Master’s Certificate

Project Management (MCert.)

The Master’s Certificate in Project Management is designed to help any professional effectively plan and execute projects.

This three-course certificate includes a dedicated project management course along with the choice of two electives that enhance your skills in leading people and organizations through successful projects.

You will gain a detailed overview of the field of project management, covering theories from the Project Management Institute and other internationally recognized project management bodies. You will also receive guidance on pursuing professional designations such as the PMP (Project Management Professional).

Graduates of this certificate program will be skilled in:

  • Managing control of scope, time, costs and risks of project
  • Managing people
  • Managing organizational change

 A master's certificate is suitable for working professionals due to its concise three-course structure. This allows professionals to continue succeeding in their careers while pursuing valuable education.

The Master’s Certificate in Project Management is offered through the Kenneth Levene Graduate School of Business. It can also be used towards a Master of Business Administration (MBA) or a Master of Administration in Leadership (MAdmin.)

Consistently, over half of Levene Graduates report that completing the graduate program has increased their salaries and earning potentials.

 The Levene School is proud to partner with the Canadian Association of Certified Management Consultants (CMC Canada). Learn more about the Certified Management Consultants Partnership and how it benefits Levene students.




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Program: Master’s Certificate in Project Management
Length: 1 year
Offered Through: University of Regina
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Why Study Project Management at the University of Regina?

As part of your course work, you will boost your skills by developing a comprehensive project management plan for a real-life project.

This graduate certificate provides students with the most current knowledge, skills, tools, and methods to run successful projects. Additionally, it offers electives that further develop project managers with enhanced abilities to lead people, inspire innovation, and manage successfully. Graduates of the project management certificate will emerge as more diverse leaders compared to those in programs that focus solely on the technical aspects of project management.

Whether you aspire to be a project manager or not, knowledge of project management methodologies is extremely useful and widely transferable.

There were a lot of practical implications that I was able to take back to my workplace, and then use every day.
MCert Project Management, 2017, MAdmin 2020
Executive Director of Corporate Strategy with the Government of Saskatchewan

Project Management Frequently Asked Questions

What are the admissions requirements for a business master’s certificate?

Applicants must meet the entrance requirements of the Faculty of Graduate Studies and Research.

Normally, they must hold a four-year undergraduate degree with a minimum average of 70 per cent. They are required to have at least two years of full-time relevant working experience.

For more information about admission requirements, refer to the graduate calendar.
What are some of the courses that Project Management students take?

GBUS 865 - Project Management
This course will introduce students to Project Management principles, intended to address the many phases of a project's life cycle. Students will learn to manage projects more effectively using Project Management techniques, through monitoring and maintaining control of scope, time, and costs within a project.

GBUS 860 - Managing Change
This course seeks to bring about an awareness and understanding of how organizations are managing change. The course will provide perspectives of the change strategists, the change implementers, and the change recipients. The objectives of the course is to develop sensitive and effective change-agent skills in management ranks.

GBUS 817 - Managing People in Organizations
This course is designed to develop students’ management skills through an exploration of the theory and practice involved in managing people. The emphasis is on understanding individual, team, and organizational factors and the processes through which they influence behaviour and performance, with a view to improving managerial effectiveness.

GBUS 867 - Management Consulting
Introduction to management consulting. The class introduces consulting concepts and the five-phase consulting process and provides practical experience on consulting projects. The focus is both internal and external consultants, roles that provide timely counsel and/or service to organizations with specific issues that require a consulting perspective.

What Can You Do With a Certificate in Project Management?

Upon successfully completing your Master’s Certificate in Project Management, you will be ready for the next step of your career. The jobs our graduates go on to include:

  • Project Manager
  • Business Analyst
  • Project Director
  • Program Manager
  • Project Administrator
  • Executive Director
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