Today’s organizations continue to be driven by external forces. World-wide markets demand smarter solutions, faster turnarounds and, if not lower prices, then higher value. This program gives you proven ways to meet the daily challenges of project management.
BUCEC’s Certificate in Applied Project Management is designed to help professionals accelerate their personal and company success. With a focused curriculum taught by skilled project management practitioners, the program enables students to acquire new skills and apply them immediately to their career. The evening format is particularly suited to today’s professional, who can’t afford to take time away from an already crowded schedule.
Our students come from many disciplines information technology, health care, telecommunications, financial and retail services. They are motivated to contribute and to learn more every day.
What’s Unique About BUCEC’s Certificate in Applied Project Management Program?
Our evening program focuses on a real-world project format. This unique format allows tools and techniques taught in class to be practiced within the framework of your current business. This program will identify problems currently faced in business and work to solve them throughout the program. The evening format provides the chance to try techniques without the expense or risk to your company or projects. Real-world projects are the hallmark of our evening certificate program.
Throughout the 24 classes, we will address key topic areas in project management, including:
The project environment
Project risk and quality
Initiating the project
Tracking project implementation
Reporting status and closing out the project
Scheduling and estimating
This program is not a classroom lecture. You will work in teams to plan a real-world project. The team environment amplifies and accelerates your learning. It also prepares you to manage your projects in the work environment.
The curriculum is based on the Project Management Institute’s (PMI®) Project Management Body of Knowledge (PMBOK®). Participants receive a copy of Information Technology Project Management and PMI’s® PMBOK® Guide as classroom texts.
Requirements to earn your Certificate
Work in a team environment on a real-world project, and participate in a final presentation to the class
Access to e-mail for communicating with team members and staff
Miss no more than four classes. Mandatory classes 1, 3 and 24
Make payment in full
Maintain a cumulative average of 70% on program quizzes
Students should expect to take five quizzes throughout the course. Students must maintain a cumulative average of 70% to fulfill one of the certificate requirements.