UCLA Extension

Project & Technical Management

Acquire new skills or enhance existing ones with technical management courses instructed by practicing experts in their field. Choose from certificates listed in the menu on the left. Professionals from all public and private sector industries encouraged.

Courses and Instructors approved by UCLA Anderson School of Management.

To secure early-enrollment pricing register no later than 1 month prior to the course start date.

Summer 2017
Enrollment Begins: Mon, May 1th, 2017
Instruction dates: Mon, June 26th 2017 – Sunday, September 17th 2017

Free Information Sessions

Are you interested in what a project manager is or what project management consists of? Click here. Be a leader. Be a doer. Be a project manager.

Discover more about our Project Management Certificate and how it fits into your career advancement. Want more information? Our online information session is online self-paced with videos featuring some of our instructors, infographics, FAQs, and much more! Log-in as many times as you’d like to review the information and ask questions directly to our instructors!

May 26, 2017 to Jun 09, 2017 : Sign up here

Aug 07, 2017 to Aug 19, 2017 : Sign up here

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Technical Management Program (TMP) Week

Secure your place among peers and leaders at our next event. Get details about the popular 5-day intensive program.

Program Representative

Philip Walstrom | (310) 825-7942 | pwalstrom@unex.ucla.edu

Advanced Project Management

The ADVANCED PROJECT MANAGEMENT SEQUENTIAL PROGRAM helps project managers from all industries refine and strengthen their leadership skills. The program addresses advanced topics in project leadership in three highly interactive and experiential courses. Courses uncover the multiple dimensions of executive communications; help project managers navigate the modern corporate political labyrinth; and prepare project managers to effectively manage an increasingly mobile workforce.

UCLA Extension is a PMI Registered Education Provider (R.E.P.) and is approved by PMI to issue professional development units (PDUs).

Contract Management

The CONTRACT MANAGEMENT CERTIFICATE is a 6 course (24-unit) program designed for new and experienced contract managers in government, public, and private sectors.

Learn the skills to advance your career in contract management in this newly-designed, six-course, Contract Management Certificate. The four required courses address both Commercial and Government topics. In addition, students choose 2 electives based on their interest in either Commercial or Government contracts.

Our highly-experienced instructors share their in-depth experience and expert advice in contract law, negotiation techniques, international business contracting; bidding; financial management; and technology contracting.

Interested about our instructors who are subject matter experts? UCLA Extension instructor Vince Padilla’s career spans some of the most well-known aerospace companies in the business. Since 2010, Padilla has brought his deep industry knowledge to students at UCLA Extension, where he has taught more than 26 courses on topics in contracts and supply change management. Learn about Contract Management from an Expert!

This program is offered in cooperation with the Los Angeles-South Bay Chapter of the National Contract Management Association (NCMA). Many of the courses satisfy professional continuing education requirements for NCMA and Institute for Supply Management (ISM) certifications.

This certificate is available in online format only.

This certificate is only offered online or on-site at company locations through Corporate Education.

Government Cost Estimating and Pricing

The GOVERNMENT COST ESTIMATING AND PRICING CERTIFICATE is a 6 course (24-unit) program designed for personnel who are involved in the estimating, preparation, and/or evaluation of cost proposals, including estimators, project managers, pricers, business managers, price analysts, auditors, and cost analysts. The courses cover all aspects of the cost proposal and evaluation cycles, and many satisfy professional continuing education requirements for National Contract Management Association (NCMA) and Institute for Supply Management (ISM) certifications.

This certificate is only offered online or on-site at company locations through Corporate Education.

Information Technology Management

Effective information technology (IT) management is a critical factor for organizations to reduce cost, increase profit, expand into new markets, and gain a competitive edge.

The INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY MANAGEMENT CERTIFICATE is a 8 course (32-unit) program intended to help IT professionals and managers more effectively manage their resources, implement new technologies, and efficiently use existing technology to maximize their IT investments.

This certificate is entirely online, on ground, or on-site at company locations through Corporate Education.

Project Management

The PROJECT MANAGEMENT CERTIFICATE is a 6 course (24-unit) program. It provides grounding in key aspects of PMI’s A Guide to the Project Management Body of Knowledge (PMBOK® Guide–5th Edition) for those preparing to take the Project Management Professional Exam and achieve the internationally recognized Project Management Professional (PMP)® certification. It is suitable for professionals in all industries and government services, including banking, construction, defense, entertainment, health, information technology, etc., and may be completed with public, online, and/or on-site courses.

Courses are offered at satellite locations ideal for those living or working in Downtown Los Angeles, West Los Angeles, and South Bay.

This certificate is offered entirely online, on ground, or on-site at company locations through Corporate Education.

Master of Science in Project Management at University of Wisconsin – Platteville and UCLA Extension PM Certificate –

In accordance with a transfer agreement between UCLA Extension and the University of Wisconsin–Platteville, completion of the Project Management Certificate equates to 12 graduate credits that may be applied toward the UW–Platteville online Master of Science in Project Management. For more information click here.

UCLA Extension is a Project Management Institute Registered Education Provider (R.E.P.) and is approved by PMI to issue professional development units (PDUs).

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Supply Chain Management

The SUPPLY CHAIN MANAGEMENT CERTIFICATE is a 8 course (32-unit) program that offers the precise tools and practical knowledge to help you manage all aspects of supply chain management, including purchasing, logistics, inventory management, compliance, and outsourcing.

The program is offered in cooperation with the Los Angeles Chapter of the Institute for Supply Management (ISM-LA) and California Association of Public Purchasing Officers (CAPPO). All courses may be used as continuing education hours to maintain all ISM certifications and help prepare you for ISM exams.

This certificate is offered entirely online or on-site at company locations through Corporate Education.

Master of Science in Integrated Supply Chain Management at University of Wisconsin – Platteville and UCLA Extension SCM Certificate –

Read details about our transfer agreement with UW–Platteville. Completion of our Supply Chain Management Certificate equates to 12 graduate credits that may be applied toward their M.S. in Integrated Supply Chain Management.

DAU Strategic Partnership

We have established a partnership agreement with the Defense Acquisition University (DAU) that provides educational opportunities for Department of Defense Acquisition, Technology, and Logistics (AT&L) workforce personnel.

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