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Project Management CPP

Certificate of Professional Preparation - Project Management Overview (C810)

Type of Award

CPP - Certificate of Professional Preparation

Program Website

www.palmbeachstate.edu/Bachelors

Program Description

The Certificate of Professional Preparation in Project Management concentrates on project management fundamentals focusing on all knowledge areas covered in the Project Management Body of Knowledge (PMBOK) to include: project integration, scope, time, cost, quality, human resource, communications, risk, and procurement management. Students will gain an understanding of all phases of a project life cycle form initiation, planning, execution, monitoring & controlling, to closing.

These courses cover competencies for several certifications including Project Management Institute's Certified Associate in Project Management (CAPM) and Project Management Professional (PMP).

Admission Requirements

To apply for the Certificate of Professional Preparation in Project Management program, students must have earned a bachelor's degree and have at least a 2.0 GPA. Please see a bachelor's degree advisor for more information and program course requirements. Also see the Admissions section of the catalog for detailed admission requirements for the bachelor's degree programs.

Completion Requirements

Students must successfully complete all courses in the curriculum, have at least a 2.0 GPA and have earned a "C" or better in all program courses. (Additional Information)

Program Length

Total program semester hours: 21

Location

This program is offered online and at the Lake Worth campus.

For More Information

Professor Hector Hernandez, hernandh@palmbeachstate.edu, 561-868-4118

Employment Opportunities

Graduates of this program will be prepared to work in information technology-related positions, such as project managers, information technology managers, systems analysts, business analysts, quality assurance managers, and business process improvement managers.

Career Path Notes

After completion of this program, students may choose to obtain an industry certification in project management such as Project Management Institute's Certified Associate in Project Management or Project Management Professional. Students may choose to apply for graduate study at a public or private university.

Career Center

www.palmbeachstate.edu/Career

For more information about employment opportunities including job outlook and salary information visit:

Occupational Outlook Handbook: www.bls.gov/ooh

O-Net Online: www.onetonline.org

Required courses:

Required Courses (Credits: 21)

ISM3314Project Management (BAS)

3 Credits

ISM4313Managing It Integration (BAS)

3 Credits

ISM4312Project and Change Management (BAS)

3 Credits

ISM4332Project Schedule and Cost Control (BAS)

3 Credits

MAN4520Quality Management Control (BAS)

3 Credits

MAN4574Acquisitions Management (BAS)

3 Credits

MAN4584Project Risk Management (BAS)

3 Credits

Course Sequence

Term One - Fall (Year One) (Credits: 9 )

ISM3314Project Management (BAS)

3 Credits

ISM4313Managing It Integration (BAS)

3 Credits

MAN4520Quality Management Control (BAS)

3 Credits

Term Two - Spring (Year One) (Credits: 6)

ISM4312Project and Change Management (BAS)

3 Credits

ISM4332Project Schedule and Cost Control (BAS)

3 Credits

Term Three - Summer (Year One) (Credits: 6)

MAN4574Acquisitions Management (BAS)

3 Credits

MAN4584Project Risk Management (BAS)

3 Credits

Total Credit Hours: 21