The Project Management MicroMasters is a graduate level learning experience* designed to provide you with the knowledge and skills needed to be a successful project manager in any industry. This online sequence is a semester’s worth of work and consists of three offerings and a final capstone exam. Earning the MicroMasters will showcase your understanding of project management techniques and tools. You will develop the leadership skills needed to effectively manage a team that will meet the expectations of your customers and business goals. Build on your MicroMasters by applying to RIT’s School of Individualized Study for a customized master’s degree.
*The Micromasters credential is not a master’s degree. It is a credential granted by RITx for outstanding performance in graduate-level online course work. For many learners, it can be a step toward earning an RIT master’s degree.You will learn how to:
- Apply the project management life cycle from initiation through closing by using effective tools and techniques.
- Utilize the project management tradeoffs of time, cost and scope to meet customer expectations.
- Employ project management best practices across a variety of industries and businesses.
- Understand leadership and behavioral facets that lead to project success.
- Recognize and appreciate the social and cultural aspects, legal and regulatory practices, and technology and infrastructure that influence a project’s success in the global market
- Price $1,050 ($150 per offering, $600 for capstone exam) for verified track, No charge for audit
3 offerings and capstone exam required
32 weeks of course time
- PM9001x: Project Management Life Cycle (0 credits)
- PM9002x: Best Practices for Project Management Success (0 credits)
- PM9003x: International Project Management (0 credits)
- PM9004x: Project Management MicroMasters Capstone Exam (0 credits)
- Project management positions growing at 1.5 million opportunities per year*
- Exciting career opportunities across industry domains as project manager, project consultant, project analyst, program manager, project office manager, project coordinator, project architect, and more
- Median salary for an entry level project manager is $84,000*
* Source: Project Management Institute
“In an ever-changing business and economic environment, the skills of a project manager are essential to companies like ours – and any organization, for that matter. Employees with these skills will be prepared to successfully navigate complex workplace challenges.”
— Laurie L. Zaucha, Vice President, Human Resources and Organizational Development, Paychex, Inc.
“The project management modules equipped me with a set of the comprehensive skills and knowledge necessary to thrive in a challenging project-centric environment. RIT’s robust curriculum and talented professors presented a rigorous, relevant learning experience that helped me to acquire the technical acumen, organizational skills, and numerous tacit abilities that are critical attributes for every project manager.”
— Alec Hadden, Sikorsky ‐ A Lockheed Martin Company, Instrumentation & Calibration labs
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