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Description

The MCC Project Management Academy is a comprehensive education program suitable for all background and experience levels in project management. The program infuses a diverse curriculum of project management principles, real world application and culminates with a capstone project integrating many of the concepts and best practices learned in the foundation of the program. Upon successful demonstration of project management knowledge and skills through the capstone project, students achieve a MCC Project Management Academy Certificate

All curriculum is approved through the Project Management Institute (PMI)®, taught by PMI certified instructors, and are authorized for PMI Continuing Education credits.

Why get a PMP certification?

TThe PMP recognized certification for project managers since it is a global certification and validates ability to speak and understand the global language of project management best practice application.

Courses

Foundations of Project Management

This course introduces participants to the essentials of project management. From the standpoint of a single, stand-alone project, students go through the project life cycle to manage a real project in the workplace. Topics include project life cycles, including initiation, planning, executing, controlling, and closing. Subjects addressed include project charter, creating a WBS, network diagramming, finalizing the project plan, scope management, earned value measurement, and change control. This course is for project team members, project managers, and key stakeholders. Course is eligible for PDU's.

Project Requirements, Procurement and Cost Management

This course introduces participants to the key concepts, methodologies, and best practices of collecting and managing project requirements, project estimating, budgeting, financial justification, and cost control. Topics include procurement planning, contract selection, source selection, procurement documents and procurement execution and control. The topic of earned value management, a technique commonly employed on larger projects to track progress and performance, will also be covered. Subjects addressed include the process for collecting and analyzing requirements, defining scope through effective WBS practices, procurement planning, execution, and contract control. This course is for project team members, project managers, key stakeholders, and professionals who desire a career in project management. Course is eligible for PDU's.

Project Leadership

This course addresses the people side of project management and how to be an effective project leader. Topics include strategic planning process at both the organizational and project level. All topics are taught with case studies, exercises, and discussion. This course is designed for project managers, program managers, executives, sponsors, team members involved with driving success in projects in the context of dynamic change and shifting organizational strategies and professionals who desire a career in project management. Course is eligible for PDU's.

Project Quality, Control and Risk Management

This course introduces participants to the key concepts, methodologies, and best practices and approaches of project management, quality and control, and philosophies and techniques. Topics include planning, quality assurance, performance control, establishing project metrics, change control and configuration, categorization of complexity, project sponsorship, stakeholder analysis and communication and techniques for managing large, high uncertainty and "edge of chaos" projects. Participants work in a team environment with hands-on activities. This course is for project team members, project managers, key stakeholders, and professionals who desire a career in project management. Course is eligible for PDU's.

Project Management Capstone Simulation

This course ties together many of the salient challenges of project management in order to give students the deepest possible understanding of the complexities involved in undertaking a project. Participants employ and develop skills pertinent to personnel selection and training, motivation, conflict management, and stakeholder management. This course is for project team members, project managers, and key stakeholders.

PMI Project Management Professional (PMP) Prepare Exam Prep

This course is designed to prepare students to take and pass the Project Management Institute PMP exam. This course takes participants through the initiating, planning, execution, controlling and closing processes and uses group exercises as a hands-on approach to reinforce key concepts. Participants are given practical tips, memory joggers, best-practice advice on effective test taking, and recommended study materials and methods. Practice tests are included. This course is for students who desire to effectively manage and control a project through completion, have previously taken the Foundations of Project Management course, and aspire to pass the PMP certification test.

Contact

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Course Instructors

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Kevin Turgeon

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Nora Ewies

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Terri Grebel