Earn Your University of Fairfax Project Management And Quality Assurance Graduate Certificate Online

The Project Management And Quality Assurance certification program consists of 3 online courses (9 credit hours).

Project management and quality assurance skills are the most sought after skill-sets in today's highly competitive, matrixed, and global workforce. Graduates of this certificate program will learn how to manage, deliver, and lead complex projects and to deliver those projects on-time and under budget. Graduates will also learn the valuable quality assurance and process improvement that drive efficiency and waste reduction. This certificate program is unique in that it trains students in the best practices of Six Sigma LEAN (quality assurance) and the Project Management Institute's (PMI) methodology (project management) - two of the most sought after and lucrative skill-sets that will give graduates a competitive edge in the job market. Upon completion of this certificate program, graduates should be prepared to take the PMI's Project Management Professional (PMP) examination and will have their Six Sigma white and green belts in hand.

Courses


MB6800   Project Management (PMP Bootcamp)

Students taking this course will examine the practices, processes, and concepts of project management. Students will review steps and procedure when managing a project in a global environment as well as the planning and management of risk and constraints that are a part of all projects. Students have the option of completing the PMP practice examination in week 8 (no credit). This is exam labelled, "OPTIONAL PMP PRACTICE TEST" is optional. Students may want to take it in order to be better prepared for the actual PMP test they can register for and take with the Project Management Institute (www.PMI.org). (3 credit hours)


MB6350   Six Sigma Lean (Green Belt)

Students will be are presented with the concepts and methodologies that encompass a Six-Sigma / LEAN projects and how they are used to reduce waste and improve quality and safety within business processes. (3 credit hours) With the successful completion of this class and the final examination in week 8, students will earn their Six Sigma Green Belt certification. The final "Six Sigma Green Belt certification examination" is optional. If you do not want the belt, do not complete the exam; however, you must complete and pass all other elements of the class to pass the class. NOTE: you may not take the "Six Sigma Green Belt certification examination" after the class has ended.


MB6850   Managing Quality (White Belt)

This course will cover principles of quality management and will focus on continuous improvement, customer satisfaction, delivering quality processes and/or products through continuous improvement and employee involvement. (3 credit hours) With the successful completion of this class and the final examination in week 8, students will earn their Six Sigma White Belt certification. The final "Six Sigma White Belt certification examination" is optional. If you do not want the belt, do not complete the exam; however, you must complete and pass all other elements of the class to pass the class. NOTE: you may not take the "Six Sigma White Belt certification examination" after the class has ended.