San Diego State University's College of Extended Studies offers Professional Certificates in Project Management both online and in the classroom starting in January that help students learn to manage risk strategically, proactively - and accurately.
(PRWEB) November 19, 2009 -- San Diego State University's College of Extended Studies will offer spring semester Professional Certificates in Project Management both online and in the classroom starting in January that help students learn to manage risk strategically, proactively - and accurately.
"The Project Management Certificate Program at SDSU's College of Extended Studies profoundly increased my ability as a project manager. The real-life approach to project management offered by experienced project management instructors has fundamentally increased the contributions I make to my employer," said Ignacio Sedeno, information technology and services professional for the City of San Diego.
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Project managers prove their value daily by delivering competitive projects or services on time, a significant skill in the current workforce. Training for project management certification gives individuals the skills and confidence to bring new products and services to the marketplace, while making them a more valued contributor to their organization.
SDSU's Professional Certificates in Project Management apply to individuals who are: current project managers desiring to update their skills, managing projects and want more systematic training, beginning new careers as project managers, preparing to take the Project Management Institute PMP exam, or part of project teams that would benefit from utilizing the latest project management tools.
The spring semester project management certificate in-class programs begin January 5. Online project management programs are ongoing.
The course content is aligned with the project management knowledge areas outlined in the PMBOK Guide, Third Edition published by the Project Management Institute (PMI). It fulfills PMI's educational requirement for all people applying for PMP certification.
"The Professional Certificate in Project Management at SDSU's College of Extended Studies helped prepare me to take the PMP exam. The one-night-a-week class format fit my busy schedule, and the instructors were first rate. I would recommend this program to anyone interested in becoming a project manager, and also to existing project managers to enhance their skills," said Marc Daniels, project manager, i-Net Profits, LLC.
SDSU's College of Extended Studies is a state-approved provider for the Federal Workforce Investment Act for this program. For more information on the possibility of receiving free education through the Federal Workforce Investment Act, visit Free Career Development at SDSU's College of Extended Studies.
For more information on the Project Management certification programs, call (619) 594-1138.
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