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Business Project Management

Online Undergraduate NanoCert® in Business Project Management

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About This Program

The undergraduate NanoCert in Business Project Management introduces the common terms and concepts used in project management. You will learn about theory, terms, and concepts highlighted in the Project Management Book of Knowledge (PMBOK® Guide), with an emphasis on the key components of successful project planning, time constraints, resources, scope, budgeting, scheduling, and execution.

As part of your studies, you develop a Work Breakdown Schedule (WBS) and project plan, helping you understand concepts to monitor and control a project, as well as scope management. You will create a project schedule to include resources and risks. This program acquaints you with what is asked of a project manager in terms of skills and responsibilities, as well as how all the project pieces fit together. You will have the opportunity to practice several tools and techniques through assignments.

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

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

What You Will Do

  • Plan the processes, phases, domains, and measures for effectively managing projects
  • Apply the techniques and methods to implement effective strategy planning, risk management, and web content management
  • Discuss the different technology/software options available for time tracking
  • Understand the role of Project Integration Management and develop a Project Charter for a specific project
  • Apply tools and techniques to manage and control project quality
  • Create a Stakeholder Management Plan

Program at a Glance

Number of Credits
9
Cost Per Credit
$285 | $250*
Courses Start Monthly
Online

Program Requirements Printable Catalog Version

Must take all courses for this section.

Course ID: 5203

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This course provides an overview of the processes involved in business project management. The student will be exposed to the practical aspects of running a project, including planning, scheduling, budgeting, and developing various plans needed during a business project life cycle. Various techniques needed to track and control a project are introduced. Techniques will include critical path, earned value analysis, variance analysis, and trend analysis.
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

Course ID: 5204

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This course delves into the theories, concepts, and practical applications of understanding how the scope of a project is translated into a project schedule and plan. The student will be exposed to developing a Work Breakdown Schedule (WBS) and project plan, which helps the student understand some of the concepts to monitor and control a project. The student will be exposed to creating a project schedule with resources and risks, as well as understanding scope management by creating a WBS and project plan. (Prerequisite: BUSN451)
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: 5205

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This course delves into the theories, concepts, and practical applications of integrating all processes within a project, including quality, resources, and stakeholders. The student will be exposed to developing a quality management plan, resource plan, and stakeholder plan and how they all integrate to drive the project results. The student will be exposed to conflict resolution, decision-making, and leadership to bring the project to a conclusion. (Prerequisite: BUSN451)
Registration Dates Course Dates Session Weeks
04/26/22 - 09/30/22 10/03/22 - 11/27/22 Fall 2022 Session B 8 Week session
05/21/22 - 11/04/22 11/07/22 - 01/01/23 Fall 2022 Session I 8 Week session

Courses Start Monthly

Next Courses Start Sep 5
Register by Sep 2

Admission Requirements

  • All APU undergraduate programs require a minimum of a high school diploma or equivalent (i.e., GED).
  • Please read all undergraduate 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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