Infrastructure Project Management and Finance (IPMF) Fellows Program
Working with their academic advisor and the IPMF faculty coordinator, students pursuing an IPMF certificate will design a program of study that meets the academic requirements outlined below. CIPA students pursuing this certification are typically working toward a concentration in the area of Science, Technology and Infrastructure.
The certificate requires the following 4 courses listed below and one elective course.
PADM 5110: Public Administration (Fall/Spring) or PADM 5114: Organizational Design, Change, and Leadership (Spring) – 3 credits
PAM 5340: Regulation and Infrastructure Policy – 3 credits
CEE 5970: Risk Analysis and Management (Spring) – 3 credits
DEA 6200: Studies in Human-Environment Relations (Fall) – 3 credits
NBA 5410: Project Management (Spring) – 1.5 credits plus NBA 6820: Negotiation Essentials (Fall) – 1.5 credits
NBA 5600: Business Law (Fall) – 3 credits
Additional requirements for IPMF Certificate:
Good academic standing in a graduate program
Successful completion of a practical experience related to IPMF, chosen from:
Infrastructure project course organized by CIPA (Note: Infrastructure practicum course organized by CIPA
An infrastructure-focused internship.
Successful completion of an exit project (capstone, thesis or professional report) on infrastructure policy, management or finance.
For more information about IPMF, please contact CIPA Lecturer John Foote. John has 30 years of experience in the infrastructure arena since graduating with his MPA from the University of Pennsylvania and his BS in Civil Engineering from Cornell.
Statement of Purpose: Submit an essay of up to 1,000 words demonstrating your interest in the program, as well as the value-added perspective or experience that you will bring to the program and to its faculty and fellow students. In addition, you should discuss how you hope to incorporate the IPMF program into your future academic and professional life.
Interview: If selected as a finalist for the IPMF Fellows program, you may be asked to participate in an interview with IPMF program faculty and staff.
Application Deadline: The deadline for applying to the program is September 9, 2019.
Documentation: Applications should include the following materials and may be sent electronically to firstname.lastname@example.org. Please list “IPMF Certificate Application” in the subject line of your email.