Project Management, Advanced Technical Certificate

Description

This program consists of 25 credits leading towards requirements for proficiency in industry standard and internationally recognized project management skill sets and certification preparation in conjunction with respective experience in the following areas: Microsoft Project 2019, CompTIA Project+, Professional in Business Analysis (PMI-PBA), Agile Certified Practitioner (PMI-ACP), Risk Management Professional (PMI-RMP), Scheduling Professional (PMI-SP), Certified Lean Six Sigma Green Belt(CSSC), Project Management Professional (PMI-PMP), and Certified Associate in Project Management (PMI-CAPM).

Outcomes:

Graduates of the program will be able to:

  1. Demonstrate understanding of the fundamental knowledge, terminology and processes of effective project management.

  2. Perform in the role of a project manager, leading and directing projects and teams.

  3. Use industry recognized project management software.

  4. Apply agile principles and practices on projects.

  5. Integrate stakeholder business requirements to shape the output of projects and drive successful business outcomes.

  6. Assess and analyze projects risks along with plans to mitigate threats and capitalize on opportunities.

  7. Apply principles of quality management throughout the Project Life Cycle.

  8. Demonstrate knowledge and advanced experience in the specialized area of developing and maintaining project schedules.

Additional Admission Requirements

  1. Applicants must have earned an Associate of Science (AS), an Associate of Applied Science (AAS), an Associate of Arts (AA) degree, a Bachelor of Science (BS) or a previous Bachelor of Applied Science (BAS) with an overall grade point average of 2.5.

  2. Applicants who have not earned as associate degree may be admitted to the program if they have earned at least 60 transferable college level credits with a grade of “C” or better in all core courses. Applicants in this category must otherwise meet all other requirements for admission which will be granted by approval of the Chair.

  3. Students may be required to take prerequisite courses to complete this certificate.

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