BSc Project Management

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Course Description

Cipriani College of Labour and Co-operative Studies (CCLCS) was the first institution in Trinidad and Tobago that offered tertiary level training in Project Management at the Diploma level. This Programme started in 1998 and the Associate of Science Degree in Project Management was introduced in 2004. In 2008 CCLCS created history by offering the Bachelor of Science Degree in Project Management.

Credits and Hours

This Bachelor degree in Human Resource Management programme will consist of 122 credits, 57 additional credit hours beyond the Associate of Arts degree (65 credits).

PROJECT MANAGEMENT

Bachelor of Science Degree (BSc) – 121 credits

General Education Courses 33 Credits

CAS 130          Caribbean Studies 3

CIS 100           Introduction to Computer Information Systems 3

COM 201         Technical Report Writing and Presentation Skills 3

ECN 100          Introduction to Economics 3

ENG 110          Fundamentals of Writing 3

LOG120           Critical Thinking 3

MAT100           Mathematics 3

PSY 100          Introduction to Psychology 3

RES 100          Research Methods and Statistics 3

SOC 100          Introduction to Sociology 3

SPN 100          Introduction to Spanish 3

Programme Concentration 73 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

PRM 300         Evaluating Project Results 3

PRM 310         Contract Administration and Negotiation 3

PRM 320         Leadership in Project Management Environment 3

PRM 330         Communication and Stakeholders Management 3

PRM 400         Project Closure and Post Project Support 3

PRM 410         Environmental and Social Impact of Projects 3

PRM 420         Project Implementation and Organisational Change 3

PRM 460         Research Paper 5

 Supporting Courses 9 Credits

LBS 100           Introduction to Industrial Relations 3

MAT 300          Advanced Statistics 3

RES 300          Advanced Research Methods 3

 Electives 6 Credits

2 Electives must be chosen from any third year or fourth year courses in any programme

PRE-REQUISITES

PRM 120 – Fundamentals of Project Management is a pre-requisite for all other

Project Management Courses. Students must successfully complete this course in

semester 1. PRM 145 – Fundamentals of Project Planning is a pre-requisite for PRM

200 – Project Executing and Implementing Strategies.

PRE-REQUISITES

Students must successfully complete RES 100 Research Methods and Statistics,

MAT 100 Mathematics and RES 300 Advanced Research Methods before registering

for PRM 460 Research Paper

Programme Purpose

Upon successful completion of the Bachelor’s Programme students will

  • Know and understand the tools, techniques, principles, practices and methodologies of Project Management
  • Demonstrate an appreciation for the various tools, techniques, practices and methodologies of Project Management
  • Gain an understanding of the interrelationship among of the various tools, techniques, practices and methodologies of Project Management
  • Develop the practical skills to apply this knowledge to the processes of Project Management to achieve project success within project constraints
  • Acquire the skills to undertake research in Project Management
  • Acquire the competencies to satisfactorily complete the Project Management Professional Examination

Entry Requirements

  • Students with 5 CXC/GCE passes including Mathematics and English Language
  • Five (5) years of Project Management Experience
  • CCLCS Diploma in Project Management (2008 and before)
  • CCLCS Associate of Science Degree (Students will enter at year 3 full-time or year 4 part-time

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.

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

Future Opportunities/Career Path

With the right training, credentials and experience, Cipriani College BSc-PM graduates can work as Poject Assistant, Project Team Member, Project Team Leader or Project Manager.