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    University of Memphis
   
 
  Nov 18, 2017
 
 
    
2017-2018 Graduate Catalog

Business Project Management Graduate Certificate


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Graduate Certificate


Graduate certificate program in Business Project Management prepares individuals for project management team work and to be project managers with specific emphasis on the integration of information systems and business processes. This certificate program will address the importance of project management education and address the need for trained professionals in project management.

The objectives of the certificate program include: Provide knowledge of the theoretical and practical concepts of managing IT projects, Understand and be able to perform project management activities, Understand and be able to use project management tools and techniques, Understand the role of project managers in the modern organization, Explore unique and particular challenges resulting from rapid technological change in dynamic business environments, and Exploring the role of the IS business professional in change management

Admissions Requirements:


Same as College and University requirements.

The certificate can be pursued concurrently with other graduate programs at the University.

Non-degree seeking applicants must submit a brief (1-2 pages) statement that describes educational and work experiences in business, including their background in project management. GMAT and GRE scores are not required. However, acceptance into the certificate program is not an implied acceptance into any master’s degree program.

Program Requirements:


The following 4 courses must be satisfactorily completed for a total of 12 hours of credit.

Graduation Requirements:


The student must complete all 4 required courses with an average grade of B (3.0) or higher, for a total of 12 credit hours.

In the semester of graduation, the student must submit an Apply to Graduate form to the Graduate School and a Graduate Certificate Candidacy form to the College Director of Graduate Studies by the deadline specified by the Graduate School.

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