Masters Certificate in Project Management

Consolidate and advance your PM skills to add value to all your projects.

This partnered program offered by the Sobey School of Business, Saint Mary’s University and Schulich Executive Education Centre, York University gives you the knowledge and tools to consistently deliver projects on time, budget and within scope.

Founded upon the Project Management Institute's A Guide to the Project Management Body of Knowledge (PMBoK® Guide), master the ten key areas of Project Management that are tested in the PMI® certification exam.

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. See the Master Certificate in Project Management brochure link below for details.

One of the most popular project management programs in Canada.

Ideal for participants with one year of Project Management experience or if you have completed an introductory Project Management course.

PRE - CERTIFICATE PREPARATION: You will have pre reading material to read in preparation for the first day of your certificate.

Program Includes:

  • 2 day Introduction to Agile and Scrum module
  • Online PMP Exam preparation module designed especially for MCPM
  • Access to an online portal of PM articles and resources

18 Day Certificate

Spread Over 5 Months

Program Dates:

February 17 to June 10, 2023
February 16 - June 15, 2024

Fee: $9,450


Master Certificate in Project Management

Location: Online

Online Information Session 
15th of each month or next business day
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Program Content

MODULE 1: Program Introduction (1 DAY)
(February 16, 2024) 
Review course deliverables, expert instructors and teaching modules.

MODULE 2: Project Planning and Control (3 DAYS)
(February 22 - 24, 2024)
A complete foundation in successful planning and implementation.

MODULE 3: Introduction to Agile and Scrum (2 DAYS)  
(March 10 - 11, 2023)
(2024: March 8 - 9, 2024)

Understanding key elements of Agile and Scrum and how to apply them to any project.

MODULE 4: Project Quality Management (2 DAYS) 
(April 14 - 15, 2023)
(2024: March 22 - 23, 2024)

Learn how to build quality measures into every project.

MODULE 5: Procurement and Contracting Management (2 DAYS)
(April 28 - 29, 2023)
(2024: May 24 - 25, 2024)

Successfully manage key vendors and partners.

MODULE 6: Effective Project Cost Management (2 DAYS)
(May 5 - 6, 2023)
(2024: May 3 - 4, 2024)

Manage your projects through the lens of cost minimization.

MODULE 7: Assessing & Managing Project Risk (2 DAYS)
(May 26 - 27, 2023)
(2024: April 5 - 6, 2024)
Approaches to evaluating project uncertainties and risks.

MODULE 8: Leadership, Communication and Stakeholder Management (2 DAYS) 
(June 2 - 3, 2023)
(2024: April 19 - 20, 2024)
Improve your project effectiveness in HR, communications
and stakeholder management.

MODULE 9: Project Integration and Simulation (2 DAYS)
(June 9 - 10, 2023)
(2024: June 14 - 15, 2023)
All participants will apply their learning to propose, plan, execute and deliver a full-scale realistic project in teams


This program is delivered in partnership with Schulich Executive Education Centre at York University.