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PM Skills® PMSCP™ Certification

To efficiently lead projects, project managers need more than tools and techniques—they need skills that allow them to assess data and information and to make the most appropriate and effective decisions possible. The PM Skills® PMSCP™ certification offered at Loyola University New Orleans will help students prepare to lead as project managers, culminating in the completion of the PMSCP™ Certification Exam. 

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Features of the Program

Enroll in the PM Skills® PMSCP™ certification at any time and complete the materials on the schedule that works best for you. Courses feature videos, interactive activities, and real-world case studies. The certificate prepares learners for the PMSCP™ Certification Exam, which is included in the cost of the program.

More key features of the program: 

  • Mobile-friendly and 100% online 
  • Guidance from subject matter experts 
  • Badge and credit-awarding

PM Skills® PMSCP™ Certification Curriculum

The PM Skills® PMSCP™ certification includes 14 courses that are completely online and self-paced to provide the most flexibility. No prerequisites are required for the PM Skills® courses, but it is recommended that you complete the Interpersonal Skills for Project Leaders course before beginning the others. The learner must complete all 14 courses before taking the PMSCP™ certification exam. All PM Skills® courses carry Project Management Institute Professional Development Units (PDUs).

About the PMSCP™ Certification Exam:

Upon successful completion of the PM Skills® courses, students will be required to achieve a passing mark of 70% or higher on the PMSCP™ exam. The exam consists of 200 questions covering material from the 14 PM Skills™ courses. The following highlights the exam: Along with all 14 PM Skills® courses, the PMSCP™ exam is included in the cost of the course bundle. Students will have 3 attempts to successfully pass the exam (70% or higher).

  • The exam is administered and proctored online. Students will need to have an active internet connection to complete the exam.
  • The exam consists of 200 questions. The questions are randomly selected and cover material from all 14 PM Skills® courses.
  • Students have a maximum of 2 hours to complete the exam.
  • Once the exam is complete, the student will be notified immediately if they passed the exam.
  • Students will not have access to their answers; this information is kept confidential.

Upon successfully completing these courses and the final PMSCP™ certification exam, you will be awarded the PM Skills® PMSCP™ certification.

Certificate Courses:

  • PM Skills®: Critical Thinking and Decision Making
  • PM Skills®: Interpersonal Skills for Project Leaders
  • PM Skills®: Negotiation
  • PM Skills®: Communication
  • PM Skills®: Leadership
  • PM Skills®: Conflict Management
  • PM Skills®: Team Development
  • PM Skills®: Change Management
  • PM Skills®: Interaction and Engagement
  • PM Skills®: Planning and Project Design
  • PM Skills®: Embracing Risk and Uncertainty
  • PM Skills®: Tailoring and Adaptability
  • PM Skills®: Analysis and Problem Solving
  • PM Skills®: Expanding Focus and Alignment
  • PMSCP™ Certification Exam

Crediting Details:

  • PMI PDUs: 42
  • Power Skills PDUs: 23.5
  • Business Acumen PDUs: 8.75
  • Ways of Working PDUs: 9.75
  • IACET CEUs: 4.2 (Contact Hours: 44 hours)
  • HRCI Credits: 42 (Type: Specified - Strategic Business: 42)
  • SHRM PDCs: 42

View course descriptions and more information on the certificate purchasing page

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Have questions about the PM Skills® PMSCP™ certification? Contact Loyola’s Office of Professional and Continuing Studies to speak one-on-one with a member of our team.