Project Management training is essential to making sure that projects are completed on time, on task and on budget, no matter what the industry. The Project Manager is in charge of all aspects of the project, from how much it costs to making sure it's completed on time. They also oversee teams of workers, all working on different aspects of the project, and make sure everything gets done by the deadline.
A Bachelor's Degree in Project Management from City College - Top Project Management School in Florida - offers one of the top project management training programs, can open doors to career opportunities and advancement possibilities in even the most competitive business environments. This program is designed for students who have previously earned an associate degree from an accredited institution.
Our Bachelor's Degree in project management offers courses that will build your knowledge and skills and prepare you to assume responsibilities such project initiation, planning, managing information systems, accounting tasks, writing/understanding contracts, procurement and operations management. You will be equipped to handle a variety of challenges, from risk management and cost control to total quality management.
A degree in project management from City College will prepare you to start on the path to a successful career and advance to supervisory positions in the ever-changing corporate world.
Job Opportunities with A Degree in Project Management:
Job opportunities for those with a project management degree are practically limitless:
The world of finance is an incredibly exciting and fast-paced industry, not to mention vital for our economy and many people's livelihoods. The finance industry is a wide and varied one that requires executives to work in all aspects of people's lives where money is concerned and project managers are often needed to run various programs and stay on top of new challenges.
The larger a company grows, the more managers it needs to keep track of all its employees and its projects. Project managers can come in and help with both those aspects of a growing business.
It's true accountants are busiest in April and October, when taxes are due, but they have projects all year long and many of those projects require project managers to bring all the pieces together and make sure the project goes as smoothly as possible.
The world of marketing is an exciting one and it's growing and changing every day. There are numerous ways for vendors to reach their target audiences and many campaigns often use multiple avenues to try to reach as many people as possible. Project managers are needed to oversee the use of all these different mediums and make sure the campaign is a success.
Human resources do so much more than read résumés and interview candidates. They're also responsible for compliance and running various programs to help maintain and improve employee retention. Project managers can be invaluable to human resources when running these programs.
Project Management Core Courses:
In order to provide the best project manager training, our project management courses include:
Business Trends and Issues
To be a project manager is to be a businessperson, which means you need to be knowledgeable about the world you're working in. In order to effectively plan your projects, regardless of the industry you're working in, you need to have a general knowledge base of how the business world works. That's why we require a sound knowledge of Business Trends and Issues before our students can get their project management degree.
Part of the project manager's job is to make sure the project gets done as efficiently as possible. They need to do this a number of ways, and knowing all about operations management is a key part of knowing how the different parts of your project work and fit together so you can make get your project done on time and under budget. Our Operations Management is one of our most important project management courses.
Accounting for Fixed Assets
Fixed assets are assets and/or property that cannot easily be converted into cash. It is vital for project managers to have a solid understanding of what they can and cannot do with fixed assets because that is an integral part of their job. A project manager needs to know what they have to work with and the best ways to use the assets they have at their disposal. That's why a course in Accounting for Fixed Assets is such an important part of our project manager training.
Management Information Systems
The more technology continues to develop, the more integral it becomes to every aspect of our daily lives. A project manager needs to have detailed knowledge of every aspect of their project, and these days information systems are forming an increasingly large part of every project we undertake. As a result, our Management Information Systems course is an important part of our certificate for project management program.
Project Management and Planning
This course provides a foundation for everything you'll need to know about the basics of what a project manager does. You'll learn about all the different aspects that go into managing a project from conception to completion. This course will kick off your courses projects and begin your preparation for the world of project management.
Contracts and Procurement
In many cases project managers need to use outside contractors and freelancers in order to complete a project and they often tend to use contracts. These are intended to protect both their business interests and yours and it is essential for the project manager to create and sign contracts that benefit them and their team, rather than putting them at a disadvantage. We include Contracts and Procurement in our project management program to help us produce the most skilled managers.
Project Management is a degree completion program. Students must have an associate's degree from an accredited institution.
For more detailed information on this program, see our Academic Catalog.
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