The Project Management Certificate is a 11–12 Credit program. The following is a typical semester breakdown of the courses within the program.

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Project Management Leadership Principles (10182141)


Examines personal and professional leadership characteristics needed by learners involved in projects, either as the project lead or as a project team member. In Project Leadership Principles learners examine leading, managing, and controlling for success in project management. Learners identify how the organizational structure, organizational culture, project life cycle model, and roles of various players impact project success. Learners will examine how high-performance teams are organized and developed includes engaging stakeholders, managing communications, and running project meetings.

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Project Management (10196188)


In Project Management, learners apply the skills and tools necessary to design, implement and evaluate formal projects. Each learner will: understand the importance and value of managing projects, assume the role of a project manager, develop a project proposal, use relevant project management software, work with project teams, establish the proper sequence of tasks, chart progress, respond to variation and changes, develop a budget, direct resources and manage a project through its life cycle.

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Team Building And Problem Solving (10196189)


Apply the skills and tools necessary to facilitate team development and effectiveness, solve complex problems, pinpoint the root cause of conflict, and resolve issues between team members. Each learner will demonstrate the application of the benefits and challenges of teamwork, perform the necessary roles in a team, facilitate the stages of team development, conduct conflict resolution, evaluate potential causes of a problem, develop multiple approaches to problem solving and decision making, exhibit the ability to build consensus and commitment, utilize a systematic approach to defining and solving problems and implement various methods for evaluating results based on established criteria and metrics.

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Supply Chain Design And Simulation (10182148)


Utilize knowledge of concepts acquired from courses throughout the Supply Chain Management program. The learner will be given the opportunity to analyze, modify and test changes in supply chain design using simulation software to determine alternatives concerning the locations of distribution centers, modes of transportation, inventory and safety stocking levels. Learners will present to management of the supply chain organization various financial statements, supply chain performance metrics, scenarios and supporting data to demonstrate their knowledge in designing and implementing supply chain design strategies.

Mentored Business Experience (10101106)


Provides the learner with pre-professional and practical business experiences through mentorship and networking. Incorporates the learner with activities that include, but not limited to; accepting responsibility, decision making, community awareness, personalized learning experiences, and developing a professional network. Additional skills such as recognizing international business practices, engaging in collaborative cross functional work, attaining job search skills, determining the importance of success skills, and professional growth will be developed.

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Application Development Capstone Project (10152393)


Builds team software development and communication skills. Learners will form small teams, each identifying, designing and implementing an attractive and usable software application. The project teams will each use Agile software development principles to manage their projects, communicate project status, adapt to changing requirements and overcome technical challenges. Additional topics include a review of the Agile software development methodology.


Student has satisfied all of the following: [Student has completed all of the following course(s): PROGRAMR 10152225 - Content Creation & Mangt Syst, PROGRAMR 10152391 - Collaborative Application Deve, PROGRAMR 10152526 - User Experience Design C] And Student has satisfied all of the following: [Student has completed any of the following course(s): PROGRAMR 10152392 - Software Architecture, PROGRAMR 10152563 - Client-Side Development 1 C] And Student has satisfied all of the following: [Student has completed all of the following course(s): PROGRAMR 10152526 - User Experience Design C] And Student has satisfied all of the following: [Student has completed any of the following course(s): BUSADMIN 10102323 - Business Requirements & Analys, BUSADMIN 10102326 - Business Requirements And Anal, PROGRAMR 10152563 - Client-Side Development 1 C]

Test-Out Option Term Definitions


An exam that is scored by faculty or staff in NTC’s Testing Center.

Skill Demonstration

A performance of your expertise that is evaluated by faculty.

Combination: Test & Skill Demonstration

A combination of both a test and a skill demonstration.


A collection and explanation of your past learning through work or life experience.

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