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Certified Project Manager (CPM)

 Duration 4-6 weeks           Language English         Skill level Beginner
 Lectures 23                           Certificate Yes               Full Lifetime access 

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The goal of this certificate program is to explore basic and advanced concepts of project management. Effective management of projects ensures that they are completed on time, within budget and are of high quality. The aim of the certificate program is to familiarize students with techniques needed to achieve these three goals. Basic topics and segments of project management that students will address in this course are: quality of an effective project manager, typical responsibilities of the project manager and project selection, preparation of the detailed work schedule and budget, creating a project team, management, quality control of the project; risk management and more.

During the certificate program variety of teaching methods will be used: from basic explanations of terms and concepts, exercises, working on case studies, individual work in finding the application of the presented knowledge and group/team work on the project.

Beyond mere description of theoretical lectures, the emphasis will be on practical work, where students will plan and manage a project that will result in a capstone project.

The certificate program is delivered in cooperation with the Faculty of Economics & Business, University of Zagreb, Croatia that is a publicly recognized and accredited university with a double world-known accreditations AACSB and EPAS.

The Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business (AACSB) accreditation is known worldwide as the most highly esteemed form of accreditation an institution and its business programmes can earn. AACSB’s mission is to foster engagement, accelerate innovation, and amplify impact in business education. AACSB Accreditation is the benchmark of quality worldwide and most widely sought after by business schools—less than 5% worldwide have earned the achievement.

Certificate Price

EUR399

499 EUR

PURCHASE

The certificate program is appropriate for the students that wish to develop professionally, increase their project management skills, apply a formalized and standards-based approach to project management, and seek career advancement by moving into a formal project manager job role, as well as to apply for Project Management Institute, Inc. (PMI) Project Management Professional (PMP) certification.

You’ll also complete a Capstone project, demonstrating your ability to conduct a full project from beginning till the end.

Overview

Overview

    Course start: Anytime
    Language: English
    Duration: 4-6 weeks (depends on your pace)
    Format: Online
    Commitment: 7 – 10 hours per week
    Certificate: Awarded by SSBM Geneva and University of Zagreb
    Fee: 399 EUR

LEARNING OBJECTIVES

At the end of this course, you will be able to:

– Get started with project management fundamentals.
– Identify organizational influences and project life cycle.
– Work with project management processes.
– Initiate a project.
– Plan a project.
– Plan for project time management.
– Plan project budget, quality, and communications.
– Plan for risk, procurement, and stakeholder management.
– Execute a project.
– Manage project work, scope, schedules, and cost.
– Control a project.
– Close a project.

COURSE REQUIREMENTS

None.

CAPSTONE PROJECT

The course ends with the Capstone project which encompasses several techniques and methods used through various sections in the course.
Students are strongly advised to carefully go through the Capstone project to get more understanding how different tools/methods or techniques can be combined to create a successful project.

PROGRAM OUTLINE

 Introduction to Project Management Course
 Origins of Project Management
 Lessons Learned from History
 Available Studying Resources – An Overview
 Organising Groups for Student Projects and Assigning Projects to the Groups
 Distinguishing Goals, Objectives and Deliverables
 Understanding Project Scope
 Understanding Project Resources, Stakeholders and Project Roles
 The Project Manager
 The Project Life Cycle
 Understanding Processes
 Projects in Organizations
 Types of Organizational Structures
 What is Project Success?
 Tips & Tricks for (more) successful projects
 Initiation Process Group
 The Project Charter
 Introduction to the Planning Process Group
 Scope Planning and Work Breakdown Structure
 Towards Project Schedule
 Planning Procurement
 Risk Management
 Project delivery

TEACHING METHOD

This course is presented entirely online.
Modules can be completed in your own time and at your own pace.

This interactive, supportive teaching model is designed for busy professionals and results in unprecedented certification rates for online courses.

MATERIALS

All reading materials for this course will be made accessible to you through the SSBM Online Learning Portal. Notes for each module are often downloadable, and you are able to save your current learning status and continue whenever you like.

DIPLOMA

Upon successful completion of the certificate you will be awarded with a diploma delivered by SSBM Geneva and University of Zagreb.

