•  Online
  •  San Francisco
  •  Hybrid

These skills are relevant to leadership roles in local, outsourced, and global projects. The Project Management Practices certificate also provides an opportunity for those who wish to build on their MBA degree by obtaining and applying project management skills to their present and future professional endeavors. Students will gain knowledge from faculty who are certified by PMI®, and who have significant real-world project management experience.

PMI® is a registered trademark of the Project Management Institute, Inc.

TOTAL UNITS — 12

REQUIRED COURSES

PM 340
Introduction to Project Management
PM 342
Agile Management for Project Managers
PM 343
Advanced Concepts: Project Planning & Control
PM 345
Project Administration, Leadership & Team Dynamics

Course materials align with the Project Management Institute A Guide to the Project Management Body of Knowledge (PMBOK® Guide).

The completion of just one GGU class fulfills PMI®'s education requirement to apply for either the CAPM® (Certified Associate in Project Management) or PMP® (Project Management Professional) exams.

PROGRAM FORMATS

 

COHORT?

NON-COHORT

COURSE DELIVERY
San Francisco Campus and online (blended) San Francisco Campus and online
TUITION
Reduced rate Standard rate
PACE
Fixed schedule* Self-paced
COURSE LOAD
2 courses per term No minimum
COMPLETION TIME
2 terms Self-paced
GRADES
Students must earn a minimum "C" grade in each course and a minimum 3.00 cumulative GPA in order earn the certificate. Students must earn a minimum "C-" grade in each course and a minimum 3.00 cumulative GPA in order earn the certificate.
AUDITING
Courses may not be audited by certificate-seeking students. Courses may not be audited by certificate-seeking students.
COURSE PREREQUISITES
No prerequisite requirements. Prerequisite requirements enforced.
ELIGIBILITY
Must be enrolled in Cohort Program. Must be a first-time GGU student. May not enroll in cohort sections.

* Students must enroll in two courses per 15-week term. Classes will be held in-person every other Saturday for 2½ hours per course, for a total of 5 hours of instruction per day, with online sessions occurring alternate weeks. Courses are taken two-at-a-time in a fixed sequence.

ADMISSION REQUIREMENTS

Please note that some courses taken as part of certificate programs will have prerequisites. These prerequisites must be satisfied (through transfer of equivalent coursework or through taking the courses at Golden Gate) before the certificate courses can be completed.

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