ASc Project Management

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Course Description

The Associate of Science in Project Management is designed to meet the needs of a growing academic population. It is also intended to prepare and develop professionals who would be able to scientifically design and manage the implementation of projects in the industrial, commercial, technological and social sectors.

Credits and Hours

This Associate of Science Project Management programme will consist of 68 credits.

PROJECT MANAGEMENT

Associate of Science Degree (AS) – 68 credits

General Education Courses 18 Credits

CIS 100           Introduction to Computer Information Systems 3

ENG 110          Fundamentals of Writing 3

LOG 120          Critical Thinking 3

MAT 100          Mathematics 3

RES 100          Research Methods and Statistics 3

LBS 100           Introduction to Industrial Relations 3

Programme Concentration 47 Credits

PRM 115         Management Concepts and Principles 3

PRM 120         Fundamentals of Project Management 3

PRM 125         Project Identification and Selection Strategies 3

PRM 135         Proposal Development and Costing 3

PRM 145         Fundamentals of Project Planning 3

PRM 170         Project Scheduling 3

PRM 200         Project Executing and Implementing Strategies 3

PRM 210         Fundamentals of Project Monitoring and Control 3

PRM 211         Procurement for Projects 3

PRM 225         Quality Management 3

PRM 230         Managing Project Teams 3

PRM 240         Risk Management 3

PRM 250         Schedule Application Techniques 3

PRM 255         Internship 3

PRM 260         Research Project 5

Supporting Courses 3 Credits

COM 201 Technical Report Writing and Presentation Skills 3

* Note: Students must successfully complete MAT 100 Mathematics, ENG 110 Fundamentals of Writing and RES 100 Research Methods and Statistics before registering for PRM 260 Research Project.

Programme Purpose

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

  • Acquire knowledge of how to manage projects
  • Understand the importance and effectiveness of controlling systems and mechanisms in a project environment
  • Develop, use and analyze the tools and strategies for monitoring and controlling projects
  • Demonstrate knowledge of the forms of control used in Project Management
  • Acquire the tools and strategies necessary for the practical application of the concepts to project management
  • Understand the importance of managing, allocating and using resources to achieve a given goal for efficient and effective outcomes
  • Understand the importance of professionalism and integrity in the execution of projects
  • Gain the knowledge and skills which will prepare them for International Certification for Project Management Professionals (PMP)

Entry Requirements

In order to be admitted to the Programme applicants will be required to possess at least one of the following:

  • Five (5) or more CXC/GCE passes inclusive of Mathematics and English Language
  • Five (5) years of Project Management Experience
  • CCLCS Diploma in Project Management

Exemptions

Students who have completed the CCLCS Diploma in Project Management in 2008 and before can be exempted from the following course as follows:

  • PRM 120 Fundamentals of Project Management
  • PRM 125 Project Identification and Proposal Development
  • PRM 135 Proposal Development and Costing
  • PRM 210 Fundamentals of Project Monitoring and Control
  • PRM 250 Schedule Application Techniques
  • PRM 225 Quality Management
  • PRM 260 Research Project

Tuition Fees

Full payment of fees is required when registering for classes. Cipriani College is now a participant in GATE – Government’s Assistance for Tuition Expenses. The tuition fees listed below apply only to non-nationals. Citizens of Trinidad and Tobago are eligible for free tertiary education. The Board of Governors reserves the right to change tuition and fee charges when necessary without notice. Fees and tuition are not transferable.

For a list of fees, refer to our College Fees as well as Institution Fees.

The Board of Governors reserves the right to change tuition and fee charges when necessary without notice. Fees and tuition are not transferable.