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

Section Notes

By enrolling in the 12 Month Project Management Fast Track Certificate Program, students are enrolled in all six courses in the program starting in Summer 2021 and ending in Spring 2022. Specific dates are estimated and subject to change. As part of the Fast Track program, students will take the courses following the schedule below.

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.

Summer 2021

Foundations of Successful Project Management

Navigating Project Procurements

Fall 2021

Establishing Higher Functioning Project Teams & Managing Resources

Controlling Quality in Project Management

Winter 2022

Managing Project Time and Cost

Spring 2022

Managing Project Risk and Integration

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.

Contact Vincent Cheng at or 530-757-8592 to discuss changes to your Fast Track series of courses.