Program Description – Project Management program is a comprehensive course designed to teach students industry recognized project management processes and methodologies. Graduates of this program will be able to manage projects by communicating with stakeholders; planning, monitoring, and appraising initiating, coordinating, and enforcing systems, policies, and procedures.
Project managers are always in demand. No matter what the industry, there will be a need for qualified professionals to plan and provision the work. As such, completing the Project Management Program provides the following employment opportunities:
- Assistant Project Manager or Project Coordinator/Expediter: This is an entry-level position in which you would work side-by-side with experienced project managers to help accomplish tasks and learn the ropes of project management.
- Associate Project Manager: This is another entry-level position in which you would work with other project managers to oversee a project.
- Business Project Manager: This is typically a corporate position that may work with clients, work within company infrastructure, or consult with other business projects.
- Construction Project Manager: Project management within the construction industry involves supervision of construction projects. Examples of tasks may include supervising the building of residential homes, commercial properties, or other building projects.
- Information Technology (IT) Project Manager: In this position you would work with computers, servers, and entire networks, including building and maintaining computer systems.
- Software Project Manager: This position is similar to an IT project manager, but it deals specifically with updating software. In this position you would need to oversee the development and improvement of existing and new software.
- Product Manager: Within this position you would focus on a specific product, its manufacturing, promotion, and pricing.
- Project Coordinator: This is another entry-level position that focuses on doing lighter tasks, such as planning and organization, that assist the main project managers.
- Senior Project Manager: This is the highest position that you can obtain as a project manager. It takes about ten years of experience as a project manager to become a senior project manager.
- High school diploma or GED certification. Interview with an approved school admissions counselor
- Submit evidence of 12 months work experience – submit a resume with references.
CMC IT101- IT Service Management: Students will gain knowledge & skills necessary to provide IT service management as defined by IT Infrastructure Library (ITIL®). Skills gain from this framework training can help an organization to successfully deliver IT services to customers efficiently and effectively. (prerequisite – none)
CMC CBT5 – IT Enterprise Governance: The students will gain knowledge and skills to implement COBIT 5 framework that enables information and related technology to be governed and managed in a holistic manner for the whole enterprise. Student will gain skills required to identify the full end-to-end business and functional areas of responsibility, considering the IT-related interests of internal and external stakeholders. (prerequisite – none)
CMC PSM – Agile Scrum Project Development: The students will gain knowledge & skills required to manage
a project using an adaptive approach. Agile Scrum is often perceived as a methodology; but rather than viewing Scrum as a methodology, students will gain knowledge & skills to use agile as a framework for managing a process. (prerequisites – none)
CMC LSS – Lean Six Sigma Process Improvement: The students will gain knowledge & skills to analyze existing business processes and apply the various aspects of the Define, Measure, Analyze, Improve and Control (DMAIC) methodology that enables companies to drastically improve their profitability via improved quality all while lowering process cost. (prerequisite – none)
CMC CSF – NIST Cybersecurity Foundation: The students will gain knowledge & skills implement NIST Cybersecurity Framework within organizations. Students will gain skills to identify the risk factors, cyber-security activities, desired outcomes, and relevant cybersecurity reference points common across critical infrastructure sectors. (prerequisite – none)
CMC PMI – Project Management Foundation: The students will learn how to initiate, plan, execute, monitor/control and close projects. This course classifies project management activities into five domains or process groups agreed upon by the Project Management Institute (PMI) and documented in the Guide to the Project Management Body of Knowledge (PMBOK).
(prerequisites – CSM PSM)
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