Develop Your Executive Project Management Skills

Regis University’s graduate certificate in Executive Project Management is designed to meet the needs of students who require project management, leadership and people management skills.
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Executive Project Management Graduate Certificate

Certificate Overview

The graduate certificate in Executive Project Management is designed for adults who wish to enhance their work-related knowledge and skills to advance themselves educationally. Both on-campus and online project management courses are offered.

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Total Credit Requirements: 15 credit hours

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Graduate Certificate Program Requirements

Listed below are the required courses for completion of this Executive Project Management graduate certificate at Regis University. Please note that recent course requirement updates may not be reflected in the list below and you should contact an enrollment counselor at 800.944.7667 for recent changes and updates.

This degree program requires 15.00 credit hours for completion. Please contact your advisor or the Office of Enrollment Services at 303.458.4126.

Certificate: Executive Project Management

MSM 602 - The Leadership Management Challenge

Developed jointly with Aubrey Daniels International, this course will survey key leadership perspectives and prepare the student to utilize technical tools to bring out the best in people.

Cross listing(s): MBAM 602.

MSM 651 - Delivering Org Excellence

Prepares learners to lead change by using the Baldrige Award criteria to explore process improvement opportunities within an organization so that it can deliver added value to its customers.

Pre-requisite: MSM*602 MSM*612

Cross listing(s): MBAO 651.

MSM 657/MBAO 603

The course descriptions for the above mentioned class could not be found. Please contact Academic Records & Registration at 303-458-4126 with questions. Some additional course information is available and shown here.

Leading Projects in Contemporary Organizations

MSM 658/MBAO 615

The course descriptions for the above mentioned class could not be found. Please contact Academic Records & Registration at 303-458-4126 with questions. Some additional course information is available and shown here.

Management of Project Performance

MSM 659 - Project Monitoring & Delivery

Examines various interrelated functions impacting project deliveries and how functions contribute to the strategic success of the enterprise. Provides the advanced knowledge required to develop, analyze and change a project plan, determine risk and allocate the necessary resources to effectively manage and complete a project in a simulated environment.

Pre-requisite: MSM*621 MSM*657 MSM*658

Cross listing(s): MBAO 659.

Course Descriptions

Listed below are the available courses offered at Regis University within this respective degree program. The courses below include the requirements as well as courses. Please contact an enrollment counselor at 800.944.7667 for recent changes and updates.

MSM 602 The Leadership Management Challenge (3.00)

Developed jointly with Aubrey Daniels International, this course will survey key leadership perspectives and prepare the student to utilize technical tools to bring out the best in people.

Cross listing(s): MBAM 602.

MSM 651 Delivering Org Excellence (3.00)

Prepares learners to lead change by using the Baldrige Award criteria to explore process improvement opportunities within an organization so that it can deliver added value to its customers.

Pre-requisite: MSM*602 MSM*612

Cross listing(s): MBAO 651.

MSM 657 Leading Projects in Contemporary Orgs (3.00)

Explores project management from a strategic perspective, focusing on development of leadership skills in the management of project teams. Examines the roles of the manager and management team; project selection, organization, and planning process; communications and negotiations; and the tactical and strategic implications in a project environment. Reviews management of business/computer information technology projects including development approaches, technical aspects of project estimation, and manual and automated project management tools.

Pre-requisite: MSM*602 MSM*612

Cross listing(s): MSM 655 MBAO 603.

MSM 658 Management of Project Performance (3.00)

Examines aspects of project risk, cost and schedule management. Identifies the management processes required to ensure the project is completed within budget and on schedule. Provides knowledge required to cost a project, develop a project plan, and allocate the necessary resources to manage a project; analyze risks and opportunities within projects, identify methods for reducing and mitigating risks, manage project performance, including quality, human resources, communications and procurement.

Pre-requisite: MSM*602 MSM*612 MSM*657

Cross listing(s): MBAO 615.

MSM 659 Project Monitoring & Delivery (3.00)

Examines various interrelated functions impacting project deliveries and how functions contribute to the strategic success of the enterprise. Provides the advanced knowledge required to develop, analyze and change a project plan, determine risk and allocate the necessary resources to effectively manage and complete a project in a simulated environment.

