Project Management Certificate

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 $575+GST effective May 1, 2018

Grant Funding

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

Courses

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Type Name Date
Prerequisite Fundamentals of Project Management

Sep 6-7

Sep 20-21

Prerequisite Project Planning and Scheduling Sep 26-27
Required Project Quality Management Oct 11-12
Required Stakeholder, Resource and Communication Management (formerly HR & Communications Mgmt)

Oct 25-26

Required Project Risk Management

Nov 6-7

Required Cost and Procurement Management

May 17-18

Nov 22-23

Required Project Management Practicum (taken last)

Jun 20-21

Dec 13-14

Intensive Project Management Intensive
(includes Project Risk, Project Quality and Stakeholder, Resource and Communication Management)

Jun 11-15

Course Descriptions

Fundamentals of Project Management

Prerequisite

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

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 plan development and execution, initiation, as well as scope planning, verification and 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. In this seminar, 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 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

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 - 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)

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.

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