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Online Project Management Training Courses

IPDI offers a wide variety of online project management training and business courses in cooperation with our  online learning provider, MindEdge.  MindEdge was founded in 1998 by Harvard and MIT educators, and with over two million satisfied customers, MindEdge is a leader in the online learning space.  IPDI is confident that you’ll gain important skills and insights from taking online project management and business classes via MindEdge.

MindEdge is credentialed by and offers credits from the Project Management Institute (PMI®).

Online classes offer a “go at your own pace” learning environment.  Most courses, once purchased, are available for you to access and complete within six months.

If you prefer a learning situation with a live instructor, please check out IPDI’s Onsite and Virtual Courses.

Online Project Management Courses

Project Management Certification

Total PDUs/ Contact Hours: 35
Strategic & Business Management PDUs: 1.5
Technical PM PDUs: 18.5
CEUs: 3.5 (Contact Hours: 35 hours)

This course provides a comprehensive preparation for the Project Management Professional (PMP)® certification exam including exam-taking tips, 25 comprehensive module quizzes, five process group tests, and two full-length, 200-question practice exams covering the areas of interest from A Guide to the Project Management Body of Knowledge, (PMBOK® Guide), which will provide a report to help you determine your areas of weakness. Learners must have access to the PMBOK® Guide in order to fully engage in the material in this course and to fully prepare for the PMP® exam.

This course prepares learners to take the current edition of the PMI PMP® certification exam, which will be discontinued by PMI® as of January 2, 2021.

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Total PDUs/ Contact Hours: 25
Strategic & Business Management PDUs: 9.25
Technical PM PDUs: 8.25
CEUs: 2.5 (Contact Hours: 25 hours)

This course provides a comprehensive preparation for the Program Management Professional (PgMP)® certification exam including exam-taking tips, comprehensive module quizzes, and over 200 practice questions covering the areas of knowledge as described in PMIs Program Management Professional Exam Content Specification.

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Total PDUs/ Contact Hours: 30
Strategic & Business Management PDUs: 7.5
Technical PM PDUs: 17.25
CEUs: 3 (Contact Hours: 30 hours)

This completely online and self-paced nine-module risk management course helps educate project managers in identifying and responding to project risk. This course provides a comprehensive preparation for the Project Management Institute®s PMI Risk Management Professional (PMI-RMP)® certification exam including exercises, self-assessments, interactive games, and case studies along with exam-taking tips and two full-length, 170-question practice exams covering the required five domains of risk management knowledge.

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Total PDUs/ Contact Hours: 23
Strategic & Business Management PDUs: 2
Technical PM PDUs: 11.25
CEUs: 2.3 (Contact Hours: 23 hours)

This course provides a comprehensive preparation for the Certified Associate in Project Management (CAPM)® certification exam including exam-taking tips, 25 comprehensive module quizzes, and two full-length, 150-question practice exams covering the areas of interest from A Guide to the Project Management Body of Knowledge, (PMBOK® Guide), which will provide a report to help you determine your areas of weakness.

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Introduction to Project Management Series

Total PDUs/ Contact Hours: 3
Strategic & Business Management PDUs: 2
CEUs: 0.35 (Contact Hours: 4 hours)

This course is the first in a series designed to prepare learners to take the current edition of the PMI PMP® certification exam, which will be discontinued by PMI® as of January 2, 2021.

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Total PDUs/ Contact Hours: 3.5
Technical PM PDUs: 0.5
CEUs: .35 (Contact Hours: 4 hours)

This course is one in a series designed to prepare learners to take the current edition of the PMI PMP® certification exam, which will be discontinued by PMI® as of January 2, 2021.

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Total PDUs/ Contact Hours: 3.5
Technical PM PDUs: 1
CEUs: 0.35 (Contact Hours: 4 hours)

This course is one of a series designed to prepare learners to take the current edition of the PMI PMP® certification exam, which will be discontinued by PMI® as of January 2, 2021.

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Total PDUs/ Contact Hours: 3.5
Technical PM PDUs: 2.75
CEUs: 0.35 (Contact Hours: 4 hours)

This course is one in a series designed to prepare learners to take the current edition of the PMI PMP® certification exam, which will be discontinued by PMI® as of January 2, 2021.

