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The project management certificate program is a structured series of courses that prepare 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).  

Program Details

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Scheduled Courses Spring 2015

PJMGT 5002: Project Costing and Control

The third course in the Project Management Certificate program focuses on selection criteria, procurement, cost estimating, and control mechanisms.

Prerequisites: Project Initiation & Planning and Project Scheduling

Dates:  January 27, 2015 - March 10, 2015
Times:  6:30pm - 9:30pm
Room: Gaige 245
Cost:  $475

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PJMGT 5003: Project Risk and Change Management

The final course in the Project Management Certificate program addresses risk and change management; team responsibilities; conflicts; quality; ethics; and closeout.

Prerequisite: Project Initiation & Planning, Project Scheduling, and Project Costing & Control

Dates:  March 24, 2015 - May 5, 2015
Times:  6:30pm - 9:30pm
Room: Gaige 245
Cost:  $475

On-line registration will be available shortly.

 


Scheduled Courses Fall 2015

PJMGT 5000: Project Initiation and Planning

The first course in the project management certificate program addresses the role of the project manager; organizational structures; the project life cycle; the project office; leadership; project selection criteria; the project planning process, objectives, scope, benefits, and strategies; as well as project planning, constraints, assumptions, exclusions, milestones, communications, and closeout criteria.

Dates:  TBD
Times:  6:30pm - 9:30pm
Room: TBD
Cost:  $475

On-line registration will be available in the summer.

 


 

PJMGT 5001A: Project Scheduling and Integration

This dynamic, hands-on course can provide students with the knowledge and ability to take a project plan and develop a schedule of the work needed to deliver the project objectives. The students can learn about developing a work breakdown structure, developing tasks, networking these tasks together, and analyzing the resulting schedule.

Prerequisite: Project Initiation and Planning

Dates:  TBD
Times:  6:30pm - 9:30pm
Room: TBD
Cost:  $475

On-line registration will be available in the summer.

 

 

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Tulpehocken Road
Reading, PA 19610
610-396-6220
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