Professional Development

Project Management

Project Management

For many upwardly mobile professionals, project management skills provide the keys to swift career advancement. Now you can develop those essential skills at SJSU, where more Silicon Valley professionals graduate than from any other university.

SJSU has opened a dynamic series of project management courses designed for Silicon Valley professionals. You can choose from four different tracks of classes to help build and align your knowledge and skills with your career objectives.

  • Certification Preparation - prepare to earn several key PMI certifications while polishing the essential project management skills in the respective areas.
  • Current Trend - understand the reasons behind the current Agile movement in project management, examine Agile Project Management Methodologies and learn the skills to put them into practice, and manage projects to success.
  • Transition to Current Trend - learn approaches to transition to use Agile Project Management to give yourself an edge and help you remain competitive in the your career.
  • Leadership - develop project leadership skills in crucial areas such as communications, motivating and influencing others.

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Student Testimonials

95% of our project management alumni recommend our classes to others.

Quotation MarkI took the project management class in order to gain additional skills I can offer to my employer. Quotation Mark

- Neil Ose, Mechanical Engineer (class 2016)

QuotationProject management is one of the fundamental skills that is required to have a job in the marketplace.Quotation

- Jose Miqui, Service Engineer (class 2016)

Quotation MarkThe class is so helpful. Project management allows people in a collaborative work environment to organize and detect pitfalls.Quotation Mark

- Gerardo Noriega, Inventor (class 2016)

Meet the Instructors

The strength of our program is in our instructors and the curriculum they constantly keep aligned with most current industry trends. All our instructors combine the academic rigor and vast industry expertise gained in senior project management roles in leading global companies.

Anup Deshpande, SAFe-SPC, CSP, CSM, PMI-ACP, IGCCA, PMP currently works as Senior Director of Product Development at Visa.

John Goldberg, MBA, has taught in and managed corporate universities for Fortune 500 companies and in the public sector for the last twenty years. John’s training curriculum has been published by Pfeiffer/Wiley.

Harjit Singh, MS, MBA, PMP, SSGB, CSM, is the author of the popular book Project Management Analytics: A Data-Driven Approach to Making Rational and Effective Project Decisions (FT Press Project Management). His twenty-five years of project management experience includes industry work for companies such as Hewlett Packard as well as several academic institutions.

Vincent McGevna, PMP, author of the book Schedule-Centered Planning: An Incremental Approach for Plan-Driven Projects, developed his project management expertise over twenty-five years by working in semiconductor, aerospace, telecommunications, nuclear power, and TV industries.

Srinivas Ramakuri, MS, MBA, PMP, CBAP, PMI-ACP, ITILF, has worked with global companies and was directly involved with several mergers and acquisitions. He has a vast consulting experience and worked with major enterprises like General Electric, Toshiba, NCR Corporation, Tyco Simplex Grinnell, Lloyd Register UK, Fujitsu, British Telecom, Diebold, Datacard, ABSciex, Cisco Systems, Beckman Coulter, Saudi Telecom, Telefonica, XEROX Corporation, Huawei China, Wincor Nixdorf and Hitachi.

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