Pre-requisite: MSM*621 MSM*657 MSM*658

Cross listing(s): MBAO 659.

How to Apply

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A candidate for the Executive Project Management academic certificate program must apply and be accepted into the Master of Science in Organization Leadership degree program.

Regis University's College for Professional Studies (CPS) graduate academic certificates are designed for adults who are seeking new career opportunities, wish to enhance their work-related knowledge and skills and want to advance educationally. The graduate academic certificate represents a selection of courses from the Master of Science in Organization Leadership program that are offered for academic credit. These courses could eventually be included in a CPS graduate student's degree plan or stand alone as courses beyond the degree requirements.

Certificate recipients may include:

  • Individuals who already hold an undergraduate or graduate degree in one area and are seeking college graduate certification in another area (e.g. Project Management), but are not interested in completing a second bachelor's or master's degree.
  • Individuals who hold an undergraduate degree, but are not sure initially if they want to enroll in a degree-seeking program.

Requirements for the Master of Science in Organization Leadership graduate academic certificates:

  • A minimum of 15 credit hours of coursework
  • The courses offered within a given certificate will represent a coherent body of knowledge chosen in consultation with representatives of appropriate academic disciplines
  • The certificate program identifies the description of the courses required for completion and the recommended sequencing of those courses

Materials Needed for Application and Admission

Applicants seeking a graduate Executive Project Management certificate from the College for Professional Studies must possess a baccalaureate degree in any field of study from a U.S. regionally accredited college or university.

  • Application: Completed graduate application form
  • Application fee: $75.00 non-refundable application fee (waived for Regis University graduates)
  • Submit official degree-bearing transcript within 30 days of the date of application. Official transcript must reflect a baccalaureate degree awarded from a U.S. regionally accredited college or university. If official transcript is not received within 30 days you will be unable to register for future courses until the transcript is received. A complete file can be reviewed by faculty with a copy of the unofficial degree-bearing transcript from a U.S. regionally accredited college or university.

    Official transcript must be sent directly from your previously attended school to the CPS Admission Office.
  • Two years of full-time work experience
  • Copy of GMAT score, including minimum of 3.5 writing score or one completed admission essay
  • Current résumé
  • One online recommendation from a colleague or supervisor who knows your work in a professional setting and is able to give specific information about your abilities and potential. The application system will automatically send an email with a link and instructions on how to submit the recommendation directly to Regis.
  • Students with a cumulative GPA of 2.5 or less on the undergraduate degree-bearing transcript are required to take a writing/critical thinking course as the first class
  • Faculty interview
  • Additional admission requirements apply to international students who are non-U.S. citizens
  • The coursework of returning students (whose degree plans have expired) and/or transfer students must have been completed less than 10 years prior to the current admission into the degree program in order to be applied toward degree requirements.
  • Please remember: Applications that are incomplete and/or missing information will NOT be processed.

Applications due two weeks prior to start date.

Application Deadlines*

Class Starts Application Deadline
Summer 8W2 - July 1, 2013 June 17, 2013
Fall 8W1 - Aug. 26, 2013 Aug. 12, 2013
Fall 8W2 - Oct. 21, 2013 Oct. 7, 2013
Spring 8W1 - Jan. 6, 2014 Dec. 20, 2013
Spring 8W2 - March 3, 2014 Feb. 17, 2014

*Your application file including all requirements, documents and fees, must be completed by the application deadline.

Tuition

Classroom Tuition by Credit Hour
2013 -2014 Academic Year

Program Estimated Total Program Cost Semester Hours Required Cost per Semester Hour Estimated Fees for Program
Executive Project Management Graduate Certificate $10,650 15 $705 $75

Online Tuition by Credit Hour
2013 -2014 Academic Year

Program Estimated Total Program Cost Semester Hours Required Cost per Semester Hour Estimated Fees for Program
Executive Project Management Graduate Certificate $10,650 15 $705 $75