Project Management Fast Track Certificate


Advance Your Career as a Project Manager in 9 or 12 Months

UC Davis Continuing and Professional Education's "Fast Track" Certificate format is a convenient way to accelerate your training and quickly advance your career.

  • Complete your certificate program in just 9 or 12 months
  • Save 15% with our pre-pay pricing option
  • Take advantage of free career assistance from our partner, TEKSystems

In order to participate in the Project Management Fast Track Certificate Program, you must complete six required program courses and be prepared to take up to two courses per quarter. 

For general information about Fast Track, please visit the Fast Track FAQ page.

Academic Units
Section Number
Instruction Method
Online class

Association Credits

Project Management Institute (PMI)
174.00 PDU hours

Section Notes

To participate in the 12-Month Project Management Fast Track Certificate Program, you will take two courses each quarter, starting in Winter 2023 and ending in Fall 2023. You must be available to take the online sections listed below.

To participate in the Fast Track option, enroll in this section, pay for the program (at the discounted Fast Track rate) and you will be enrolled in the courses listed below. Please note that specific dates may change closer to the time of the course offering.

Students who need to change from the set course plan as outlined below will have to withdraw from the Fast Track program and are subject to additional fees. Students must achieve a grade of C or higher (not a C minus) in order for the course to count towards the certificate requirements.

Winter Quarter 2023

Foundations of Successful Project Management
January 9 - March 26, 2023

Navigating Project Procurements
January 9 - March 26, 2023

Spring Quarter 2023

Establishing Higher Functioning Project Teams & Managing Resources
April 3 - June 18, 2023

Controlling Quality in Project Management
April 3 - June 18, 2023

Summer Quarter 2023

Mastering Project Time and Cost Management
June 26 - September 17, 2023

Fall Quarter 2023

Managing Project Risk and Integration
September 18 - December 3, 2023

Enrollment Policies

Students enrolled in the Fast Track series receive a discounted program fee. If your plans change, a request to drop (or transfer) to another offering of a series or course must be received within two weeks of the course start date.

Requests to drop the Fast Track Program received after the refund/transfer deadline will be processed with a refund of your balance after the following deductions: full course fee for each class started or completed in the program, $30 administrative fee, and $125 certificate registration fee.