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Project Management: What's Next?

 

Did you know that 1/5 of the world’s GDP (Gross Domestic Product, US $12 trillion) will be spent on projects this year? Or that the demand for project professionals is expected to increase by 1.2 million jobs per year for the next decade?  In light of those numbers from the Project Management Institute (PMI®), it’s no wonder project management has emerged as one of today’s top fields.

 

As the economy rebuilds, working efficiently while saving costs has become a major focus for companies and government agencies alike. According to the PMI®, “Organizations that range from global businesses to governments and NGOs [non-government organizations] have identified project management and skilled project managers as the key to their success.”

 

Being a certified project manager (CAPM® or PMP®) is a good start to moving up the corporate ladder. However, if you want to have your résumé standout from your competitors’, there is something else you can do – earn your MBA with a specialization in Project Management.

 

Today, many colleges and universities are catering to the project management field with online MBAs specializing in project management. When it comes to earning your MBA, you should consider the institution you’d be earning the degree from just as much as the program itself. Some important factors to look at when choosing your institute of higher learning are: history, reputation and accreditation.

 

Online Convenience Coupled With Academic Excellence
Florida Tech for instance, is not only a regionally accredited, traditional university; it’s a U.S. News & World Report-ranked Best National University. Florida Tech’s 100% online MBA with a specialization in Project Management is unique because of its state-of-the-art multimedia, video-based e-learning platform. Plus, no GRE or GMAT is required! You can log in to your classes at your convenience, 24/7, wherever you have Internet access.

 

Just to give you a glimpse at a few benefits of earning this specialized MBA online from Florida Tech, you will:
• Create your own business plan using your newly acquired skills, from critical business concepts to marketing
• Experience hands-on development of project plans
• Learn how to strategize, plan and implement at business and corporate levels
• Add this impressive credential to your résumé the moment you start your MBA program

 

Additional reasons to pursue an MBA with a specialization in Project Management:
• The average compensation for U.S. project management practitioners is $101,505 – PMI® Project Management Salary Survey-Fourth Edition.
• For the first time in the Dice Annual Salary Survey, two titles averaged more than $100,000 with Project Management joining IT Management in the $100,000+ club. Project Managers saw their salaries rise by 5% in 2007.
• Dice.com job postings seeking a “project manager” or “project management” have grown 25% since January 2007 and 50% since January 2006.

 

Want to know more? Find out how you can complete this nationally recognized degree from Florida Tech in two years or less – 100% online!

Subjects

Advanced Project Management
Agile
Application Lifecycle Management
Basic Project Management
Best Practices
Budgeting and Forecasting
Business Analysis
Coaching
Communication
Conflict Management
Consulting Skills
Contracts and Vendor Management
Cultural Change Management
Estimating
Facilitation
Governance
Government
Leadership
Metrics
Negotiation
PMO
Portfolio Management
Problem Solving
Process Management
Program Management
Project Accounting
Quality Management
Requirements Management
Risk Management
Scheduling
Strategy
Team Building
Virtual Team Management

Focus/Goals

Certification: APMC (International Institute for Learning)
Certification: CAPM (Project Management Institute)
Certification: CBAP (International Institute of Business Analysis)
Certification: Certified Project Management Associate (International Project Management Association)
Certification: Certified Project Manager (International Project Management Association)
Certification: Certified Projects Director (International Project Management Association)
Certification: Certified SCRUM Master (The SCRUM Alliance)
Certification: Certified SCRUM Practitioner (The SCRUM Alliance)
Certification: Certified Senior Project Manager (International Project Management Association)
Certification: CPM (Intl. Association of Project & Program Mgmt)
Certification: FAPM (Association for Project Management (UK))
Certification: ITIL Foundation Certification
Certification: ITIL Practitioner Certification
Certification: Lean Six Sigma Certification
Certification: MAPM (Association for Project Management (UK))
Certification: MPM (American Academy of Project Managers)
Certification: PgMP (Project Management Institute)
Certification: PMP (Project Management Institute)
Certification: PRINCE2 Foundation (PRINCE2)
Certification: PRINCE2 Practitioner (PRINCE2)
Certification: ACP (Project Management Institute)
Degree: Associates in Project Management
Degree: Bachelors in Project Management
Degree: Certificate in Project Management
Degree: Masters In Project Management
Skill Development: Defined Skills
Skill Development: Soft Skills
Tool-specific: MS Project
Tool-specific: Other

Delivery Methods

Book-based
Conference
Group at your location
Mentoring
Online Interactive
Scheduled at vendor location
Seminar
Webinar

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