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Project Management Certificate

Courses at-a-glance

Gain knowledge, skills, tools and techniques based on The Project Management Institute’s (PMI®) A Guide to the Project Management Body of Knowledge (PMBOK®) to plan and execute projects on time and on budget. By applying sound project management principles, many organizations across a broad range of industries and professions base their success on timely and efficient completion of projects.

The Project Management Certificate is designed to meet the professional development needs of experienced project managers facing new challenges and novice managers who are new to project management.

Each individual seminar is worth 14 PDUs with PMI Saskatchewan.

  • Classes to complete: 7 core
  • Number of hours: 7 classes X 14 hours = 98 hours
  • Achievement: Project Management Certificate
  • Course Fee: Each two-day course is $595+GST
    NOTE: After May 1, 2020 each two-day course will be $625+GST

Grant Funding

Our no-credit certificate programs may qualify for Canada-Saskatchewan Job Grant Funding.


Register online using the link in the Date field.

Type Name Winter 2020 Upcoming
Prerequisite Fundamentals of Project Management Jan 9-10 May 4-5
Prerequisite Project Planning and Scheduling Jan 23-24 May 21-22
Required Project Risk Management Mar 10-11 Fall 2020
Required Stakeholder, Resource and Communication Management (formerly HR and Communications Mgmt)
Feb 11-12 Fall 2020
Required Project Quality Management Feb 27-28 Fall 2020
Required Cost and Procurement Management Mar 26-27 June 23-24
Required Project Management Practicum (taken last) Apr 8-9 June 29-30
Intensive Project Management Intensive
(includes Project Risk, Project Quality and Stakeholder, Resource and Communication Management)
N/A June 1-5

Course Descriptions

Fundamentals of Project Management


You will learn the fundamental tools and skills that support effective project management. Topics include project initiation, planning, controlling, implementing and closing. You will examine the role of the project manager with respect to team, client and stakeholder communications; common project management terminology; and how to apply project planning and control techniques to the workplace.

Project Planning and Scheduling


This course provides participants with practices and techniques to coordinate project elements effectively and ensure that your project includes all critical stages and resources. You will cover project plan development and execution, initiation, as well as scope planning, verification and change control.

Project Quality Management


This course covers the process required to ensure that the project will satisfy the needs for which the project was undertaken. In this seminar, participants will learn quality planning, quality assurance and quality control.

Stakeholder, Resource and  Communications Management


This course is designed to teach you how to develop an effective and cohesive project team through improved leadership, team building and communication skills in an environment that fosters team cooperation. Participants learn and practice proven team building, motivational and conflict resolution techniques to help them realize the most from their human resources.

Project Risk Management


The failure of project managers to assess project risks has been a major cause of project failures. In this course, participants learn to identify, analyze and mitigate project risks, as well as implement and communicate a risk management plan to clients and management. Participants will explore best practices in innovative risk reduction from various industries.

Cost and Procurement Management


This course deals with the fundamentals of resource planning - the defining, sequencing and duration estimation of activities; cost estimation, cost management and control; and provides participants with effective tools to ensure the project is completed on time and within budget. The course will use case studies, hands-on exercises and problem analysis to simulate the preparation of the project plan.

Project Management Practicum (taken last)


This course takes participants through the entire lifecycle of a project using the initiating, planning, implementing, controlling and closeout phases of project management. Students will be given a case study, employing the knowledge gained from previous courses. Participants will go through the exercise of meeting deliverables with tight deadlines, dealing with group development issues, managing conflict and meeting customer expectations.

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