework and practicality provided by practicing project managers.

These popular courses have been a long standing offering by the UAB Department of Management, Information Systems and Quantitative Methods and are now offered several times a year in the UAB Collat School of Business.

UAB employees and students are encouraged to enroll and take advantage of a special UAB rate. Enter coupon code "BlazerPMI" at checkout and make sure to bring your ID to class. 


  • "This course helped launch me into a new career, new opportunities, and a new way of life."

    - 2018 Participant, Project Management Foundation Course

  • "I have managed projects for years and this class gave me a global standard to apply to present and future projects. Very practical and a lot of fun."

    - 2018 Participant, Project Management Foundation Course

  • “This was the prefect compliment to the foundational course."

    - 2018 Participant, Project Management Test Prep Course

  • "As a UAB PM I highly recommend this course."

    - 2018 Participant, Project Management Foundation Course


Next Offerings

Project Management Foundational Course

Combined face-to-face and online instruction that totals 36 contact hours and meets the education requirement to sit for the CAPM and PMP exams.

Sept. 13th, 20th, 27th and Oct. 4th

9:00am - 4:00pm
Price: $2500
$1500* - UAB employee/student, veteran or company with 3 or more students in the same class. *Apply code "BlazerPMI" at checkout and bring ID to class.

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PMP Test Prep Course

Face-to-face instruction and access to over 800 practice test questions.

Oct. 18th

9:00am - 3:30pm
Price: $600

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Microsoft Project Workshop

Face-to-face detailed instruction into integrating Microsoft Project software into your daily project management design.

July 19th

9:00am- 1:00pm
Price: $500

Additional offering: October 25th

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Project Management Certificate Bundle

A savings offered to participants taking all three Project Management courses listed.

Save $400

Price: $3200
$2200* - UAB employee/student, veteran or company with 3 or more students in the same class. *Apply code "BlazerPMI" at checkout and bring ID to class.

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Agile Project Management

The Agile Certified Practitioner (ACP) is one of the newest certifications offered by PMI and is expected to become the industry standard certification for Agile over the next few years. In addition to preparing you for the exam, this Agile Project Management course is designed to teach you the principles and practices of Agile in real world settings, including Scrum, XP and Lean..

Sept. 6th and 20th

8:30am- 4:00pm Price: $1,200

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Learn More About the PMP Exam Changes

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Contact and Location

Cori Miller Perdue

Cori Miller Perdue, Ph.D.

Director of Professional Education
(205) 934-7604

UAB Collat School of Business
CSB L02 
710 13th St. S.,
Birmingham, AL 35294