Applied Learning Project

This certificate program has a strong emphasis on applied learning. 

The entire program ends with a capstone project where you will work on delivering a series of different documents that make every project a successful one.  Throughout this certificate program you will be exposed to a Capstone project that will provide you with practical skills with applicability to real jobs that employers value.

What will this certificate program bring to your career?

  • Build the Skills to Get Job Ready
  • Hands-On Project
  • Earn a Career Credential
  • Gain project management skills
  • Get a holistic understanding of how project works
  • Be able to apply project management tools
  • Develop project management skills
  • Complete a capstone project

Is this certificate for you?

This certificate program is designed for individuals who have on-the-job project management experience (whether or not project manager is their formal job role), who are not certified project management professionals, and who might or might not have received formal project management training

This certificate is unique in such a way that it will insist on the practical implementation of various project management tools and techniques used in daily jobs. This aspect sets apart this course from many others where the focus is too much on the theoretical aspects.

One of the major outcomes of this certificate program will be that you will increase your project management skills, apply a formalized and standards-based approach to project management, and seek career advancement by moving into a formal project manager job role.

This certificate will bring you a diploma: “Certified Project Management Professional” that is delivered by SSBM Geneva and University of Zagreb, Croatia (AACSB, EPAS accredited).

Student Testimonials

  • I chose to study at SSBM, because it gives me flexibility to combine online and onsite learning.

    GUSTAV LINDÉUS
  • The thing I like the most is definitely the possibility to organize studying time on my own, as well as the deadlines for all the projects. The whole program is very approachable and easy to follow.

    FRANCIS OKOH
  • SSBM truly offers high quality education. The course material allows you to apply academic theory to real-world examples from the global business world in an easy manner.

    JELENA PENAVA
  • I am quite impressed with the program, most importantly the quality of the education and the professors. It has been wonderful and I would recommend the program. I also gained and increased my productivity as a manager

    INES BORCIC
  • I chose SSBM as an excellent continuation of my education and combining my professional knowledge with theory and practice of the lectures. SSBM allows flexibility with my personal life and professional life as well as achieving my goals.

    EMMANUEL ENUBUOGIDI
Overview
Fee
Prerequisites 
Programme structure

The goal of this certificate program is to explore basic and advanced concepts of project management. Effective management of projects ensures that they are completed on time, within budget and are of high quality. The aim of the certificate program is to familiarize students with techniques needed to achieve these three goals. Basic topics and segments of project management that students will address in this course are: quality of an effective project manager, typical responsibilities of the project manager and project selection, preparation of the detailed work schedule and budget, creating a project team, management, quality control of the project; risk management and more.

During the certificate program variety of teaching methods will be used: from basic explanations of terms and concepts, exercises, working on case studies, individual work in finding the application of the presented knowledge and group/team work on the project.

Beyond mere description of theoretical lectures, the emphasis will be on practical work, where students will plan and manage a project that will result in a capstone project.

Fee

The total fee* for the certificate is: 399 EUR

*There are no other hidden costs.

Prerequisites

There are no formal prerequisites for this certificate program.

Programme structure

  • Introduction to Project Management Course
  • Origins of Project Management
  • Lessons Learned from History
  • Available Studying Resources – An Overview
  • Organising Groups for Student Projects and Assigning Projects to the Groups
  • Distinguishing Goals, Objectives and Deliverables
  • Understanding Project Scope
  • Understanding Project Resources, Stakeholders and Project Roles
  • The Project Manager
  • The Project Life Cycle
  • Understanding Processes
  • Projects in Organizations
  • Types of Organizational Structures
  • What is Project Success?
  • Tips & Tricks for (more) successful projects
  • Initiation Process Group
  • The Project Charter
  • Introduction to the Planning Process Group
  • Scope Planning and Work Breakdown Structure
  • Towards Project Schedule
  • Planning Procurement
  • Risk Management
  • Project delivery

Course will cover each topic with several online video lectures. At the end you will have to do a practical project. After each lecture, students are strongly encouraged to practice the related topics of each lecture in corresponding lab exercises.

Purchase

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