The Project and Portfolio Management (PPM) section helps project managers and team members grow their project management skills through training, role modeling, and mentoring support.



The PPM Project Management Training Program offers instructor led classroom training focused on assisting project managers and project teams to deliver successful projects.

While TxDOT employees have first priority in enrolling in courses, consultants and contractors are welcome to register for classes on a first-come, first-serve basis. Certification for course completion is not offered to external attendees.

Target audience

  • Existing and developing project managers.
  • Project team members, engineers, and supporting technical staff.
  • Anyone who leads projects or supporting tasks.


Registration begins 30-45 days before the course start date, if seats are available. See timeline.

  1. Complete an out-of-agency registration form.
  2. A confirmation email will be sent if seats are available.

Do not attend the class unless you have received a confirmation. Please call the training helpline for assistance at (512) 416-2000.


There is no fee associated with these classes.


If a course or seat reservation is cancelled, an email notification will be sent and you will be placed on a waiting list for the next course.

We reserve the right to cancel your reservation for any reason, including:

  • Low attendance.
  • To accommodate our internal training needs. Reservations may be canceled up to one week before a course start date and are canceled starting from the last-reserved seat.

Course Schedule

Upcoming courses are listed below.

Transportation Project Management at TxDOT – PMD300

This class explores day-to-day project management activities to deliver successful transportation projects. Using a series of class exercises, students will work through realistic, applicable exercises to learn project management tools and techniques to apply to daily activities.

Date Location
03/27/19 Odessa
04/16/19 El Paso
04/24/19 Wichita Falls
05/07/19 Houston
05/14/19 Bryan
06/24/19 Laredo
06/26/19 San Antonio
08/09/19 Paris
10/15/19 Dallas
11/05/19 Fort Worth

Risk-Based Construction Cost Estimating – PMD140

This course builds upon cost estimating best practices and techniques to assess risks in contingencies. Attendees will gain an understanding of the Risk –Based Construction Cost Estimating (RBCCE) tool kit, framework, and process.

Date Location
04/18/19 El Paso
05/02/19 Austin

Three-Point Estimating (Time, Quantity, and Cost) – PMD141

The goal of the class is to increase estimating accuracy and consistency. This class will explore time, quantity, and cost estimating utilizing the three-point estimating method through practical application with a series of hands-on exercises.

Date Location
05/02/19 Austin
10/17/19 Dallas

Contact Us

(512) 416-3333