TECU 8039: CompTIA Project+

Prepare for the CompTIA Project+ PKO-005 certification exam and learn the fundamental concepts and processes involved in project management.

Program Overview

The Project+ course is centered on information technology (IT) projects. The course will provide you with the concepts and processes involved in project management. Certification in project management has increasingly become a requirement for those interested in full‐time careers in this field. It improves your credibility with stakeholders and customers. Becoming certified demonstrates your intent to learn the processes associated with project management and provides you with opportunities for positions and advancements that may not otherwise be possible.

There are several project management methodologies you can follow, each with its own processes and procedures, but at the foundation of each one are sound project management principles and techniques. 

There four major domains covered in this course:

  1. Project Management Concepts
  2. Project Life Cycle Phases
  3. Tools and Documentation
  4. Basics of IT and Governance

The course maps to the CompTIA Project+ PKO-005 exam.


Approximately 48 hours

Estimated Tuition


EdAssist discounted rate: $1,885

Ways to Learn



3.0 PDUs

Live Online Format

This course is also taught with UMass Global’s LIVE ONLINE training format using a video communications software. Students receive the same high-quality training as found in a traditional classroom setting. Join us from anywhere with an internet connection.

LIVE ONLINE training includes:

  • Delivered in real time by an instructor
  • Full access to course presentations and documents
  • Live interaction with classmates and instructor using a collaborative learning platform
  • Play back recording of any class for later review


Upon successful mastery of this course, you will be able to:

  • Explain the basic characteristics of a project and the various methodologies and frameworks used in IT projects.
  • Define the role of the Project Manager and list the factors that influence project management activities.
  • Discuss how to identify who the stakeholders are and identify their roles and responsibilities.
  • Demonstrate how to define and document the scope of a project management plan.
  • Define project tasks, identify the resources, and develop a project schedule.
  • Discuss the various organizational structures and how they impact a project management plan.
  • List and explain the factors to consider when developing a project budget and a risks mitigation plan.
  • Describe the best practices for keeping stakeholders and project resources informed on the progress of the project plan.

Tuition covers only the cost of the course. Nothing else is provided to the student.


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