CEPD Project Management

Career Training

Project Management

Advance your career by becoming a Certified Project Management Professional

The Project Management Institute’s 2015 International Salary Survey indicates the median total compensation for certified Project Management Professionals in the United States is $116,0001. Our Project Management Essentials and Exam Preparation class will prepare you to take the PMP or CAPM exam. If you do not yet have the required hours to sit for either exam, or do not need certification at this time, consider our Project Management Basics class. Free Information Sessions are offered each term to help you determine which class is right for you.

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Project Management Class Offerings




Frequently Asked Questions



  • Will the PMP® certification help me get a job?

  • For what level of project manager is this class intended?

  • What is the difference between PMIs PMP® and CAPM® certifications?

  • What education or work experience is required to sit for the PMP® or CAPM® exam?

  • What is the PMP® Certification Examination?

  • What are the PMP® Certification Examination Costs?

  • What is the CAPM® Certification Examination?

  • Who should apply?

  • What is the cost of the CAPM® exam?

  • Does Schoolcraft College administer the Certified CAPM® or PMP® Exams?

  • How many hours of study time are necessary to pass the exam?

  • How many questions are asked in the PMP® exam?

  • How many questions are asked in the CAPM® exam?

  • What if candidates do not pass the exam?

  • What is the cost to retake the exam?

  • How long does it take to complete this class?

  • What textbook will we use?

  • What happens during a typical class?

  • Will I receive college credit?

  • Will there be any job search assistance with this program?

  • Does this course qualify with PMI for PDUs?

  • Can I claim the cost of my continuing education class as a deduction on my income taxes?

  • How do I sign up for this program?

  • Who can I contact to find out more about this class?

About the Instructor

Eric Van Der MeulenEric van der Meulen is an experienced leader in engineering, technology, and R&D. He has broad expertise in plastics application technology and the development of new processes and products, with a strong focus on the innovation process and infrastructure. Eric is a Credentialed Project Management Professional (PMP®), and holds a number of patents in the area of printing on compound surfaces, and other aspects of polycarbonate glazing. His mission with Q'vive is to streamline the intersection of innovation strategy, new product development, and project management.

What are people saying?

"I passed my PMP credentials exam last Thursday. It was a challenge.…Thank you for your help with the exam prep. Your course put me on the right track." -PMP student, May 16, 2011

"I’m happy to report to you that I passed the PMP exam yesterday! The course you provided was very helpful in preparing for the exam. Thank you." -PMP student, May 9, 2011

"The instructor was focused and effective in teaching the subject matter and recommending supplemental material to further help me gain knowledge." -PMP student, winter 2011 semester

"The cost of the course was very attractive compared to other exam prep courses. I feel I got more value than what I paid for. Thank you." -PMP student, winter 2011 semester