Welcome to the University of Maryland A. James Clark School of Engineering’s Project Management Center for Excellence. We are delighted that you are considering our curriculum of study in project management. The program is an excellent choice as our credentials are second to none. We are the sixth program world-wide, and the first program in an engineering school to be accredited by the Project Management Institute’s (PMI) Global Accreditation Center. We are also designated by PMI as a “Global Registered Educational Provider”.
The Project Management Program at the University of Maryland, College Park, is unique from other graduate programs in project management because:
The Project Management Program offers many educational opportunities in Project Management:
All of the classes are offered in the afternoon and evening on campus for the convenience of those who work fulltime. They are also offered on line for maximum flexibility of the student. The curriculum is designed to offer students choices in selecting elective courses to meet their specific goals.
Many of our courses are unique having been explicitly designed by our program faculty. Our Managing Project Teams: Enhancing Individual and Team Productivity course is completely unique and the first graduate course in managing teams designed on the foundation of Positive Psychology. It has received accolades from our students and been extremely successful when offered in the corporate education environment.
Research in a variety of Project Management and related areas is actively pursued within the following units:
We are now offering a Professional Development Program that is focused on helping customers meet their goals in project management. These programs are designed working with the customer and focus on meeting their exact project management educational needs. Programs may be designed to award certificates and Continuing Education Units or Professional Development Units. The program is provided both at the College Park campus and also on-site at your facilities.
The Professional Development Program is focused on supporting the growth and development of project, program, and portfolio management as an effective business tool for public and private organizations. In order to accomplish this, the PDP offers professional development curriculum that builds the necessary skills to manage projects and programs effectively. This curriculum addresses the needs of project and program managers as well as providing unique courses for senior managers and executives. These courses cover topics that include requirements analysis, planning, execution, portfolio management, leadership, team building, and strategy alignment.
Additionally, the PDP provides consultative support to all organizations in the form of competency assessment of project management professionals, assessment of professional development efforts, development of professional development career tracks, and ongoing support in the form of coaching and mentoring.
We encourage you to investigate the many Project Management learning opportunities available to you here at the University of Maryland and look forward to your joining our program.
John H. Cable, R.A., PMP.
Director, Project Management Center for Excellence
A. James Clark School of Engineering
Civil & Environmental Engineering
Chairman Emeritus, PMI's Global Accreditation Center
1168 Glenn L. Martin Hall
College Park, Maryland 20742, USA
"Excellence in Project Management Education, Research & Outreach! "
Accredited by PMI's Global Accreditation Center