Career Training Certificate Program
Program Code: HGBSEONL-252
Total Study Hours: 190
Fees: ₦1,397,500 NGN
Learning Type: Self Paced
Hours of Access: 24
Duration of Access: 9 Months
Session Start Date:
How To Enroll
Call 0814-939-3435, or email your contact details including program of interest to firstname.lastname@example.org, and we will get back to you. You may also visit our office in Abuja, FCT to speak with a specialist.
This comprehensive program provides you with a thorough understanding of project management by combining the Essentials of Project Management with Mastering Project Management programs together. The program also combines knowledge of project management scheduling disciplines with the use of the Microsoft Project 2010 software.
In the Essentials of Project Management portion, you will gain a solid foundation of project management concepts and learn important terminology. This program is essential for anyone who is wanting a comprehensive training in project management. This program is based on Project Management Institute’s A Guide to the Project Management Body of Knowledge (PMBOK® Guide).
This program presents material sequentially, as it will likely occur in actual projects. You’ll gain a thorough understanding of how to apply project management concepts, in addition to any specific variations between them. Key and critical topics are explored in-depth as they are appropriate for a more intermediate and advanced level understanding. You will learn about project selection, developing project strategies, creating a schedule model, statusing and forecasting, project recovery, and more.
This program meets or exceeds the educational requirements for those interested in the Project Management Professional PMP and CAPM certifications.
You will learn how to do the following tasks as they relate to the essentials of project management:
You will learn how to do the following tasks as they relate to the mastery of project management:
You will learn how to do the following tasks as they relate to the Microsoft Project:
PMP, Project Management Professional, Project Management Professional (PMP), PMBOK, PgMP, PMI-RMP, CAPM, PMI-SP, PMI Scheduling Professional (PMI-SP) and the PMI REP Logo are registered marks of the Project Management Institute.
This program provides you with a thorough understanding of project management.
In the Essentials of Project Management portion of the program, you’ll gain a solid foundation of project management concepts and gain familiarity of important terminology. This is essential for anyone who is new to project management.
The Mastering Project Management portion of the program will help you gain a better understanding of how to apply project management concepts and make appropriate variations between them. You will learn more advanced project management tasks, such as how to select projects and develop strategies for them, how to create a complex schedule model, and how to identify and assess any risks in the project. You’ll learn about statusing and forecasting, in addition to project recovery concepts, and project termination.
This program combines knowledge of project management scheduling disciplines with the use of the Microsoft Project 2010 software. You’ll advance through Microsoft Project 2010 features and functions one step at a time, learning how to plan out your work and keep projects of any level on track using this powerful software. In addition, you will gain confidence and competency through hands-on practice. The Microsoft Project training is designed for beginners through advanced users of Microsoft Project.
The Project Management portion of this program is based on PMI’s A Guide to the Project Management Body of Knowledge (PMBOK® Guide), which establishes the international standard regarding the project management discipline. This program meets or exceeds the requirements for those interested in the Certified Associate in Project Management (CAPM®) and PMP certifications. Students who are interested in earning the CAPM and PMP credentials must schedule and pay for the exams on their own after program completion.
When you register, you receive nine (9) months to complete this program.
This program is not Mac compatible. It can only be taken on a PC. It is compatible with the Windows XP and later operating systems and IE 7 and later browsers. There are no specific computer requirements other than an Internet connection, e-mail account, Microsoft Word (for assignment submissions), and Windows Media Player (which is available as a free download). We recommend that you use the latest version of Internet Explorer in place of other Web browsers.
You either need to purchase Microsoft Project 2010 before enrolling in this program or you must already have it installed on your computer.
You can’t use Microsoft Project 2007 or any previously released versions of the Microsoft Project software for this program or Microsoft Project 2013 or any future software for this program. This is a hands-on course that calls out specific keystroke commands. The ribbon menu you’ll use was introduced in 2010, which means all previous editions will not be referenced correctly with the keystrokes. Future software (2013+) includes additional functions, features and menu options. Additional compatibility challenges may exist with using the provided practice files.
You can use Microsoft Project 2010 Standard for this program; however, the program will also cover some features/ functions that are only available in the Professional edition. The main difference is that you won’t be able to do the hands-on exercises associated with the more advanced functions.
Adobe Flash Player and Adobe Acrobat Reader are required for this program.
We will provide the required textbooks for this program:
This program has no prerequisites other than a basic knowledge of how to use a computer and the internet.
Nikki Choyce, PMP® has been involved in the project management field for almost 20 years and has worked as a consultant and trainer for much of that time. She is a Project Management Professional (PMP®) and very active in the project management community. She has worked in a variety of industries, including Information Technology, Insurance, Manufacturing, Marketing, Aerospace, Construction, and Telecommunications. She has worked with Microsoft Project for over 10 years.
