Project Management Program

Project Management Program Summary (Knoxville, Chattanooga & Tri-Cities)

The target student for this program is any individual who may need to perform project management activities in their job role on either a formal or informal basis, or any project team members who want to enhance their knowledge of project management in order to interact more productively with a project manager and perform more effectively on a project team. The courses will include preparation for the Project Management Institute’s Project Management Professional (PMP) Certification.

Project Management Program Details

The Project Management Program Details

Project Management Fundamentals

In this course, students will identify effective project management practices and their related processes. They will examine the elements of sound project management and apply the generally recognized practices to successfully manage projects.

  • Getting Started with Project Management
  • Initiating a Project
  • Planning for Time and Cost
  • Planning for Project Risks, Communication, and Change Control
  • Managing a Project
  • Executing the Project Closeout Phase

Microsoft Project

The course begins with the basic concepts and leads students through all the functions they’ll need to plan and manage a small to medium-size project, including how to level resources and capture both cost and schedule progress.

  • Getting Started with Microsoft Project
  • Defining a Project
  • Creating and Organizing Tasks
  • Managing Project Plan Resources
  • Finalizing a Project Plan
  • Executing a Project
  • Monitoring Project Progress
  • Controlling a Project Plan
  • Reporting on Progress
  • Customizing the Application

Project Management Professional

PMP Certification

In this course, students will apply the generally recognized practices of project management acknowledged by the Project Management Institute (PMI®) to successfully manage projects.

  • Examining Professional Project Management
  • Initiating a Project
  • Planning Project Work
  • Developing Project Schedules
  • Developing Cost Estimates and Budgets
  • Planning Project Quality, Staffing, and Communications
  • Analyzing Risks and Planning Risk Responses
  • Planning Project Procurement
  • Executing Project Work
  • Managing Project Procurement
  • Monitoring and Controlling Project Work
  • Monitoring and Controlling Project Schedule and Costs
  • Monitoring and Controlling Project Performance and Quality
  • Monitoring and Controlling Project Risk and Procurements
  • Closing the Project

Program Info

Full-time Length: 8 Days
Part-time Length: 2 Months
Clock Hours: 64

Tuition: $4140
Optional Cert Exam Fees: $555

Graduation/Placement Rate
     Knoxville: 100% / 50%
     Chattanooga: N/A / N/A
     Johnson City: N/A / N/A

Career Opportunities

     Project Manager
     Program Analyst
     IT Project Manager
     Quality Control Analyst

Certifications Available

     PMI Project Management Professional (PMP)

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Job Placement at New Horizons of East Tennessee (Knoxville, Chattanooga and Johnson City-Kingsport-Bristol)

Our caring and experienced Career Services Department is dedicated to helping you achieve your growth goals with job placement assistance as soon as you graduate from the program! We take pride in making sure that our graduates step into the workforce prepared and well-equipped to succeed.

We have 40+ years of local relationships with the top employers and staffing firms in the local market and will put those relationship to work for you.




Training programs can be completed in less than one year and are tailored to industry demands giving our students a powerful advantage.



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We offer both day and night programs to fit your schedule, emphasizing our friendly IT class structure.



Our Career Services department gives job placement assistance providing our graduates with opportunities at top organizations, including Fortune 500 companies.

Do Certifications Really Matter???

"The person with the certification is the one that is going to get hired.”

Robert Blanchard, Director of Support Services
Aspen Skiing Services Co.


Employers require IT certifications

72% of employers require IT certifications for certain job openings.

67% of employers use certifications to measure a candidate’s willingness to work hard and meet a goal.

Employers use certifications to select best candidates


Certifications confirm subject matter expertise

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Source: CompTIA HR Perception of IT Training and Certification Study: 2015