Carroll College, Helena Montana

Project Management Certificate

Project Managment Certificate

Project Managment CertificateCarroll College’s Project Management Certificate provides the training to become a successful Project Manager. The program is open to individuals and currently-enrolled students.

The courses include classroom instruction and hands-on projects to:

  • Define, organize and manage the components of various sized projects;
  • Develop, analyze and monitor project budgets to give accurate financial projections and reports; and
  • Monitor project progress to avoid delays and missed deadlines.

A project manager is the person accountable for accomplishing the stated project objectives through task segregation, sequencing, assigning costs and time frames, and monitoring progress. Key project management responsibilities include creating clear and attainable project objectives, building the project requirements, and managing cost, time, and scope.

Project management tackles the teamwork and leadership issues that are part of moving projects and organizations forward successfully. Large projects are a part of almost any organization’s work. Successful project managers are well paid and highly sought after in the construction industry, engineering, architecture, information technology, telecommunication, and many other fields in the production, design and service industries. According to a survey conducted by Computer Economics, a consulting firm, the number of project managers on information technology teams has increased from 2.0% of total staff in 2006 to 4.5% in 2009.