Certificate Program in Project Management



3 Months


Graduate with 50% marks

Total Fees (INR)


Per Semester Fee (INR)


Certificate Program in Project Management

The program is aligned to PMBOK 6th Edition and beyond, it gives students an opportunity to learn about project management issues and skills within a business context. The students get an opportunity to learn about project planning, management, and financial control, project procurement and solicitation, assessing and mitigating risk, and advanced project management skills. The curriculum is designed in accordance to standards set by the leading industry platforms and bodies.

Adding a project management certification to your list of credentials is a great way to benchmark your skills for potential employers and show that you have the know-how to plan, schedule, budget, execute, deliver and report on various initiatives. Employers are seeking specific skills to deliver what the businesses need to compete and 40% of them will hire Project Managers in the next 12 months to keep pace with the increasing projects.

Program Benefits

  1. Get a degree from one best-known universities in India for Project Management & domain focused Programs (Get an edge in IT & International assignments)
  2. Get PDUs to take PMP exam and mock test prep to prepare & clear the PMP
  3. Learn from the world’s most advanced digital courseware used by Fortune 100 companies
  4. Learn not just PMP – go beyond into advanced project management skills to get an edge and learn real-life cases to solve complex project management problems
  5. Ability to master mainstream thinking on project management standards, techniques, best practices, and current trends.

Unique Program Features

Content available for 1 year for FREE

Unique 24x7 online expert to ask query on any project management issues

PMP mock simulation exam – take it as learning or exam mode to clear PMP

FREE MS Project 2013 content – learn the essential tools and tricks

Help you speak and understand the global language of project management and connects you to a community of professionals, organizations and experts worldwide

You will learn great new tricks and techniques to assist you in your project management activities.

Where Our Students Are Working

IT Companies

  • Infosys
  • IBM
  • TCS
  • Manufacturing – Tata Power
  • Jindal India
  • Voltas Ltd
  • Ankit Metal Power Ltd
  • Gracetech Engineers

Consulting Firms

  • Bechtel India
  • Elcina Electronics Manufacturing Pvt Ltd
  • Think Tank
  • Telford International
  • BG India


  • RIAS Civil Services Academy
  • Indian Navy
  • NDSC

Career Prospects


  • Project Managers
  • System and Design engineers
  • Project Analyst
  • Product Manager


  • Project Engineers
  • Project Managers
  • Commercial officers
  • Corporate Planning

Logistics & Supply Chain

  • Planning and Scheduling
  • Contract Management
  • Fleet Operations
  • Project Directors


  • Business Analyst
  • Finance and Portfolio
  • Management Risk and Compliance

Why Enrol With Us

UPES is the best known University for Project Management and domain focused programs in India. Most comprehensive program on Project Management Program – Project Management Concept + Advanced Concepts + PMP (36 PDUs) + MS Project + Real Life Cases.

Who Should Do This Program

  • Professionals in IT Industry – Project managers, project engineers, programmer, those aspiring for project manager / senior roles
  • Professionals in Manufacturing / consulting organizations in project, operations, consulting, design and implementation profiles
  • Any one leading a team, P&L responsibility
  • Professionals with min 2-3 years experience in any field aspiring to lead a team or project or function

Program Structure

It is a 3 months program delivered in hands on learning method: you will receive e-learning content for self learning along with live webinar on weekends to learn key concepts and solve real life case studies from our expert. On completion of project management concept learning, students can start preparation of PMP exam and practice mock exams. On successful completion, the students get 36 PDUs to appear for their PMP exam. Additional feature to learn MS Project 2013 and stay in touch with our Online expert to ask and clarify any query you might have during the program.

Introduction To Projects

  • Understand the importance of project approach
  • Understand the differentiating characteristics of projects from conventional organizations
  • Understand the phases in the life cycle of projects and its significance
  • Understand the objectives of project and interdependence of cost on schedules

Overview Of Project Management

  • Appreciate the need for use of project management tools
  • Understand the various aspects involved in project management
  • Identify tools and techniques of project management at different stages of project progress.

