Jones International University

BABC in Project Management

An unstoppable combination.  A core competency in business communications paired with comprehensive strategic project management knowledge will undoubtedly give you the competitive edge in today’s global project-oriented marketplace. This degree program will you equip you with tangible communications strategies and expertise for leadership in business while providing you with critical management skills to optimize performance throughout any project life cycle. The Project Management Institute ® (PMI®) has designated JIU as a Global Registered Education Provider (Global R.E.P.).   PMI is a registered mark of Project Management Institute, Inc.

This bachelor degree specialization uses 4 specialization courses from the MABC program, giving the student a head-start on their master’s degree.

Degree Learning Objectives:

  • Examine the context of projects and differentiate between projects and operations
  • Master project life cycles
  • Plan for resources, costs, budgets, risk assessments and staffing requirements
  • Develop timelines, conduct evaluations and measure overall strategic impacts for projects
  • Develop foundational business communication knowledge and skills through the core courses

Who should enroll:

Ideal for communication professionals, this degree program will blend practical experience with business trends and theory in one of the most growth-oriented segments in the corporate world. Project management skill sets will enhance every professional who is focused on process and “people” management as it relates to organizational development.

Those who will find an advanced degree in project management invaluable include senior project managers, directors and coordinators, marketing and PR professionals, service managers, and leaders responsible for large teams of people or operations and human resources departments.

These courses may also be used by existing PMP® certificant(s) for professional development purposes and each course is worth 45 PDUs towards PMP® Continuing Certification Requirements (CCR).  PMP® is a registered mark of Project Management Institute, Inc.

This ABM in Project Management is for exceptional students who wish to pursue both a bachelor’s and master’s degree.  Students who apply to this BABC degree program are automatically admitted into either the MABC or MBA program upon completion of the bachelor’s degree.

Note: JIU also offers project management specialization within the Master of Business Administration program. If you are interested in managing projects that are specific to functional business areas, you may want to consider this option after completing the BABC.

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