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Project Management Certificate

Program Start: 17 January 2023
Application Deadline: 10 January 2023
Location: Online
Credit Granting Institution: U of R


Gain knowledge, skills, tools, and techniques based on The Project Management Institute’s (PMI®) A Guide to the Project Management Body of Knowledge (PMBOK®) to plan and execute projects on time and on budget. By applying sound project management principles, many organizations across a broad range of industries and professions base their success on the timely and efficient completion of projects.

The Project Management Certificate is designed to meet the professional development needs of experienced project managers facing new challenges and novice managers who are new to project management.

Each individual seminar is worth 14 PDUs with PMI Saskatchewan.

• Classes to complete: 7 core
• Number of hours: 7 classes X 14 hours = 98 hours
• Achievement: Project Management Certificate
• Course Fee: $4,865.00 + GST

Each certificate course is being offered in a blended format using Zoom and CCE Community. You will be required to commit to a total 
of 14 hours of learning including pre-work, after classwork with your group, and on your own.

Course Descriptions

Fundamental Project Management Principles (Prerequisite) Jan 17-19 8:30 AM-12:30 PM
You will learn the fundamental tools and skills that support effective project management. Topics include project initiation, planning, controlling, implementing, and closing. You will examine the role of the project manager with respect to team, client, and stakeholder communications; common project management terminology; and how to apply project planning and control techniques to the workplace.

Project Planning and Scheduling (Prerequisite) Jan 30-Feb 1 1:00-5:00 PM
This course provides participants with practices and techniques to coordinate project elements effectively and ensure that your project includes all critical stages and resources. You will cover project plan development and execution, initiation, as well as scope planning, verification, and change control.

Project Quality Processes and Management (Required) Feb 13-15 8:30 AM-11:30 AM
This course covers the process required to ensure that the project will satisfy the needs for which the project was undertaken. In this seminar, participants will learn quality planning, quality assurance, and quality control.

Project Risk and Uncertainty Management (Required) Feb 27-Mar 1 8:30 AM-11:30 AM
The failure of project managers to assess project risks has been a major cause of project failures. In this course, participants learn to identify, analyze and mitigate project risks, as well as implement and communicate a risk management plan to clients and management. Participants will explore best practices in innovative risk reduction from various industries.

Project Value Management (Required) Mar 13-15 8:30 AM-11:30 AM
This course deals with the fundamentals of resource planning - the defining, sequencing, and duration estimation of activities; cost estimation, cost management, and control; and provides participants with effective tools to ensure the project is completed on time and within budget. The course will use case studies, hands-on exercises, and problem analysis to simulate the preparation of the project plan.

Stakeholder, Team, and Communications Management (Required) Mar 27-29 8:30 AM-11:30 AM
This course is designed to teach you how to develop an effective and cohesive project team through improved leadership, team building, and communication skills in an environment that fosters team cooperation. Participants learn and practice proven team building, motivational, and conflict resolution techniques to help them realize the most from their human resources.

Project Management Practicum (taken last) (Required) Apr 17-19 8:30 AM-12:30 PM
This course takes participants through the entire lifecycle of a project using the initiating, planning, implementing, controlling, and closeout phases of project management. Students will be given a case study, employing the knowledge gained from previous courses. Participants will go through the exercise of meeting deliverables with tight deadlines, dealing with group development issues, managing conflict, and meeting customer expectations.

Tuition: $4,865*
*Note: Tuition, Books and Supplies, Health and Dental amounts are approximate, based on last year's program and may change at anytime.


Funding Opportunities: Our non-credit programs may qualify for the Canada Training Credit and Canada Saskatchewan Job Grant

*GST will be added to the tuition cost.

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