Project Management is a function of business that is growing in relevance, recognition and scope. The Project Administration program is positioned as an entry-level opportunity to this profession and will allow our students a competitive advantage in this untapped market segment. Our program is designed to prepare students for the industry certification through the Project Management Institute (PMI), specifically the Certified Associate in Project Management (CAPM) designation, in addition to software, business and employability skills necessary to be successful as members of a project management team. The certification coupled with other skills acquired from the diploma will give students opportunities for career growth and advancement. This program provides students with:
The knowledge and skills necessary to lead and/or assist in the coordination and/or administration of projects for a variety of business sectors.
The knowledge competencies towards preparation of industry certification through the Project Management Institute (PMI), specifically the Certified Associate in Project Management (CAPM) certification.
Professional skills in high demand by employers. These skills include: negotiating, decision making, teamwork, communication, customer service, leadership, research and problem solving.
A solid knowledge of project administration and management practices and principles.
Proficiency in Microsoft Office Applications.
Graduates of this program are employed in healthcare and social assistance, public administration, wholesale trade, finance and insurance, retail, and other services. Careers that correspond with the skills learned in this program are:
Administrative Services Coordinator
Business Services Officer
Upon completion of the program the participant must demonstrate the following core competencies:
Intermediate level of proficiency in Microsoft Word
Intermediate level of proficiency in Microsoft Excel
Simulations and Drills
Practical Applications - 2 Units
Basic level of proficiency in Microsoft Access
Basic level of proficiency in Microsoft Outlook, and Office Procedures Levels 1 and 2
Advanced level of proficiency in Microsoft PowerPoint
Customer Service, Grammar Essentials for Business Writing, Business Correspondence Levels 1 and 2, Business Essentials, Business Math, Project Management Fundamentals Levels 1 and 2, Business Financial Management, Microsoft Project Levels 1 and 2, Business Verbal Communication, Business Negotiations and Contracts, Business Supervisory Skills, and Business Presentations
- Job Readiness/Employability Skills
Job Search and Résumé Writing and Thought Patterns for a Successful Careerr
Grade 12 or equivalent or Mature Student Status. Courses are open to any applicant who possesses a good command of the English language and is able to follow instructions. An admissions interview will be administered to determine if the applicant has the required interest, motivation, and entry-level skills to take this program. Full-time students must attend the required hours per week as per the course schedule and may do so at times convenient to them. Part-time students may set their own schedules to a minimum of two training sessions per week.