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Learn to effectively initiate projects and develop a product strategy that works.
Synthesize project requirements and controls to develop a comprehensive plan of action.
Implement plans and procedures to manage your projects through the development phase.
Assess project success through evaluation of relevant performance metrics.
Conclude your projects through final approval and closure activities.
Evaluate individual skills and performance in legal, ethical, and professional arenas.
Our program offers additional benefits you might be interested in.
Gain skills that align with select PMI®* and CompTIA certifications, and receive vouchers to take them for free.
This program incorporates interprofessional learning to give you a comprehensive view of the business and IT professions.
This is the only online bachelor’s business project management specialization in North America accredited by PMI-GAC.*
We know you’re busy—you need a learning experience tailored to your
life, not the other way around. That's why Capella offers two 100%
competency-based, online learning formats to best fit your needs.
Which learning format is right for you? Take our Path Finder Quiz.
Our original learning format offers extra structure for those who
want it. We'll set the schedule, you meet the deadlines.
Our self-paced learning format lets you take courses at your own
speed, moving onto the next course when you're ready.
*This is only an estimate, using general program
pricing. Your price may be higher or lower depending on
your specialization, transfer credits, tuition discounts, and (in
FlexPath) the speed at which you move through the program. Fees,
including application fees and resource kits, are not included in
this estimate. The GuidedPath prices show the tuition you would pay
if you brought in the average number of transfer credits or the
maximum allowed transfer credits. The FlexPath prices show the
tuition you would pay if you brought in an average number of
transfer credits and you moved at the speed of a typical FlexPath
student or as quickly as the fastest FlexPath students (90th
percentile). New or recently revised programs base their estimate on
comparable programs. Military Tuition Assistance (TA) is not
available for FlexPath.
Speak with an enrollment counselor to get a personalized cost estimate for what you can expect to pay.
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The curriculum in Capella’s online bachelor’s in business, project
management degree focuses on development of technical skills,
professional behavior, and strategic awareness that is required to
make informed decisions.
Process Groups and Knowledge Areas in Project Management
This course covers the project life cycle and project management
processes. This includes initiating, planning, executing, monitoring
and control, and closing. Learners analyze the relationship of the
process groups to the Project Management Institute (PMI) knowledge
areas and develop the documents and deliverables required for each
stage of the project life cycle. Learners are also introduced to the
importance of people‐ oriented skills, such as communications, team
building and leadership. Finally, learners apply the knowledge learned
in the development and managing of a project.
|6 quarter credits|
Integration and Scope Management
In this course, learners cover integration management and scope
management knowledge areas. Learners identify and examine the
processes, tools, and techniques used to integrate activities from
execution to project completion, and manage the interdependencies
among the project management knowledge areas. Learners create the
scope management plan component of the project management plan and
emphasize a system solutions approach for gathering and defining
business requirements and leveraging project change management for
controlling project scope. Finally, learners consider the importance
of developing strategic business and leadership skills, such as
listening, problem solving, team building, market awareness, and
customer relationship skills.
|6 quarter credits|
Scheduling, Cost, and Quality Management
This course focuses on project scheduling and cost and quality
management in a business or information technology (IT) project
context. Learners study project scheduling, costs and quality
management processes, including quality planning, quality assurance,
and quality control. Learners also monitor project results to evaluate
compliance with schedule, costs and quality standards and gain an
understanding of the steps involved in planning, performing, and
controlling a business or IT project. Learners are introduced to a
variety of scheduling, cost and quality tools that can be used
independently or conjunctively. Finally, learners explore project
management software to help in developing a project schedule.
|6 quarter credits|
Human Resources and Motivation Management
In this course, learners sample strategies for improving creativity,
teamwork, and job satisfaction within a project team by creating and
developing a project and recruiting team members. Learners study the
theories on individual motivation and how it fits in the
organizational structure. Learners examine the strengths and
weaknesses of organizational development supporting project team
member development to gain knowledge of how to effectively motivate
project team members. Learners also gain understanding about virtual
teams, how to effectively manage them, and evaluate the link between
personality traits and resolving team conflicts and how to effectively
communicate with your team to manage change.
|6 quarter credits|
Communication and Stakeholder Management
Learners in this course focus on project communication and
stakeholder management knowledge areas. Learners cover the processes,
tools, and techniques used to manage project communications and
stakeholders across project management process groups and emphasize
executive project sponsorship as a strategic tool for project success.
Learners also acquire skills in strategic business management and
leadership: customer relationship and satisfaction, operational
functions, conflict management, negotiation, listening, problem
solving, and team building.
|6 quarter credits|
Concentrations let you hone in on your specific area of interest that
can get you even closer to your exact career goals. The concentrations
you earn will be included on your transcript.
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For this team, it's more than resumes and interview tips. It's about thoughtful and strategic career planning—beyond graduation.
Five "soft skills" project managers need to be competitive in the field.
From entry-level to executive, a look at three career paths for project managers to consider.
Here are just some of the career options you could explore with our
online project management degree.
*These are examples intended to serve as a general guide. Some
positions may prefer or even require previous experience, licensure,
certifications, and/or other designations along with a degree. Because
many factors determine what position an individual may attain, Capella
cannot guarantee that a graduate will secure any specific job title, a
promotion, salary increase, or other career outcome. We encourage you
to research requirements for your job target and career goals.
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