Earn a Microcredential in Asana Project Management

Boost your professional credibility in the demanding and rewarding field of project management with a microcredential in Asana Project Management. The three-course program not only prepares you for the Certified Associate in Project Management (CAPM®)exam, it also enables you to quickly demonstrate your expertise to colleagues and employers with a digital badge. 

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Program Format

Three Online Courses
Duration: 6 Weeks Each
Asynchronous sessions with meet times embedded. Learn on your own schedule with regular guidance from faculty. 

Course Start Dates

March 28
May 16
June 27

Program Cost

$4,776 for Microcredential (3 Course Requirement)

$1,194 Per Course (Tuition)
$398 Per Course (Resource Fee)
No additional books.

Program Overview

Franklin’s Project Management program was built in collaboration with Asana, an industry-leader in digital project management software, to develop professionals who can thrive in today’s, fast-paced work environments. Asana’s project management platform is used by more than 50,000 organizations worldwide to facilitate collaborate on ongoing projects. 

Successful completion of the courses will require you to complete projects based on real on-the-job scenarios, while you build a portfolio to showcase your talents to future employers. The Asana and Franklin co-branded professional microcredential is aligned with the Project Management Body of Knowledge (PMBOK®) and will provide you with 10 hours of career readiness project management. The knowledge and skills you gain as part of the three-course sequence will also prepare you for the Certified Associate in Project Management (CAPM®) exam.

Courses

Each six-week, three credit-hour course is taught by a Franklin faculty member and aligns with industry-endorsed knowledge and skills.

Core Courses
PATH 1301 - Foundations of Project Management (3)
In this course, students will be introduced to the foundations of project management. Students will familiarize themselves with the role of the project manager and the leadership skills they will need to be successful project managers. Students will be introduced to Asana, and other project management tools such as spreadsheets. They will learn essential information about projects, project life cycles, project management processes and methodologies. Students will explore stakeholder management, and create a plan for engaging with stakeholders. They will produce a project charter, a scope statement and a work breakdown structure, all of which provide a strong foundation for a project. This course is aimed at students with little or no background in project management.
PATH 1302 - Effective Project Planning (3)
In this course, students will become familiar with project management tools such as Google Sheets and Asana. Students will use tools to create a project schedule and budget. Students will also learn about procurement and project resources. Students will develop project kickoff activities, like planning an agenda for a meeting and setting up communications for the project team and stakeholders. Students will also create a communication plan. This course is aimed at students with little or no background in project management
PATH 1303 - Risk, Quality and Integration Management (3)
In this course, students will focus on addressing risk and ensuring quality in projects. Students will also learn techniques for monitoring a project and for managing work and deliverables throughout a project's life cycle. Students will use tools to make reports. Students will study change control and review, approve, and manage changes related to a project and communicate the changes to stakeholders and team members. Finally, students will learn how to close a project and conduct a retrospective on a project to improve organizational operations. This course is aimed at students with little or no background in project management.

Get Started

Step 1: Complete the online application as a non-degree-seeking student. The application is fast and free. 

Step 2: Once your application information is verified, an admissions advisor will contact you to set up a registration appointment. 

Step 3: Attend your registration appointment (via phone or on-site at Franklin’s Main Campus). 

Get Recognized

Upon successful completion of all three courses, Franklin will issue you an Asana and Franklin University co-branded digital badge in Asana Project Management.

Take the Next Step

Request to be contacted by an admissions advisor by submitting the form above or submit your online application as a non-degree-seeking student.