TU offers certificate in Project, Program and Portfolio Management

Innovative post-baccalaureate program prepares professionals to meet global demands

TOWSON, Md. (March 15, 2011)—The College of Business and Economics at Towson University will introduce a post -baccalaureate certificate in Project, Program and Portfolio Management beginning this fall.

The program is designed to help students and professionals hone skills needed to execute challenging projects successfully, take on the task of overseeing and scheduling larger and more complicated programs, and develop business and industry portfolios, including risk analysis and project investment analysis.

A blend of theory and practice, the certificate will help managers to develop professionally and further their careers within a broad range of industries. The program may be of particular interest to those affected by Base Realignment and Closure relocations.

“Professional education in project management ensures that future project and program managers are ready to meet global demands,” says Eric W. Perlstein, president of the Project Management Institute, Baltimore Chapter.

“Regardless of your industry or mission, project management is the value driver that helps your organization get the most out of its performance. The foundation provided by this certificate sets a new standard for combining real-world practices with a cutting-edge approach to the discipline.”

The program is offered exclusively at the HEAT Center in Harford County. Five courses are required for the post-baccalaureate certificate, which can be completed within a year with continuous enrollment. Courses are offered in the evenings to accommodate working professionals. Additional classes are scheduled for the spring and summer terms of 2012.

For more information about the post-baccalaureate certificate in Project, Program and Portfolio Management, visit the program website.






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