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Cybersecurity Certificate




Human Resources Management Specialist

Program Overview

Become a Cybersecurity Project Manager

In the Cybersecurity Certificate Course you will learn how to become a cybersecurity project manager, including: what a cybersecurity project manager does, how to develop your skills to succeed in a cybersecurity project management career, how to get hired for a job and freelance as a project manager, and how to start your own project management business and get clients.

What to Expect

Students are expected to read course provided. This is a self-directed, which means you may study and complete assignments at times that are most convenient for you from the comfort of your own home.

This part-time Cybersecurity Certificate Course has a recommended completion date of 6 weeks from the start of the program, however, you may choose to complete the course in as little as 4 weeks or as long as 12 weeks, depending on your schedule.

The Cybersecurity Certificate Course has been created to allow you to complete it without any teaching assistance. However, if you have questions or need assistance, you can receive help from a Faculty Member throughout the 6 weeks of the course. Your Faculty Member is a valuable resource person who can provide you with personal teaching assistance to help you succeed in the course and advice to help you succeed in the career.

Course Topics

The Cybersecurity Certificate Course has been developed to meet high academic standards, ensuring that as a graduate you can display with pride the Cybersecurity Certificate you will earn

How to Become a Cybersecurity Project Manager

In this course, you will learn how to become a cybersecurity project manager, including how to start your own project management business. Topics covered in the Cybersecurity Certificate Course include the following:

Introduction to Cybersecurity Project Management

  • The Cybersecurity Industry

  • A Career in Cybersecurity Project Management

  • Benefits of Being a Cybersecurity Project Manager

What a Cybersecurity Project Manager Does

  • Key Concepts in Cybersecurity

  • Common Cyber Attacks

  • Cybersecurity Project Management Methodologies and Tools

  • Project Development, Planning, and Execution

  • Performance Monitoring

  • Project Close and Post-Project Review

Developing Your Skills

  • Analytical Skills

  • Communication and Interpersonal Skills

  • Management Skills

  • Technical Skills

  • Ways to Learn Cybersecurity Project Management

  • How to Get Cybersecurity Project Management Experience

Getting Hired as a Cybersecurity Project Manager

  • Who Hires Cybersecurity Project Managers?

  • How to Find Job Openings

  • How to Find Freelance and Contract Work

  • Creating a Winning Resume and Cover Letter

  • Job Interviews

  • The Job Offer

Starting Your Own Cybersecurity Project Management Business

  • Setting Up a Freelance Business

  • Setting Up a Project Management Company

  • Creating a Business Plan

  • Legal and Financial Matters

  • Setting Your Fees and Getting Paid

  • Employing Others

Marketing Your Business

  • Choosing Your Target Markets

  • Marketing Tools

  • Marketing Techniques

  • Community Outreach

Working With Clients

  • Selling Your Services

  • Creating Proposals

  • Meeting with Prospective Clients

  • Client Contracts

  • Client Consultations

Information in the Cybersecurity Course is also relevant for individuals considering how to break into more technical cybersecurity careers down the road.

Program Director

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