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Total PDUs/ Contact Hours: 3.5
Technical PM PDUs: 2.75
CEUs: 0.35 (Contact Hours: 4 hours)

This course is one in a series designed to prepare learners to take the current edition of the PMI PMP® certification exam, which will be discontinued by PMI® as of January 2, 2021.

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Total PDUs/ Contact Hours: 3.5
Strategic & Business Management PDUs: 0.5
Technical PM PDUs: 2
CEUs: 0.35 (Contact Hours: 4 hours)

This course is one in a series designed to prepare learners to take the current edition of the PMI PMP® certification exam, which will be discontinued by PMI® as of January 2, 2021.

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Total PDUs/ Contact Hours: 3.5
Technical PM PDUs: 2.5
CEUs: 0.35 (Contact Hours: 4 hours)

This course is the first in a series designed to prepare learners to take the current edition of the PMI PMP® certification exam, which will be discontinued by PMI® as of January 2, 2021.

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Total PDUs/ Contact Hours: 3.5
Technical PM PDUs: 2
CEUs: 0.35 (Contact Hours: 4 hours)

This course is the first in a series designed to prepare learners to take the current edition of the PMI PMP® certification exam, which will be discontinued by PMI® as of January 2, 2021.

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Total PDUs/ Contact Hours: 3.5
Technical PM PDUs: 2.75
CEUs: 0.35 (Contact Hours: 4 hours)

This course is the first in a series designed to prepare learners to take the current edition of the PMI PMP® certification exam, which will be discontinued by PMI® as of January 2, 2021.

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Total PDUs/ Contact Hours: 3.5
Technical PM PDUs: 2
CEUs: 0.35 (Contact Hours: 4 hours)

This course is the first in a series designed to prepare learners to take the current edition of the PMI PMP® certification exam, which will be discontinued by PMI® as of January 2, 2021.

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Total PDUs/ Contact Hours: 3.5
Technical PM PDUs: 2.5
CEUs: 0.35 (Contact Hours: 4 hours)

This course is the first in a series designed to prepare learners to take the current edition of the PMI PMP® certification exam, which will be discontinued by PMI® as of January 2, 2021.

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Total PDUs/ Contact Hours: 3.5
Technical PM PDUs: 2.5
CEUs: 0.35 (Contact Hours: 4 hours)

This course is the first in a series designed to prepare learners to take the current edition of the PMI PMP® certification exam, which will be discontinued by PMI® as of January 2, 2021.

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CEUs: 0.5 (Contact Hours: 4 hours)

Only $25!

This course is designed to give learners an assessment of their readiness to take the Project Management Institute® (PMI®) Project Management Professional (PMP)® Exam. It contains five process group assessments, as well as two 200-question practice exams, which cover the PMI® standard, A Guide to the Project Management Body of Knowledge (PMBOK® Guide) 6th edition.

This course prepares learners to take the current edition of the PMI PMP® certification exam, which will be discontinued by PMI® as of January 2, 2021.

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General Project Management Courses

Total PDUs/ Contact Hours: 10
Strategic & Business Management PDUs: 2
Technical PM PDUs: 2
CEUs: 1 (Contact Hours: 10 hours)
HRCIs: 10

This project management simulation uses real-world application to teach project management techniques. In this simulation, you are the project leader for the development of a knowledge sharing database. You’ll make decisions about the project scope, schedule, budget, quality, and risk. As you make these decisions, an adaptive scoreboard will reflect the impact of your choices on project success.

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Total PDUs/ Contact Hours: 3
Strategic & Business Management PDUs: 1
Technical PM PDUs: 1
CEUs: .3 (Contact Hours: 3 hours)
HRCIs: 3

This online course is created to help project managers understand and resolve issues that can emerge from interactions among project stakeholders. The course contains ten concise case studies that explore common stakeholder issues. The case studies are designed to simulate the conversations and interactions that occur among project stakeholders, to show learners how to dissect causal elements from these types of conversations — just as they will have to do on their own projects — to help them prepare appropriate responses. As students work through the case studies, they’ll learn effective strategies to resolve stakeholder problems and gain the proficiency necessary to manage interactions and keep their projects on track.

