CDPM-I: Advanced Certified Development Project Manager, Level 1

from Project Management for Development Organizations
Registration deadline: 14 Oct 2019 Training date: 14 Oct 2019 to 01 Nov 2019 More Information

Advanced Certified Development Project Manager (CPDM)

The CDPM is a unique program in project management that allows development managers to become more accomplished, qualified, and efficient in their fields. The Certificate in Development Project Management (CDPM®) addresses the people skills and real-world practices required for successful project managers. Taught by experienced professionals, program participants obtain a solid analytical framework, communication techniques, strategic planning skills and managerial insight to ensure projects are completed on schedule, on budget and within scope.

A certificate is a valuable credential for professionals working in humanitarian and development projects. In particular, those who are seeking to increase their responsibilities, obtain a raise or explore new job opportunities. This certificate is essential for project and program managers charged with leading a cross-functional or project team to success. It is appropriate for organization leaders, mid-level managers, and project managers who need to learn the critical leadership skills necessary to ensure the high performance of a project team.

About this Program:

The CDPM Level 1 program consists of three courses, each course has a duration of three weeks. The certificate program provides you with a comprehensive introduction to development project management. To earn the certificate, you will complete the two required courses and complete one elective course that best meet your individual learning objectives.
Program Requirements

Complete two mandatory courses:

  • FPM - Fundamentals of Project Management
  • EPM - Effective Project Management

Complete the suggested elective course*:

  • PDME - Project Design, Monitoring, and Evaluation

* You can also choose an elective from other courses of similar value.

Dedicated Instructors
Experienced, skilled instructors will guide you through a structured, interactive learning experience that features readings, interactive learning activities, discussion, and hands-on exercises. The work experiences of PM4DEV instructors cover a wide range of project management disciplines, and the personalized guidance provided throughout the course is relevant, insightful and timely.

Program participants
Your classmates will include other development professionals. Together you will share diverse insights that will deeply enrich your learning experience. Online PM4DEV courses allow you to meet, work with and learn from development professionals from all over the globe. The online discussion forums are quite active and offer a great opportunity to learn from the experience of others.

Online Convenience
All PM4DEV courses are completely online, they include weekly structured online discussions with your classmates and instructor. You can participate in the courses whenever your schedule allows, but you must meet due dates for weekly assignments and complete all assigned activities.

Course Certificates
Each course provides 35 hours of learning and instruction over a three-week period. After completion of the course, you will receive a Certification of Completion. Once you complete all three courses you will receive the Certification in Development Project Manager mailed to your home address at no extra cost

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Fee information:
The regular cost of the three courses is $550, the program has a special discount of 30% that you can apply during registration, by using the code 30CDPM your total fee will only be $385 for the three courses. On the registration page, you can choose your preferred payment methods. We accept all major credit cards in a secure online payment system.
How to register:

The course fee is due before the start of the course, to receive the 30% discount, use the code 30CDPM. Visit this link to register online:

For other types of payment and if you have any questions please contact me at the following address:

Ana Torrelio
Student Services
Atlanta, USA