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Online Project Management Courses

Rice University has partnered with the International Institute for Learning Inc. (IIL), a leading provider of training and course development in Project, Program and Portfolio Management, to bring you online continuing education programs that help you prepare for Project Management Institute (PMI®) certification exams. The online format allows you to train when you want and where you want — at your own pace.

Employees of Rice University are eligible for tuition discounts. Contact George Zombakis at zombakis@rice.edu or 713-348-6101 for more information.

All courses grant PDUs for the PMP® and other eligible certifications based on their number of hours.

Pre-requisites for Project Management (PMP)

  • Secondary degree (high school diploma, associate’s degree or the global equivalent)
  • 7,500 hours leading and directing projects
  • 35 hours of project management education

  or

  • Four-year degree
  • 4,500 hours leading and directing projects
  • 35 hours of project management education

Pre-requisites for Certified Associate in Project Management (CAPM) 

  • Secondary degree (high school diploma, associate’s degree or the global equivalent)
  • 1,500 hours of project experience

  or

  • 23 hours of project management education completed by the time you sit for the exam

 

Pre-requisites for Agile Project Management (PMI-ACP)

  • 2,000 hours of general project experience working on teams. A current PMP® or PgMP® will satisfy this requirement but is not required to apply for the PMI-ACP.
  • 1,500 hours working on agile project teams or with agile methodologies. This requirement is in addition to the 2,000 hours of general project experience.
  • 21 contact hours of training in agile practices