Why Complete a Project Management Certificate?
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Employment of project managers is expected to grow 17 percent over the 2008-18 decade, which is faster than the average for all occupations. New applications of technology in the workplace will continue to drive demand for workers, fueling the need for more project managers. To remain competitive, firms will continue to install sophisticated computer networks and set up more complex intranets and websites. They will need to adopt the most efficient software and systems and troubleshoot problems when they occur. Project managers will be needed to manage projects in these areas. Read more...
Employment of construction managers is projected to increase by 17 percent during the 2008–18 decade, faster than average for all occupations. Construction managers will be needed as the level and variety of construction activity expands, but at a slower rate than in the past. Modest population and business growth will result in new and renovated construction of residential dwellings, office buildings, retail outlets, hospitals, schools, restaurants, and other structures that require construction managers. A growing emphasis on making buildings more energy efficient should create additional jobs for construction managers involved in retrofitting buildings. Read more...
Management, scientific, and technical consulting services is projected to be the fastest growing industry over the next decade. Projected job growth can be attributed primarily to economic growth and to the continuing complexity of business. A growing number of businesses means increased demand for advice in all areas of business planning. Read more...
|Course Number||Course Title||Units|
|Core Curriculum Courses (Required)|
|BUS or MGMT 037||Fundamentals of Project Management||3|
|BUS or MGMT 038||Applied Project Management||3|
|BUS 204||Project Management Practicum||1|
|Choose a minimum of 9 units from the following:|
|BUS 021||Intro to Business Computing||3|
|BUS 021L||Intro to Business Computing Lab||1|
|BUS 077||Quality Customer Service||3|
|BUS 077C||50 Ways to Improve Customer Service||.5|
|BUS 078B||Business Communications||3|
|BUS 078C||Business Report Writing||3|
|BUS 078H||Writing Effective E-mail for Business||1|
|BUS 079||Human Relations Applied in Business||3|
|COMM 004||Small Group Communication||3|
|CA 045A||Introductory Microsoft Project||1|
|CA 045B||Intermediate Microsoft Project||2|
|MGMT 103||Functions of Management||3|
|MGMT 111||Problem Solving for Managers||3|
|Total Program Certificate Requirements||16|