Upon successful completion of this program, students should be able to:
Projection of number of students to earn certificate annually is 50 to 100.
This certificate is designed to introduce skills required to manage technical project life cycle while ensuring appropriate communication in teams and organization, managing resources and stakeholders, and maintaining project documentation. It provides foundational knowledge in IT project management frameworks that are useful to plan, design, and coordinate activities for IT projects. Students can pursue Project Management industry certifications, such as CompTIA Project+, Cloud+, PMI Certified Associate in Project Management (CAPM), Certified Scrum Master, Certified Agile Leadership. Students can seek entry-level employment as a Junior Project Manager, Project Coordinator, Technical Project Coordinator, Assistant Project Manager, Project Engineer and Project Analyst.
This inter-discipline certificate will increase the diversity in Inland Empire workforce by providing technical training emphasis in Career Technical Education. This program will increase the diversity of student population in Computer Information Systems and Business. The growth of the program will also address to need to improve special populations in CTE, such as potentially increasing the population of female students and professionals in the areas of STEM. The program is expected to have a steady growth after the initial year with program promotional outreach to local high schools and community centers.
There are no requirement for students to enter this program. The program requires students to complete 22 units in the areas of CIS and Business with focus on technical project management.
(Y1 or S1)
|CIS-87A||Introduction to IT Project Management||3||S1|
|CIS-48A||Introduction to Cloud Computing||3||S1|
|CIS-27||Information Network Security||3||S1|
|CIS-87B||IT Project Management Framework||3||S2|
|BUS-77A||Introduction to Project Management||3||S2|
|BUS-77B||Project Management CAPM and PMP||3||S2|
Diann Thursby · 05/10/21
Received regional recommendation at 5-10-2021 IEDRC Deans Meeting.