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Project Management

Project management is the application of knowledge, skills, tools, and techniques to achieve project objectives and meet project requirements within specific constraints such as time and budget.

Delve into the project management process by engaging in practical activities using project management methodologies, reflecting A Guide to the Project Management Body of Knowledge (PMBOK® Guide) Seventh Edition.

This certificate program provides essential training in the flourishing field of project management. It is designed to develop introductory management skills that can be applied to diverse sectors and industries, from IT to human resources, manufacturing to small business.

Taught by instructors who are working project managers, each of the required courses is based on concepts from the PMBOK® Guide, a widely recognized international standard in the industry.

This program is offered in collaboration with Mount Royal University.

Benefits

  • Online delivery
  • Enhance your career prospects
  • Prepare for a career in project management or enhance your current role
  • Learn from experienced industry professionals
  • Prepare to write the Certified Associate in Project Management (CAPM)® exam or Project Management Professional (PMP)® exam
  • Earn a recognized credential
  • This program is eligible towards Blue Seal Certification

Program Format

  • 6 required courses (100 hours), plus one optional course (15 hours)
  • Can be completed in 4 months or up to 3 years

Required courses

  • XPRM 10101 – Introduction to Project Management
    • Gain an understanding of project management. Examine the purpose of and context for the standards of project management and A Guide to the Project Management Body of Knowledge (PMBOK® Guide) – Seventh Edition. Discover the basic terminology of project management, the code of ethics and fundamental project management principles.
  • XPRM 10102 – Project Stakeholder and Team
    • Gain an understanding of the activities and functions associated with creating an effective and collaborative project team culture, and engaging and serving stakeholders for optimum project success. Learn about the importance of good communications to support successful stakeholder engagement.
  • XPRM 10103 – Project Approach, Life Cycle, and Planning
    • Gain an understanding of the activities and functions associated with the development approach, life cycle, and planning phases of a project. Explore the key processes and phases described in the PMBOK® Guide – Seventh Edition that enable delivery of project outcomes.
  • XPRM 10104 – Project Work and Delivery
    • Gain an understanding of the activities and functions associated with determining processes, managing resources, and cultivating a learning environment during the project. Examine what is involved in delivering the scope and quality of the project that was initiated.
  • XPRM 10105 – Project Measurement and Uncertainty
    • Gain an understanding of the activities and functions associated with evaluating and maintaining project performance. Examine what is involved in understanding, identifying and managing risk and uncertainty associated with the project.
  • XPRM 10106 – Project Management Capstone
    • Apply the project management principles and practices you have acquired through the first five courses to successfully see a project through its life cycle.

Optional courses

  • XBUA 10015 – An Overview of Business Analysis
    • Discover what qualifications organizations are seeking in business analysis professionals. Participate in activities introducing you to concepts of requirements identification, process assessment, engaging with stakeholders, identifying business needs, and providing feasible solutions aligned with organizational goals and objectives. Develop a firm understanding of the role of a business analyst and how to provide an organization with genuine value.
  • XCMT 10001 – Change Management Fundamentals
    • Explore the foundations and essential concepts of change management for organizational success, including the role of a change leader and the change management life cycle. Gain practical insight into the impacts of change and the importance of change management as a strategic role and discipline.
  • XLEA 10016 – Communication and Interpersonal Skills for Leaders
    • Learn how to communicate clearly, authentically and persuasively to build trust, rapport, respect and understanding. Be introduced to techniques and best practices to develop and improve relationships with peers, teams, managers, customers and stakeholders.
  • XMGD 20004 – Effective Workplace Communication
    • Examine how strong communication skills are crucial for outstanding performance and career advancement. Increase the effectiveness of your skills using practical techniques for clear communication, active listening, and non-verbal and electronic communication.

Course Schedule (Required courses)

Subject CodeCourse Reference NumberStart DateEnd DateDeliveryCourse HoursCourse Fees
(+ GST)
XPRM 10101Not offered this semester
XPRM 10102Not offered this semester
XPRM 10103 Not offered this semester
XPRM 10104Not offered this semester
XPRM 10105Not offered this semester
XPRM 10106 Not offered this semester

 

Course Schedule (Optional courses)

 

Subject CodeCourse Reference NumberStart DateEnd DateDeliveryCourse HoursCourse Fees
(+ GST)
XBUA
10015
Not offered this semester
XCMT
10001
Not offered this semester
XLEA
10016
Not offered this semester
XMGD 20004Not offered this semester