Thiscertificate prepares students with an understanding of business and thenecessary skills required to successfully manage a project and to preparefor the PMP® or CAPM® certification exams. Topics covered includeproject integration, scope, cost management, software tools, projectcontrol, human resource management, risk management, quality management,procurement management, communications management and PMP®/CAPM® testpreparation. This certification is noted on the student’s collegetranscript informing future employers, admissions offices to colleges, andprofessional institutions that the student has received specialized training inproject management.
Project management is needed in all sectors and is growing throughout the business community. The business advisory requested more training on this topic and the certificate provides students with marketable skills in a short period of time. Toward that aim, the goals of the program are:
According to PMI (2018), "Project management skills and expertise are indemand globally, and earning potential remains promising." In addition, "Project management professionals with the PMP Certification earn 23% more."
Overall, the program goal is to provide students the skills and knowledge to run projects within any sector and add needed expertise to an existing or new position.
Note: COD has recently been accepted as an Authorized Training Partner (ATP) through PMI, so students will be able to use course hours toward the PMP or CAPM exam qualifications.
The Project Management Certificate of Achievement will provide students with the skills and knowledge to understand all the elements of running a project within any sector to ensure business results.
(Y1 or S1)
|BUMA 010||Introduction to Business||3||Y1, S1|
|BUMA 130||Introduction to Project Management||3||Y1, S1|
|BUMA 1331||Project Management CAPM and PMP Exam Prep||3||Y1, S2|