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Project Management

About the Project Management Certificate

Delve into the project management process by engaging in realistic activities using methodologies in our newly revised curriculum, reflecting the sixth and latest edition of A Guide to the Project Management Body of Knowledge (PMBOK® Guide).

This certificate program provides essential training in the flourishing field of project management and is designed to develop introductory project management skills that can be implemented in diverse areas, 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 project management profession.

This program is offered in collaboration with Mount Royal University. Mount Royal University is a Global Registered Education Provider of the Project Management Institute (PMI)®.

This program is eligible towards Blue Seal Certification.

Required courses:

  • XPRM 10007 – Project Management: Overview and Integration
    • This course is an introductory course to project management. It examines all the fundamental project management processes and knowledge areas as documented in A Guide to the Project Management Body of Knowledge (PMBOK® Guide) – Sixth Edition. Discover basic terminology of project management, define and understand the fundamental framework of the PMBOK guide by discussing the key processes groups and knowledge areas. Explore Integration Management processes such the development of the Project Charter, Project Management Plan, and what it means to Direct and Manage Project Work, Monitor and Control Project Work, Perform Integrated Change Control, and Close Project or Phase. Analyze the profession of the project manager, and how it is impacted by Project Management Institute (PMI).
  • XPRM 10004 – Project Management: Schedule and Cost
    • This course illustrates the application of the key Schedule and Cost processes described in the PMBOK® Guide – Sixth Edition. The Schedule Management processes covered include Plan Schedule Management, Sequence Activities, Define Scope, Estimate Activity Durations, Develop Schedule and Control Schedule. The Project Cost Management processes covered include Plan Cost Management, Estimate Costs, Develop Schedule, and Control Costs.
  • XPRM 10005 – Project Management: Risk and Procurement
    • This course uses an assigned case study to illustrate application of the key Risk and Procurement processes described in the PMBOK® Guide – Sixth Edition. The Risk Management processes covered include Plan Risk Management, Identify Risks, Perform Qualitative Risk Analysis, Perform Quantitative Risk Analysis, Plan Risk Responses, and Monitor Risks. The Procurement Management processes covered include Plan Procurement Management, Conduct Procurements, Control Procurements, and Close Procurements.
  • XPRM 10008 – Project Management: Leadership and Project Resource Management
    • This course uses an assigned case study to illustrate application of the key Risk and Procurement processes described in the PMBOK® Guide – Sixth Edition. The Risk Management processes covered include Plan Risk Management, Identify Risks, Perform Qualitative Risk Analysis, Perform Quantitative Risk Analysis, Plan Risk Responses, and Monitor Risks. The Procurement Management processes covered include Plan Procurement Management, Conduct Procurements, Control Procurements, and Close Procurements.
  • XPRM 10009 – Project Management: The Business of Project Management
    • This course focuses on the Strategic and Business Knowledge aspects of project management in accordance with PMI® ‘s Talent Triangle, which will also be examined. Analyze the choices a business will make prior to initiating a project to ensure it supports the strategic business outcomes. Define the relationship between projects, programs portfolios and understand the structure and benefits of a Project Management Office (PMO). Examine the role of the project manager as a leader of organizational change.
  • XPRM 10010 – Project Management: Scope and Quality Management
    • This course uses a case study to illustrate application of the key Integration and Quality processes described in the PMBOK® Guide – Sixth Edition. The Scope Management processes covered include Plan Scope Management, Collect Requirements, Define Scope, Create WBS, Validate Scope, and Control Scope. The Project Quality Management processes covered include Plan Quality Management, Control Quality, and Manage Quality.
  • XPRM 10011 – Project Management: Stakeholder and Communication Management
    • This course uses a case study to illustrate application of the key Stakeholder and Communication Management processes described in the PMBOK® Guide – Sixth Edition. The Stakeholder Management processes covered include Identify Stakeholders, Plan Stakeholder Engagement, Manage Stakeholder Engagement, and Monitor Stakeholder Engagement. The Project Communications processes covered include Plan Communications Management, Manage Communications, and Monitor Communications. The course emphasizes the importance of good communications to support successful stakeholder engagement.
  • XPRM 20001 – Project Management: Final Assessment Paper
    • Apply the project management principles and practices you have acquired through the seven classroom/online courses and apply them to a real-life project. Your advisor, who can counsel you on your choice of topic, offers occasional guidance throughout the development and completion of your Final Assessment Paper. Successful completion of this course, along with the other seven courses, is required for you to receive your Project Management Extension Certificate.

Program Hours: 136

Course Schedule

Subject CodeCourse Reference NumberCourse Format*Start DateEnd DateCourse HoursCourse Fees
(Plus GST)
XPRM 10007-00330655Live, online
8:30am–4:30pm
6 Jan 20218 Jan 202121 hrs$739.00
XPRM 10007-00530256Live, online
8:30am–4:30pm
11 Jan 202115 Feb 202121 hrs$739.00
XPRM 10007-00730647Online1 Mar 20215 Apr 202121 hrs$739.00
XPRM 10007-009Not offered this term
XPRM 10004-00330651Live, online
8:30am–5:00pm
22 Jan 202123 Jan 202115 hrs$579.00
XPRM 10004-00530645Live, online
8:30am–5:00pm
25 Jan 202122 Feb 202115 hrs$579.00
XPRM 10004-007Not offered this term
XPRM 10005-00330653Live, online
8:30am–5:00pm
29 Jan 202130 Jan 202115 hrs$579.00
XPRM 10005-00530646Live, online
8:30am–5:00pm
15 Mar 202112 Apr 202115 hrs$579.00
XPRM 10005-007Not offered this term
XPRM 10008-00330657Live, online
8:30am–5:00pm
15 Jan 202116 Jan 202115 hrs$579.00
XPRM 10008-00530258Live, online
8:30am–5:00pm
22 Mar 202119 Apr 202115 hrs$579.00
XPRM 10008-007Not offered this term
XPRM 10009-00330659Live, online
8:30am–4:30pm
9 Jan 20219 Jan 20217 hrs$309.00
XPRM 10009-00530261Live, online
8:30am–4:30pm
1 Feb 202115 Feb 20217 hrs$309.00
XPRM 10009-007Not offered this term
XPRM 10010-00330661Live, online
8:30am–5:00pm
13 Jan 202114 Jan 202115 hrs$579.00
XPRM 10010-00530648Live, online
8:30am–5:00pm
5 Apr 20213 May 202115 hrs$579.00
XPRM 10010-007Not offered this term
XPRM 10011-00330663Live, online
8:30am–5:00pm
20 Jan 202121 Jan 202115 hrs$579.00
XPRM 10011-00530267Live, online
8:30am–5:00pm
22 Feb 202122 Mar 202115 hrs$579.00
XPRM 10011-007Not offered this term
XPRM 20001Not offered this term

*Live, Online Class Requirements:

You will use Google Suite (Google Classroom, Google Meets) to participate in this live, online class. You will need to access the class through a laptop or desktop computer that has a functional webcam and microphone. A reliable Internet connection is required. Google Chrome browser is recommended for best results.  

Register today!

Step 1: Select the Course Reference Number above.
Step 2: You will be directed to a page to register as a student with CUE’s Office of Extension & Culture.
Step 3: Upon submission, you will then register with Mount Royal University and proceed to booking your courses.