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Learn the Project Process from Start to Finish

Mini Master of Project Management

Gain the skills and expertise needed to become a successful project manager in any industry with a Mini Master of Project Management from St. Thomas.

An effective project manager is an expert at planning, organizing, and managing resources to successfully complete a specific project or objective. Every project within an organization is unique, but the fundamental skills that project managers need in order to meet goals are the same across the board.

The Mini Master of Project Management teaches the skills you need to handle common issues faced by project managers such as:

  • Understanding and implementing the 12 “must-know” topics in project management as determined by A Guide to the Project Management Body of Knowledge (PMBOK® Guide)
  • Moving a project through each phase of its lifecycle while meeting all organizational objectives
  • Leading your project team confidently and efficiently
  • Managing project time, budget, and risk

PMBOK Guide, PMI and PMP are registered marks of the Project Management Institute, Inc.


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Is This Program Right for You?

Whether you are just starting out your career or are a seasoned professional looking to polish up your skills, the Mini Master of Project Management will benefit you.

Common job titles of program participants include:

  • Quality Improvement Specialist
  • Marketing Communications Manager
  • IT Analyst
  • Account Manager
  • Business Consultant
  • Technology Manager
  • Sales Specialist
  • Process Analyst
  • Engineer
  • Brand Manager
  • Strategic Planner
If you are looking for help in studying for the PMI PMP® Exam, it may be a better fit for you to take the Project Management Prep program. In this program, you will receive the 35 contact hours to fulfill the educational requirements needed to sit for the exam; however, we do not cover all the topics in the PMBOK® Guide - sixth edition.

Benefits of the Program

Gain a Thorough Understanding of Project Management

Spend five days diving into the fundamentals of A Guide to the Project Management Body of Knowledge (PMBOK® Guide). This guide published by PMI® is the gold standard for project managers. 

Learn How to Apply Project Management to Any Area of Business

Walk away with the ability to apply project management techniques in real life situations no matter what your current role is in your organization.

Drive Project Success

You’ll return to work with the skills needed to improve project success and drive innovation. These skills are discussed and practiced in the classroom environment and can be applied to your projects immediately.

Take Steps Toward PMP® Designation

Earn 35 contact hours of R.E.P. (Registered Education Provider) training required for PMP® designation through the Project Management Institute.

Earn PDU Credits to Maintain PMI® Certifications

Already hold the PMP® or other PMI® credentials? Earn 35 PDUs through this program.

Wayne Kaul, program instructor, says that the program covers everything that is in the PMBOK® Guide from the Project Management Institute.

Executive Education: Mini Master of Project Management

The Mini Master of Project Management program encompasses the main objectives of the PMBOK® Guide as outlined by the Project Management Institute (PMI)®. This program will give you a good foundation for project management techniques and provide you with the 35 contact hours needed to sit for the PMP® exam.


This Mini Master of Project Management program is an introduction to the project management processes. Professionals at any level who manage projects will benefit from the methods presented in this program. You can apply this knowledge to many sectors, including service, production, information, education, medical and religious.

Specific topics covered include:

  • Project initiation
  • Project requirements
  • Project scope
  • Communication
  • Project leadership
  • Risk management
  • Schedule management
  • Project assessment
  • Systems thinking
  • Project costing
  • Closing out a project
  • Decision-making and change control

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