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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:

  • PMIInitiating,
  • 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 2014
January 6 - April 26

Summer Semester 2014
April 28 – August 16

Course Rotation

 

COURSE ROTATION- Starting Fall 2011
Each semester is divided into two 8-week sessions.
(o) Online
     
FALL SEMESTER SPRING SEMESTER SUMMER SEMESTER
WEEKEND WEEKEND WEEKEND
FR 600
Intro to Fundraising
   
PM 600
Intro to Project Mgmt
   
     
FIRST 8-week SESSION FIRST 8-week SESSION FIRST 8-week SESSION
MG 601
Statistics
MG 601 
Statistics
MG 601 
Statistics (o)
MG 650
Strategic Communication
MG 650  S
strategic Communication (o)
MG 650 
Strategic Communication
MG 670
Org Psych & Behavior
MG 670 
Org Psych & Behavior (o)
MG 670 
Org Psych & Behavior
MG 675
Team Development
MG 675 
Team Development
MG 675
Team Development (o)
MG 688 
Leadership and Influence (o)
MG 688
Leadership and Influence
MG 688 
Leadership and Influence
MG 688 
Leadership and Influence (o)
PM 673
Tools/Technology of PM (o)
PM 677
Six Sigma (o)
MG 605
Ethics & Legal Environ
MG 630
Financial Decision making
 
     
SECOND 8-week SESSION SECOND 8-week SESSION SECOND 8-week SESSION
PM 672 Practice of Project Mgmt (o) PM 674 Application of PM (o) PM 678 Management Technology (o)
     
**FR classes rotate in this order – one in the 2nd half of each trimester

FR 645 Institutional Fundraising – Fall 2011

FR 620 Fundraising Planning – Spring 2012

FR 610 Direct & Interactive Mktg – Summer 2012

FR 635 Major & Planned Giving – Fall 2012

 

 

 

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