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Project Management Tools and Techniques Career Pathway Certificate

CPCC Career Pathway Certificate of Completion
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Launch your project management career 


Clackamas Community College's Project Management Tools and Techniques Career Pathway Certificate equips you with the technical expertise to launch a rewarding project management career. This program is designed for those with prior project management experience looking to refine their technical skills.

Gain a competitive edge

  • Learn in-demand project management tools: Master project initiation, planning, execution, monitoring and control, and closing with industry-standard software like Microsoft Project and Excel.
  • Boost your marketability: Become a stronger candidate for project management roles in just one year.
  • Build a solid foundation in project management processes: Develop a comprehensive understanding of core project management processes to ensure project success.

Is this program right for you?

This program is ideal for individuals with prior project management experience and strong interpersonal skills seeking to enhance their technical skillset.

For detailed description and outcomes for this program, view the course catalog.

Required classes for the Project Management Tools & Techniques Career Pathway Certificate

Job Outlook

Your future is calling! Find the right project management job for you 

The project management field is booming. With a Project Management Tools and Techniques Certificate from Clackamas Community College, you'll be positioned to pursue exciting and rewarding careers across many industries. Not only will you gain valuable skills, but you'll also become a highly sought-after candidate in today's job market. Companies are actively seeking qualified project managers to lead their initiatives — be the one they choose!



Learn in-demand project management skills 

The project management field is growing rapidly, and there is a high demand for skilled professionals. With Clackamas Community College's Project Management Tools and Techniques Career Pathway Certificate, you should gain the skills employers are looking for. 
In this program, you should learn: 
  • Core project management: Grasp the fundamental principles that govern successful projects, from initiation to closure.
  • Planning and scheduling: Learn the art of crafting realistic project timelines and schedules, keeping everything on track.
  • Proactive risk management: Identify and mitigate potential project risks before they derail your progress.
  • Communication and collaboration: Develop communication and collaboration skills to foster a successful and productive project team environment.
  • Budgeting and cost control: Learn to manage project budgets, ensuring efficient resource allocation and cost-effectiveness.
  • Project leadership: Cultivate the leadership qualities necessary to inspire, motivate and guide your team toward project completion.
For more information on expected outcomes of successfully completing this program, view the course catalog.

Investing in your future

Clackamas Community College offers some of the lowest tuition rates in the Portland metro area. To begin building the cost for your program, you can start with the base estimate below. 

This estimate includes the cost of tuition and the general fees applied per class and per academic term. This estimate does not include additional fees required for many courses or the cost of course materials. Contact the program to learn more about additional costs that may apply. 

You can also find more information about the costs of attending CCC on the Tuition and Fees page.

Get help paying for college

Scholarships and grants (free money!) are available for students in this program. For help with financial aid and scholarships, contact the Financial Aid Resource Lab.  


See where your certificate can take you

The classes you take in this program can help you earn additional certificates or degrees. Take one step at a time and know that each step gets you closer to your future goals. Even if you decide to change direction later, you will have a solid foundation to build on to keep moving forward.

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