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Business Project Management

MicroCred®

LSU’s Business Project Management MicroCred is a 54-hour fully online program that covers the essential and advanced skills relating to project management in a flexible online format. You will learn practical skills and organizational competencies to make an immediate difference in your workplace effectiveness.

Each MicroCred program is made up of two to six individual courses. Successful completion of all courses within the program qualifies you to earn an official LSU digital badge to show off your skill sets. This badge can be used to bulk up your resume and showcase your expertise in the topic. Badges are distributed through Acclaim by Credly. If you have completed this MicroCred program, you can request your badge by clicking here.


Business Project Management MicroCred

LSU Professional Development has announced the opening of a fully online version of its program. Based on the popular instructor-led program offered in a classroom format, the MicroCred contains five noncredit courses that together provide effective preparation for becoming a project manager, or adding an effective project management skill set.


Explore This MicroCred

Course Listing
  • POPMA - Essentials of Project Management (Online)
  • POPMB - Techniques for Project Development (Online)
  • POPMC - Estimation & Cost Benefit Analysis (Online)
  • POPMQ - Quality Assurance Essentials (Online)
  • POPMD - Project Change Control & Cost Management (Online)
Cost

Total cost: $2,860
Includes 20% off with bundle

You may purchase each course individually for a total cost of $3,575 or purchase as a bundle for 20% off for a total program cost of $2,860.

Why register for a MicroCred?

LSU MicroCreds offer a cost-effective means to establish and publicize your knowledge, skills, and abilities in a specialization. Upon successful completion of a MicroCred, you will receive a digital badge from LSU Digital & Continuing Education.

Our MicroCreds are intended especially for working professionals and others who need a flexible means of taking courses and documenting the qualifications they give you. The courses in this MicroCred also earn you college credit, so your MicroCred could also start you on the path to a credit certificate or a college degree.

You may start any course for this MicroCred at any time. Admission to LSU is not required.

Format
Online format with six months to complete the entire program. Each individual course must be completed in 4 weeks. The certificate program bundle fee is a 20% discount off on the courses if you were to register for the courses individually.
Requirements
This online program requires access to a computer with internet access, email, an Internet browser (Google Chrome and Mozilla Firefox recommended), MS PowerPoint, and Adobe Acrobat Reader.
Why choose LSU?

Prestige: LSU is the flagship institution of Louisiana and is one of only thirty universities nationwide holding land-grant, sea-grant and space-grant status.

Join the Tiger Nation: When you enroll in an LSU program, you join the LSU family, encompassed by distinguished students, faculty, and alumni.

Learn from the Best: Our award-winning LSU faculty has been making a global impact, both inside and outside of the classroom, since 1860 and our professional development instructions are leaders in their industry.

Learning Outcomes
Learners have developed the insight and skills necessary to deliver projects on time and within budget. They are competent in developing the scope of a project, including estimating and cost benefit analysis, managing risk, quality assurance, change control and more.