Project Management Courses in NYC or Live Online

Project Management, PMP Classes & Certifications

Project management is the art of starting, organizing, planning, and managing projects. Get started in project management with our introductory courses, or earn your certification at NYIM's leading PMP certification exam prep.

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Small Group Project Management Classes

Our Project Management Courses courses are instructor-led in our Manhattan classrooms or live online (virtual learning).

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From our hands-on training style to world-class instructors and proprietary curriculum, we deliver a learning experience our alumni can be proud of.

Our Project Management Courses are rated 5.0 stars

in the past 24 months

Mike was excellent at clearly showing many functions of Microsoft project that i did not know.

Donavaugn R.
ETC companies

Advanced Project Management provided me a good paradigm and methodology to manage my projects.

Michael G.
Siemplify

I was unsure if this would be helpful but after a day of training I am confident that I can be more useful at my job with all the training I received. I would definitely recommend this class and other classes.

Joanna H.
DBS

Class and instructor, Michael were great.

Philip S.
Newmark Knight Frank

Michael Magreta was extremely knowledgeable, courteous, patient, and kind. The rest of the staff was also punctual and respectful. Finished lessons leaving confident knowing the material. Truly worth every penny I spent!

Jose G.
Ecolab

Staff is wonderful and professional... They really try to make you feel comfortable about your subject and take their time until you get it. I highly recommend!

Jose G.
Ecolab

We did a hybrid class due to pandemic - zoom and conference room to respect social distancing. All worked great and got so much out of Ade and his teaching.

Irene P.
Benjamin Companies

This class was an excellent overview of project management planning and organization. It was exactly what I needed!

Timothy L.

It was a good introductory course to learn MS Project.

Charles
Curemark

The MP Intro Class was a perfect jumping-off point for getting acquainted with the software and feeling able to put it into practice effectively.

Olivia V.
Metropolitan Mechanical Contractos

Mike imparts lots of helpful tips and tricks during this class. He uses his real-world experience to enhance the class.

Amanda S.

I strongly recommend this class, it can also be applied to your every day plans as well not only professional

Ruth R.
NYU Langone Isaac Perlmutter Cancer Center

Best PM class with Michael, provided by NYU. I am looking forward to taking additional PM classes.

Christine E.
NYU Langone Medical Center

I highly recommend the Intro to Project Management Course. You will learn a lot even if you already have some knowledge about Project Management. It will be time well spent and help take your career to a higher level.

Shasshauna G.
NYU Grossman School of Medicine

I highly recommend the Advanced Project Management Course. You will learn a lot even if you already have some knowledge about Project Management. It will be time well spent and help take your career to a higher level.

Shasshauna G.
NYU Grossman School of Medicine

Upcoming Project Management Classes in NYC

All times are listed in Eastern Time unless otherwise specified.

March 2024
March 14
Thursday 10–5pm
$249
6 Hours
NYC or Live Online

The course begins with an introduction to project management as a science. Students will obtain a firm grasp of different methods and strategies used in the field of project management. Moving deeper into project management theory, students will explore a Planning phase, where a large degree of project success is determined. The last part of the course is a facilitated discussion on project managers and what it takes to become a successful one.

March 14–15
Weekdays 10–5pm
$449
12 Hours
NYC or Live Online

This two-day bootcamp will cover an overview of project management theories and students will dig deeper into project management concepts. Package includes our beginner and advanced Project Management classes at a 15% discount.

March 15
Friday 10–5pm
$299
6 Hours
NYC or Live Online

In this Intermediate/Advanced Project Management course, students delve deeper into project management concepts include task analysis, critical path method, planning, project timelines, and ongoing monitoring.

April 2024
April 17
Wednesday 10–5pm
$249
6 Hours
NYC or Live Online

The course begins with an introduction to project management as a science. Students will obtain a firm grasp of different methods and strategies used in the field of project management. Moving deeper into project management theory, students will explore a Planning phase, where a large degree of project success is determined. The last part of the course is a facilitated discussion on project managers and what it takes to become a successful one.

April 17–18
Weekdays 10–5pm
$449
12 Hours
NYC or Live Online

This two-day bootcamp will cover an overview of project management theories and students will dig deeper into project management concepts. Package includes our beginner and advanced Project Management classes at a 15% discount.

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What is Project Management?

Project management is the art of starting, organizing, planning, and managing projects. Key features of a project include that it is unique, not a regular process; temporary, with a definite start and completion date; and mission-oriented, initiated with a specific goal to achieve. Examples of projects include the construction of a new hotel in Las Vegas, building a mobile app, or launching a new service or branch of business.

For centuries project management has been practiced informally for everything from the construction of the Brooklyn Bridge to launching multinational offices. In the mid-20th century, project management took on a formal role in the professional world, first as a framework for completing projects, then as an official field of study, and later as a profession. The Project Management Institute (PMI), considered to be the authority in the field of project management, was established in 1969.

There are a variety of methodologies and tools used to complete projects in healthcare, construction, finance, IT, engineering, and many more industries. PMBOK®, Agile, and Waterfall are just a few frameworks and methodologies. Microsoft Project, Asana, and Jira are the most popular project management software programs used to manage workflow and tasks for teams.

What do you do as a project manager?

Project manager planning out tasks

Managing scope, cost, and time are the critical tasks of the project manager role. The project manager ensures all project tasks close (scope), as scheduled (time), and without exceeding the budget (cost). If the project runs smoothly, and everyone does their part, the project manager’s job may seem easy. On the contrary, if the project is unsuccessful, late, or exceeds budget, the project manager is held responsible.

Typical Project Manager duties include the following:

  • Researching concepts to understand project mission and deliverables
  • Creating the scope of a project
  • Defining a project timeline
  • Developing a proposed project budget
  • Facilitating meetings between project teams and stakeholders
  • Sourcing supplies, materials, and human capital to complete the project
  • Identifying and eliminating obstacles and unexpected problems related to the project scope, budget, or timeline
  • Monitoring and reporting key performance indicators and analyzing data
  • Evaluating the quality of work and milestones
  • Ensuring the project is within budget, schedule, and scope

Learn more about project management on our Free Project Management Tutorials Blog.

How do you become a project manager?

To become a project manager, you can pursue a degree related to the industry you plan to work in, such as engineering, healthcare, or finance. The more common route to becoming a project manager is to obtain a project manager certification. There are a variety of project management certifications, and the type of certification you pursue depends on your industry.

Project Management Courses

Project Management courses at NYIM prepare you for the PMI Project Management Professional (PMP®) exam, considered to be the gold standard certification in project management. An introductory project management course offers the basics of project management, including the knowledge areas and project management stages. The Advanced Project Management Course digs deeper into the project management methodology.

Project Management Certifications: PMP & CAPM

Project management professionals can earn certification in both the field of project management or individual project management methodologies. The gold-standard of project management certification is PMI’s Project Management Professional or PMP® certification. Learn more about our PMP® certification training.

Project Management Certification Courses in NYC

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