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Project Management Technical Diploma

Program Code: 311962

The Project Management Technical Diploma encompasses personnel and qualitative issues, as well as the technical, quantitative aspects of managing projects. Courses immerse students in teamwork and team dynamics, helping them develop the skills to tackle complex projects and the savvy to synthesize diverse perspectives. Topics covered include project integration, scheduling, scope and planning, human resources, communication, quality, costs, monitoring, and procurement. The combination of courses build the skills necessary for the role of project manager within a variety of industries.

Follow Your Path

Some credits from this technical diploma apply toward the following associate degree(s):

Employment Potential

A graduate of the program will have the potential for employment in the following areas:

  • Project Assistant
  • Project Leader
  • Project Manager
  • Project Coordinator
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Requirements for Program Entry

  • Completed application.
  • High school transcript or equivalent. For a list of equivalents, go to www.nwtc.edu/gettingstarted.
  • To be admitted to this program, learners must achieve a prior cumulative high school or college grade point average of 2.6 or higher OR a satisfactory academic skills assessment score. College grade point average must be based on 15 credits or more. To learn more about starting this program, please contact an academic advisor at (920) 498-5444 or (888) 385-6982.
  • It is recommended that a student have basic computer skills in Word, Excel, and PowerPoint prior to entering the Project Management program.
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Curriculum
Curriculum: Students following the study plan below will complete the Project Management technical diploma in the number of semesters shown.
First Semester
Semester Total
16
Second Semester
Semester Total
14
Total Credits
30

Program Outcomes

  • Identify the different stages involved in project planning.
  • Successfully employ common project management tools.
  • Utilize relevant milestones in monitoring and measuring progress taking account of budget, expenditure and risk management.
  • Demonstrate effective interpersonal communications and conflict management techniques.
  • Employ common software tools for project management.
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Study Abroad Opportunities

The International Programs staff continually seeks opportunities for students to travel abroad for educational experiences that may be offered in association with program courses. To find out more about which of your program courses may offer an opportunity during this academic year, contact your academic advisor or visit nwtc.edu/studyabroad.

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