Project Selection: Non-numeric Models

  • Understand the importance of project selection
  • Identify and apply appropriate non-numeric selection model for project selection

Project Selection: Numeric Models

  • Understand the importance of project selection
  • Identify and apply an appropriate numeric selection models for project selection.

Project Selection: Scoring Models

  • Understand the importance and application of scoring models

Project Planning

  • Disintegrate the project into smaller tasks and work packages and create the WBS.
  • Develop responsibility matrix based on WBS.

Work Breakdown Structure

  • Understand the importance of Work Breakdown Structure

Developing Project Work

  • Develop network schedule for a project and estimate time for completion

Critical Path Method (Cpm

  • Analyze Project Network and determine project completion time using CPM

Project Evaluation And Review Technique (Pert)

  • Estimate probability of project completion in a specific time


  • Determine the extent by which non-critical activities can be delayed

Project Crashing

  • Identify and apply the methods of project time reduction with the least cost
  • Decide time by which project will be crashed considering time-cost relationship

Developing Gantt Charts

  • Develop Gantt Charts to graphically depict the sequence of activities for Scheduling, Resource Allocation and Controlling phases of a project

Developing Baseline Cost Curve

  • Develop Baseline Cost Curves and their significance in the overall project cost impact

Project Budgeting And Activity Costing

  • Plan and allocate resources basis forecast of resources
  • Control resource allocation

Project Monitoring And Control With Gantt Charts

  • Do continual and periodic verification of the project progress
  • Identify deviation from plans and taking actions if required
  • Control Schedules, Cost, specifications or quality

Project Monitoring (Earned Value Analysis)

  • Monitor both cost and schedule of a project in financial terms

Project Risk Management

  • Ability to identify potential risks in a project
  • Categorization of project risks
  • Define the strategies for managing the project risks

Project Audit

  • Ability to develop audit schedules
  • Ability to audit a project and identify deviations

Project Quality Management

  • Ability to identify the quality needs in a project
  • Ability to apply relevant quality tools in a project
  • Ability to interpret the results of the tools to monitor the quality

Case Studies

  • Detailed Case Studies to reinforce and apply the concepts learnt

Learning Methodology

E-Learning Content for Self Learning

We provide access to our Learning Management System (LMS) that includes resources from e-books, assignments, Audio-Video links and web-links. It has PMBOK content plus Project Management concepts including module on MS 2013 & Mock Exam for PMP. The LMS is accessible via smart phones and tabs, and is also available in our website.

Live Interactive Classes on Weekends

Our expert faculty members take session on each paper that is delivered through live webinar sessions on weekends. These sessions are joined by students from India and Abroad. Key concepts, case studies and real-life examples are discussed. Students also get chance to clarify their doubts / academic clarifications. If by any chance you miss these live classes, don’t worry, the recorded sessions are uploaded in the LMS

HelpDesk – Solve your queries instantly

Helpdesk Support is Available for all students in CCE UPES in the defined business hours. All learners can connect via Email & Chat. Helpdesk Connect learners to all departments of CCE. Issues raised via Email & Tickets were answered within 24 Business Hours. We encourage students to use this facility.

Faculty Members

The faculty members who take care of Live Sessions and Offline discussions are comprised of:

  • Dedicated Faculty members for Centre for Continuing Education headed by an Academic Head
  • 450+ faculty members who are full-time resource taking sessions at our campus in Dehradun
  • Industry experts either currently servicing or retired at senior level with a passion for teaching


  • This program is open to ALL, any professional or self-employed or entrepreneur who have at least 2 years of experience in any kind of project (practically everything that you implement can be considered as a project)


On successful completion of the program, you will get the Certificate in Project Management from UPES

Programme Fee – Indian Residents

Full program fees (INR) 25,000

About UPES

UPES is the best known University for focused Energy Infrastructure and Transportation domain related education in India. We are considered a premium University by corporates in the EIT domain. Our students are working with some of best known corporates both in India and as well abroad. The Certificate in Project Management not only opens opportunities for students for enhanced career prospects in these domains, but also helps then get the dual advantage of getting certified from a University of repute, while earning the PDUs preparing for the coveted Project Management Professional® Certification

Welcome to UPES University

UPES was established in the year 2003 through UPES Act, 2003 of the State Legislature of Uttarakhand.