Graduate Certificate in Project Management
Description and Outcomes
The objective of the Graduate Certificate in Project Management program is to prepare you with the critical knowledge and skills to pursue a mid-level position in project management. The certificate program is designed to provide knowledge of key project management areas including project initiation, project planning and execution, project cost and scheduling, and project risk, quality, and assessment.
This certificate program could also help you prepare for the Project Management Professional (PMP) certification exam. Refer to the Certification, State Board, and National Board Exams section for important program disclosure information.
Qualified credits earned in fulfillment of this certificate program may be transferable to certain Kaplan University degree programs.
The Graduate Certificate in Project Management program consists of a minimum of 16 quarter credit hours. Upon successful completion of the program, you will be awarded a certificate.
- Project Selection and Initiation: Perform processes to define and obtain the authorization for a new project.
- Project Planning: Conduct processes necessary to establish the scope of a project, refine the project objectives, and define the courses of action required to attain the objectives of the project.
- Project Execution and Control: Conduct the required processes to complete the work defined in the project management plan to project specification while tracking, reviewing, and regulating the progress and performance of the project.
- Project Close: Perform the necessary processes to finalize all administrative and contractual activities across process groups to finalize the project.
- Ethics and Professional Responsibility: Demonstrate the importance of making wise decisions, particularly when faced with difficult situations where asked to compromise integrity or values.
If you are enrolled in a School of Business and Information Technology certificate program, you will have all course-level prerequisites waived.
You are responsible for understanding the requirements of certification, state board, or national board licensing exams. Such requirements may change during the course of your program. You are not automatically certified in any way upon program completion. Although certain programs are designed to prepare you to take various certification and licensing exams, Kaplan University cannot guarantee you will be eligible to take these exams or become certified. Your eligibility may depend on your work experience, completion of education and/or degree requirements, not having a criminal record, meeting other licensure or certification requirements, or the program or the University itself having appropriate accreditation or licensure.
Upon completion of the certificate program, you may be eligible to take the Project Management Professional (PMP) certification exam.
|GM591||Strategic Project Selection and Initiation||4|
|GM592||Project Planning and the Project Plan||4|
|GM593||Project Execution With Monitoring and Control||4|
|GM594||Project Close-Out, Ethics, and Professional Responsibilities||4|
|Total Core Requirements||16|