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Additional courses have been added to the Collat School of Business project management certificate program to help business professionals further succeed.

Project management certificate at UAB helps business professionals plan, execute and manage team projects

BIRMINGHAM, Ala. – Business professionals throughout Alabama have the opportunity to expand their project management skills through the University of Alabama at Birmingham’s Professional Education. The 2019 course schedules includes individual courses and the opportunity to puruse a certification in project management.

“The project management certification offers crucial knowledge, usable skills and significant qualifications to advance professionals in today’s project management world,” said Cori Perdue, director of professional education in the Collat School of Business. “Participants will gain hands-on experience to apply in their careers as they manage projects and teams contributing to the overall success of their companies.”

In 2019, two new classes will be offered by the Collat School of Business alongside the traditional project managemet foundations course, including a Project Management Professional test preparation class and a hands-on workshop to learn advanced Microsoft Project skills. Students taking all three courses will receive a total of 44 hours of combined face to face and online instruction, meeting the education requirements needed to sit for the PMP or the Certified Associate in Project Management exams.

The Project Management Foundation Course will be offered on five Saturdays in January and February from 8:00 a.m. to Noon. The course will also be offered on Fridays from 9:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. during the summer and fall.

The PMP Certification Test Prep Class will be offered Saturday, March 2, 2019 from 8:00 a.m. to Noon, with additional summer and fall dates to be announced. The four-hour in-person class comes with additional online study tools and practice questions. It will help participants understand logic behind answers, utilize a test bank of practice questions, engage in interactive discussions with certified PMPs and take a comprehensive practice test.

The Project Management Microsoft Project Workshop will be offered Saturday, March 9, 2019 from 8:00 a.m. to Noon, with additional summer and fall dates to be announced. Participants will learn advanced Microsoft Project skills and then have time to work on individual projects with one-on-one help. Students should walk away with a greater understanding of Microsoft Project and at least one project entered into the project management software for future use.
The register deadline is January 9th, 2019. To register, visit https://prostudies.uab.edu/public/category/programArea.do?method=load&selectedProgramAreaId=19004

About UAB
Known for its innovative and interdisciplinary approach to education at both the graduate and undergraduate levels, the University of Alabama at Birmingham is an internationally renowned research university and academic medical center, as well as Alabama’s largest employer, with some 23,000 employees, and has an annual economic impact exceeding $7 billion on the state. The pillars of UAB’s mission include education, research, innovation and economic development, community engagement, and patient care. Learn more at www.uab.edu. UAB: Powered by will.

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