The University of Lynchburg’s Certificate in Applied Project Management qualifies the recipient to sit for the Project Management Institute (PMI) certification as a Certified Associate in Project Management (CAPM).
Program Goals and Objectives
- Designed for professionals seeking to develop expertise in project management
- Students learn to develop a comprehensive project management plan as defined by the Project Management Institute
- Students use technology to facilitate communication and stakeholder involvement
- Curriculum consists of four master level courses for a total of 12 credit hours to complete the certificate
MPM 610 Introduction to Project Management (3)
This course develops a foundation of concepts and solutions that supports the planning, scheduling, controlling, resource allocation, and performance measurement activities required for successful completion of a project. It will introduce project phases including initiate, plan, execute, control, and close.
MPM 620 Project Framework and Processes (3)
Prerequisite: MPM 610. Develop essential project management skills to help mitigate time, budget, quality and scope constraints. Evaluate product scope through effective identification of requirements, assess and manage stakeholder expectations, and meet quality standards while navigating change requests.
MPM 630 Project Risk Management (3)
Prerequisite: MPM 610. This course will provide the student with a thorough understanding of Risk Management in a systematic, iterative approach that is composed of the following processes: Plan Risk Management, Identify Risks, Analyze Risks Qualitatively, Analyze Risks Quantitatively, Plan Risk Responses, and Control Risks. Project quality and procurement will be addressed.
MPM 640 Project Management Leadership and Team Management (3)
Prerequisites: MPM 620, MPM 630. Students will learn to apply effective leadership strategies, use technology to improve interpersonal communication with teams and stakeholders, become more influential, help motivate and guide the project team through change, deal with human resource and practice ethical principles during the entire project management process.