Stony Brook University

Project Management for Offshore Wind Certificate Program

Program Description

The Project Management for Offshore Wind Certificate is industry-focused training for current or aspiring project management professionals who seek to enter or grow their careers in the offshore wind sector. Offered in an online format, this program combines asynchronous work with one-on-one interaction with the instructor and classmates from the offshore wind industry. Coursework comprises 24 professional development units/contact hours* for participants who wish to earn or maintain their PMI® CAPM® /PMP® certification.

The course offers highly relevant, leading-edge education through a blend of practical, proven insights from The Oceantic Network, an educational organization with a mission to develop the offshore wind renewable energy industry and its supply chain, and from Total Systems Education Ltd., a global provider of project management and business analysis training and a Project Management Institute® (PMI) Premiere Authorized Training Provider.

Focus Areas

  • Meet and manage the unique professional challenges of offshore wind projects
  • Initiate, plan, execute, and control projects that deliver on time, on budget, and according to specified quality requirements
  • Manage project resources
  • Communicate and negotiate effectively with project stakeholders, while managing team and stakeholder dynamics
  • Manage project risk by designing risk plans.

Potential Career Opportunities

  • Project manager
  • Construction manager
  • Development manager
  • Supply chain manager
  • Operations and maintenance manager
  • R & D manager

Target audience


Program Format


Educational Level Prerequisites

High School diploma/GED

Program Type

Certificate Program

Expected Outcomes