The Essentials of Project Management certificate introduces students to the technical and interpersonal skills necessary to master the basic theory and practice of project management.
Through interactive discussions and group assignments, students will gain direct experience using appropriate tools and techniques that will successfully execute a project from initiation through completion. Unlike many foundational programs, students will be exposed to many of the “soft skills” inherent in successful project execution such as communication, interpersonal relationships, and problem-solving.
Professionals understanding the basics of project management make themselves a valuable part of a growing industry. The number of project management jobs is growing at an exponential rate and trained project managers will be prepared to excel in any organization. Participants in this program will:
The Professional Development team provides various services to students including career advising, webinars, networking events, and an alumni scholarship program. Current students and alumni are encouraged to learn more about the Student Advisory Board.
"I was getting involved in projects that were highly complex in nature, highly dynamic, and I wanted more knowledge. Courses in the Project Management certificate are customized for highly skilled professionals who are able to exchange ideas and gain a lot from the experts in the field."
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