Project Management Certificate

The Project Management Certificate at Fontbonne University provides students the skills and techniques needed to lead successful projects in a variety of settings.

Program Management Certificate Highlights

  • This program is offered in our blended format where classes are offered both
    online and face-to-face in the evening.
  • The curriculum will help you prepare for Project Management Professional (PMP) certifications offered by the Project Management Institute (PMI).
  • All instructors are PMP certified and bring years of experience to each course.

Our Project Management Certificate will give you specific tools that can be used in your career immediately:

  • Leadership and team-building skills
  • Key management processes and methodologies
  • Understanding of project cost and scheduling control
  • Useful knowledge of risk management

Required Courses for the Project Management Certificate

  • MGT 515

    Project Management

    3 credits

    Examines managerial techniques necessary to
    successfully develop and complete projects. Skills needed
    to plan, estimate, organize, budget, schedule, track, and
    control a project are developed. Identification of common
    problems and mistakes are addressed.

  • MPM 520

    Project Leadership and Team Building

    3 Credits

    This course is designed to emphasize leadership, communication, team organization, managing conflict, and other human relations activities that influence the success of the project. Students will examine leadership skills and explore personal leadership styles.

  • MPM 530

    Process and Methodology

    3 credits

    Course will provide a platform for discussion, analysis, and application of contemporary process methodologies in project management.

  • MPM 540

    Project Cost and Schedule Control

    3 credits

    This course will focus on the techniques of setting project requirements and tasks, work breakdown structure, estimating & scheduling, base lining, change management, earned-value, forecasting, and budgeting. The focus is on managing time and costs.

  • MPM 550

    Project Risk Management

    3 credits

    This course will explore the foundations of risk management. The student will examine the identification of risk, quantification of risk, and response development. This course will concentrate on both qualitative and quantitative approaches to risk management.

  • MPM 650

    Project Simulation

    3 credits

    This course is a comprehensive synthesis of the prior courses. Projects will be used to measure the student’s master of the knowledge, skills, and techniques of successful project management. Prerequisites: MGT 515; MPM 540 or equivalent; MPM 550.

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