Project Management Certificate

Now includes PMBOK® Guide 7th Edition updates.

Employers rank Project Management in the top 3 in-demand skills in the province – Insightrix®, 2021.

 

Gain knowledge, skills, models and methods based on The Project Management Institute’s (PMI®) A Guide to the Project Management Body of Knowledge (PMBOK®) Version 6 and the new Version 7 published in 2021. This global standard of project management supports project professionals to plan and execute quality projects on schedule, on budget and consistent with the objectives of the sponsoring organization. Applying sound project management principles helps organizations across a broad range of industries and professions deliver value through successful planning and delivery 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 course is worth 14 PDUs with PMI Saskatchewan.

Students who complete the Project Management Certificate become University of Regina Alumni.

Who is it for:

• experienced project managers
• managers new to project management
• anyone looking to grow their career with project management skills and expertise
• students from faculties such as business and engineering who want to enhance their resumé and gain a competitive advantage

  • Comprised of (for Microcredential and Certificates): 7 courses
  • Duration: 14hrs per course X 7 = 98hrs total.
  • Delivery: Face-to-face and remote offerings
  • Achievement: Project Management Certificate
  • Assessment: Course completion based on pass/fail assigned by instructor. Based on 80% attendance of each day synchronous learning; completing assignments and group work; and active participation.
  • Completion Timeline: Within three years from the term in which you begin the program.
  • Course Fee: Each course is $695+GST
    Each certificate course is being offered in a blended format using Zoom and CCE Community. You will be required to commit to a total of 14 hours of learning including: pre-work, after class work with your group, and on your own.
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Funding Opportunities

Our non-credit programs may qualify for the Canada-Saskatchewan Job Grant, Canada Training Credit, Re-Skill Saskatchewan Training Subsidy (RSTS) and the URAA Alumni Professional Development Award.

Courses

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Type Name Remote Face-to-Face
Prerequisite Fundamentals of Project Management Winter 2023
Spring/Summer 2023
Prerequisite Project Planning and Scheduling Winter 2023
Spring/Summer 2023
Required Project Risk Management Nov 7-9 Oct 31-Nov 1
Required Stakeholder, Resource and Communication Management
Nov 21-23 Oct 27-28
Required Project Quality Management Oct 24-26 Winter 2023
Required Cost and Procurement Management Dec 5-7 Nov 15-16
Required Project Management Practicum (taken last) Jan 10-12, 2023 Nov 28-29
Intensive Project Management Intensive
(includes Project Risk, Project Quality and Stakeholder, Resource and Communication Management)
N/A Fall 2022

Course Descriptions

Fundamentals of Project Management

Prerequisite

You will learn the fundamental models, methods and artifacts 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 leadership, team and stakeholder communications; common project management terminology; and how to apply principles to guide the behaviours that drive value for projects, products and portfolios in the workplace.

Project Planning and Scheduling

Prerequisite

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 initiation, scope planning, project plan development and execution, scheduling development, monitoring and control, as well as project change control.

Project Quality Management

Required

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

Stakeholder, Resource and  Communications Management

Required

This course is designed to teach you how to embed the 12 Project Management Principles into all aspects of your approach. You will learn methods 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 models that drive value and practice proven leadership, motivational and conflict resolution techniques to help them realize the most from the team and stakeholders.

Project Risk Management

Required

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

Required

This course deals with the fundamentals of resource planning and includes cost and procurement activities related to the defining, sequencing and duration estimation of activities, and resources and related cost estimation, cost management and control. You will learn how to use effective tools to ensure the project is completed on schedule 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)

Required

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.

The Details: What you need to know

  • Attedance Requirements
  • Completion Letters
  • Completion Policy - Professional Certificates and Microcredentials
  • Professional Certificate Requests
  • Withdrawal

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