LSU Online & Continuing Education Becomes Project Management Institute’s New Approved Education Partner

BATON ROUGE, The., June 13, 2022 /PRNewswire/ — LSU Online & Continuing Education, or LSU OCE, has joined the Project Management Institute, or PMI, the leading project management association, as a new Authorized Education Partner beginning this month. As an Authorized Training Partner, LSU OCE is qualified to deliver and conduct approved preparation and training courses to help PMI professionals maintain their active status for certifications such as Project Management Professional or PMP®. The division offers qualifying online and on-campus courses that provide Professional Development Units, or PDUs, on related topics such as:

  • The essentials of project management
  • Project development techniques
  • Estimation and cost-benefit analysis
  • Develop an agile mindset with Scrum
  • Finance for the non-financial manager
  • and more!

“Our partnership with PMI highlights our ongoing efforts to expand access and opportunities for adult learners who work by providing cutting-edge educational experiences,” said Kapie Mumphrey, vice president of LSU Online & Continuing Education and PMP certified. “Our team is dedicated to providing comprehensive, career-focused training so students can put their new knowledge into practice right away.”

LSU OCE goes a step further by also recognizing PMP® certification as college credit through the University’s Prior Learning Assessment Program, or PLA. Certification holders can save time and money by earning three to nine credits for these USL online degree programs:

  • Flores Master in Business Administration Online
  • Online MS in Leadership and Human Resource Development
  • Online MS in Industrial Engineering
  • Online MS in Construction Management
  • Online BS in Construction Management
  • Online Associate of General Studies

According to recent market research, respondents with PMP certification report median salaries that are 16% higher on average in 40 surveyed countries than others.[1] With LSU OCE’s available training options, project managers can obtain or manage their credentials while learning in a flexible online format. For more information on the courses, visit online.lsu.edu.

USL is proud to partner with various organizations to make earning a new degree or certificate more accessible and affordable for working professionals. Organizations interested in a partnership can visit online.lsu.edu/partnerships.

About LSU Online and Continuing Education
LSU Online & Continuing Education supports more than 150 online degree and certificate programs from USL family of establishments. These flexible programs stack up to help advance careers and achieve educational goals without leaving credit. Our mission is to meet the changing needs of learners by creating training opportunities in areas that are high in demand and relevant to the workforce. Discover our programs today on online.lsu.edu.

About the Project Management Institute (PMI)
Project Management Institute (PMI) is the leading project management professional association and the authority for a growing global community of millions of project professionals and individuals who use project management skills. Collectively, these professionals and “changemakers” consistently create better outcomes for business, community and society around the world. Visit us at https://www.pmi.org.

[1]Earning Power: Project Management Salary Survey — Twelfth Edition (2021).

SOURCE LSU Online and Continuing Education