University of Management and Technology

Introduction

The University of Management and Technology (UMT), chartered by the State Council of Higher Education of Virginia (SCHEV) in 1998, is a private university located in downtown metropolitan area in Arlington, Virginia, USA. UMT’s primary goal is to provide management and technology education to the public and to promote academic excellence in higher education

UMT’s innovative programs are designed for working professionals who desire to obtain up-to-date management and technology knowledge, skills, and insights. With global competition and rapidly changing technology, lifelong learning is a necessity. Successful professionals need to continually update their skills and knowledge or they risk falling behind.

UMT offers a broad range of programs, including master’s degrees, graduate certificates, executive certificates, and professional development programs. These programs focus on contemporary management and technology issues, achieving a balance between theory and practical applications. UMT also provides training and consulting services to companies and government agencies, and carries out research efforts to serve industry, government, and communities.

Our faculty members have extensive management and technology education experience working for and with major companies, nonprofit organizations, and government agencies. UMT professors have educated more than 25,000 managers throughout the world during the past decade. Our clients include businesses, governments, and nonprofit organizations worldwide.

With convenient evening and weekend classes, students can obtain an education on their own time. We also offer courses through distance education that allow students to work from the comfort of their home, office, or anywhere else in the world where they can access the Internet.

A UMT education is competitively priced. You are not paying for a large campus and a lot of overhead. Instead, you receive a quality graduate education without breaking the bank.

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Graduate Certificate in Project Management

Campus or Online Part time September 2016 USA Arlington

Today, employees with project management skills are in great demand. Fortune magazine has identified project management as "the career path of choice". [+]

Today, employees with project management skills are in great demand. Fortune magazine has identified project management as "the career path of choice".The Graduate Certificate in Project Management program is designed to meet the needs of project leaders and managers from the private and public sectors. It consists of 7 instructor-led, semester courses that are designed for students who want to improve their project management knowledge and skills but do not have time to attend a full degree program. Participants attend regular degree courses during UMT's 11-week semesters. This program is designed for students who have at least a bachelor's degree and requires formal admission into UMT.The program was developed by a faculty team under the leadership of Dr. J. Davidson Frame, a world-renowned project management expert. For two decades, Dr. Frame and fellow UMT instructors have educated more than 30,000 managers in this area.Courses include: * Mgt 201. Effective Communications and Soft Skills. ... [-]


Preparing for the PMP Certification Exam

Campus Part time 2 days September 2016 USA Arlington

To provide insights into what the certification exam covers, including key concepts that are likely to be included in the examination and tips on how individuals should prepare for it. [+]

This course provides a review of subject matter on the exam and tips about how to prepare for it. Objectives To provide insights into what the certification exam covers, including key concepts that are likely to be included in the examination and tips on how individuals should prepare for it. Instruction Method: Lectures, exercises Materials: Course workbook, sample PMI certification exam PMI, A Guide to the PMBOK PMBOK Knowledge Areas - Integration Management - Scope Management - Quality Management - Time Management - Cost Management - Risk Management - Human Resource Management - Procurement Management - Communications Management Course Length This course comes in varying lengths depending upon the needs of your organization. Project Management Professionals (PMPs) are eligible to earn Professional Development Units (PDUs) for taking this course. [-]