Project Management Professionals have a firm understanding of the basic competencies involved in management and oversight, including areas such as effective time management, managing multiple projects simultaneously, scope and estimation of project undertaking and devising a detailed project plan alongside project risk and cost analysis. The program includes training and exam preparation for students to become a Project Management Professional (PMP®) as designated by the Project Management Institute (PMI). The PMP is the most important industry-recognized certification for project managers. Globally recognized and demanded, the PMP demonstrates that individuals have the experience, education and competency to lead and direct people and helps individuals to stand out to employers and maximize their earning potential overall.
Guiding a team toward successful project completion can be extremely taxing but also incredibly gratifying for supervisors and managers. More than that, however, juggling multiple projects at once, managing multiple staff and dealing with the individual and collective personalities on the project can be incredibly overwhelming without a fundamental understanding of how to get the most out of your team and really get things done. Valuable programs like the Project Management Professional (PMP) from the Project Management Institute (PMI) ensure students are best apt to guide their staff through this challenging process.
At the conclusion of this program, students will be able to:
Education and National Certifications
Upon successful completion of this Project Management Professional PMP® program, students
will be prepared to sit for the Project Management Institute (PMI)
Project Management Professional PMP® exam. Although there is no state
approval, state registration or other state requirements for this
program, students who complete the Project Management Professional
(PMP®) program will be prepared and are eligible to sit for this
national certification exam. Students who complete this program can and
do sit for the PMI PMP® and Microsoft Office Specialist (MOS) national
certification exams and are qualified, eligible and prepared to do so.
Although not a requirement, once students complete the program, they have the ability to participate in an externship and/or hands on practicum so as to practice the skills necessary to perform the job requirements of a professional in this field. Students will be assisted with completing a resume and/or other requirements necessary to work in this field. All students who complete this program are eligible to participate in an externship and will be placed with a participating organization near their location.