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Get your Project Management Certificate

 

  • Project Mgmt. Cert.
  • Course Requirements
  • Class Schedule
  • Course Rotation
  • Careers

In today’s business climate, no one needs to tell you how critically important it is that projects run smoothly and come in on time, and within budget. Most everything businesses do is a project. This means you, as Project Manager, are the lynchpin of success.

A Project Management Certificate (PMC) from Avila Advantage can ensure success. The project management certificate is a rigorous set of 13 credit hours for the adult student that develops proficiency with the latest tools and techniques of effective project managers. In the project management courses, you will:

  • Study current industry practices
  • Examine in-depth case studies
  • Review team interactions
  • Assess PM technology

The project management certification is a graduate level curriculum, specifically created to prepare you to successfully pass the Project Management Institute’s (PMI) exam for PM certification. These project management courses allow you to become versed in the PMI’s required five process areas:

  • Initiating,
  • Planning,
  • Executing,
  • Controlling and Monitoring,
  • Closing; and

Nine project knowledge areas:

  • Integration Management
  • Scope Management
  • Time Management
  • Cost Management
  • Quality Management
  • Human Resource Management
  • Communications Management
  • Risk Management
  • Procurement Management


Course Requirements

The project management courses include 13 credit hours addressing the skills necessary for project management certification.

 

Project Management Curriculum  

PM 600 Introduction to Project Management 1

PM 672 Practice of Project Management 3

PM 673 Tools & Technology of Project Management 3

PM 674 Application of Project Management 3



PM 676
PM 677
Management Technology OR
Six Sigma
3

13 credit hours are required for your graduate Project Management certificate.

 

Class Schedule
Each semester is divided into two 8-week sessions.

Spring Semester 2015
January 5 – April 25

Summer Semester 2015
April 27 – August 15

Fall Semester 2015
August 24 – December 19

Course Rotation

 

Each semester is divided into two 8-week sessions.
(o) Online
 

Management Courses

FALL SEMESTER SPRING SEMESTER SUMMER SEMESTER



MG 601
Statistics
MG 601
Statistics
MG 601
Statistics (o)
MG 605
Ethics & Legal Environ
on even year
Ethics & Legal Environ
(o) on odd year
MG 630
Financial Decision Making
on even year
Financial Decision Making
(o) on odd year
MG 650
Strategic Communication (o)
MG 650
Strategic Communication
MG 670
Org Psych & Behavior (o)
MG 670
Org Psych & Behavior
MG 675
Team Development
MG 675
Team Development (o)
MG 675
Team Development
MG 688
Leadership & Influence
MG 688
Leadership and Influence (o)
MG 695
Capstone
MG 695
Capstone
MG 695
Capstone
 
 

Project Management Courses

FALL SEMESTER SPRING SEMESTER SUMMER SEMESTER



PM 600
Intro to Project Mgmt (o)
PM 600
Intro to Project Mgmt
 
PM 672
Practice of Project Mgmt (o)
PM 672
Practice of Project Mgmt
PM 673
Tools and Technology (o)
PM 673
Tools and Technology
PM 674 
Applications of Project Mgmt (o)
PM 674 
Applications of Project Mgmt
PM 676
Management Technology on even year
PM 676
Management Technology (o) on odd year
PM 677
Six Sigma in odd year
PM 677
Six Sigma (o) in even year
 

 

 

 

Careers with a Project Management Certificate

Avila University's Advantage Program is now a Registered Education Provider for the Project Management Institute (PMI). This approval by the PMI demonstrates that Avila Advantage offers exceptional project management training. The global and long-term employment for project managers looks promising.

Some fields that are experiencing continued growth and demand for project managers include:
· Healthcare
· Infrastructure development
· Green technologies
· Non-profit organizations
· Global business
· Government

Job opportunities include positions in some of the following areas:

· Consulting
· Information Management
· Regional Management
· Supply Chain Management
· Financial Analyst
· Research Associate/Analyst
· Human Resources Management
· Procurement