Project Management Proficiency Certificate

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    Program Duration: Short-Term Program
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    Degree Type: Proficiency Certificate
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    Total Credit Hours: 18
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About This Certificate

The Project Management Proficiency Certificate prepares students to enter the project management workforce. Students will learn the management principles and theories that put them on the path towards a rewarding project management career in various industries, such as health care, information technology, construction, finance, and advertising. Students gain hands-on experience through various course assignments and requirements. The Project Management Proficiency Certificate offers courses that develop skills in project management, communications, agile project management, and organizational leadership. The courses in the certificate also apply towards the Business Leadership A.A.S. degree.

Upon completion of the certificate, students will be prepared to take the Certified Associate Project Manager (CAPM from the Project Management Institute) exam, providing a competitive and financial advantage in the job market. Graduates of the program are prepared for positions such as IT program support specialist, project manager, emergency response project manager, marketing communications coordinator, and member relations administrator.

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Launch Your Career as a General and Operations Manager

  • Financial Managers – est. salary $186,965
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General and Operations Managers

Plan, direct, or coordinate the operations of public or private sector organizations. Duties and responsibilities include formulating policies, managing daily operations, and planning the use of materials and human resources, but are too diverse and general in nature to be classified in any one functional area of management or administration, such as personnel, purchasing, or administrative services.

Starting Pay: $62,531

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Typical Tasks

  • Review financial statements, sales or activity reports, or other performance data to measure productivity or goal achievement or to identify areas needing cost reduction or program improvement.
  • Direct and coordinate activities of businesses or departments concerned with the production, pricing, sales, or distribution of products.
  • Direct administrative activities directly related to making products or providing services.
  • Prepare staff work schedules and assign specific duties.