PROJECT MANAGEMENT

Course Name: Project Management
Delivery Mode: Classroom, onsite, online
LOCATION: College Campus/Online/Hybrid
DURATION: 2
Semester Program 590 Hrs.
COST: Domestic: $3627.99. International $8948.39

OVERVIEW

Organizations of all sizes depend upon the successful completion of projects to survive and remain competitive. Successful Project management controls every aspect of the project from initial concept through design, actual task completion and implementation. Resource allocation, time and cost control are essential elements to be managed to prevent overruns.

This one-year (2 semester)Ontario College Graduate Certificate Program prepares graduates for this rewarding managerial career in the field of Project Management. Project Management is a highly sought discipline that involves the application of knowledge, skills and techniques to execute projects effectively and efficiently. Project managers are in high demand across all industries.

Students will develop a critical understanding of the ten knowledge areas according to “A Guide to the Project Management Body of Knowledge” (PMBOK® Guide). Students will acquire the creative, practical, and advanced expertise that contributes to the effective management of the critical elements required to ensure overall project success. This course is interactive and takes a hands-on approach to learning. Learn how to manage simple to complex projects from start to finish, and become a critical part of an organization’s most exciting achievements. Develop the skills you need to oversee project management activities such as planning, managing scope, costs, time while balancing client expectations. Learn organizational Agility with practices such as Scrum. Establish goals for your project team and lead them to overcome obstacles to achieve success, meeting stakeholders needs. Earn project management education hours towards a variety of certifications: Certified Associate in Project Management (CAPM), Project Management Professional (PMP), Agile Scrum Master (ASM), Risk Management Professional (RMP), or Agile Certified Practitioner (ACP) designations. Interested in taking this program on a part-time basis? It’s possible to complete this program while still working full-time and fulfilling your other commitments.

ADMISSION REQUIREMENTS

Applicants to the program must have an Advanced Diploma or a degree from a recognized college or university.

Applicants must submit transcripts verifying previous academic qualifications and experience from recognized institutions. All documentation must be submitted in English.

Applicants must be fluent enough in English to understand the instructors and technical language used during each course. An acceptable score on an English proficiency test is required to be considered for admission:

  • IELTS – Required score of 6.5 overall with minimum 6.0 in each section.

ADDITIONAL REQUIREMENTS
When computers are required during class hours, students will be working in computer labs. In order to attend virtual or alternate delivery classes, work in teams in virtual workspaces, or complete homework outside of campus and computer lab hours, students will be required to have the following technical equipment at home:

  • Windows Personal Computer (laptop or PC) (Mac computers are not compatible with all software applications)
  • MS Office
  • Webcam and microphone High-speed internet connection

Furthermore, the following technical requirements are required for the Business Intelligence and Emerging Technologies course:

  • Ram: 8 GB
  • Processor: Intel Core i5 or i7 or better
  • Hard drive: 500 GB
  • Windows version: 10 or later
    Tuition and Fees:

    Tuition and fee details for the 2021-2022 year are listed below. Books and supplies are additional.

    Canadian                            International

    Tuition                                    $2479.50                            $7250.00

    Ancillary Fees                        $1148.49                            $1698.39

    Total Fees                              $3627.99                             $8948.39

    Pathways and credit transfer

    PLAR: Prior Learning Assessment and Recognition (PLAR) pathways enable students to build on their academic achievements in order to earn a degree or additional credential.
    Often applicants have earned credits from another college or university that may allow a student to be granted advanced standing or exemption.

    CAREER OPTIONS
    WHAT YOU COULD BE:

    • Project coordinator
    • Project manager
    • Project scheduler

    Program

Semester 1

Foundations of Project Management – 42 hrs.
Project Scope Management – 42 hrs.
Project Communications – 42 hrs.
Project Time Management Strategies – 42 hrs.
Business Intelligence and Emerging Technologies – 42 hrs.

Semester 2
Financial Management and Cost Control – 42 hrs.
Project Quality and Risk Management – 42 hrs.
Conflict in Projects – 42 hrs.
Procurement and Sourcing – 42 hrs.
Leadership – 42 hrs.
Culminating Project – 42 hrs.

CAREER OPPORTUNITIES

Career opportunities in Project management are endless. Various career paths such as; computer and information systems, construction and design, real estate, finance and auditing, community development, not for profit and health, and research, among others, offer graduates a wide range of opportunities in project management roles.

CAREER OPTIONS
WHAT YOU COULD BE:

  • Project coordinator
  • Project manager
  • Project scheduler

WHERE YOU COULD WORK:

Most organizations look for candidates that can apply project management skills within specific industries such as (but not limited to):

    • Business
    • Construction
    • Government
    • Consulting
    • Law
    • Marketing and promotion
    • Hospitality
    • Health services
    • Information technology