Project Management Certificate
Develop essential skills for timely and profitable projects.
Project work is different from the everyday tasks many workers churn through. Project management involves launching new integrations, updating features, refining products, and offering new services and applications to support them. At Mary Baldwin University, we offer a certificate in project management to equip students with the fundamental knowledge and practical tools needed to excel in project management.
- Undergraduate Certificate
Why Study Project Management at Mary Baldwin?
Our program focuses on the core principles of project management, ensuring that students understand how to develop and deliver projects that are aligned with organizational objectives. Through comprehensive coursework, you’ll learn the fundamentals of project management, gain proficiency in essential project management tools, navigate the complexities of enterprise-level projects, and acquire the skills to define and mitigate project financial implications and risks.
At Mary Baldwin, we believe in cultivating a sustainable business culture. Our project management certificate program not only equips you with the skills necessary for successful project execution but also provides a well-rounded view of the principles and practices that contribute to a sustainable business environment. We emphasize the importance of aligning projects with sustainability goals, ensuring that your project management expertise contributes to long-term organizational success.
Our classes provide an understanding of project management methodologies, tools, and techniques that are crucial for planning, organizing, and executing successful projects. You’ll learn how to develop project schedules, manage resources, and effectively communicate and collaborate with team members. Additionally, you’ll gain expertise in risk assessment, mitigation strategies, and contingency planning, enabling you to navigate potential obstacles and ensure project success within dynamic and uncertain environments.
- BUAD 350 Project Management for Sustainable Impact
- BUAD 351 Project Quality Management
- BUAD 352 Project Scheduling
- BUAD 353 Project Financial/Risk Analysis
- BUAD 354 Project Management Quality
Unique student support
The McCree Center for Life Success assists current students and alumni in finding the best opportunities throughout their career development. We work closely with both faculty and employers to identify how your valued education best matches the needs of today’s evolving marketplace.
The Advantages of Academic Certificates
Enhance Your Knowledge and Skills:
Academic certificates provide focused and structured learning. You’ll gain in-depth knowledge and develop practical skills related to managing complex and layered projects. This specialized expertise can enhance your career prospects and improve your overall competency.
Advance Your Career:
Academic certificates can open doors to new career opportunities or help you progress within your current profession. Employers often value candidates who demonstrate commitment and expertise by earning additional credentials. It can set you apart from other candidates and increase your chances of securing promotions or higher-level positions.
Gain Industry Relevance:
Academic certificates are designed to align with industry standards and emerging trends. By earning a certificate, you ensure that your knowledge and skills are up to date, making you more relevant and competitive in the job market.
Network Your Way into Better Opportunities:
Pursuing an academic certificate often involves interacting with fellow students, instructors, and professionals in the field. This provides opportunities to expand your professional network and establish valuable connections with individuals who share similar interests or work in related industries. Networking can lead to collaborations, mentorships, job referrals, and other professional opportunities.
Cost and Financial Aid
A great education is worth it. Here’s how Mary Baldwin helps you pay for it: Generous financial aid packages, a broad range of scholarships, transferring maximum credit hours from previous coursework or relevant work and life experiences — the list goes on. Our mission is to help you level up and bring your aspirations to life.