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Total PDUs/ Contact Hours: 3
Strategic & Business Management PDUs: 1
Technical PM PDUs: 1.5
CEUs: .3 (Contact Hours: 3 hours)
HRCIs: 3
SHRMs: 3

Emotional intelligence (EI) is our ability to identify and control our emotions to achieve positive outcomes in our relationships. Project managers with high EI are better equipped to deal with team members, vendors, stakeholders, and sponsors and to handle and resolve conflicts. This course reviews the underlying concepts of emotional intelligence and explores how project managers can improve, and make use, of their emotional intelligence.

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Total PDUs/ Contact Hours: 3
Strategic & Business Management PDUs: 0.75
Technical PM PDUs: 1.5
CEUs: .3 (Contact Hours: 3 hours)
HRCIs: 3
SHRMs: 3

Business ethics represent the standards for right and wrong that govern how business people act. The term also refers to the study of moral principles in the workplace. This course reviews the major ethical issues facing project managers. It looks at the specific challenges project leaders may confront as they deal with team members, vendors, stakeholders, and sponsors.

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Total PDUs/ Contact Hours: 10
Strategic & Business Management PDUs: 2
Technical PM PDUs: 2
CEUs: 1 (Contact Hours: 10 hours)
HRCIs: 10

In this simulation, youve been named the project manager on a new product development project at HealthMax Software. The goal of the project is to develop HealthRecords, a new medical records software system. For HealthMax, a small company, the success of this project has become vital to its long-term viability. It is now March, and the plan is to have three satisfied early-adopter customers and a product that is ready to launch at a major trade show in June of next year. The schedule is tight, and the budget for the project has been set with no possibility of an increase.

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Total PDUs/ Contact Hours: 10
Strategic & Business Management PDUs: 1.25
Technical PM PDUs: 4.25
CEUs: 1 (Contact Hours: 10 hours)
HRCIs: 10

This course presents a streamlined approach to project management based on the best practices of experienced, effective project managers. It cuts through the clutter and focuses on the key principles of project management in the real world, offering tools and techniques for achieving project success. This course provides a clear road map for leading a project through the five key project stages: Initiating, Planning, Controlling, Executing and Closing. Youll be exposed to the basic tools employed in each of these stages, including templates for a comprehensive project plan, work breakdown schedules, task list, issue list, risk register and close-out documents. Each stage is illustrated by examples and video commentary by project management professionals, where you can see how best practices are applied to solve project challenges.

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Total PDUs/ Contact Hours: 25
Strategic & Business Management PDUs: 3
Technical PM PDUs: 8
CEUs: 2.5 (Contact Hours: 25 hours)
HRCIs: 25

Project management refers to the art, or science, of directing projects. This course, Project Management for Information Technology, focuses more specifically on how project management concepts can be applied to IT projects, as well as on project management issues that are unique to IT projects. It reviews the concepts, methodologies, and tools of project management as it relates to IT. Students will also learn about fundamentals, such as integration management, scope, costing, quality, human resources, risk management, and procurement.

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Total PDUs/ Contact Hours: 18
Strategic & Business Management PDUs: 1
Technical PM PDUs: 7
CEUs: 1.8 (Contact Hours: 18 hours)
HRCIs: 18
SHRMs: 18

This course covers the roles and responsibilities of the project management team leader, in particular, their responsibility with regard to project stakeholders. The course also discusses how project management team leaders can build a positive team environment through effective communication, team building activities, problem-solving, and reflective listening.

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Total PDUs/ Contact Hours: 12
Strategic & Business Management PDUs: 4
Technical PM PDUs: 6
CEUs: 1.2 (Contact Hours: 12 hours)
HRCIs: 12

This course provides a firm foundation for anyone looking to understand quality management practices and techniques. The course combines instructional material with interactive exercises, vocabulary games, and flashcards to explain the core concepts and strategies of effective quality management. Case studies and examples from manufacturing and service sectors help to explain the nuances of quality concepts, while video segments from experienced quality management professionals provide expert insight into the real-world application of quality principles. The course is self-paced to allow students as much time as needed to absorb information and to understand the key concepts that will help them satisfy their stakeholders and delight their customers.

