At the heart of every project is requirements analysis. It's a critical skill set, leveraged across the spectrum of project work. This program provides practicing project managers with a solid framework and understanding of the process of developing requirements. It also emphasizes the need to engage stakeholders throughout the process to ensure outcomes meet the desired needs of the organization.
This graduate certificate allows you to possess an in-demand skill set. It gives you a better opportunity at finding entry-level positions as a PMO analyst or entry-level business analyst. And it prepares you with the knowledge, skills, and tools needed to create and manage requirements to meet stakeholder needs effectively.
In this program, you will:
- Develop a strong framework and understanding of the role of business analyst
- Understand and analyze the voice of the customer and explore potential solutions for their needs
- Apply tools and techniques to elicit requirements (business requirements, stakeholder requirements)
- Translate the needs of the business into clear, concise, quality requirements (solution requirements, functional and nonfunctional requirements)
- Apply analytical skills in the business analysis process
- Develop a personal leadership strategy for success as a business analyst
Complete all courses and requirements listed below unless otherwise indicated.
|PJM 5900||Foundations of Project Management 1||4|
|PJM 6610||Foundations of Project Business Analysis||3|
|PJM 6620||Project Business Analysis: Needs Assessment||3|
|PJM 6630||Project Business Analysis: Requirements Planning and Analysis||3|
|PJM 6640||Leadership Strategies for the Business Analyst||3|
PJM 5900 is for students with less than three years of experience directing or leading project tasks and is recommended for students who do not have a basic working knowledge of Microsoft Project software. Students who do not complete PJM5900 take project management electives to satisfy required program credits.
|Experiential Learning Projects for Professionals|
|Integrative Experiential Learning|
|Project Evaluation and Assessment|
|Managing Troubled Projects|
|Global Project Management|
|Project Resource Management|
|Project Stakeholder Management|
|Leading and Managing Technical Projects|
|Communication Skills for Project Managers|
|Leading Remote Project Teams|
Program Credit/GPA Requirements
16 total quarter hours required
Minimum 3.000 GPA required