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Project Management Certificate Program

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Project Management Certificate of Completion

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Due to the current health crisis, the Project Management program, which is usually conducted in a classroom setting, will now be conducted online using Zoom and the Blackboard Learning Management System. Live virtual class sessions will be conducted at the day/time indicated in the program schedule. Attendance at all class sessions is required.

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The Program

Obtain the management skills required to bring projects in on time and within budget. The results of successfully completing coursework in this program will be visible in your overall job performance, leadership effectiveness, risk analysis and decision-making capabilities, and improved management style.

Project ManagementThe curriculum is based on an organized sequence of courses that cover the Project Management Institute's (PMI) Project Management Body of Knowledge (PMBOK® Guide), which serves as the fundamental knowledge base for project management.

As a result, those who qualify will be better prepared to sit for the PMI Project Management Professional (PMP)® Exam. Recognized domestically and internationally, the PMP Certification has set a standard for excellence in project management. Obtaining use of the PMP designation distinguishes you as an expert in the profession. In addition, this program qualifies for the education requirement to sit for PMI's Certified Associate in Project Management (CAPM)® examination. This provides an entry into the project management profession for those who do not have prior work experience in project management.

A certificate is awarded upon successful completion of five required courses.


All classes are offered at California State University, Dominguez Hills in Carson and/or the CSUDH Beach Cities Annex in Redondo Beach (see Course Schedule for details). Project Management classes are convenient for people living and working in or near Los Angeles, Torrance, Long Beach, Carson, Compton, El Segundo, Lomita, Harbor City, Palos Verdes, Manhattan Beach, Hermosa Beach, Redondo Beach, San Pedro, Lawndale, Hawthorne, Gardena, Westchester, Ladera Heights, Lakewood, Paramount, Bellflower, Downey, Inglewood, Wilmington, and other parts of the South Bay and Southern California.

Who Should Attend?

Individuals in any discipline who work on projects in either the public or private sector will benefit from course work. Those with 3-5 years work experience who are not currently working in this field will be prepared to pursue career opportunities specifically in the area of project management upon completion of the program. Individuals who are considering a career change will get a good overview of the project management profession which will aid in their career decision.


  • Obtain a proven, practical body of project management knowledge and skills that will help you avoid making costly mistakes.
  • Helps students prepare to sit for the PMP/CAPM exam.
  • Learn techniques for effectively coordinating and managing all aspects of a project including team leadership, project risk and financial analysis, evaluation and control techniques, project planning and decision-making.


Course materials and handouts can be accessed by logging into Blackboard, the Learning Management System (LMS) for California State University, Dominguez Hills. Login credentials are sent with the registration confirmation after the student’s initial course enrollment at CSUDH. Visit the Blackboard Login Information link to get started.


A Guide to the Project Management Body of Knowledge (PMBOK® Guide) (6th Edition) by PMI.
ISBN: 9-78-162825-1845

Project Management — A Systems Approach to Planning, Scheduling and Controlling, (Latest Edition) by Harold Kerzner, PhD, John Wiley & Sons.
ISBN: 9-78-111802-2276

  Out of work and need training? This program is approved for funding through the Workforce Investment and Opportunity Act.
Visit the America's Job Center website for more information.


PMBOK, PMP, and CAPM are registered trademarks of the Project Management Institute, Inc.


Program Instructors

Tammo T. WilkensTammo T. Wilkens, MBA, P.E., PMP, CSM ►

Mr. Wilkens has 46 years of experience, including 31 years of experience in project management. He has managed various projects in software, engineering and construction industries, both in the private and public sectors. He has lectured and presented papers in multiple areas of project management and is a recognized subject matter expert in planning & scheduling and earned value management. His experience includes professional development and mentoring of employees, training students in scheduling software systems, as well as developing and delivering PMP exam preparation courses. Mr. Wilkens continues to receive overwhelmingly positive feedback from his students.

Dr. Kamal Vinayak InamdarDr. Kamal Vinayak Inamdar, EdD ►

Dr. Inamdar has over 30 years of combined experience in engineering, manufacturing management, project management and finance. He has taught business and management courses at two California State University campuses; and University of California, UCIEX. He is also an active faculty member of California Intercontinental University and serves as a chair for dissertations for international students. Kamal holds a bachelor's degree in Metallurgical Engineering from Maharaja Sayajirao University, India; a Master's degree in Business Administration from California State University, Dominguez Hills; and a Doctorate degree in Education from Pepperdine University, California. He is a certified Project Management Professional (PMP).

Professional Links

Professional Organizations

The Project Management Institute

Project Management Forum

Asociación Española de Project Management

Association for Project Management

Microsoft Corporation

Center for International Project & Program Management

International Project Management Association | USA:

NewGrange Center for Project Management

Program Management Associates


Project Management Certification Directory



Digital Certificate Request

A Certificate of Completion is awarded upon successful completion of the required courses.

Note: Once you have completed all the required courses, you may request your certificate via our online application. The processing time is approximately 6-8 weeks from the time of submission, and includes both a digital certificate link and a printed physical certificate.

Apply to Receive the Certificate

  OPERATIONS During COVID-19 Stay-at-Home Mandate:
CSUDH Extended Education is continuing to provide quality programs during the current COVID-19 health situation. However, our office will be limiting communication to online and phone communications. We are answering questions via phone, live chat on our website at, through Facebook Messenger, and via email at We are currently experiencing a high volume of calls to our Registration Office during peak call times (8am-11am), and are less busy in the afternoon. We thank you for your patience & understanding during this time, and stay safe!

 Information & Registration

There are no prerequisites for enrollment and no admission process. When you're ready to register for courses, call 310-243-3741 (Option 1). If you have previously taken a class at CSUDH, you can register at myCSUDH (

The deadline to enroll for courses for most certificate programs is FOUR (4) BUSINESS DAYS or earlier before the class begins; please check the Course Schedule for the program to ensure that you can enroll on time.

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