This program introduces students to fundamental knowledge and skills utilized in entry-level project management and administrative suppport positions. Students will be exposed to a variety of skills related to planning, organizing, implementing, leading and controlling the work of a project to meet the goals and objectives of the organization. The basics include all phases of the project management life cycle, project scope and planning, activity scheduling, cost and budget, quality principles, human resources and team leadership, formal and informal communications and documentation, risk planning and monitoring, and contracts and procurement. Students will become proficient in the use of software tools such as MS Project, Word, Excel and Access.
Project management practices have spread across multiple disciplines from technology to manufacturing, from real estate to construction, and from sales management to service. These administrative support opportunities are available in many career fields, including but not limited to business, marketing, urban and rural planning, healthcare, information technology, media and education.
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Each year, Dakota County Technical College and the DCTC Foundation make more than $200,000 in scholarships available to our students. Students are encouraged to create an account and apply for scholarships online.
Students looking for ways to help finance their college education can find part-time jobs on campus with various DCTC departments and programs. Deliver your completed Work-Study Application to the Office of Scholarships and Financial Aid and search for openings at College Central Network Services. For more information, you can review Work Study Procedure.
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