Executive and Professional Development
Offered in partnership with the Schulich Executive Education Centre, York University, The Masters Certificate in Project Management is one of the most popular project management programs in Canada, now graduating over 1,000 participants per year. Master the nine key areas of Project Management that are tested in the PMP® certification exam.
Founded upon the Project Management Institute's A Guide to the Project Management Body of Knowledge (PMBOK® Guide), this program gives you the knowledge and tools you need to consistently deliver projects on time, on budget and within scope.
Delivered by expert instructors with extensive real world experience, this is an outstanding program for any professional who is pursuing a career in the fast-paced field of project management.
We will have one session that extends over 7 months with modules approximately every 3 weeks. See the flyer above for details
PREREQUISITE: Participants must have one year of Project Management experience or have completed an introductory Project Management Course.
PRE-CERTIFICATE PREPARATION: You will receive some reading material that we ask you read in preparation for the first day of your certificate.
18 Day Certificate
Spread Over 7 Months
November 30, 2017 – May 25, 2018
MODULE 1: 1 DAY
Program Introduction - Review course deliverables, expert instructors and teaching modules*
November 17, 2017 (Friday)
MODULE 2: 3 DAYS
Project Planning and Control - A complete foundation in successful planning and implementation
November 30 - December 2, 2017 (Thursday - Saturday)
MODULE 3: 2 DAYS
Leadership, Communication and Stakeholder Management - Improving your project effectiveness in HR, Communications and Stakeholder Management
January 12 - 13, 2018 (Friday - Saturday)
MODULE 4: 2 DAYS
Project Quality Management - Learn how to build quality measures into every project
February 2 - 3, 2018 (Friday - Saturday)
MODULE 5: 2 DAYS
Procurement and Contracting Management - Successfully manage key vendors and partners
February 22 - 23, 2018 (Thursday - Friday)
MODULE 6: 2 DAYS
Assessing and Managing Project Risk - Approaches to evaluating project uncertainties and risks
March 22 - 23, 2018 (Thursday - Friday)
MODULE 7: 2 DAYS
Effective Project Cost Management - Manage your projects through the lens of cost minimization
April 19 - 20, 2018 (Thursday - Friday)
MODULE 8: 2 DAYS
Filling in the Gaps & Final Exam - Review of key concepts and testing areas for the final exam and write the final exam
May 10 - 11, 2018 (Thursday - Friday)
MODULE 9: 2 DAYS
Project Simulation - All participants will apply their learning to propose, plan, execute and deliver a full-scale realistic project in teams.
May 24 - 25, 2018 (Thursday - Friday)
This program is delivered in partnership with Schulich Executive Education Centre at York University.