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Online Business Courses

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Online Six Sigma and Lean Courses

Total PDUs/ Contact Hours: 32
Strategic & Business Management PDUs: 5
Technical PM PDUs: 16
CEUs: 3.2 (Contact Hours: 32 hours)
HRCIs: 32

This self-paced course explains the concepts, strategies, tools, and techniques learners will need to complete process improvement projects and activities. The course is divided into eight modules that explain key foundational Six Sigma information, guide students through the five steps of the DMAIC methodology, and demonstrate how a Six Sigma approach can benefit organizations in several, diverse industries or business sectors. Course assignments detail the tools and skills learners will implement as they apply a Six Sigma approach to process improvement activities, and show practitioners how they can contribute as important members of improvement teams.

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Total PDUs/ Contact Hours: 10
Strategic & Business Management PDUs: 5.25
Technical PM PDUs: 4
CEUs: 1.0 (Contact Hours: 10 hours)
HRCIs: 10

Lean is an approach to organizational processes that seeks to minimize waste and increase value for the customer. Starting off as an approach to manufacturing processes, Lean has expanded into even services industries. If you are interested in learning about the core concepts needed to successfully apply Lean strategies to organizational operations, this course is designed for you. Key ideas are presented in an easy-to-understand format, with interactive and integrative exercises to help learners better understand the core and fundamental elements of a Lean application. Case studies and video segments from experienced Lean professionals provide real-world advice and counsel for participants, while educational aids and review assignments assist in the comprehension and retention of course material, to ensure proficiency and mastery of critical knowledge and information.

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Total PDUs/ Contact Hours: 38
Strategic & Business Management PDUs: 2
Technical PM PDUs: 26
CEUs: 3.8 (Contact Hours: 38 hours)

The Lean Six Sigma Basics course describes the strategies, techniques, and concepts practitioners will need to complete process improvement projects and activities. The courses eight modules describe the important themes, principles, and tools of the DMAIC methodology that help refine processes and enhance operations. Throughout the course, learners will be tested on their comprehension of course topics through exercises, interactive games, and case study assignments. Each module also includes quizzes and tests that learners can use to prepare for the 50-question exam at the course end. Video segments from subject matter experts supplement the course material, to provide real-world examples and enhanced understanding of important concepts and best practices.

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Total PDUs/ Contact Hours: 20
Strategic & Business Management PDUs: 2.75
Technical PM PDUs: 6.25
CEUs: 2 (Contact Hours: 22 hours)

The self-paced exam prep course in this bundle prepares learners for the successful completion of the MindEdge Six Sigma Yellow Belt Certification Exam by exposing them to the Six Sigma concepts, strategies, tools, and techniques used in process improvement projects. The course is divided into modules that explain key foundational Six Sigma information, guide students through the five steps of the DMAIC methodology, and demonstrate how a Six Sigma approach can benefit organizations in several, diverse industries or business sectors. Course assignments show the tools and skills practitioners will use in support of process improvement activities, and explain how participants can contribute as important members of improvement teams. Throughout the course, learners will be tested on their understanding and comprehension of course topics through challenging exercises, and interactive games. Each module also includes comprehensive quizzes and tests that learners can use to gauge their progress and prepare for each of the 25-question practice exams at the course end. Video segments from subject matter experts also supplement the course material, to provide real-world examples and enhanced understanding of important concepts and best practices.

