The complexity of industry’s labour and entrepreneurial needs requires managers who can work within a variety of settings and in cross-functional and multi-disciplinary teams. This program fills that need by providing project management training to candidates who require project management skills to ensure new ventures have potential for successful delivery. The program covers technical, leadership, business, and strategic management subjects with an emphasis on understanding and managing change as applied to project management.
Ontario College Graduate Certificate
The graduate has reliably demonstrated the ability to:
- Manage the scope, cost, timing, and quality of the project, at all times focused on project success as defined by project stakeholders
- Align the project to the organization’s strategic plans and business justification throughout its lifecycle
- Identify project goals, constraints, deliverables, performance criteria, control needs, and resource requirements in consultation with stakeholders
- Implement the PMI project management knowledge areas, processes, lifecycle phases and the embodied concepts, tools and techniques in order to achieve project success
- Adapt projects in response to issues that arise internally and externally
- Interact with team 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 general business concepts, practices, and tools to facilitate project success
- Reflect on their role and effectiveness as a leader and follower
- Apply appropriate legal and ethical standards
- Adapt project management practices to meet the needs of stakeholders from multiple sectors of the economy (i.e., manufacturing, technology, consulting, government, arts, media, and not-for-profit organizations)
- Apply project management practices to the launch of new programs, initiatives, products, services, and events relative to the needs of stakeholders
- Appraise the role of project management in organizational change
- Employ environmentally sustainable practices within the profession
- Employ entrepreneurial strategies to identify, research, communicate, and/or respond to new opportunities
This program will be attractive to persons who occupy or aspire to fulfill Supervisor, Manager, Program/Project Manager, Team Lead, Scheduler, Estimator, other supervisory or middle management positions in a variety of disciplines including business, health sciences, service industries, and technical.
- Post-secondary diploma, degree or equivalent.
Applicants who do not possess the above academic requirement may be considered upon submission of a resume and reference letters which demonstrate relevant work experience.
Collaboration and Project Management
Strategic Project Portfolio Management
Project Communications Management
Business Management for Project Managers
Agile Project Management
Advanced Project Planning and Risk Management
Decision Support for Project Managers
Advanced Project Controls
Project Management Capstone Project