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Community College of Allegheny County - Workforce Development

Education and skills are essential for today's changing economy. The competitive global environment rewards workers who possess sound general knowledge that enables them to adapt to changes in the workplace and continually learn new job skills.   

CCAC’s Workforce Development provides training in the region’s changing and emerging industries. Programs are designed around the skills and knowledge that students need for employment and employers need for their workers to have to remain competitive.

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Learn techniques and tips on how to study for the PMP certification exam using the PMBOK Guide fifth edition with new knowledge areas and fulfill the 35 hour education requirement.
$2295.00
Face-to-Face - Certificate
Adult
The course takes just 6 months from start through certification exam. Only twelve in class days while the balance is done online, via telephone and e-mentoring through Blackboard and email discussion board.

We invite highly motivated people with increasing responsibility in the project management arena who are responsible and accountable for bringing projects in on-time, within budget and of high quality but lacking the PMP certification. Cohort size is always limited to 15.

Overview: Project management is a foundational, classic set of skills, evolving with technology, that allows professionals to plan, budget, manage time and reduce costs. Project management skills will make professionals more effective and add another dimension to their resumes.
  • What is PMI?
  • Careers in project management
  • Credentials
  • The application process
  • The PMI audit and what to expect

In this program, you will learn techniques and tips on how to study for the PMP certification exam using thePMBOK Guide fifth edition with new knowledge areas and fulfill the 35 hour education requirement. Recommendations for supplemental study material will be provided.

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review the steps involved in creating a successful, useable, and value-added risk management plan; an approach to identifying your project's risks; assessing the probability of the risk occurring, and the impact to your project if it does; determining an appropriate response strategy; and controlling your risk management plan throughout the entire project lifecycle.
$269.00
Face-to-Face - Certificate
Adult
As a PMP credential holder, you need to earn 60 PDUs during each three-year cycle to adhere to PMI's Continuing Certification Requirements (CCR) program to maintain your credential.

Advanced Project Risk Management - 14 PDUs
The purpose of this course is to review the steps involved in creating a successful, useable, and value-added risk management plan; an approach to identifying your project's risks; assessing the probability of the risk occurring, and the impact to your project if it does; determining an appropriate response strategy; and controlling your risk management plan throughout the entire project lifecycle.

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This course will teach how to design, program and operate a PLC to control a number of process applications used by industries all over the world. The skills learned are in high demand everywhere today and include orientation, operation, programming, memory organization, program analysis, motor control, discrete I/O interfacing, troubleshooting, systems troubleshooting, event sequencing, application development timer instructions, counter instructions, program control instructions, and math and data move instructions
$3490.00
75 Hours
Face-to-Face - Certificate
Adult
This focused 75-hour PLC Boot Camp is for industrial maintenance technicians with basic electrical and ladder logic experience seeking to increase their skills for promotion and higher wages. Using SLC 5103 controllers and RS Logix 500 software, this 10-day (Saturdays) program will develop skills in design, programming, and operation of PLCs to control a number of process applications used by industries all over the world. Classes using hands-on application will be held in the state-of-the-art Industrial Maintenance Training Lab located at our West Hills Center in Oakdale, PA. Upon completion of the program, students will receive a certificate of completion and 7.5 Continuing Education Units (CEUs).

Some topics covered include:
  • Orientation, operation, and programming
  • Memory organization
  • Program analysis
  • Motor control
  • Discrete I/O interfacing
  • Systems troubleshooting
  • Event sequencing
  • Application development timer instructions
  • Counter instructions

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Competencies

  • Business: Management & Leadership
  • Business: Accounting, Bookkeeping & Payroll

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