Project Management Support

Certificate of Completion

This certificate option prepares students to provide administrative and technology skills in support of project management services. Students will develop administrative and technology skills to monitor and develop policies, processes, and procedures to ensure efficient and effective delivery of programs and projects in support of contracts, program, and project management.

Program Outcomes

Upon completion of this program, successful students will have demonstrated the ability to apply their skills and knowledge in the following ways:
  1. Work effectively, individually and as a team member, to complete projects and tasks.
  2. Perform computer functions in a MS Office environment to provide administrative support in developing, scheduling, communicating, monitoring, and tracking project details and plans.
  3. Manage time, resources, and information.
  4. Apply critical thinking and problem solving skills.
  5. Use information technology to develop and oversee project schedules and specifications.
  6. Develop and maintain budgets and fiscal components of project management.
  7. Provide administrative support of staffing, scheduling, implementing, and tracking in support of contracts, program and project management.
Advisor Office Phone
Bermea, Nancy Business 213 360.475.7838
Hudson, Tia Business 114 360.475.7384
Salas, Joanne Business 109 360.475.7372

Required Courses Credits

One of the following three courses to achieve minimum skill level or testing out proficiency (50 NWAM keyboarding requirement):
BSTEC 110 Beginning Keyboarding 3  
BSTEC 111 Intermediate Keyboarding* 3  
BSTEC 112 Advanced Keyboarding* 3 3
BSTEC 114 MS Outlook   1
BSTEC 115 Electronic Communication   2
BSTEC 124 MS Excel Specialist*   4
BSTEC 130 Practical Accounting   5
BSTEC 155 Customer Service Information Age   2
BSTEC 160 General Office Procedures*   4
BSTEC 260 Administrative Office Management*   5
BSTEC 270 Microsoft Project Management*   4
BSTEC 271 Project Management Simulation*   2
CIS 116 Introduction to MS Visio   1
CIS 150 Survey of Computing   4
CIS 190 Information System Project Management   4
OLRM 220 Human Relations in the Workplace   3
Total Credits Required 44

*See course description for prerequisite.

Source: 2014-2015 Olympic College Catalog