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Complete the Project Management Certificate through SLU Online
Saint Louis University's online Project Management certification program can help you acquire effective project management knowledge and skills that can be applied to organizations, departments and other environments.
The global disbursement and availability of technology has ushered in a truly global economy. Globalization has resulted in tremendous pressure on organizations to constantly lower their cost structures.
Just-in-time inventory, outsourcing, lean manufacturing and off-shoring are just a few of the better-known concepts that have become widely adopted in response to this pressure. These practices have, in turn, led to changes in the very nature of the work being performed. At SLU, our project management courses in St. Louis, MO, can help you learn the nuances of these processes and more. If you have an interest in taking project management classes online, consider choosing us.
One of the most significant changes in this knowledge- and information-based economy has been the increase in the amount of work being performed on a project basis. Project-based work has helped organizations to:
- Become more efficient (lowering their costs)
- Increase their effectiveness in meeting their goals and objectives
- Improve their flexibility in responding to rapidly changing market conditions
A project is broadly defined by the Project Management Institute (PMI)® as "a temporary endeavor undertaken to create a unique product, service, or result." The temporary aspect of project management is what differentiates it from routine, operational work. Project-based work is temporary in the sense that projects have a definite life span even though that life may span multiple years.
PMI has named Saint Louis University as a Registered Education Provider (R.E.P.) R.E.P.s are organizations that have been approved by PMI to help project managers achieve and maintain the Project Management Professional (PMP)®, Program Management Professional (PgMP)® and other PMI professional credentials. These organizations have met PMI's rigorous quality criteria for course content, instructor qualification and instructional design.
Project management practices have spread across multiple disciplines from technology to manufacturing, from real estate to construction, and from sales management to service. Through project-based learning, the minor and project management certification program at Saint Louis University prepares you for the widespread applicability of project management standards and the broad array of fields that are employing project management professionals. Learn more about the various career opportunities in project management here.
Students may choose this 21-credit hour program as a minor in project management combined with a major in pursuit of a bachelor's degree, or as a stand-alone project management certificate. SLU offers our project management classes online, as well as in a blended online/on-ground format.
For more information about our project management courses in St. Louis, Mo, contact us today.
PMI is a registered mark of the Project Management Institute, Inc.