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Project Management

A project manager helps companies stay competitive by ensuring that they operate efficiently and effectively. And a project management degree from Linfield University Online and Continuing Education will give you the knowledge and capabilities you need to get the job done.
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As a project management major at Linfield

you might take:

Management Information Systems

Real-world applications of information systems concepts. The value and uses of information systems for business operation, management decision making, and strategic advantage. (COMP 382)

Principles of Economics

Survey of micro- and macroeconomic theories, institutions, and methods, emphasizing the operation of market systems in the allocation of resources and the distribution of income. Fiscal and monetary theories and policies for achieving economic stability and growth in the national economy. (ECON 210)

Operations Research

Quantitative techniques for managerial decision-making. Linear programming, markov analysis, queuing models, network analysis and simulation. (COMP 484)

Studying project management at Linfield

Learning Outcomes

  • Plan and manage complex projects using appropriate technologies and tools.


    Demonstrate an understanding of and ability to apply project management principles and best practices to plan, execute and complete a project.
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  • Demonstrate an ability to plan for human capital needs, acquire and develop skills needed for projects, motivate the project team, and measure the project team’s performance.


    Employ successful project team development and management strategies.

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  • Demonstrate the ability to manage change throughout the life of the project.


    Effectively communicate with diverse groups and populations within an organization.

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  • Explain how project management practices can support organizational effectiveness.


    Demonstrate an understanding of how scheduling, budgeting, procurement, risk management and personnel management impact the success of a project.

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  • Learn the latest Project Management Body of Knowledge (PMBOK® Guide) to prepare for the PMP® or CAPM® certification exams.

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Employment Opportunities in Project Management

  • Healthcare
  • Construction
  • Education
  • Operations management
  • Supply chain management
  • Business and financial services
  • Information technology

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Deanna Fairchild
Deanna Fairchild
Assistant Director of Admission for Online and Continuing Education