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Business Project Management

Online Graduate NanoCert® in Business Project Management

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Courses Start Monthly

About This Program

The graduate NanoCert in Business Project Management introduces theories, concepts, and practices. You will learn how the business, outside environment, and other areas affect a project. You will also be exposed to the Project Management Institute’s talent triangle and the 10 knowledge areas from the Project Management Book of Knowledge (PMBOK® Guide).

You will delve into practical applications by creating a project management plan. Your plan will include a scope statement, Work Breakdown Schedule (WBS), activity definition, resource allocation, activity duration estimation, schedule, and critical path identification.

Project risks, their effect on other project constraints and how to manage them, as well as a project’s quality requirements and processes are covered. Additionally, you will have the opportunity to practice several tools and techniques.

The courses in this program are designed to bring you closer to completion of the following degree: MBA (Master of Business Administration, Business Project Management concentration).

PMBOK is a registered trademark of the Project Management Institute, Inc.

What You Will Do

  • Differentiate between a project, program, and portfolio as defined by the Project Management Institute and defend why each is important
  • Assess project documentation to create a Project Management Information System (PMIS)
  • Create the Statement of Work (SoW) and determine the steps for schedule changes
  • Develop a Risk Management Plan
  • Develop a Quality Management Plan

Program at a Glance

Number of Credits
9
Cost Per Credit
$370 | $250*
Courses Start Monthly
Online

Program Requirements Printable Catalog Version

Must take all courses for this section.

Course ID: 5214

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This course explores successful project management for business projects. Students will differentiate among projects, programs, and project portfolios and how each supports the other. A project schedule will be created and maintained to simulate a project's life cycle. Students will review the indicators for understanding project success. The course will apply theory and practical knowledge along with standard tools and techniques to drive to project success. This course requires MS Project software. This software is approximately $10/month and may be downloaded from Microsoft.
Registration Dates Course Dates Session Weeks
03/29/22 - 09/02/22 09/05/22 - 10/30/22 Summer 2022 Session D 8 Week session
05/21/22 - 11/04/22 11/07/22 - 01/01/23 Fall 2022 Session I 8 Week session
07/25/22 - 12/30/22 01/02/23 - 02/26/23 Winter 2023 Session B 8 Week session

Course ID: 5215

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The course is an in-depth analysis of developing a project schedule and controlling the project scope. The skills reviewed include analyzing a contract and statement of contract for requirements, developing a Work Breakdown Structure, and developing a project schedule to control and monitor a project. This course requires MS Project software. This software is approximately $10/month and may be downloaded from Microsoft. (Prerequisite: BUSN663)
Registration Dates Course Dates Session Weeks
05/21/22 - 11/04/22 11/07/22 - 01/01/23 Fall 2022 Session I 8 Week session

Course ID: 5216

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This course provides an in-depth analysis of project risk and quality management. These two aspects of project management are considered difficult to make tangible to the project team. This class will introduce students to the tools and techniques to identify, control, and monitor risks and opportunities and how to plan and promote a project’s quality program. (Prerequisite: BUSN663)
Registration Dates Course Dates Session Weeks
03/29/22 - 09/02/22 09/05/22 - 10/30/22 Summer 2022 Session D 8 Week session
06/28/22 - 12/02/22 12/05/22 - 01/29/23 Fall 2022 Session D 8 Week session

Courses Start Monthly

Next Courses Start Sep 5
Register by Sep 2

Admission Requirements

  • All APU master's degree/graduate certificate programs require a bachelor’s degree (or higher) from an institution whose accreditation is recognized by the Council for Higher Education Accreditation (CHEA).
  • Please read all graduate admission requirements before applying to this program and be prepared to submit the required documentation.
  • There is no fee to complete the APU admission application. View steps to apply.

Materials Cost

Technology fee: $65 per course | $0 for active-duty military, National Guard members, and Reservists.

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*Cost Per Credit Hour

To minimize out-of-pocket costs, U.S. active-duty servicemembers, their spouse/dependents, National Guard members, and Reservists receive a tuition grant that caps undergraduate, master's degree, and graduate certificate tuition at $250/credit hour. In addition, a university book grant provides no-cost textbooks and ebooks for all undergraduates and military-tuition-grant-eligible master’s-level students.
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