Project Management Certificate | Northcentral Technical College

Project Management

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The Project Management Certificate develops practical applications of project management to formulate strategies allowing organizations to achieve strategic goals. Learners are prepared to serve as project leaders and team members who add value through leadership effectiveness, innovation, customer focus, team-building, critical-thinking, analytical decision-making capabilities, and professional responsibility, consistent with the objectives of the projects in which they are involved and the organizations they support. 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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Project Management 9 Credit Certificate

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certificate Outcomes

  • Explain the five project management process groups and interactions
  • Identify effective leadership strategies in project management
  • Explain the elements that are the foundation of effective project time management
  • Explain the elements that are the foundation of effective project scope management
  • Explain the elements of the context within which projects are planned and executed
  • Develop a scope statement
  • Develop a project charter and project proposal
  • Develop a business case
  • Explain the strategic planning process and its relationship to projects
  • Explain the key knowledge areas applied in project management
  • Identify effective change management strategies in project management
  • Identify effective team organization and development strategies in project management
  • Apply effective project management strategies to workplace project

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