1. Can I register for programs if I am an international student?
Yes, because our programs are online you never have to actually travel to the school. Most schools offer telephone or online registration.
2. How long does it take to complete a program?
All of our programs are self-paced and open enrollment, so you can start them when you want and finish them at your own pace. When you register, you receive nine (9) months to complete this program.
3. Do I have to buy additional materials?
You should already have Microsoft Project 2010 installed on your computer before enrolling in this program. If you don’t already have Microsoft Project 2010, you will need to purchase it for the program.
4. Can I get financial assistance?
Our courses are non-credit courses, so they do not qualify for federal aid.
5. What happens when I complete the program?
Upon successful completion of the program, you will be awarded a certificate of completion.
6. Am I guaranteed a job?
Our programs will provide you with the skills you need to obtain an entry-level position in most cases. We don’t provide direct job placement services, but our facilitators and career counselors will help you build your resume and are available to give advice on finding your first job. Facilitators will also be available to use as a professional reference upon completion of the program. Potential students should always do research on the job market in their area before registering.
7. Who will be my instructor?
Each student is paired with a facilitator for one-on-one interaction. The facilitator will be available (via e-mail) to answer any questions you may have and to provide feedback on your performance. All of our facilitators are successful working professionals in the fields in which they teach.
8. What software or hardware do I need in order to take online programs and what are the system requirements?
In order to take our online programs, you must have access to a computer and the Internet. You can access the program contents from any Web-enabled computer. You don’t have to use the same computer to log-in to the program every time. We recommend that you have a word-processing program (Microsoft Word is best) and the latest version of Internet Explorer.
9. Can I use a Mac?
No, this program cannot be taken on a Mac.
10. How can I get more information about this program?
If you have questions that are not answered on our website, please feel free to contact us via email or call us at the telephone number above. If you are visiting us during non-business hours, please feel free to send us a question using the “Contact Us” form to the right. We will answer your questions promptly.
11. When can I start the program?
Our programs are all open enrollment. You can register and start the program as soon as you are ready.
Please note: Once the program curriculum is accessed online or through submission of a material shipment confirmation, refunds cannot be issued.
12. Are there any state/national exams your students will be prepared to take once they successfully complete the program?
Students may wish to sit for the CAPM® and PMP® certification exams. Students will need to arrange and pay for the tests independently from this program.
13. I’m new to project management, is this program the right fit for me?
Yes. You will find that this program starts from the ground up laying a solid foundation of project management terminology and concepts. Then, after you gain a foundation, you will move on to mastering the concepts with a level of expertise that you can bring into the industry. You can even qualify to take national certifying exams.
14. I have Microsoft Project 2007 (2013, etc.). Can I use that instead of 2010?
No. This is a hands-on course that calls out specific keystroke commands. The ribbon menu was introduced in 2010 which means all previous editions will not be referenced correctly with keystrokes. Future software (2013+) includes additional functions, features and menu options. Additional compatibility challenges may exist with using the provided practice files.
15. I have Microsoft Project 2010 Standard. Can I use that?
Yes. Although this program will also cover some features / functions that are only available in the Professional edition, you will be provided with references to those functions. The main difference is that you won’t be able to do the hands-on exercises associated with those functions.
16. What does the PMI R.E.P. signify, and how does it help me?
The program is thought by Instructors at U.S. colleges that are global Registered Education Provider for the Project Management Institute (PMI). Registered Education Providers (R.E.P.s) offer programs and courses that are preapproved for professional development units through PMI and have been reviewed by a project management professional (PMP®) to ensure that they meet PMI’s expectations for professional development in project management.
This program/course is a good choice for those looking for project management experience and those aspiring to obtain a credential from PMI. It’s also an excellent choice for existing PMI credential holders looking for an approved activity for continuing certification PDUs. At the end of this course, you’ll be eligible to receive 190 PDUs, which is the equivalent to 190 program hours. You will need to create an account on pmi.org and add this course to your account in order to qualify for 190 PDUs. Please visit pmi.org to learn more about PMI credentials and how they may fit into your continuing education plans. (This course aligns to the PMI Talent Triangle™.)
For the Talent Triangle breakdown of PDUs for this course, please Click Here.
PMBOK® Guide, PMI®, PMP®, and the PMI R.E.P. logo are either marks or registered marks of the Project Management Institute, Inc.
17. What if I don’t have enough time to complete my program within the time frame provided?
The time allotted to complete your program has been calculated based on the number of hours for each program, so don’t worry too much about not completing in time. If, after a concerted effort, you are still unable to complete, your Student Advisor will help you work out a suitable completion date. Please note that a fee may be charged for an extension.