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Project Management

Project Management Certificate

You’ll be ready for an exciting career as a project manager after completing this program. Project managers are in high demand in today’s competitive, high-tech business world. BTC’s Project Management Program will prepare you for employment in service industries, insurance and financial services firms, manufacturers, and government agencies. Students in the Project Management program are usually working professionals who wish to increase their skills and prepare for project management responsibilities.

Program Facts

Wage potential $126,048 annually

Average annual income $98,527

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Jobs & Employment

Project Managers can work in virtually any industry including information technology, financial services, government agencies and manufacturing.

The average annual wage in this field is $98,527, with an earning potential of about $126,048 per year.*

Potential Positions

Washington State's aerospace industry is currently hiring a high rate of project managers.

Courses

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  • Quarter 1
  • CAP 150Project - Level 11 credits

    This course is the first in a series of two courses designed for individuals who will use Microsoft Project 2002 as a tool to assist them in managing projects. The topics in this course cover the critical skills necessary to create and modify a project plan file that contains tasks, resources, and resource assignments. You will create a project plan file containing tasks, organize these tasks in a work breakdown structure containing task relationships, create and assign resources, and finalize the project in order to implement the project plan. Microsoft Project 2002 (XP) is used in this class, but those that are using an earlier version will still benefit from this class.


    Future Offerings
    10/10F 8:30a-4:30pSTAFFOpenings: 20
    5/1F 8:30a-4:30pSTAFFOpenings: 24
  • CAP 151Project - Level 21 credits

    In Project - Level 1, you used your project management skills to create a complete project plan. This course will build upon that knowledge, and give you the opportunity to work with a project plan once it has entered the project implementation phase. You will exchange project plan data with other applications, update project plans, create custom reports, reuse project plan information, and collaborate on project plans with others. Microsoft Project 2002 (XP) is used in this class, but those that are using an earlier version will still benefit from this class.


    Future Offerings
    11/7F 8:30a-4:30pSTAFFOpenings: 21
    5/29F 8:30a-4:30pSTAFFOpenings: 24
  • PMP 100Project Management Fundamentals1 credits

    This class provides the theory and core methodology you will need to manage projects or participate on project teams. In this class you will: discuss the phases of the Project Management Life Cycle and a project manager's role in each phase; list and discuss basic project success criteria and common reasons for project failure; discuss techniques for setting up a strong project team; list and discuss elements of a Risk Management Plan; discuss techniques for planning and sequencing project activities, including the Work Breakdown Structure and the Network Logic Diagram; identify the Critical Path for completing a project on schedule; list and discuss the cost elements that should be included in a project budget; discuss techniques for controlling for deviation from budgets and schedules,key elements of project management communications and reporting tools; and key activities of project close-out.


    Future Offerings
    9/27Sa 8:30a-4:30pABBOTT ROpenings: 16
    4/11Sa 8:30a-4:30pABBOTT ROpenings: 20
  • PMP 120Project Management - PMP Prep3 credits

    Your ability as a project manager to demonstrate best practices in project management—both on the job and through professional certification—is becoming the standard to compete in today's fast-paced and highly technical workplace. This course expands upon the basic concepts of project management you discovered in the Project Management Fundamentals course and covers in-depth the essential elements of managing a successful project. Focusing on the generally accepted practices of project management recognized by the Project Management Institute, Inc. (PMI®), this course offers you a standards-based approach to successful project management across application areas and industries. This class helps prepare you for the Project Management Professional Certification test. To prepare for this class you should have taken Project Management Fundamentals and Project – Level 1 and Project Level 2. All materials are provided with the class.


    Future Offerings
    9/30-12/2T 6:00p-9:00pABBOTT ROpenings: 20
    4/14-6/9T 6:00p-9:00pABBOTT ROpenings: 24
  • PMP 130Project Management Integration Project1 credits

    Integrated Project Management is a capstone course in the Project Management Certificate program. You will complete a project plan of our choice that will utilized the knowledge, skills and methodologies that you learned in the certificate program. You will also team with other project managers to work through project simulations and case studies.

    Prerequisite:
    PMP 120.

    Future Offerings
    12/4-12/9TTh 6:00p-9:30pABBOTT ROpenings: 21
    6/11-6/16TTh 6:00p-9:30pABBOTT ROpenings: 24
TOTAL PROGRAM CREDITS7 credits

Program Entry Information

This program typically starts in Fall, Winter, Spring Quarters

Program Outcomes

  • Graduates will be able to apply project management principles and software to a given project.