The online project management certificate at Wentworth Institute of Technology provides students with the skills needed to assume project management and related job positions in the private, non-profit, and government sectors. Through this certificate students will be exposed to concepts such as strategic leadership methods, project planning and control techniques, team management skills, and risk control.
This convenient, 100% online certificate program is ideal for adult learners, with fast-paced seven week courses that allow you to quickly gain career-enhancing skills. A certificate in project management will be awarded upon successful completion of the required five courses.
Students who successfully complete this certificate are eligible for eight (8) credits towards general electives in one of our bachelor's degree programs.
- Complete the Application online
- A current resume
- $50 application fee
Successful applicants for admission should
- Be 22 years of age or older
- Have a minimum of 3 years work experience
- Length: 7 weeks
- CEUs: 3.0
- Length: 3 weeks (capstone only)
- CEUs: 2.0
- Introduction to Project Management
- Project Planning & Control
- Project Team Management
- Project Risk Management & Evaluation
- Project Management Capstone
TPMC100 INTRODUCTION TO PROJECT MANAGEMENT
Surveys major areas of project management: design processes, scheduling, financing, production, marketing, and distribution. Organizations structures will also be discussed. Developing an action project will begin in this course.
TPMC150 PROJECT PLANNING & CONTROL
Studies design and production projects in their entirety. Costs, resource allocation, planning techniques and programs, management styles, and leadership methods are among the topics considered. Students will develop a preliminary plan for their action project as an outcome of this course.
TPMC200 PROJECT TEAM MANAGEMENT
Surveys the many issues involved in creating and leading a project team. Topics will include group process, team leadership skills, barriers to teamwork, the particular nature of project teams, and the importance of teamwork in project management. Students will consider the nature and types of teams required in their action project.
TPMC250 PROJECT RISK MANAGEMENT & EVALUATION
Examines human, operational, project, financial, technical, procedural and legal risks. Students will identify, phrase, classify, evaluate and prioritize risk statements and situations. Additionally, plans and risk mitigation strategies will be considered; any data collected will be analyzed to develop an action plan. Assessments will be applied such as SWOT, Porter's 5 Forces, PEST and Heuristic analysis and others.
TPMC400 PROJECT MANAGEMENT CAPSTONE
Involves the application of learning to projects and/or issues currently at play within individual student's industries and/or organizations. Actual projects currently being developed in student's workplaces can be used, or students can create their own projects based on current trends and challenges within their industry or organization.