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Public-Private Partnerships
Certificate Program

Working together to ensure the security and resilience of the nation
Public-Private Partnerships (or PPPs) involve the collaboration between government agencies and private-sector companies.


Cost per course: $740.00

The Berkeley College Public-Private Partnerships Certificate program is designed to expand knowledge and understanding among those working on Public-Private Partnerships, as well as those interested in learning about PPPs, including:

  • Emergency preparedness and response
  • Critical infrastructure
  • Finance
  • Project management
  • Public safety
  • And other disciplines and sectors

The 15-credit program consists of five (seven-week format) courses of three credits each. The courses in the Public-Private Partnerships Certificate Program can be taken Online or at any New Jersey campus where the courses are offered.

Credits may be applied toward a B.S. in National Security or B.B.A. in Management. The program can be completed in two semesters.

Individuals with a high school diploma or its equivalent are welcome to enroll in this certificate program. There is a short registration form, but no formal acceptance process.

Semester 1

  • LAW3335 Business Organizations and Corporations (7-week | 3 Credits)
  • MGT2220 Principles of Management (7-week | 3 Credits)

Semester 2

  • BUS2281 Project Management (7-week | 3 Credits)
  • JUS4401 Corporate Security Management (7-week | 3 Credits)
  • MGT4430 Leadership (7-week | 3 Credits)

Course Descriptions

Provides an overview of various project management knowledge areas. Topics include project integration, scope, quality, human resources, communications, risk, and procurement management. Students will use Microsoft Project software.

Introduces contemporary security management in the private sector. This course emphasizes the integration of the security function into an organization’s operations in order to ensure safety and security, and enhance overall efficiency and profitability.

Examines individual, partnership, and corporate forms of business organizations. Also studied are the formation, implementation and rules governing operations and decision-making, the duties and liabilities of corporate officers and directors, as well as mergers, acquisitions and dissolution of corporations.

Examines operational theories of management under the functions of planning, organizing, staffing, directing, and controlling. Emphasizes the manager’s role in creating and maintaining an internal environment for performance. Students discuss cases in detail.

Examines the leadership variables that affect the achievement of organizational goals. Topics include theories of leadership, power, and influence as they affect organizational behavior; team building motivation; group dynamics; organizational communication processes; and change management.

IMPORTANT NOTICE: Students in the Continuing Education programs and courses are not eligible for Berkeley College grants, scholarships, financial aid, VA benefits, or career assistance.