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Project Management

Department Overview
Every type of occupation employs project managers. The Pierce College Project Management program teaches students to apply industry standards to plan, execute, monitor, control and close a project. These are marketable, high demand workplace skills that can benefit students seeking to enter a competitive workforce, as well as veteran workers needing to refresh their skills and pursue promotion opportunities.

Program Outcomes
Understand and apply project management best practices from the Project Management Institute (PMI) in the Project Management Body of Knowledge (PMBOK Guide).

Provide a foundation covering the framework, terminology, and concepts for project management.

Introduce and apply the fundaments of Microsoft Project 2010 (or current software).

Understand and apply project management tools and techniques to plan, manage, and close a project.

Display proactive behavior in project development and completion.

Be able to question, search for answers and meaning, and develop ideas that lead to action.

Critical, Creative, and Reflective Thinking:
Graduates will evaluate, analyze, and synthesize information and ideas in order to construct informed, meaningful, and justifiable conclusions.