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Current Term Classes - Project Management

 

Fall 2019

Class registration opens on August 6.  

The School of Continuing and Professional Studies may cancel, modify, or make substitutions for any published class or program, may change instructors, and may change the dates and times a class is offered. The information published here and in the catalog is subject to change.  For the most up-to-date and complete information, please use the SIS Class Search.

 

PSPM 5030: Introduction to Project Management
Online Asynchronous* | Available Aug 27-Dec 6 | Synchronous sessions TBD. 
Introduces students to the various aspects of the project life cycle and project management. Explores best practices and the application of these best practices for project success.
Edward Kropp | 3 GR credits | Required  

PSPM 5200: Project Schedule, Cost, and Budget Control
Online Asynchronous* | Available Aug 27-Dec 6 | Synchronous sessions TBD. 
Introduces students to a variety of project scheduling and cost control techniques that are vital for a project to meet its schedule and cost goals and objectives. Concentrates on the variety of scheduling techniques (Gantt Chart, Critical Path Method, and Program Evaluation Review Technique) that can be used to guide and monitor project performance. Activities that are critical in preparing a realistic schedule are explored, discussed, and practiced. Students are then introduced to a variety of budgeting, cost estimating, and cost control techniques.
William Yates | 3 GR credits | Required

PSPM 5230: Project Management: Leadership and Managing the Project Team
Online Asynchronous* | Available Aug 27-Dec 6 | Synchronous sessions TBD. 
Analyzes the difference between leadership and management in the project management environment. Evaluates the role of the project manager as team leader, and reviews the application of various leadership and management techniques to project management.
Michael Powers | 3 GR credits | Required

PC 5010: Procurement Policy & Practices
Online Asynchronous* |  Available Aug 27-Dec 6 | Synchronous sessions TBD. 
Covers all subchapters of the Federal Acquisition Regulation (FAR), providing an intensive review of practical technical, business and contractual issues that the government deals with in establishing and managing a federal contract. Topics include acquisition process, governmental acquisition plans, inspection and termination as well as some of the basics necessary for contracts and acquisition personnel.
Kenneth Buck | 3 GR credits | Elective

PSLP 5320: Foundations of Leadership
Elective course in graduate Project Management

PSLP 5320: Organizational Leadership
Elective course in graduate Project Management


*Asynchronous online courses at SCPS can sometimes include synchronous sessions. Instructors can require attendance for these sessions the dates are listed. For synchronous class sessions whose dates are listed, attendance is strongly encouraged. These sessions can be recorded for students who are unable to attend.

 

* The information contained on this website is for informational purposes only. The Undergraduate Record and Graduate Record represent the official repository for academic program requirements.

Student Spotlight

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I liked that the University of Virginia offered an online program that I could fit into my schedule [while at Capital One]. And I thought that a credential from UVA would be particularly meaningful. Completing the graduate Certificate in Project Management gave me the trajectory I was looking for.
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Ryan Vesey

CERTIFICATE IN PROJECT MANAGEMENT

After graduating from Virginia Commonwealth University and landing an entry-level position at Capital One, Ryan accelerated his career trajectory with a graduate certificate from SCPS. He now works as a project manager at Capital One, identifying and implementing improvements in the verification system and protecting customers from security risks.

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