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Project Management, Certificate of Accomplishment


The Project Management Certificate of Accomplishment addresses the increasing importance of team work in the business environment. The program is designed to provide an understanding of the concepts, tools, and techniques of formal project management. Concepts and methods learned are immediately usable in the workplace, leading to a greater retention of newly acquired skills, measurable project improvements, and the achievement of desired project results. The program focuses on key concepts in each of the process and knowledge areas of project management to create a unique learning experience that prepares students to manage projects in a global, multicultural, and online environment.

Program Level Student Learning Outcomes

Upon completion of this program, students will be able to:

  1. Effectively communicate solutions to business problems, using appropriate language and tools and demonstrating understanding of business terms and concepts.
  2. Analyze and recommend effective business decisions/solutions using a systematic, evaluative, and information-based approach.
  3. Develop and exhibit high standards of professional practice, demonstrating awareness of ethical and social responsibilities in today’s multicultural, team-oriented, rapidly-changing global environment.

Certificate Graduation Requirements

A Certificate is awarded upon completion of the required coursework with a grade of C or higher in each course. To receive the certificate, the student must file a petition for graduation during his/her final semester. In addition:

Certificate of Accomplishment

  • Students must also earn a minimum of 12 units of coursework at Coastline, excluding experiential credit.
  • A student with prior experience may be excused from certain certificate courses.
  • 50 percent of the certificate program’s units must be completed at Coastline no matter how the total number of units required for the certificate can be met.
Course Title Units
Required Courses
Students will complete all of the following:
BUS C100Introduction to Business3
BUS C101Introduction to Project Management3
BUS C102Advanced Project Management (PMP)3
MS C102Human Relations in Business3
MS C144Introduction to Leadership3
Total Units15