Learn to deliver projects on time, on budget, and on spec with a Project Management Graduate Certificate. This online or on-campus program prepares you to lead a project through its entire life cycle-from initiation to planning to execution to monitoring to completion. It is taught by practicing business professionals immersed in the field each day. They understand what's working, what's not, and what trends and technology are on the horizon likely to impact project managers. By blending theory with practical application, the graduate certificate in project management prepares you to make an impact.
SNHU is a Registered Education Provider (R.E.P.) of the Project Management Institute (PMI)®, and graduates of this program meet the educational requirement needed to take the Project Management Professional (PMP)® exam. Project managers are increasingly turning to R.E.P.s for certification training and maintenance. PMI is the world's largest project management member association, representing more than 600,000 practitioners in more than 185 countries. Students must take the QSO 645 Project Management for PMP Certification course in order to satisfy the educational requirement needed to take the PMP exam.
The graduate certificate in project management program teaches the concepts, strategies and tools that today's project managers need to be successful. You will graduate with a greater understanding of scheduling, planning, cost and risk assessment, budget management, negotiation and conflict resolution, communications, securing resources, presentation and evaluation. The program also helps prepare you for the Certified Associate of Project Management and the Project Management Professional certification exams conducted by the PMI.
As a private, nonprofit university, SNHU has one mission - to help you see yourself succeed. The benefits of earning your project management graduate certificate at SNHU include:
Because the skills you acquire from the graduate certificate in project management program can be applied toward a number of careers, it's impossible to accurately gauge job growth for project managers. However, there are several positive signs that offer some insight into potential careers. According to the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, between 2010-2020, management, scientific, and technical consulting services are expected to grow a staggering 83%, the fastest of any industry, and construction project management positions by 17% (faster than the average). And when you factor in that $12 trillion is spent worldwide on fixed capital and infrastructure projects, according to PMI, earning a graduate certificate in project management appears to be a very sound investment.
Required coursework includes: Quantitative Analysis for Decision Making, Project Management, and Seminar in Project Management. You may then select two of the following more focused classes: Management Science through Spreadsheets, Six Sigma Quality Management, Supply Chain Management, Project Management for PMP Certification, or Internship in Operations/Project Management.
This is a survey of the mathematical, probabilistic and statistical tools available for assisting in the operation and management of industrial organizations.
This course includes the study of concepts, tools, and practices of project management. The course adopts a managerial process approach to Project Management, which consists of initiating, planning, executing, controlling and closing the project. Major topics will include project scope, project time, project cost, project quality, project risk, project resources, project communications and how to be an effective project manager. Cases are utilized to integrate the learning in the course and provide decision- making experience for the student.
Project management is a core skill in today's fast-moving business environment. Project managers are required to manage complex, time- pressured projects and programs using advanced tools and techniques for maximum effect. Through this course, the students will learn advanced methods to initiate, plan and control projects. They will gain experience planning complex projects using both manual and PC-based tools.
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