Project Management

Graduate Certificate in Project Management

Designed for individuals students looking to establish a firm foundation in project management tools, techniques and practices. The certificate program helps you gain an understanding of all aspects of project management theory and practice, including the project process, scope, time, cost, quality, and schedule management.
 
The certificate programs comprise of two 11-week courses, totaling 12 graduate-level credits, and are completed entirely online. Upon successful completion of a certificate program, students wishing to enter into our Master of Science in Cybersecurity program will be able to use the certificate courses toward the completion of their master’s degree.
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December 7, 2020

November 9, 2020
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$10,950
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Students will take Project Management Techniques, Tools and Practices (GB544) and then choose either Project Management Leadership, Communications and Teams (GB554) or Strategic Management in Project Management (GB564).

Project Management Techniques, Tools and Practices | GB544 | 6 credit hours
This seminar focuses on the fundamentals of project management and practices. The key elements of project management from the project management framework, the project life cycle, project process and key project management knowledge areas are discussed. Additionally, the project integration, scope, time, cost, quality, resource and schedule management are studied. Other areas of focus are project management procurement and overall project communications.

Project Management Leadership, Communications and Teams | GB554 | 6 credit hours
This seminar focuses on project management leadership, effective communications and the management of project teams. Students explore the fundamental principles of good project management, including: leadership skills, winning stakeholder cooperation, writing the rules to manage expectations, project risk management, creating realistic schedules, achieving accurate project estimates, trade-offs between project cost, schedule and quality, building strong project teams, clear communications, measuring progress, problem solving, defining clear requirements and applying lean principles in project management. This seminar discusses project leadership, communication and team management skills integrating them with  concepts from previous seminars, resulting in fundamental principles of project management being integrated with leadership, communications and team building practices and challenges.

Strategic Management in Project Management | GB564 | 6 credit hours
Applications from the GB 544 and GB 554 are applied in this seminar using the fundamental principles of project management from the project management framework, the project life cycle, project integration, scope, time, cost, quality, and schedule management. Students synthesize leadership skills, winning stakeholder cooperation, project risk management, building strong project teams, clear communications, measuring progress and problem solving in a proposed project.