Training & Career Development

UC Berkeley offers many opportunities for staff to improve their project management skills. Listed below are opportunities available to campus staff.

UC Berkeley Extension: PM Courses & Certificate Program

UC Berkeley Extension offers project management courses, a certificate in project management, and a professional sequence in Agile project management. To learn more about their courses and programs, please visit the UC Berkeley Extension website. Many of these courses can be taken at no cost to campus staff through the Sponsored Tuition Program.

eLearn: Online Courses

Through the campus e-Learn Berkeley website, UC Berkeley has partnered with Lynda.com to offer the campus community an enormous range of free online courses including several in project management. Listed below are some of the titles of the online courses that are offered.

To visit the e-Learn website, log into the Blu campus portal with your CalNet ID and passphrase. Next, click on the eLearn link in the left-hand navigation. Once on the eLearn website, conduct a search for your topics of interest. Note: Links below provide a course description, but to login to take the course, please follow the instructions above.

Project Management Course Offerings

For people who are new to project management, the course, Project Management Fundamentals, is a good place to start.

Title  Level Duration
Project Management Fundamentals Beginner 3 hrs 20 mins
Microsft Project 2016 Essentials Training Beginner 5 hrs 6 mins
Managing a Project Schedule Appropriate for All 1 hr 3 mins
Managing Project Teams Appropriate for All 1 hr 29 mins
Managing Project Change Appropriate for All 1 hr 1 min
Manage Project Budgets Appropriate for All 1 hr 11 mins
Manage Project Communication Appropriate for All 1 hr 47 mins
Managing Project Quality Appropriate for All 1 hr 22 mins
Managing Project Procurement Appropriate for All 1 hr 24 mins
Managing Project Stakeholders Appropriate for All 1 hr 1 min
Managing Project Risk Appropriate for All 1 hr 4 mins
Managing Project Integration Intermediate 1 hr 3 mins
Managing Project Ethics Intermediate 1 hr 14 mins

Agile Course Offerings

For people who are new to Agile, the course, Agile Project Management, is a good place to start.

Title Level Duration
Agile Project Management  Appropriate for All 1 hour 17 minutes
Transitioning from Waterfall to Agile Project Management Appropriate for All 1hr 4 mins
Agile at Work: Building Your Agile Team Intermediate 1 hr 32 mins
Agile at Work: Planning with Agile Stories Intermediate 1 hr 8 mins
Agile at Work: Driving Productive Agile Meetings Intermediate 1 hr 9 mins
Agile at Work: Reporting with Agile Charts and Boards Intermediate 1 hr 1 min
Agile at Work: Getting Better at Agile Retrospectives Intermediate 1 hr 11 mins
Agile Project Management with Microsoft Project Intermediate 1 hr 33 mins
Agile Product Owner Role Beginner 1 hr 9 mins
Agile Product Owner Techniques Beginner 1 hr 24 mins
Agile at Work: Planning with Agile User Stories Intermediate 1 hr 8 mins
Agile at Work: Driving Productive Agile Meetings Intermediate 1 hr 9 mins
Agile at Work: Driving Productive Agile Meetings Intermediate 1 hr 11 mins
Comparing Agile Software Tools Intermediate 2 hrs 58 mins

Online Courses: UC Learning Center

Also available through the Blu campus portal is the UC-wide Learning Center. Login to Blu with your CalNet ID and passphrase then click on the UC Learning Center link in the left-hand navigation. Once you arrive at the UC Learning Center dashboard, conduct a search for your topics of interest.