Project Management

Ontario College Graduate Certificate | Code: 1298

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About the program

This program will provide students with the theoretical and practical knowledge and skills to manage projects from inception to completion. Projects range from basic work projects to increasingly more complex projects for stakeholders in all sectors of the economy. Graduates will have applied accepted management practices while working independently and collaboratively, to achieve the project and organizational goals on time, on budget, and to the full satisfaction of all stakeholders in terms of scope and quality.

Program information

All courses must be completed within 5 years of acceptance into the program

Admission requirements

  • A two- or three-year diploma or a degree from an accredited college or university in a related field OR equivalent experience

Note re: admission requirements

  • Applicants possessing degrees/diplomas from institutions where the language of instruction was not English will be required to provide test scores as evidence of their English language proficiency. Test scores, if required, would be a minimum of TOEFL iBT 88; IELTS 6.5 with no bands less than 6.0; CAEL 70 with no sub-test band scores less than 60; PTE Academic 58; Conestoga English Language Test (CELT) Band 6; or equivalent scores in other recognized standard tests of English.
  • We offer a language program for students whose English language skills are below the standard required for admission but all other admission criteria have been met. You will be eligible for admission to the graduate certificate program after completion of level 4 of the General Arts and Science - English Language Studies (ELS) program with an overall grade average of 80% and no grade less than 75%. Your placement in the ELS program is determined by scores on an in-house English language test or TOEFL or IELTS

Admission procedures

  • Submit proof of admission requirements.
  • Final selection is made following an assessment of the admission requirements.

Program requirements

Graduate opportunities

Graduates will have applied accepted management practices while working independently and collaboratively, to achieve the project and organizational goals on time, on budget, and to the full satisfaction of all stakeholders in terms of scope and quality.

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Program 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.

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Program contact

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Spring Registration: February 4, 2019
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