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Total PDUs/ Contact Hours: 32
Strategic & Business Management PDUs: 5
Technical PM PDUs: 16
CEUs: 3.2 (Contact Hours: 35 hours)

This self-paced exam prep course within this bundle prepares learners for the successful completion of the MindEdge Six Sigma Green Belt Certification Exam by explaining the concepts, strategies, tools, and techniques they will need to complete process improvement projects and activities. The course is divided into 10 modules that explain key foundational Six Sigma information, guide students through the five steps of the DMAIC methodology, and demonstrate how a Six Sigma approach can benefit organizations in several, diverse industries or business sectors. Course assignments detail the tools and skills learners will implement as they apply a Six Sigma approach to process improvement activities, and show practitioners how they can contribute as important members of improvement teams. Throughout the course, learners will be tested on their understanding and comprehension of course topics through challenging exercises, interactive games, and case study assignments. Each module also includes comprehensive quizzes and tests that learners can use to gauge their progress and prepare for each of the two 50-question practice exams at the course end, as well as summaries and study guides that can be used for review. Video segments from subject matter experts also supplement the course material, to provide real-world examples and enhanced understanding of important concepts and best practices.

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Total PDUs/ Contact Hours: 34
Strategic & Business Management PDUs: 4
Technical PM PDUs: 17.5
CEUs: 3.4 (Contact Hours: 34 hours)

This course explains the key concepts, strategies, tools, and techniques that learners need to successfully pass the MindEdge Black Belt Certification Exam. This advanced-level course guides students through elemental Six Sigma material before diving into each of the five DMAIC stages in detail. Specific instruction about the role of the Black Belt in each stage, as well as help in transitioning between each of the stages, is explained by practicing professionals and training experts in Six Sigma preparation and application. (Note: Learners must submit an application to the MindEdge Six Sigma Quality Council to be considered for the Black Belt certification exam. Experience in managing projects is a requirement.)

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This one-and-a-half hour timed exam tests competency and comprehension of Six Sigma principles, strategies, tools, and techniques. The test includes 50 multiple-choice questions chosen at random from MindEdges question database, and covers all aspects of the DMAIC methodology and its implementation. Questions are posed in several configurations that ask test takers to identify, calculate, analyze, and apply their knowledge to demonstrate their ability to perform as important members of improvement teams.

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This one-hour timed exam is meant for current MindEdge-certified Six Sigma Yellow Belts to earn recertification. Recertification is required every three years. This recertification exam tests a practitioners tests competency and comprehension of Six Sigma principles, strategies, tools, and techniques. The test includes 50 multiple-choice questions chosen at random from MindEdges question database, and covers all aspects of the DMAIC methodology and its implementation. Questions are posed in several configurations that ask test takers to identify, calculate, analyze, and apply their knowledge to demonstrate their ability to perform as important members of improvement teams.

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This two-and-a-half hour timed exam tests competency and comprehension of Six Sigma principles, strategies, tools, and techniques. The test includes 100 multiple-choice questions chosen at random from MindEdges question database, and covers all aspects of the DMAIC methodology and its implementation. Questions are posed in several configurations that ask test takers to identify, calculate, analyze, and apply their knowledge to demonstrate their ability to perform as important members of improvement teams.

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This one-hour timed exam is meant for current MindEdge-certified Six Sigma Green Belts to earn recertification. Recertification is required every three years. This recertification exam tests a practitioners competency and comprehension of Six Sigma principles, strategies, tools, and techniques. The test includes 50 multiple-choice questions chosen at random from MindEdges question database, and covers all aspects of the DMAIC methodology and its implementation. Questions are posed in several configurations that ask test takers to identify, calculate, analyze, and apply their knowledge to demonstrate their ability to perform as important members of improvement teams.

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This four-hour, timed assessment tests an individuals competency and comprehension of Six Sigma principles, strategies, tools, and techniques. This exam includes multiple-choice and essay questions and covers all aspects of the DMAIC methodology and its implementation. Questions are posed in several configurations that ask test takers to identify, calculate, analyze, and apply their knowledge, to demonstrate their ability to perform as important members of improvement teams.

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This two-and-a-half hour timed exam tests competency and comprehension of Lean Six Sigma principles, strategies, tools, and techniques. The test includes 100 multiple-choice questions chosen at random from MindEdges question database, and covers all aspects of the DMAIC methodology and its implementation. Questions are posed in several configurations that ask test-takers to identify, calculate, analyze, and apply their knowledge to demonstrate their ability to perform as important members of improvement teams.

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