The College of St. Scholastica has been granted accreditation by the Project Management Institute Global Accreditation Center for Project Management Education Programs (GAC). GAC accreditation ensures the quality of academic degree programs and their graduates to meet the standards of the rapidly growing field of project management.
The 100 percent online Certificate in Advanced Project Management is intended for more experienced project managers. This graduate level certificate is designed for professionals seeking increased knowledge and experience with more sophisticated project management processes and techniques.
Graduates of the certificate will be able to:
This certificate is intended for professionals with the PMP® certification, more experienced project professionals, or professionals already completing the foundational certificate in project management, who hold a bachelor's degree from any field.
The 12 credit certificate program can be completed in one year and consists of four foundational and advanced courses from the Master of Science in Project Management curriculum. These courses cover topics related to writing and communications, leadership, advanced project management practices, and project management practice assessment.
An examination of the importance of leadership theories and styles, and the essential importance of communication. Oral and written communication methods will be studied to determine how effective communication is integral to the success of IT initiatives. Topics include communicating complex ideas, collaboration in a team environment, and using communication to lead a team and work effectively with complex interpersonal and team processes. (8 weeks)
The first of a two-part course sequence in advance project management practices. This course is an in-depth study of advanced methods, techniques, and tools used for managing projects during the initiating and planning processes.
The second of a two-part course sequence in advance project management practices. This course is an in-depth study of advanced methods, techniques, and tools used for managing projects during the execution, monitoring and controlling, and closing processes.
An exploration of the current emerging trends and innovations in project management. Students identify, evaluate, recommend, and discover ways to implement new methodologies and technological innovations within the project management field.
The courses that comprise this certificate program may be applied toward the Master of Science in Project Management degree program.
Students can apply to start the Master Certificate in Advanced Project Management in the fall. Interested students should contact Julio Garcia, Admissions at firstname.lastname@example.org, schedule a meeting or (651) 403-8654.
* Tuition rates are for the 2020-21 academic year. Additional fees and costs for course materials may apply. Total program cost and completion time varies depending on transfer credits and individual program plans. Tuition rates are subject to change.