Project Management Institute

Project Management Curriculum and Resources

The Value of PM in Higher Education

Organizations and companies across sectors and geographic borders steadily embrace project management. It is a growing profession, on track to gain 15.7 million new jobs globally by 2020. Its significant and sustained growth is driving an increasing demand for colleges and universities to offer courses and degree programs in project management.

By Faculty for Faculty

Discover the project management curriculum and resources with 30 knowledge modules that can be blended to create a curriculum design that meets the needs of your students. 

Volumes I and II

Volume III

Case Studies

Students need to understand how theory and practice work together to solve real-world problems. The project management case studies place the students in the position of the project manager, sponsor, and other stakeholders. Students develop problem-solving skills by critically analyzing the various scenarios.

Review Case Studies

Courses, Classroom Activities & Projects

Foundations of Project Management is a full introductory course syllabus containing knowledge modules that fall into three major knowledge categories:

  • Technical skills
  • Behavioral competence
  • Strategic awareness

The course has been customized for a cognate discipline such as IT, engineering, health informatics, or business.

The Project Team, Leadership and Communication course is also a full course syllabus addressing the major behavioral competencies around managing projects. It has also been customized for use in universities in Australia, the UK and the Arabian Gulf.

Discover Project Management Courses

PM courses commonly build toward a final project, and PM programs build toward a capstone experience. Find guidelines for both, as well as other course activities such as sample analysis problems and a fictional scenario to address ethics in project management. 

Final Projects and Other Activities

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Desk copies of PMI-published books are available to educators who have adopted or want to consider adopting them as course text.

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