Keep things running smoothly by learning to communicate between several different teams and manage time and resources with an eye on the project goals and budget.
The Project Management program from Professional Workforce Development sponsored by Southern Adventist University offers you the ideal opportunity to open new paths in your professional journey with this in-demand career. Project manager jobs are projected to grow by 7% over the next several years, faster than the average for all occupations. And through our Professional Workforce Development programs, you can get qualified for entry-level roles in this field in approximately two months.
WHAT DOES A PROJECT MANAGER DO?
A project manager oversees entire projects within an organization. This includes planning, organizing, and directing the entire project. Project managers ensure that the projects are completed on time and within budget.
Project managers work as the connection point between upper management and the stakeholders involved and the teams who are responsible for the execution of the project. They also work as the connection point between the various teams working on the project.
WHERE DOES A PROJECT MANAGER WORK?
Project managers can work across a variety of industries including construction, engineering, computer systems, architecture, and a variety of business fields. Because of this wide variety of industries, a project manager’s work environment can be dependent on the field.
Many project managers work remotely or in a traditional office environment. Others may work onsite for projects while still having an office location if needed.
Training Materials Provided
Textbook: PMBOK 7th Edition
The average project manager salary in the United States is $75,926 according to Payscale.com. This is highly dependent on the industry and type of project management position a person is in. At major companies like Worley and Apple, project managers can make upwards of $135,000.
According to the BLS, the industries with the highest number of project managers are:
- Computer Systems Design
- Management, Scientific, and Technical Consulting
- Architecture and Engineering
- Nonresidential Building Construction
- Management of Companies and Enterprises
Upon completion of this CAPM certified Project Management training, you’ll learn a number of skills:
- Understanding the entire management process from start to finish
- Comprehensive knowledge of how to prioritize projects, understand the life cycle of a project, and individual roles
- Ability to develop recovery plans and assess other forms of project recovery that may be beneficial to the project
- Understand and identify the elements that are a part of performing and controlling various projects
- Ability to manage project closures and any transitioning processes that may occur
- Understand service teams and how they can enhance customer service and retention
|COURSES - 6 WEEKS
Microsoft Office Series I
Project Management for CAPM (7ᵗʰ Ed.)
PROJECT MANAGEMENT JOB POSSIBILITIES
$58,000 – $100,000
Project/Program Administrative Assistant
$30,000 – $40,000
$62,000 – $115,000
Upon completion of your project management training, you’ll be prepared for the Certified Associate in Project Management (CAPM) certification exam offered by the Project Management Institute (PMI).
Certified Associate in Project Management
The Certified Associate in Project Management (CAPM) certification by the Project Management Institute (PMI) shows potential employers that you have the knowledge and principles that are employer-preferred to be a successful project manager.
PROJECT MANAGEMENT PAYMENT OPTIONS
In addition to the following payment options, we offer special corporate volume pricing. Visit the Corporate page for details.
Many employers have education programs or will pay for continued education! Select “Corporate Invoice” if you need an invoice to process payment through company training tuition assistance/reimbursement plans.
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|PROFESSIONAL WORKFORCE DEVELOPMENT
Program & Tuition Cost
Up to $20,000
Exam Fees, Books & Materials
Up to $750
Job Ready In
Set class schedule
None: 100% online
Personal Advisors: text, call and email access
Professors: scheduled office hours
Exam-tailor + soft-skill training to build well-rounded careers
Exam-based + prerequisites and electives to meet credit
3D animations, immersive environments, interactive activities, game-based learning
MEET YOUR WORKFORCE TRAINING SPECIALIST!
You will complete the courses in this program over 6 weeks, making students job-ready in 2 months. The program is flexible, allowing for assignments to be completed anytime, from anywhere, 24/7.
Anyone who has completed their associate’s degree or qualifying project management experience who wants to become a project manager. Some qualities that can be beneficial for a project manager to possess are accountability, effective communication, leadership, investment in the success of others, and a positive motivator.
Yes, our project manager training program is fully online and asynchronous.
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