Project Management

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TheCourse Scores a 100% Rating from the Project Management Institute

The Project Management Institute has released its ratings of educational providers.  TheCourse™ scored a 100% for their online version and 95.56% for their classroom version (average score was 86.13%).

Your first step towards Project Management Certification

Project Management is one of the fastest growing professional disciplines in North America. More and more companies are requiring Project Management Professional (PMP®) certification, because it assures them of a certain level of skill and the adherence to a higher level of standards. In today's complex business environment, successful project managers need to build and manage high performance teams, champion organizational change, and lead diverse and multi-cultural teams.

Think Success – Think Rider

Rider University’s College of Continuing Studies is pleased to offer TheCourse™  - an intense immersion into the thinking, skills and planning required of an expert project manager, one who can be a leader in the organization. TheCourse™ (the leading source of in-house PMP® among U.S. government agencies and their contractors) thoroughly prepares participants to pass the PMP® exam and delivers extra value-added tools and disciplines to use on the job. Unlike other preparation programs, it augments the classroom experience with specialized tutorials and informative research papers.

Through a partnership with University Learning Institute, Rider is pleased to offer a proven methodology of preparing for the PMP® exam that has been successfully utilized by Columbia University, Virginia Tech College, Towson University, and many others.

Think Benefits – Think TheCourse™


  • Prepares participants for the PMP® certification exam
  • Prepares for a leadership role in today’s global project management environment
  • Provides the PMBOK®  Guide and 500-page workbook
  • Provides a 6-month license for TheCourse™ online-the multimedia, web-based edition covering classroom material
  • Provides a 6-month license for The Test™, a 1000-question test engine
  • Offers online access to a library of related academic papers

Program Sessions include:

The program systematically follows the path of a project through initiation, planning, execution, control, and closing, encompassing the five process groups and ten knowledge areas of PMBOK, the PMP code of ethics and professional conduct, and a review of general management topics that are in the PMP examination:

  • The Five Process Groups:
    • Initiating 
    • Planning
    • Executing 6
    • Monitoring and Controlling
    • Closing
  • The ten knowledge areas of PMBOK®
  • The PMP code of ethics and professional conduct
  • Thorough review of the topics covered in the PMP® examination


To register for TheCourse™ complete the registration form [pdf] and fax, 609-896-5261, or mail back to College of Continuing Studies, Rider University, 2083 Lawrenceville Road, Lawrenceville, NJ 08648.

If you have any questions please feel free to College of Continuing Studies, 609-896-5033 or [email protected]

This is a noncredit, online course approved by PMI ® and taught by University Learning Institute, an affiliate of Rider University.