Project Management Program available Online

Project Management Program Summary


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


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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Find Funding for Your Training

We will help you navigate through the variety of funding sources available, which include programs for:

  • Veterans Post 9/11 GI Bill® Chapter 33
  • Veterans Vocational Rehabilitation and Employment (VR&E) Chapter 31
  • Student Loans
  • Training Grants through the Workforce Innovation and Opportunity Act (WIOA)
  • Trade Adjustment Assistance (TAA) Funding
  • Incumbent Worker Training

Depending on your individual situation, there are different funding options available for New Horizons of East Tennessee (Knoxville, Chattanooga and Johnson City-Kingsport-Bristol) students. Your Career Consultant can help you identify the best options for you.


Veteran Funding Options

The GI Bill® provides a number of education benefits for service members and veterans. New Horizons of East Tennessee (Knoxville, Chattanooga and Johnson City-Kingsport-Bristol) provides a variety of training programs that qualify for these benefits. This means you can get started on a new career path with little to no out of pocket expenses. For more information about GI Bill® funding, please contact a New Horizons Career Consultant at 865-691-1515.


Student Loans

Private student loans are available to fund your training and future career. New Horizons of East Tennessee (Knoxville, Chattanooga and Johnson City-Kingsport-Bristol) recommends consulting with your banking institution or financial advisor to help figure out the best student loan option for you. You can also apply online at Paramount Capital Group for a student loan.


Workforce Innovation and Opportunity Act (WIOA) Funding

The Workforce Innovation and Opportunity Act (WIOA) provides job training benefits for adults, dislocated workers and youth to help gain skills necessary to obtain and maintain employment. To qualify, you must be approved by your local workforce development agency. For more information about WIOA funding please visit http://www.doleta.gov/programs/factsht/wialaw.cfm.


Trade Adjustment Assistance (TAA) Funding

The TAA program was designed to help workers who lost their previous job due to foreign outsourcing. The TAA program includes job training benefits that may be used at New Horizons of East Tennessee (Knoxville, Chattanooga and Johnson City-Kingsport-Bristol). You must be approved by the local workforce development agency to receive this type of funding. For more information please visit http://www.doleta.gov/tradeact.

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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.

WHY NEW HORIZONS?

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4 MONTHS VS.
2-4 YEARS

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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MILITARY FRIENDLY

Our military team consists of veterans who are experienced and highly qualified to help you achieve maximum success in our IT classes for veterans.

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FLEXIBLE SCHEDULES

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

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JOB PLACEMENT ASSISTANCE

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

60% of employers use certifications to confirm subject matter expertise.

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

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