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Project Management, Advanced Technical Certificate

Program Information

Advanced Technical Cert - Code 300500 - Catalog 2020/2021

 

Grady Meeks, Associate Chair, 386-506-3856, Grady.Meeks@daytonastate.edu

Program Mission, Description, and Outcomes

Mission:

The mission of the advanced technical certificate in project management is to prepare students with industry standard skill sets for employment as project managers inclusive of all countries, industries, companies and projects.

Description:

This program consists of 25 credits leading towards requirements for proficiency in industry standard and internationally recognized project management skill sets and certification preparation in conjunction with respective experience in the following areas: Microsoft Project 2019, CompTIA Project+, Professional in Business Analysis (PMI-PBA), Agile Certified Practitioner (PMI-ACP), Risk Management Professional (PMI-RMP), Scheduling Professional (PMI-SP), Certified Lean Six Sigma Green Belt(CSSC), Project Management Professional (PMI-PMP), and Certified Associate in Project Management (PMI-CAPM).

Outcomes:

Graduates of the program will be able to:

  1. Demonstrate understanding of the fundamental knowledge, terminology and processes of effective project management.

  2. Perform in the role of a project manager, leading and directing projects and teams.

  3. Use industry recognized project management software.

  4. Apply agile principles and practices on projects.

  5. Integrate stakeholder business requirements to shape the output of projects and drive successful business outcomes.

  6. Assess and analyze projects risks along with plans to mitigate threats and capitalize on opportunities.

  7. Apply principles of quality management throughout the Project Life Cycle.

  8. Demonstrate knowledge and advanced experience in the specialized area of developing and maintaining project schedules.

Financial Aid

This program is eligible for federal financial aid and state Bright Futures.

Financing Options:  For more information on grants, loans and work programs available see the Office of Financial Aid webpage at http://www.daytonastate.edu/finaid. Students are also encouraged to apply for one of the many Daytona State College Foundation scholarships offered each semester. For more information see: http://daytonastate.edu/scholarships.

Additional Admission Requirements

  1. Applicants must have earned an Associate of Science (AS), an Associate of Applied Science (AAS), an Associate of Arts (AA) degree, a Bachelor of Science (BS) or a previous Bachelor of Applied Science (BAS) with an overall grade point average of 2.5.

  2. Applicants who have not earned as associate degree may be admitted to the program if they have earned at least 60 transferable college level credits with a grade of “C” or better in all core courses. Applicants in this category must otherwise meet all other requirements for admission which will be granted by approval of the Chair.

  3. Students may be required to take prerequisite courses to complete this certificate.

Careers

Job Titles for this certificate are Project Manager, Administrative Services Manager, General and Operations Manager, Construction Manager, Computer and Information Systems Managers, Engineering Managers, Management Analysts, Medical and Health Services Managers.

Note: Need help preparing for your job search? Login to Daytona State's Career Services Online (CSO) to create your personal career account, or email your Daytona State College Career Advisor.

Program Specific Courses

GEB4931Selected Topics in Project Management

3

MAN3593Scheduling and Logistics

3

MAN4520Quality Management

3

MAN4535Business Process Analysis

3

MAN4583Applied Project Management

3

MAN4584Project Risk Management

3

MAN4741Agile Project Management

3

MAN4931Capstone Project in Project Management

3

GEB4931: Topics rotate each term; check section notes for course topic information.

MAN4535: This course requires GEB4930 or GEB4931.  Students in this program must complete GEB4931

MAN4931: This capstone course is the final course in this program.

Sample Program of Study

1st Semester

Fall A

GEB4931Selected Topics in Project Management

3

MAN4583Applied Project Management

3

GEB4931: Topics rotate each term; check section notes for course topic information.

Fall B

MAN4535Business Process Analysis

3

MAN4741Agile Project Management

3

MAN4535: This course requires GEB4930 or GEB4931.  Students in this program must complete GEB4931

2nd Semester

Spring A

MAN4584Project Risk Management

3

MAN4520Quality Management

3

Spring B

MAN3593Scheduling and Logistics

3

Spring AB

MAN4931Capstone Project in Project Management

3

MAN4931: This capstone course is the final course in this program.

Note: Sequence of courses may vary. Check catalog course descriptions for requisite requirements.

Total Credit Hours: 24