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Project Management Adv. Cert.
In todayís business-oriented society, project-based organizations and project management have become much more than just a way of conducting business. New growth within these organizations has changed the shape of project management to reveal what is becoming an exciting new career path for many individuals. Project managers have quickly become a necessary asset for many businesses.
The goal of a project manager is to successfully plan, organize, and accomplish a specific project or one-time effort. Encountering the challenges of cultural and social differences, along with an assortment of industrial focuses, the project manager must be aware of a projectís goals on a daily and, sometimes, hourly basis. Completion of any project is achieved via a well thought-out project plan. The advanced certificate in project management teaches students how to plan, develop, and implement successful projects from initiation to completion.
The program consists of three core courses and two electives, which may be chosen with the approval of the student's adviser.
Project management, advanced certificate, typical course sequence (semesters), effective fall 2013
|Course||Sem. Cr. Hrs.|
|BUSI-711||Advanced Project Management||3|
|BUSI-712||International Project Management (summer)||3|
|Total Semester Credit Hours||15|
To be considered for admission to the advanced certificate in project management, candidates must fulfill the following requirements:
- Hold a baccalaureate degree from an accredited institution,
- Have a course or background in statistics
- Have a minimum undergraduate GPA of 3.0,
- Submit official transcripts (in English) of all previously completed undergraduate and graduate course work,
- Submit a current resume,
- Submit a personal statement,
- Submit two letters of recommendation, and
- Complete a graduate application.
The three required core courses may be completed either on campus and through online learning.