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Information Sessions with a Free Class Offered for Project Management Certification at Ramapo College

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Mahwah & Lyndhurst, NJ – Information Session dates are now set for Ramapo College’s 96-hour Project Management Certification program which provides the training necessary to take the CAPM® and PMP® standardized exams. Individuals may attend at either the main campus in Mahwah or at the Meadowlands Environment Center in Lyndhurst. Attend a free class from 6 p.m. to 10 p.m. following an Information Session. Please pre-register to attend at: www.ramapo.edu/cipl/project-mgmt

Information Sessions are scheduled on the following dates:

  • Oct. 28, 5-6 p.m. – Lyndhurst
  • Oct. 29, 5-6 p.m. – Mahwah
  • Nov. 5, 5-6 p.m. – Lyndhurst
  • Nov. 6, 5-6 p.m. – Lyndhurst
  • Nov. 13, 5-6 p.m. – Lyndhurst
  • Nov. 18, 5-6 p.m. – Lyndhurst
  • Nov. 19, 5-6 p.m. – Mahwah
  • Nov. 20, 5-6 p.m. – Mahwah

Offered through Ramapo’s AACSB-accredited Anisfield School of Business, the certification program is scheduled in four modules of four weeks each with classes meeting two evenings per week. The 14-week program (11 in the summer) is offered year-round.

Certificate graduates meet the education requirements for the Certified Associate in Project Management (CAPM®) and Project Management Professional (PMP®) standardized examinations. These examinations are offered through the Project Management Institute (PMI), the global standard for Project Management credentials. Ramapo College has met the rigorous standards of the PMI for Registered Education Provider status (PMI Registered Education Provider # 3281).

Students in the Ramapo College Project Management Certification program gain an in-demand skill set employers seek. Used extensively in information technology, construction, energy, government, manufacturing, accounting and entertainment, Project Management is a rapidly growing career field with a high number of current job openings for credentialed individuals. Students learn to use Microsoft Project and Visio software, how to manage with limited resources, and gain managerial and organizational skills in the areas of leadership, communication, and intercultural understanding. The Project Manager has many responsibilities including launching new products and services on time and on budget, managing team projects, and working with international partners of varying backgrounds, cultures and norms.

For additional information, please contact the Anisfield School of Business Director of Professional Business Programs, John R. Thomas, at jthomas3@ramapo.edu. For general information about Ramapo College certificate programs, contact The Center for Innovative and Professional Learning at (201) 684-7370 or at pmp@ramapo.edu.

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About Ramapo College

Ramapo College of New Jersey is the state’s premier public liberal arts college and is committed to academic excellence through interdisciplinary and experiential learning, and international and intercultural understanding. The comprehensive college is situated among the beautiful Ramapo Mountains, is within commuting distance to New York City, was named one of the 50 Most Beautiful College Campuses in America by CondeNast Traveler, and boasts the best on-campus housing in New Jersey per Niche.com.

Ramapo College provides its students with individualized attention, mentorship, and supports; hands-on learning; and a range of opportunities for service and leadership development. Its graduation and retention rates exceed national averages and it places approximately 1,000 students per year in internships in New York City. The College is ranked #1 among New Jersey public institutions by College Choice; is recognized as the state’s top college on the list of Best Disability Schools by Great Value Colleges; is designated a “Military Friendly College” in Victoria Media’s Guide to Military Friendly Schools; and is recognized as a top college by U.S. News & World Report, Kiplinger’s, Princeton Review and Money magazine, among others.  

Ramapo College’s over 40,000 alumni are the confident, intellectually curious, self-aware, and humble people who are highly sought after and who make a positive impact at local, national, and global levels.  Ramapo College is distinguished as a Career Development College of Distinction by CollegesofDistinction.com. Every student at Ramapo is enrolled in its unique and award winning Pathways Program which equips and empowers students, across the continuum of their academic career, to secure internships, pursue graduate/professional school, and/or enter the job market. 

Established in 1969, Ramapo College offers bachelor’s degrees in the arts, business, data science, humanities, social sciences and the sciences, as well as in professional studies, which include business, education, nursing and social work. In addition, the College offers courses leading to teacher certification at the elementary and secondary levels, and offers graduate programs leading to master’s degrees in Accounting, Applied Mathematics, Business Administration, Contemporary Instructional Design, Computer Science, Creative Music Technology, Data Science, Educational Leadership, Nursing, Social Work and Special Education, as well as a Doctor of Nursing Practice.

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