The University of Texas at Austin - Center for Professional Education
Introduction to Project Management

Welcome to The UT Austin Project Management Certificate Program (PMCP) demo! During your tour, you’ll experience actual course content, videos, interactive elements and have fun along the way. Let’s get started.

Projects — whether small or large, simple or complex — touch every facet of our lives. They are ubiquitous in every industry and in every organization. Project management is the science behind projects: The planning, execution, monitoring and controlling of all project elements. And it’s the role of the project manager to oversee these activities. Using project management processes and leadership skills, it falls to the project manager to ensure a project achieves its objective.

In this PMCP course demo, you’ll discover:
What is a project?
What is project management?
What is a project manager?
What skills does a project manager require?
What traits make a good project manager?