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Certificate in Project Management

The certificate in Project Management enables students to consider preparing for the pinnacle of professional certification with the Project Management Institute (PMI).

Certificate Requirements

MGT 460: Fundamentals of Project Management3 cr
MGT 462: Effective Project Management3 cr
MGT 464: Mastering Project Management3 cr
Total9 cr

No courses will be accepted in transfer towards this certificate.

Student Learning Outcomes

Students who complete a certificate in Project Management will be able to:

  1. effectively perform project team member and leadership roles in the full spectrum of project management ranging from small, single to large, complex and multiple projects;
  2. present the fundamentals of project management based on a project life cycle;
  3. introduce and explain widely used tools of basic project management;
  4. examine the roles of the project manager and project team members;
  5. explore a best-practices approach to planning and managing projects of any size;
  6. improve the performance of traditional project management with innovative new tools;
  7. introduce new and practical approaches for managing today's non-traditional projects;
  8. align projects within an organizational framework and with the business strategy;
  9. review and apply PMI's Project Management Body of Knowledge (PMBOK); and
  10. implement enterprise-level project portfolio and program management.

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