Certificate in Project Management

The certificate prepares students for the Project Management Institute (PMI) exam.  Upon completion of BBM 412, Project Management, students will have the option of taking a project management exam, offered by the PMI of Washington, D.C.  This will provide students with an additional credential from the PMI.  The PMI certification requires (1) an educational component and, (2) passing scores on the PMC exam.  This course satisfies the educational component for the 1st level certification.  The courses required for this certificate focus on the various functions associated with managing a project.  Topics covered include the project manager role, relating the statement of work (SOW), scheduling processes, estimating methodologies and budgeting, quality, risk assessment, communications, procurement, team structures/practices, and understanding the importance of establishing variance and change thresholds for scope and control.  Students interested in applying for an internship in Project Management will have the opportunity to apply after all prerequisite courses are completed.

16 Credits

Project Management Certificate Required Classes

BBM 100 Customer Service Workshop

BBM 315 Supervisory Management

BBM 386 Introduction to Logistics and Supply Chain Management

BBM 411 Operations and Systems Management

BBM 412 Project Management

Electives (must select one):

Internship in Project Management.  Prerequisite(s): BBM 386 and BBM 412.


BBM 319 Business Ethics

BBM 330 Power and Negotiation

BBM 347 Interpersonal Skills and Professionalism

BBM 382 Sustainability and Energy Management

HRM 310 Organizational Development

HRM 321 Organizational Communication

This information applies to students who enter this degree program during the 2024-2025 Academic Year. If you entered this degree program before the Fall 2023 semester, please refer to the academic catalog for the year you began your degree program.