Leading And Managing Technical Projects, Graduate Certificate

Whether you’re an established project manager, or you're working in a technical field and aspire to be one, Northeastern’s Graduate Certificate in Leading and Managing Technical Projects seeks to give you the foundational skills and practical knowledge you need to be successful. 

Through courses you take online, our technical project management curriculum will give you the opportunity to:

  • Develop the leadership and management skills to lead technical projects
  • Learn how to communicate technical content to a nontechnical audience
  • Gain practice leading remote teams, including global teams
  • Plan and schedule projects using the most current and relevant methodologies
  • Develop a personal leadership approach to motivate and inspire others 

And should you choose, you can apply the credits you earn toward your certificate directly to our master’s in project management, master’s in leadership, master’s in corporate and organizational communication, or master’s in Informatics.

Complete all courses and requirements listed below unless otherwise indicated.

Required Courses

PJM 6000Project Management Practices3
PJM 6205Leading and Managing Technical Projects3
PJM 6210Communication Skills for Project Managers3
PJM 6215Leading Remote Project Teams3
PJM 6220Planning and Scheduling Technical Projects3

Elective

Complete one of the following:3
Information Technology Project Management
Managing Troubled Projects
Global Project Management

Program Credit/GPA Requirements

18 total quarter hours required
Minimum 3.000 GPA required