About the Program
The project management certificate program is a structured series of courses that prepares students for careers in the planning and business fields. Designed for managers and supervisors from organizations involved in engineering, research and development, data processing, construction, facilities management, manufacturing, corporate planning, finance, and marketing, the four required courses will enhance the skills of technical competence and practical applications.
A Penn State certificate is awarded upon successful completion of the four required courses taken in sequential order. All courses are 21 hours each.
The four required courses are:
- PJMGT 5000 Project Initiation and Planning
- PJMGT 5001 Project Initiation and Integration
- PJMGT 5002 Project Costing and Control
- PJMGT 5003 Project Risk and Change Management
Prerequisites: PJMGT 5000 is the first course for the Project Management Certificate program. All other certificate courses must be taken in sequential order (5001, 5002, 5003).
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Scheduled Course Spring 2014
PJMGT 5002 Project Costing and Control
Selection criteria, procurement, cost estimating, and control mechanisms are discussed here. This is the third of four courses required for the certificate in Project Management.
Prerequisite: Project Initiation and Planning; Project Scheduling
Dates: Tuesdays, January 7 - February 18
Times: 6:30pm - 9:30pm|
PJMGT 5003 Project Risk and Change Management
Risk and change management; team responsibilities; conflicts; quality; ethics; and closeout.
Prerequisite: Project Initiation and Planning; Project Scheduling; Project Costing and Control
Dates: Tuesdays, March 4- April 15
Times: 6:30pm - 9:30 pm
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