Program Overview and Objectives
||Part-time: 2 years
||Fall, Winter, Spring, Summer
Available at Abu Dhabi, Al Ain and Dubai campus
Al Dhafra Region and Abu Dhabi Downtown (Subject to CAA approval)
Offered by the College of Engineering at Abu Dhabi University in collaboration with Purdue University*, the program is in line with the Project Management Body of Knowledge (PMBOK) developed by the Project Management Institute (PMI: www.pmi.org).
It will prepare you to take the Project Management Professional (PMP) certification exam offered by the PMI, an internationally recognized project management certification.
Upon completion of the six core courses of the program, you will receive two certificates from Abu Dhabi University: Certificate in Project Management Fundamentals and Certificate in Advanced Project Management.
You will develop an understanding of the latest issues in project management and gain leadership and business skills essential to effective project management including project planning, integration, scope management, resource management, scheduling, costing, and contract management, as well as all the knowledge areas defined in the PMBOK.
*Purdue University in West Lafayette, Indiana, USA is famous for its College of Engineering with many of its Engineering disciplines recognized as top-ten programs in the US and with engineering undergraduate and graduate programs consistently ranking high among their international peers.
The university, one of the oldest and most distinguished in the United States, has been highly influential in America's history in fields such as aviation, aeronautical and astronautical engineering having educating 22 US astronauts, including Neil Armstrong and Eugene Cernan who were the first and last astronauts to have walked on the moon.
Over the years, Purdue has acquired an international reputation for excellence in its wide-ranging curriculum and diverse research activities.
This program is nationally accredited by the Commission for Academic Accreditation at the UAE’s Ministry of Education - Higher Education Affairs. Additionally, the program is internationally recognized and accredited by the following bodies.