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CAPM, CCSP

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$42,000

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What does someone with Project Management Essentials do?

A project manager could find themselves working in a variety of industries ranging from IT to contracting, publishing or any number of corporate businesses. Regular job responsibilities include defining the key characteristics and objectives of projects, maintaining schedules and regulating timelines for completion, managing communications between different teams and clients and successfully closing and completing a project. 

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Program & Tuition Cost $4000 average Up to $20,000 $3000 average
Exam Fees, Books & Materials Included Up to $750 Up to $750
Job Ready In 3-6 months 24-48 months 3-6 months
Schedule/Flexibility On-demand 24/7 Set Class Schedule On-demand 24/7
Travel Requirements None - 100% online On-Campus Classrooms None - 100% online
Student Support Personal Advisors - text/call/email access Professors - scheduled office hours Support Inbox
Career Coaching Exam-tailor + soft-skill training to build well-rounded careers Exam-based + prerequisites and electives to meet credit hour requirements Exam-specific only
Content Delivery 3D animations, immersive environments, interactive activities, game-based learning Professor lectures Varies - typically videos & presentations

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skills gained

  • Understand the project management process from start to finish
  • Define project prioritization, life cycles and roles
  • Assess project recovery alternatives and develop recovery plans
  • Identify the elements involved in performing and controlling projects
  • Manager project closure and transitioning process
  • Understand how service teams can enhance customer service and customer retention
Enrollment Requirements
  • High School Diploma or GED
  • Web browser with internet connection
  • Course registration & payment
  • Associates Degree or qualifying Project Management experience
Materials Included
  • Expert-led video based training
  • Textbook: PMBOK 6th Edition
  • Competency assessments
  • National Certification exam fee
Student Services
  • Dedicated Student Success Advisors
  • Tailored support based on performance & behavior
  • Exam preparation process
  • Career Services Advisor

courses taken

CS 1011

Customer Service Professional I

16 hours
Length
1 Week
Duration

This course is designed to prepare individuals across all job titles with the core skills needed to satisfy customers of all types. Each customer, patient, or client is critical whether you work within a call center, retail store or pharmacy, medical office/clinic, or business office. No organization can afford to overlook or neglect the power of customer service skills. The course includes six (6) modules on topics such as Why Customer Service Matters, What Customers Want, Essential Customer Service Skills Part I and Part II, Handling Complaints and Dealing with Angry People, and Customer Service as a Strategic Marketing Tool. These modules are the components of the “Through the Customer’s Eyes” course that has been used to train a variety of front-line service providers across many industries and disciplines. Within each module, students are assessed on the topics covered. After satisfactory completion of the course, students will have earned the Certified Customer Service Professional (CCSP) designation from the ICSA.

  • Appreciate why first-rate customer service adds value to every organization
  • Understand how to determine what the customer wants and provide confidence in your product
  • Know how to deal with complaints and apply the four core skills for high quality service
  • Create value and play a part in profitability through performance and productivity
  • Enhance your company's market position by demonstrating what differentiates your company from the competition
MS 2000

Microsoft Office Series I

32 hours
Length
2 Week
Duration

This set of courses will provide the range of skills needed to create professional-quality documents within an office environment. The content covered includes how to create, edit and enhance documents in Microsoft Word, and how to organize, calculate and analyze information in Microsoft Excel.

  • Create professional quality documents in Microsoft Word and Excel
  • Prepare, edit and proof documents in Microsoft Word
  • Enhance Microsoft Word documents with lists, tables and graphics
  • Organize data and perform calculations using Microsoft Excel
  • Analyze information in Microsoft Excel using filters, tables and pivot tables
PM 6011

Project Management for CAPM (6ᵗʰ Ed.)

96 hours
Length
6 Week
Duration

Project management is one of the business world's most in-demand skill-sets. Project-based operations have become the norm in today's business world and it's crucial to choose a good and proven method for managing projects. Every aspect of project management is affected by the organization, the social environment, the project stakeholders, both internal and external, and many other aspects of the context in which the project is carried out. Understanding this context is critical to good planning and good decision making as the project progresses toward achieving its objectives. Projects are temporary endeavors and can be simple or complex.

This course is based on The Guide to the Project Management Body of Knowledge (PEMBOK Guide) which establishes the international standard regarding the project management discipline. This course meets or exceeds the requirements for earning the Certified Associate in Project Management (CAPM) certification. The CAPM credential is considered the standard of excellence in the field of project management and is often required by employers.

  • Describe the project management process from start to finish
  • Comprehend methods for assessing project needs, costs, and risks
  • Define project prioritization, life cycles, and roles
  • Identify the elements in performing and controlling projects
  • Manage project closure and transitioning process
  • Understand project proposals, definitions, and selection
COURSES DURATION
CS 1011 1
MS 2000 2
PM 6011 6
Total Program Duration 9 Week

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Project Management EssentialsJob Opportunities

Project Manager

$58000 – $100000
Estimated Salary

Entry-Level

Project/Program Administrative Assistant

$30000 – $40000
Estimated Salary

Career Potential

Program Manager

$62000 – $115000
Estimated Salary