Palm Beach State College

College Catalog 2016-2017

Palm Beach State College
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Certificate of Professional Preparation - Project Management  (C810)


Type of Award
CPP - Certificate of Professional Preparation


Program Website
www.palmbeachstate.edu/programs/Bachelor


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
Dr. Don Gladney, gladneyd@palmbeachstate.edu, (561) 868-4116


To see when the course is offered, click the course number. To see a course description, click the course title.
Required Courses Credits: 21
ISM3314 Project Management 3
ISM4313 Managing IT Integration 3
ISM4312 Project and Change Management 3
ISM4332 IT Project Schedule and Cost Control 3
MAN4520 Quality Management Control 3
MAN4574 Acquisitions Management 3
MAN4584 Project Risk Management 3
Total Program Credits: 21

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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
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Occupational Outlook Handbook: http://www.bls.gov/oco/
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