Project Management Certification

A Vail Valley Works Specialty Course

Course Details

Course Name: Project Management Certification

Facilitator: Barb Waters, Owner – Peak Business Management – Member of the Project Management Institute and contributor to the Project Management Body of Knowledge

Format: Online – Live Instruction & Self Guided Content

Dates: February 8th – 12th, 2021 (9am – 12:30pm); Includes five 3.5-hour sessions plus self-guided content


  • A certificate of completion will be provided to each participant who completes the class
  • Those who choose to sit for and pass the test will become CompTIA Project+ certified (click for exam details)
  • SHRM & HRCI Credits (pending approval)

Cost: $750* (VVP Members)/$875 (Public Price)

  • VVP Member Nonprofits Receive 40% off

Intended For: Anyone who may be looking to formalize skills they already have. The ideal participant is a mid-level contributor or leader who is often tasked with creating a new product, service, program, process, or outcome for your organization. You have selected this person because of their leadership and organizational skills. They may not hold the title of “Project Manager”. Nonetheless, they perform project-related tasks while facing the challenges of budget and schedule constraints and competing stakeholder needs.

Course Description: CompTIA Project+ is ideal for those who need to manage smaller, less complex projects as part of their other job duties but still have foundational project management skills. Project+ is more versatile than other certifications because it covers essential project management concepts beyond the scope of just one methodology or framework. The successful candidate will have the knowledge and skills required to:

  • Manage the project life cycle
  • Ensure appropriate communication
  • Manage resources and stakeholders
  • Maintain project documentation

Learning Outcomes:

  • Project Basics: Summarize the properties of project, phases, schedules, roles and responsibilities, and cost controls, as well as identifying the basic aspects of Agile methodology
  • Project Constraints: Predict the impact of various constraint variables and influences throughout the project and explain the importance of risk strategies and activities
  • Communication & Change Management: Understand appropriate communication methods of influence and use change control processes within the context of a project
  • Project Tools & Documentation: Compare and contrast various project management tools and analyze project and partner-centric documentation



  • VVP Members*: $750
  • Public Pricing: $875
    • *VVP Member Nonprofits Receive a 40% Discount
    • Limited scholarships are available – please complete the form below for more information!
    • Please Note: Pricing does not include the cost of the exam ($329)

Registration Includes:

  • 18 hours of live instruction via a personalized learning platform
  • Self guided content & practice exam simulator
  • CompTIA Project+ exam prep textbook
  • Exam mentorings
  • “Pass Guarantee” (please inquire for details)