Earn Your CompTIA Project+ Certification
In response to the emergence of highly technical projects, CompTIA created the Project+ certification, a cross-functional project management credential designed for IT professionals who manage small to medium-sized projects. This 100% online course will teach you the concepts and methodologies covered on the Project+ certification exam. Key topics include managing the project life cycle, managing stakeholders, agile methodology, and deploying and maintaining documentation.
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Job Outlook for Project Managers
- Data from the Project Management Institute indicates that the demand for skilled project managers will remain strong throughout the 2020’s decade. By 2027, employers will need 87.7 million team members with strong project management skills.
- According to PayScale.com, CompTIA Project+ certificate holders earn $68,530 per year, on average. CompTIA asserts that experienced managers with Project+ certifications earn an average of $87,416 per year.
COMPTIA Project+ FAQs
COMPTIA Project+ Objectives
- Prepare to take and pass the CompTIA Project+ certification exam
- Learn project leadership skills that will improve your decisions on any type of project
- Gain project management skills to effectively prioritize work, anticipate consequences of actions, potential problems, opportunities for change, and set and meet realistic deadlines
- Utilize the skills required to plan and manage a small-to-medium-size project through to successful completion
- Understand how to manage the project life cycle, resources and stakeholders, and appropriate communication
- Identify the basic aspects of the Agile methodology
Prerequisites and Requirements
There are no prerequisites to take the course. However, CompTIA recommends having up to one year of project management experience before taking the Project+ exam. This course is 100% online. Start anytime.
- Project Team Basics
- Creating the Project and Work
- Scheduling a Resources
- Budgets, Risks, and Communication
- Change Requests, Project Tools, and Completing the Project
David Grimes has more than 10 years of management and leadership experience in the private and non-profit sectors. Grimes is passionate about technology and education, having worked as academic dean, student services director, technology coordinator, teacher, consultant, and technology columnist. He holds a Master of Education and a Bachelor of Science from Ohio State University, both in Technology Education.