Practical Project Management


Practical Project Management

Learn a universal skill-set to plan, lead cross-functional teams and execute projects on time and on budget. There has never been a better time to be a professional project manager with a $126,000 median income in California and a 9.5% projected job growth through the year 2028. (California Labor Market Information Division).

  • Online Learning with edgox Career Support
  • 20 Units
  • 20 Weeks

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About the Program

This program is perfect for current or aspiring managers and specialists from any discipline or industry, including government and nonprofit organizations, seeking to achieve performance objectives within scope, cost and time constraints.

Required Courses (16 units) Units
BUSAD X409.65 - Principles of Marketing 4
MGMNT X477 Developing a Digital Marketing Strategy 4
TMP X452 - Project Execution & Risk Management 4
BUSAD X435 - Foundations of Business Leadership 4
Elective (Choose One - 4 units)
TMP X454 - Agile Approaches to Project Management 4
ECON X455.2 - Competitive Business Strategy 4

Self-paced Study

Hands-on projects

Writing Assignments


Program Learnings and Insights

  • How to plan projects in any field from architecture to software development and keep them on task, on time, and on budget
  • Predictive and Agile Project Management methodologies that align with the Project Management Professional (PMP®) certification exam
  • Current theories of project management and their appropriate real-world applications from instructors with vast experience in their fields
  • Critical interpersonal and leadership skills needed to conduct work in the team environments inherent to modern projects

Admission requirements

Minimum English Language Requirements

English proficiency test must have completed within the last two years.

  • IELTS: 6.5
  • TOEFL: 80
  • CET-4: 550
  • CET-6: 520

About UCSB

UCSB Extension, now known as Professional and Continuing Education, is committed to providing essential skills and expertise to compete in today's job market.

The UCSB Extension offers professional courses and certificate programs to UCSB students getting them ready for the competitive job market after graduation. Their International Programs enable visiting scholars and professionals from all over the world to experience the outstanding research and instruction at this top-rated University.

UCSB Accolades and Rankings

Ranked #6 public university in USA

Has 6 Nobel Prize winning faculty.

#20 on “America’s Top Colleges” (Forbes, 2019)

#34 in ‘Best National Universities’ (US News, 2020)

#57 University in the World (THE, 2020)

Contact Information

2160 Kerr Hall University of California, Santa Barbara, CA

93106-1110 | 805-893-4200

Program Fee

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