Project management is becoming a leading career choice for professionals who manage and implement projects and systems changes within an organization. To accommodate this emerging career path, the University of Phoenix provides a comprehensive project management program that equips professionals with the skills necessary to manage projects of varying sizes and degrees of complexity through successful team and project leadership. The courses are designed to provide outcomes that translate into improved performance. Course instructors are also practitioners in the field who integrate real-world experiences. Their experiences, combined with theoretical knowledge and Microsoft? Project software instruction, provide thorough expertise in this complex field. The program curriculum will help prepare students for the nationally-recognized Project Manager Professional (PMP) certifying examination granted by the Project Management Institute.