Project Management

PROJECT MANAGEMENT

Course Name: Project Management
Delivery Mode: Classroom, Hybrid, Online
Duration: 1 Year/2  Semesters -600 hrs.

LOCATION: College Campus/Online/Hybrid
DURATION: 2
Semester Program 600 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 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

PROGRAM
Semester 1

Project Communications 42
Project Leadership and Team Management 42
Foundations of Project Management 53
Project Planning – Scope and Quality 43
Project Time Management Strategies 42
Business Intelligence and Emerging Technologies – 42

Semester 2

Financial Management and Cost Control 42
Project Quality and Risk Management . 42
Advanced Project Planning Conflict Control 42
Project Management – Capstone 42
Procurement and Sourcing 42
Leadership Project Management 42
Culminating Project 42
Program Learning Outcomes

Manage the scope, cost, timing and quality of a project including the project success as defined by the project stakeholders.

Align a project to the organizations strategic plans and business justification throughout the lifecycle.

Establish project goals, constraints, deliverables, performance criteria, control needs, and resource requirements in consultation with stakeholders.

Implement the PMI project management knowledge, processes, lifecycle phases, and the embodied concepts, tools and techniques in order to achieve project success.

Adapt projects in response to issues that arise both internally and externally;

Interact with teams and stakeholders in a professional manner, respecting differences, to ensure a collaborative project environment.

Utilize technology tools for communication, collaboration, information management, and decision support.

Implement business concepts, practices and tools in order to facilitate project success.

Reflect on their role and effectiveness as a leader and a follower.

Apply appropriate legal and ethical standards.

Adapt project management practices to meet the needs of stakeholders from multiple sectors of the economy.

Apply project management practices to the launch of new programs, initiatives, products, services, and events relative to the stakeholder needs.

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