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Project Management Program

Campus Availability: Online, Knoxville, Chattanooga and Tri-Cities

The target student for this program is any individual who may need to perform project management activities in their job role on either a formal or informal basis, or any project team members who want to enhance their knowledge of project management in order to interact more productively with a project manager and perform more effectively on a project team. The courses will include preparation for the Project Management Institute’s Project Management Professional (PMP) Certification.

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Project Management Learning Path

Project Management Fundamentals

In this course, students will identify effective project management practices and their related processes. They will examine the elements of sound project management and apply the generally recognized practices to successfully manage projects.

  • Getting Started with Project Management
  • Initiating a Project
  • Planning for Time and Cost
  • Planning for Project Risks, Communication, and Change Control
  • Managing a Project
  • Executing the Project Closeout Phase

Microsoft Project

The course begins with the basic concepts and leads students through all the functions they’ll need to plan and manage a small to medium-size project, including how to level resources and capture both cost and schedule progress.

  • Getting Started with Microsoft Project
  • Defining a Project
  • Creating and Organizing Tasks
  • Managing Project Plan Resources
  • Finalizing a Project Plan
  • Executing a Project
  • Monitoring Project Progress
  • Controlling a Project Plan
  • Reporting on Progress
  • Customizing the Application

Project Management Professional

In this course, students will apply the generally recognized practices of project management acknowledged by the Project Management Institute (PMI®) to successfully manage projects.

PMP Certification

  • Examining Professional Project Management
  • Initiating a Project
  • Planning Project Work
  • Developing Project Schedules
  • Developing Cost Estimates and Budgets
  • Planning Project Quality, Staffing, and Communications
  • Analyzing Risks and Planning Risk Responses
  • Planning Project Procurement
  • Executing Project Work
  • Managing Project Procurement
  • Monitoring and Controlling Project Work
  • Monitoring and Controlling Project Schedule and Costs
  • Monitoring and Controlling Project Performance and Quality
  • Monitoring and Controlling Project Risk and Procurements
  • Closing the Project


Program Info

Full-time Length: 1 Month
Clock Hours: 64

Tuition: $4,140
Optional Cert Exam Fees: $555

Graduation/Placement Rate:
     Knoxville: N/A / N/A

Career Opportunities

     Project Manager
     Program Analyst
     IT Project Manager
     Quality Control Analyst

Certifications Available

     PMI Project Management Professional (PMP)