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Project Management Professional Certificate Program

Everyone is talking about projects. More companies are requiring certification and looking for skilled individuals to get projects started and successfully completed. Why do most projects fail to meet requirements? What does it take to be a successful project manager? Here is an opportunity to learn about project management via a hands-on approach. Familiarize yourself with the major areas of competency required to succeed in the field.

Queens College is a registered education provider of the Project Management Institute’s (PMI) Project Management Professional Certification Program. Upon completion of the introductory and advanced project management courses, students are awarded a total of 63 professional development units (PDUs).

Program Description
Project Management Professional (PMP) Certificate Program focuses on developing and improving the performance of projects and programs in technology, finance/accounting, building construction, and industrial expansion, or in any other field which requires project managers to initiate the projects. After completion of this training, individuals will be able to deploy projects with competency in their current fields of expertise.

This program is developed in alignment with PMI/CompTIA standards. Upon completion of two modules, Introduction to Project Management and Advanced Project Management, students are prepared for the Project Management Institute (PMI) certification exam.
Textbooks required; must be purchased before first session.

Required Courses

CP-785 - Introduction to Project Management
This course is an introduction to crucial project management concepts. The process groups and knowledge areas covered include planning, scoping, scheduling, budgeting, communication, and change management. 28 hrs. (28 PDUs)
Books: Project Management Body of Knowledge, 5th Edition, and Rita Mulcahy Exam Prep Book, 8th Edition

CP-786 - Advanced Project Management
This course is an in-depth study of advanced project management topics such as risk management, resource management, cost management and measurement, as well as contract and vendor management. Project Management Body of Knowledge (PMBOK) and Case Study will be emphasized. 35 hrs (35 PDUs).
Books: Project Management Body of Knowledge, 5th Edition, and Rita Mulcahy Exam Prep Book, 8th Edition

CP-787 -  Microsoft Visio
This course teaches students to use Visio, a business graphical application that creates drawings such as data flowcharts, schedules, Gantt charts, Pert charts, organization charts, and network diagrams. The class emphasizes solutions that help business professionals to visualize complex ideas and information for effective communication, information sharing, and prototyping. 12 hrs.

CP-788 -  Microsoft Project
This course teaches Microsoft Project Professional 2007 as a tool to assist professionals in managing projects. After completing the course successfully, students will be able to develop a project plan and a work breakdown structure by organizing tasks, assigning resources to tasks, tracking progress, managing budgets, and analyzing workloads. 12 hrs.

 Office Information

Hours: (Mon-Fri) 9-5 
Kissena Hall Room105
Phone: 718-997-5700
Fax: 718-997-5723

For information about programs and courses, please contact:
Emelda Geneta



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